Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Martis, 26 die Maii, 1685. 1 Jac. IIdi.
SIR Christopher Musgrave reports from the Committee of Elections and Privileges to whom the Matter of the Return of Burgesses to serve in this present Parliament for the Borough of Cricklade in the County of Wilts, was referred, That the Committee having taken the same into their Consideration, had agreed upon a Resolve, to be reported to the House: Which he read in his Place; and afterwards delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same being read, is as follows; viz.
And it is referred to Sir Thomas Meres, Mr. Montague, Sir John Knatchbull, Mr. Paston, Lord Camden, Mr. Browne, Mr. Aubry, Sir Fra. Russell, Mr. Walden, Sir Geo. Winneve, Sir William Gulston, Mr. Solicitor, Sir Tho. Byde, Sir Sam. Dashwood, Mr. Robert Cornwall, Sir James Butler, Mr. Common Serjeant, Sir Ben. Newland, Sir Edmund Jennings, Sir John Talbot, Lord Ranelagh, Sir Cha. Windham, Sir Wm. Cooke, Mr. Freman, Lord Willoughby, Sir Hum. Winch, Mr. Foley, Sir Christo. Musgrave, Sir Fra. Butler, Mr. Done, Mr. Pomeroy, Mr. Parker, Sir Peter Rich, Mr. Harrington, Sir John Ernle, Sir Christo. Wren, Mr. Rainsford, Mr. Essex Strode, Sir Tho. Hussey, Sir Wm. Twisden, Dr. Davenant, Mr. Duncombe, Sir Cha. Holt, Mr. Tipping, Sir John Hoskins, Mr. Done, Sir John Wynn, Lord Falkland, Sir Hugh Chomley, Mr. Gwyn, Lord Digby, Mr. Pepys, Sir Tho. Dyke, Sir John Reresby, and all the Members of the Long Robe; or any Five of them: And they are to meet at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber.
Committee for Journals.
Ordered, That a Committee be appointed, to inspect the Journals of the House, and consider of the Proceedings therein; and to report their Opinions to the House, what they think fit should be expunged:
And it is referred to Lord Middleton, Sir Christo. Musgrave, Mr. Ethrick, Mr. Seymour, Sir Edw. Phillips, Lord Campden, Mr. Harrington, Sir John Wynn, Mr. Pepys, Sir Wm. Twisden, Mr. Browne, Mr. Jones, Mr. Walden, Sir Cha. Litleton, Sir John Packington, Mr. Aubry, Sir Hen. Beaumont, Sir John Talbot, Lord Ranelagh, Dr. Brady, Sir John Ernle, Sir Edw. Nevill, Mr. Sackvile Tufton, Sir John Knatchbull, Mr. Hewer, Mr. Essex Strode, Lord Ancram, Lord Brackley, Sir Tho. Meres, Sir Rich. Temple, Sir John Hanmer, Mr. Richard Bertie, Mr. Pope, Mr. Coventry, Mr. Recorder, Lord Preston, Sir Cha. Holt, Sir Cha. Gerrard, Sir Christ. Wren, Mr. Fitzwilliams, Sir John Norton, Mr. Cornwall, Mr. Done; or any Seven of them: And they are to meet at Three of the Clock this Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber.
Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Petition be referred to the Committee of Elections and Privileges; to examine the Matter thereof; and report the same, with their Opinions therein, to the House.
Duchy of Cornwall.
Hawkers and Pedlers.
Carriages for the King.
Ordered, That the said Petition be referred to the Consideration of the Committee of Elections and Privileges; to examine the Matter thereof; and to report the same, with their Opinion therein, to the House.
Ordered, That, for the future, no private Bill be brought into this House, but upon a Petition first presented, truly stating the Case, at the Peril of the Parties preferring the same: And that such Petition shall be signed by the Parties who are Suitors for such Bill.