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, 6 die Novembris, 1680.
New Windsor Return amended.
THE Clerk of the Crown, and the Mayor of New Windsor, being called in, did amend the Return for the said Borough, by taking off the Indenture, whereby John Cary and John Powney Esquires were returned.
Dr. Dove thanked.
Ordered, That the Thanks of this House be given to Dr. Dove, for his Sermon Yesterday preached before this House at St. Margaret's: And that he be desired to print the same: And Mr. Speaker is desired to acquaint him with the Desire of the House to print his Sermon.
Ordered, That a Committee be appointed to inspect the Law concerning the anniversary Reading of the Narrative of the Gunpowder Plot, in Churches, on every Fifth Day of November; and to report the same to this House.
And it is referred to Sir Tho. Player, Mr. Boscawen, Sir John Hotham, Mr. Papillon, Mr. Onslow, Mr. Heney, Sir Fr. Winnington, Mr. White, Mr. Reynell, Mr. Wentworth, Mr. Colt, Sir Jona. Keat, Sir Trevor Williams, Sir Edward Harley, Mr. Trenchard; or any Three of them: And they are to meet at Three of the Clock this Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber.
Resolved, Nemine contradicente, That it is the Opinion of this House, That the Acts of Parliament, made in the Reigns of Queen Elizabeth and King James, against Popish Recusants, ought not to be extended against Protestant Dissenters.
Ordered, That a Committee be appointed to prepare and bring in a Bill for the Repeal of all or any Part of the Act of Parliament made in the Thirty-fifth Year of the Reign of Queen Elizabeth, Cap.1°, printed in the Statute Book of Pulton.
And it is referred to Mr. Sacheverell, Mr. Hamden, Sir Eliab Harvey, Mr. Onslow, Colonel Titus, Mr. Boscawen, Sir Thomas Lee, Sir George Hungerford, Sir Henry Capell, Sir William Poultney, Mr. Love, Sir John Brookes, Sir Samuel Bernardiston, Mr. Upton, Mr. Backland, Mr. Colt, or any Three of them to prepare the same: And they are to meet at Three of the Clock this Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber.