House of Commons Journal Volume 12
11 May 1698

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 12: 11 May 1698', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 12: 1697-1699 (1803), pp. 266. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=39625 Date accessed: 29 July 2014.


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Mercurii, 11 die Maii;

Decimo Gulielmi.

Prayers.

Kingston upon Hull Work-houses.

AN ingrossed Bill for erecting Workhouses, and Houses of Correction, in the Town of Kingston upon Hull, for the Employment and Maintenance of the Poor there, was read the Third time.

And an Amendment was proposed to be made; Press 2. L. last, to leave out "June," and insert "July" instead thereof:

And the same was, upon the Question put thereupon, agreed unto by the House; and the Bill amended at the Table accordingly.

Resolved, That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act for erecting Workhouses, and Houses of Correction, in the Town of Kingston upon Hull, for the Employment and Maintenance of the Poor there.

Ordered, That Sir William Lowther do carry the Bill to the Lords, and desire their Concurrence thereunto.

Impeachment of Goudet, &c.

Sir Rowland Gwyn reported to the House, That he did go, Yesterday, to the Lords, and in the Name of the Knights, Citizens, and Burgesses, in Parliament assembled, and of all the Commons of England, impeached John Goudet, David Barrau, Peter Longueville, Stephen Seignoret, Rene Baudovin, Nicolas Santini, and Peter Diharce, of High Crimes and Misdemeanors; and acquainted them, That this House would, in due time, exhibit Articles of Impeachment against the said Persons, and make good the same: And also, That the said Persons are in the Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, ready to be delivered to the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, when their Lordships shall please to give Order therein.

Impeachment of Peirce.

Resolved, That John Peirce, now in the Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, be impeached of High Crimes and Misdemeanors.

Ordered, That Sir Rowland Gwyn do go to the Lords, and impeach the said John Pierce for High Crimes and Misdemeanors.

Ordered, That Sir Rowland Gwyn, when he carries up the said Impeachment to the Lords, do acquaint the Lords, That the said John Peirce is in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, ready to be delivered up to the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, when their Lordships shall please to give Order therein.

Foreign Lustrings.

Ordered, That the Report from the Committee, to whom the. . . . . . Royal Lustring Company was referred, be printed: And that Mr. Speaker do appoint the Printing thereof.

Mascall's Debts.

Mr. Stockdale, according to Order, presented to the House a Bill for the vesting a Copperas-work, Part of the Estate of Robert Mascall Esquire, deceased, in Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of Debts, and other Charges thereupon: And the same was received; and read the First time.

Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time upon Monday Morning next.

Duties on Leather.

A Bill to explain the manner of Collecting the Duties and Penalties in the Act for laying several Duties upon Leather was read a Second time.

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

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

St. Catharine's Hospital.

Ordered, That Mr. Arnold, Mr. Harcourt, Sir Henry Colt, Sir Walter Younge, Mr. Colt, Mr. Clarke, Mr. Maudit, be added to the Committee appointed to inquire into the Revenue settled upon St. Catharine's Hospital; and how the same has been managed.

Leave of Absence.

Ordered, That Sir Edward Ernly have Leave to go into the Country, upon extraordinary Occasions.

Ordered, That Mr. England have Leave to go into the Country, upon extraordinary Occasions.

Ordered, That Mr. Cary have Leave to go into the Country, upon extraordinary Occasions.

Ordered, That Mr. Mitchell have Leave to go into the Country, upon extraordinary Occasions.

Colchester Work-houses.

Then the Managers appointed for the Conference with the Lords, upon the Subject-matter of the Amendments, made by the Lords, to the Bill, intituled, An Act for the erecting Hospitals and Work-houses within the Town of Colchester, in the County of Essex; and for the better employing the Poor thereof; went to the Conference.

And, being returned;

Conference with Lords.

Sir Francis Massam reported, That they had met the Lords at the Conference, and given them their Reasons for disagreeing to some of the said Amendments; and left the Bill, and the Amendments, with the Lords.

Supply Bill; Imposition of Grants.

A Bill for granting an Aid to his Majesty, by an Imposition upon beneficial Grants, and other Things therein mentioned, was, according to Order, read a Second time.

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

Resolved, That this House will, To-morrow Morning resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of the said Bill.

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