Sabbati, 6 die Aprilis, 1689.
A MOTION being made, That a Committee be appointed to examine how the Members of the House
may, with the most Conveniency, see their Majesties
Coronation; and what Orders be observed therein;
Resolved, That a Committee be appointed to confer
with their Majesties Surveyor General, and to consider
how this House shall be accommodated with necessary
Conveniencies, in going to, and coming from, Westminster
Abby, and while they are there, and also in Westminster
Hall, at the Solemnity of their Majesties Coronation; and
what Order shall be observed therein.
And it is referred to Mr. Boscowen, Sir Robert Clayton,
Sir H. Goodrick, Mr. Paul Foley, Colonel Birch; or any
Three of them: And they are to report the same to the
House on Monday Morning.
Ordered, That the Serjeant at Arms attending this
House, do take into Custody all and every such Person
and Persons, other than Members and Officers of the
House, that shall presume to press or come into the Galleries, in the Abby Church at Westminster or Westminster
Hall, appointed for this House to be in, at the Solemnity
of their Majesties Coronation; or into the Exchequer
Chamber where they are to dine.
A Petition of Edward Whitacre, Gentleman, setting
forth divers Prosecutions against him, and other Sufferings by him; and praying the Consideration of the House
therein; was read.
Resolved, That it be referred to the Committee, who
were appointed the Fifth Day of March last, to examine
who were the Authors and Advisers of the Matters then
reported from the Grand Committee of Grievances, to
examine the Matter of the said Petition; and report the
same, with their Opinions, to the House.
Leave for Member to attend Lords as Counsel.
Ordered, That Sir John Holt have Leave to attend the
Lords Bar, on Monday next, as Counsel in a Cause
between Foster and Foster.
Prince of Denmarke's Nat.
An ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, intituled, An
Act for the Naturalizing the most Noble Prince George
of Denmarke, and settling his Precedency, was read the
Resolved, That the Bill do pass.
Ordered, That Sir Henry Capell do carry up the Bill
to the Lords; and acquaint them with the Concurrence
of this House thereunto, without any Alteration.
Exporting Beer, &c.
A Bill for exporting Beer, Ale, and Mum, was read
the First time.
Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time.
An ingrossed Bill for taking away the Revenue arising
by Hearth-money, was read the Third time.
Resolved, That the Bill do pass: And that the Title
be, An Act for taking away the Revenue arising by
Ordered, That Sir Francis Russell do carry up the Bill
to the Lords, for their Concurrence.
Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy.
The House then, according to the Order of Yesterday,
resolved into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed
in the further Consideration of the ingrossed Bill, sent
down from the Lords, intituled, An Act for the abrogating
the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy, and appointing
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Dolben took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Mr. Dolben reports from the Committee of the whole
House, That, they having proceeded in the further Consideration of the said Bill, they had made a considerable
Progress therein; and that they had directed him to move
the House, that they may sit again on Monday Morning,
to go through the Bill.
Resolved, That this House do, on Monday Morning, at
Ten of the Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the
whole House, to proceed in the further Consideration of
the said Bill.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Miles Cooke and
Mr. Speaker, We are commanded by the Lords to
acquaint this House, that they have passed the Bill for establishing the Coronation Oath, without any Amendments.
And then the Messengers withdrew.
Ordered, That all Committees be revived.
Rye Return amended.
The House being informed, that the Bailiff of the
Town and Port of Rye, and the Clerk of the Crown
attended at the Door, to amend the Return for the said
Town and Port; they were called in: And the Bailiff
amended the same accordingly, by razing out the Name
of Thomas Frewen, Esquire, and inserting the Name of
Sir John Austen, Baronet.
And then they withdrew.
And then Sir John Austen was introduced, according
to the Order of the House.
Leave for Member to attend Lords as Counsel.
Ordered, That Mr. Finch have Leave to attend on
Monday next, at the Bar of the House of Lords, as
Counsel in a Cause between Foster and Foster.
And then the House adjourned until Monday Morning,
Nine a Clock.