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;
7° Gulielmi Tertii.
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.
The Bill was read the First time.
Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time.
Certain Persons to take Oaths.
Ordered, That the ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act requiring certain Persons to take the Oaths to his Majesty, be now read the Second time.
The Bill was read the Second time.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed.
A Motion being made, and the Question being put, That the Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House;
The House divided.
The Yeas go forth.
|Tellers for the Yeas,||
|Tellers for the Noes,||
Sir Henry Hobart,
Sir Walt. Young:
So it passed in the Negative.
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;
Resolved, That it be an Instruction to the said Committee, That they have Power to take into Consideration the repealing any other Statutes against Shooting in Hailshot.
Then the House resolved itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of the said Bill.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Sir Richard Onslow took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
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.
Ordered, That the Report be made To-morrow Morning.
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.
And they went to the Conference.
And, being returned;
Mr. Boyle reported, That the Managers had attended the said free Conference, and left the Bill, and Amendments, with the Lords.
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.
Encouragement of Privateers.
Resolved, That this House will, upon Thursday Morning next, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider further of the Bill for the better Encouragement of Privateers.
Ordered, That all Committees be revived.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Nine a Clock.