House of Commons Journal Volume 11: 22 January 1694

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Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 11, 1693-1697. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1803.

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Lunæ, 22 die Januarii;

5° Gulielmi et Mariæ.


Leave of Absence.

ORDERED, That Sir Richard Middleton have Leave to go into the Country, upon extraordinary Occasions.

Pensions &c. to Members.

Ordered, That the Commissioners for stating the publick Accounts do, upon Wednesday Morning next, according to the Order of the 21st of November last, lay before this House an Account of the Pensions, Salaries, and Sums of Money, paid or payable to Members of Parliament, out of the publick Revenue, or otherwise.

Execution of Justice in Wales.

A Bill for the better Execution of Justice, within the Principalities of Wales, was read the Second time.

Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Mr. Price, Mr. Chancellor of Exchequer, Mr. Pigot, Sir Walt. Young, Mr. Foley, Mr. Devereux, Mr. Nicholas, Sir Robert Edon, Mr. Lloyd, Mr. Lutterell, Mr. Arnold, Sir Edward Hussey, Mr. Waller, Mr. Papillion, Mr. How, Sir Ra. Dutton, Sir Tho. Lee, Mr. Bowyer, Mr. Blofield, Mr. Smith, Mr. Onslow, Mr. Fenwick, Colonel Titus, Sir Edw. Abney, Sir Robert Cotton, Mr. Hutchinson, Mr. Hedger, Mr. Thornhaugh, Mr. Hungerford, Mr. Vaughan, Sir John Knight, Mr. Bulkly, Sir John Moreton, Mr. Cook, Sir Robert Davers, Mr. Morgan, Mr. Clark, Mr. Christy, Mr. Palmes, Mr. England, Mr. White, Mr. Harcourt, Sir Roger Puleston, Sir Jervas Elwes; and all the Members of the House that serve for the Counties of Salop, Hereford, Gloucester, and Monmouth: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Four of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.

Ordered, That Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer be heard by his Counsel, before the said Committee, touching the said Bill.

Delays at Quarter-Sessions.

A Bill to prevent Delays of Proceedings at the QuarterSessions of the Peace was read the First time.

Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time.

Encouraging Privateers.

Ordered, That Sir Walter Young, Colonel Churchill, Mr. Goldwell, Mr. Harley, Sir Tho. Middleton, Colonel Perry, Mr. Waller, Mr. Palmes, Sir Jervas Elwes, Sir Chr. Greenfield, Mr. Hopkins, Mr. Bower, Mr. Bromley, Sir Eliab Harvey, Sir John Banks, Mr. Beddingfield, Mr. Clarke, Sir Joseph Tredenham, Mr. England, be added to the Committee, who are to inspect, and consider of, the late Act for encouraging of Privateers; and to prepare, and bring in, a Bill for their better Encouragement: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Four a Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.

Woollen Manufacture.

Ordered, That the Bill to revive the Act made in the First Year of their Majesties Reign, to prevent the Exportation of Wool, and encouraging the Woollen Manufactures of this Kingdom, be read To-morrow Morning, after Ten a Clock.

Order for preserving Decorum in Debates.

To the end that all the Debates in this House should be grave and orderly, as becomes so great an Assembly; and that all Interruptions should be prevented; Be it Ordered and Declared, That no Member of this House do presume to make any Noise or Disturbance, whilst any Member shall be orderly debating, or whilst any Bill, Order, or other Matter, shall be in reading or opening: And, in case of such Noise or Disturbance, that Mr. Speaker do call upon the Member, by Name, making such Disturbance: And that every such Person shall incur the Displeasure and Censure of the House.

Supply Bill; Land Tax.

An ingrossed Bill for granting to their Majesties an Aid of Four Shillings in the Pound, for one Year, for the carrying on a vigorous War against France, was read the Third time.

And an Amendment was proposed to be made, by leaving out the Clause in the 42d Press, which related to the Appointing of cruising Ships.

And the Question being put, That the said Clause stand in the Bill;

The House divided.

The Noes go forth.

Tellers for the Yeas, Colonel Granville,
Mr. Boyle:
Tellers for the Noes, Mr. Wharton,
Sir Wm. Forester:

So it was resolved in the Affirmative.

Resolved, That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act for granting to their Majesties an Aid of Four Shillings in the Pound, for one Year, for the carrying on a vigorous War against France.

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


Ordered, That all Committees be adjourned.

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