House of Commons Journal Volume 10
27 January 1693

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 10: 27 January 1693', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 10: 1688-1693 (1802), pp. 793-795. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29299 Date accessed: 25 July 2014.


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Veneris, 27die Januarii ;4°Gulielmi et Mariæ.

Prayers.

Delivering Declarations to Prisoners.

A BILL for delivering Declarations to Prisoners in the Country, was read the Second time.

Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Mr. Goldwell, Mr. Bockenham, Mr. Waller, Mr. England, Mr. White, Mr. Fuller, Sir Orlando Gee, Mr. Blowfeild, Mr. Fenwick, Mr. Staines, Sir Fr. Guibon, Sir Hen. Crofts, Mr. Thornhaugh, Sir Cha. Raleigh, Mr. Wilmot, Mr. Biddulph, Mr. Cook, Mr. Freeman, Mr. Lutterell, Mr. Hungerford, Sir John Kay, Mr. Dyot, Mr. Hutchinson, Sir John Dorrell, Mr. Brewer, Mr. Fenwick, Mr. Schackerly, Mr. Burdett, Mr. Lloyd, Mr. Price: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Four a Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.

Privilege of Members in Suits.

Ordered, That the Report from the Committee to whom it was referred to consider how the Privileges of the Members of this House, in relation to Suits in Law and Equity, may be limited and regulated, be taken into Consideration upon Tuesday Morning next, at Eleven a Clock.

Burrow Bridge Cattle Tolls.

A Bill for discharging the Payment of Tolls for Cattle passing over Burrow Bridge, and other Places upon the High Road in Yorkshire, was read the Second time.

Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Mr. Waller, Sir Christofer Musgrave, Mr. Goldwell, Sir Orlando Gee, Sir John Kay, Mr. Brewer, Mr. Thornhaugh, Mr. Hutchinson, Sir Ra. Carr, Mr. Harley, Mr. Staynes, Mr. Arnold, Mr. Biddulph, Mr. Burdett, Mr. Fenwick Mr. Dyot, Mr. Palmes, Sir Ro. Clayton, Mr. England, Mr. Wilmot, Mr. Schackerly, Mr. Fuller, Mr. Campion, Mr. Cook, Mr. Gee, Sir John Guise, Mr. Blowfeild, Sir Bryan Stapleton, Mr. Carr, Mr. Clarke; and all the Members that serve for the County of York: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Four a Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber: And are impowered to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Ordered, That Francis Calvert, the Lessee of the said Tolls, be heard by the said Committee.

Ordered, That the Queen Dowager's Counsel be heard by the said Committee.

Aulnage Duty.

Ordered, That the Report from the Committee of the whole House, to whom the Bill for transferring the Collection of the Duty of Aulnage to the Custom-house, and giving a Recompence to the Crown for the same, was committed, be made upon Wednesday Morning next, at Ten a Clock.

Trade in Cities, &c.

Ordered, That the Report from the Committee to whom the Bill for preventing the Decay of Trade in Cities, Corporations, and Market Towns, . . . . . be made upon Wednesday Morning next, at Eleven a Clock.

Privilege-Petition from a Person in Custody.

A Petition of Edmund Bohun, Esquire, was presented to the House, and read: Whereby he acknowledged his Offence; and begged Pardon for the same.

Ordered, That the said Mr. Bohun be discharged out of the Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House: And that he be brought to the Bar of this House To-morrow Morning, in order to his Discharge.

Royal Mines.

An ingrossed Bill for removing Doubts, and preventing Disputes touching Royal Mines, and that the King may have the Pre-emption, was read the Third time.

And several Amendments were proposed to be made; viz. to leave out "Ireland," in Press 1. L. 29. and Pr. 2. L 6.

And the same were, upon the Question severally put thereupon, agreed unto by the House; and the Bill amended at the Table accordingly. And

An ingrossed Proviso was offered as a Rider, "That all Contracts made since the Day of 1690, by Sir Carbury Price, with any Person concerning any Share in a certain Mine discovered in Eskirhire Common in the County of Cardigan, be void."

The same was read the First time.

And the Question being put, That the same be read a Second time;

It passed in the Negative.

Resolved, That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act for removing Doubts, and preventing Disputes touching Royal Mines, and that their Majesties may have the Pre-emption.

Ordered, That Mr. Shackerly do carry the Bill to the Lords, and desire their Concurrence thereunto.

Leave of Absence.

Ordered, That Sir George Willoughby have Leave to go into the Country for Three Weeks, for Recovery of his Health.

Ordered, That Mr. Glyn have Leave to go into the Country for Three Weeks, upon extraordinary Occasions.

Ordered, That Mr. Machel have Leave to go into the Country for a Fortnight, for Recovery of his Health.

Call of the House.

Ordered, That this House be called over on Thursday Morning next, at Ten a Clock: And that such Members as have not had Leave to be absent, who shall not then attend the Service of this House, be sent for in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House: And that such Members who have had Leave to be absent, and whose Time shall be then expired, and shall not then attend, be likewise sent for in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms.

Triennial Parliaments.

Ordered, That the ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act for the frequent Calling and Meeting of Parliaments, be read To-morrow Morning at Eleven a Clock.

Advice to the King.

Ordered, That the Report from the Committee of the whole House, to whom the Consideration of that Part of his Majesty's Speech, whereby his Majesty desires the Advice of this House, was referred, be taken into Consideration upon Friday Morning next, at Eleven a Clock.

Ways and Means.

Then the House, according to the Order of the Day, resumed the farther Consideration of the Report from the Committee of the whole House, to whom it was referred to consider farther of Ways and Means for raising the Supply to be granted to their Majesties, for the carrying on a vigorous War against France.

And the Sixty-sixth Resolution being read a Second time;

An Amendment was proposed to be made, by inserting "except such Salt as shall be used in the Curing of Fish:"

And the same was, upon the Question put thereupon, agreed unto by the House.

Resolved, That the House doth agree with the Committee in the said Resolution, so amended, That there be laid (above what is now charged in the Book of Rates) an additional Duty of Five Shillings for every Weigh of Salt (except such Salt as shall be used in the Curing of Fish) imported after the Twenty-fifth Day of December 1692; and so in proportion for any greater or lesser Quantity."

The Sixty-seventh Resolution being read a Second time; the same was, upon the Question put thereupon, agreed unto by the House.

The Sixty-eighth Resolution being read a Second time;

An Amendment was proposed to be made, by leaving out "of India:"

And the same was, upon the Question put thereupon, agreed unto by the House.

Resolved, That the House doth agree with the Committee in the said Resolution, so amended; That there be laid (above what is now charged in the Book of Rates, or any other Law) an additional Duty of Two Shillings for every Pound of Silk, wrought, imported after the Twenty-fifth Day of December 1692.

The Sixty-ninth, Seventieth, Seventy-first, Seventy-second, Seventy-third, Seventy-fourth, Seventy-fifth, Seventy-sixth, Seventy-seventh, and Seventy-eighth Resolutions, being severally read a Second time, were, upon the Question severally put thereupon, agreed unto by the House.

The Seventy-ninth Resolution being read a Second time;

An Amendment was proposed to be made, by inserting in the Exception, "Redwood from Guinea."

And the same was, upon the Question put thereupon, agreed unto by the House.

Resolved, That the House doth agree with the Committee in the said Resolution, so amended; That there be laid (above what is now charged in the Book of Rates) an additional Duty of Five Pounds for every Hundred Pounds Value of all Sorts of Dying-wood (except Redwood from Guinea, Drugs, and Logwood) imported after the Twenty-fifth Day of December 1692; and so in Proportion for any greater or lesser Quantity.

The Eightieth, Eighty-first, Eighty-second, and Eighty-third Resolutions, being severally read a Second time, were, upon the Question severally put thereupon, agreed unto by the House.

The Eighty-fourth Resolution being read a Second time;

And the Question being put, That the House do agree with the Committee in the said Resolution, That there be laid an additional Duty of Three Shillings the Pound (in lieu of all other Duties) upon all Coney Wool exported after the Twenty-fifth Day of December 1692;

The House divided.

The Noes go forth.

Tellers for the Yeas: Mr. Arnold, 60.
Mr. Bowyer:
Tellers for the Noes: Sir Jos. Tredenham, 81.
Mr. Gee:

So it passed in the Negative.

The Eighty-fifth Resolution, being read a Second time, was, upon the Question put thereupon, agreed unto by the House.

Ordered, That Sir Tho. Clarges, Mr. Attorney General, and Mr. Solicitor General, do prepare and bring in a Bill upon the said Resolutions.

Ordered, That they do bring in a Clause to the said Bill, for repealing a Clause in the Act, intituled, An Act for granting to their Majesties several additional Duties of Excise upon Beer, Ale, and other Liquors, for Four Years, from the Time that an Act for the doubling the Duty of Excise upon Beer, Ale, and other Liquors, doth expire; whereby Single Brandy and Double Brandy are charged.

Resolved, That this House will, upon Wednesday Morning next, at Ten a Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider farther of Ways and Means for raising the Supply to be granted to their Majesties, for the carrying on a vigorous War against France.

Call of the House.

Resolved, That this House will, upon Thursday Morning next, after the Call of the House is over, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider farther of the Bill for the preserving, regulating, and establishing the East India Trade.

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