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, 15 die Decembris; 2° Gulielmi et Mariæ.
Members Contributions to Officers of the House.
ORDERED, That every Knight of the Shire do pay Ten Shillings; and every other Member of the House do pay Five Shillings; to be distributed by Mr. Speaker, among the Officers of this House, for their diligent Service and Attendance upon this House, and the Members thereof.
Lady Cornbury's Non-age.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Mr. Bickerstaffe, Mr. England, Mr. Gwyn, Mr. Baile, Sir Math. Andrewes, Mr. Blowfeild, Mr. Price, Sir Rich. Middleton, Mr. Hunt, Mr. Shackerly, Serjeant Wogan, Mr. Christie, Mr. Kynaston, Sir Rich. Temple, Mr. Vincent, Mr. Prade, Lord Pawlett, Mr. Burdett, Sir Edw. Seymour, Mr. Bowyer, Mr. Arnold, Mr. Brewer, Mr. Clerke, Major Vincent, Sir Jerv. Elwes, Sir John Barker, Mr. Done, Mr. Chaffyn, Mr. Hyde: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Five of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber: And are impowered to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Southwarke Court of Conscience.
Prideaux's Claim on Lord Jeffryes.
Ordered, That the Report, and Hearing at the Bar, touching the Bill for charging the Estate of the late Lord Jeffryes, in Leicestershire, with the Sum of Fourteen thousand Seven hundred and Sixty Pounds, and Interest, to Edmund Prideaux, Esquire, be upon Wednesday Morning next.
An ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act for vesting divers Lands in Trustees, to be sold for the Payment of certain Debts of Saint Leger Scroope, Esquire, deceased, was read the Third time.
An ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act for better enabling Jane Bray, Widow, Relict and sole Executrix of the last Will of Reginald Bray, Esquire, deceased, and others, to the speedier Raising of the Portions already appointed for her Daughters, by the said Reginald Bray, was read the Third time.
Ordered, That Sir Thom. Littleton do carry the Bill to the Lords; and acquaint them, That this House hath agreed thereunto, with the said Amendments; and desire their Lordships Concurrence to the said Amendments.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Colonel Birch, Lord Wm. Pawlett, Major Vincent, Sir John Dorrell, Sir Robert Cotton, Mr. Roberts, Mr. Glemham, Mr. Palmes, Mr. Hawtry, Mr. Lascells, Mr. Gray, Mr. Mountague, Sir John Thomson, Sir Rob. Rich, Mr. Price, Sir Ralph Dutton, Sir Rich. Onslow, Mr. Christie, Lord Cornbury, Mr. Brewer, Sir Gilb. Clerke, Mr. Hanmer, Mr. Bickerstaffe, Sir Cha. Keymish, Sir Fran. Blake, Mr. Brockman, Mr. Vincent, Mr. Jepson; Sir John Barker, Sir Walter Young, Sir Tho. Grosvenor, Mr. Wallis, Mr. Gwyn, Sir John Bolles, Mr. Taylor, Sir Rob. Clayton: And all that come are to have Voices: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Four of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.
Vexatious Suits for acting in Defence of the Kingdom.
And also to the Amendments made by this House to the Bill, intituled, An Act for Enabling of Trustees to sell certain Lands of Richard Cooke, Esquire, deceased, to pay Debts, and to raise a Portion for his Daughter:
Annulling Campbell's Marriage.
And also to the Amendments made by this House to the Bill, intituled, An Act for the better enabling Jane Bray, Widow, Relict and sole Executrix of the last Will of Reginald Bray, Esquire, deceased, and others, to the speedier Raising of the Portions already appointed for her Daughters by the said Reginald Bray:
Chambre's, &c. Nat.
Punishing Mutiny and Desertion.
And also to the Bill, intituled, An Act for punishing Officers and Soldiers who shall mutiny or desert their Majesties Service; and for Punishing of false Musters; with Amendments: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House:
And also to the Bill, intituled, An Act to free the Estate of Sir Sam. Bernadiston, Baronet, from several Incumbrances, occasioned by a Judgment given against him, upon an Information in the Court of King's Bench; with several Amendments: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Supply Bill; East India Goods.
Mr. Solicitor General, according to the Order of the Day, reports from the Committee of the whole House to whom the Bill for granting to their Majesties certain new Impositions upon all East-India Goods, and other Goods and Merchandize imported, . . . . : That they had agreed upon several Amendments to be made thereunto; which they had directed him to report to the House: And which he read in his Place, with the Coherence; and afterwards delivered in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same were once read throughout; and then a Second time, one by one; and, upon the Question severally put thereupon, agreed unto by the House.
Then a Clause for the appropriating of the Sum of for the Use of the Navy; viz. for Payment of Seamen, and for Stores, Provisions, and Victuals; and for the Expences of the Ordnance in respect to naval Affairs; was offered to be added to the Bill.
|Tellers for the Yeas,||Sir John Knight,||48.|
|Tellers for the Noes,||Sir Walter Young,||41.|
|Mr. Ch. Montague,|