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, 24 Aprilis, 1675.
A BILL for settling certain Lands and Tenements to charitable Uses for the Benefit of the Parish of Kelshall in the County of Suffolk, was read the First time.
Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time.
Sir Thomas Meres reports from the Committee of Elections and Privileges, the Matter of the Return for the Borough of Alborrough; and the State of the Evidence thereupon; and Two Resolves, agreed by the said Committee: Which he read in his Place; and afterwards delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Which were, upon the Question, severally agreed to.
Resolved, &c. That Mr. Benson is not well returned as a Member to sit in Parliament for the Borough of Alborrough.
Resolved, &c. That Sir John Rersby is well returned to serve as a Member in Parliament for the Borough of Alborrough.
State of the Navy.
Mr. Pepis, according to the Order of this House, gave an Account of the present State of the Navy, and the Stores thereto belonging: And delivered the several Particulars thereof in Writing in at the Clerk's Table:
And a Debate arising thereupon;
Resolved, &c. That the further Debate thereof be adjourned till Tuesday Morning next, Ten of the Clock: And that the Book and Papers now delivered in by Mr. Pepis, do remain upon the Clerk's Table.
Trial of Peers.
A Message from the Lords, by Mr. Attorney General, and Sir Timothy Baldwyn;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent you down a Bill, intituled, An Act for the better regulating the Trial of Peers of England: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Address against anticipating the Revenue.
Resolved, &c. That an humble Address be presented to his Majesty, to prevent any further Anticipation or Charge upon his Majesty's Customs of England and Ireland; it being a Disservice to the King and Kingdom.
Resolved, &c. That such Members of this House that are of his Majesty's Privy Council, be desired to know his Majesty's Pleasure, when he will be attended therewith.
King appoints to be attended.
Mr. Secretary Coventry reports from his Majesty, That it was his Pleasure, that this House should attend him on Monday next, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Banqueting House, with the Address concerning the Duke of Lauderdale.
And then the House adjourned till Monday Morning, Eight of the Clock.