Sabbati, 29 die Junii; 1° Willielmi et Mariæ.
Recovery of Tythes.
AN ingrossed Bill, for more easy Recovery of small
Tythes, was read the Third time.
An Amendment proposed to be made in the Bill, by
leaving out "said," in Press 1, L. 29; and, upon the
Question put thereupon, agreed unto by the House.
A Rider was offered to be added to the Bill; and twice
read: That in case any Person, after Judgment removed
into another County; the Judgment should be certified to
the Justices of that County; and that those Justices should
cause the Money to be levied; and that no Suit shall be
elsewhere, but before the Justices.
Resolved, That the Clause be read a Third time.
The Clause was read the Third time.
Resolved, That the Clause do pass, and be made Part
of the Bill.
Another Amendment was proposed to be made in the
Bill, Press 3, L. 26, by leaving out "One Year,"
and inserting, instead thereof, "Two Years;" and, upon
the Question severally put thereupon, agreed unto by the
Resolved, That the Bill, so amended, do pass: And
that the Title thereof be, An Act for the more speedy
and easy Recovery of small Tythes.
Ordered, That Mr. Christy do carry up the Bill to the
Lords, for their Concurrence.
Sir John Guise presented to the House a Bill for the
regulating the Abuses in the Aulnagers.
Ordered, That the Bill do lie upon the Table.
The House then took into Consideration a Way for
Relief of the Irish Protestants.
Attainting several Persons.
Resolved, That it be an Instruction to the Committee
to whom the Bill for attainting certain Persons, is referred,
that they prepare and bring in a Clause, that the
Estates of the Persons who are now in Rebellion in
Ireland, be applied to the Relief of the Irish Protestants
fled into this Realm; and also to declare all the Proceedings of the pretended Parliament, and Courts of Justice,
now held in Ireland, to be null and void: And that Sir
John Doyley, Mr. Cooke, Mr. Roberts, Mr. Lawton, Sir
Rob. Cotton, Mr. Parker, Col. Tipping, Sir Walt. Young,
Mr. Smith, Mr. Ettrick, Mr. Conisby, Mr. Edw. Montague, Mr. Serjeant Trenchard, Mr. Ellwell, be added to
the Committee: And that the Committee be revived; and
do sit this Afternoon, and de die in diem, till the Bill be
Fall of Rents.
Ordered, That Mr. Christy, Mr. Carter, be added to
the Committee appointed to inquire into the Reasons of
the Fall of Rents.
Marches Court in Wales.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Miles Cooke and
Mr. Speaker, the Lords have agreed to the Bill for
taking away the Court holden before the President and
Council of the Marches of Wales; with some Amendments; to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
And then the Messengers withdrew.
The Amendments being read, are as followeth;
Press. 1, L. 32, for "Majesty" read "Majesties."
At the End of the Bill, insert Proviso (A); viz.
"Provided always, That no Judgment nor Decrees
passed in the said Court before the First Day of June,
1689, shall be by this Act repealed or annulled; but all
and every of them shall remain in the same Force, and
all Executions upon them in the same State, in which they
were before the Making of this Act; any thing in this
Act contained to the contrary notwithstanding."
The First Amendment, being read a Second and Third
time, was, upon the Question put thereupon, agreed unto
by the House.
The Second Amendment, being read a Second and
Third time, was, upon the Question put thereupon, agreed
unto by the House.
Ordered, That Mr. Gwyn do carry up the Bill to the
Lords; and acquaint them with the Concurrence of this
House to the said Amendments.
Supply Bill; Coffee, Tea, &c.
Then the House resolved into a Committee of the whole
House, to consider of the Bill for laying an additional
Custom upon Coffee, Tea and Chocolate.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Colonel Birch took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Colonel Birch reports from the Committee of the whole
House, That the Committee had agreed upon several
Amendments to be made to the Bill: Which he read in
his Place, with the Coherence; and afterwards delivered
the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same were
once read throughout; and afterwards, a Second time,
one by one; and, upon the Question severally put thereupon, agreed unto by the House.
A Clause was offered to be made Part of the Bill, and
was twice read; and, upon the Question put thereupon,
agreed unto by the House; for the Bill to continue for
Three Years, and to the End of the First Session of the
Ordered, That the Bill, so amended, be ingrossed.
Higham Ferrers Writ.
Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do grant his Warrant to
the Clerk of the Crown, to issue out a new Writ for the
Electing a Burgess for the Borough of Higham Ferrers
in the County of Northampton, in the room of Lewis
Watson, Esquire, now Lord Rockingham, and called to
the House of Lords.
Orphans of London.
Resolved, That the House do, on Wednesday Morning
next, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House,
to proceed in the further Consideration of the Bill for
Relief of the Orphans of the City of London, and nothing
Wye, &c. Navigation.
Ordered, That the Report from the Committee to
whom the Bill for making navigable the Rivers of Wye
and Lugg, in the County of Hereford, be made upon
Thursday Morning next.
Ordered, That all Committees be revived.
And then the House adjourned till Monday
Morning, Eight of the Clock.