Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 10, 1688-1693. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Sabbati, 23 die Martii; 1° Willielmi et Mariæ
Leave of Absence.
Reviving Proceedings at Law.
The House then took into Consideration the Amendments proposed by the Lords, to be made to the Bill for Reviving of Actions and Process lately depending in the Courts at Westminster, and curing other Defects.
Leave of Absence.
A Motion being made, by Mr. Williams, a Member of the House, that Captain Motley, with his Witnesses, might appear at the Bar of the House, to clear himself from the Accusation Yesterday against him, in regard he denied the speaking any such thing as he was accused of; and that therefore also he might not be in the Custody of the Serjeant: And Mr. Williams undertaking that he shall appear on Monday Morning, and submit himself to the House;
King's Speech considered.
Mr. Hamden reports from the Committee of the whole House, That, they having taken further Consideration of his Majesty's Speech, they had agreed on Two Resolves, which they directed him to report to the House: And he having read the same in his Place, delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same being read, are as followeth:
Navy and Army.
Resolved, That it is the Opinion of this Committee, That the House be moved, that his Majesty be humbly desired to direct an Estimate to be sent to this House, what Fleet will be necessary for this Summers Service.
Resolved, That it is the Opinion of this Committee, That the House be moved, that his Majesty be humbly desired to give Direction, that the House may be informed, what the mutual Obligations of Assistance are, by any Treaties, between this Crown and the States of Holland.
Resolved, That this House doth agree with the Committee, That his Majesty be humbly desired to give Directions, that the House may be informed, what the mutual Obligations of Assistance are, by any Treaties, between this Crown and the States of Holland.
Marches Court in Wales.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Sir Edw. Harley, Mr. Gwyn, Mr. Wogan, Mr. Paul Foley, Mr. Sommers, Sir Wm. Gregory, Mr. Arnold, Mr. Leveson, Gowr, Sir Robert Nappier, Sir Rob. Cotton, Sir Tho. Mompesson, Sir Christopher Musgrave, Sir John Guise, Lord Falkland, Sir Robert Goodrick, Mr. Roberts, Sir Hen. Capell, Sir Tho. Clarges, Mr. Done, Mr. Buckley, Mr. Cristy, Sir Wm. Williams, jun. Sir Jos. Tredenham, Mr. H. Herbert, Mr. Attorney General, Mr. Cooke, Mr. Hamden, Mr. Ashburnham, Major Manley, Mr. Dolben, Colonel Birch: And all that come are to have Voices: And they are to meet on Monday next, at Four of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Exchequer Chamber: And are impowered to send for Persons, Papers; and Records.
Exporting Corn, &c.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Sir Rob. Davers, Lord Falkland, Mr. Eldred, Lord Wiltshire, Colonel Birch, Sir Walter Young, Mr. Somers, Mr. Fenwick, Sir Robert Nappier, Mr. Done, Sir Fra. Russell, Sir Hen. Goodrick, Mr. Leveson Gower, Sir Wm. Honeywood, Mr. Brewer, Sir Ralph Dutton, Sir Tho. Lee, Mr. Foley, Sir Wm. Gregory, Mr. Nowell, Sir Wm. Cooper, Sir Edw. Harley, Major Wildman, Mr. Bilson, Sir Tho. Clarges, Sir Edw. Norreis, Mr. England, Mr. Lee, Sir Matth. Andrews; and all that serve for the Port Towns: And they are to meet on Monday next, at Four a Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber.