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Statutes of the Realm: Volume 7, 1695-1701

Edited by John Raithby. Statutes passed into law under William III, including the Civil List Act of 1697 and the Act of Settlement of 1701.

Statutes of the Realm. Originally published by Great Britain Record Commission, s.l, 1820.

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William III, 1697-8: An Act for repairing the Highways from the Towne of Birdlipp and the Top of Crickley Hill in the County of Gloucester to the City of Gloucester. [Chapter XVIII. Rot. Parl.9 Gul. III.p.3.n.7.] 371-374
William III, 1697-8: An Act for cleansing & making Navigable the Channel from the [Hithe] att Colchester to Wivenhoe. [Chapter XIX. Rot. Parl. 9 Gul.III.p.4.n.1.] 375-380
William III, 1697-8: An Act to naturalize the Children of such Officers and Souldiers & others the natural borne Subjects of this Realme... [Chapter XX. Rot. Parl 9 Gul. III.4.n.2.] 380-381
William III, 1697-8: An Act for the better preventing the counterfeiting clipping and other Diminishing the Coine of this Kingdome. [Chapter XXI. Rot. Parl. 9 Gul. III.p.4.n.3.] 381-382
William III, 1697-8: An Act to repeale an Act made in the Nine and thirtieth Yeare of the Reigne of Queen Elizabeth intituled (An Act to restraine the excessive makeing of Malt)... [Chapter XXII. Rot. Parl. 9 Gul. III. p. 4. n. 4.] 382
William III, 1697-8: An Act for granting to His Majesty a further Subsidy of Tunnage and Poundage towards raiseing the Yearly Su[m]m of Seven hundred thousand Pounds... [Chapter XXIII. Rot. Parl. 9 Gul. III. p. 4. n. 5.] 382-385
William III, 1697-8: An Act for inlarging the time for purchasing certain Estates or Interests in several Annuities therein mentioned. [Chapter XXIV. Rot. Parl. 9 Gul. III.p.4.n.6.] 385-386
William III, 1697-8: An Act for granting to His Majesty His Heires & Successors further Duties upon Stampt Vellum Parchm[en]t. & Paper. [Chapter XXV. Rot. Parl. 9 Gul. III. p. 5. n. 1.] 386-393
William III, 1697-8: An Act to settle the Trade to Africa. [Chapter XXVI. Rot. Parl. 9 Gul. III. p. 5. n. 2.] 393-397
William III, 1697-8: An Act for licensing Hawkers and Pedlars for a further Provision of Interest for the Transport Debt for reduceing of Ireland. [Chapter XXVII. Rot. Parl. 9 Gul. III. p. 5. n. 3.] 397-399
William III, 1697-8: An Act for the exporting Watches Sword-hilts and other Manufactures of Silver. [Chapter XXVIII. Rot. Parl. 9 Gul.III.p.5.n.4] 399-400
William III, 1697-8: An Act to repeal the Act made the last Session of Parliament intituled An Act for Relief of Creditors by making Composition with their Debtors in case 2/3 in Number and Value do agree [Chapter XXIX. Rot.Parl. 9 Gul.III.p.5.n.5.] 400-401
William III, 1697-8: An Act for increasing His Majesties Duties upon Lustrings and Alamodes. [Chapter XXX. Rot. Parl. 9 Gul. III. p.5.n.6.] 401
William III, 1697-8: An Act for raising the [Milita] for the Year One thousand six hundred ninety eight although the Months Pay formerly advanced be not [paid.] [Chapter XXXI. Rot. Parl. 9 Gul. III. p.5.n.7.] 401-402
William III, 1697-8: An Act for preventing Frauds and Abuses in the charging collecting & paying the Duties upon Marriages Births Burials Batchellors and Widowers. [Chapter XXXII. Rot. Parl. 9 Gul. III. p.6.n.1.] 403-405
William III, 1697-8: An Act for the Increase and Preservation of Timber in the New Forest in the County of Southampton. [Chapter XXXIII. Rot. Parl. 9 Gul.III.p.6.n.2.] 405-408
William III, 1697-8: An Act for applying to the Use of His Majesties Navy and Ordnance the Overplus of the Money and Stores which were provided for the building Seven and twenty Ships of War. [Chapter XXXIV. Rot. Parl. 9 Gul. III. p.6.n.3.] 408
William III, 1697-8: An Act for the more effectual suppressing of Blasphemy and Profaneness. [Chapter XXXV. Rot. Parl. 9 Gul. III. p.6.n.4.] 409
William III, 1697-8: An Act to stop the coining Farthings and Halfpence for One Year. [Chapter XXXVI. Rot. Parl. 9 Gul. III.p.6.n.5.] 409-410
William III, 1697-8: An Act for the better and more orderly Payment of the Lottery Tickets now payable out of certain additional Duties of Excise and of other Annuities lately payable out of Tunnage Duties. [Chapter XXXVII. Rot. Parl. 9 Gul. III.p.6.n.6.] 410-411
William III, 1697-8: An Act for granting to His Majesty an Aid by a Quarterly Poll for One Year. [Chapter XXXVIII. Rot. Parl. 9 Gul.III.p.6.n.7.] 411-420
William III, 1697-8: An Act for settling and adjusting the Proportion of Fine Silver Silk for the better making of Silver and Gold Thread and to prevent the Abuses of Wire-Drawers. [Chapter XXXIX. Rot. Parl. 9 Gul.III.p.6.n.8.] 420-421
William III, 1697-8: An Act for the Explanation and better Execution of former Acts made against Transportation of Wool Fullers Earth and Scouring Clay. [Chapter XL. Rot. Parl. 9.] 421-423
William III, 1697-8: An Act for the better preventing the imbezlement of His Majesties Stores of War and preventing Cheats Frauds and Abuses in paying Seamens Wages. [Chapter XLI. Rot. Parl. 9 Gul. III. p. 7. n. 1.] 423-425
William III, 1697-8: An Act for enlarging the Time for Registring of Ships pursuant to the Act for preventing Frauds and regulating Abuses in the Plantation Trade. [Chapter XLII. Rot. Parl. 9 Gul. III. p.7.n.2] 425
William III, 1697-8: An Act for the better Incouragement of the Royal Lustring Company and the more effectual preventing the fraudulent Importation of Lustrings and Alamodes. [Chapter XLIII. Rot. Parl. 9 Gul. III. p.7.n.3.] 426-429
William III, 1697-8: An Act for raising a Sum not exceeding Two Millions upon a Fund for Payment of Annuities...and for settling the Trade to the East Indies. [Chapter XLIV. Rot. Parl. 9 Gul.III.p.7.n.4.] 429-446
William III, 1697-8: An Act for taking away Half the Duties imposed on Glass Wares and the Whole Duties lately laid on Stone and Earthen Wares and Tobacco Pipes...new Duties upon Whale Fins and Scotch Linen. [Chapter XLV. Rot. Parl. 9 Gul.III.p. 7.n.5.] 447-448
William III, 1697-8: The Private Acts 449-451
William III, 1698: An Act for granting an Aid to His Majesty for disbanding the Army and other necessary Occasions. [Chapter I. Rot. Parl. 10 Gul. III. p. 1. n.1.] 452-453
William III, 1698: An Act to prevent the makeing or selling Buttons made of Cloth Serge Drugget or other Stuffs. [Chapter II. Rot. Parl. 10 Gul. III.p.1. n.2.] 454
William III, 1698: An Act to prohibit the Exportation of any Corn Malt Meale Flour Bread Biscuit or Starch for One Yeare from the Tenth Day of February One thousand six hundred ninety eight. [Chapter III. Rot. Parl. 10 Gul. III. p. 1. n.3.o.] 454-456
William III, 1698: An Act to prohibit the excessive distilling of Spirits and Low Wines from Corne and against the Exporting of Beer and Ale and to prevent Frauds in Distillers. [Chapter IV. Rot. Parl. 10 Gul. III. p.1. n.4] 456-460
William III, 1698: An Act for the clearing repairing preserving and maintaining the Haven and Piers of Great Yarmouth in the County of Norfolke. [Chapter V. Rot. Parl. 10 Gul. III. p. 1. n. 5.] 460-462
William III, 1698: An Act to enlarge the Trade to Russia. [Chapter VI. Rot. Parl. 10 Gul. III. p. I. n. 6.] 462-463
William III, 1698: An Act for preventing irregular Proceedings of Sheriffs and other Officers in making the Returns of Members chosen to serve in Parliament. [Chapter VII. Rot. Parl. 10 Gul. III. p. I. n.7] 464
William III, 1698: An Act for makeing and keeping the River Tone navigable from Bridgwater to Taunton in the County of Somersett. [Chapter VIII. Rot. Parl. 10 Gul.III.p.I. n.8.] 464-469
William III, 1698: An Act for granting to His Majesty the Summ...for disbanding the Army providing for the Navy and for other necessary Occasions. [Chapter IX. Rot. Parl. 10 Gul. III.p.2.] 469-501
William III, 1698: An Act for laying further Duties upon Sweets and for lessening the Duties aswell upon Vineger as upon certaine Low Wines and Whalefins and the Duties upon Brandy... [Chapter X. Rot. Parl. 10 Gul. III. p.3. n.I.] 501-508
William III, 1698: An Act for the more full and effectual charging of the Duties upon Rock-Salt. [Chapter XI. Rot. Parl. 10 Gul. III.p.3. n. 2;] 508-511
William III, 1698: An Act for the better apprehending prosecuting and punishing of Felons that commit Burglary Housebreaking or Robbery in Shops Ware-houses Coach-houses or Stables or that steal Horses. [Chapter XII. Rot. Parl. 10 Gul. III. p. 3. n. 3.] 511-513
William III, 1698: An Act for makeing Billingsgate a Free Market for Sale of Fish. [Chapter XIII. Rot. Parl. 10 Gul. III. p.3. n.4.] 513-514
William III, 1698: An Act to Incourage the Trade to Newfoundland. [Chapter XIV. Rot. Parl. 10 Gul. III. p. 3. n.5.] 515-518
William III, 1698: An Act for opening the ancient and makeing any New Roynes and Water Courses in and neare Sedgmore in the County of Somerset for rendring the said Moor more healthfull... [Chapter XV. Rot. Parl. 10 Gul. III. p. 3. n. 6.] 518-522
William III, 1698: The Private Acts 522-524
William III, 1698: An Act to prevent the Exportation of Wool out of the Kingdoms of Ireland and England into Forreigne parts and for the Incouragement of the Woollen Manufactures in the Kingdom of England. [Chapter XVI. Rot Parl. 10 Gul. III. p. 4. n. 1.] 524-528
William III, 1698: An Act to enable such Officers and Soldiers as have been in His Majesties Service during the late Warr to exercise Trades and for Officers to account with their Soldiers. [Chapter XVII. Rot. Parl. 10 Gul. III. p. 4. n. 2.] 528-529
William III, 1698: An Act for raising the Militia for the Yeare One thousand six hundred ninety nine although the Months Pay formerly advanced be not repaid. [Chapter XVIII. Rot. Parl. 10 Gul. III. p. 4. n. 3.] 530-531
William III, 1698: An Act for the continuing the Imprisonment of Counter and others for the late horrid Conspiracy to assassinate the Person of His Sacred Majesty. [Chapter XIX. Rot. Parl. 10 Gul. III. p. 4. n. 4] 531
William III, 1698: An Act for limiting certaine times within which Writts of Error shall be brought for the reversing Fines Common Recoveries and ancient Judgments. [Chapter XX. Rot. Parl. 10 Gul. III. p. 4. n. 5.] 531
William III, 1698: An Act for continueing the Act for the more easie Recovery of Small Tythes. [Chapter XXI. Rot. Parl. 10 Gul. III. p. 4. n. 6.] 532
William III, 1698: An Act to enable Posthumus Children to take Estates as if borne in their Fathers Life time. [Chapter XXII. Rot. Parl. 10 Gul. III. p. 4. n. 7.] 532
William III, 1698: An Act for suppressing of Lotteries. [Chapter XXIII. Rot. Parl. 10 Gul. III. p. 4. n.8.] 532-533
William III, 1698: An Act for takeing off the remaining Duties upon Glasse Wares. [Chapter XXIV. Rot. Parl. 10 Gul. III. p. 4. n. 9.] 533-534
William III, 1698: An Act for the makeing and keeping navigable the Rivers of Aire and Calder in the County of Yorke. [Chapter XXV. Rot. Parl. 10 Gul. III. p. 4. n. 10] 534-538
William III, 1698: An Act for makeing and keeping the River Trent in the River Trent in the Counties of Leicester Derby and Stafford navigable. [Chapter XXVI. Rot. Parl. 10 Gul. III. p. 4. n. 11.] 538-543
William III, 1698-9: An Act for taking away the Bounty Money for exporting Corn from...February One thousand six hundred ninety nine to...September One thousand seaven hundred. [Chapter I. Rot. Parl. II Gul. III. p. 1. n. 1.] 544
William III, 1698-9: An Act for granting an Aid to His Majesty by Sale of the forfeited and other Estates and Interests in Ireland and by a Land Tax in England for the severall Purposes therein mentioned. [Chapter II. Rot. Parl. II Gul. III. p.1.n.2.] 545-581
William III, 1698-9: An Act for laying further Duties upon wrought Silks Muslins and some other Commodities of the East-Indies... [Chapter III. Rot. Parl. 11 Gul. III. p. 2. n. 1.] 582-586
William III, 1698-9: An Act for the further preventing the Growth of Popery. [Chapter IV. Rot. Parl. 11 Gul. III. p. 2. n. 2.] 586-587
William III, 1698-9: An Act for the Repaire of Dover Harbour. [Chapter V. Rot. Parl. 11 Gul. III. p. 2. n. 3.] 588-590
William III, 1698-9: An Act to enable His Majesties naturall borne Subjects to inherite the Estate of their Ancestors either lineall or collaterall notwithstanding their Father or Mother were Aliens. [Chapter VI. Rot. Parl. 11 Gul. III. p. 2. n. 4.] 590
William III, 1698-9: An Act for the more effectuall Suppressions of Piracy. [Chapter VII. Rot. Parl. 11 Gul. III. p. 2. n. 5.] 590-594
William III, 1698-9: An Act for the appointing Commissioners to take examine and determine the Debts due to the Army Navy and for Transport-Service and alsoe an Account of the Prizes taken... [Chapter VIII. Rot. Parl. II Gul. III. p.2. n. 6.] 594-597
William III, 1698-9: An Act for preventing of frivolous and vexatious Suits in the Principality of Wales and the Counties Palatine. [Chapter IX. Rot. Parl. 11 Gul. III. p. 2. n. 7.] 597
William III, 1698-9: An Act for the more effectuall imploying the Poor by incourageing the Manufactures of this Kingdom. [Chapter X. Rot. Parl. 11 Gul. III. p. 3. n] 598-599
William III, 1698-9:An Act to repeale an Act...intituled An Act for rendring the Laws more effectuall for preventing the Importation of Forreigne Bone-Lace Loom-Lace Needle-Worke Point... [Chapter XI. Rot. Parl. 11 Gul. III. p. 3. n. 11. 2.] 600
William III, 1698-9: An Act to punish Governors of Plantations in this Kingdom for Crimes by them committed in the Plantations. [Chapter XII. Rot. Parl. 11 Gul. III. p. 3. n. 11. 3.] 600
William III, 1698-9: An Act for continueing severall Laws therein mentioned, and for explaining the Act intituled An Act to prevent the Exportation of Wooll out of the Kingdoms of Ireland and England... [Chapter XIII. Rot. Parl. 11 Gul. III. p. 3. n. 4.] 600-602
William III, 1698-9: An Act for raiseing the Militia for the Yeare One thousand seaven hundred although the Months pay formerly advanced be not repaid. [Chapter XIV. Rot. Parl. 11 Gul. III. p. 3. n. 5.] 603
William III, 1698-9: An Act for the ascertaining the Measures for retailing Ale and Beer. [Chapter XV. Rot. Parl. 11 Gul. III. p. 3. n. 6.] 604-605
William III, 1698-9: An Act for the better ascertaining the Tythes of Hemp and Flax. [Chapter XVI. Rot. Parl. 11 Gul. III. p. 3. n. 7.] 606
William III, 1698-9: An Act to prevent Disputes that may arise by Officers and Members of Corporations haveing neglected to signe the Association and takeing the Oaths in due Time. [Chapter XVII. Rot. Parl. 11 Gul. III. p. 3. n. 8.] 606-607
William III, 1698-9: An Act for the more effectuall Punishment of Vagrants and sending them whither by Law they ought to be sent. [Chapter XVIII. Rot. Parl. 11 Gul. III. p. 3. n. 9.] 607-608
William III, 1698-9: An Act to enable Justices of Peace to build and repair Goales in their respective Counties. [Chapter XIX. Rot. Parl. 11 Gul. III. p. 3. n. 10.] 609-610
William III, 1698-9: An Act for takeing away the Duties upon the Woollen Manufactures, Corn Grain Bread Biscuit and Meal exported. [Chapter XX. Rot. Parl. 11. Gul. III. p. 3. n. 11.] 610-611
William III, 1698-9: An Act for the Explanation and better Execution of former Acts made touching Watermen and Wherrymen rowing on the River of Thames... [Chapter XXI. Rot. Parl. 11 Gul. III.p.3.n. 12.] 611-614
William III, 1698-9: An Act for makeing the River Larke alias Burn Navigable. [Chapter XXII. Rot. Parl. 11 Gul. III.p.4. n.1.] 615-621
William III, 1698-9: An Act for the better preserving the Navigation of the Rivers Avon and Froome and for cleansing paving and inlightning the Streets of the City of Bristoll. [Chapter XXIII. Rot. Parl. 11 Gul.III. p.4.n.2.] 621-626
William III, 1698-9: An Act to enable the Mayor and Citizens of the City of Chester to recover and preserve the Navigation upon the River Dee. [Chapter XXIV. Rot. Parl. 11 Gul. III. p.4.n.3.] 626-632
William III, 1698-9: The Private Acts 632-634
William III, 1700 & 1701: An Act for renewing the Bills of Credit commonly called Exchequer Bills. [Chapter I. Rot. Parl. 12 & 13 Gul. III. p. 1. n. 1.] 635-636
William III, 1700 & 1701: An Act for the further Limitation of the Crown and better securing the Rights and Liberties of the Subject [Chapter II. Rot. Parl. 12 & 13 Gul. III. p. 1. n. 2.] 636-638
William III, 1700 & 1701: An Act for preventing any Inconveniencies that may happen by Priviledge of Parliament [Chapter III. Rot. Parl. 12 & 13 Gul. III. p. 1. n. 3.] 638-639
William III, 1700 & 1701: An Act for appointing Wardens and Assay Masters for assaying Wrought Plate in the Cities of York Exeter Bristol Chester and Norwich [Chapter IV. Rot. Parl. 12 & 13 Gul. III. p. 1. n. 4.] 639-641
William III, 1700 & 1701: An Act for continuing a former Act to prevent false and Double Returns of Members to serve in Parliament [Chapter V. Rot. Parl. 12 § 13 Gul. III. p. 1. n. 5.] 641
William III, 1700 & 1701: An Act for continuing the Acts therein mentioned for preventing Theft and Rapine upon the Northern Borders of England [Chapter VI. Rot. Parl. 12 § 13 Gul. III. p. 1. n. 6.] 641
William III, 1700 & 1701: An Act for the better settling and preserving the Library kept in the House at Westminster called Cotton House...for the Benefit of the Publick [Chapter VII. Rot. Parl. 12 § 13 Gul. III. p. 1. n. 7.] 642-643
William III, 1700 & 1701: An Act for raising the Militia for One Year although the Months Pay formerly advanced be not repaid [Chapter VIII. Rot. Parl. 12 § 13 Gul. III. p. 1. n. 8.] 643-644
William III, 1700 & 1701: An Act for the recovering secureing and keeping in Repair the Harbour of Minehead for the Benefitt and Support of the Navigation and Trade of this Kingdom [Chapter IX. Rot. Parl. 12 § 13 Gul. III. p. 1. n. 9.] 644-647
William III, 1700 & 1701: An Act for granting an Aid to His Majesty for defraying the Expence of His Navy Guards and Garrisons for One Year and for other necessary Occasions. [Chapter X. Rot. Parl. 12 § 13 Gul. III. p. 2.] 648-716
William III, 1700 & 1701 An Act for granting to His Majesty several Duties upon Low Wines or Spirits of the First Extraction and continuing several additional Duties... [Chapter XI. Rot. Parl. 12 £ 13 Gul. III. p. 3. n. I.] 716-723
William III, 1700 & 1701: An Act for appropriating Three thousand seven hundred Pounds weekly...for publick Uses and for making a Provision for the Service of His Majesties Houshold and Family...[Chapter XII. Rot. Parl. 12 & 13 Gul. III. p 3 (3)] 723-727
William III, 1700 & 1701: An Act to enable His Majesty to make Leases and Copies of Offices Lands and Hereditaments Parcel of His Dutchy of Cornwall... [Chapter XIII. Rot. Parl. 12 & 13 Gul. III. p. 3. n. 2.(1)] 728-729
William III, 1700 & 1701: The Private Acts 729-730
William III, 1701: An Act for reviving and continuing an Act intituled An Act for the appointing Commissioners to take examine and determine the Debts due to the Army Navy... [Chapter I. Rot. Parl.13 & 14 Gul. III. n. I.] 731-733
William III, 1701: An Act for punishing of Officers and Soldiers that shall mutiny or desert in England or Ireland. [Chapter II. Rot. Parl.13 & 14 Gul. III. n.2.] 733-739
William III, 1701: An Act for the Attainder of the pretended Prince of Wales of High Treason [Chapter III. Rot. Parl. 13 & 14 Gul. III. n.3.] 739
William III, 1701: An Act for continuing an Act intituled An Act that the solemn Affirmation and Declaration of the People called Quakers shall be accepted instead of an Oath in the usual Form. [Chapter IV. Rot. Parl. 13 & 14 Gul.III.n.4.] 740
William III, 1701: An Act for granting an Aid to His Majesty by laying Duties upon Malt Mum Cyder and Perry. [Chapter V. Rot. Parl. 13 & 14 Gul. III.n.5.] 740-746