Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 10, 1688-1693. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Martis, 21die Februarii ; 5° Gulielmi et Mariæ.
Leasing Bangor House.
AN ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act to enable Humphry Lord Bishop of Bangor to make a Lease of Bangor House, with the Appurtenances, in the Parish of St. Andrew's, Holborne, London, for a competent Term of Years, in order to the New-building, and improving the Rent thereof, for the Benefit of his Successors, was read the Second time.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Mr. Christie, Mr. Arnold, Mr. Hutchinson, Mr. Mansell, Sir Robert Cotton, Lord Bulkley, Mr. Lutterell, Mr. Price, Mr. England, Mr. Speake, Mr. Hawtry, Mr. Fenwick, Mr. Foley, Sir Jerv. Elwes, Mr. Brewer, Mr. Serjeant Wogan, Sir Math. Andrewes, Mr. Biddulph, Sir Jos. Tredenham, Mr. Goldwell, Mr. Trelawney, Colonel Roll, Sir Wm. Honeywood, Mr. Lassells, Mr. Dolben, Mr. Hedger, Serjeant Trenchard, Mr. Bulkley, Mr. Chadwick, Mr. Blowfield, Mr. Kynaston, Mr. Rebow, Mr. Chetwyn, and all the Members that serve for the Principality of Wales: And they are to meet this Afternoon, at Four a Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.
An ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act to enable Sir John Williams, of Langibby in the County of Monmouth, Baronet, to sell the Manor of Ewyas, Lacy, Waterstone, and Trescallan, and other Lands in the County of Hereford, and the Manors of Carwent, and other Lands in the County of Monmouth, for Payment of Debts, was read the Second time.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Mr. Arnold, Sir Robert Cotton, Mr. Mansell, Mr. Lloyd, Mr. Hungerford, Mr. Speke, Sir Robert Davers, Mr. Henley, Mr. Biddulph, Sir Wm. Bassett, Mr. Cook, Mr. Blofield, Mr. Slater, Mr. Serjeant Wogan, Mr. England, Mr. Jeffryes, Mr. Shakerley, Mr. Brewer, Sir Math. Andrewes, Mr. Manaton, Mr. Hutchinson, Sir Fran. Massam, Mr. Bockenham, Lord Bellamont, Mr. Morgan, Mr. Foley, and all the Members that serve for the Principality of Wales, and for the Counties of Hereford and Monmouth: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Four a Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.
An ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act for settling and confirming the Manors and Lands in Hameldon in the County of Rutland, as they are now enjoyed, and have been for divers Years last past, pursuant to an Agreement for Inclosing and Exchanging of Lands there, was read the Second time.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Mr. Biddulph, Mr. Lutterell, Mr. Dyot, Mr. Arnold, Mr. Sherrard, Mr. Bridges, Mr. Hawtry, Colonel Perry, Mr. Christy, Sir John Dorrell, Mr. Foley, Sir Wm. Honywood, Mr. Hungerford, Mr. Bulkley, Mr. Brewer, Mr. Ryder, Sir Robert Cotton, Mr. Hutchinson, Mr. Hobby, Mr. Price, Sir Tho. Mompesson, Mr. Fenwick, Sir Fran. Massam, Mr. Henley, Mr. Serjeant Wogan, Mr. Hedger, Serjeant Blincoe, Sir Robert Cotton, Mr. Speke, Mr. Blowfield, Mr. Stokes, Mr. Waller, Mr. Fuller, Mr. Bockenham, Mr. England, Mr. Thornhaugh, and all the Members that serve for the Counties of Lincolne, Leicester, and Rutland: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Four a Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.
Sir Math. Andrews reported from the Committee to whom the Bill for the regaining, encouraging, and settling the Greenland Trade 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 then a Second time, one by one; and, upon the Question severally put thereupon, agreed unto by the House.
Leave of Absence.
A Petition of Wm. Norwood, Esquire, and Thomas Norwood, Executors of Henry Norwood, Esquire, deceased, was presented to the House, and read; setting forth, That there being a Bill now in this House depending, which hath passed the House of Lords, for Sale of the Office of the Fleet, and the Mansion-house, and several other Houses thereunto belonging, and the Office of keeping the Palaces at Westminster, and all the Shops and Stalls, as well within as without Westminster; which, if it should pass, as now worded, would be of great Prejudice to the Petitioners, they having a Debt of Two thousand Pounds, payable out of the Premises; and praying to be heard before the said Bill do pass this House.
Ordered, That the said Petition do lie upon the Table, until the ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act for the Sale of such Interest as Thomas Bromhall, an Infant, hath, in the Office of the Warden of the Fleet, and Thirteen Houses adjoining, and in an Office of the Custody and Keeping of the Palace at Westminster, for the more effectual Payment of Debts, be read a Second time.
East India Trade.
Prohibiting Trade with France.
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 continuing the Acts for prohibiting all Trade and Commerce with France, and for the Encouragement of Privateers.
Ways and Means.
Resolved, That this House will, upon Friday Morning next (after the adjourned Debate touching the East India Trade is over) resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider further of Ways and Means for raising the Supply to be granted to their Majesties, for the carrying on a vigorous War against France.