Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Jovis, 21 die Novembris, 1678.
And it is referred to Mr. Williams, Sir Tho. Clerges, Sir Rich. Temple, Mr. Sachaverell, Colonel Titus, Sir Trevor Williams, Mr. Powle; or any Three of them: And they are to repair to Mr. Attorney General, and peruse the Pardon.
Papists not to sit in Parliament.
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent you down the Bill, intituled, An Act for the more effectual Preserving the King's Person and Government, by disabling Papists from sitting in either House of Parliament; with some Amendments, and a Proviso. To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
|Tellers,||Mr. Hide,||for the Yeas,||158.|
|Sir Jonathan Trelawney,|
|Tellers,||Mr. Sachaverell,||for the Noes,||156.|
Resolved, &c. That a Committee be appointed to draw up Reasons, to be offered at a Conference to be had with the Lords, Why this House does not agree with the Lords in the Second and Third Amendments made by the Lords to the Bill, intituled, An Act for the more effectual Preserving the King's Person and Government, by disabling Papists to sit in either House of Parliament.
And it is referred to Sir Charles Harbord, Sir Robert Sawyer, Mr. Finch, Sir Wm. Coventry, Mr. May, Mr. Powle, Mr. Solicitor General, Mr. Vaughan, Sir Hen. Capell, Sir Rob. Howard, Sir Edw. Deering, Sir John Hanmer, Sir Tho. Meeres, Mr. Williams, Serjeant Gregory, Mr. Hide, Sir Tho. Lee, Sir John Trevor, Sir Nich. Carew, Sir Tho. Littleton, Lord Ancram, Sir Tho. Higgins, Sir John Birkenhead, Sir Jos. Tredenham, Sir Rich. Temple, Sir John Bramston, Sir Winston Churchill, Colonel Birch, Serjeant Mainard, Sir Gilbert Gerrard; or any Five of them: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Four of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.
Quarrel between Members.
|Tellers,||Mr. Collingwood,||for the Noes,||130.|
|Tellers,||Colonel Birch,||for the Yeas,||110.|
|Sir Capell Luckin,|
One sent to the Tower;
the other reproved.
Resolved, &c. That Mr. Speaker be desired to require a Promise from Sir Jonathan Trelawney, not to prosecute this Quarrel any further, either by himself, or his Friends; and to report the same to the House.