Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 10, 1688-1693. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
This free content was digitised by double rekeying. All rights reserved.
Dunæ, 7 die Decembris; 3° Gulielmi et Mariæ.
A BILL to explain a Proviso touching Royal Mines in the Statute made in the First Year of their Majesties Reign, intituled, An Act for Repeal of the Statute of 5 Henr. IVti, against multiplying Gold and Silver, was read the Second time.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Captain Bickerstaffe, Lord Norreis, Mr. Christie, Sir John Knight, Mr. Baile, Mr. Cary, Mr. Price, Sir Jon. Jennings, Mr. Buscawen, Sir Tho. Darcy, Mr. Biddolph, Mr. Vincent, Mr. Lutterell, Mr. Sandford, Sir Bowchier Wray, Sir Roger Puleston, Sir Rob. Cotton, Sir John Key, Sir Wm. Cooke, Mr. Cooke, Sir Jos. Tredenham, Sir Edw. Phillipps, Sir Christopher Musgrave, Lord Wm. Pawlet, Mr. Burdet, Mr. Blowfeild, Sir Hen. Ashurst, Mr. Leving, Sir John Dorrell, Mr. Willmot, Mr. Kendall, Mr. Clerke, Mr. Papillion, Mr. Bromley, Mr. Arnold, Mr. Waller, and all the Members that serve for the Counties of Cornwall, Devon, and Derby, York and Wales: And they are to meet at Four of the Clock this Afternoon in the Speaker's Chambers.
Defaulter at Call excused.
The House being acquainted, That Henry Nortleigh, Esquire, a Member of this House, who was ordered to be committed to the Serjeant at Arms for not attending the Service of the House, is very ill, and so has been for some time; and that the same is so certified by his Physician;
Brewers not to be Maltsters.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed, upon the Debate of the House, to Mr. Christie, Mr. Bromly, Sir Tho. Darcy, Mr. Burdet, Mr. Arnold, Mr. Vincent, Mr. Clarke, Mr. Leving, Mr. Thornhaugh, Mr. Cooke, Sir John Dorrell, Sir Wm. Cooper, Sir Hen. Johnson, Mr. Colt, Sir Ralph Dutton, Mr. Ramsden, Colonel Sackvile, Mr. Blowfeild, Mr. Wallpoole, Sir Ralph Carre, Mr. Henley, Sir John Bancks, Sir Robert Cotton, Mr. Palmes, Sir John Knight: And it is to be an Instruction to the said Committee, That they prepare a Clause, That no Brewer be a Justice of the Peace: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Four of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chambers.
Tythes of Hemp and Flax.
Judges Commissions, &c.
Supply Bill; Excise.
Then the House, according to the Order of the Day, resolved itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of the Bill for granting to their Majesties certain Impositions upon Beer, Ale, and other Liquors, for One Year.
East India Company.
Debate on Conference with Lords.
|For every Ten Days Provision||10,000||-||-|
|Total per mensem£.||34,000||-||-|
Ordered, That the Examination and Consideration of the said Estimates be referred to the Committee to whom the Consideration of the List of the Forces for the Year 1692, and the List of the General Officers and Estimates of the Ordnance, and Abstract of the Establishment of the Garisons, is referred.
Tavistock, &c. Elections
Ordered, That the Reports from the Committee of Privileges and Elections, touching the Elections for the Borough of Tavistock and Dunwich, be made To-morrow Morning, after the other Reports of Elections.