Sabbati, 8 die Novembris; 2° Gulielmi et Mariæ.
A BILL to bar a Remainder limited to Dudley Bagnall, Esquire, in the Estate of Nich. Bagnall,
Esquire, in Ireland, was read the First time.
Resolved, That the Bill be read the Second time.
A Bill for vesting certain Lands of Wm. Davile, and
his Wife, in Trustees, to be sold for Payment of Debts,
was read the First time.
Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time.
A Petition of Ann Williams, Relict of Thomas Williams,
Esquire, and of John Williams, an Infant, her Son, and
her other Children, was read; setting forth, That the Petitioner's Husband was seised at his Death of divers Lands
and Tenements, to the Value of Eighty Pounds per Annum; the which he settled upon himself, and his Heirs,
in Tail Male, with Remainder over, in Trust to raise
Daughters Portions; and that the said Thomas Williams
is lately dead; indebted Three thousand Five hundred
Pounds, having no other real Estate, but an Estate conveyed in Mortgage for Eight hundred . . . ., not worth
above Twelve hundred Pounds; and about Five hundred
. . . . Personal Estate; all which Premises, by his Will,
he made liable to pay his Debts; which, should they remain unsatisfied, till the Petitioner, the Heir, should come
of Age, are in great likelihood to swallow up the whole
Estate: But the Creditors are content to receive their
Money as the same might be raised out of the growing
Profits of the Estate, and Renewing of Leases, whereby
no great Detriment will fall on the Petitioner's Inheritance:
And praying Leave to bring in a Bill to vest the Equity
of Redemption of the said Lands in Trustees, and for
enabling the letting Leases of the said Premises during
the Minority of the Children, for raising Money to be
applied to pay the Debts of the said Thomas Williams.
Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill
A Bill to enable Eliz. Mountague, Widow, to make
Leases for Years, of Houses and Grounds in Stepney, was
read the Second time.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Mr. Christie,
Mr. Foley, Mr. Vincent, Sir John Pelham, Mr. Mountague, Mr. England, Mr. Howard, Mr. Pollen,
Mr. Clarke, Mr. Glemham, Sir Wm. Ellis, Mr. Harbord, Sir Tho. Darcy, Mr. How, Mr. Cooke, Mr.
Blowfeild, Mr. Campion, Mr. Chadwick, Mr. Brewer, Sir
Rob. Cotton, Mr. Mansell, Sir Wm. Poultny, Mr. Price,
Mr. Harbord, Mr. Pelham, Sir Tho. Mansell, Mr. Hen.
Pelham, Sir Jerv. Elwes: And they are to meet this
Afternoon, at Three of the Clock, in the Speaker's
Mr. Gray reports from the Committee of Privileges
and Elections, to whom the Matter touching the Election
of Burgesses to serve in this present Parliament for the
Borough of Cirencester, was re-committed, That the said
Committee had agreed upon several Resolutions: Which
they had directed him to report to the House: And
which he read in his Place; and afterwards delivered in
at the Clerk's Table: Where the same were read: and
are as followeth; viz.
Resolved, That it is the Opinion of this Committee,
That they do not proceed to sum up the Poll without
hearing further Evidence.
That thereupon the Master of the Rolls insisted, That
he had not been heard as to his own particular Case; and
prayed to be heard thereupon: And that thereupon it
Resolved, That it is the Opinion of this Committee,
That the House be moved to give Leave to the said Committee to examine further Evidence, as to all the Parties
concerned in the Election.
The First of the said Resolutions being read a Second
Resolved, That the House doth agree with the Committee in the said Resolution, That they do not proceed
to sum up the Poll without hearing further Evidence.
The Second Resolution being read a Second time;
Resolved, That the said Committee do examine further
Evidence as to all the Parties concerned in the Election.
Ordered, That the said Matter be heard upon Tuesdayfortnight next.
Supply Bill; Land Tax.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Miles Cooke and
Sir James Astry;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have agreed to the Bill intituled, An Act for granting an Aid to their Majesties of
One Million Six hundred Fifty-one thousand Seven hundred Two Pounds and Eighteen Shillings, with some
Amendments: To which they desire the Concurrence of
And then the Messengers withdrew.
And then the said Amendments being read, were as
Press 24, Line 6, leave out "Lord Dursly, Son to the
Earl of Berkley;" and, instead thereof, read "the Right
Line 8, after "Exchequer," read "and Speaker of the
House of Peers."
Press 56, Line 21, after "Browne," add "Clerk of
And the said Amendments being read a Second time,
one by one, were, upon the Question severally put thereupon, agreed unto by the House.
Ordered, That Mr. Solicitor General do carry the Bill
to the Lords; and acquaint them, That this House hath
agreed to the Amendments made by their Lordships to
the said Bill.
Supply Bill; Excise.
Then the House resolved itself into a Committee of the
whole House, to consider of the Bill for doubling the
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 some Progress in the Bill; and had
directed him to move the House, that they may have
Leave to sit again on Monday Morning next.
Resolved, That this House will, upon Monday Morning next, at Ten a Clock, resolve itself into a Committee
of the whole House, to proceed in the further Consideration of the said Bill.
Then the Earl of Ranelagh presented to the House
several Accompts relating to the Army; the Titles whereof were read; and are as followeth; viz.
An Abstract of the Earl of Ranelagh's Receipts and
Payments, for the Use of their Majesties Guards, Garisons, and Forces, except those employed for Reducing
of Ireland, from Fifth November 1688, to Twenty-ninth
Sep. 1690, both Days included.
A Particular of the Arrears due the First October
1690, to the Forces under the Earl of Ranelagh's Care.
Also Mr. Fox presented to the House an Accompt
relating to the Army in Ireland; the Title whereof was
read; and is as followeth; viz.
A State of the Debt due to the Army in Ireland, from
the First May 1689, to 1 Oct. 1690, according to Payments made by the several Paymasters General.
Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Accompts
be referred to the Committee to whom the Estimates and
Accompts brought in to this House, relating to the Navy,
Transport Ships, Marine Regiments, Treasury, Ordnance, and Army, are referred.
The House being acquainted, That Edward Vaughan,
Esquire, a Member of this House, was willing and satisfied, That Henry Mostyn, Wm. Wine, Richard Green,
and Edw. Price, in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms
attending this House, upon a Complaint of a Breach of
Privilege committed against the said Mr. Vaughan,
should be discharged;
Ordered, That the said Henry Mostyn, Wm. Wyne,
Rich. Greene, and Edw. Price, be discharged out of
Committee of Privileges.
Ordered, That the Chairman of the Committee of Privileges and Elections, do make his Reports upon Tuesday
Morning next, at Nine a Clock.
And then the House adjourned till Monday
Morning next, at Eight a Clock.