Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 11, 1693-1697. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1803.
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Veneris, 9 die Martii;
6° Gulielmi et Mariæ.
Earl of Thannet's Estate.
AN ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act to enable Thomas Earl of Thannet, and the Honourable Sackville Tuffton his Brother, to make a Lease for Sixty Years of Thannet House, in the Parish of St. Botolph's, Aldersgate, to commence after the Remainder of a Term of 31 Years now in being, was read the Third time.
Resolved, That the Bill do pass.
Ordered, That Mr. Christy do carry the Bill to the Lords; and acquaint them, That this House hath agreed to the same, without any Amendments.
Lord Stawell's Estates.
An ingrossed Bill, from the Lords, intituled, An Act for Payment of the Debts of John Lord Stawell, lately deceased, was read the Second time.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Lord William Pawlet, Sir Charles Bloys, Mr. Bickerstaffe, Lord Digby, Mr. Bennet, Mr. Chadwick, Mr. Hunt, Mr. Price, Lord Hide, Mr. Burdet, Mr. Gilbert, Mr. Lutterell, Mr. P. Foley, Sir S. Barnadiston, Mr. Freke, Sir John Austin, Sir Edward Abney, Sir Wm. Forester, Mr. Sherrard, Sir Eliab Harvey, Sir Thom. Haslerigg, Mr. Burrington, Colonel Beaumont, Sir Robert Cotton, Mr. Gwyn, Mr. Boyle, Mr. Tho. Foley, Lord Cutts, Lord Coningsby, Mr. Hedger, Mr. Colt, Mr. Fenwick, Mr. Tankred, Mr. Bromley, Mr. John Smith, Colonel Godfry, Sir Wm. Strickland, Mr. Cook, Sir Jervas Elwes, Mr. Biddulph, Colonel Lee, Mr. Cha. Boyle, Mr. Clark, Mr. Lloyd, Colonel Granvile, Mr. Campion, Mr. Wharton, Sir Rowland Gwyn, Mr. Bromley, Sir Cha. Carteret, Mr. Arnold, Mr. Comptroller, Mr. Hobby, Mr. Popham, Mr. Hawtry, Mr. Tredenham, Mr. Parkhurst, Sir Tho. Clarges, Mr. Hungerford, Mr. England, Mr. Berty, Sir John Bolls, Mr. Nicholas, Mr. Frankland, Sir Edward Seymour, Mr. Fuller, Mr. Dyot, Sir Walt. Young, Mr. Ash, Mr. Harvey, Mr. Ryder, Sir John Lowther, Mr. Thornhaugh, Mr. Christy, Sir Ro. Howard, Mr. Sim. Smith, Mr. Solicitor-General, Mr. How, Mr. Bridges, Lord Sherrard, Mr. Brewer, Mr. Frewen, Mr. Waller, Mr. Scoble, Sir John Guise, Sir Math. Andrewes, Sir Walter Clarges, Sir Sam. Grimston, Mr. Dolben, Mr. St. John, Sir John Moreton, Sir Wm. Cooper, Sir Tho. Barnadiston, Sir John Banks: And they are to meet To-morrow in the Afternoon at Four of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber: And it is to be an Instruction to the said Committee, That they do examine the Allegations in the Bill, both as to the real and personal Estate; and the Debts of the said Lord Stawell; and the yearly Value of the Estate; and report the Matter thereof especially to the House.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Robert Legard and Mr. Holford:
G. Turner's Estate.
The Lords have agreed to the Amendment made by this House to the Bill, intituled, An Act for Payment of the Debts of George Turner Esquire, deceased.
C. Turner's Estate.
And also, They have agreed to the Bill, intituled, An Act for settling the Inheritance of some Parts of the Estate of Charles Turner Esquire, which lie dispersed, in himself and his Heirs; and settling an entire Estate, of greater Value, in lieu thereof, to the Uses the said other Parts of his Estate were settled; without any Amendments.
And then the Messengers withdrew.
Ordered, That the Bill for the better Encouragement of Privateers be read the Second time To-morrow Morning.
Privilege—Reflections on a Member.
The House being informed, That Mr. Jacob Hubland and Mr. William Soader attended according to Order;
They were called in; and examined touching the Complaints made against them.
And, being withdrawn;
Edward Collins and his Wife were also called in; and examined as to the Complaint against the said Mr. William Soader.
And then they withdrew.
And it appearing to the House, That Mr. William Soader had affirmed and reported, That Sir Francis Massam, a Member of this House, was a Pensioner;
Resolved, That the same is a false and scandalous Reflection on this House, and on Sir Francis Massam.
Ordered, That the said Mr. William Soader be taken into Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, for affirming and reporting the said false and scandalous Reflection.
Ordered, That the said Mr. Hubland be di charged from further Attendance.
Supply Bill; Duties on Salt, Beer, &c.
The House, according to the Order of the Day, resolved itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider further of the Bill for granting to their Majesties certain Rates and Duties upon Salt, and upon Beer, Ale, and other Liquors, for securing certain Recompences and Advantages, in the said Bill mentioned, to such Persons as shall voluntarily advance the Sum of Ten hundred thousand Pounds, towards carrying on the War against France.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Sir Tho. Littleton took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Sir Tho. Littleton reported from the said Committee, That they had made a further Progress in the Matter to them referred; and had directed him to move, That they might have Leave to sit again.
Resolved, That this House will, To-morrow Morning, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider further of the said Bill.
Ordered, That all Committees be adjourned.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Nine a Clock.