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, 7 die Januarii; 4° Gulielmi et Mariæ.
Profanation of the Lord's Day.
MR. Christy, according to Order, presented to the House a Bill for the preventing the Profanation of the Lord's Day. And the same was received.
A Bill for the settling a Jointure on the Wife of Anthony Danby, Esquire, and for making Provision for his Brothers and younger Children, and for Payment of his Debts, was read the Second time.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Mr. Bathurst, Sir Robert Cotton, Mr. Waller, Mr. Tilney, Sir Jerv. Elwes, Sir Tho. Mompesson, Mr. Goldwell, Mr. Burdett, Mr. Hutchinson, Mr. Fenwick, Sir Robert Edon, Sir Steph. Fox, Mr. Freeman, Mr. Pollen, Mr. Lampton, Sir Ralph Carr, Mr. Blofeild, Mr. Etterick, Mr. How, Mr. England, Mr. Staynes, Sir Edward Chisnall, Mr. Christy, Sir John Key, Mr. Wilmot, Mr. Stokes, Mr. Faux, Mr. Price, Mr. Cooke, and all the Members that serve for the County of York: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Four of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.
A Petition of Isaack Savery, Gentleman, was read; setting forth, That he having a good Prospect and Assurance of Advantage, by changing his Surname from Savery to that of Seale, and to prevent all Doubts, and praying Leave to bring in a Bill for that Purpose.
Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill, according to the Prayer of the said Petition.
An ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act for the enabling Sir William Mannock, Baronet, to charge his Estate, for the raising his younger Children Portions, was read the First time.
Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time.
Leave of Absence.
Ordered, That Mr. Westerne have Leave to go into the Country for Ten Days, upon extraordinary Occasions.
Ordered, That Sir Charles Wyndham have Leave to go into the Country, upon extraordinary Occasions.
Sir Jonathan Jennings reported from the Committee to whom the ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act to enable Sir John Wentworth, Baronet, an Infant under the Age of Twenty-one Years, to make a Jointure out and Settlement of his Manors and Lands in the Counties of York and Westmorland, was committed, That they had made several Amendments to the Bill, 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 are as followeth;
Press 1, L. 1, after "Wentworth," add "of North Empsall in the County of York, Baronet."
L. 12, after "York," and before "and," add "and in the County of the City of York."
In the Title, after "York," add "in the County of the City of York."
The said Amendments were read afterwards a Second time, one by one; and, upon the Question severally put thereupon, agreed unto by the House.
The Bill was read the Third time.
Resolved, That the Bill do pass.
Ordered, That Sir Jonathan Jennings do carry the Bill to the Lords; and acquaint them, That this House hath agreed to the Bill, with the said Amendments: To which Amendments this House desires their Lordships Concurrence.
Sir John Guise presented to the House a Bill for repealing Part of the Act made in the Thirtieth Year of King Charles the Second, for Preservation of Fishing in the River Severne. And the same was received.
Indemnity for acting in Defence of the Kingdom.
A Message from the Lords, by Mr. Justice Gregory and Mr. Baron Turton:
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have passed a Bill, intituled, An Act for preventing Suits against such as acted for their Majesties Service in the Defence of the Kingdom: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
And then the Messengers withdrew.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Miles Cook and Sir Lacon William Child;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have agreed to the Bill, intituled, An Act to enable Alexander Popham, Esquire, to settle a Jointure upon his Wife, and to make Provision for younger Children, upon Receipt of Twelve thousand Pounds Portion, to be applied for Payment of his Debts; with some Amendments: To which Amendments they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Defaulter discharged from Custody.
Ordered, That Mr. Pelham, in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms, for absenting himself from his Service in this House, be discharged out of Custody, paying his Fees.
Supply Bill; Land Fax.
Mr. Attorney General, according to the Order of the Day, reported from the Committee of the whole House, to whom the Bill for granting to their Majesties an Aid of Four Shillings in the Pound for One Year, was committed, That they had made several Amendments: Which he read in his Place, with the Coherence; and afterwards delivered in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same was read once throughout: and several of them a Second time, one by one; and, upon the Question put thereupon, agreed unto by the House.
The Lists of Commissioners for the Counties of Carnarvon and Merioneth being read a Second time;
Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Lists be postponed.
Then a Motion being made, and the Question being put, That the further Consideration of the said Report be adjourned till Monday Morning next, Eleven a Clock;
The House divided.
The Yeas go forth.
|Tellers for the Yeas,||Colonel Granville,||84.|
|Tellers for the Noes,||Mr. Herbert,||69.|
|Sir H. Ashurst:|
So it was resolved in the Affirmative.
And then the House adjourned till Monday Morning, Eight a Clock.