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, 6 die Februarii, 1670.
Defaulter to Call of the House.
Leave of Absence.
Defaulters Call of the House.
Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be committed to Mr. Wright, Sir John Heath, Mr. Rigby, Mr. Wesfaling, Sir John Knight, Sir Edmond Windham, Mr. Jay, Lord Mayor, Sir Hugh Windham, Sir Ralph Hare, Sir Thomas Allen, Lord Fitz Harding, Mr. Maynard, Mr. Turgis, Sir Robert Dillington, Sir Thom. Bludworth, Doctor Burwell, Sir Robert Atkins, Mr. Roberts, Mr. Cory, Mr. Price, Sir John Norton, Sir Adam Browne, Mr. Garaway, Sir Trevor Williams, Sir Edw. Thurland, Sir John Coriton, Sir George Probert, Sir Allen Brodericke, Mr. H. Buscowen, Mr. Walgrave, Col. Sandys, Sir Henry Herbert, Sir John Brampston, Sir Solomon Swale, Sir John Talbot, Mr. Daniel, Mr. Jolliffe, Sir Theophilus Biddolph, Mr. Spry, Sir Thom. Dolman, Sir John Birkenhead, Sir Francis Clerke, Mr. Ford, Mr. Crouch, Mr. Rous, Sir Char. Harbord, Mr. Thurbarne, Mr. Otway, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir Thom. Gower, Sir John Moreton, Sir Winston Churchill, Mr. Buscowen, Mr. Hobby, Mr. Powle, Sir Eliab Harvey, Sir John Pettus, and all the Members that serve for London: And they are to meet on Wednesday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records: And it is recommended to Sir Edward Thurland, to take care of the Bill.
Fees of Clerks of Assize.
Ordered, That the Committee to which the Matter touching the Examination of the Fees of the Clerks of Assize was committed, be revived; and that these Members following be added to the Committee: And they are to meet To-morrow in the Afternoon; Sir John Brampston, Sir John Barnaby, Sir Richard Braham, Sir Robert Holt, Sir John Pettus, Mr. Sacheverel, Mr. Coleman, Sir Geo. Probert, Major Cornwall, Mr. Johnson, Mr. Westphaling, Mr. Whorwood, Mr. Daniel, Mr. Gray, Sir Trevor Williams, Mr. Onslow, Sir Henry Peckham, Sir Francis Goodricke, Sir Rich. Francklin, Mr. Musgrave, Sir Robert Cordell, Sir Francis Clarke, Mr. Otway, Sir John Dawny, Mr. Herbert, Sir Wm. Beecher, Mr. Walden.
Preventing Profanation of Sunday.
Preventing Growth of Popery.
Ordered, That a Committee be appointed, to inquire into the Causes of the Growth of Popery; to prepare and bring in a Bill to prevent it; and also to inquire touching the Number of the Jews, and their Synagogues, and upon what Terms they are permitted to have their Residence here; and report it, with their Opinions, to the House:
And it is referred to Sir Tho. Meeres, Sir Humph. Winch, Mr. Hobby, Colonel Williams, Sir Thomas Allen, Mr. Cheney, Mr. Daniel, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Sir Solomon Swale, Sir Job Charlton, Mr. Milward, Lord Richardson, Sir Will. Coventry, Sir Thom. Gower, Mr. Garaway, Mr. Palmer, Sir John Knight, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir Robert Atkins, Mr. Otway, Mr. Whitaker, Mr. Hungerford, Mr. Morice, Sir Trevor Williams; or any Five of them: And they are to meet, at Two of the Clock this Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Earl of Shrewsbury's Estate.
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent you down a Bill, intituled, An Act to enable the Guardians of Charles Earl of Shrewsbury, and John Talbot Esquire, Infants, to dispose of certain Manors, Lands, and Tenements, for the Benefit of the said Infants: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House:
Lord Norris' &c Estates.
Registry of Deeds, &c.
Lords agree to Conference.
Leave of Absence.
Ordered, That the Matter of Privilege between Mr. Cornwallis and Mr. Digby, appointed to be heard before the Committee of Privileges, To-morrow in the Afternoon, be adjourned till Thursday next, to be then heard, the first Cause.
Ordered, That Mr. Man, who exhibited his Petition against Sir Jos. Ash, as to the Election of a Burgess for the Borough of Downton, have Leave to withdraw his Petition: And therefore, the Witnesses for Sir Joseph Ash may forbear any further Attendance.
Supply Bill; Subsidies.
Employment of the Poor.
Ordered, That these Members following be added to the Committee to which the several Petitions of St. Gyles' in the Fields, St. Paul's Covent Garden, and the Inhabitants of Stepney, were committed; viz. Mr. Ford, Mr. Hearle, Mr. Tanner, Sir William Basset, Mr. Rouse, Mr. Dennis, Mr. Clarke, Mr. Buller, Mr. Wancklen, Mr. Rolle, Sir Will. Fleetwood, Mr. Smith, Mr. Hobby, Mr. Waring.