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Statutes of the Realm: Volume 6, 1685-94

Edited by John Raithby. The statutes of the last years of James II, the Glorious Revolution, and the first years of William and Mary. Includes the 'Bill of Rights' of 1688-9 and the Triennial Act of 1694.

Statutes of the Realm. Originally published by Great Britain Record Commission, s.l, 1819.

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Preface iv
James the Second, 1685: An Act for setleing the Revenue on His Majestie for His Life which was setled on His late Majestie for His Life. [Chapter I. Rot. Parl. nu. 1.] 1
James the Second, 1685: An Act to Attaint James Duke of Monmouth of High-Treason. [Chapter II. Rot. Parl. nu. 2.] 2
James the Second, 1685: An Act for Granting His Majestie an Imposition upon all Wines and Vineger Imported... [Chapter III. Rot. Parl. nu. 3.] 2-3
James the Second, 1685: An Act for Granting to His Majestie an Imposition upon all Tobacco and Sugar Imported... [Chapter IV. Rot. Parl. nu. 4.] 3-7
James the Second, 1685: An Act for Granting an Aid to his Majestie by an Imposition on all French Linnens and all East-India Linnen and severall other Manufactures of India and on all French wrought Silks and Stuffs... [Chapter V. Rot. Parl. nu. 5.] 7-9
James the Second, 1685: An Act for repealing certaine Clauses in an Act of Parlyament made in the Nine and twentyeth and Thirtyeth yeares of the Raigne of His late Majestie for Prohibiting French Com[m]odities. [Chapter VI. Rot. Parl. nu. 6.] 10
James the Second, 1685: An Act for Reviveing and continuing Two former Acts for Encouragement of Coynage. [Chapter VII. Rot. Parl. nu. 7.] 10
James the Second, 1685: An Act against the Importation of Gun-powder Arms and other Ammunition and Utensils of Warr. [Chapter VIII. Rot. Parl. nu. 8.] 10-11
James the Second, 1685: An Act to Enable His Majestie to make Grants Leases and Copies of Offices Lands and Hereditaments parcell of His Highnesses Dutchy of Cornwall or annexed to the same... [Chapter IX. Rot. Parl. nu. 9.] 11-12
James the Second, 1685: An Act for the Providing necessary Carriages for His Majestie in His Royall Progresse and Removalls. [Chapter X. Rot. Parl. nu. 10.] 12-13
James the Second, 1685: An Act for Reviveing an Act for Providing of Carriages by Land and by Water for the Use of His Majestyes Navy and Ordnance. [Chapter XI. Rot. Parl. nu. 11.] 13-14
James the Second, 1685: An Act for Consolidating the Estates Tail and Reversion in Fee which His Majestie hath in the Post-Office and Twenty foure thousand pounds per Annum of the Hereditary Excise. [Chapter XII. Rot. Parl. nu. 12.] 14
James the Second, 1685: An Act for Reviveing a former Act for Exporting of Leather. [Chapter XIII. Rot. Parl. nu. 13.] 14-15
James the Second, 1685: An Act for Continuance of Three former Acts for Preventing of Theft and Rapine upon the Northerne Borders of England. [Chapter XIV. Rot. Parl. nu. 14.] 15
James the Second, 1685: An Act for Rebuilding Finishing and Adorning of the Cathedrall Church of St. Pauls London. [Chapter XV. Rot. Parl. nu. 15.] 15-17
James the Second, 1685: An Act for Cleareing p[re]serveing Maintaineing and Repaireing the Haven and Piers of Great Yarmouth. [Chapter XVI. Rot. Parl. nu. 16.] 17-19
James the Second, 1685: An Act for Reviveing and Continuance of severall Acts of Parlyament therein mentioned. [Chapter XVII. Rot. Parl. nu. 17.] 19-20
James the Second, 1685: An Act to encourage the Building of Shipps in England. [Chapter XVIII. Rot. Parl. nu. 18.] 20-21
James the Second, 1685: An Additionall Act for the Improvement of Tillage. [Chapter XIX. Rot. Parl. nu. 19.] 21-23
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for removeing and Preventing all Questions and Disputes concerning the Assembling and Sitting of this present Parlyament. [Chapter I. Rot. Parl. pt. 1. nu. 1.] 23-24
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for Impowering His Majestie to Apprehend and Detaine such Persons as He shall finde just Cause to Suspect are Conspireing against the Government. [Chapter II. Rot. Parl. pt. 1. nu. 2.] 24
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for the granting a present Ayd to Their Majestyes. [Chapter III Rot. Parl. pt. 1. nu. 3.] 24-53
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for Reviveing of Actions and Processe lately Depending in the Courts at Westminster and Discontinued by the not holding of Hillary Terme... [Chapter IV. Rot. Parl. p. 5. nu. 1.] 53-55
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for punishing Officers or Soldiers who shall Mutiny or Desert Their Majestyes Service. [Chapter V. Rot. Parl. pt. 5. nu. 2.] 55-56
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for Establishing the Coronation Oath. [Chapter VI. Rot. Parl. pt. 5. nu. 3.] 56-57
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for Impowering His Majestie to Apprehend and Detaine such Persons as He shall finde Just Cause to Suspect are Conspireing against the Government. [Chapter VII. Rot. Parl. pt. 5. nu. 4.] 57
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for the Abrogating of the Oathes of Supremacy and Allegiance and Appointing other Oathes. [Chapter VIII. Rot. Parl. pt. 5. nu. 5.] 57-60
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for the Amoving Papists and reputed Papists from the Cityes of London and Westminster and Ten Miles distance from the same. [Chapter IX. Rot. Parl. p. 5. nu. 6.] 60-61
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for the takeing away the Revenue ariseing by Hearth-Money. [Chapter X. Rot. Parl. pt. 5. nu. 7.] 61-62
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for the Explaining and makeing Effectuall a Statute made in the First Yeare of King James the Second concerning the Haven and Pieres of Great Yarmouth. [Chapter XI. Rot. Parl. pt. 5. nu. 8.] 62
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for the Encouraging the Exportation of Corne. [Chapter XII. Rot. Parl. pt. 5. nu. 9.] 62-63
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for raising Money by a Poll and otherwise towards the Reduceing of Ireland. [Chapter XIII. Rot. Parl. pt. 5. nu. 10.] 63-71
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for preventing Doubts and- Questions concerning the Collecting the Publique Revenue. [Chapter XIV. Rot. Parl. pt. 5. nu. 11.] 71
William and Mary, 1688: An. Act for the better secureing the Government by disarming Papists and reputed Papists. [Chapter XV. Rot. Parl. pt. 5. nu. 12.] 71-73
William and Mary, 1688: An Act that the Simoniacall Promotion of one Person may not prejudice another. [Chapter XVI. Rot. Parl. pl. 5. nu. 13.] 73
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for rectifying a Mistake in a certaine Aft of this present Parliament For the amoveing Papists from the Cities of London and Westminster. [Chapter XVII. Rot. Parl. pt. 5. nu. 14.] 73-74
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for Exempting their Majestyes Protestant Subjects dissenting from the Church of England from the Penalties of certaine Lawes. [Chapter XVIII. Rot. Parl. pt. 5. nu. 15.] 74-76
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for Impowering Their Majestyes to Committ without Baile such Persons as They shall finde Just Cause to suspect are Conspireing against the Government. [Chapter XIX. Rot. Parl. pt. 5. nu. 16.] 77
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for a Grant to Their Majestyes of an Ayde of Twelve pence in the Pound for One Yeare for the necessary Defence of Their Realmes. [Chapter XX. Rot. Parl. pt. 4. nu. 1.] 77-85
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for enabling Lords. Commissioners for the Great Seale to execute the Office of Lord Chancellor or Lord Keeper. [Chapter XXI. Rot. Parl. pt. 4. nu. 2.] 86-87
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for the Exportation of Beere, Ale, Syder and Mum. [Chapter XXII. Rot. Parl. pt. 4. nu. 3.] 87-88
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for Reviveing two former Acts for Exporting of Leather. [Chapter XXIII. Rot. Parl. pt. 4. nu. 4.] 88
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for an Additionall Duty of [Excise] upon Beere Ale and other Liquors. [Chapter XXIV. Rot. Parl. pt. 4. nu. 4.] 88-91
William and Mary, 1688: An Act to Regulate the Administrac[i]on of the Oathes required to be taken by Commission or Warrant Officers imployed in their Majestyes Service by Land by Vertue of an Act... [Chapter XXV. Rot. Parl. pt. 4. nu. 5.] 91
William and Mary, 1688: An Act to vest in the two Universities the Presentations of Benefices belonging to Papists [Chapter XXVI Rot. Parl. p. 4. nu. 6.] 92
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for takeing away the Court holden before the President and Councill of the Marches of Wales. [Chapter XXVII. Rot. Parl. pt. 4. nu. 7.] 93
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for Appropriating certaine Duties for paying the States Generall of the United Provinces their ChargesHis Majesties Expedition into this Kingdome and for other Uses. [Chapter XXVIII. Rot. Parl. pt. 4. nu. 8.] 93-94
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for Reliefe of the Protestant Irish Clergy. [Chapter XXIX. Rot. Parl. pt. 4. nu. 9.] 94-95
William and Mary, 1688: An Act to Repeale the Statute made in the fifth yeare of King Henry the Fourth against [the] Multiplying GoldSilver. [Chapter XXX Rot. Parl. pt. 4. nu. 10.] 95
William and Mary, 1688: An...Act for the Appointing Commissioners for the Executing an Act of this present Parliament Entituled An Act for a Grant to their Majestyes of an Ayde of Twelve Pence in the Pound... [Chapter XXXI. Rot. Parl. pt. 4. nu. 11.] 95
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for the better preventing the Exportation of Woole and Encourageing the Woollen Manufactures of this Kingdome [Chapter XXXII. Rot. Parl. pt. 4. nu. 12.] 96-98
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for Explaining part of an Act made in the first yeare of King James the First concerning Tanned Leather. [Chapter XXXIII. Rot. Parl. pt. 4. nu. 13.] 98
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for Prohibiting all Trade and Commerce with France. [Chapter XXXIV. Rot. Parl. pt. 4. nu. 14.] 98-103
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for a Grant to Their Majestyes of an Ayd of Two shillings in the Pound for One Yeare. [Chapter I. Rot. Parl. pt. 2.] 104-142
William and Mary, 1688: An Act declareing the Rights and Liberties of the Subject and Setleing the Succession of the Crowne. [Chapter II. Rot. Parl. pt. 3. nu. 1.] 142-145
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for preventing all Doubts and Questions concerning the Collecting the Publique Revenue [Chapter III. Rot. Parl. pt. 3. nu. 2.] 145-146
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for punishing Officers or Soldiers who shall Mutiny or Desert Their Majestyes Service and for punishing False Musters. [Chapter IV. Rot. Parl. pt. 3. nu. 3.] 146-148
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for a Grant to Their Majestyes of an Additionall Ayd of Twelve Pence in the Pound for One Yeare. [Chapter V. Rot. Parl. pt. 3. nu. 4] 149-151
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for the Charging and Collecting the Duties upon Coffee Tea and Chocolate at the Custome-House. [Chapter VI. Rot. Parl. pt. 3. nu. 5.] 151-152
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for Review of the late Poll Granted to Their Majestyes and for an Additionall Poll towards the Reduceing of Ireland. [Chapter VII. Rot. Parl. pt. 3. nu. 6.] 152-153
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for preventing vexatious Suits against such as acted in order to the bringing in their Majestyes or for their Service. [Chapter VIII. Rot. Parl. pt. 3. nu. 7.] 153-154
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for the better Security and Reliefe of their Majesties Protestant Subjects of Ireland. [Chapter IX. Rot. Parl. pt. 3. nu. 8.] 154-155
William and Mary, 1689: An Act for Recognizing King William and Queene Mary and for avoiding all Questions touching the Acts made in the Parliament assembled at Westminster... [Chapter I. Rot. Parl. pt. 1. nu. 1.] 156
William and Mary, 1689: An Act for Raising Money by a Poll and otherwise towards the Reduceing of Ireland and Prosecuting the Warr against France. [Chapter II. Rot. Parl. pt. 1. nu. 2.] 156-164
William and Mary, 1689: An Act for granting to their Majestyes for their Lives and the Life of the Survivour of them certaine Impositions upon Beere Ale and other Liquors. [Chapter III. Rot. Parl. pt. 1. nu. 5.] 164-166
William and Mary, 1689: An Act for granting to Their Majesties a Subsidie of Tonnage and Poundage and other Sums of Money payable upon Merchandizes Exported and Imported. [Chapter IV. Rot. Parl. pt. 1. nu. 6.] 166-169
William and Mary, 1689: An Act for enabling the Sale of Goods distrained for Rent in case the Rent be not paid in a reasonable time. [Chapter V. Rot. Parl. pt. 1. nu. 7.] 169-170
William and Mary, 1689: An Act for the Exercise of the Government by her Majestie dureing his Majestyes Absence. [Chapter VI. Rot. Parl. pt. 1. nu. 8.] 170
William and Mary, 1689: An Act to Declare the Right and Freedome of Election of Members to serve in Parlyament for the CinquePorts. [Chapter VII. Rot. Parl. pt. 1. nu. 9.] 170
William and Mary, 1689: An Act for Reversing the Judgment in a Quo Warranto against the City of London and for Restoreing the City of London to its antient Rights and Priviledges. [Chapter VIII. Rot. Parl. pt. 1. nu. 10.] 171-173
William and Mary, 1689: An Act for the discouraging the Importation of Throwne Silke. [Chapter IX. Rot. Parl. pt. 1. nu. 11.] 173
William and Mary, 1689: An Act for the King and Queens most Gracious Generall and Free Pardon. [Chapter X. Rot. Parl. pt. 1. nu. 12.] 174-179
William and Mary, 1690: An Act for Granting an Ayd to Their Majestyes of the Summe of Sixteene hundred fifty one thousand seaven hundred and two pounds eighteene shillings. [Chapter I. Rot. Parl. pt. 2.] 180-218
William and Mary, 1690: An Act concerning the Comissioners of the Admiralty. [Chapter II. Rot. Parl. pt. 3. nu. 1.] 218
William and Mary, 1690: An Act for doubling the Duty of Excise upon Beere Ale and other Liquors dureing the space of one yeare. [Chapter III. Rot. Parl. pt. 3. nu. 2.] 218-220
William and Mary, 1690: An Act, for granting to their Majesties certaine Impositions upon all East India Goods and Manufactures and upon all wrought Silks... [Chapter IV. Rot. Parl. pt. 3. nu. 3.] 221-225
William and Mary, 1690: An Act for the Continuance of severall former Acts therein mentioned for the laying severall Duties upon Wines Vinegar and Tobacco. [Chapter V. Rot. Parl. pt. 3. nu. 4.] 225-226
William and Mary, 1690: An Act for Punishing Officers and Soldiers who shall mutiny or desert their Majestyes Service and for punishing false Musters. [Chapter VI. Rot. Parl. pt. 3. nu. 5.] 227-230
William and Mary, 1690: An Act for Reviveing a former Act for Regulating the Measures and Prices of Coales. [Chapter VII. Rot. Parl. pt. 3. nu. 6.] 230-231
William and Mary, 1690: All Act for Paveing and Cleansing the Streets in the Cityes of London and Westminster and Suburbs and Liberties thereof and Out-Parishes in the County of Midlesex... [Chapter VIII. Rot. Parl. pt. 3. nu. 7.] 231-236
William and Mary, 1690: An Act for the Encourageing the Distilling of Brandy and Spirits from Come and for laying severall Dutyes on Low Wines or Spirits of the first Extraction. [Chapter IX. Rot. parl. pt. 3. nu. 8.] 236-238
William and Mary, 1690: An Act for Granting to their Majesties severall Additional Duties of Excise upon Beere Ale and other Liquors...for doubling the Duty of Excise upon Beere Ale... [Chapter X. Rot. Parl. pt. 3. nu. 9.] 238-243
William and Mary, 1690: An Act for Appointing and Enabling Commissioners to Examine Take and State the Publicke Accounts -of the Kingdome. [Chapter XI. Rot. Parl. pt. 3. nu. 10.] 243-245
William and Mary, 1690: An Act for the Raising the Militia of this Kingdome for the Yeare One thousand six hundred ninety and one although the Months Pay formerly Advanced be not Repaid. [Chapter XII. Rot. Part. pt. 3. nu. 11.] 246
William and Mary, 1690: An Act for preventing Vexatious Suites against such as acted for Their Majestyes Service in defence of the Kingdome. [Chapter XIII. Rot. Parl. pt. 3. nu. 12.] 246
William and Mary, 1690: An Act for the more effectuall puting in Execution an Act Entituled An Act for Prohibiting all Trade and Commerce with France. [Chapter XIV. Rot. Parl. pt. 3. nu. 13.] 247
William and Mary, 1690: An Act for Reliefe of poore Prisoners for Debt or Damages. [Chapter XV. Rot. Parl. pt. 3. nu. 14.] 248-250
William and Mary, 1691: An Act for granting to Their Majesties certain Impositions upon Beere Ale and other Liquors for One Year [Chapter I. Rol. Parl. pt. 1. nu. 1.] 251-253
William and Mary, 1691: An Act for the Abrogating the Oath of Supremacy in Ireland and Appointing other Oaths [Chapter II. Rot. Parl. pt. 1. nu. 2.] 254-257
William and Mary, 1691: An Act for the better Ascertaining the Tythes of Hemp and Flax. [Chapter III Rot. Parl, pt. 1. nu. 3.] 257-258
William and Mary, 1691: An Act for Preserving Two Ships Lading of Bay Salt taken as Prize for the Benefitt of Their Majesties Navy [Chapter IV. Rot. Parl. pt. 1. nu. 4.] 258-259
William and Mary, 1691: An Act for Granting an Aid to Their Majesties of the Sum[m]e of Sixteene hundred … shillings towards the Carrying on a Vigorous Warre against France. [Chapter V. Rot. Parl, pt. 3.] 259-301
William and Mary, 1691: An Act for raiseing money by a Poll payable quarterly for One year for the carrying on a vigorous War against France [Chapter VI. Rot. Parl. pt. 2. nu. 4.] 302-310
William and Mary, 1691: An Act for raising the Militia of this Kingdom for the Year One thousand six hundred ninety and two although the Months Pay formerly advanced be not repaid [Chapter VII. Rot. Parl. pt. 1. nu. 5.] 310-311
William and Mary, 1691: An Act for the Encouragement of the breeding and feeding of Cattell [Chapter VIII. Rot. Parl. pt. 1. nu. 6.] 311
William and Mary, 1691: An Act to take away Clergy from some Offenders and to bring other to Punishment [Chapter IX. Rot. Parl. pt. 1. nu. 7.] 311-312
William and Mary, 1691: An Act for the more effectual Discovery and Punishment of Deer Stealers. [Chapter X. Rot. Parl. pt. 1. nu. 8.] 312-313
William and Mary, 1691: An Act for the better Explanation and supplying the Defects of the former Laws for the Settlement of the Poor [Chapter XI. Rot. Parl. pt. 1. nu. 9.] 314-315
William and Mary, 1691: An Act for the better repairing and amending the Highways and for settling the Rates of Carriage of Goods [Chapter XII. Rot. Parl. pt. 1. nu. 10.] 315-319