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, 1 die Januarii;
5° Gulielmi et Mariæ.
RESOLVED, That a Committee be appointed, to receive Proposals concerning the Forfeitures in Ireland; and likewise for securing the Protestant Interest there: And that they do report the same to this House.
And it is referred to Mr. Buller, Mr. Chetwynd, Sir H. Goodrick, Mr. Gilbert, Mr. Bickerstaffe, Mr. White, Sir Hen. Goff, Mr. Ryder, Sir Ri. Onslow, Mr. Hungerford, Sir Wilf. Lawson, Mr. Wilmot, Mr. Thornhaugh, Sir Fra. Massam, Mr. Christy, Sir Richard Reynolds, Mr. Boscawen, Mr. Newport, Lord Conyngsby, Sir Cha. Keymish, Colonel Trelawney, Sir Ch. Bloys, Lord Digby, Mr. Lutterell, Mr. Bromley, Mr. Lloyd, Mr. Bozeyer, Sir Ra. Dutton, Sir John St. Awbin, Mr. Colmer, Mr. Freke, Colonel Granville, Mr. Hutchinson, Sir Fr. Drake, Mr. Colt, Mr. Pollen, Sir Chr. Musgrave, Mr. Kendall, Sir Edward Hussey, Mr. Boyle, Colonel Perry: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Four of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber: And are impowered to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Leave of Absence.
Ordered, That Mr. Thomas Freke have . . . . to go into the Country, for Recovery of his Health.
Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out a new Writ, for electing a Burgess to serve in this present Parliament for the Borough of Arundell in the County of Sussex, in the room of William Morley Esquire, deceased.
Leave of Absence.
Ordered, That Mr. Tempest have Leave to go into the Country, for Recovery of his Health.
A Bill to enable John Vivian Esquire, and Thomas Vivian his Son, to sell some Part of their Estate, for Payment of Debts, and making Provision for younger Children, was read the Second time.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Mr. Scobell, Mr. Dowdeswell, Mr. Boscawen, Mr. Baile, Mr. Buller, Major-General Trelawney, Mr. Arnold, Colonel Trelawney, Mr. Foley, Mr. Christy, Mr. Clark, Mr. Lloyd, Sir Walter Young, Sir Cha. Keymish, Mr. Vincent, Mr. Lutterell, Mr. England, Sir Jerv. Elwes, Mr. Fuller, Mr. Clark, Mr. Waller, Mr. Crawford, Mr. Burridge, Mr. Colt, Mr. Goldwell, Mr. Kendall, Mr. Bathurst, Mr. Beare, Sir John Moreton, Sir Wm. Honywood, Mr. Balch, Mr. Blathwaite, Mr. Shackerly, Colonel Perry, Sir Fran. Drake; and all the Members that serve for the Counties of Devon and Cornwall: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Four a Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber: And it is to be an Instruction to the Committee, That they do take a particular Care of the Equivalent mentioned to be settled by the Bill.
Ease of Jurors.
A Bill for the Ease of Jurors, who serve at the Affizes in England and Wales, was read the Second time.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Mr. Waller, Sir Wilf. Lawson, Mr. Travers, Mr. Lutterell, Mr. Bickerstaffe, Mr. Bedingfeild, Sir Fr. Winington, Sir Walter Young, Mr Christy, Mr. Fenwick, Mr. Goldwell, Mr. Clark, Mr. England, Mr. Stockdale, Mr. Ryder, Sir John Key, Mr. Cooke, Sir Bry. Stapleton, Mr. Bowyer, Sir Chr. Grenfeild, Sir Ro. Davers, Mr. Thornhaugh, Mr. Nicholas, Sir Cha. Raleigh, Sir Jerv. Elwes, Mr. Bloys, Mr. Hutchinson, Sir John Moreton, Mr. Serjeant Wogan, Mr. Bear, Colonel Perry, Mr. Fawkes: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Four of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.
Ways and Means.
The House, according to the Order of the Day, resolved itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider further of Ways and Means for raising the Supplies to be granted to their Majesties, for Maintenance of the Fleet, and Land-Forces, for the Service of the Year One thousand Six hundred Ninety-four.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Sir Thomas Littleton took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Sir Thomas Littleton reported from the Committee.
That they had made some Progress in the Matter to them referred; and had directed him to move, That they may have Leave to sit again.
Resolved, That this House will, upon Wednesday Morning next, at Ten a Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider further of Ways and Means for raising the Supplies to be granted to their Majesties, for the Maintenance of the Fleet, and the Land-Forces, for the Service of the Year 1694.
Ordered, That all Committees be adjourned.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Nine a Clock.