Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 10, 1688-1693. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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1° Gul. & Mar. Parl. 1. Sess. 1. A. 1688, & 1689.
EAST . Vide Privileges.
Company, Petition of Price and Company
against them, referred to a Committee; Instruction, 18 Apr.
Other Petitions presented, and referred, 18 Apr. 3 May, 7 June,
& 13 July. Committee revived, and Order for sitting, 15 May,
& 13 July. Report re-committed, as being only a Narrative,
and Committee to report Opinion, 7 June.
-, - Petitions of Bolton and Bowyer, 16 May. To be heard at Bar, 16. 24. 25. & 28 May. 7 & 8 June. Heard, 20. 25. & 28 May. 7 & 8 June. Committee to examine by what Warrant, Charters granted in the Two last Reigns, and the Commission to Sir John Wyborn, were obtained, 20 May. Order for sitting, 21. Report, 25. Complaint, that Mr. Cooke had spoke threatening Words to the Petitioners; Parties examined; Cooke heard; Complaint fell, 7 June.
-, - Petition, 17 Aug. Vide Wool.
Eastland Company, Petition relating to Bill for preventing Exportation of Wool, withdrawn, on account of Irregularity, 2 Aug. Another Petition to same Purport; Question for hearing Petitioners at Bar, Neg. 9.
and Privileges, Committee appointed, 22 Jan. To sit
during Adjournment, 23. Chairman to receive Petitions, 28.
Books and Papers of the Poll for Suffolk to be delivered to
him, and he to deliver Copies to Parties, if desired, 29.
Order for sitting of the Committee, 22 Mar. Committee
added, 26. Chairman to make his Reports, 20 May.-controverted, Reports and Hearings. Vide Truro, Wallingford, Ryegate, Taunton, Devizes, East Grinstead, Marlborough, Andover, Essex, New Sarum, Colchester, Cricklade, Old Sarum,
Rye, Buckingham Borough, Radnor Borough, Dunwich, Guildford, Southwark, Suffolk, Pool, Knaresborough, Abingdon, Ivelchester, Plympton, Thetford, Cardigan County, Petersfield,
Exon City, Mitchell, and Hereford City.-Right of, determined, viz. Pool, Wallingford, Dunwich, Old Sarum, Devizes, East Grinstead, Marlborough, New Sarum, Andover,
Rye, Guildford, New Windsor, and Southwark.-Returns to be
questioned within Fourteen Days-Persons doubly returned,
not to sit till Return determined, unless made in several Indentures, 22 Jan. Order for a Person doubly returned to
withdraw, 28. Members returned for Two or more Places,
to make Election within Three Weeks, 22. Make Election,
22 & 23 Jan. 1 & 4 Feb.-Petitions, touching Elections, to be
delivered to Chairman, and heard in Priority, 28 Jan.
-, - Petition from Essex, complaining of Irregularities; Petitioners called in to own it; Committee to prepare Bill for Regulation thereof; Bill recommended to the Care of One Member, 26 Feb. Read, 12 June. Committed, 19. Committee revived; Order for sitting, 22.
-, - Bill touching the Electing of Members resident, ordered, 13 Apr.
Elliott , Dr. impeached. Vide Blaire.
Ellisdon , Antony, Petition, 5 Aug. Vide Supply,
Ely , Isle of, Petitions from, 20 June. Vide Norwich.-8 July. Vide Sicklinghall.
Elyot , Elizabeth, Petition, 25 July. Vide Supply.
Essex Election, Petition, 22 Jan. Report, 2 Apr.
Estimates . Vide Accounts.
Evans . Vide Ireland, and Exchequer.
Exchequer , King's Remembrancer, and Clerk at Pleas, to attend, 17 June. Examined, 18.
Excise . Vide Supply, Clerk of the Crown, and Apsley.
, Bill for Court of Conscience, ordered, 3 Apr.
-, -Petition from, 2 July.
-, - new Writ, 8 May. Election, Petitions, 20 June, & 17 July.
Eyre , Wm. Petition, 4 July. Vide Westminster.
1° Gul. & Mar. Parl. 1. Sess. 2. A. 1689.
EAST , Mr. Information given, that he had charged some Members with drinking King James's Health; to attend forthwith; examined; to attend again, with Goddard and Kniveton, 20 Dec. Severally examined; Whitwrong to attend immediately; examined, 21.
Company, Petition against them to be heard at Bar,
30 Oct. Witnesses to be summoned, 1 Nov. Heard; Resolutions thereupon, 6.
-, - Trade to be considered by a Committee, 30 Oct.-Petitions presented, and referred, 23 Dec. & 3 Jan. Committees added, 8. Report to be made, 21.
Edon , Thomas, and others, Petition for Bill to sell Lands, to pay Debts, and provide for Wife; Bill ordered, 19 Dec. Read, 4 Jan. Committed, 7. Reported, and to be ingrossed, 9. Passed, 13. Agreed to by Lords, 17. Royal Assent, 27.
Edwards . Vide Privileges.
and Privileges, Committee appointed, 23 Oct.-Committees added, 9 Dec.-Reports, except as excepted, to be
made, 30.-Controverted, Reports and Hearings. Vide Mitchell, Dartmouth, Stockbridge, Abingdon, Hastings, Plymouth,
Dorchester, Southampton-Right of determined, viz. Mitchell,
Southampton, Abingdon.-Returns to be questioned in Fourteen Days-Persons, upon double Returns, not to sit till Return determined, unless made in several Indentures-Members, returned for Two or more Places, to make Election
within Three Weeks, 23 Oct.
-, - Bill to prevent excessive Expences therein, read, 23 Oct. Committed, 25. Committees added, 7 Nov.
-, - Books and Papers, delivered last Session, to be re-delivered, 26 Nov.
Estcourt , Edmund, Petition, 19 Dec. Vide Edon, supra.
2° Gul. & Mar. Parl. 2. Sess. 1. A. 1689, & 1690.
EAST-INDIA Company, Petition for Bill to confirm their Charters, referred to a Committee, 2 Apr. Report; Bill read, 2 May. Committed, 8. Petitions against Bill, presented, and referred, 8 & 14.
Edwards , John, Bill, from Lords, for vesting Lands in Trustees for his use, 8 Apr. Read, 10. Committed, 17. Reported, 24. Passed, 26. Royal Assent, 2 May.
and Privileges, Committee appointed; Instruction relating to Libels against Members in last Parliament, 22 Mar.
Committee adjourned, 24 Mar. 15 & 28 Apr. Reports to be
made, 15 May.-controverted, Reports and Hearings. Vide
Stafford Borough, Rye, Essex, Berks, Cirencester, New Windsor, Tavistock, Lemster, New Sarum, Devizes, Ryegate, Bucks
Borough, Sandwich, Knaresborough, Plympton, Bridport, Bristol, Tamworth, Wotton-bassett, Chichester, Lymington, Ludlow,
Colchester, Dorchester, Coventry, Truro, Dartmouth, Portsmouth, Albrough, Warwick Borough, Winton, Wells, Burrowbridge, Southampton Town, Wareham New Town, Hertford Borough, Mitchell, New Radnor, Wilton, St. Edmond'sbury, Boston, Stockbridge, Great Marlow, Harwich, Chester,
Southwark, Leicester Borough, Thetford, Christ-church, Denbigh Borough, Bedford Town, New Romney, Banbury, Hastings, Tregoney, Malmesbury, St. Ives, Bramber, Droitwich,
Cricklade, Cockermouth, Great Grimsby, Suffolk, Helstone,
Warwick County, London, Gloucester City, Wilts, Dorchester,
Ludgershall, Somerset, Brecon Town, Cardigan County.-
Right of, determined, viz. Aldbrough, and New Windsor.
-Returns to be questioned in Fourteen Days; Persons,
returned for Two or more Places, to make Election within
Three Weeks, 22 Mar. On a Day appointed, 12 Apr.-
Return in Two several Indentures, not double, 22 Mar.-
Particular Members to make Election, 5 & 17 Apr. & 6 May.
Make Election, 22 Apr. 7 & 14 May.-Order that Returns
be altered by House only, 12 Apr.-Quakers, Freeholders,
refusing the Oaths, incapable to vote at Elections, 30 Apr.-
Complaint, that no Return is made for Cardigan County,
1 Apr. Vide Cardigan. For Carnarvon County, 2. Vide
-, - Bill to regulate Elections, ordered, 2 Apr.
-, - Bill to prevent false and undue Returns, ordered, 2 Apr. Read, 5. Committed, 8.
Election, Petition, 24 Mar.
-, - Earl of, Bill, from Lords, for making a Jointure, and raising a Portion, 12 Apr. Read, 14. Committed, 15. Instruction, 17. Bill reported, 24. Passed, with Amendments, 25. Amendments agreed to by Lords, 29. Royal Assent, 2 May.
Excise . Vide Supply.
Eyles , Sir John, Petition, touching Aulnage Bill, to be heard at Bar, 9 May.
Eyre , Wm. Petition, 1 May. Vide Southwark.
2° & 3° Gul. & Mar. Parl. 2. Sess. 2. A. 1690, & 1691.
EAST Country, Petition of Merchants trading thither, 31 Oct. Vide Seamen.
. Vide Supply.
-, - Petition of Governor and Company, 28 Oct. To be read, 28 Oct. 13. 18 & 20 Nov. Petitions against Company, to be read, 13. 15. 18. & 20. One withdrawn, 9 Dec.
Eastland , Petition of Merchants trading thither, 12 Dec. Vide Supply.
and Privileges, Committee appointed, 6 Oct. Order
for sitting, 4 Nov. Reports to be made, 8 & 11 Nov. & 17
Dec.-controverted, Reports and Hearings. Vide Cirencester,
Buckingham Borough, Rye, Borrowbridge, Cardigan County,
Chester, New Radnor, Colchester, Sandwich, Droitwich, Winton, Michell, Great Marlow, New Sarum, Dorchester, Bridport, Truroe, Wareham, Berks, Devizes, Stafford Town,
Ludlow, Wootton-bassett, Newtown, Ryegate, Denbigh Borough, Tavistock, Aldbrough, Coventry, Tregoney, New Romney, Wilts, Essex, Wilton, Bramber, Southwark, St. Ives,
Lymington, Christ-church, Preston, Banbury, Ludgershall,
Cricklade, Chichester, Southampton County, St. Edmund's-bury,
and Chippenham.-Right of, determined, viz. Sandwich, Cirencester, Droitwich, and New Radnor.- Returns to be questioned within Fourteen Days-Members, returned for Two or more
Places, to make Election within Three Weeks, 6 Oct.-Member makes Election, 8 Nov.
-, - Bill to ascertain the Rights thereof, ordered, 25 Nov. Presented, 24 Dec.
-, - Bill for speedier determining them, read, 9 Dec. Committed, 15. To be reported, 22. Reported, and to be ingrossed, 27. Passed, 31.
Escapes . Vide Debtors.
Election, Petition, 9 Oct.
-, - Petition from, 21 Oct. Vide African.
Estimates . Vide Accounts.
Eve , Edward, to be brought to a Committee by Marshal of King's Bench, 19 Nov. Vide King's Bench.
Excise . Vide Supply.
Exeter , Petition from, 22 Oct. Vide African.
3° & 4° Gul. & Mar. Parl. 2. Sess. 3. A. 1691, & 1692.
EAST INDIA Company, Petition for Preservation of their Trade, 28 Oct. To be considered in a Committee of whole House, 28 & 29 Oct. 9. 13. 20. 24. & 27 Nov. 1. 7. 10, 11. 17. & 19 Dec. Considered, 29 Oct. 17. 20. 24. & 27. Nov. 10. 17 & 18 Dec. State of Stock and Debts, ordered, 29 Oct. Presented, and referred, 24 Nov. Petitions against Company, presented, and referred, 28 Oct. 17 & 27 Nov. 2 & 10 Dec. Report of Resolutions, 29 Oct. & 18 Dec. Report of Progress, 20. 24. & 27 Nov. & 10 Dec. Witnesses to be summoned, 9 Nov. Heads of Complaint to be delivered to Governor, 13. Company to make Defence, and Petitioners to have a Copy, 17. Committee of Company to give Security, 18 Dec. Proposals for Security presented; Debate thereon; Question, that they are pursuant to Resolutions of House, Neg. Persons, proposed to be Security, to attend, 23. Names of them, and Sums for which each would be Security, presented, 29. Consideration thereof adjourned, 29 Dec. 2 & 4 Jan. Resumed; Bill to establish it, ordered, 8 Jan. Presented, 16. Order for Reading, 18 & 21. Read, 22. Committed, 26 & 27 Jan. 1, 2. & 4 Feb. Petitions presented, and referred, 8. 26. & 29 Jan. Petitions, formerly referred to Committee on East India Trade, referred to Committee on Bill; Securities to attend, 26 Jan. Attend; Proposition made, and Time appointed for their Answer, 27. Order for receiving it, 1 Feb. Answer presented; Consideration adjourned, 4. Resumed; Resolution thereupon, 6. Vide Address.
and Privileges, Committee appointed, 22 Oct. Order
for sitting; Chairman to order Books to be produced, 14
Nov.-controverted, Reports and Hearings. Vide Aylesbury,
Hereford County, Weobly, Truroe, Newton, Ludlow, Tavistock, Aldbrough, Chippenham, Plympton, Lymington, Stockbridge, St. Ives, Chichester, Banbury, Denbigh, Christ-church,
Calne, and Dunwich.-Right of, determined, viz. Dunwich,
Lymington, and Banbury.-Returns to be questioned in Fourteen Days-Members, returned for Two or more Places, to
make Election in Three Weeks-Persons, upon double Returns, not to sit till Return determined, 22 Oct.-Member
makes Election, 8 Dec.-Committee to prepare Bill to regulate Abuses therein, 31 Oct. Report; Bill read, 14 Nov.
Committed, 17. Reported, and to be ingrossed, 2 Dec. Order for Third Reading, 7. Read; Question for passing, Neg.
-, - Committee to search for Precedents of Censures, on account of double Returns, 12 Dec.
-, - Committee to prepare Bill to secure and maintain the Rights of Election, 31 Oct. Report; Bill presented, 1 Jan.
Ely , Bishop of. Vide Hutton.
England . Vide Supply.
Escapes . Vide Debtors.
Estimates . Vide Accounts.
Etheridge , Sir James, Petition, 8 Feb. Vide Halford.
Excise . Vide Supply.
, Petition for free Exportation of Woollen Manufacture to
Africa, referred to a Committee, 9 Dec.
-, - another Petition from, 5 Jan. Vide Wool.
Eyre , Antony, Petition for Bill to sell Lands for Payment of Debts, referred to a Committee, 28 Nov. Report; Bill ordered, 12 Dec. Presented, 15. Read, 17. Committed, 29.
4° & 5° Gul. & Mar. Parl. 2. Sess. 3. A. 1692, & 1693.
Company, Message from King, recommending Bill to preserve and establish their Trade, 14 Nov. Matter relating to the Company, to be considered in a Committee
of whole House, 14 & 16. Considered; several Papers read;
Bill ordered, 17. Heads to be considered in Committee of whole
House, 17. 23, 24, 25. & 30 Nov. 1 & 5 Dec. Message
and Papers referred, 17 Nov. Petitions against Bill, presented, and referred, 23 & 24. Heads considered, 24 Nov. & 7
Dec. Report of Progress, 24 Nov. Of Resolutions to be
made, 7 Dec. Made-Bill ordered thereupon, 10. Read, 14.
Order for Second Reading, 16. Committed, 19, 20. 22. &
29 Dec. 4. 11. 14. 17, 18. 20. & 27 Jan. 2, 3. 8. 10, 11. 15.
& 24 Feb. Report of Progress, 29 Dec. 4 & 18 Jan.
-, - Debate, concerning Preservation of the Trade, adjourned, 21 Feb. Resumed; Resolution thereupon, 25. Vide Address.
-, - Petition, complaining of Oppressions, referred to a Committee, 18 Jan.
and Privileges, Committee appointed, 4 Nov. Report
referred, 8 Mar.-controverted, Reports and Hearings. Vide
Bridgewater, Essex, Newark.-Returns to be questioned in
Fourteen Days; Members, returned for Two or more Places,
to make Election in Three Weeks, 4 Nov.
-, - Bill to prevent false and double Returns, ordered, 11 Nov. Read, 14. Committed, 18. Reported, and to be ingrossed, 13 Dec. Order for Third Reading, 25 & 27 Feb. Passed, 28. House put Lords in mind of Bill, 10 Mar.
Essex new Writ, 15 Dec. Election, Petition, 17 Jan. Report to be made, 10 Feb. Made, 14.
Excise . Vide Supply.
Eyre , Antony, Bill, from Lords, to sell Lands for Payment of Debts and Portions, 14 Dec. Read, 16. Committed, 20. Reported, 23. Passed, 29. Royal Assent, 20 Jan.