Lunæ, 15 die Aprilis;
7° Gulielmi Tertii.
SIR Samuel Barnardiston presented to the House,
according to Order, a Bill to explain the Act, made
in the First Year of King William and Queen Mary,
intituled, An Act for the encouraging the Exportation of
Corn: And the same was received.
The Bill was read the First time.
Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time.
Certain Persons to take Oaths.
Ordered, That the ingrossed Bill from the Lords,
intituled, An Act requiring certain Persons to take the
Oaths to his Majesty, be now read the Second time.
The Bill was read the Second time.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed.
A Motion being made, and the Question being put,
That the Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole
The House divided.
The Yeas go forth.
Tellers for the Yeas,
|Tellers for the Noes,
||Sir Henry Hobart,
Sir Walt. Young:
So it passed in the Negative.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Mr. Clark, Sir
Tho. Clarges, Sir Richard Onslow, Mr. Nicholas, Sir Henry
Hobart, Mr. Foley, Sir Cha. Bloys, Mr. Cook, Mr. Lutterell, Mr. Colt, Mr. Blofeild, Mr. Mawdit, Mr. Palmes,
Sir John Bolles, Mr. England, Sir Tho. Littleton, Sir Ra.
Dutton, Mr. Fuller, Sir John Barker, Sir Tho. Vernon,
Mr. Bale, Sir Robert Cotton, Sir Matth. Andrews, Mr.
Brockman, Sir Jos. Herne, Sir Rowland Gwyn, Mr. Freeman, Sir Jos. Tredenham, Sir John Moreton, Mr. Bickerstaffe, Mr. Bromley, Mr. Arnold, Sir Walt. Yong, Mr.
Lowther, Mr. Biddulph, Mr. Perry, Mr. Christy, Mr.
Comptroller, Mr. Boyle, Mr. Onslow, Mr. Mountague,
Sir Wm. Cooper, Mr. Hawtry, Sir Richard Temple, Sir
Jerv. Elwes, Mr. Gwyn, Mr. Hunt, Mr. Bowyer, Mr.
Dryden: And all that come are to have Voices: And
they are to meet To-morrow at Five a Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber.
Preventing Export of Wool.
Ordered, That the Report from the Committee, to
whom the Bill for the better preventing the Exportation
of Wool, by altering the Penalty; and for the Preservation of the publick Market at Blackwell-hall; and for
Relief of the Workmen employed in the Woollen Manufactures, in Payment of their Wages; be taken into
Consideration upon Wednesday Morning next.
Raising the Militia.
The Order of the Day, for the House to resolve itself
into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of the
Bill for raising the Militia of this Kingdom for the Year
1695, although the Month's Pay, formerly advanced, be
not repaid; and for repealing the Statute of 2d and 3d
Edward VI. intituled, An Act against Shooting of Hailshot; being read;
Resolved, That it be an Instruction to the said Committee, That they have Power to take into Consideration
the repealing any other Statutes against Shooting in Hailshot.
Then the House resolved itself into a Committee of
the whole House, to consider of the said Bill.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Sir Richard Onslow took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Sir Richard Onslow reported from the said Committee,
That they had gone through the Bill, and made some
Amendments; which they had directed him to report,
when the House will please to receive the same.
Ordered, That the Report be made To-morrow
Tryals for Treason.
Resolved, That the Committee, who prepared the Reasons, to be offered to the Lords, touching the Amendments, made by their Lordships, to the Bill for Regulating
of Tryals in Cases of High Treason, and Misprision of
Treason, do manage the free Conference, touching the
And they went to the Conference.
And, being returned;
Mr. Boyle reported, That the Managers had attended
the said free Conference, and left the Bill, and Amendments, with the Lords.
Supply Bill; Duties on Glass, &c.
Resolved, That this House will, To-morrow Morning,
at Ten a Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the
whole House, to consider further of the Bill for granting
to his Majesty certain Duties upon Glass Wares, Stone
and Earthen Bottles, Coals, and Culm, for carrying on
the War against France.
Clipping the Coin.
Ordered, That the Report from the Committee of the
whole House, to whom it was referred to consider of the
Report from the Committee appointed to receive Proposals for preventing the clipping the Silver Coin of this
Kingdom, be made To-morrow Morning.
Encouragement of Privateers.
Resolved, That this House will, upon Thursday Morning next, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole
House, to consider further of the Bill for the better
Encouragement of Privateers.
Ordered, That all Committees be revived.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, Nine a Clock.