Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 10, 1688-1693. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Jovis, 23 die Februarii ; 5° Gulielmi et Mariæ.
A PETITION of the Officers, Innkeepers, and Clothiers, that served in, quartered, and cloathed, the Army raised in 1677, and disbanded in 1679, was presented to the House, and read; setting forth, That the Petitioners did, in the former and this present Parliament, present their Petition to the House: Who referred the Consideration thereof to a Committee; who were to examine and state the Petitioners Debts, and consider of Ways for Payment thereof: Which they did; and received divers Proposals from the Petitioners for that Purpose; which would, in a short time, have paid them: But the same hath been made use of towards raising the Supplies already granted to their Majesties: And Reports were accordingly made: And, upon the last of the Reports, Twenty-fifth November 1690, a Motion was made, for a Supply to be granted to their Majesties, for Satisfaction of the Petitioners Debts: And the House then resolved to resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of that Motion: That no Provision has yet been made for the Petitioners Satisfaction; for want whereof, many of them are in Gaols, and others reduced to great Extremities: And praying the Consideration of the House; and that they may have Leave to offer other Proposals, for the Purposes aforesaid; and to bring in a Bill accordingly; or have such other Relief as to the House shall seem meet.
An 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 in Thirteen Houses adjoining, and in an Office of the Custody and Keeping of the Palace at Westminster, for the more effectual Payment of Debts, was read the Second time.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Mr. Waller, Mr. Fenwick, Colonel Deane, Sir Fra. Blake, Sir Wm. Honywood, Sir John Parsons, Lord Cornbury, Mr. Price, Mr. Christy, Mr. Brewer, Mr. England, Mr. Hopkins, Mr. Dolben, Mr. Trye, Sir Jos. Tredenham, Sir Tho. Littleton, Mr. How, Sir Fra. Massam, Mr. Lutterell, Mr. Baile, Mr. Nicholas, Mr. Cook, Mr. Hungerford, Lord Brandon, Sir Cha. Raleigh, Sir Jona. Jennings, Mr. Freeman, Mr. Dyot, Mr. Fawkes, Mr. Herbert, Sir Geo. Willoughby, Mr. Goldwell, Mr. Stokes, Sir John Dorrell, Sir William Basset, Sir Robert Cotton, Mr. Scobell, Mr. Clarke, Mr. Vincent, Mr. Bickerstaffe, Sir Wm. Stevens, Sir Tho. Mackworth, Mr. Arnold, Mr. Harcourt, Colonel Kirby: And they are to meet this Afternoon, at Four of the Clock in the Speaker's Chamber.
Also a Petition of Colonel Leighton was presented to the House, and read; setting forth, That there being a Bill in this House, for Sale of the Office of Warden of the Fleet, and Houses belonging to it, to which the Petitioner, in Right of their Majesties, hath a just Title, and praying to be heard, before the said Bill do pass, as to their Majesties, and the Petitioner's said just Right.
Also a Petition of several Prisoners, in the Prison of the Fleet, was presented to the House, and read; setting forth, That there being a Bill now depending before this House, for Sale of the House, and Office of Warden, of the Fleet, and praying to be heard, and relieved, as to their Grievances, and the Exactions of Officers, before the Passing of the said Bill.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Sir William Cooper, Mr. Rebow, Mr. Freeman, Mr. How, Mr. England, Sir John Bolles, Sir Wm. Lemon, Mr. Lutterell, Mr. Stokes, Mr. Boyle, Mr. Price, Sir Jos. Tredenham, Mr. Fenwick, Mr. Papillion, Mr. Beare, Colonel Titus, Mr. Dyot, Mr. Hedger, Mr. Colt, Mr. Sandford, Sir Fra. Blake, Mr. Arnold, Mr. Brewer, Mr. Morgan, Mr. Christy, Mr. Devereux, Mr. Hutchinson, Mr. Waller, Sir John Dorrell, Mr. Clarke, Mr. Biddulph, Mr. Henley, Mr. Cooke, Mr. Speke, Mr. Palmes, Mr. Palmer, Mr. Hungerford, Mr. Rudge, Mr. Hunt, Mr. Travers: And they are to meet this Afternoon, at Four a Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Mr. England, Sir Peter Colliton, Mr. Waller, Mr. How, Mr. Brownlowe, Mr. Cooke, Sir John Dorrell, Mr. Foley, Mr. Dyot, Lord Bellamont, Mr. Blofield, Mr. Fuller, Lord Digby, Mr. Bickerstaffe, Mr. Christy, Mr. Hedger, Mr. Cook, Mr. Fenwick, Mr. Biddulph, Mr. Stokes, Mr. Lutterell, Lord Bulkley, Mr. Price, Sir Edw. Wyndham, Mr. Palmes, Mr. Bulkley, Mr. Hutchinson, Mr. Freeman, Mr. Campion, Mr. Ph. Foley, Mr. Brewer: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Four a Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.
Pardons for Felony.
The Lords have passed a Bill, intituled, An Act to repeal the Statute made in the Tenth Year of King Edward the Third, for the Finding of Sureties for the good Abearing of him that hath a Pardon of Felony: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
An ingrossed Clause was offered, as a Rider, That if any inferior Tradesman, Apprentice, or other Person, shall hunt, hawk, fish, or fowl, unless in Company with the Master of such Apprentice, duly qualified by Law, they shall be subject to the Penalties of the Act.
|Tellers for the Yeas:||Sir Robert Cotton,||65.|
|Tellers for the Noes:||Sir Jo. Tredenham,||169.|
Tonage and Poundage.
A Motion being made, That the Customs of Tonage and Poundage should be continued for some time longer, in order to make good the Supply to be granted to their Majesties, for the carrying on a vigorous War against France;