House of Commons Journal Volume 11
19 March 1694

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 11: 19 March 1694', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 11: 1693-1697 (1803), pp. 131. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=38999 Date accessed: 28 July 2014.


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Lunæ, 19 die Martii;

6° Gulielmi et Mariæ.

Prayers.

Beverly Estate.

AN ingrossed Bill, from the Lords, intituled, An Act for vesting in Trustees the Estate late of Sir James Beverly, in Huntingtonshire, to be sold, was read the Second time.

Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Sir Tho. Littleton, Mr. Lutterell, Mr. Waller, Sir Edw. Abney, Sir Rowland Gwyn, Mr. Brewer, Mr. Travers, Mr. Dryden, Sir Cha. Bloys, Mr. Campion, Mr. Gwyn, Mr. Palmes, Mr. Pigot, Mr. Smith, Mr. Gee, Sir Jerv. Elwes, Mr. Clark, Mr. Burdet, Colonel Titus, Mr. Biddulph, Sir John Fagg, Mr. Hungerford, Mr. Fleming, Mr. Price, Mr. Blofield, Mr. Harley, Mr. Stockdale, Sir Walt. Young, Mr. Proby, Mr. Cook, Sir John Barker, Mr. Hedger, Mr. Slater, Mr. England, Mr. Brockman, Mr. Hutchinson, Mr. Barrington, Mr. Fawkes, Mr. Ash, Sir John Bolles, Mr. Arnold, Mr. Christy, Mr. Frewen, Mr. Dyot, Mr. Pollevfen, Major Perry, Mr. Pollen, Sir Robert Rich, Mr. Wharton, Sir Tho. Travell, Sir Sam. Dashwood, Sir Fra. Guibon, Sir Step. Evans, Mr. Freeman, Sir Wm. Scawen, Mr. Parkhurst, Sir Wm. York, Sir Joseph Herne; and all the Members that serve for the Counties of Bedford, Huntington, and Kent: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Four of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.

Leckby Manor.

An ingrossed Bill, from the Lords, intituled, An Act for the vesting the Third Part of the Manor of Leckby, alias Letby, and other Lands, in the County of York, in Trustees, to be sold; and for settling a Farm, and other Lands, in Terling and Much-Leighs, in the County of Essex, of greater Value, to and upon the same Uses; was read the First time.

Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time.

Insolvent Debtors.

The House proceeded to take into Consideration the Amendments, made by the Lords, to the Bill for the Explaining, and for the more effectual Execution, of a former Act for Relief of poor Prisoners:

And the same were read; and are as follow; viz.

1 Skin, 23 L. after the first "of," add "pretended."

36 L. leave out "have Reason to believe," and insert "the Commitments or Books belonging to the said Prison; and that by them it doth appear."

2 Skin, 4 L. leave out from "Ninety," to "and," in the 6th L.

9 L. after "taken," add "he being thereto required; unless it shall appear by the Commitments and Books belonging to the said Prison, that the Person to whom such Oath is required, was not really and truly a Prisoner in the Custody of the said Gaoler and Keeper, according to the Tenor of the Oath above-mentioned: And that otherwise the said Gaoler or Keeper, Gaolers or Keepers, for his or their so refusing to take such Oath, shall forfeit and pay to such Prisoner so about to be discharged and released from Prison, and thereby detained, the Value of such Debt or Debts for which he or she shall be imprisoned; to be recovered by Action of Debt, in any their Majesties Courts of Record; and."

2 Skin, 35 L. leave out "of their respective Offices and Interests;" and read "the Value of the Debt to be recovered as aforesaid."

3 Skin, 2 L. leave out from "aforesaid," to "Provided," in the 21 Line.

And the First Amendment, being read a Second time, was, upon the Question put thereupon, agreed unto by the House.

The Second Amendment being read a Second time;

An Amendment was proposed to be made in respect thereof; Pr. 1. L. 36, before "have," to leave out and."

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

Resolved, That the House do agree with the Lords in the said Amendment so amended.

The Third and Fourth Amendments, being severally read a Second time, were, upon the Question severally put thereupon, agreed unto by the House.

The Fifth Amendment being read a Second time;

An Amendment was proposed to be made in respect thereof; Press 2. L. 35, to leave out "Forfeiture," and insert "forfeiting."

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

Resolved, That the House do agree with the Lords in the said Amendment so amended.

The last Amendment, being read a Second time, was, upon the Question put thereupon, agreed unto by the House.

Ordered, That Mr. Bowyer do carry the Bill to the Lords, and acquaint them, That this House hath agreed to the said Amendments, with some Amendments made thereunto: To which Amendments they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

Special Bails.

An ingrossed Bill for settling the Method of taking Special Bails in the Court of King's-Bench; and for the Filing, Entering, and Docquetting of all Special Bails in the several Courts of Law at Westminster; was read the Third time.

Resolved, That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act for settling the Method of taking Special Bails in the Court of King's-Bench; and for the Filing, Entering, and Docquetting, of all Special Bails in the several Courts of Law at Westminster.

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

Poor Relief.

A Bill for the better Provision of the Poor, and setting them on Work, was read the Second time.

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

Resolved, That this House will, upon Saturday Morning next, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of the said Bill, after the Report of the Bill for divesting several Securities out of Andrew Founteine Esquire, and others; and vesting the same in Trustees, for raising and paying the Money upon the said Securities; and assigning the Residue of the Estate, incumbered therewith, to Sir Charles Holt Baronet.

Ways and Means.

Resolved, That this House do immediately resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider further of Ways and Means for raising the Supplies to be granted to their Majesties, for the Maintenance of the Fleet, and Land-Forces, for the Service of the Year 1694.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.

Sir Thomas Littleton took the Chair of the Committee.

Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.

Sir Thomas Littleton reported from the said Committee, That they had made a further Progress in the Matter to them referred.

Resolved, That this House will, To-morrow Morning at Eleven a Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider further of Ways and Means for raising the Supplies to be granted to their Majesties, for the Maintenance of the Fleet, and the Land-Forces, for the Service of the Year 1694.

Committees.

Ordered, That all Committees be adjourned.

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