House of Commons Journal Volume 10
31 July 1689

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 10: 31 July 1689', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 10: 1688-1693 (1802), pp. 245-246. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=28893 Date accessed: 24 October 2014.


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Mercurii, 31 die Julii; 1° Gulielmi et Mariæ.

Prayers.

Preventing Export of Wool.

AN ingrossed Bill to prevent the Exportation of Wool, was read the Third time.

An Amendment was proposed to be made in Press 1, Line *, to leave out "within the Counties of Kent and Sussex:"

Which was upon the Question put thereupon, agreed unto by the House: And the Bill amended at the Table, accordingly.

An ingrossed Clause was offered to be added, as a Rider, For the Deputations from the Commissioners to be entered with the Sheriffs, or Clerk of the Peace, of the County, and for the Deputy to give Security: Which was twice read.

And the Question being put, That it be read a Third time;

It passed in the Negative.

Then a Debate arose in the House, upon the last Clause in the Bill for free Liberty to every Person to export Woollen Manufactures.

And a Motion being made, That the Debate be adjourned till Friday Morning next;

The House divided.

The Yeas go forth.

Tellers for the Yeas, Sir John Guise, 107.
Mr. Sandford,
Tellers for the Noes, Mr. Elwell, 71.
Mr. Deeds,

So it was resolved in the Affirmative.

Reversing Judgments against Oates.

A Message from the Lords, by Sir Miles Cooke and Mr. Meredeth;

Mr. Speaker, We are commanded by the Lords to acquaint this House, That the Lords do adhere to the Amendments by them proposed to be made to the Bill for reversing Two Judgments given in the Court of King's Bench, against Titus Oates, Clerk.

And the Messengers left the Bill and Amendments: And then withdrew.-

Supply Bill; settling Revenue.

Then the Order for the House to resolve into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed in the further Consideration of the Bill for settling the Revenue, was read.-

Reversing Judgments against Oates.

A Debate arising in the House upon the said Message,

Ordered, That the Committee who managed the free Conference with the Lords on Monday last, upon the Subject Matter of the Amendments to the said Bill, do meet this Afternoon, at Four of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber; and prepare their Report of the said free Conference.

Ordered, That the Report of the said free Conference be made upon Friday Morning next at Ten of the Clock; and nothing to intervene: And it is recommended to Mr. Solicitor General to take care therein.

Resolved, That the Managers of the said free Conference do inspect the Journals of both Houses; and examine the Proceedings upon Conferences and free Conferences, and adhering thereupon; and report the same to the House.

Resolved, That it be referred to the Managers of the said free Conference, to examine, Whether there be any Warrant for passing a Pardon for Mr. Oates; and make their Report thereof to the House.

Ordered, That Sir Wm. Poultney be added to the Committee who managed the said free Conference.

Rights of the Subject, and settling the Crown.

A Message from the Lords, by Sir Miles Cooke and Mr. Meredeth;

Mr. Speaker, The Lords do desire a present free Conference with this House, upon the Subject Matter of the last free Conference touching the Amendments to the Bill for declaring the Rights and Liberties of the Subject, and settling the Succession of the Crown.

And then the Messengers withdrew.

Resolved, That the House doth agree to a present free Conference with the Lords, as is desired.

Then the Messengers were called in again; and Mr. Speaker acquainted them therewith.

Resolved, That the Committee that managed the last free Conference touching the Matter aforesaid, do manage this free Conference.

And the Managers went to the free Conference accordingly.

And being returned;

Major Wildman reports from the free Conference, That the Managers appointed had attended the free Conference: And that the Lord Bishop of Salisbury was the chief Manager for the Lords; and said, That the Lords had considered of what was offered at the free Conference; and as to the Two Clauses, and all Matters depending thereupon, touching the Declaration to be made by the King or Queen, and the Persons to take the same, the Lords insist upon their Amendments: And that they do adhere to the Amendment touching the Limitation to the Princess Sophia of Hanover.

That the Managers did propose it to the Lords, Whether the Lords would admit of any further Debate touching the said Matter: The Lords said, No: They had no such Thing in Charge from the Lords.

And a Motion being made, That the House do adjourn till Friday Morning, Ten of the Clock;

Resolved, That the House do adjourn till Friday Morning, Ten of the Clock.

And then the House adjourned till Friday Morning, Ten of the Clock, accordingly.