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, 15 die Aprilis;
SIR Samuel Barnardiston presented to the House, according to Order, a Bill to explain the Act, made in the First Year of King William and Queen Mary, intituled, An Act for the encouraging the Exportation of Corn: And the same was received.
Certain Persons to take Oaths.
|Tellers for the Yeas,||
|Tellers for the Noes,||
Sir Henry Hobart,
Sir Walt. Young:
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Mr. Clark, Sir Tho. Clarges, Sir Richard Onslow, Mr. Nicholas, Sir Henry Hobart, Mr. Foley, Sir Cha. Bloys, Mr. Cook, Mr. Lutterell, Mr. Colt, Mr. Blofeild, Mr. Mawdit, Mr. Palmes, Sir John Bolles, Mr. England, Sir Tho. Littleton, Sir Ra. Dutton, Mr. Fuller, Sir John Barker, Sir Tho. Vernon, Mr. Bale, Sir Robert Cotton, Sir Matth. Andrews, Mr. Brockman, Sir Jos. Herne, Sir Rowland Gwyn, Mr. Freeman, Sir Jos. Tredenham, Sir John Moreton, Mr. Bickerstaffe, Mr. Bromley, Mr. Arnold, Sir Walt. Yong, Mr. Lowther, Mr. Biddulph, Mr. Perry, Mr. Christy, Mr. Comptroller, Mr. Boyle, Mr. Onslow, Mr. Mountague, Sir Wm. Cooper, Mr. Hawtry, Sir Richard Temple, Sir Jerv. Elwes, Mr. Gwyn, Mr. Hunt, Mr. Bowyer, Mr. Dryden: And all that come are to have Voices: And they are to meet To-morrow at Five a Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber.
Preventing Export of Wool.
Ordered, That the Report from the Committee, to whom the Bill for the better preventing the Exportation of Wool, by altering the Penalty; and for the Preservation of the publick Market at Blackwell-hall; and for Relief of the Workmen employed in the Woollen Manufactures, in Payment of their Wages; be taken into Consideration upon Wednesday Morning next.
Raising the Militia.
The Order of the Day, for the House to resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of the Bill for raising the Militia of this Kingdom for the Year 1695, although the Month's Pay, formerly advanced, be not repaid; and for repealing the Statute of 2d and 3d Edward VI. intituled, An Act against Shooting of Hailshot; being read;
Sir Richard Onslow reported from the said Committee, That they had gone through the Bill, and made some Amendments; which they had directed him to report, when the House will please to receive the same.
Tryals for Treason.
Resolved, That the Committee, who prepared the Reasons, to be offered to the Lords, touching the Amendments, made by their Lordships, to the Bill for Regulating of Tryals in Cases of High Treason, and Misprision of Treason, do manage the free Conference, touching the said Amendments.
Supply Bill; Duties on Glass, &c.
Resolved, That this House will, To-morrow Morning, at Ten a Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider further of the Bill for granting to his Majesty certain Duties upon Glass Wares, Stone and Earthen Bottles, Coals, and Culm, for carrying on the War against France.
Clipping the Coin.
Ordered, That the Report from the Committee of the whole House, to whom it was referred to consider of the Report from the Committee appointed to receive Proposals for preventing the clipping the Silver Coin of this Kingdom, be made To-morrow Morning.