Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 10, 1688-1693. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Lunæ, 11 die Novembris; 1° Gulielmi et Mariæ.
Recovery of Tythes.
Mr. Christy reports from the Committee to whom the Bill for the more easy Recovery of small Tythes, and Repair of Churches, was referred, That they had agreed upon several Amendments to be made to the Bill, and a Clause to be added to it; which they had directed him to report to the House: And he read the same in his Place, with the Coherence: 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, after an Amendment proposed to be made to the Clause, and agreed unto, and the Clause amended accordingly at the Table, the said Amendments and Clause were, upon the Question severally put thereupon, agreed unto by the House.
Ordered, That the Bill, so amended, and with the said Clause, be ingrossed.
Norwich Court of Conscience.
A Bill for erecting a Court of Conscience in the City and County of the City of Norwich, was read the First time.
Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time.
Relief of Irish Refugees.
The House being acquainted, that his Majesty had ordered a Sum of Money to be distributed among such of the Irish Nobility and Gentry as had lost their Estates in Ireland, and were fled hither for Refuge.
Resolved, That a Committee be appointed to consider of what Persons of the Irish Nobility and Gentry are fit to receive his Majesty's Bounty.
And is referred to Sir Jos. Tredenham, Sir Rob. Rich. Mr. Cognisby, Lord Bellamont, Sir John Guise, Mr. Windham, Mr. Roberts, Mr. Gwyn, Sir Gilbert Clerke, Mr. Fenwick, Sir Tho. Littleton, Sir Cha. Cæsar, Sir Rob. Cotton, Lord Fitzharding, Sir Fra Russell, Mr. Christy, Mr. Fox, Mr. Tho. Foley, Mr. Bickerstaffe, Lord Falkland, Mr. Boyle, Lord Digby, Mr. Gray, Mr. Parkhurst, Sir Rob. Clayton, Sir Tho. Barnadiston, Mr. Godolphin, Sir Wm. Yorke, Mr. Reynell, Mr. Smith, Mr. Freke, Sir Walter Young, Sir Tho. Pope Blunt, Lord Sherrard, Sir Hen. Capell, Major Buckland, Mr. Howard, Major Dickenson, Mr. Baldwyn: And they are to meet this Afternoon, at Three of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.
State of the Nation.
Resolved, That the House do, upon Wednesday Morning next, at Ten of the Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to take into Consideration the State of the Nation.
Defaulters at Call of the House.
Then the Names of such as were Defaulters, upon Calling-over the House the One-and-thirtieth of October last, were called, did not appear, and had no sufficient Excuse alledged in their Behalf, were noted down; in order to be further proceeded against.
French Goods seized.
Ordered, That the Commissioners of the Customs, and the Commissioners of the Prize Office, do, upon Wednesday Morning next, being in an Account, What French Wines and Brandies, and other French Goods, have been taken as Prizes, or have been seized upon by the Officers of the Custom-house; and where they are, and when taken, and by whom.
Address-Army in Ireland.
Resolved, That an humble Address be presented to his Majesty, by such Members of this House as are of his Majesty's most honourable Privy Council, and Sir John Guise, That he will please to appoint some fit Persons to go over into Ireland, to take an Account of the Number of the Army there, and the State and Condition of it.
Leave for Members to attend Lords.
Ordered, That Mr. Finch and Sir William Williams have Leave to attend the Bar of the House of Lords, in a Cause between Gay and Beauple.
Ordered, That all Committees be revived.