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, 16 die Novembris; 1° Gulielmi et Mariæ.
Reversing Walcott's Attainder.
Norwich Court of Conscience.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Sir Nevill Catlyn, Mr. Parker, Mr. Blowfeild, Sir Rob. Rich, Mr. England, Mr. Reynell, Sir Cha. Bloys, Mr. P. Foley, Sir Rich. Harte, Mr. Bockland, Mr. Arnold, Sir John Cotton, Mr. Baldwyn, Mr. Baile, Sir Fra. Russell, Sir Tho. Darcy, Mr. Christy, Sir Wm. Honeywood, Mr. Fuller, Sir John Moreton, Mr. Rebow, Mr. Eldred, Sir Rob. Cotton, Lord Falkland, Sir Wm. Cooke, Mr. Colt, and all the Members that serve for the County of Norfolke: And they are to meet on Monday next at Four of the Clock in the Afternoon.
Westminster, &c. Courts of Conscience.
Punishing Mutiny and Desertion.
An ingrossed Bill, sent down from the Lords, intituled, An Act for punishing Officers or Soldiers who shall mutiny or desert their Majesties Service, and for punishing false Musters, was read the Second time.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed upon the Debate of the House to Mr. Sacheverell, Mr. Cognisby, Mr. Beale, Sir Gilbert Clerke, Mr. Paul Foley, Sir Wm. Yorke, Sir Peter Coryton, Colonel Beamont, Sir Rob. Howard, Mr. Bull, Mr. Hamden, Sir John Thomson, Mr. Smith, Colonel Birch, Sir Edw. Harly, Sir Wm. Ashurst, Sir Rich. Hart, Sir Rob. Cotton, Mr. Howe, Sir Wm. Ellis, Mr. Bickerstaffe, Sir Tho. Hussey, Lord Ranelagh, Sir Ch. Bloys, Sir Fran. Russell, Sir John Moreton, Mr. Kendall, Major Manley, Mr. Boyle, Sir Chr. Musgrave, Sir Edw. Hussey, Sir Math. Andrewes, Mr. Morgan, Sir Tho. Clarges, Sir Tho. Lee, Sir John Cotton, Colonel Tipping, Mr. Thornhaugh, Lord Falkland, Mr. Lewes, Sir John Guise, Mr. Fawkes, Sir Henry Capell, Mr. Niccolls, Mr. Grey, Mr. Milner, Mr. Rebow, Sir John Kay, Mr. Henry Herbert: And all that come are to have Voices: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Three of the Clock in the Speaker's Chamber: And it is to be an Instruction to the Committee, That they bring in a further Bill or Bills, as, upon the Debate of the House, they shall see Occasion for.
Lords desire Leave for a Member to attend them.
Mr. Speaker, We are commanded by the Lords to deliver this Message, That John Wildman, Esquire, may have Leave to come to the Lords Committees, who are appointed to consider, Who are the Advisers and Prosecutors of the Murders of the Lord Russell, Colonel Sidney, and others, to declare his Knowledge concerning these Matters.
Sir John Guise acquaints the House, That he, was directed by the Committee to whom it was referred to inspect the Expences of the War for the last Year, and to know, What Number of Men were in every particular Regiment and Company, and at what time they were mustered, That Mr. Hamden did deliver the Papers relating to the Musters to the Chairman of the said Committee.
Ordered, That Mr. Hamden do deliver to Sir John Guise, the Chairman of the Committee appointed to inspect the Expences of the War the last Year, and to know, What Number of Men were in every particular Regiment and Company, and at what time they were mustered, the Papers in his Hands relating to the Musters now remaining in his Hands.
Deficiency in Ordnance Office.
Sir Henry Goodrick, acquaints the House, That he had a Petition from such as used to furnish the Office of Ordnance with Stores, which was presented to that Board; by which they desired to be furnished with Monies, that they might be enabled to support their Credits and to continue to supply Stores for that Office: And that his Majesty had directed him to lay the Matter before this House.
Abuse in Convoys.
Ordered, That Captain Emanuell Hudson, John Champneys, John Hill, Wm. Hill, Wm. Parish, John Woodfin, Walter Deane, Captain Thorpe, John Gilbert, John Ware, James Braines, Benj. James, Henry Sturt, Dan. Gould, Captain Bullock, Benjamin Gillam, Wm. Kellenger, Captain Horrell, Captain Hooper, be summoned to attend this House upon Monday Morning next, when the Complaints made by the Merchants of London, of Abuses committed by Captains of their Majesties Ships, in exacting Monies for convoying Merchants Ships, is to be heard at the Bar of this House.