House of Commons Journal Volume 10
9 May 1690

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 10: 9 May 1690', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 10: 1688-1693 (1802), pp. 408-409. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29028 Date accessed: 21 September 2014.


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Veneris, 9 die Maii; 2° Gulielmi et Mariæ.

PRAYERS.

Hobby's Annuity.

MR. Serjeant Wogan reports from the Committee to whom the Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act for the granting unto Eliz. Hobby, Widow, One Annuity or yearly Rent-charge of Four hundred and Fifty Pounds for her Life, in Satisfaction of Five hundred Pounds a Year in Lands, which she was to have for a Jointure, was committed, That the Committee had agreed to the Bill, with some Amendments: Which they had directed him to report to the House: And he read the same in his Place, with the Coherence; and afterwards, delivered them 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; and are as followeth; viz.

Press 7, Line 4, after "Elizabeth," leave out "Hobby."

Line 5, after "Hobby," insert "and now the Wife of the Lord Hen. Alexander; and with the said Lord Alexander her Husband, Son and Heir Apparent of Henry Earl of Sterling."

Line 16, leave out "Hoby."

Line 52, after "Elizabeth," leave out "Hoby;" and, instead thereof, insert "the now Wife of the said Lord Alexander."

Press 8, Line 22, after "Elizabeth," leave out "Hoby."

Line 45, the same Amendment.

Press 9, Line 15, the same Amendment.

Line 25, the same Amendment.

Line 37, the same Amendment.

Press 10, Line 1, after "and," insert "the said;" and, after "Elizabeth," leave out "Hoby;" and, instead thereof, insert "the now Wife of the said Lord Alexander."

Sadlier's Estate.

Then the House took into Consideration the Amendments made by the Lords to the Bill, intituled, An Act for enabling Sir Edwin Sadleir to sell Lands, for Payment of Debts.

And the same were read the First time throughout; and afterwards, a Second time, one by one; and, upon the Question severally put thereupon, agreed unto by the House; and are as followeth;

4 Pr. L. 32, after "to," and before "Powers," add "Thomas."

L. 35, after "to," and before "Chiffin," add "Stephen."

Ordered, That Mr. Harcourt do carry up the Bill to the Lords; and acquaint them, That this House hath agreed to the said Amendments.

Wine Licenses.

Resolved, That a Committee be appointed to consider of the Act made 7 Edw. VI. intituled, An Act to avoid Excess of Wines; and also, An Act of 12 Car. II. intituled, An Act for the better ordering the Selling of Wines by Retale, and for preventing Abuses in the Mingling, Corrupting, and Vitiating of Wines, and for setting and limiting the Prices of Wines: And to prepare a Bill for the Explanation thereof; and present the same to the House.

And it is referred unto Sir John Barker, Sir Rob. Cotton, Serjeant Wogan, Sir John Cotton, Mr. Piggott, Mr. Cooke, Mr. England, Sir Fra. Guybon, Sir Tho. Darcy, Colonel Lee, Mr. Blowfeild, Sir Wm. Honywood, Sir Cha. Bloys, Mr. Bowyer, Mr. Christy, Mr. Fuller, Sir Wm. Cooke, Mr. England, Mr. Harcourt, Mr. Waller, Mr. Buckenham, Sir Rich. Hart, Mr. Slater; or any Five of them: And they are to meet this Afternoon, at Three of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chambers.

Recovery of Tythes.

A Bill for the more easy Recovery of small Tythes, and Repair of Churches and Chancels, was read the First time.

Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time.

Aulnage Duty.

A Petition of Frances Duchess of Richmond and Lanox, and her Trustees, and of Sir John Eyles, and others, was read; setting forth, That the Petitioners, for valuable Considerations, are intituled to the Profits of the Duties of Subsidy and Aulnage for a certain Term of Years yet to come, under a reserved Rent to their Majesties: And, forasmuch as, by a Bill before the House, the Petitioners legal Estates in the Premises are intended to be destroyed, and praying to be heard at the Bar of the House, by their Counsel, before the said Bill doth pass.

Ordered, That the Petitioners be heard, by their Counsel, at the Bar of this House, touching the said Bill, To-morrow Morning.

A Petition of Richard Seys, Esquire, was read; setting forth, That, in 1682, the Petitioner purchased of the Duchess of Richmond a Rent-charge of One hundred and Thirty-eight Pounds per Annum, issuing out of the Rent reserved to her on the present Farm of the Aulnage, for which the Petitioner paid to her Twelve hundred Pounds: And for that, by a Bill before this House, it is designed, That the Duties of Subsidy and Aulnage shall be taken away; whereby the Petitioner's Right will be destroyed, and praying to be heard by his Counsel, before any further Proceedings be had upon the said Bill.

Ordered, That the Petitioner be heard, by his Counsel, at the Bar of this House, touching the said Bill, Tomorrow Morning.

Ordered, That the Clothiers be heard by their Counsel, at the Bar of this House, To-morrow Morning, touching the Bill for collecting the Duty of Aulnage at the Customhouse.

Paper Manufacture.

Then the Counsel for Sir Orlando Gee were called in, and heard at the Bar, as to his Interest, against the Bill for encouraging and better establishing the Manufacture of White Paper in this Kingdom: And also the Counsel for the Bill were heard; and also several Witnesses were examined at the Bar.

And the Counsel and Witnesses being withdrawn;

Ordered, That the Bill be read the Third time Tomorrow Morning at Ten a Clock.

Supply Bill; Forfeitures.

Then the House resolved into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of the Bill for vesting the Five hundred Pounds Forfeitures in their Majesties.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.

Mr. Gray took the Chair of the Committee.

Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.

Mr. Gray reports from the Committee of the whole House, That the Committee had gone through the Bill.

A Motion being made, and the Question being put, That the House do now adjourn;

The House divided.

The Noes go forth.

Tellers for the Yeas, Mr. Foley, 20.
Mr. Hutchinson,
Tellers for the Noes, Sir Ralph Carre, 76.
Mr. Bickerstaffe,

So it passed in the Negative.

And, in regard that the Chairman of the said Committee of the whole House did not acquaint the House, That he was directed, and in truth he not being directed, to report to the House;

Resolved, That the House do immediately resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House upon the said Bill.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.

Mr. Gray took the Chair of the Committee.

Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.

Mr. Gray reports from the Committee of the whole House, That they had directed him to make his Report of the said Bill to the House; and that he was ready so to do.

Ordered, That the said Report be made To-morrow Morning at Ten of the Clock; and nothing to intervene.

And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight of the Clock.