Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 11, 1693-1697. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1803.
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Lunæ, 4 die Februarii;
An ingrossed Bill, from the Lords, intituled, An Act to vest certain Lands and Tenements, late of John Estoft, of Etton in the County of York, Esquire, in Trustees, to be sold, towards Payment of the Debts of the said John Estoft, and raising Portions for his Daughters, was read a Second time.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Mr. Gee, Mr. Hungerford, Mr. Waller, Mr. Flemming, Sir Robert Eden, Mr. Harcourt, Sir Hen. Gough, Serjeant Blincoe, Mr. Lutterell, Serjeant Wogan, Mr. Hawtry, Mr. Brewer, Sir Fra. Guibon, Mr. Done, Mr. Burrard, Mr. Cocks, Mr. Christie, Mr. How, Mr. Nicholas, Mr. Clark, Mr. Gerrard, Mr. Pigot, Mr. Morgan, Sir John Moreton, Mr. Gwyn, Mr. Fenwick, Mr. Tempest, Mr. Stonehouse, Mr. Tankred, Mr. Mordaunt, Mr. Burrard, Mr. Slater, Mr. Hedger, Mr. Thornhaugh, Mr. Blofield, Mr. Pollen, Sir Ra. Dutton; and all the Members that serve for the Counties of York, Lincoln, and Nottingham: And they are to meet at Four a Clock this Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chambers.
Compelling the production of Sir P. Pindar.
Ordered, That Mr. Mountague, Lord Conningsby, Lord Ranelagh, be added to the Committee, to whom the ingrossed Bill from the Lords, to compel Edw. Williams Esquire to bring forth the Person of Sir Paul Pindar. Baronet is committed.
Hackney Coach Commissioners.
Ordered, That Sir Tho. Vernon, Mr. Christie, Mr. Burdet, Mr. Cooke, Mr. Morgan, Mr. Bromley, Sir Hen. Goff, Mr. Pollen, Mr. Hawtry, Sir Wm. Cooke, be added to the Committee, to whom the Examination and Consideration of the Petition of the Hackney Coachmen is referred.
Free Proceedings in Parliament.
Ways and Means.
Resolved, That this House will, upon Wednesday Morning next, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider further of Ways and Means for raising the Supply to be granted to his Majesty, for carrying on the War against France with Vigour.
Call of the House.
Ordered, That the Call of the House be further adjourned until Thursday Morning next, Eleven a Clock: And that all such Members as shall not then attend, not having Leave to be absent, be sent for in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, according to the former Orders.
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 the Second time To-morrow Morning at Eleven a Clock.
Hawkers and Pedlars.
Writ of Error wherein a Member is concerned.
Supply Bill; Land Tax.
The House resumed the adjourned Debate of Saturday last, touching the reading a Second time the Clause presented to the House to be added to the Bill for granting to his Majesty an Aid of Four Shillings in the Pound, for One Year, for carrying on the War against France with Vigour:
Another Clause was offered to be added to the Bill, with Blanks, for a Penalty to be inflicted upon such Officers of the Customs as shall demand more than what shall be voluntarily given them, as a Reward for Services, done at extraordinary Times and Places, not required by Law; and for explaining the Oath taken by the said Officers:
An Amendment was proposed to be made in the Bill, Fo. 40. L. 17, after "Successors," to insert "to the Crown of England, according to the Limitation and Succession thereof, specified and contained in an Act, passed in the First Year of King William and Queen Mary, intituled, An Act declaring the Rights aad Liberties of the Subject, and settling the Succession of the Crown."
|Tellers for the Yeas,||
Sir Walter Yong,
|Tellers for the Noes,||
Sir Cha. Bloys,
Sir John Barker:
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