House of Commons Journal Volume 10
23 January 1693

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 10: 23 January 1693', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 10: 1688-1693 (1802), pp. 786-787. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29295 Date accessed: 29 November 2014.


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Lunæ, 23 die Januarii ;4°Gulielmi et Mariæ.

Prayers.

Bankrupts.

A PETITION of Sir John Mordant, and others, Creditors of Edward Backwell, Esquire, deceased, was read; setting forth, That, there being a Bill brought into this House for the better Recovery, and more equal Distribution, of Bankrupts Estates, which will be very prejudicial to the Petitioners, and occasion many tedious Suits, and praying to be heard against the said Bill, before the same do pass.

Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Petition be referred to the Committee to whom the said Bill is committed.

Walthall's Estate.

An ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act to enable Richard Walthall, Esquire, to sell Lands, for the Payment of Portions and Debts, was read the Second time.

Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Mr. Shackerley, Sir Jonath. Raymond, Mr. Burdet, Mr. Dyot, Sir John Manwaring, Mr. Hedger, Sir Robert Cotton, Mr. Perry, Mr. How, Mr. Hill, Mr. Waller, Mr. Lutterell, Mr. Piggot, Mr. Blowfield, Sir Tho. Haslerigg, Mr. England, Sir Tho. Bellot, Mr. Cooke, Mr. Christy, Mr. Wilmot, Mr. Lloyd, Mr. White, Mr. Fenwick, and all the Members that serve for the Counties of Chester, Lancaster, and Stafford: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Four a Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.

Wroth's Estate.

Mr. Clark, according to Order, presented to the House a Bill to enable Sir Tho. Wroth, Baronet, to make a Jointure and Settlement upon his Marriage, and to make a Provision for his Sister, notwithstanding his being under the Age of Twenty-one Years. And the same was received.

Hertford Roads.

A Bill for reviving a former Law for Repair of Highways in the County of Hertford, was read the Second time.

Resolved, That the Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House.

Resolved, That this House will, upon Wednesday Morning next, at Nine a Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of the said Bill.

Leasing Duchy of Cornwall.

A Bill to enable their Majesties to make Grants, Leases, and Copies of Offices, Lands, and Hereditaments, Parcel of their Duchy of Cornwall, or annexed to the same, and for Confirmation of Leases and Grants already made, was read the Second time.

Resolved, That the Bill be committed, upon the Debate of the House, to Mr. Boscawen, Sir Franc. Massam, Mr. Waller, Sir Tho. Clarges, Sir Edward Hussey, Sir Chr. Musgrave, Colonel Titus, Mr. Hill, Mr. Wilmot, Sir Math. Andrews, Mr. Lutterell, Mr. Travers, Mr. Piggot, Mr. Chancellor of . . . Exchequer, Mr. Roberts, Sir Tho. Darcy, Lord Castleton, Mr. Fuller, Mr. Fleming, Sir John Moreton, Mr. Bickerstaff, Sir Sam. Bernadiston, Sir Orlando Gee, Mr. Pelham, Mr. Goldwell, Mr. Christy, Mr. Clark, Sir Wm. York, Mr. P. Foley, Mr. Harley, and all the Members that serve for the Counties of Cornwall and Devon: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Four a Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.

A Publication to be burnt by Hangman.

Ordered, That the printed Pamphlet, intituled, "King William and Queen Mary Conquerors, &c." wherein are several Matters asserted of dangerous Consequence to their Majesties, to the Liberty of the Subjects, and Peace of the Kingdom, be burnt by the Hand of the common Hangman, upon Wednesday Morning next, at Ten of the Clock, in the Palace Yard, Westminster: And that the Serjeant at Arms attending this House do see the same performed: And that the Sheriffs of London and Middlesex do assist the said Serjeant at Arms therein.

Privilege-Complaint of a Publication.

Then the House resumed the adjourned Debate of Saturday last.

And, a Motion being made, and the Question being proposed, That a printed Book, intituled, "A Pastoral Letter," be burnt by the Hand of the common Hangman;

The previous Question was put, That that Question be now put:

The House divided.

The Noes go forth.

Tellers for the Yeas, Sir Edward Hussey, 160.
Sir John How:
Tellers for the Noes, Mr. Mountague, 136.
Mr. Palmes:

So it was resolved in the Affirmative.

To be burnt by Hangman.

Then the main Question was put, That a printed Book, intituled, "A Pastoral Letter," be burnt by the Hand of the common Hangman:

The House divided.

The Yeas go forth.

Tellers for the Yeas, Mr. Bromley, 162.
Mr. Colmer:
Tellers for the Noes, Colonel Goldwell, 155.
Mr. Hutchinson:

So it was resolved in the Affirmative.

Resolved, That the printed Book, intituled, "A Pastoral Letter," be burnt by the Hand of the common Hangman.

Ordered, That the said printed Book, intituled, "A Pastoral Letter," be burnt by the Hand of the common Hangman, upon Wednesday Morning next, at Ten of the Clock, in the Palace Yard, Westminster: And that the Serjeant at Arms attending this House do see the same performed: And that the Sheriffs of London and Middlesex do assist the Serjeant at Arms therein.

Privilege- Complaint of a Publication.

A Complaint being made to the House of a printed Book, intituled, "God's Ways of disposing of Kingdoms;"

And the Question being put, That the Book be brought up to the Table.

It passed in the Negative.

Committees.

Ordered, That all Committees be revived.

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