Martis, 28 die Octobris; 2° Gulielmi et Mariæ
Punishing Mutiny and Desertion.
SIR John Guise reports from the Committee to
whom it was referred to prepare and bring in a
Bill for punishing Soldiers or Officers, who shall mutiny
or desert their Majesties Service, and for punishing false
Musters, That they had prepared a Bill accordingly:
Which he presented to the House: And the same was
Privilege- Publication of Proceedings.
A Motion being made for Renewing of a former Order,
of the Eighth of November last, for the preventing the
false publishing, in News Letters, and other written Papers, the Votes and Transactions of this House.
Ordered, That no Person do presume to publish any
of the Votes or Transactions of this House, without Leave
from Mr. Speaker.
A Motion being made on the Behalf of Nicholas Bagnall, Esquire, for Leave to bring in a Bill to bar a Remainder, limited to one Dudley Bagnall, of his Estate
Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill
East India Company.
A Petition of the Governor and Company of Merchants
of London, trading to the East Indies, was presented to
Ordered, That the said Petition be read on Thursday
Morning next, at Eleven a Clock.
An ingrossed Bill to vest some Lands of John Wentworth, Esquire, in Trustees, to be sold; and for purchasing other Lands with the Money raised thereby,
more to the Conveniency of the said John Wentworth's
other Estate, was read the Third time.
Resolved, That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be,
An Act to vest some Lands of John Wentworth, Esquire,
in Trustees, to be sold; and for purchasing other Lands
with the Money raised thereby, more to the Conveniency
of the said John Wentworth's other Estate.
Ordered, That Mr. Bickerstaffe do carry the Bill to the
Lords; and desire their Concurrence thereunto.
A Bill for the better preventing clandestine Marriages,
was presented to the House.
And the Bill was read the First time.
Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time.
Privilege- Petition from a Person in Custody.
A Petition of George Feilder, in Custody of the Serjeant
at Arms attending this House, upon a Complaint of a
Breach of Privilege committed by him against Sir Sam.
Grimston, a Member of this House, was read: And he
thereby making his humble Acknowledgment of his Fault;
Ordered, That he be brought to the Bar of this House
To-morrow Morning, in order to his being discharged
out of Custody.
A Petition of Wm. Davile, and his Wife, was read;
setting forth, That the Petitioner's Father, having settled
an Estate in Com. Ebor. of about Three hundred Pounds
per Annum on the Petitioner, his Wife, and their Issue in
Tail Male, with Remainders over; and he, having contracted several great Debts, prevailed with the Petitioner
to be bound with him; whereby the Debts became the
Petitioner's: For his Father, dying, left no Estate; the
Petitioner, by virtue of Extents taken out by the Creditors, is liable to pay the same; to the Disinherison and
Ruin of the Petitioners, and Reversioners: And praying
Leave to bring in a Bill for Sale of some of the said
Lands, for the Payment of the said Debts.
Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill
An ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act
for the enabling the Sale of the Manor of Kempton and
Kempton Park, and other Lands, late of Francs Phelips,
Esquire, deceased, was read the Second time.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Mr. Christy,
Sir Tho. Vernon, Mr. Ash, Mr. Onslow, Mr. Cary, Mr.
Harcourt, Mr. Price, Sir Robert Nappier, Mr. Thornhaugh, Mr. Slater, Sir Jervas Elwes, Mr. Hutchinson,
Mr. Hawtry, Mr. Done, Sir Tho. Darcy, Sir Rich. Hart,
Sir Rob. Cotton, Mr. Bowyer, Mr. Gray, Mr. Greenfeild,
Mr. Freeman, Sir Rob. Cotton, Sir Rob. Sawyer, Sir
Sam. Bernadiston, Mr. Blowfield, Sir Rich. Onslow, Mr.
Perry, Mr. How, Mr. Glemham, Mr. Bickerstaffe, Mr.
Andrew Newport, Sir Tho. Clarges, Mr. Gwyn: And
they are to meet this Afternoon at Three of the Clock,
in the Speaker's Chamber.
Supply Bill; Land Tax.
Then the Order of Yesterday, for the House to resolve
itself into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed
in the further Consideration of the Bill for raising the
Sum of One hundred Thirty-seven thousand Six hundred
Forty-one Pounds Eighteen Shillings and Two-pence
per mensem, for Twelve Months, was read:
And the Question being put, That Mr. Speaker do
leave the Chair;
The House divided.
The Noes go forth.
Tellers for the Yeas:
||Sir Rob. Davers,
|Tellers for the Noes:
So it was resolved in the Affirmative.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Solicitor General took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Mr. Solicitor General reports from the said Committee,
That they had made a further Progress in the said Bill:
And that they had directed him to move the House, That
they may have Leave to sit again To-morrow Morning.
Resolved, That this House will, To-morrow 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; and nothing to intervene.
A Motion being made, and the Question being put,
That all Committees be revived;
It passed in the Negative.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, Nine a Clock.