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, 1 die Martii, 1672.
A COMPLAINT being made, on the Behalf of Sir Courtney Poole, a Member of this House, for a Breach of Privilege committed against him by one Gibbon of the City of Exeter, by causing one * Hansam, the Servant and Agent of Sir Courtney, to be arrested;
Ordered, That the Matter be referred to the Committee of Privileges and Elections, to examine the Matter of Breach of Privilege objected against the said Gibbon; and report the Matter, with their Opinions therein, to the House: And that Gibbons be summoned to attend the Committee on Thursday Sevennight next.
Durham Election of Members.
Bankes', &c. Agreements.
A Bill, sent from the Lords, for confirming certain Agreements concerning Sir Ralph Bankes, Sir John Hanham Baronet, Ellis Bethell, Thomas Mackrell, Richard Warland, and John Edwards, by their Guardians, and divers other Persons, was read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That this Bill be committed to Sir Adam Browne, Sir Lancelot Lake, Sir John Swale, Sir John Bennett, Sir John Moreton, Sir Rich. Everard, Sir Philip Musgrave, Sir John Cotton, Sir John Covert, Mr. Churchill, Sir John Werden, Sir Edw. Masters, Mr. Weld, Mr. Grey, Sir John Hotham, Sir John Strode, Mr. Morrice, Mr. Chetwin, Mr. Cornwallis, Sir John Coventry, Mr. Lucy, Mr. Strode, Lord Ashley, Sir John Harrison, Mr. Swanton, Lord Ancram, Mr. Hobby, Mr. Culliford, Sir Rich. Franklyn, Sir Thomas Lee, Sir John Talbot, Mr. Herbord, Mr. Whittaker, Sir Francis Lawley, Sir Thom. Meeres, Mr. Pitt, Sir Kingsmill Lucy, and all the Members that serve for the Counties of Dorset and Wiltes: And they are to meet on Monday, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Poor Children Apprentices.
Sir Thomas Meeres reports from the Committee of Elections, the State of the Case touching the Election for the Borough of Chipphenham, between Mr. Gwyn, who was returned, and sits in the House, and Mr. Vere Bertie, who did by Petition appeal against the Election and Return, as unduly made; and the Evidence therein before the Committee on either Side; and the Votes by them passed thereupon: Which Resolves are as followeth; viz.
|Sir Solomon Swale,||For the Yeas,||110.|
|Sir John Morton,|
|Sir Nich. Carew,||For the Noes,||125.|
|Sir John Coventry,|