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, 23 die Januarii ;4°Gulielmi et Mariæ.
A PETITION of Sir John Mordant, and others, Creditors of Edward Backwell, Esquire, deceased, was read; setting forth, That, there being a Bill brought into this House for the better Recovery, and more equal Distribution, of Bankrupts Estates, which will be very prejudicial to the Petitioners, and occasion many tedious Suits, and praying to be heard against the said Bill, before the same do pass.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Mr. Shackerley, Sir Jonath. Raymond, Mr. Burdet, Mr. Dyot, Sir John Manwaring, Mr. Hedger, Sir Robert Cotton, Mr. Perry, Mr. How, Mr. Hill, Mr. Waller, Mr. Lutterell, Mr. Piggot, Mr. Blowfield, Sir Tho. Haslerigg, Mr. England, Sir Tho. Bellot, Mr. Cooke, Mr. Christy, Mr. Wilmot, Mr. Lloyd, Mr. White, Mr. Fenwick, and all the Members that serve for the Counties of Chester, Lancaster, and Stafford: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Four a Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.
Mr. Clark, according to Order, presented to the House a Bill to enable Sir Tho. Wroth, Baronet, to make a Jointure and Settlement upon his Marriage, and to make a Provision for his Sister, notwithstanding his being under the Age of Twenty-one Years. And the same was received.
Leasing Duchy of Cornwall.
A Bill to enable their Majesties to make Grants, Leases, and Copies of Offices, Lands, and Hereditaments, Parcel of their Duchy of Cornwall, or annexed to the same, and for Confirmation of Leases and Grants already made, was read the Second time.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed, upon the Debate of the House, to Mr. Boscawen, Sir Franc. Massam, Mr. Waller, Sir Tho. Clarges, Sir Edward Hussey, Sir Chr. Musgrave, Colonel Titus, Mr. Hill, Mr. Wilmot, Sir Math. Andrews, Mr. Lutterell, Mr. Travers, Mr. Piggot, Mr. Chancellor of . . . Exchequer, Mr. Roberts, Sir Tho. Darcy, Lord Castleton, Mr. Fuller, Mr. Fleming, Sir John Moreton, Mr. Bickerstaff, Sir Sam. Bernadiston, Sir Orlando Gee, Mr. Pelham, Mr. Goldwell, Mr. Christy, Mr. Clark, Sir Wm. York, Mr. P. Foley, Mr. Harley, and all the Members that serve for the Counties of Cornwall and Devon: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Four a Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.
A Publication to be burnt by Hangman.
Ordered, That the printed Pamphlet, intituled, "King William and Queen Mary Conquerors, &c." wherein are several Matters asserted of dangerous Consequence to their Majesties, to the Liberty of the Subjects, and Peace of the Kingdom, be burnt by the Hand of the common Hangman, upon Wednesday Morning next, at Ten of the Clock, in the Palace Yard, Westminster: And that the Serjeant at Arms attending this House do see the same performed: And that the Sheriffs of London and Middlesex do assist the said Serjeant at Arms therein.
Privilege-Complaint of a Publication.
|Tellers for the Yeas,||Sir Edward Hussey,||160.|
|Sir John How:|
|Tellers for the Noes,||Mr. Mountague,||136.|
To be burnt by Hangman.
|Tellers for the Yeas,||Mr. Bromley,||162.|
|Tellers for the Noes,||Colonel Goldwell,||155.|
Ordered, That the said printed Book, intituled, "A Pastoral Letter," be burnt by the Hand of the common Hangman, upon Wednesday Morning next, at Ten of the Clock, in the Palace Yard, Westminster: And that the Serjeant at Arms attending this House do see the same performed: And that the Sheriffs of London and Middlesex do assist the Serjeant at Arms therein.