House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 19 June 1678

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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, 19 die Junii, 1678.


Insolvent Debtors.

ORDERED, That the Bill for the Release and Discharge of poor Prisoners for Debt, be read this Morning, after Ten of the Clock, in a full House.


A Bill for reversing Outlawries in the King's Bench, was read the First time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be read a Second time.

Beumont and Mose Churches.

An ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, intituled, An Act for the Uniting of the Churches of Beumont and Mose in the County of Kent, was read the First time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be read a Second time.

Fortescue Trusts.

An ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, intituled, An Act on the Behalf of John Fortescue, for the Executing certain Trusts devolved upon Infants, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That this Bill be committed to Mr. Buller, Sir Ant. Irby, Colonel Birch, Sir Jo. Knight, Sir Wm. Blackett, Mr. Hall, Sir Geo. Reves, Sir Tho. Allen, Sir Jona. Trelauny, Sir Rob. Markeham, Mr. Swinfin, Sir Trevor Williams, Mr. Wright, Sir Richard Edgcom, Sir Sam. Barnardiston, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Mr. Marvile, Sir John Barnaby, Sir John Mallett, Mr. Powle, Mr. Eyres, Sir Jo. Petus, Sir Ric. Everard, Mr. Onslow, Sir Ralph Cole, Mr. Crouch, Sir Hen. Ford, Sir Jo. Coryton, Sir Tho. Mompesson, Sir Lanc. Lake, Mr. Spry, Sir Tho. Clerges, Sir Wm. Lowther, Mr. Bennett, Mr. Cheney, Sir Jo. Trevor, Mr. Buller, Sir Row. Barkly, Mr. Westphaling, Sir Geo. Downing, Mr. Foot, Mr. Love, Mr. Maynard, Mr. Mallett, Mr. Pepys, Lord Ashley, Colonel Kirkby, Mr. Rob. Wright, Mr. Buscowen: And they are to meet To-morrow, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Inner Court of Wards.

Stannary Laws.

A Bill for settling the Laws of the Stannaries of Cornwell and Devon, was read the Second time.

The Question being put, That the Bill be committed;

The House divide.

The Yeas go forth.

Tellers, Sir Jon. Trelawny, for the Yeas, 133.
Sir Jos. Tredenham,
Tellers, Sir George Downing, for the Noes, 119.
Mr. Buscowen,

And so it was resolved in the Affirmative.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Sir Jonat. Trelawny, Sir Jo. Trevor, Sir Geo. Downing, Mr. Treby, Sir Lan. Lake, Mr. Wright, Sir John Hubbard, Sir Edw. Hungerford, Sir Cha. Wheeler, Sir Jos. Tredenham, Sir Jo. Corryton, Mr. Walter, Sir Henry Ford, Mr. Williams, Mr. Papillon, Mr. Pepys, Colonel Titus, Sir Tho. Littleton, Sir Jo. Knight, Sir Sam. Bernardiston, Sir Phi. Warwicke, Mr. Borlace, Sir Trevor Williams, Colonel Birch, Mr. Hopkins, Mr. Jones, Sir Geo. Hungerford, Sir Tho. Lee, Mr. Clerke, Mr. Grey, Sir Jo. Holman, Sir Jo. Newton, Sir Jo. Fredericke, Mr. Plydell, Mr. Solicitor, Sir Jo. Moreton, Sir Court. Poole, Mr. Boscowen, Sir Eliab Harvy, Sir Bon. Ray, Sir Wm. Godolphin, Mr. Sacheverell, Sir Wm. Blackett, Sir Tho. Clerges, Sir Tho. Meeres, Sir Wm. Coventry, Mr. Powle, Mr. Jolliffe, Mr. Love, Sir Jo. Mallet, Sir John Pettus, Mr. Fleetwood, Mr. Draper, Mr. Mallett, Sir Ric. How, Lord Ancram, Mr. Neale, Mr. Weld, Mr. Eyres, Mr. Spry, Sir Ric. Edgcome, Sir Ric. Everard, Sir Jo. Talbot, Sir Fra. Drake, and all the Members that serve for the Counties of Cornwell and Devon: And all that come are to have Voices: And they are to meet To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Exchequer Chamber: And the Pewteres, and the Turky Company, are to be heard by their Counsel: And they are impowered to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Complaint against the Clerk.

Ordered, That Mr. Goldesbrough the elder, do attend on Monday next; and give the House an Account, How the Journal of the Year 1663 came to be pasted, and razed.

Ordered, That Mr. Goldesbrough the younger do attend To-morrow Morning; and give the House an Account, Why the Entry of Yesterday's Proceedings is not finished.

Privilege- A Member expelled, being a Papist.

Whereas it appears to the House, That Sir Solomon Swale is convicted of Popish Recusancy: And having been divers times called upon by this House, for to signify his Conformity to the Church of England; which he hath not done, pursuant to a peremptory Order of this House:

Ordered, That the said Sir Solomon Swale be discharged from the Service of this House: And that Mr. Speaker do issue out his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out a new Writ, for the Electing of a Burgess to serve in this present Parliament, for the Borough of Albrough in the County of Yorke, in the Room of the said Sir Solomon Swale.

Westbury Election.

Ordered, That the Report concerning the Election of Westbury be heard on Friday next.

Orders of the Day deferred.

Ordered, That this House will resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, To-morrow; to take into Consideration the Business appointed for this Day.

And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight of the Clock.