House of Commons Journal Volume 12
16 December 1697

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 12: 16 December 1697', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 12: 1697-1699 (1803), pp. 10-11. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=39511 Date accessed: 26 October 2014.


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Jovis, 16 die Decembris;

Nono Gulielmi Tertii.

Prayers.

Knot's Estate.

ORDERED, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill to enable the Trustees of William Knot, and his Wife, to sell a Lease of Houses in Bread-street, London, for Payment of Debts; and to settle another Estate, of better Value, in lieu thereof.

Call of the House.

The House was, according to Order, called over: And the Names of such Members as made Default were noted down.

And several were excused upon account of Sickness; and some, upon account of extraordinary Occasions; and some upon account of their being upon the Road.

And others were not excused; viz. John Clobery Esquire, Arthur Lord Irwyn, John Tanner Esquire, Sir Ralph Ashton Baronet, John Mitchell Esquire, Tho. Papillion Esquire, Sir Edward Seaward, Sir Edward Acton, Edward Yard Esquire, Sir Tho. Estcourt, John Knight Esquire, Hugh Nanny Esquire, Tho. Trenchard Esquire, Price Devereux Esquire.

Ordered, That John Clobery Esquire be sent for in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, for absenting himself from his Service in Parliament.

Ordered, That John Mitchell Esquire be sent for in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, for absenting himself from his Service in Parliament.

Ordered, That John Tanner Esquire be sent for in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, for absenting himself from his Service in Parliament.

Ordered, That Sir Edward Seaward Knight be sent for in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, for absenting himself from his Service in Parliament.

Ordered, That Edward Yard Esquire be sent for in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, for absenting himself from his Service in Parliament.

The Question being about to be put, That John Knight Esquire be sent for in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, for absenting himself from his Service in Parliament;

He appeared in his Place.

The Question being put, That Tho. Trenchard Esquire be sent for in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, for absenting himself from his Service in Parliament;

It passed in the Negative.

Ordered, That the said Mr. Trenchard do attend the Service of the House upon Monday next.

The Question being put, That Arthur Lord Viscount Irwyn be sent for in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, for absenting himself from his Service in Parliament;

It passed in the Negative.

Ordered, That the said Lord Irwyn do attend the Service of the House upon Monday next.

Ordered, That Sir Ralph Ashton Baronet be sent for in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, for absenting himself from his Service in Parliament.

Ordered, That Thomas Papillon Esquire be sent for in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, for absenting himself from his Service in Parliament.

Ordered, That Sir Edward Acton be sent for in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, for absenting himself from his Service in Parliament.

Ordered, That Sir Tho. Estcourt be sent for in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, for absenting himself from his Service in Parliament.

Ordered, That Hugh Nanny Esquire be sent for in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, for absenting himself from his Service in Parliament.

Ordered, That Price Devereux Esquire be sent for in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, for absenting himself from his Service in Parliament.

Ordered, That the House be called over again upon this Day Sevennight: And that such Members as shall not then attend be sent for in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House.

State of the Revenue.

Mr. Lowndes, according to Order, presented to the House an Account how his Majesty's Revenue stands charged; and the same was received.

Ordered, That the said Account be read To-morrow Morning.

Supply.

Resolved, That this House will, upon Monday Morning next, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider further of the Supply to be granted to his Majesty.

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