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, 14 die Decembris, 1678.
Leave of Absence.
Supply Bill; disbanding the Army.
Sir John Trevor reports from the Committee of the whole House to whom the Bill for granting a Supply to his Majesty, for disbanding the Forces raised since the Nine-and-twentieth of September 1677, several Amendments agreed upon by the Committee to be made to the Bill: Which he read in his Place; and afterwards delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same were twice read; and, with some Amendments made at the Table, upon the Question, severally agreed.
|Tellers,||Mr. Spry,||for the Noes,||108.|
|Sir Charles Wheeler,|
|Tellers,||Mr. Palmes,||for the Yeas,||111.|
|Sir. John Fagg,|
Impeachment of the five Lords.
Ordered, That the first Twelve Persons of the Committee appointed to draw up the Impeachment against the Five Lords; viz. Mr. Williams, Serjeant Mainard, Sir John Holland, Sir Tho. Meeres, Mr. Powle, Sir John Trevor, Mr. Solicitor General, Mr. Sachaverell, Sir Tho. Stringer, Sir Rob. Sawyer, Serj. Gregory, Sir Tho. Lee; be appointed a Committee of Secrecy, to draw up the Impeachments; and to prepare the Evidence against the said Lords.
Ordered, That the Paymaster, Mustermaster, and Colonel, or next Commission Officer, (if such Colonel or Commission Officer shall now be within Twenty Miles of the City of London) of every Regiment, Troop, Company, or any Part of any Troop or Company, whether Horse, Foot, Dragoons, or Grenadiers, now to be disbanded, do forthwith, under their Hands and Seals, make up Books of the respective Sums of Money, which will be due the First of January next; with the Names of every such Officer and Soldier particularly, who are to receive the same, and upon what Muster it becomes so due, deducting the ordinary Proportions from every particular Soldier, for the Paying for Cloaths: and to return the same Books to this House with all Speed: And likewise, the like particular Account of what will be then due to such General Officers as have received their Commissions since the Nine-and-twentieth of September 1677, and have taken the Oaths of Supremacy and Allegiance, and subscribed the Declaration mentioned in an Act of Parliament, intituled, An Act for preventing Dangers which may happen from Popish Recusants.