House of Commons Journal Volume 11
27 March 1695

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 11: 27 March 1695', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 11: 1693-1697 (1803), pp. 283-284. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=39138 Date accessed: 22 November 2014.


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Mercurii, 27 die Martii;

Septimo Gulielmi 3ii.

Prayers.

Hare's Estate.

AN ingrossed Bill, from the Lords, intituled, An Act for the better enabling the Executors and Trustees of Sir Thomas Hare Baronet, lately deceased, to raise Portions and Maintenances for his younger Children, was read a Second time.

Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Sir Robert Dashwood, Mr. Lutterell, Mr. Christie, Mr. England, Mr. Blofeild, Mr. Kendall, Mr. Fleming, Sir Robert Cotton, Mr. Bale, Mr. Weld, Sir Ra. Dutton, Mr. Lowther; Mr. Fuller, Mr. Gold, Sir Tho. Roberts, Sir Wm. Cooper, Sir Walter Young, Sir Fra. Massam, Mr. Dryden, Colonel Perry, Sir Tho. Dyke, Sir John Turner, Mr. Waller, Mr. Fownes, Mr. Okeden, Mr. Hedger, Sir Sam. Dashwood, Mr. Fuller, Mr. Freke, Mr. Frewen, Mr. Cook, Sir Joseph Tredenham, Mr. Mawdit, Mr. Bedingfeild; and all that serve for the Counties of Norfolk and Suffolk: And they are to meet To-morrow at Five a Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber.

Earl of Salifbury's Estate.

An ingrossed Bill, from the Lords, intituled, An Act to enable the Guardian of James Earl of Salisbury to make Leases of Salisbury House, and some other Hereditaments in the Strand, in the County of Middlesex, for Improvement thereof by Building, was read the Third time.

Resolved, That the Bill do pass.

Ordered, That Sir William Forester do carry the Bill to the Lords, and acquaint them, That this House hath agreed to the same, without any Amendments.

Northleigh's Estate.

An ingrossed Bill, from the Lords, intituled, An Act to enable Trustees to grant Leases of the Lands of Henry Northleigh Esquire, lately deceased, for Payment of his Debts, and providing a Maintenance for his Children, was read the Third time.

Resolved, That the Bill do pass.

Ordered, That Mr. Bale do carry the Bill to the Lords. and acquaint them, that this House hath agreed to the same, without any Amendments.

Suppressing of Cursing and Swearing.

An ingrossed Bill, for the more effectual suppressing profane Swearing and Cursing was read the Third time.

An Amendment was proposed to be made; by inserting; "Riding and Division" in Two Places in the Bill:

And the same was, upon the Question severally put thereupon, agreed unto by the House; and the Bill amended at the Table accordingly.

Resolved, That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act for the more effectual suppressing profane Cursing and Swearing.

Ordered, That Mr. Bowyer do carry the Bill to the Lords; and desire their Concurrence thereunto.

Improvement of Freehold Estates.

Mr. Brockman, according to Order, presented to the House a Bill for the Improvement of the Freehold Estates of England, and the Encouragement of Trade: And the same was received.

Ordered, That the Bill be read To-morrow Morning.

Encouraging Seamen.

Resolved, That this House will, upon Saturday Morning next, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of the Bill for the Encouragement and Increase of Seamen.

Transport Debt.

Ordered, That the Consideration of the Accounts, presented to the House, from the Commissioners for taking and stating the publick Accounts, relating to the Debt to the Transport-Ships employed in the Reducing of Ireland, be referred to the Committee of the whole House, which is to consider of the Motion, made upon Saturday last, for a Supply to be granted to his Majesty for Relief of those Persons whose Ships were employed for the Reducing of Ireland.

Corrupt Application of Money by E. I. Company.

Ordered, That Sir Bazil Firebrace be summoned to attend this House To-morrow Morning.

Ordered, That Sir Thomas Cook be brought, in Custody, to this House To-morrow Morning: And that Mr. Speaker do issue his Warrant accordingly.

Ordered, That the Governor and Secretary of the East-India Company do attend this House To-morrow Morning, with a Copy of the Bond for Ten thousand Pounds, given by the Company, touching a Contract for Saltpetre; together with a Copy of the said Contract.

Punishing Mutiny and Desertion.

Ordered, That the Report from the Committee of the whole House, to whom the Bill for continuing Two former Acts, for punishing Officers and Soldiers who shall mutiny, or desert his Majesty's Service; and for punishing false Musters; and for Payment of Quarters; for One Year longer; was committed; be made upon Monday Morning next.

Persons to attend.

Ordered, That Sir John Hubland, Mr. Tyson, Mr. Michael Godfrey, Mr. Ward, Mr. Falkner, Mr. Heathcot, Sir John Sharden, and Mr. Ince, be summoned to attend this House To-morrow Morning: And that they do bring with them their Minutes, relating to the Interlopers.

Commissioners of Accounts.

The House, according to the Order of the Day, proceeded to the Election of a Commissioner for taking and stating the publick Accounts:

And the Members put into Glasses their Tickets, for that Purpose, as formerly.

Ordered, That the former Members do withdraw, and cast up the Tickets, upon whom the Choice doth fall.

Transport Debt.

The House, according to the Order of the Day, resolved itself into a Committee of the whole House, to take into Consideration the Motion, made upon Saturday last, for a Supply to be granted to his Majesty for Relief of those Persons whose Ships were employed for the Reducing of Ireland.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Sir Thomas Littleton took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.

Sir Thomas Littleton reported from the said Committee, That they had considered of the Matter to them referred, and had agreed upon a Resolution; which they had directed him to report to the House, when the House will please to receive the same.

Ordered, That the said Report be received To-morrow Morning.

Supply Bill; Duties on Marriages, &c.

The House, according to the Order of the Day, resolved itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of the Bill for granting to his Majesty certain Rates and Duties upon Marriages, Births, and Burials; and upon Bachelors and Widowers; for the Term of Five Years; towards carrying on the War against the French King with Vigour.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Sir Thomas Littleton took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.

Sir Thomas Littleton reported from the Committee, That they had gone through the Bill; and made several Amendments; which they had directed him to report, when the House will please to receive the same.

Ordered, That the Report be received upon Friday Morning next.

Committees.

Ordered, That all Committees be revived.

And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Nine a Clock.