Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Sabbati, 11 die Februarii, 1670.
ORDERED, That George Copley, menial Servant to Sir Richard Maleverer, a Member of this House, being arrested and detained Prisoner in Newgate, contrary to Privilege, be released of his Imprisonment; and shall have his Privilege allowed, during this Session of Parliament.
Supply Bill; Wine Licences.
An ingrossed Bill for revesting the Power of granting Wine Licences in his Majesty, his Heirs and Successors; and for settling a Recompence on his Royal Highness in lieu thereof; was read.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act for revesting the Power of granting Wine Licences in his Majesty, his Heirs and Successors; and for settling a Recompence on his Royal Highness in lieu thereof: And Sir George Downing is to carry it up to the Lords.
Conference desired with Lords.
Ordered, That Sir Thomas Clergis do go up to the Lords, to desire a free Conference, upon the Amendments to the Bill against malicious Maiming and Wounding.
Supply Bill; Subsidies.
The House then resolved into a Committee of the whole House, upon the Bill of Subsidies.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Seymour took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Conference; Malicious Maiming.
Sir Thomas Clergis reports, That the Lords had agreed to a present free Conference.
Sir Thomas Meeres reports from a free Conference had with the Lords, that they had delivered the Amendments of this House, and the Reasons for the same, to the Lords.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Members, formerly appointed to manage the Conferences with the Lords, upon the Bill, and Amendments, against malicious Maiming and Wounding, or any Three of them, to prepare and bring in a new Bill, upon the Subject Matter of the last Clause, omitted in the said former Bill, touching Members of Parliament.
Lady Williams' Estate.
Ordered, That the Committee, to which the Bill on Behalf of the Lady Williams was committed, be revived; and do sit on Tuesday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon: And these Members following be added to the said Committee; Mr. Phillipps, Sir Edward Phillipps, Mr. Progers, Mr. Cornwallis.
Ordered, That the Bill on the Behalf of Edward Mosely, an Infant, be read on Tuesday Morning, Ten of the Clock.
Supply Bill; Subsidies.
Resolved, &c. That the House will, on Monday Morning next, resolve into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed on the Bill of Subsidies.
And then the House adjourned till Monday Morning, Eight of the Clock.