Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Lunæ, 14 Octobris, 19 Car. 2di.
Woodmonger and Inn-holders.
A BILL to prevent Abuses and Extortion of Woodmongers, Inn-holders, and others, was read the First time.
Ordered, That this Bill be read a Second time.
Writs of Certiorari.
A Bill to prevent Abuses in procuring Writs of Certiorari, was read.
Ordered, That this Bill be read a Second time, on Thursday next.
A Bill to prevent the sending and carrying of Challenges, and fighting of Duels, was read.
Ordered, That this Bill be read a Second time, on Saturday next.
Ordered, That the Grand Committee for Religion do meet and sit in the House every Monday in the Afternoon, at Two of the Clock.
Ordered, That the Grand Committee for Grievances do meet and sit in the House every Wednesday in the Afternoon, at Two of the Clock.
Ordered, That the Grand Committee for Trade do meet and sit in the House every Friday in the Afternoon, at Two of the Clock.
Committee of Privileges.
Ordered, That the Committee of Elections and Privileges be appointed of the Members following; viz. Sir Job Charlton, Colonel Reames, Sir Rowland Berkley, Mr. Graham, Mr. Westfaling, Sir Robert Carr, Sir Robert Atkins, Mr. Pryn, Sir Edm. Windham, Sir Edw. Massey, Sir Courtney Poole, Mr. John Vaughan, Sir Robert Barnham, Sir Wm. Lowther, Lord, Cornbury, Sir Gilbert Talbott, Sir John Royle, Sir Wm. Gawdy, Sir William Coventry, Mr. Boscowen, Sir Tho. Gower, Colonel Gilby, Mr. Dowdswell, Mr. Comptroller, Sir Geo. Reeve, Sir Richard Browne, Mr. Dalmahoy, Mr. Norden, Mr. Milward, Col. Phillipps, Col. Fr. Windham, Col. Williams, Sir Richard Oateley, Sir Sollo. Swayle, Mr. Geo. Clarke, Sir Tho. Tompkins, Lord Richardson, Sir Wm. Lewys, Sir Geo. Moreton, Sir John Duncombe, Sir Clifford Cliffton, Sir James Herbert, Mr. Crouch, Sir Tho. Strickland, Lord Rosse, Sir William Doyley, Sir Cha. Harbord, Sir John Hotham, Mr. Morrice, Sir Tho. Littleton, Sir Rich. Ford, Sir John Harrison, Sir Tho. Osborne, Sir Robert Howard, Col. Sandys, Mr. Hyde, Col. Kirkby, Sir Chichester Wray, Sir Wm. Terringham, Mr. Scawen, Mr. Collins, Sir Tho. Lee, Sir Tho. Dolman, Sir Geo. Stonehouse, Sir John Fagg Sir John Rowse, Sir John Birkenhead, Sir John Knight, Sir Edm. Poole, Sir John Bennet, Dr. Burwell, Sir Allen Apsley, Sir John Mounson, Mr. Wren, Sir Wm. Hickman, Sir Richard Braham, Lord Cavendish, Mr. Waller, Sir Geo. Probert, Mr. Cheyney, Mr. Ford, Sir John Holland, Sir John Napper, Mr. Glascock, Sir Wm. Killigrew, Sir Geo. Downeing, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Mr. Tregonnell, Sir Timothy Tirrell, Mr. Bulsteed, Mr. Trever, Serj. Seys, Mr. Weld, Mr. Pleydall, Serj. Maynard, Col. Birch, Sir John Brampston, Sir John Moreton, Mr. Wm. Sandys, Lord St. John, Col. King, Sir Allen Broderick, Col. Popham, Col. Russell, Sir Tho. Whitmore, Mr. Langhorne, Sir Hen. Wood, Mr. Cooke, Mr. Fra. Finch, Sir Humph. Bennet, Sir John Denham, Sir Edm. Bowyer, Col. Robinson, Sir Wm. Smith, Mr. Chichley, Sir Hugh Windham, Col. Seymore, Mr. Cornwallis, Sir Henry Cæsar, Sir Lancellott Lake, Sir John Goodrick, Lord Fanshawe, Col. Progers, Maj. Wm. Walden, Sir Wm. Morrice, Sir Wm. Portman, Sir Geo. Howe, Sir Jordan Crosland, Mr. Owen, Mr. Jones, Mr. Greenvile, Mr. Rigby, Sir Henry Herbert, Col. Robert Phillipps, Lord Vaughan, Sir Walter Strickland, Sir Phill. Warwick, Mr. Cofferrer, Sir John Talbott, Mr. Seymer, Sir Walter St. John, Sir Edward Hungerford, Lord Buckhurst, Lord Fitzharding, Mr. Henry Coventry, Sir Geo. Courtopp, Sir Tho. Allen, Sir Thomas Meers, Sir Tho. Clergis, Mr. Ashburnham, Col. Eyres, Sir Nich. Carey, Mr. Coventry, Sir Edm. Walpoole, Dr. Arris, Col. Edw. Phillips, Mr. Noell, Col. Tint, Master of the Rolls, Mr. Gold, Col. Strangewayes, Mr. Maynard, Mr. Prideaux, Sir Ja. Thynn, Sir Fra. Clarke, Sir John Dawney, Mr. Bronckard, Sir Tho. Peyton, Mr. Hungerford, Sir Wm. Thompson.
Resolved, &c. That this Committee do meet Tomorrow in the Afternoon at Two of the Clock, in the Exchequer Chamber; and every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, at Two of the Clock, in the Place beforementioned; and to take into Consideration all such Matters, as shall or may come in Question, touching Returns, Elections, and Privileges; and to proceed upon double Returns in the first Place; and report their Proceedings to the House: And all Persons that will question double Returns, already made, are to do it in Fourteen Days, after a new Return shall be brought in: And the Committee is to have Power to receive Petitions; and to send for Witnesses, Papers, and Records, for their Information; and to report any Matter which concern Breach of Privilege: And all Members that are returned for Two or more Places, are to make their Elections by this Day Three Weeks, for which of the Places they will serve, provided there be no Question for the Return of that Place: And if any thing shall come in Question, touching the Return or Matter of Privilege of any Member of this Committee, such Member is to withdraw from the Committee, during the Time the Matter which concerns himself is in Debate.
Exportation of Horses.
Resolved, &c. That a Committee be appointed to consider the Matter debated, touching Exportation of Horses into Foreign Parts; or any thing else, which may relate to the strengthening of the Nation, in case of an Invasion; viz. Mr. John Vaughan, Mr. Weld, Sir Hen. Coventry, Sir Tho. Osborne, Sir Wm. Lewys, Mr. Trever, Sir Hugh Windham, Sir Tho. Lee, Lord St. John, Mr. Pryn, Sir Fran. Goodrick, Sir John Brampston, Sir Wm. Lowther, Mr. Comptroller, Sir Wm. Thompson, Sir Walter Young, Sir Edward Massey, Sir Robert Howard, Sir Wm. Coventry, Sir Geo. Downing, Col. Reames, Mr. Wm. Sandys, Sir Edm. Windham, Col. Fra. Windham, Sir John Moreton, Mr. Crouch, Sir John Goodrick, Mr. Whorwood, Sir George Reeves, Sir Tho. Strickland, Mr. Geo. Clarke, Sir Robert Carr, Sir Tho. Littleton, Sir Edm. Pooley, Sir Solloman Swayle, Mr. Jones Sir Tho. Tompkins, Sir Tho. Higgins, Sir Wm. Doyley, Dr. Burwell, Sir John Lowther, Serj. Maynard, Lord Richardson, Sir Richard Ford, Sir John Frederick, Mr. Hungerford, Sir John Knight, Mr. Norden, Sir John Duncomb, Mr. Dowdswell, Sir Robert Atkins: And all the Members that come, are to have Voices; and they are to meet To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Address on the King's Speech.
Sir Wm. Lowther reports from the Committee appointed to draw up . . . Address of Thanks, to be presented to his Majesty, the Draught of the said Address: Which, being twice read, was, upon the Question, agreed to; and is as followeth; viz.
WE Your Majesty's loyal and faithful Subjects, the Commons, in Parliament assembled, having taken into our serious Consideration Your Majesty's gracious Speech; wherein You were pleased to let us know, that Your Majesty thought fit to prorogue the Parliament till the Tenth of this October, that You might give Yourself Time to do something that would not be unwelcome; but a Foundation for a great Confidence, for the future, between Your Majesty and Your People; we find ourselves bound in Duty to return Your Majesty our humble and hearty Thanks, for Your gracious Declaration in Your Royal Intentions, in That Your Majesty's gracious Speech, and That delivered, by Your Majesty's Command, by the Lord Keeper: And particularly, that Your Majesty hath been pleased to disband the late raised Forces; and to dismiss the Papists from out of the Guards, and other military Employments: For Your Majesty's Care in quickening the Execution of the Act for restraining the Importation of Irish Cattle; For causing the Canary Patent to be surrendered and vacated: And more especially, that Your Majesty hath been pleased to displace the late Lord Chancellor, and remove him from the Exercise of publick Trust and Employment, in Affairs of State.
For all which Acts, Grace, and publick Benefits, We Your said Commons do beseech Your Sacred Majesty to accept of these our most humble and hearty Thanks.
Resolved, &c. That the Lords Concurrence be desired in this Address to his Majesty: And Sir Tho. Littleton is to carry it up to the Lords.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight of the Clock.