Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 10, 1688-1693. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Jovis, 9 die Maii; 1° Willielmi et Mariæ.
Annulling Lisle's Attainder.
A BILL for the Annulling, and making void, the Attainder of Alitia Lisle, Widow, was read the First time.
Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time.
Astley's, &c. Nat.
A Bill for Naturalizing of Ann Astley, and others, was read a Second time.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Mr. Papillion, Sir Rob. Cotton, Mr. Fran. Russell, Mr. Christy, Sir Nevill Catlyn, Mr. Parker, Sir Ralph Carre, Sir Wm. Strickland, Mr. Tho. Foley, Sir Walter Young, Mr. Solicitor General, Mr. Paul Foley, Sir Jos. Tredenham, Sir Walter Moyle, Mr. Bromley, Mr. Fenwick, Sir Philip Skippon, Sir Tho. Littleton, * Pooley, Sir Wm. Honywood, Mr. England, Mr. Arnold, Sir John Knatchbull, Mr. Cooke: And they are to meet To-morrow in the Afternoon, at Four of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber: And are impowered to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
A Bill for Supply of a defective Conveyance, made by Roger Price, of the Manor of Westbury, in the County of Bucks, was read the Second time.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Sir Tho. Pope Blunt, Mr. Gwyn, Serjeant Wogan, Sir Rob. Clayton, Mr. Somers, Sir John Cutler, Sir Cha. Raleigh, Sir Rich. Temple, Sir Wm. Poultney, Sir Tho. Darcye, Sir Jos. Tredenham, Sir Rob. Owen, Mr. Montague, Sir Rob. Cotton, Mr. Parker, Sir James Rushut, Lord Digby, Mr. Dolben, Mr. Foley, Mr. Parkhurst, Colonel Tipping, Mr. Fenwick, and all the Members that serve for the Counties of Bucks, Oxon, and Hertford: And they are to meet To-morrow in the Afternoon, at Four of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber: And are impowered to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Leave of Absence.
Ordered, That Sir Edw. Norreis have Leave to go into the Country, for Three Weeks.
Bristol, &c. Courts of Conscience.
A Bill for establishing Courts of Conscience in Bristoll and Gloucester, and new building a Gaol in the City of Bristoll, was read the Second time.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Sir Rich. Hart, Mr. Masters, Sir Wm. Blackett, Mr. Gwyn, Sir Jos. Tredenham, Sir Tho Lee, Mr. Paul Foley, Mr. Parker, Mr. Grubb, Mr. Colt, Mr. Cooke, Mr. Dcane, Sir John Knight, Mr. Brewer, Sir Charles Raleigh, Sir Walter Moyle, Mr. Arnold, Sir Wm. Honywood, Sir Rob. Cotton, Mr. Christy, Sir Wm. Poultney, Sir John Cotton, and all the Members that serve for the Counties of Gloucester and Somersett: And they are to meet To-morrow, at Four of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Exchequer Chamber.
Prideaux's Claim on Lord Jeffreys.
A Bill for charging the Manor of Dolby and Broughton with the Payment of Fourteen thousand Seven hundred and Sixty Pounds, and Interest to Edmund Prideaux, Esquire, was brought in; and laid upon the Table.
Mr. Christy reports from the Committee to whom the Bill for Exportation of Leather was committed, That they had thought fit to make several Amendments therein: Which he read in his Place; and afterwards delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same were Once read throughout; and afterwards, a Second time, one by one; and agreed unto by the House.
The Petition of the Company of Cordwainers was read.
The Petition of the Shoemakers of Northampton was read.
The Petition of the Shoemakers of Southwarke was read.
Resolved, That the Bill, with the Amendments, be ingrossed.
Resolved, That the House do immediately resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of a further Supply for the Navy.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Hamden took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Supply Bill; Poll Tax.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Miles Cooke and Sir Lacon Wm. Child;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have passed the Bill, intituled, An additional Act to an Act, intituled, An Act for the raising Money by a Poll, and otherwise, towards the Reducing of Ireland, with Amendments; to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
And then the Messengers withdrew.
The Amendments were read; and are as followeth; viz.
P. 1. 1. 3, after "towards," add "the."
P. * 1. 17, after the Word "Act," insert the Clause [A]; for the Lords appointing Commissioners to rate themselves in respect of their Offices and personal Estates, and freeing their Persons from Imprisonments; and for appointing a Collector to receive their Assessments.
The First of the said Amendments were read a Second time.
Resolved, That this House doth agree with the Lords in the said Amendment.
The Second Amendment was read the Second time.
The Question being put, That the House do agree with the Lords in the said Amendment;
It passed in the Negative.
Resolved, That a Committee be appointed to prepare Reasons, why this House doth not agree with the Lords in the said Amendment.
And it is referred unto Sir Tho. Lee, Mr. Sacheverell, Mr. Hamden, Mr. Garway, Sir Jos. Tredenham, Mr. Dolben, Mr. Conisby, Sir Tho. Littleton, Lord Falkland, Sir H. Capell, Sir Rich. Temple, Sir Wm. Williams, Sir Christ. Musgrave; or any Three of them: And they are to meet this Afternoon, at Four of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber; and to make their Report to the House To-morrow Morning: And Sir Wm. Williams is desired to take Care therein.
Supply Bill; Excise.
Ordered, That the Bill for the additional Excise be presented to the House. To-morrow Morning, by Colonel Birch.
Supply Bill; Ground Rents.
Ordered, That the Bill for laying a Tax upon Ground Rents, upon new Foundations, be presented to the House, To-morrow Morning, by Mr. Serjeant Wogan.
Amount of Taxes.
Resolved, That a Committee be appointed to consider what the Taxes for the additional Excise, and upon Ground Rents, and for the Forfeitures of Five hundred Pounds, may amount unto.
And it is referred unto Colonel Birch, Mr. Hillier, Sir Hen. Capell, Mr. Fenwick, Sir Gilb. Clerke, Sir Rich. Newdigate, Mr. Auditor Done, Mr. Bickerstaffe, Lord Digby, Mr. John Thomson, Sir Fra. Russell, Mr. Hobby, Sir Christoph. Musgrave, Mr. Coningsby, Mr. Freeke, Mr. Papillion, Sir Wm. Pinsent, Mr. Hamden, Lord Norreis, Mr. Pelham, Mr. Arnold, Mr. Grey, Sir Wm. Williams, Sir Hen. Goffe, Sir Robert Cotton, Sir R. Onslow, Mr. Hawtry, Lord Falkland, Mr. Garway, Sir Tho. Littleton, Mr. Sacheverell, Serjeant Wogan, Mr. Leveson Gowre, Mr. Harbord, Sir John Cotton, Mr. Mansell, Mr. Russell, Mr. Foley: And they are to meet this Afternoon, at Four of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber; and to make their Report to the House, with all convenient Speed.
Ways and Means.
Resolved, That this House do, To-morrow Morning, at Ten of the Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of a Way of raising the Monies already voted by the House, and to proceed further in Consideration of the Supply for the Navy.
Ordered, That the Report, touching the Breach of Privilege between Sir Rich. Temple and Mr. Palmes, be made upon Tuesday next.
New Windsor Election.
Ordered, That the Report from the Committee of Privileges and Elections, touching the Election for New Windsor, be made upon Tuesday next.
Ordered, That all Committees be revived.
Ordered, That the adjourned Debate, touching Richard Janeway, be resumed To-morrow Morning, at Ten of the Clock.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Nine of the Clock.