House of Commons Journal Volume 11
12 December 1695

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 11: 12 December 1695', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 11: 1693-1697 (1803), pp. 358-359. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=39191 Date accessed: 27 November 2014.


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Jovis, 12 die Decembris;

Septimo Gulielmi Tertii.

PRAYERS.

Darwent Navigation.

ORDERED, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill for making the River of Darwent, in the County of Derby, navigable: And that Mr. Bagnold do prepare, and bring in, the Bill.

Wye and Lugg Navigation.

Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill to make the Rivers of Wye and Lugg, in the County of Hereford, navigable: And that the Lord Coningsby and Mr. Foley do prepare, and bring in, the Bill.

Dr. Haley thanked.

Ordered, That the Thanks of this House be given to Doctor Haley, for the Sermon by him preached before this House, Yesterday, at St. Margaret's, Westminster: And that he be desired to print the same: And that Mr. Norris do acquaint him therewith.

Dr. Williams thanked.

Ordered, That the Thanks of this House be given to Doctor Williams, for the Sermon by him preached before this House, Yesterday, at St. Margaret's, Westminster: And that he be desired to print the same: And that Sir Robert Cotton do acquaint him therewith.

Supply.

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 Supply to be granted to his Majesty, for carrying on the War against France.

Address on the State of the Coin.

Resolved, That a Committee be appointed to prepare an Address, to be presented to his Majesty, upon the Resolutions of this House, relating to the Coin:

And it is referred to Mr. Chancellor of Exchequer, Mr. Ja. Mountague, Lord Ashley, Mr. Elwill, Mr. Smith, Lord Ranelagh, Sir Gerv. Elwes, Mr. Secretary Trumball, Mr. Clark, Mr. Heveningham, Sir Hen. Goodrick, Mr. Baldwyn, Mr. Cartwright, Lord Coningsby, Mr. Pierpoint, Mr. Foley, Colonel Granville, Mr. Molesworth, Sir Godfry Copley, Sir Wm. Forester, Mr. Harley, Mr. Papillon, Mr. Attorney-General, Sir Rob. Cotton, Mr. Lowther, Sir Fra. Winington; or any Five of them: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Five a Clock, in the Speaker's Chambers.

Coinage.

Resolved, That a Committee be appointed to prepare, and bring in, a Bill for regulating the Coinage of the Silver Coin of this Kingdom:

And it is referred to Mr. Chancellor of Exchequer, Mr. Solicitor-General, Mr. Molesworth, Mr. Lownds, Mr. Attorney-General, Mr. Neale, Sir Gerv. Elwes, Sir Wm. Forester, Mr. Bagnold, Mr. Gardner, Mr. Foley, Mr. Colt, Mr. Smith, Sir Hen. Goodrick, Mr. Whittacre, Sir Tho. Littleton, Colonel Granvill, Sir Robert Cotton, Mr. Lowther, Mr. Clark, Mr. Norris, Serjeant Bond, Mr. Cooper, Mr. Cary, Mr. Elwill, Sir Wm. Cooper, Mr. Harley, Sir Ra. Delavall: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Three of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chambers.

Tryals for Treason.

The House, according to the Order of the Day, resolved itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of the Bill for Regulating of Tryals in Cases of High Treason, and Misprision of Treason.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.

Colonel Granvill took the Chair of the Committee.

Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.

Colonel Granvill reported, That they had gone through the Bill, and made several Amendments; which they had directed him to report, when the House will please to receive the same.

Ordered, That the said Report be received upon Saturday Morning next.

State of the Nation.

The House resolved itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider further of the State of the Nation.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.

Colonel Granville took the Chair of the Committee.

Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.

Colonel Granville reported from the Committee, That they were informed, That several Members attended at the Door, to come in to be sworn; and had directed him to move, That they may have Leave to sit again.

Resolved, That this House will, after the Members are sworn, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider further of the State of the Nation.

Members take Oaths.

The Members came in, and took the Oaths, and repeated, and subscribed, the Declaration, appointed.

Mitchell Election.

Ordered, That the Report from the Committee of Privileges and Elections, touching the double Return for the Borough of Mitchell, in the County of Cornwall, be made upon Saturday Morning next.

Petition concerning a Member.

Mr. Harvey attending in his Place, and moving, That the Petition which lies on the Table, relating to him, may be read;

And the Question being put, That the said Petition be read;

It passed in the Negative.

State of the Nation.

The House, according to the Order of the Day, resolved itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of the State of the Nation.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.

Colonel Granville took the Chair of the Committee.

Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.

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