House of Commons Journal Volume 10
2 March 1693

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 10: 2 March 1693', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 10: 1688-1693 (1802), pp. 839-840. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29326 Date accessed: 22 October 2014.


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Jovis, 2 die Martii; 5° Gulielmi et Mariæ.

Prayers.

Bromhall's Debts.

MR Waller reported from the Committee to whom the ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act for the Sale of such Interest as Tho. Bromhall, an Infant, hath in the Office of the Warden of the Fleet, and in Thirteen Houses adjoining, and in an Office of the Custody and Keeping of the Palace of Westminster, for the more effectual Payment of Debts, was committed, That they had examined the Bill; and considered the several Petitions referred to the Committee; and had made several Amendments; which they had directed him to report to the House: The which he read in his Place, with the Coherence; and afterwards delivered in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same was once read throughout; and afterwards a Second time, one by one; and, with other Amendments proposed to be made, and agreed unto by the House, were agreed unto; and are as followeth; viz.

Press 8. L. 19. after "Infant," add "Tho. Severne, of Wallopp in the County of Salop, Esquire, and Ralph Harper, of Pontsbury in the County of Salop, Clerk."

L. 21. leave out "his;" and insert "their."

Pr. 8. L. 25. leave out "is;" and add "Tho. Severne and Ralph Harper are."

L. 28. leave out "he;" and add "they."

L. 29. after "Bromhall," add "Thomas Severne and Ralph Harper."

L. 30. leave out "his said Son;" and add "the said."

L. 33. leave out "his;" and insert "their."

L. 34. leave out "he hath;" and add "they, or any of them, have."

Pr. last, L. 13. after "Esquire," add "or from Wm. Norwood, Esquire, and Tho. Norwood, Clerk, Executors of Henry Norwood, Esquire, deceased; or from Anth. Smith, Sir James Astry, Knight; or any other Creditor or Creditors of the said Tho. Bromhall, deceased;"

L. 27. after "Leighton," add "Wm. Norwood, Tho. Norwood, Anth. Smith, Sir James Astry, and other the Creditor or Creditors of the said Tho. Bromhall, deceased."

Hameldon Manors.

Mr. Hungerford reported from the Committee to whom the ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act for settling and confirming the Manors and Lands in Hameldon, in the County of Rutland, as they are now enjoyed, and have been for divers Years last past, pursuant to an Agreement for inclosing and exchanging of Lands there, was committed, That they had examined and considered the same; and had made some 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, agreed unto by the House; and are as followeth; viz.

Press 2. L. 39. for "Buckingham," read "Buckingham's."

Press 8. L. 16. after "Tythes," leave out "payable by Sir Abell Barker, amounting to the Sum of Twelve Pounds Ten Shillings a Year, and all other Tythes."

L. 19. after "all," leave out "the;" and insert "those."

L. 19, 20. leave out "of Richard Syell and Thomas Islip."

Lotteries.

Colonel Perry reported from the Committee to whom the Bill for prohibiting the Use of all Lotteries was committed, That they had made 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, agreed unto by the House.

Then a Clause being offered to be added to the Bill, touching Satisfaction to be given to the Farmers of the Royal Oak Lottery;

And the Question being put, That the Clause be received;

It passed in the Negative.

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

Kingappoints to be attended.

Mr. Vice Chamberlain acquainted the House, That the Members that are of his Majesty's most honourable Privy Council having, according to Order, waited upon his Majesty, to know his Pleasure when he would be attended by this House, his Majesty had been pleased to appoint this Afternoon at Four a Clock, in the Banqueting House at Whitehall.

A Message from the Lords, by Sir Miles Cook and Sir Adam Ottley;

Mr. Speaker,

Delivering Declarations to Prisoners.

The Lords have agreed to the Amendments made by this House to the Amendments made by the Lords to the Bill, intituled, An Act for delivering Declarations to Prisoners.

Goodwyn's Estate.

And have also agreed to the Bill, intituled, An Act to enable Tho. Goodwyn the younger to sell Lands for the Payment of Debts, and making Provision for his Wife and Children, without any Amendments.

Supply Bill; Impositions on Merchandize.

And have also agreed to the Bill, intituled An Act for granting to their Majesties certain additional Impositions upon several Goods and Merchandize, for prosecuting the present War against France, without any Amendments.

Preserving Game.

And have also agreed to the Bill, intituled, An Act for the more easy Discovery and Conviction of such as shall destroy the Game of this Kingdom, with some Amendments: To which Amendments the Lords desire the Concurrence of this House.

Mutiny and Desertion.

And have also agreed to the Bill, intituled, An Act for punishing Officers and Soldiers, who shall mutiny, or desert their Majesties Service, and for punishing false Musters, and for the Payment of Quarters, with some Amendments: To which Amendments they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Greenland Trade.

And have also agreed to the Bill, intituled, An Act for the regaining, encouraging, and settling the Greenland Trade, with some Amendments: To which the Lords desire the Concurrence of this House.

And then the Messengers withdrew.

Prohibiting Trade with France.

Mr. Attorney General reported from the Committee of the whole House, to whom the Bill for continuing the Acts for prohibiting all Trade and Commerce with France, and for the Encouragement of Privateers, was committed, That they had made several Amendments to the Bill; which they had directed him to report to the House: The 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, agreed unto by the House.

Then a Clause was offered to be added to the Bill, That, if any Captain, or other Person, shall imbezil, or put on shore, otherwise than in their Majesties Warehouses, any Goods or Merchandize, taken as Prize, they shall lose the whole Share of such Prize.

And the same was Twice read; and agreed unto by the House to be made Part of the Bill.

Then a Clause was offered to be added to the Bill, That * * * *.

And the same was Twice read.

And the Question being put, That the Clause be made Part of the Bill;

The House divided.

The Yeas go forth.

Tellers for the Yeas, Sir S. Bernadiston, 101.
Sir John Dorrell,
Tellers for the Noes, Mr. Colt, 77.
Mr. Goldwell,

So it was resolved in the Affirmative.

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

Fines and Recoveries in Glamorganshire.

Ordered, That the Hearing of the Counsel and Witnesses to the Merits of the Cause, 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, be put off until To-morrow, after the Committee of the whole House hath sat to consider of the Bill for the Review of the Quarterly Poll.

Punishing Mutiny and Desertion.

Then the House proceeded to take into Consideration the Amendments made by the Lords to the Bill, intituled, An Act for punishing Officers and Soldiers, who shall mutiny, or desert their Majesties Service, and for punishing false Musters, and for the Payment of Quarters.

And the same were Twice read, and agreed unto by the House; and are as followeth; viz.

Pr. 1st, L. 30. for "First," read "Tenth."

Pr. 9. L. 8. leave out "or Soldiers."

L. 9. after "take," add "or cause to be taken, or knowingly suffer to be taken."

L. 12. leave out "or Soldiers."

L. 16. for "First," read "Tenth."

L. 23. for "First," read "Tenth."

Pr. 10. L. 10. for "First," read "Tenth."

Pr. 15. L. 19. for "First," read "Tenth."

L. 26. after "Wales," add "and Town of Berwick upon Tweed."

Ordered, That the Lord Cornbury do carry the Bill to the Lords; and acquaint them, That this House hath agreed to the said Amendments.

Greenland Trade.

Then the House proceeded to take into Consideration the Amendments made by the Lords to the Bill, intituled, An Act for the regaining, encouraging, and settling the Greenland Trade.

And the same were Twice read, and agreed unto by the House; and are as followeth;

Press 11. L. 43. after "least," add "of which Sales publick Notice shall be given, upon the Royal Exchange in London, at least Three Weeks before."

Pr. 12. L. 2. instead of "Five," read "Three."

Ordered, That Sir Sam. Bernardiston do carry the Bill to the Lords; and acquaint them, That this House hath agreed to the said Amendments.

Preserving Game.

Then the House proceeded to take into Consideration the Amendments made by the Lords to the Bill, intituled, An Act for the more easy Discovery and Conviction of such as shall destroy the Game of this Kingdom.

And the same were Twice read, and agreed unto by the House; and are as followeth; viz.

"Provided always, and be it Enacted, That, for the better preserving the red and black Game of Growse, commonly called Heath Cocks or Heath Polts, no Person whatsoever, on any Mountains, Hills, Heaths, Moors, Forests, Chaces, or other Wastes, shall presume to burn, between the Second Day of February and Twenty-fourth of June, any Grig, Ling, Heath, Furze, Gorse, or Fern, upon pain that the Offender or Offenders shall be committed to the House of Correction, for any time not exceeding One Month, and not less than Ten Days; there to be whipped, and kept to hard Labour."

Ordered, That Mr. Waller do carry the Bill to the Lords; and acquaint them, That this House hath agreed to the said Amendments.

Conference desired with Lords.

Resolved, That a Conference be desired with the Lords, upon the Subject Matter of 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.

Ordered, That Mr. Waller do carry the said Message.

Lords reminded of Bills.

Ordered, That a Message be sent to the Lords, to put them in Mind of the Bill, intituled, An Act for preventing Frauds by clandestine Mortgages; and also of a Bill, intituled, An Act for the better Discovery of Judgments in the Courts of Westminster.

Ordered, That Mr. Waller do carry the said Message.

Committees.

Ordered, That all Committees be revived.

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