Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 11, 1693-1697. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1803.
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INDEX TO THE ELEVENTH VOLUME.
5 & 6 Gul. & Mar. Parl. 2. Sess. 5. A. 1693, & 1694.
of Monies given for the Maintenance of the
Fleet, and what the Commissioners of publick Accounts
received, ordered, 13 Nov. Presented; Commissioners of the
Treasury to have Copy, and deliver their Objections in
Writing, 16. Fresh Account presented, on account of Mistakes in the former; Copy thereof to be given to Treasury
Board, 18. Their Objections presented, 22. Read; Commissioners of Accounts to have Copy, 23. Debate thereon adjourned, 23 & 29 Nov. & 4 Dec. Commissioners of Accounts
Reply presented; Treasury Board to have Copy thereof, 4
Dec.of Money received on the Million and Poll Bills,
ordered, 18 Nov. Presented, 22. Referred to Committee of
Supply, 25. Vide Supply.of Money paid for secret Service to Members, ordered, 18 Nov. Vide Members.of
Proportion of the Forces of the Confederates, ordered, 5
Dec. Presented, and referred to Committee of Supply, 8.
Vide Supply.of Receipts and Payments from Michaelmas
1692, to Michaelmas 1693, presented, 9 Dec.
-, Estimates of the War relating to the Navy, ordered, 16 Nov. Presented, with Lists of Ships for Chanel, Mediterranean, and West-India, Service, and referred to Committee of Supply, 18. Vide Supply.Further List, with a List of Cruisers, presented, 23.of Debt due to Seamen at Michaelmas last, ordered, 23. Presented, 24. Referred to Committee of Supply, 25. Vide Supply.of the War, relating to Land Forces, ordered, 2 Dec. Presented, 5. Referred to Committee of Supply, 8. Vide Supply.
-, publick. Vide Supply.
relating to Miscarriages of the Turkey Fleet, 15 Nov.
King's Answer, 17.for State of the Navy, 16. King's Answer, 17.for State of Land Forces, 2 Dec.for offensive
Treaties, and Account of the Proportions of Forces of several
Confederates, 5.that a Letter from Paris, received by the
Earl of Nottingham, may be communicated to House, and
relating to Intelligence of the Brest Fleet's failing, 19 Jan.
King's Answer, 23.relating to denying Royal Assent to
Bills; Committee to prepare it, 26. Report; read Paragraph
by Paragraph; last Paragraph disagreed to; a Committee to
prepare a Conclusion for the Address; their Report; Address
to be presented by whole House, 27. King's Answer to be
considered, 31. Considered; previous Question, that Application be made for further Answer, Affirmative; main
Question, Neg. 1. Feb.for the Articles of Limerick and
Galloway, 27 Feb.touching Farthings and Halfpence;
Committee to prepare it, 17 Apr. Revived, and Order for
sitting, 18. To withdraw, 19. Address reported, 20. King's
Answer, 23.for Preferment for Chaplain, 21.
-, read Paragraph by Paragraph, 27 Jan.
Adjournment , Question for it, Neg. 24 Nov. 16 Mar. & 14 Apr.upon a Division, 23 Dec. & 17 Feb.
Admiralty Court, Judge and Officers to present Table of their Fees, 29 Nov. Register to present a Table of his, 15 Dec.
African Company, Petition for Bill to establish their Trade, referred to a Committee, 24 Jan. Other Petitions presented, and referred, 15 & 19 Feb. Report to be made, 23. Made, 1 Mar. To be considered, 1. 10. 13. 16. & 20. Considered; First Resolution read, 16.
Ale . Vide Supply.
Amendments of Lords to a Money Bill, to be entered in Journals, that the Nature of them may appear, 25 Jan.
Annuities . Vide Supply.
Appleby . Vide Privileges.
Aqua Vit. Vide Supply.
Armstrong . Vide Privileges.
Army . Vide Accounts.
Arundell Election, Petition, 31 Jan. Report to be made, 15. 19, & 20, Feb. Made; Right of Election determined; Question, that Mayor be ordered into Custody, Neg; Return to be amended, 22. Amended, 24.
Aulnage , Petition, relating to Oppressions by Farmers thereof, referred to a Committee, 30 Nov. Other Petitions presented, and referred, 2 & 5 Dec. Report; Bill for taking away the Duty, ordered, 6. Read, 7.
Axe , Petition for Bill to build a Bridge over it, referred to a Committee, 30 Nov. Report; Bill ordered, 4 Dec. Read, 13. Committed, 15. Reported, and to be ingrossed, 1 Mar. Passed, 7. Agreed to by Lords, 15. Royal Assent, 23.
6 & 7 Gul. & Mar. Parl. 2. Sess. 6. A. 1694, & 1695.
of Monies paid since January to the Fleet, the
Army, the Allies, and for Forage, ordered, 20 Nov. Presented, 21. Referred to Committee of Supply, 23. Vide
Supply.of the Debt to Transport Ships, ordered, 3 Jan. Presented, 5. Referred to Committee of Supply, 27 Mar. Vide
Supply.of Debts paid by the Office of Ordnance for Transport Service, out of Money appointed for other Services, presented, 5 Jan.of the Revenue, from Michaelmas 1693, to
Michaelmas 1694, with the Loans, Debts, and Charges thereuponof the Establishment, Charge, and Expence, of the
Civil List for same timeof the Revenues of the Excise, Customs, Post-Office, and small Branches, severally ordered, 12.
Presented, and referred to Committee on Ways and Means,
15. Vide Supply.Mistake in the Account of the Establishment, Charge, and Expence, of the Civil List, to be rectified,
18.of the Incomes and Issues of the Revenue, from Michaelmas 1693, to Michaelmas 1694, ordered, 12. Presented,
25.of Irish Arrears to the Army, ordered, 29. Presented,
and to be considered, 12 Feb.of Sums paid for Fees, Salaries, and Bounty-money payable at the Exchequer, and for
Contingencies for the Three last Years, ordered, 19. Presented, and referred to Committee on Ways and Means, 21.
Vide Supply.of Importation of Tobacco, from 1681 to
1689, ordered, 27.of Gold and Silver exported for last
Year, presented, 20 Apr.
-, Estimates of the War, and Quotas of the Allies, ordered, 23 Nov. Presented, and referred to Committee of Supply, 26. Vide Supply.
-, publick. Vide Supply.
, previous and main Questions for it for Estimate of the
War, Affirmativefor Quotas of the Allies, 23 Nov.of
Condolence on the Queen's Death, and to assure the King the
House will stand by him; Committee to prepare it, 28 Dec.
Address reported; and to be presented by the whole House,
29. King's Answer, 1 Jan.relating to Abuses of the Agents
of the Army; Committee to prepare it, 16 Feb. To sit de die
in diem, 19. Address to be reported, 25. Reported; Question
for Re-commitment, Neg. read Paragraph by Paragraph; to
be presented by the whole House, 26. King's Answer, 6 Mar.
for Proclamation for apprehending Mr. Standish, 12.
for removing Mr. Killingrew, Mr. Villers, and Mr. Gee,
from the Commission for licensing Hackney Coaches, 20.
King's Answer, 1 Apr.for Proclamation for putting Laws
in Execution for regulating Prices and Measures of Coals,
and to order Convoys for Coal-Ships, 6.for Relief for
French Refugees, 9. King's Answer, 12.for Protection
for Seamen for Coasting Trade, and for Supply of Provisions
for London, 9. King's Answer, 12.that the Kingdom
may bear an equal Proportion with Allies in the War, 18.
King's Answer, 23.relating to Irish Arrears due to the
Army, 20. King's Answer, 23.for Preferment for Chaplain, 29.
-, read Paragraph by Paragraph, 26 Feb.
Adjournment on a Question by Clerk, 13 Mar.on a Question, 14.till Afternoon, 26 Apr.for half an Hour, 27 & 29. Question for Adjournment for Two Hours, Neg. 3 May.
African Company, Petition for Bill to preserve their Trade, referred to a Committee, 30 Nov. Committee impowered to send for Persons, Papers, and Records, 6 Dec. Other Petitions presented, and referred, 10. 12. & 20, Dec. & 2 Apr. Committee have Leave to sit in a Morning, 12 Feb. Report, 14. To be considered, 14. 19. 22. & 26, Feb. & 2 Mar. Deputy-Governor to attend, 30 Mar. Presents the Charter, with an Order of a general Court; Consideration thereof, and of several Petitions presented, and referred to another Committee, 2 Apr. Committees added, 9. Their Report, 13. To be considered, 13 & 16. Charter to be re-delivered, 13.
Agents of the Army. Vide Army, and Royston.
Alamodes . Vide Supply.
Allies . Vide Accounts.
Apothecaries Company, Petition for Bill to exempt them from Parish and Ward Offices, and Juries; Bill ordered, 13 Dec. Read, 19. Committed, 2 Jan. Petition against Bill presented, and referred, 3. All that come to have Voices, 7. Bill reported, and to be ingrossed, 15. Passed, 25. Returned from Lords, with Amendments; Amendments agreed to; Royal Assent, 11 Feb.
Appleby new Writ, 30 Nov.
Army . Vide Accounts, and Supply.Committee to prepare a Representation of the ill Practices of Agents, 16 Feb. To sit de die in diem, 19. Representation to be reported, 25. Reported; Question for Re-commitment, Neg. read Paragraph by Paragraph, and to be presented by whole House, 26. King's Answer, 6 Mar.
Ashurst , Henry, Petition relating to Hackney Coaches, 22 Apr. Vide Supply.
Assignees . Vide Judgments.
Atkinson . Vide Reyny.
7 & 8 Gul. III. Parl. 3. Sess. 1. A. 1695, & 1696.
of publick Receipts and Payments since Account delivered last Session, ordered, 2 Dec. Presented, 13.
-, Estimates of the Debt of the Nation, ordered, 29 Nov. Presented, 13 Dec.of the War, and Quotas of Allies, ordered, 2. Presented, and referred to Committee of Supply, 3. Vide Supply.
-, publick. Vide Supply.
Address for a State of the Warfor Quotas to be furnished by the Allies, 3 Dec.for a Fast, 26. King's Answer, 29. congratulatory, on his Success abroad, and safe Return home, with Assurance of effectual Assistance; Committee to prepare it, 26. Address reported, and to be presented by the whole House, 27. Presented, 28. King's Answer, 29. for a Proclamation relating to the Coin; Committee to prepare it, 12 Dec. Report, 14. King's Answer, 17.to procure transporting Provisions for the Forces, Duty-free, through the Spanish and United Netherlands, 13. King's Answer, 23.from the Lords, touching a Scotch Act of Parliament prejudicial to Trade, brought by the Managers at a Conference, agreed to, with an Amendment; Conference to be desired thereupon, 14. Desired; agreed to; Managers appointed; Conference held, and reported, 16. King's Answer, 18.for Proclamation, requiring Collectors of the Revenue to receive clipped Money, 2 Jan. King's Answer, 4. to stop passing a Grant to the Earl of Portland; Committee to prepare it, 14. Address reported, and to be presented by whole House, 17. King's Answer, 23.for Proclamation for apprehending Roderic Mackenzie, 8 Feb. King's Answer, 14.congratulatory, on King's happy Deliverance from an intended Assassination, with Assurance of Assistance, and desiring he would secure suspected Persons, 24.Conference desired by Lords on the Subject-matter of King's Speech; Messengers return without waiting for Answer; Order thereupon; Conference agreed to; Managers appointed; Conference held, and reported; Address brought by Managers; Concurrence of House desired; Committee to withdraw, and consider of Amendments; Report; Conference desired with Lords; Managers appointed; Conference held, and reported; Amendments agreed to by Lords, 24. King's Answer, 25. for Proclamation to banish Papists Ten Miles from London and Westminsterfor Instructions to Judges on the Circuits to put Laws against Papists and Non-Jurors in Execution, 24.representing, that, in a Money Bill now ready for Royal Assent, there are Penalties will take place next Day, if Assent given; Lords Concurrence desired, and signified, 9 Apr.for Preferment for Chaplain, 20.for speedy coining Plate, 25.
Adjournment till Afternoonwithout doing Business, 28 Nov.
African Company, Petition for Bill to establish their Trade, referred to Committee on the State of the Nation, 2 Jan. Report; Bill ordered, 7 Mar. Presented, 14. Read, 17. Committed, 20. 26. & 31, Mar. 4 & 9 Apr. Account of Stock and Debts, ordered, 20 Mar. Presented, 23. Petitions presented, and referred, 20 & 24 Mar.
Andrews , St. Holborn, Petition from, 27 Feb. Vide Vestries.
Annuities . Vide Supply.
Arnold , George, Petition, 24 Feb.
Asaph , St. Petition of Bishop, 6 Mar. Vide Privileges.
Assignees . Vide Judgments.
Assizes , previous Question for Address to put them off, Neg. 17 Feb.
Association , to be signed by Members; Committee to prepare it; Report; Order for Ingrossment, with Distinction for Counties and Places, 24 Feb. Ingrossed, and read; to be signed by absent Members, as they come to House, 25. Day limited for their signing; Association and Subscription to be entered in Journal; Association to be presented to the King by the whole House, 27. Several absent Members signify their Consent, and excused from attending; Speaker to write to others to know what they will do; Clerk to attend those in Town, 16 Mar. Speaker, on Presentment, to request, that this, and all other Associations, may be lodged among Records in the Tower, 3 Apr. King's Answer; Resolution, that whoever shall affirm Associations to be illegal, shall be deemed a Promoter of the late King's Designs, and an Enemy to the Laws and Liberties of the Kingdom, 4. Member signifies, by Letter, he had signed a Copy, 15.
Atkins , Sir Richard, Information given of Words of Heat between him and Sir Edward Seymour; Sir Richard sent for; attends; injoined not to prosecute the Quarrel, 13 Feb.
Aunger , John, an Infant, Bill to make a Lease for Improvement of his Estate, ordered, 23 Dec. Read, 24. Committed, 28. Reported, and to be ingrossed, 16 Jan. Passed, 22. Agreed to by Lords, 5 Feb. Royal Assent, 13.
Avon , Bill to make it navigable between Bath and Bristol, ordered, 30 Dec. Presented, 23 Jan. Read, 25. Order for Second Reading, 20 Feb. Committed; Instruction, 27. Petitions against Bill, presented, and referred, 27 Feb. 5. 7. 9. 11. 14. & 24, Mar.
Aylesbury Election, Petition, 25 Nov. Report to be made, 25 Jan. Made; Right of Election determined, 28.
Azevedo , Joseph Cohen de, impeached of high Crimes and Misdemeanors; Committee to prepare Articles, 21 Jan. Committees added, 24. Report, that a Person endeavoured to suppress Evidence he had given; Order thereupon, 29. Vide Privileges.
8 & 9 Gul. III. Parl. 3. Sess. 2. A. 1696, & 1697.
of Receipts and Issues for last Year, with the
Deficiencies of the Funds, ordered, 28 Oct. Account of
the Deficiencies presented; Question for referring it to Committee of Supply, Neg. 3 Nov. Referred to a Committee of
the whole House, 7. Vide Supply.of Receipts and Issues
presented, 3 Dec.of clipped Money delivered out of the
Exchequer to be melted down, and new Money paid in from
the Mint, presented, 3 Nov.of the Deficiencies of the Duties
on Salt, Glass, and Tobacco-pipes, ordered, 3. Presented,
and referred to Committee on Deficiencies, 25. Vide Supply.
of Receipts and Issues of new-coined Money, ordered, 4.
Presented, 10.of Tallies struck on Funds, and Payments
thereon, ordered, 27. Presented, and referred to Committee
on Deficiencies, 1 Dec. Vide Supply.of Grants since last
Session, ordered, 2. Presented, and referred to Committee
on Deficiencies, 3. Vide Supply.of the Victualling Debt,
ordered, 9 Jan. Presented, 14. Referred to a Committee,
18.of Money paid by Receivers between 1st February
1695, and 24th June 1696, ordered, 14. Presented, 23.
-, Estimates of the War, ordered, 27 Oct. Presented, 28. Referred to Committee of Supply, 3 Nov. Vide Supply.of Arrears to the Army, Navy, and Ordnance, and for Transportation, ordered, 28 Oct. Presented, 3 Dec.
-, publick. Vide Supply.
Adams , Mr. desired to preach, 27 Oct. Thanked, 6 Nov.
Address , that House will support the King, and his Government, and assist him in carrying on the War; Committee to prepare it, 20 Oct. Address reported, and to be presented by the whole House, 22. Presented, 23. King's Answer, 26.for State of the War for next Year, 27.for Proclamation to discover the Author of a Libel, 28.for Proclamation for apprehending Grascomb, 30 Nov. King's Answer, 11 Dec.for Information relating to Conrade Greibe, 8. King's Answer, 23.for putting a Stop to a Pardon passing for Thomas White, 4 Jan. King's Answer, 5.for a longer Reprieve to him, 5. King's Answer, 8.that House will not interpose either as to his Pardon or Reprieve, 13.relating to Newfoundland Trade, 20. King's Answer, 2 Feb.relating to Officers and Agents of the Army, 6. King's Answer, 22.for suppressing a Tumult, 20 Mar. King's Answer, 22.for Provision for Mary Stocker, and Children, 14 Apr.
Adjournment till Afternoon, 6 Nov.on a Division, 15 Feb. Question for it, Neg. 10 Dec.
Admiralty Commissioners. Vide Fleet.
Company, Petition for Bill to establish their Trade;
Bill ordered, 24 Nov. Read, 28. Committed, 7 Dec. 16 & 27
Jan. 2. 8. 13. 20. & 27, Feb. 6. 11. 15. 20. 25. & 29, Mar.
5 & 9 Apr. State of their Stock ordered, 12 Dec. Presented,
and referred, 16. Petitions in favour of Bill, presented, and
referred, 29 Dec. 16 Jan. & 8 Feb. Petitions against Bill,
presented, and referred, 7, 8. & 29, Dec. Report of Progress, 8 Feb. & 15 Mar.
-, Petition for Leave to dispose of Forts and Factories, rejected, 11 Mar.
Aldborough new Writ, 20 Oct. Election; Petitions to be heard at Bar, 27 Nov. Heard; Election declared void; no Motion to be made for new Writ till after Twelve o'Clock, in a full House, 21 Dec. Motion for new Writ, 13 Jan. Debate thereon adjourned, 13. 19. & 29. Resumed; Questions for further Adjournment thereof, and for a new Writ, severally Neg. Resolution that no new Writ be issued during the Session, 27.
Allhallows in the Wall, Petition from, 11 Feb. Vide Paul's, St.
Anderson . Vide Privileges.
Andrew 's, St. Holborn, Petition, 23 Feb.
Angram , Lord. Vide Rede.
Annuities . Vide Supply.
Army . Vide Accounts.
Arran , Earl of. Vide Ormond.
Arscott , Wm. and Tristram, Petition, 18 Jan. Vide Courtney.
Ashburton , Petition from, relating to Bill for regulating Elections, 3 Dec.
Ashton , Sir Ralph, Bill, from Lords, to supply an Omission in his Marriage Settlement, 22 Jan. Read, 25. Committed, 28. Reported, and passed, with Amendments, 6 Feb. Amendments agreed to by Lords, 12. Royal Assent, 8 Mar.
Attainder , Bill to attaint Persons concerned in the late Conspiracy, and to continue others in Custody, ordered, 31 Dec. Read, 2 Jan. Committed, 4. Committee to examine Witnesses touching Persons named therein; Bill to be reported, 5. Reported, and to be ingrossed, 6. Passed, 7. Returned from Lords, with Amendments; Amendments considered; Debate thereon adjourned, 9. Resumed; Amendments agreed to; Royal Assent, 11.
Attlee , Wm. and others, Petition. Vide Haymarket.
Attorney-general to prosecute Parties for Breach of Privilege, 12 Feb. 10 Mar. & 8 Apr.
Avon , Bill to make it navigable between Bath and Bristol, ordered, 11 Dec. Presented, 25 Jan. Read, 26.
Autum . Vide Privileges.