House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 9 March 1670

Pages 135-136

Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.

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Die Mercurii, 9 Martii, 1669, 22° Car. II.


Repairing Highways.

A BILL for repairing and maintaining the Highways, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed, upon the Debates of the House, to Sir Lanc. Lake, Mr. Crouch, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Solom. Swale, Sir. Jo. Talbott, Mr. Cholmley, Colonel Phillips, Dr. Burwell, Sir Fran. Vincent, Sir Jo. Duncombe, Sir Jo. Brampston, Mr. Onslow, Serjeant Mainard, Sir Thom. Allen, Mr. Lucy, Sir Jo. Barnaby, Sir Jo. Hanmore, Sir Gilbert Talbott, Sir Robert Carr, Sir Thom. Hanmore, Sir Adam Browne, Sir Richard Francklyn, Colonel Titus, Sir Thom. Doleman, Mr. Westphaling, Sir Jeffery Shackerley, Sir Robert Atkins, Mr. James Thyn, Sir Clifford Clifton, Mr. Buscawen, Mr. Vaughan, Sir Jo. Malet, Mr. Finch, Sir Roger Bradshaigh, Sir Courtney Poole, Sir Jo. Coryton, Sir Jo. Coventry, * Morgan, Sir Geo. Probert, Sir Thom. Cary, Sir Thom. Gower, Mr. Dalmahoy, Mr. Johnson, Mr. Hoby, Mr. Chetwin, Ld. Gorges, Mr. George, Sir Jo. Lowther, Sir Charles Harboard, Mr. Buller, Mr. Vaughan, Mr. Buller, Sir Herbert Price, Mr. Griffith, Sir Thom. Tompkins, Mr. Whittaker, Sir Thom. Clergis, Sir Trevor Williams: And all that shall come are to have Voices: And they are to meet this Afternoon, at Two of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Burning Corn and Hay Stacks.

Sir Jo. Brampston reports from the Committee to which the Bill to prevent burning Stacks of Corn and Hay, and maiming of Cattle, by lewd Persons, in the Night-time, was committed, several Amendments to be made, and two Provisoes to be added, to the Bill: Which Amendments were twice read; and, upon the Question, agreed to.

The first of the said Provisoes being twice read; and some Debate arising thereupon, and upon some other Matters in the Bill relating thereto;

Resolved, That the Bill be re-committed, upon the Debates of this House.

Heath's Petition.

Ordered, That the Petition of Sir Jo. Heath be read To-morrow Morning, the First Business.

Corn and Salt Measures.

Ordered, That the Report of the Bill concerning Measures be heard To-morrow Morning, the Second Business.

Privilege- Persons discharged from Custody.

Ordered, That Mrs. Mary Santley be discharged of the Breach of Privilege: And that Mr. Santley, her Son, and the Officers concerned, be discharged of their Commitment, paying their Fees.

Union with Scotland.

The Question being put, Whether the House would now proceed upon the adjourned Debate of the Union, before the Reading of the Bill against Conventicles;

The House divided:

The Noes went out.


Mr. Nich. Morice, for the Yeas, 101.
Mr. King,
Sir Jeffery Shackerley, for the Noes, 118.
Sir Richard Wiseman,

And so it passed in the Negative.

Suppressing Conventicles.

The ingrossed Bill to prevent and suppress seditious Conventicles, was read.

The Question being put, That this Bill do pass;

The House divided:

The Yeas went forth.


Sir Jo. Barnaby, for the Yeas, 138.
Sir Thom. Doleman,
Sir John Fitz James, for the Noes, 78.
Sir Jo. Malet,

And so it was resolved in the Affirmative.

Resolved, That the Title be, An Act to prevent and suppress seditious Conventicles: And that Sir Jo. Brampston do carry up this Bill to the Lords.

Duty on Brandy.

Resolved, That the Debate concerning Brandy, appointed for this Day, be adjourned till Saturday Morning next.


Ordered, That the Merchants be heard to their Complaints, in their Petition against the Farmers of Excise, on Saturday Morning next: And that the said Farmers do then bring in their Patent to this House, of the Seventeenth Year of his Majesty's Reign.

Union with Scotland.

Resolved, That the Debate of the Matter concerning the Union be adjourned till To-morrow Morning Nine of the Clock; which if not determined by Ten, that then the House proceed to the Business of the Day before appointed.

And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight of the Clock.