House of Commons Journal Volume 10
1 March 1693

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 10: 1 March 1693', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 10: 1688-1693 (1802), pp. 838-839. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29325 Date accessed: 20 September 2014.


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Mercurii, 1 die Martii; 5° Gulielmi et Mariæ.

Prayers.

Bishop of London's Estate.

AN ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act for exchanging several Parcels of Land in the Parish and Manor of Fulham, belonging to the Bishoprick of London, and Part of the Bishoprick of London, for other Lands of the like Value, to Charles Earl of Monmouth, and his Heirs, was read the Second time.

Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Mr. Clarke, Mr. Nicholas, Mr. Travers, Mr. Freeman, Mr. Henly, Mr. Foley, Sir Fr. Massam, Sir Robert Cotton, Sir Wm. Cooper, Mr. Bromley, Mr. Arnold, Colonel Titus, Mr. Chadwick, Mr. Speake, Sir John Bolles, Mr. Wildman, Mr. Lutterell, Sir Tho. Mompesson, Mr. Hutchinson, Mr. England, Sir Fr. Molyneux, Mr. Parkhurst, Mr. Taylor, Lord Pawlet, Mr. Mordant, Mr. Slater, Mr. Hawtrey, Mr. Colt, Sir John Moreton, Sir Tho. Samwell, Mr. Andrewes, Mr. Tredenham: And they are to meet this Afternoon, at Four a Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.

Stephens Estate.

An ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act for selling the Estate of William Stephens, late of Greenwich in Kent, was read the Third time.

And an Amendment was proposed to be made, Pr. 4. L. 34. after "enacted," to insert "and be it enacted."

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

Then the Question being put, That the Bill do pass;

The House divided.

The Yeas go forth.

Tellers for the Yeas, Mr. Goldwell, 32.
Mr. Bickerstaff:
Tellers for the Noes, Mr. Perry, 33.
Mr. Parsons:

So it passed in the Negative.

Repairs of united Churches.

An ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act to make Parishioners of the Church united Contributors to the Repairs and Ornaments of the Church to whom the Union is made, was read the First time.

Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time.

London Orphans.

A Petition of Ann Wright was presented to the House, and read; setting forth, That the Petitioner, in 1682, lent the Chamber of London Six hundred Pounds, at Five Pounds, per Cent.; for Security whereof she hath Two Bonds, under their common Seal: That she never received but One Half-year's Interest at that Rate; and One Pound per Cent. for some time since: Whereby the Petitioner, being fatherless and motherless, is reduced to great Streights: That there being a Bill now in this House for paying the Debts due to the Orphans of the City of London; and the Petitioner's said Money being lent towards paying Part of the said Debts, and praying, That she may reap the same Benefit as the said City Orphans.

Ordered, That the said Petition do lie upon the Table, in order to be taken into Consideration, before the House do resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House to consider of the said Bill.

A Petition of John Chappell, and Mary his Wife, was read; setting forth, That the Petitioner Mary's Guardian, she being an Orphan, put her Money, being Six hundred Pounds Principal, the Interest One hundred and Sixty Pounds, into the Chamber of the City of London: But her Guardian was not obliged to make the same good to the Orphans, if the Fund failed: That the City Orphans might have kept their Money out, upon their Guardians or Trustees giving Security, that the Money should not be embeziled: That the Petitioners Circumstances being so very near to those of the City Orphans, they pray to be equally relieved with them.

Ordered, That the said Petition do lie upon the Table, in order to be taken into Consideration, before the House do resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House to consider of the Bill for satisfying the Debts due to the Orphans of the City of London.

Supply Bill; charging Joint Stocks, &c.

A Bill for laying several Impositions upon the East India Company Stock, and other Stocks, and for continuing certain Impositions upon several Goods and Merchandize, was read the Second time.

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

Indemnity for acting in Defence of the Kingdom.

An ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act for preventing Suits against such as acted for their Majesties Service in Defence of the Kingdom, was read the Second time.

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

Resolved, That this House will, To-morrow Morning, after the Matter upon the ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act to set aside Amendments and Alterations made in the Records and Writs of a Fine, and Two Recoveries, in the Grand Sessions held for the County of Glamorgan, is over, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of the said Bill.

Malicious Informations.

Ordered, That the Committee who were appointed to prepare Reasons to be offered at a Conference with the Lords, touching the Amendments to the Bill, intituled, An Act to prevent malicious Informations in the Court of King's Bench, and for the more easy Reversal of Outlawries in the same Court, do manage the said Conference.

And they went to the Conference accordingly.

And, being returned;

Mr. Serjeant Trenchard reported, That they had been at the Place appointed for the said Conference; and understood, that the House of Lords was not then sat.

Conference desired on Proceedings.

Resolved, That a Conference be desired with the Lords, upon the Method of Proceedings between the Two Houses.

Ordered, That the Managers do consider of, and prepare Reasons to be offered at the said Conference with the Lords.

Ordered, That Colonel Granville, Mr. Montague, Colonel Titus, Sir Rich, Temple, Mr. Palmes, Mr. Boscawen, Sir Ed. Seymour, Mr. Finch, Mr. Chancellor of Exchequer, Sir John Guise, Sir Tho. Clarges, be added to the Managers: And they are to meet To-morrow Morning at Nine of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.

London Orphans.

Then, according to the Order of the Day, the Counsel for the Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and Common Council of the City of London, were called in, and heard at the Bar concerning the Matter contained in the Bill for Satisfaction of the Debts due to the Orphans of the said City.

And then withdrew.

Ordered, That the Consideration of the several Petitions, which have been presented to the House, and now lie upon the Table to be considered, be referred to the Committee of the whole House to whom the said Bill is committed.

Then a Motion being made, and the Question being put, That the Council for the Orphans of the City of London be called in, and heard at the Bar;

The House divided.

The Yeas go forth.

Tellers for the Yeas, Sir John Guise, 101.
Sir Walt. Young,
Tellers for the Noes, Mr. Gwynn, 96.
Sir Jos. Tredenham,

So it was resolved in the Affirmative.

And the Counsel was called in, and heard accordingly.

And then withdrew.

Then a Motion being made, and the Question being put, That the House do now adjourn;

The House divided.

The Yeas go forth.

Tellers for the Yeas, Sir Wm. Strickland, 55.
Mr. Randall,
Tellers for the Noes, Sir Jos. Tredenham, 136.
Mr. Fenwick,

So it passed in the Negative.

Lords excuse their Non-attendance at Conference.

A Message from the Lords, by Sir Miles Cooke, and Sir Robert Legard.

Mr. Speaker,

The Lords have commanded us to acquaint this House, That the Speaker of the House of Lords living Two Miles out of Town, and the Badness of the Road at this present, was the only Occasion of their Lordships not coming to the Conference at the Time appointed.

And then the Messengers withdrew.

London Orphans.

Then the House, according to the Order of the Day, resolved itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of the Bill for satisfying the Debts due to the Orphans of the City of London.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Harcourt took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.

Mr. Harcourt reported from the said Committee, That they had made some Progress in the Bill to them committed; and had directed him to move, That they may have Leave to sit again.

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

Committees.

Ordered, That all Committees be adjourned.

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