Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 11, 1693-1697. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1803.
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Mercurii, 23 die Januarii;
A COMPLAINT being made to the House, That Thomas Exton, a menial Servant of the Lord Cornbury, a Member of this House, hath been arrested by Thomas Broad a Bailiff, at the Suit of Mr. Edward Leneve, in Breach of the Privilege of this House;
Resolved, That this House will, upon Tuesday Morning next, at Eleven a Clock, take into further Consideration the Report from the Committee, to whom it was referred to inspect and consider what Laws are lately expired, and expiring; and what are fit to be revived and continued.
Abuses in Army Subsistence money.
Resolved, Nemine contradicente, That the Officers and Soldiers of the Army demanding and exacting Subsistencemoney in their Quarters, or upon their March, is arbitrary and illegal, and a great Violation of the Rights and Liberties of the Subject.
Abuses by Regimental Agents.
Ordered, That the Commissioners for taking and stating the publick Accounts do, upon Friday Morning next, lay before this House their Observations of the Abuses, and ill Practices, committed by the several Agents of the Regiments of the Army.
Ordered, That Agent Pauncefort do forthwith lay before this House a particular Account of all the Monies received from the Earl of Ranelagh, and the Times of such Receipts, since the Twenty-eighth Day of May last; and how he has paid or disposed of the said Money; and when, and to whom he paid the same; and what remains in his Hands.
Elections—incapacitating Persons refusing Oaths.
Ordered, That the Bill to disable all Persons from voting in Elections of Members to serve in Parliament, who shall refuse to take the Oaths to the Government, be read a Second time upon this Day Sevennight.
Tryals in Lancashire, &c.
Free Proceedings in Parliament.
Resolved, That the adjourned Debate, upon the Amendment proposed to be made to the Bill touching free and impartial Proceedings in Parliament, be further adjourned until Saturday Morning next, Eleven a Clock.