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Statutes of the Realm: Volume 7, 1695-1701

Edited by John Raithby. Statutes passed into law under William III, including the Civil List Act of 1697 and the Act of Settlement of 1701.

Statutes of the Realm. Originally published by Great Britain Record Commission, s.l, 1820.

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Title Page(s)
Engraving: Act for continuing the Imprisonment of Counter and others, for the Conspiracy to assassinate the Person of His Sacred Majesty 1
Engraving: Attainder of the pretended Prince of Wales for High Treason 2
Preface iii
Chronological table of the titles of all the acts of parliament passed in the reign of King William III v-xxix
William III, 1695-6: An Act for remedying the Ill State of the Coin of the Kingdome. [Chapter I. Rot. Parl. 7 & 8 Gul. III. p. 1. n.1.] 1-4
William III, 1695-6: An Act. For enlargeing the Times to come [in] and p[u]rchase certain Annuities therein mentioned and for continuing the Duties formerly charged on Low Wines or Spirits... [Chapter II. Rot. Parl. 7 & 8 Gul. III. p. 1. nu. 2.] 4-5
William III, 1695-6: An Act for regulateing of Tryals in Cases of Treason and Misprision of Treason [Chapter III. Rot. Parl. 7 & 8 Gul. III. pt. 1.nu.3.] 6-7
William III, 1695-6: An Act for preventing Charge and Expence in Elections of Members to serve in P[ar]liament. [Chapter IV. Rot. Parl. 7 & 8 Gul. III. P. 1. nu. 4.] 7-8
William III, 1695-6: An Act for granting to His Majesty an Aid of Four Shillings in the Pound for carrying on the War against France [Chapter V. Rot. Parl. 7 & 8 Gul. III. pt. 2.] 8-61
William III, 1695-6: An Act for the more easie Recoverie of Small Tythes. [Chapter VI. Rot. Parl. 7 & 8 Gul. III. P.4. nu. 1.] 62-63
William III, 1695-6: An Act to prevent False and Double Returns of Members to serve in Parliament. [Chapter VII. Rot. Parl. 7&7 Gul.III.p.4.2.] 64
William III, 1695-6: An Act for the taking examining and stating the Publick Accounts. [Chapter VIII. Rot.Parl. 7&7 Gul. III.p.4.nu.6] 65
William III, 1695-6: An Act for repairing the Highways betweene the City of London and the Towne of Harwich in the County of Essex. [Chapter IX. Rot. Parl. 7&7 Gul. III.p.4.nu.7.] 66-68
William III, 1695-6: An Act for continuing several Duties granted by former Acts upon Wine and Vinegar and upon Tobacco and East India Goods and other Merchandize imported for carrying on the Warr... [Chapter X. Rot. Parl. 7&7 Gul. III.p.4.nu.3] 69-73
William III, 1695-6: An Act for impowering His Majestie to apprehend and detain such p[er]sons as hee shall find Cause to suspect are conspiring against His Royal Person or Government. [Chapter XI. Rot. Parl. 7 & 7 Gul. P. 4. n. 4] 74
William III, 1695-6: An Act for Relief of Poor Prisoners for Debt or Damages. [Chapter XII. Rot. Parl. 7&8 Gul. III. p.4.n.5] 75-77
William III, 1695-6: An Act for taking off the Obligation and Incouragement for coining Guineas for a certaine time therein mentioned [Chapter XIII. Rot. Parl. 7&8 Gul. III. p.3.n.1] 77-78
William III, 1695-6: An Act for making navigable the Rivers of Wye and Lugg in the County of Hereford. [Chapter XIV. Rot.Parl. 7&8 Gul. III.p.3.n.2] 78-84
William III, 1695-6: An Act for the continueing meeting and sitting of a Parliament in case of the Death or Demise of His Majesty His Heirs and Successors [Chapter XV. Rot. Parl. 7&8 Gul. III. p.s. n.1] 84
William III, 1695-6: An Act for raiseing the Militia of this Kingdom for the Year One thousand six hundred ninety six although the Months Pay formerly advanced bee not repaid. [Chapter XVI. Rot. Parl. 7&8 Gul. III.p.5.n.2] 85-86
William III, 1695-6: An Act to continue Foure former Acts for preventing Theft and Rapine upon the Northerne Borders of England. [Chapter XVII. Rot. Parl. 7&8 Gul.III.p.5.n.3] 86
William III, 1695-6: An Act for granting to His Majesty severall Rates or Duties upon Houses for making good the Deficiency of the clipped Money. [Chapter XVIII. Rot. Parl. 7&8 Gul. III. p.5.n.4] 86-94
William III, 1695-6: An Act to incourage the bringing Plate into the Mint to be coined and for the further remedying the ill State of the Coine of the Kingdome. [Chapter XIX. Rot. Parl. 7&8 Gul. III.p.5.n.5] 94-97
William III, 1695-6: An Act for granting to His Majesty an additionall Duty upon all French Goods and Merchandize. [Chapter XX. Rot. Parl. 7& 8 Gul. III.p.5.nu.6.] 97-98
William III, 1695-6: An Act for the Increase and Encouragement of Seamen. [Chapter XXI. Rot. Parl. 7&8 Gul.III.p.5.nu.7.] 98-102
William III, 1695-6: An Act for preventing Frauds and regulating Abuses in the Plantation Trade [Chapter XXII. Rot. Parl. 7 & 8 Gul. III. pt.5.nu.8.] 103-107
William III, 1695-6: An Act for continueing severall former Acts for punishing Officers and Soldiers who shall Mutiny or Desert His Majesties Service...[Chapter XXIII. Rot. Parl. 7 & 8 Gul. III.p.5n.9] 107-109
William III, 1695-6: An Act requireing the Practicers of Law to take the Oaths and subscribe the Declaration therein mentioned. [Chapter XXIV. Rot. Parl. 7 & 8 Gul. III.p.5.n.10.] 109
William III, 1695-6: An Act for the further regulating Elections of Members to serve in Parliament and for the preventing irregular Proceedings of Sheriffs and other Officers... [Chapter XXV. Rot. Parl. 7 & 8 Gul. III. p. 5. n. 11.] 109-111
William III, 1695-6: An Act for repaireing the High-wayes betweene Wymondham and Attleborough in the County of Norfolk. [Chapter XXVI. Rot. Parl. 7 & 8 Gul.III.p.5.n.12.] 111-114
William III, 1695-6: An Act for the better Security of His Maj[es]ties. Royal Person and Government. [Chapter XXVII. Rot. Parl. 7 & 8 Gul. III.p.6.n. 1.] 114-118
William III, 1695-6: An Act for the more effectual preventing the Exportac[i]on of Wooll and for [the] incouraging the Importation thereof from Ireland. [Chapter XXVIII. Rot. Parl. 7 & 8 Gul. III. p. 6. n. 2.] 118-120
William III, 1695-6: An Act for the better amending & repairing the High-ways and Explanac[i]on of the Laws relateing thereunto. [Chapter XXIX. Rot. Parl. 7 & 8 Gul. III. p. 6. n. 3.] 120-121
William III, 1695-6: An Act for laying several Duties upon Low Wines or Spirits of the first Extraction and for preventing the Frauds and Abuses of Brewers Distillers... [Chapter XXX. Rot. Parl. 7 & 8 Gul. III. p. 7. n. 1.] 122-130
William III, 1695-6: An Act for continuing to His Majesty certaine Duties upon Salt Glass Wares Stone and Earthen Wares and for granting several Duties upon Tobacco Pipes and other Earthen Wares... [Chapter XXXI. Rot. Parl. 7 & 8 Gul. III. p. 8. n. 1.] 130-148
William III, 1695-6: An Act for the Ease of Jurors and better regulating of Juries. [Chapter XXXII. Rot. Parl. 7 & 8 Gul. III. p. 9. n. 1.] 148-151
William III, 1695-6: An Act for the better Incouragement of the Greenland Trade. [Chapter XXXIII. Rot. Parl. 7&8 Gul. III.p.9.n.2.] 151
William III, 1695-6: An Act that the Solemne Affirmation & Declaration of the People called Quakers shall be accepted instead of an Oath in the usual Forme. [Chapter XXXIV. Rot. Parl. 7 & 8 Gul. III. p.9. n.3.] 152
William III, 1695-6: An Act for the inforcing the Laws which restraine Marriages without Licence or Banns & for the better registring Marriags Births and Burials. [Chapter XXXV. Rot. Parl. 7&8 Gul.III.p.9.n.4.] 153-154
William III, 1695-6: An Act for continuing several Acts of Parliament. therein mentioned. [Chapter XXXVI. Rot. Parl. 7 & 8 Gul.III.p.9.n.5.] 154-155
William III, 1695-6: An Act for the Encouragem[en]t of Charitable Gifts and Dispositions. [Chapter XXXVII. Rot. Parl. 7 & 8 Gul.III.p.n.6.] 155
William III, 1695-6: An Act to take away the Custome of Wales which hinders persons from disposeing their Personal Estates by their Wills. [Chapter XXXVIII. Rot. Parl. 7 & 8 Gul. III.p.9.n.7.] 155-156
William III, 1695-6: An Act for encourageing the Linen Manufacture of Ireland and bringing Flax and Hemp into and the making of Sail Cloth in this Kingdome. [Chapter XXXIX. Rot. Parl. 7 & 8 Gul.III.p.9.n.8.] 156
William III, 1695-6: An Act for revesting in his Majesty the Honor of Tutbury Forrest of Needwood severall Manno's Parkes Lands and Offices and other Profitts thereunto belonging... [Chapter XI. O.nu.80.] 157-158
William III, 1695-6: THE TITLES OF THE PRIVATE ACTS. 159-160
William III, 1696-7: Act for importing and coining Guineas and Halfe-guineas. [Chapter I. Rot. Parl. 8 & 9 Gul. III. p. 1. n. 1.] 161-162
William III, 1696-7: An Act for the further remedying the ill State of the Coin of the Kingdome. [Chapter II. Rot. Parl. 8 & 9 Gul. III. p. 1. nu. 1] 162-164
William III, 1696-7: An Act to explain that part of the Act passed last Session of Parliament for laying several Duties on Low Wines & Spirits of the first Extraction and for preventing the Frauds... [Chapter III. Rot. Parl. 8 & 9 Gul. III. p. 1. nu. 3.] 164-165
William III, 1696-7: An Act to attaint Sir John Fenwick Baronett of High Treason. [Chapter IV. Rot. Parl. 8&9 Gul.III.p.1.nu.4.] 165
William III, 1696-7: An Act to attaint such of the Persons concerned in the late horrid Conspiracy to assassinate His Majesties Royal Person... [Chapter V. Rot. Parl. 8 & 9 Gul.III.p.1.nu.5.] 165-166
William III, 1696-7: An Act for granting an Aid to His Majesty as well by a Land Tax as by several Subsidies and other Duties payable for One Yeare. [Chapter VI. Rot. Parl. 8&9 Gul.III.p.1.nu.6.] 166-189
William III, 1696-7: An Act for granting to His Majesty several Duties upon Paper Vellum and Parchment to encourage the bringing of Plate and ha[m]mered Money into the Mints to be coined [Chapter VII. Rot. Parl. 8 & 9 Gul.III.p.2.nu.1.] 189-196
William III, 1696-7: An Act for Incouraging the bringing in wrought Plate to be coined. [Chapter VIII. Rot. Parl. 8 & 9 Gul. III. p. 2. nu.2.] 196-199
William III, 1696-7: An Act to restore the Markett att Blackwell-Hall to the Clothiers & for regulating the Factors there. [Chapter IX. Rot. Parl. 8 & 9 Gul. III. p. 2. nu. 3.] 199-200
William III, 1696-7: An Act to enable the Returns of Juries as formerly until the First Day of November One thousand six hundred ninety seven. [Chapter X. Rot. Parl. 8&9 Gul.III.p.2.nu.4.] 201
William III, 1696-7: An Act for the better preventing frivolous and vexatious Suits [Chapter XI. Rot. Parl. 8c9 Gul.III.p.2.nu.5.] 201-203
William III, 1696-7: An Act for continuing several additional Impositions upon several Goods and Merchandizes. [Chapter XII. Rot. parl. 8&9 Gul. III.p.2.nu.6.] 203
William III, 1696-7: An Act for continuing several former Acts for punishing Officers and Soldiers who shall mutiny or desert His Majesties Service... [Chapter XIII. Rot. Parl. 8&9 Gul. III.p.2.nu.6.] 203-205
William III, 1696-7: An Act for the compleating the building and adorning the Cathedral Church of Saint Paul London & for repaireing the Collegiate Church of Saint Peter Westminster. [Chapter XIV. Rot. Parl. 8&9 Gul. III.p.3.nu.2.] 205-207
William III, 1696-7: An Act for repairing the High-way betweene Ryegate in the County of Surrey & Crawley in the County of Sussex. [Chapter XV. Rot. Parl. 8 & 9 Gul. III.p.3. nu.3.] 207-210
William III, 1696-7: An Act for enlargeing Co[m]mon High-ways. [Chapter XVI. Rot. Parl. 8&9 Gul. III.p.3. nu.4.] 210-211
William III, 1696-7: An Act for paving and regulating the Hay-Markett in the p[ar]ish of Saint Martin in the Fields and Saint James within the Liberty of Westminster. [Chapter XVII. Rot. Parl. 8&9 Gul. III.p.4.(1)] 212-213
William III, 1696-7: An Act for Relief of Creditors by making Composition with their Debtors in Case Two Thirds in Number & Value doe agree. [Chapter XVIII. Rot. Parl. 8&9 Gul.III.p.4.nu.2.] 213-215
William III, 1696-7: An Act for repealing a Clause in a former Act relateing to Party Guiles and for the better preventing Frauds and Abuses [in] Brewers and others chargeable with the Duties of Excise. [Chapter XIX. Rot. Parl. 8&9 Gul.III.p.4.nu.3.] 215-218
William III, 1696-7: An Act for making good the Deficiences of several Funds therein mentioned and for enlargeing the Capital Stock of the Bank of England and for raising the Publick Creditt. [Chapter XX. Rot. Parl. 8 & 9 Gul. III. p. 5. nu.1.] 218-238
William III, 1696-7: An Act for laying a Duty upon Leather for the Terme of Three Yeares and making other Provision for answering the Deficiences as well of the late Duties upon Coals & Culme... [Chapter XXI. Rot. Parl. 8 & 9 Gul. III. p. 6. nu. 1.] 238-246
William III, 1696-7: An Act for granting to His Majesty certain Duties upon Malt Mum Sweets Cyder & Perry... [Chapter XXII. Rot. Parl. 8 & 9 Gul. III. p. 7. nu. 1.] 247-257
William III, 1696-7: An Act to enforce the Act for the Encrease and Encouragement of Seamen. [Chapter XXIII. Rot. Parl. 8 & 9 Gul. III. p. 8. nu. 1.] 257-259
William III, 1696-7: An Act for granting to His Majesty a further Subsidy of Tunnage and Poundage upon Merchandizes imported for the Terme of Two Yeares & Three Quarters... [Chapter XXIV. Rot. Parl. 8 & 9 Gul. III. p. 8. nu. 2.] 259-266
William III, 1696-7: An Act for licensing Hawkers and Pedlars for a further provision for the Payment of the Int[er]est of the Transport Debt for the reducing of Ireland. [Chapter XXV. Rot. Parl. 8&9 Gul. III. p.9. nu.1.] 266-269
William III, 1696-7: An Act for the better p[re]venting the counterfeiting the current Coine of this Kingdome. [Chapter XXVI. Rot. Parl. 8&9 Gul.III.p. 9. nu. 2.] 269-271
William III, 1696-7: An Act for the more effectual Relief of Creditors in Cases of Escapes & for Preventing Abuses in Prisons and pretended priveledged Places. [Chapter XXVII. Rot. Parl. 8&9 Gul. III. p.9.nu.3.] 271-275
William III, 1696-7: An Act for the better Observation of the Course anciently used in the Receipt of Exchequer. [Chapter XXVIII. Rot. Parl. 8 & 9 Gul. III.p.10.nu.1.] 275-279
William III, 1696-7: An Act for the Repaire of the Peers of Bridlington al[ia]s Burlington in the East-Riding of the County of York. [Chapter XXIX. Rot. Parl. 8 & 9 Gul. III.p.10.nu.2.] 279-281
William III, 1696-7: An Act for supplying some Defects in the Laws for the Relief of the Poor of this Kingdome. [Chapter XXX. Rot. Parl.8 & 9 Gul.III.p.10.nu.3.] 281-283
William III, 1696-7: An Act for the easier obtaining Partitions of Lands in Coparcenary Joynt Tenancy & Tenancy in Common. [Chapter XXXI. Rot. Parl. 9 & 10 Gul.III.p.10.nu.4] 283-284
William III, 1696-7: An Act to restraine the Number and ill Practice of Brokers and Stock-Jobbers. [Chapter XXXII. Rot. Parl. 8 & 9 Gul. III. p.11.nu.1.] 285-287
William III, 1696-7: An Act to make perpetual and more effectual an Act intituled An Act to prevent Delays att the Quarter Sessions of the Peace. [Chapter XXXIII. Rot. Parl.8&9 Gul.III.p. II.nu.2.] 287-288
William III, 1696-7: An Act for the lessening the Duty upon Tin and Pewter exported and granting an Equivalent for the same by a Duty upon Druggs. [Chapter XXXIV. Rot.Parl.8&9 Gul.III.p.11.nu.3.] 288
William III, 1696-7: An Act for raiseing the Militia for the Yeare One thousand six hundred ninety seven although the Months Pay formerly advanced be not repaid. [Chapter XXXV. Rot. Parl.8&9 Gul.III.p.11.nu.4.] 288-289
William III, 1696-7: An Act for the further Encouragement of the Manufacture of Lustrings and Alamodes within this Realme and for the better preventing the Importation of the same. [Chapter XXXVI. Rot. Parl. 8&9 Gul.III.p.11. nu.5.] 289-290
William III, 1696-7: An Act for explaining and enforcing the Act for paving and cleansing the Streets within the Cities of London and Westminster and Borough of Southwark... [Chapter XXXVII. Rot. Parl. 8 & 9 Gul.III.p.11. nu.6.] 291-292
William III, 1696-7: THE TITLES OF THE PRIVATE ACTS. 293-294
William III, 1697-8: An Act against corresponding with the late King James and his Adherents. [Chapter I. Rot. Parl. 9 Gul. III.p. 1.n.1] 295-296
William III, 1697-8: An Act to prevent the further Currency of any ham[m]ered Silver Coine of this Kingdome & for recoining such as is now in being and for the making out new Exchequer Bills... [Chapter II. Rot. Parl. 9 Gul. III. p. 1. n. 2.] 297-298
William III, 1697-8: An Act to give further time for the administring of Oaths relating to Talleys & Orders and for the easier dispatch of the Publick Businesse in the Exchequer & in the Bank of England. [Chapter III. Rot. Parl. 9 Gul. III.p.1.n.3.] 298-299
William III, 1697-8: An Act for continuing the Imprisonment of Counter and others for the late horrid Conspiracy to assassinate the p[er]son of His Sacred Majesty. [Chapter IV. Rot. Parl. 9 Gul.III. p.1.n.4.] 300
William III, 1697-8: An Act for satisfying and discharging the Arreares of several Annuities ... [Chapter V. Rot. Parl. 9 Gul. III. p.1.n.5.] 300-301
William III, 1697-8: An Act that all Retailers of Salt shall sell by Weight. [Chapter VI. Rot. Parl. 9 Gul. III. p. 1. n. 6.] 302
William III, 1697-8: An Act to prevent the throwing or firing of Squibbs Serpents & other Fire works. [Chapter VII. Rot. Parl. 9 Gul. III. P. 1.n.7.] 303-304
William III, 1697-8: An Act for explaining an Act made the last Session of Parliament for granting to His Majesty certain Duties upon Malt Mum Sweets Cyder & Perry. [Chapter VIII. Rot. Parl. 9 Gul. III. p.1.n.8.] 304
William III, 1697-8: An Act for rendring the Laws more effectual for preventing the Importation of Forreign Bone-Lace Loom-Lace Needle-work Point & Cutt-work. [Chapter IX. Rot. Parl. 9. Gul. III. p.l.n.9.] 304-306
William III, 1697-8: An Act for granting to His Majesty the Su[m]m...for disbanding Forces paying Seamen and other Uses therein menc[i]oned. [Chapter X. Rot. Parl. 9 Gul. III. p. 2.] 307-364
William III, 1697-8: An Act for explaining an Act made the last Session of Parliament. entituled An Act for supplying some Defects in the Laws for the Relief of the Poor of this Kingdome. [Chapter XI. Rot. Parl. 9. Gul. III. P. 3. n. 1.] 364-365
William III, 1697-8: An Act for the inlargeing repaireing and preserving the Bridge & Key of the Borough of Bridgewater in the County of Somersett. [Chapter XII. Rot. Parl. 9 Gul. III.p.3.n.2.] 365-366
William III, 1697-8: An Act for granting to His Majestie several Duties upon Coals and Culm. [Chapter XIII. Rot. Parl. 9 Gul.III. p.3. n.3] 367-369
William III, 1697-8: An Act for continuing the Duties upon Coffee Tea and Chocolate and Spices towards Satisfaction of the Debt due for Transport Service for the Reduction of Ireland. [Chapter XIV. Rot. Parl. 9 Gul. III. p.3.n.4.] 369
William III, 1697-8: An Act for determining Differences by Arbitration. [Chapter XV. Rot.Parl. 9 Gul. III.p.3. n.5] 369-370
William III, 1697-8: An Act to execute Judgements & Decrees saved...intituled An Act for taking away the Court holden before the President and Council of the Marches of Wales. [Chapter XVI. Rot. Parl. 9 Gul. III. p. n. 6] 370
William III, 1697-8: An Act for the better Paym[en]t. of Inland Bills of Exchange. [Chapter XVII. Rot. Parl 9 Gul. III. p.3. n. 8.] 371