House of Commons Journal Volume 10
11 February 1692

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 10: 11 February 1692', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 10: 1688-1693 (1802), pp. 661. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29216 Date accessed: 16 September 2014.


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Jovis, 11 die Februarii; 3° Gulielmi et Mariæ.

Prayers.

Answer to Address.

MR. Speaker reports to the House, That he did Yesterday present to his Majesty their humble Address touching the East India Company: And that his Majesty was pleased to express himself to this Effect:

That it was a Matter of very great Importance to the Trade of this Kingdom; and that it could not be expected, that he should give a present Answer to it: But that he would take Time to consider of it; and, in a short time, give this House a positive Answer.

Sadler's Estate.

An ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act to enable Sir Edwyn Sadler, Baronet, to sell Lands to pay his Debts, was read the Second time.

Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Sir Robert Cotton, Mr. Buscawen, Mr. Hawtrey, Colonel Tytus, Mr. Harcourt, Mr. Travers, Mr. How, Mr. Brewer, Mr. Cooke, Sir Jon. Jennings, Sir John Cary, Mr. Brownlow, Mr. Bickerstaffe, Sir Jervas Elwes, Mr. Freman, Mr. Bathurst, Mr. Berty, Sir John Key, Mr. Howard, Mr. Waller, Sir Robert Henly, Mr. Shackerly, Mr. England, Mr. Fuller, Sir Tho. Roberts, Sir Tho. Darcy, Mr. Perry, Mr. Dowdswell, Sir Jos. Williamson, Mr. Clarke, Sir Richard Onslow, Sir Wm. Lemon, Mr. Morris, Mr. Arnald, Mr. Burdet, Mr. Pigot, Mr. Lutterell, Mr. Christy, Mr. Vincent, Sir Peter Colliton; and all the Members that serve for the County of Hertford: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Four a Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.

Hildeyard's Estate.

An ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act for the better vesting and settling the Manor of East Horsley in Surry, in Trustees, to be sold for Payment of Debts of Philip Hildeyard, Esquire, was read the First time.

Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time.

Pelham's Estate.

An ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act for securing, out of some of the Manors, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments of Charles Pelham, of Brockelsby in the County of Lincolne, Esquire, the Sum of Five thousand Pounds, with Interest, and One thousand Pounds, unto Anne Pelham, eldest Daughter of the said Charles, was read the Second time.

Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Mr. Harley, Mr. Pelham, Sir Tho. Hussey, Sir John Cotton, Mr. How, Mr. Hawtry, Mr. Slater, Mr. Fuller, Mr. Hutchinson, Sir John Key, Mr. Thornehough, Mr. Piggot, Mr. Waller, Mr. Christy, Mr. Henly, Sir Jervas Elwes, Mr. Maine, Mr. Goldwell, Mr. Travers, Mr. Lutterell, Sir Tho. Haslerigg, Sir Robert Henly, Sir Tho. Darcy, Sir Robert Cotton, Mr. Dyot, Mr. England, Sir John Pelham, and all the Members that serve for the Counties of Lincolne and Nottingham: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Four a Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.

Keeble's Estate.

An ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act to enable John Keeble, Gentleman, to sell certain Lands in Stow Market in the County of Suffolke; and to settle other Lands, of greater Value, to the same Uses; was read the Second time.

Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Mr. Goldwell, Sir Robert Henly, Sir Jervas Elwes, Mr. Henly, Mr. Robinson, Sir John Carew, Mr. Ogle, Sir Tho. Darcy, Mr. Travers, Sir Sam. Barnardiston, Sir Robert Cotton, Sir Tho. Barnardiston, Mr. Cooke, Mr. Biddolph, Mr. Bennet, Mr. Waller, Mr. England, Mr. Christy, Mr. Fuller, Mr. Maine, Mr. Hutchinson, Mr. Norris, Mr. Arnald, Mr. Carey, Mr. Hawtrey, Mr. Davenant, Mr. Fenwick, Sir Edward Abney, Mr. Chase, and all the Members that serve for the Counties of Norfolke and Suffolke: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Four a Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.

Punishing Mutiny and Desertion.

A Message from the Lords, by Sir Myles Cooke and Sir James Astrey;

Mr. Speaker, The Lords have agreed to the Bill, intituled, An Act for the Punishing of Mutineers and Deserters, preventing false Musters, and paying the Army, according to the Musters of effective Men; and for the better Paying of Quarters; with some Amendments; . . . they desire the Concurrence of this House.

And then the Messengers withdrew.

Seamen in West India Trade.

Sir Samuell Barnardiston reports from the Committee to whom the Bill for permitting English Ships to be navigated with Foreign Seamen to and from the West Indies, during the War, was committed, That they had agreed upon several Amendments to be made to the Bill; which they had directed him to report to the House: And which he read in his Place, with the Coherence; and afterwards delivered in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same were once read throughout; and then a Second time, one by one; and, upon the Question severally put thereupon, some of them were agreed, and others disagreed, unto by the House.

Ordered, That the Bill with the Amendments, be ingrossed.

Judges Commissions and Salaries.

Sir Walter Young reported from the Committee to whom the Bill for ascertaining the Commissions and Salaries of the Judges, was committed, That they had agreed upon several Amendments to be made to the Bill; which they had directed him to report to the House: And which he read in his Place, with the Coherence; and afterwards delivered in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same were once read throughout; and then a Second time, one by one; and, upon the Question severally put thereupon, were agreed unto by the House.

Ordered, That the Bill, with the Amendments, be ingrossed.

Butter and Cheese Trade.

Mr. Goldwell reports from the Committee to whom the Bill for the remedying the Abuses in Weighing and false Packing of Butter, was committed, That they had agreed upon several Amendments to the Bill; which they had directed him to report to the House: And which he read in his Place, with the Coherence; and afterwards, delivered in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same were once read throughout; and then a Second time, one by one; and, upon the Question severally put thereupon, were agreed unto by the House.

Ordered, That the Bill, with the Amendments, be ingrossed.

London Orphans.

An ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act for Relief of the distressed Orphans of the City of London, was read the First time.

Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time.

Then the House, according to the Order of the Day, resolved itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider further of Ways to satisfy the Debts due to the Orphans of the City of London.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.

Mr. Bowyer took the Chair of the Committee.

Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.

Mr. Bowyer reported from the said Committee, That they had agreed upon several Resolutions: Which they had directed him to report to the House.

Ordered, That the said Report be made To-morrow Morning, after the reading the ingrossed Bills for the vesting the forfeited Estates in England and Ireland in their Majesties, to be applied to the Use of the War.

Privilege-a Person discharged from custody.

John Johnson was, according to the Order of Yesterday, brought to the Bar: Where he, upon his Knees, received a Reprimand from Mr. Speaker.

Ordered, That the said John Johnson be discharged out of Custody, paying his Fees.

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