Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Mercurii, 15 Februarii, 1670.
Leave of Absence.
ORDERED, That Sir Norton Knatchbold have the Leave of this House to go into the Country, for Recovery of his Health.
Members in arrear of Aid.
Ordered, That such Members as serve for the City of London, be added to the Committee appointed to enquire what Monies are in Arrear to his Majesty, and how they may be recovered; and that the Committee be revived.
Preventing Growth of Popery.
Ordered, That the Report of the Committee appointed to enquire into the Causes of the Growth of Popery, be heard To-morrow Morning; and that the Committee have Leave to sit this Afternoon, notwithstanding the Sitting of the Committee of Grievances.
Earl of Shrewsbury's Estate.
An ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, on the Behalf of the Earl of Shrewsbury, and John Talbot Esquire, Infants, with the Amendments made and agreed by this House, was read the Third time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill, with the Amendments agreed to, do pass: And that the Title be agreed: And the Bill, with the Amendments, is to be returned to the Lords, for their Concurrence, by Mr. Weld.
Supply Bill; Subsidies.
The House then resumed the Report of the Bill of Subsidies and Amendments thereunto: Which being once read;
The Amendments to the Fifth Line of the First Folio was read the Second time; and, upon the Question, agreed.
The Amendments, to the Sixth Line of that Folio, was read the Second time; and, with the Omission of these Words, "contracted by Your Majesty in the late War," upon the Question, agreed to be omitted.
The Amendments, to the Seventh Line, was read the Second time; and, upon the Question, agreed.
The Amendments, to the Seventh Line of the Third Folio, was read the Second time; and, upon the Question, agreed.
The Clause, marked (A) N. 1. for taxing Fifteen Shillings per Cent. on the Bankers, was read the Second time; and, with some Alterations, upon the Question, made at the Table, agreed to.
The Second Clause, of transferring Debts, marked (B) N 2. was twice read; and, upon the Question, rejected.
Resolved, &c. That the House proceed in the Report of the Amendments to the Bill of Subsidies, To-morrow Morning, Nine of the Clock.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight of the Clock.