Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Martis, 10 die Februarii, 1673.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Sir John Pettus, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir Will. Doyley, Sir Edw. Masters, Mr. Russell, Sir Humph. Winch, Sir Thomas Allen, Sir John Knight, Lord Ancram, Mr. Culliford, Sir Charl. Wheeler, Mr. Streete, Sir Trevor Williams, Sir Edm. Windham, Mr. Crouch, Mr. Cory, Mr. Linfeild, Lord Richardson, Mr. Peirpoint, Sir John Coriton, Colonel Strangwaies, Mr. Sacheverell, Sir John Moreton, Sir Robert Barnham, Mr. Chalmondley, Mr. Wyn, Mr. Crouch, Sir John Birkenhead, Mr. Wright, Serjeant Maynard, Mr. Grimston, Mr. Whittaker, Colonel Sandys, Alderman Bence, and all that serve for the County of Suffolke: And they are to meet To-morrow, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Colonel Sandys, Sir Will. Doyley, Sir John Covert, Mr. Peirpoint, Sir John Covert, Mr. Russell, Sir Rowl. Berkley, Sir Robert Holt, Sir John Hanmer, Mr. Finch, Sir Edw. Deering, Sir Thom. Littleton, Mr. Morrice, Colonel Strode, Sir Henry Newton, Sir John Coriton, Sir Trevor Williams, Mr. Streete, Mr. Hobby, Sir Fran. Clarke, Mr. Garaway, Sir John Hotham, Mr. Powle, Sir John Birkenhead, Colonel Birch, Lord O Brien, Mr. Dyot, Sir Thom. Mompessen, and all that serve for the Counties of Shropshire, Gloucestershire, Monmouthshire, Herefordshire, and Worcestershire: And all that shall come are to have Voices: And they are to meet on Friday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Exchequer Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Duty on Law Proceedings.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Mr. Sacheverell, Mr. Powle, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir John Pettus, Sir Will. Doyley, Mr. Morris, Sir John Bennet, Sir Robert Carr, Mr. Sprye, Sir John Birkenhead, Mr. Westphaling, Sir Charles Harbord, Mr. Culliford, Sir Thom. Lee, Sir Trevor Williams, Lord O Brien, Sir Jonath. Trelawney, Sir Nich. Pedley, Sir John Knight, Mr. Serjeant Maynard, Colonel Birch, Mr. Garaway, Sir John Heath, Sir Jos. Tredinham, Sir Robert Barneham, Mr. Whittaker, Mr. Cheney, Sir Will. Doyley, Mr. Morris, Sir John Newton, Mr. Crouch, Sir Thom. Allen, Sir Nich. Carew, Sir John Trevor, Sir John Hobart, Sir John Covert, Colonel Strode: And they are to meet To-morrow, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Inner Court of Wards: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Pressing of Men.
The House then proceeding upon the adjourned Debate, touching the Election for the Town of Castleriseing, between Mr. Pepis and Mr. Offley, did, in the first place, take into Consideration, what related to Mr. Pepis, in Person.
Information of a Member being a Papist.
And Mr. Pepis, standing up in his Place, did heartily and flatly deny, that he ever had any Altar, or Crucifix, or the Image or Picture of any Saint whatsoever in his House, from the Top to the Bottom of it.
Committee to attend Lord Shaftsbury for Information.
Ordered, That Sir William Coventry, Sir Thom. Meeres, and Mr. Garaway, do attend the Lord Shaftsbury, to be informed, whether his Lordship has at any time seen an Altar and a Crucifix in the House of Mr. Pepis; when, and in what manner it was; and to receive what Information his Lordship can give upon the whole Matter.
Sir T. Bankes to attend.
Irish Troops in England.
Ordered, That Mr. Speaker, at the Attendance of this House this Afternoon, upon his Majesty, with the Address for disbanding the Army, do further make it the humble Petition of this House to his Majesty, that the Forces that came out of Ireland, may not longer be continued in Arms here in England.