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, 19 die Decembris; 1° Gulielmi et Mariæ.
A PETITION of Thomas Edon, Esquire, and Mr. George Beckford, Mr. Edmund Estcourt, and Mr. James Fish, Creditors of the said Thomas Edon, was read; setting forth, That the Petitioner Edon is indebted to the rest of the Petitioners, and others, in several Sums of Money: And that the said Edon is lawfully possessed of divers Lands in Bookeing, Braintree, and Hanvill; in the County of Essex; which Estate he was willing should be sold for the Payment of his Debts (which cannot be done without an Act of Parliament); and to make Provision for his Wife, in lieu of her Jointure: And that all Persons, claiming any Interest therein, are consenting that such Act should pass; and praying Leave to bring in a Bill accordingly.
Le Grand's, &c. Nat.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Major Manley, Lord Falkland, Mr. Dolben, Mr. Blowfeild, Sir Rich. Newdigate, Mr. Vincent, Mr. Baldwyn, Sir Thom. Darcy, Mr. Arnold, Sir Cha. Raleigh, Sir Trevor Williams, Sir Tho. Littleton, Mr. Brereton, Sir Math. Andrews, Mr. Rebow, Sir Phil. Skippon, Sir Hen. Goodrick, Mr. Fenwick, Mr. Glemham, Colonel Cornwall, Mr. Niccolls, Mr. Moore, Mr. Gwyn, Mr. Christy, Sir Fra. Drake, Sir Rob. Cotton, Mr. Boyle, Mr. Ellwell, Sir Edward Aiscough, Mr. Hawtry, Mr. Bickerstaffe: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Three of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.
Leave of Absence.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Sir Hen. Goodrick, Mr. Blowfeild, Mr. Philips, Mr. Grey, Sir Tho. Littleton, Mr. Paul Foley, Mr. Bickerstaffe, Sir Cha. Bloys, Sir Rich. Verney, Sir Wm. Honywood, Mr. Rebow, Sir Tho. Darcy, Lord Digby, Mr. Hawtry, Lord Falkland, Colonel Birch, Sir Hen. Goffe, Mr. Deane, Mr. Lewes, Mr. Dolben, Mr. Fenwick, Sir Cha. Raleigh, Sir Phil. Gell, Mr. Baldwyn, Sir Tho. Clarges, Mr. Manley, Sir Tho. Barnadiston, Mr. Niccolls, Mr. Harley, Mr. Foley, Sir Edw. Hussey, Mr. Grey, Mr. Boyle, Sir John Moreton, Sir Rob. Nappier, Mr. Faux; and all that serve for the County of Warwick: And they are to meet this Afternoon, at Three of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.
Punishing Mutiny and Desertion.
Colonel Tipping reports from the Committee, to whom the Clause offered to be added to the ingrossed Bill, sent down from the Lords, intituled, An Act for punishing Officers and Soldiers who shall mutiny, or desert their Majesties Service, and for punishing false Musters, was referred, That several Amendments were agreed to be made to the Clause: Which he read in his Place, with the Coherence; and afterwards, delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Sir Rob. Howard, Sir Hen. Capell, Mr. Baldwyn, Sir Jo. Trenchard, Mr. Sacheverell, Sir Cha. Bloys, Sir Edw. Harley, Mr. Comptroller, Sir Cha. Raleigh, Mr. Vincent, Mr. Rebow, Sir Fran. Russell, Mr. Paul Foley, Lord Colchester, Sir Ralph Carre, Sir John Cary, Sir John Trevor, Sir Rob. Rich, Sir Edw. Seymour, Mr. Buscawen, Sir Wm. Ashurst, Colonel Whitley, Sir Rob. Cotton, Mr. Glemham, Sir ChrMusgrave, Sir Jo. Barker, Mr. Moore, Sir Peter Coryton, Mr. Harley, Mr. Fenwick, Mr. Hampden, Sir Ralph Dutton, Sir John Guise, Sir H. Winchcomb, Mr. Pitts, Lord Marquis Winchester, Mr. Reignolds, Sir Wm. Ellis, Sir James Rushout, Colonel Birch, Sir Mich. Bidolph, Sir Rob. Nappier, Mr. Morland, Mr. Christy, Mr. Roberts, Colonel Beamont, Sir Edw. Hussey, Mr. White, Sir Jos. Tredenham, Mr. Fra. Thomson, Sir John Manwareing, Mr. Edw. Thomson, Mr. Solicitor General, Lord Falkland, Mr. Cooke, Lord Wm. Pawlet, Mr. Kendall, Sir Fra. Guibon, Mr. Baile, Mr. Fox, Mr. Bickerstaffe, Sir Jo. Moreton, Mr. Etterick, Lord Brandon, Mr. Row, Mr. Stockdale, Sir Wm. Johnson, Sir H. Hobart, Sir Algern. May. Mr. Sherrard, Mr. Mansell, Sir Hen. Ashurst, Mr. Geo. Manwareing, Mr. Lewis, Mr. Tho. Foley, Mr. Bromley, Sir Walter Young, Mr. White, Sir John Barnadiston, Mr. Gray, Sir Scroope How, Mr. Ellwell, Sir Philip Skippon, Mr. Hussey, Sir Rob. Cotton, Mr. Niccolls, Earl of Bellamont, Sir D. Colchester, Mr. Hawles, Mr. Deane, Mr. Stanley: And all that come are to have Voices: And they are to meet To-morrow in the Afternoon at Three of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.
Supply Bill; collecting Revenue.
Cane Chairs, &c.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Sir Tho. Bernadiston, Sir Trevor Williams, Sir William Honeywood, Mr. Glemham, Mr. Lee, Sir Wm. Ellis, Sir Jo. Barker, Sir Tho. Middleton, Mr. Blowfeild, Sir Tho. Taylor, Sir Jo. Austen, Sir John Bancks, Mr. Pooley, Mr. Ellwell, Sir John Cope, Mr. Christy, Sir Wm. Langham, Sir John Key, Sir Cha. Cæsar, Lord Fairfax, Sir Cha. Bloys, Mr. Thomson, Sir Rob. Cotton, Sir Mich. Wentworth, Sir Edw. Hussey, Mr. Ramsden, Mr. Brewer, Mr. Burridge, Colonel Birch, Sir Rob. Nappier, Mr. Pitts, Mr. Sherrard, Sir H. Winchcomb, Mr. Fawkes; and all the Members that serve for the Counties of Wilts, Dorset, Yorke, Lincolne, and Kent: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Three of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber: And all that come to have Voices.
Ordered, That the Petition of several Joiners, Turners, Carvers, Sawyers, Caners of Chairs, and others, in and about the City of London, on Behalf of themselves, and many Thousands depending upon the said Trade, be referred to the Committee, to whom the Bill for preventing the Making of Cane Chairs, Couches, and Squabs, is referred.