Statutes of the Realm: Volume 6, 1685-94

The statutes of the last years of James II, the Glorious Revolution, and the first years of William and Mary. Includes the 'Bill of Rights' of 1688-9 and the Triennial Act of 1694.

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Table of Contents

Title Page(s)
Preface iv
James the Second, 1685: An Act for setleing the Revenue on His Majestie for His Life which was setled on His late Majestie for His Life. [Chapter I. Rot. Parl. nu. 1.] 1
James the Second, 1685: An Act to Attaint James Duke of Monmouth of High-Treason. [Chapter II. Rot. Parl. nu. 2.] 2
James the Second, 1685: An Act for Granting His Majestie an Imposition upon all Wines and Vineger Imported... [Chapter III. Rot. Parl. nu. 3.] 2-3
James the Second, 1685: An Act for Granting to His Majestie an Imposition upon all Tobacco and Sugar Imported... [Chapter IV. Rot. Parl. nu. 4.] 3-7
James the Second, 1685: An Act for Granting an Aid to his Majestie by an Imposition on all French Linnens and all East-India Linnen and severall other Manufactures of India and on all French wrought Silks and Stuffs... [Chapter V. Rot. Parl. nu. 5.] 7-9
James the Second, 1685: An Act for repealing certaine Clauses in an Act of Parlyament made in the Nine and twentyeth and Thirtyeth yeares of the Raigne of His late Majestie for Prohibiting French Com[m]odities. [Chapter VI. Rot. Parl. nu. 6.] 10
James the Second, 1685: An Act for Reviveing and continuing Two former Acts for Encouragement of Coynage. [Chapter VII. Rot. Parl. nu. 7.] 10
James the Second, 1685: An Act against the Importation of Gun-powder Arms and other Ammunition and Utensils of Warr. [Chapter VIII. Rot. Parl. nu. 8.] 10-11
James the Second, 1685: An Act to Enable His Majestie to make Grants Leases and Copies of Offices Lands and Hereditaments parcell of His Highnesses Dutchy of Cornwall or annexed to the same... [Chapter IX. Rot. Parl. nu. 9.] 11-12
James the Second, 1685: An Act for the Providing necessary Carriages for His Majestie in His Royall Progresse and Removalls. [Chapter X. Rot. Parl. nu. 10.] 12-13
James the Second, 1685: An Act for Reviveing an Act for Providing of Carriages by Land and by Water for the Use of His Majestyes Navy and Ordnance. [Chapter XI. Rot. Parl. nu. 11.] 13-14
James the Second, 1685: An Act for Consolidating the Estates Tail and Reversion in Fee which His Majestie hath in the Post-Office and Twenty foure thousand pounds per Annum of the Hereditary Excise. [Chapter XII. Rot. Parl. nu. 12.] 14
James the Second, 1685: An Act for Reviveing a former Act for Exporting of Leather. [Chapter XIII. Rot. Parl. nu. 13.] 14-15
James the Second, 1685: An Act for Continuance of Three former Acts for Preventing of Theft and Rapine upon the Northerne Borders of England. [Chapter XIV. Rot. Parl. nu. 14.] 15
James the Second, 1685: An Act for Rebuilding Finishing and Adorning of the Cathedrall Church of St. Pauls London. [Chapter XV. Rot. Parl. nu. 15.] 15-17
James the Second, 1685: An Act for Cleareing p[re]serveing Maintaineing and Repaireing the Haven and Piers of Great Yarmouth. [Chapter XVI. Rot. Parl. nu. 16.] 17-19
James the Second, 1685: An Act for Reviveing and Continuance of severall Acts of Parlyament therein mentioned. [Chapter XVII. Rot. Parl. nu. 17.] 19-20
James the Second, 1685: An Act to encourage the Building of Shipps in England. [Chapter XVIII. Rot. Parl. nu. 18.] 20-21
James the Second, 1685: An Additionall Act for the Improvement of Tillage. [Chapter XIX. Rot. Parl. nu. 19.] 21-23
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for removeing and Preventing all Questions and Disputes concerning the Assembling and Sitting of this present Parlyament. [Chapter I. Rot. Parl. pt. 1. nu. 1.] 23-24
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for Impowering His Majestie to Apprehend and Detaine such Persons as He shall finde just Cause to Suspect are Conspireing against the Government. [Chapter II. Rot. Parl. pt. 1. nu. 2.] 24
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for the granting a present Ayd to Their Majestyes. [Chapter III Rot. Parl. pt. 1. nu. 3.] 24-53
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for Reviveing of Actions and Processe lately Depending in the Courts at Westminster and Discontinued by the not holding of Hillary Terme... [Chapter IV. Rot. Parl. p. 5. nu. 1.] 53-55
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for punishing Officers or Soldiers who shall Mutiny or Desert Their Majestyes Service. [Chapter V. Rot. Parl. pt. 5. nu. 2.] 55-56
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for Establishing the Coronation Oath. [Chapter VI. Rot. Parl. pt. 5. nu. 3.] 56-57
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for Impowering His Majestie to Apprehend and Detaine such Persons as He shall finde Just Cause to Suspect are Conspireing against the Government. [Chapter VII. Rot. Parl. pt. 5. nu. 4.] 57
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for the Abrogating of the Oathes of Supremacy and Allegiance and Appointing other Oathes. [Chapter VIII. Rot. Parl. pt. 5. nu. 5.] 57-60
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for the Amoving Papists and reputed Papists from the Cityes of London and Westminster and Ten Miles distance from the same. [Chapter IX. Rot. Parl. p. 5. nu. 6.] 60-61
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for the takeing away the Revenue ariseing by Hearth-Money. [Chapter X. Rot. Parl. pt. 5. nu. 7.] 61-62
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for the Explaining and makeing Effectuall a Statute made in the First Yeare of King James the Second concerning the Haven and Pieres of Great Yarmouth. [Chapter XI. Rot. Parl. pt. 5. nu. 8.] 62
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for the Encouraging the Exportation of Corne. [Chapter XII. Rot. Parl. pt. 5. nu. 9.] 62-63
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for raising Money by a Poll and otherwise towards the Reduceing of Ireland. [Chapter XIII. Rot. Parl. pt. 5. nu. 10.] 63-71
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for preventing Doubts and- Questions concerning the Collecting the Publique Revenue. [Chapter XIV. Rot. Parl. pt. 5. nu. 11.] 71
William and Mary, 1688: An. Act for the better secureing the Government by disarming Papists and reputed Papists. [Chapter XV. Rot. Parl. pt. 5. nu. 12.] 71-73
William and Mary, 1688: An Act that the Simoniacall Promotion of one Person may not prejudice another. [Chapter XVI. Rot. Parl. pl. 5. nu. 13.] 73
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for rectifying a Mistake in a certaine Aft of this present Parliament For the amoveing Papists from the Cities of London and Westminster. [Chapter XVII. Rot. Parl. pt. 5. nu. 14.] 73-74
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for Exempting their Majestyes Protestant Subjects dissenting from the Church of England from the Penalties of certaine Lawes. [Chapter XVIII. Rot. Parl. pt. 5. nu. 15.] 74-76
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for Impowering Their Majestyes to Committ without Baile such Persons as They shall finde Just Cause to suspect are Conspireing against the Government. [Chapter XIX. Rot. Parl. pt. 5. nu. 16.] 77
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for a Grant to Their Majestyes of an Ayde of Twelve pence in the Pound for One Yeare for the necessary Defence of Their Realmes. [Chapter XX. Rot. Parl. pt. 4. nu. 1.] 77-85
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for enabling Lords. Commissioners for the Great Seale to execute the Office of Lord Chancellor or Lord Keeper. [Chapter XXI. Rot. Parl. pt. 4. nu. 2.] 86-87
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for the Exportation of Beere, Ale, Syder and Mum. [Chapter XXII. Rot. Parl. pt. 4. nu. 3.] 87-88
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for Reviveing two former Acts for Exporting of Leather. [Chapter XXIII. Rot. Parl. pt. 4. nu. 4.] 88
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for an Additionall Duty of [Excise] upon Beere Ale and other Liquors. [Chapter XXIV. Rot. Parl. pt. 4. nu. 4.] 88-91
William and Mary, 1688: An Act to Regulate the Administrac[i]on of the Oathes required to be taken by Commission or Warrant Officers imployed in their Majestyes Service by Land by Vertue of an Act... [Chapter XXV. Rot. Parl. pt. 4. nu. 5.] 91
William and Mary, 1688: An Act to vest in the two Universities the Presentations of Benefices belonging to Papists [Chapter XXVI Rot. Parl. p. 4. nu. 6.] 92
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for takeing away the Court holden before the President and Councill of the Marches of Wales. [Chapter XXVII. Rot. Parl. pt. 4. nu. 7.] 93
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for Appropriating certaine Duties for paying the States Generall of the United Provinces their ChargesHis Majesties Expedition into this Kingdome and for other Uses. [Chapter XXVIII. Rot. Parl. pt. 4. nu. 8.] 93-94
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for Reliefe of the Protestant Irish Clergy. [Chapter XXIX. Rot. Parl. pt. 4. nu. 9.] 94-95
William and Mary, 1688: An Act to Repeale the Statute made in the fifth yeare of King Henry the Fourth against [the] Multiplying GoldSilver. [Chapter XXX Rot. Parl. pt. 4. nu. 10.] 95
William and Mary, 1688: An...Act for the Appointing Commissioners for the Executing an Act of this present Parliament Entituled An Act for a Grant to their Majestyes of an Ayde of Twelve Pence in the Pound... [Chapter XXXI. Rot. Parl. pt. 4. nu. 11.] 95
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for the better preventing the Exportation of Woole and Encourageing the Woollen Manufactures of this Kingdome [Chapter XXXII. Rot. Parl. pt. 4. nu. 12.] 96-98
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for Explaining part of an Act made in the first yeare of King James the First concerning Tanned Leather. [Chapter XXXIII. Rot. Parl. pt. 4. nu. 13.] 98
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for Prohibiting all Trade and Commerce with France. [Chapter XXXIV. Rot. Parl. pt. 4. nu. 14.] 98-103
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for a Grant to Their Majestyes of an Ayd of Two shillings in the Pound for One Yeare. [Chapter I. Rot. Parl. pt. 2.] 104-142
William and Mary, 1688: An Act declareing the Rights and Liberties of the Subject and Setleing the Succession of the Crowne. [Chapter II. Rot. Parl. pt. 3. nu. 1.] 142-145
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for preventing all Doubts and Questions concerning the Collecting the Publique Revenue [Chapter III. Rot. Parl. pt. 3. nu. 2.] 145-146
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for punishing Officers or Soldiers who shall Mutiny or Desert Their Majestyes Service and for punishing False Musters. [Chapter IV. Rot. Parl. pt. 3. nu. 3.] 146-148
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for a Grant to Their Majestyes of an Additionall Ayd of Twelve Pence in the Pound for One Yeare. [Chapter V. Rot. Parl. pt. 3. nu. 4] 149-151
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for the Charging and Collecting the Duties upon Coffee Tea and Chocolate at the Custome-House. [Chapter VI. Rot. Parl. pt. 3. nu. 5.] 151-152
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for Review of the late Poll Granted to Their Majestyes and for an Additionall Poll towards the Reduceing of Ireland. [Chapter VII. Rot. Parl. pt. 3. nu. 6.] 152-153
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for preventing vexatious Suits against such as acted in order to the bringing in their Majestyes or for their Service. [Chapter VIII. Rot. Parl. pt. 3. nu. 7.] 153-154
William and Mary, 1688: An Act for the better Security and Reliefe of their Majesties Protestant Subjects of Ireland. [Chapter IX. Rot. Parl. pt. 3. nu. 8.] 154-155
William and Mary, 1689: An Act for Recognizing King William and Queene Mary and for avoiding all Questions touching the Acts made in the Parliament assembled at Westminster... [Chapter I. Rot. Parl. pt. 1. nu. 1.] 156
William and Mary, 1689: An Act for Raising Money by a Poll and otherwise towards the Reduceing of Ireland and Prosecuting the Warr against France. [Chapter II. Rot. Parl. pt. 1. nu. 2.] 156-164
William and Mary, 1689: An Act for granting to their Majestyes for their Lives and the Life of the Survivour of them certaine Impositions upon Beere Ale and other Liquors. [Chapter III. Rot. Parl. pt. 1. nu. 5.] 164-166
William and Mary, 1689: An Act for granting to Their Majesties a Subsidie of Tonnage and Poundage and other Sums of Money payable upon Merchandizes Exported and Imported. [Chapter IV. Rot. Parl. pt. 1. nu. 6.] 166-169
William and Mary, 1689: An Act for enabling the Sale of Goods distrained for Rent in case the Rent be not paid in a reasonable time. [Chapter V. Rot. Parl. pt. 1. nu. 7.] 169-170
William and Mary, 1689: An Act for the Exercise of the Government by her Majestie dureing his Majestyes Absence. [Chapter VI. Rot. Parl. pt. 1. nu. 8.] 170
William and Mary, 1689: An Act to Declare the Right and Freedome of Election of Members to serve in Parlyament for the CinquePorts. [Chapter VII. Rot. Parl. pt. 1. nu. 9.] 170
William and Mary, 1689: An Act for Reversing the Judgment in a Quo Warranto against the City of London and for Restoreing the City of London to its antient Rights and Priviledges. [Chapter VIII. Rot. Parl. pt. 1. nu. 10.] 171-173
William and Mary, 1689: An Act for the discouraging the Importation of Throwne Silke. [Chapter IX. Rot. Parl. pt. 1. nu. 11.] 173
William and Mary, 1689: An Act for the King and Queens most Gracious Generall and Free Pardon. [Chapter X. Rot. Parl. pt. 1. nu. 12.] 174-179
William and Mary, 1690: An Act for Granting an Ayd to Their Majestyes of the Summe of Sixteene hundred fifty one thousand seaven hundred and two pounds eighteene shillings. [Chapter I. Rot. Parl. pt. 2.] 180-218
William and Mary, 1690: An Act concerning the Comissioners of the Admiralty. [Chapter II. Rot. Parl. pt. 3. nu. 1.] 218
William and Mary, 1690: An Act for doubling the Duty of Excise upon Beere Ale and other Liquors dureing the space of one yeare. [Chapter III. Rot. Parl. pt. 3. nu. 2.] 218-220
William and Mary, 1690: An Act, for granting to their Majesties certaine Impositions upon all East India Goods and Manufactures and upon all wrought Silks... [Chapter IV. Rot. Parl. pt. 3. nu. 3.] 221-225
William and Mary, 1690: An Act for the Continuance of severall former Acts therein mentioned for the laying severall Duties upon Wines Vinegar and Tobacco. [Chapter V. Rot. Parl. pt. 3. nu. 4.] 225-226
William and Mary, 1690: An Act for Punishing Officers and Soldiers who shall mutiny or desert their Majestyes Service and for punishing false Musters. [Chapter VI. Rot. Parl. pt. 3. nu. 5.] 227-230
William and Mary, 1690: An Act for Reviveing a former Act for Regulating the Measures and Prices of Coales. [Chapter VII. Rot. Parl. pt. 3. nu. 6.] 230-231
William and Mary, 1690: All Act for Paveing and Cleansing the Streets in the Cityes of London and Westminster and Suburbs and Liberties thereof and Out-Parishes in the County of Midlesex... [Chapter VIII. Rot. Parl. pt. 3. nu. 7.] 231-236
William and Mary, 1690: An Act for the Encourageing the Distilling of Brandy and Spirits from Come and for laying severall Dutyes on Low Wines or Spirits of the first Extraction. [Chapter IX. Rot. parl. pt. 3. nu. 8.] 236-238
William and Mary, 1690: An Act for Granting to their Majesties severall Additional Duties of Excise upon Beere Ale and other Liquors...for doubling the Duty of Excise upon Beere Ale... [Chapter X. Rot. Parl. pt. 3. nu. 9.] 238-243
William and Mary, 1690: An Act for Appointing and Enabling Commissioners to Examine Take and State the Publicke Accounts -of the Kingdome. [Chapter XI. Rot. Parl. pt. 3. nu. 10.] 243-245
William and Mary, 1690: An Act for the Raising the Militia of this Kingdome for the Yeare One thousand six hundred ninety and one although the Months Pay formerly Advanced be not Repaid. [Chapter XII. Rot. Part. pt. 3. nu. 11.] 246
William and Mary, 1690: An Act for preventing Vexatious Suites against such as acted for Their Majestyes Service in defence of the Kingdome. [Chapter XIII. Rot. Parl. pt. 3. nu. 12.] 246
William and Mary, 1690: An Act for the more effectuall puting in Execution an Act Entituled An Act for Prohibiting all Trade and Commerce with France. [Chapter XIV. Rot. Parl. pt. 3. nu. 13.] 247
William and Mary, 1690: An Act for Reliefe of poore Prisoners for Debt or Damages. [Chapter XV. Rot. Parl. pt. 3. nu. 14.] 248-250
William and Mary, 1691: An Act for granting to Their Majesties certain Impositions upon Beere Ale and other Liquors for One Year [Chapter I. Rol. Parl. pt. 1. nu. 1.] 251-253
William and Mary, 1691: An Act for the Abrogating the Oath of Supremacy in Ireland and Appointing other Oaths [Chapter II. Rot. Parl. pt. 1. nu. 2.] 254-257
William and Mary, 1691: An Act for the better Ascertaining the Tythes of Hemp and Flax. [Chapter III Rot. Parl, pt. 1. nu. 3.] 257-258
William and Mary, 1691: An Act for Preserving Two Ships Lading of Bay Salt taken as Prize for the Benefitt of Their Majesties Navy [Chapter IV. Rot. Parl. pt. 1. nu. 4.] 258-259
William and Mary, 1691: An Act for Granting an Aid to Their Majesties of the Sum[m]e of Sixteene hundred … shillings towards the Carrying on a Vigorous Warre against France. [Chapter V. Rot. Parl, pt. 3.] 259-301
William and Mary, 1691: An Act for raiseing money by a Poll payable quarterly for One year for the carrying on a vigorous War against France [Chapter VI. Rot. Parl. pt. 2. nu. 4.] 302-310
William and Mary, 1691: An Act for raising the Militia of this Kingdom for the Year One thousand six hundred ninety and two although the Months Pay formerly advanced be not repaid [Chapter VII. Rot. Parl. pt. 1. nu. 5.] 310-311
William and Mary, 1691: An Act for the Encouragement of the breeding and feeding of Cattell [Chapter VIII. Rot. Parl. pt. 1. nu. 6.] 311
William and Mary, 1691: An Act to take away Clergy from some Offenders and to bring other to Punishment [Chapter IX. Rot. Parl. pt. 1. nu. 7.] 311-312
William and Mary, 1691: An Act for the more effectual Discovery and Punishment of Deer Stealers. [Chapter X. Rot. Parl. pt. 1. nu. 8.] 312-313
William and Mary, 1691: An Act for the better Explanation and supplying the Defects of the former Laws for the Settlement of the Poor [Chapter XI. Rot. Parl. pt. 1. nu. 9.] 314-315
William and Mary, 1691: An Act for the better repairing and amending the Highways and for settling the Rates of Carriage of Goods [Chapter XII. Rot. Parl. pt. 1. nu. 10.] 315-319