Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 10, 1688-1693. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Mercurii, 3 Aprilis; 1° Willielmi et Mariæ.
Knaresborough Return amended.
Count Schomberg's &c. Nat.
Duty on Sugars.
A Petition of the Planters, and others, concerned in their Majesties Sugar Plantations; complaining of great Hardships the Plantations lie under, by reason of the new Impositions upon Sugars; and praying Relief, in taking off the same; was read.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Sir Hen. Goodrick, Mr. Blake, Sir H. Johnson, Mr. Parker, Colonel Birch, Sir Fra. Russell, Mr. Bickerstaffe, Mr. Fenwick, Mr. Hiltersden, Sir Wm. Cooke, Mr. Tho. Foley, Sir Rob. Davers, Sir Edw. Chisnell, Mr. Done, Sir John Key, Mr. Kendall, Mr. Garway, Sir Rob. Clayton, Mr. Hawles, Sir John Knight, Sir Edw. Norreis, Sir John Cotton, Sir Patience Ward, Mr. Palmes, Mr. Lascells, Sir John Holt, Sir John Lowther, Sir Chr. Nevill, Sir Wm. Pinsent, Mr. Williams, Lord Digby, Sir Wm. Williams, Lord Falkland, Sir John Barker, Sir Edw. Ayscough, Sir Tho. Hussey, Mr. Thomson, Mr. Onslow, Mr. Norreis: And they are to meet this Afternoon, at Four of the Clock, in the Duchy Chamber.
Leave of Absence.
Westminster, &c. Courts of Conscience.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Sir Tho. Clarges, Sir Hen. Goodrick, Sir Wm. Poultney, Sir Rich. Middleton, Sir Jos. Tredenham, Lord Digby, Sir Robert Davers, Sir Robert Clayton, Colonel Birch, Mr. Arnold, Mr. Hawles, Mr. Gwyne, Mr. Hobdy, Mr. Coningsby, Mr. Finch, Mr. Rich. Middleton, Mr. Hawlis, Sir John Barker, Mr. Tho. Foley, Mr. Wogan, Sir Wm. Williams, Sir Geo. Treby, Mr. Williams, Sir Rob. Nappier, Sir Fra. Russell, Mr. Howard, Mr. Fenwick, Sir Cha. Raleigh, Mr. Carter, Mr. England, Mr. Done, Mr. Thomson, Mr. Dalben, Mr. Bickerstaffe, Mr. Mansell, Mr. Fuller, Lord Falkland, Mr. Ashe, Mr. Leveson Gowre, Sir Wm. Cooke, Sir Thomas Littleton, Major Wildman, Mr. Parker: And all the Members that serve for the City of London and Westminster, and the County of Middlesex: And they are to meet To-morrow in the Afternoon, at Four of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.
York City Court of Conscience.
Exeter Court of Conscience.
The House being informed, that several Persons had fiotously entered upon Part of the Estate of William Palmes, Esquire, a Member of the House, at Malton in the County of Yorke, and beaten several of his Tenants and Servants, and Outed him of his Possession; and that Richard Thorpe; of New Malton in the County of Yorke, Thomas Grimes of the same, and James Galloway of Old Malton, were some of those Persons;
Norwich Court of Conscience.
Call of the House.
Act of Indemnity.
Resolved, That this House will, on Friday Morning next, at Ten of the Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to take into Consideration the Heads for an Act of Indemnity, and General Pardon.
State of the Kingdom and Ireland.
Sir Rich. Temple, a Member of the House, acquainting the House, That the said Richard Thorpe, Thomas Grymes, and James Galloway, were his Servants; and that the Estate which they entered upon, is his Estate, he having been for a considerable time, and being, in Possession thereof, upon a Mortgage for Security of a great Sum of Money; but that Mr. Palmes's Agents had endeavoured to Out him thereof;
Resolved, That it be referred to the Committee of Privileges, to examine, which of them, the said Mr. Palmes, or Sir Rich. Temple, was in the Possession of the Premises into which the said Entry was made, at the time of the meeting of this present Parliament; and who committed the Breach of Privilege; and report the Matter, with their Opinions therein, to the House: And that, in the mean time, the Order for the taking the said Rich. Thorpe, Thomas Grymes, and James Galloway, into Custody, be suspended.
Royal Assent to Bills.
An Act for reviving of Actions and Process, lately depending in the Courts of Westminster, and discontinued by the not holding of Hillary Term; and for supplying other Defects relating to Proceedings at Law: And