House of Commons Journal Volume 11
15 March 1694

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 11: 15 March 1694', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 11: 1693-1697 (1803), pp. 128-129. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=38996 Date accessed: 21 October 2014.


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Jovis, 15 die Martii;

6° Gulielmi et Mariæ.

Prayers.

Maynard's Estate.

AN ingrossed Bill, from the Lords, intituled, An Act for settling the Estate of Sir John Maynard Knight, deceased, late one of the Lords Commissioners for the Custody of the Great Seal of England, was read the First time.

Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time.

A Message from the Lords, by Sir Miles Cooke and Mr. Meredeth:

Mr. Speaker,

Axe Bridge.

The Lords have agreed to the Bill, intituled, An Act for the making a Bridge over the River Axe, in the County of Somerset, without any Amendments: Also,

Beverley's Estate.

The Lords have passed a Bill, intituled, An Act for vesting in Trustees the Estate late of Sir James Beverley in Huntingtonshire, to be sold: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

And then the Messengers withdrew.

Lord Stawell's Estate.

A Petition of William Lee, on the behalf of Francis Lee his Brother now beyond the Seas, was presented to the House, and read; setting forth, That the said Francis Lee was Tutor to the late Lord Stawell, and was very assistant to him in his Studies for Nine Years; for which his Lordship did, by Deed under Hand and Seal, grant an Annuity to the said Francis for his Life; and obliged himself, his Heirs, Executors, and Administrators, to see the same paid: That the Petitioner is informed, a Bill is now in this House for Payment of the Debts of John Lord Stawell, and fears there is no Provision therein made for the Payment of his Brother's said Annuity: And praying, That his Brother's Annuity may not be prejudiced by the said Bill.

Ordered, That the Examination and Consideration of the said Petition be referred to the Committee, to whom the ingrossed Bill, from the Lords, intituled, An Act for Payment of the Debts of John Lord Stawell, lately deceased, is committed.

Preventing Stockjobbing

A Bill for preventing of Frauds and Abuses in Buying and Selling of Parts and Shares in joint Stocks was read the Second time.

Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Sir Chr. Musgrave, Sir Tho. Pope Blount, Sir Tho. Vernon, Sir Walter Young, Sir Tho. Clarges, Mr. Clark, Lord Cornbury, Mr. Smith, Mr. Freeman, Sir Hen. Ashurst, Mr. England, Sir Stev. Evans, Lord Cutts, Mr. Done, Mr. Palmes, Sir Fra. Guibon, Sir John Banks, Mr. Lloyd, Mr. Bromley, Sir Jos. Herne, Mr. Foley, Sir Isaac Rebow, Mr. Hungerford, Mr. Shackerly, Sir Jerv. Elwes, Mr. Waller, Colonel Perry, Mr. Randoll, Mr. Biddulph, Sir Math. Andrews, Mr. Burdet, Mr. Bowyer, Mr. Hutchinson, Mr. Pollexfen, Mr. Harvey, Mr. Mitchell, Mr. Slater, Mr. Arnold, Mr. Chadwick, Mr. Papillion, Mr. Christy, Mr. Sim. Smith, Mr. Lutterell, Sir Roger Puleston, Mr. Cooke, Mr. Burrard, Mr. Brockman, Mr. Cocks, Mr. Fenwick, Mr. Hawtry, Mr. Foot Onslow, Mr. Hutchinson; and all the Members of the House that are Merchants; And they are to meet this Afternoon at Four Clock in the Speaker's Chamber: And have Power to send for Persons, and Papers.

Delays at Quarter Sessions.

The House proceeded to take into Consideration the Amendments, made by the Lords, to the Bill to prevent Delays of Proceedings at the Quarter-Sessions of the Peace:

And the same were twice read: and agreed unto by the House; and are as follow; viz.

1 Skin, 31 L. after "that," read "in Term-time."

32 L. after "whatsoever," add "at the Prosecution of any Party indicted."

35 L. instead of "or any Order or Proceeding relating thereunto," read "before Tryal had."

2 Skin, 3d L. leave out "particularly mentioning the Offence in the said Indictment or Presentment."

5 L. leave out from "shall" to "two," in the 8th Line; and read "find;" and instead of "whereof," read "thereof."

8th L. after "Manucaptors," add "who shall enter into a Recognizance before one or more Justices of the Peace of the County or Place."

9 L. after "Pounds" add "with Condition at the Return of such Writ."

12 L. instead of "carry," read "cause and procure the Issue that shall be joined upon;" and instead of "down to Tryal," read "or any Plea, relating thereunto, to be tried."

3d Skin, 35 L. after "Sureties," insert "to be bound in such sums;" and after "and," insert "with such."

37 L. for "carry," read "cause and procure the Issue joined upon;" and for "Tryal," read "be tried."

41 L. leave out from "taxed" to "as" in the 42d Line.

At the End of the Bill, add, "Provided always, and be it Enacted, by the Authority aforesaid, That if any Indictment or Presentment be against any Person or Persons, for not Repairing of any Highways, Causeys, Pavements, or Bridges, and the Right or Title to repair the same may come in Question, upon such Suggestion, and Affidavit made of the Truth thereof, a Certiorari may be granted, to remove the same into the Court of King's Bench; any Law or Statute to the Contrary in any-wise notwithstanding: Provided nevertheless, That the Party or Parties prosecuting such Certiorari shall find Two Manucaptors, to be bound in a Recognizance, with Condition as aforesaid: Provided always, and be it Enacted, by the Authority aforesaid, That this Act shall continue, and be in force, for Three Years, and from thence to the End of the next Session of Parliament, and no longer."

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

Leave of Absence.

Ordered, That Sir John Fagg have Leave to go into the Country for a Fortnight, his Lady being dangerously ill.

Ordered, That Mr. Slater have Leave to go into the Country for Three Weeks, his Daughter being dangerously ill.

Leave of Absence.

A Motion being made, and the Question being put, That Sir Jonathan Raymond have Leave to go into the Country for Ten Days, to the Interment of his Lady's Mother;

The House divided.

The Yeas go forth.

Tellers for the Yeas, Mr. Bickerstaff,
Mr. Cocks:
94.
Tellers for the Noes, Mr. Perry,
Mr. England:
97.

So it passed in the Negative.

Disfranchising Stockbridge Borough.

Ordered, That the Report from the Committee, to whom the Bill to disable the Borough of Stockbridge, in the County of Southampton, for sending Burgesses to serve in Parliament for the future, was committed, be taken into Consideration upon Tuesday Morning next.

Protestants Nat.

The Order of the Day, for the House to resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of the Bill for the Naturalization of such Protestants as shall take the Oaths to their Majesties, and the Test against Popery, was read:

And the Question being put, That Mr. Speaker do now leave the Chair;

The House divided.

The Noes go forth.

Tellers for the Yeas, Mr. Wharton,
Sir Tho. Travell:
101.
Tellers for the Noes, Sir Jo. Packington,
Mr. Harley:
142.

So it passed in the Negative.

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

Irish Forfeitures.

The Order of the Day, for the House to resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider further of the Bill, for vesting the forfeited Estates in Ireland in their Majesties, to be applied to the Use of the War, was read.

The Articles of Limerick were read.

Resolved, That the said Articles be referred to the Consideration of the said Committee of the whole House.

The Articles of Galloway were read.

Resolved, That the said Articles be referred to the Consideration of the said Committee of the whole House.

Ordered, That it be an Instruction to the said Committee of the whole House, That they do prepare, and bring in, a Clause to the said Bill, for the setting up a Court of Claims in Ireland: And also, That they do prepare, and bring in, a borrowing Clause to the said Bill.

Then the House, according to the Order of the Day, resolved itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider further of the said Bill.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.

Mr. Boyle took the Chair of the Committee.

Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.

Mr. Boyle reported from the said Committee, That they had made a further Progress in the Matter to them referred; and had directed him to move, That they may have Leave to sit again.

Resolved, That this House will, upon Tuesday Morning next, 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, Nine a Clock.