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House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 16 January 1671

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Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.

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Lunæ, 16 Januarii, 1670.

Prayers.

Defaulters to Call of the House.

THE House, according to former Order, proceeded to the Calling over the Members Defaulters in Attendance; and, upon reading the List, several that made Default the last Day did now attend; and Excuses were offered, and allowed by the House, for several Persons, of Sickness and Inability to attend; and Excuses for others, which were disallowed: And some did not appear or send any Excuse.

Ordered, That a List be made of the Members Defaulters in Attendance not excused by the House, that they may be doubly assessed in the Subsidy Bill, according to former Order.

Ordered, That the House be Called over again on this Day Fortnight, and that no Member do go out of Town without Leave, under the same Penalty imposed on Defaulters, if he be absent at the Calling the House.

Supply Bill; Subsidies.

The Bill of Subsidies was read the Second time.

The Question being propounded, That the said Bill be committed;

And the Question being put, That the Question be now put;

The House divided.

The Noes go forth.

Tellers,

Sir Geo. Downing, for the Yeas, 169.
Mr. Collingwood,
Sir Thomas Lee, for the Noes, 117.
Sir Thomas Meeres,

And so it was resolved in the Affirmative.

The main Question being put, That the said Bill be committed;

The House divided.

The Yeas go forth.

Tellers,

Mr. Seymour, for the Yeas, 170.
Lord Richardson,
Sir Trevor Williams, for the Noes, 109.
Mr. Whorwood,

And so it was resolved in the Affirmative.

Resolved, &c. That the House will resolve into a Committee of the whole House To-morrow Morning, Ten of the Clock, to proceed in the Consideration of the Bill of Subsidies.

Then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight of the Clock.