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, 9 die Novembris, 1675.
JOHN Croger and John Elers, this Day took the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy, in order to their Naturalization.
Ordered, That all Committees, which are discontinued, be revived; and do sit this Afternoon, in the Places formerly appointed.
Privilege- Seizing Members Goods.
Information being given to this House, of a Breach of Privilege committed by Roger Norton, Samuell Mearne, JohnWright, NevillSimons, and RowlandTaylor, in entering into the House, and seizing and taking away certain Goods, belonging to Colonel Robert Phillips, a Member of this House, while he was attending the Service of this House;
Resolved, &c. That Roger Norton, Samuell Mearne, John Wright, Nevill Simons, and Rowland Taylor, be sent for in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, or his Deputy, to answer their Breach of Privilege, in entering into the House, and seizing and carrying away the Goods of Colonel Robert Phillips, a Member of this House, whilst he was attending the Service of the House.
A Bill for enabling the Rebuilding the Town of Northampton, and erecting a Judicature, for Determination of Differences which may arise touching the same, was read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be committed, upon the Debates of the House, to Sir Henry Caple, Mr. John Holman, Sir Richard Ford, Sir John Cotton, Mr. Williams, Sir John Knight, Sir John Covert, Sir Cha. Harbord, Sir Tho. Littleton, Sir Tho. Lee, Mr. Crowch, Sir John Mallett, Mr. Attorney Mountague, Mr. Jones, Serjeant Pedley, Mr. Love, Mr. Roberts, Sir Tho. Woodcock, Sir Edm. Jenings, Mr. Culliford, Mr. Chetwyn, Mr. Clarke, Sir Hen. Ford, Sir Wm. Wentworth, Sir Trevor Williams, Sir Tho. Allen, Sir Adam Browne, Mr. Morrice, Sir John Holland, Sir Antho. Irby, Serjeant Maynard, Sir Jos. Tradenham, Mr. Mallett, Sir Sam. Barnadiston, Mr. Wright, Sir Nic. Pelham, Sir John Newton, Sir Lanc. Lake, Sir John Coriton, Sir Fran. Russell, Sir John Elwes, Mr. How, Mr. Boscowen, Colonel Norton, Lord Cavendish, Major Cornwall, Lord Fitz Williams, Sir Lanc. Lake, Sir Hugh Bethell, Mr. Jones, Mr. Henley, Lord Scudamore, Colonel Phillips, Sir Nic. Steward, Lord Angier, Dr. Arris, Sir John Robinson, Lord Digby, and all that serve for the several Counties of Warwick, Leicester, Bedford, Hertford, Bucks, Oxford, and Huntington: And they are all to meet this Afternoon, at Two of the Clock, in the Exchequer Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Earl of Warwick's Estate.
An ingrossed Bill for the better enabling Mary Countess Dowager of Warwick to perform the last Will and Testament of her deceased Husband Charles late Earl of Warwick, was read the Third time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act for the better enabling Mary Countess Dowager of Warwick to perform the last Will and Testament of her deceased Husband Charles late Earl of Warwick.
Ordered, That Mr. Roberts do carry up the said Bill to the Lords for their Concurrence.
Measures of Fuel.
Ordered, That the Bill for regulating Measures of Fuel, brought in by Order, be read To-morrow Morning.
A Bill to prevent the Transportation of Wool, was read the Second time.
East India Company.
A Petition of divers Merchants, Clothiers, Seamen, and others, complaining of the East India Company, was also read.
Resolved, &c. That the said Bill and Petition be committed to Sir Trevor Williams, Sir Anthony Irby, Mr. Crowch, Sir John Coriton, Sir Geo. Downing, Sir Edward Masters, Sir John Elwes, Sir Hen. Ford, Mr. Garraway, Sir Adam Browne, Sir Lanc. Lake, Sir Wm. Doyley, Sir John Knight, Sir Tho. Allen, Sir Cha. Wheeler, Col. Byrch, Sir Richard Ford, Sir Wm. Coventry, Sir Richard Powell, Sir John Meres, Alderman Love, Sir Samuell Barnardiston, Mr. Papillon, Sir Tho. Lee, Sir Joseph Tredenham, Lord Digby, Sir Wm. Blackett, Mr. Spry, Mr. How, Mr. May, Mr. Westphaling, Sir Cha. Harbord, Sir Joseph Ash, Mr. Cheney, Mr. Onslow, Dr. Arris, Sir Courtney Poole, Colonel Strode, Sir Wm. Strode, Sir Tho. Littleton, Mr. Serjeant Rigby, Sir Wm. Hickman, Sir John Hotham, Mr. Powle, Sir Richard Temple, Mr. Boscowen, Mr. Jones, Colonel Sandys, Mr. Walker, Sir Nic. Carew, Mr. Wright, Mr. * Sackvile, Mr. Goure, Mr. Sacheverill, Sir John Barnaby, Sir Robert Thomas, Sir John Bramston, Sir John Ernely, Mr. Culliford, Mr. Hobby, Sir Robert Cordell, Sir John Pettus, Sir Edward Deering, Sir Fran. Drake, Mr. Culliford, Sir John Bennett, Sir Eliab Harvey, Mr. Palmes, Mr. Swinfen, Mr. Hopkins, Sir Hen. Thompson, Mr. Vane, Sir John Coventrey, Sir Baynam Throgmorton, Mr. Streete, Mr. Morgan, Sir Geo. Probert, Mr. Clarke, Mr. Thompson, Mr. Marvill, Sir Tho. Chichley, Sir John Burlace, Mr. Samuell Foote, Mr. Gwynn, Sir Edward Mansell: And all that come are to have Voices: And they are to meet To-morrow in the Afternoon, at Two of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Resolved, &c. That this House will, on Saturday Morning next, at Ten of the Clock, resolve into a Committee of the whole House, to take into their Consideration the State and Condition of the Woollen Manufacture; and how to improve it.
State of the Nation.
Resolved, &c. That this House will, To-morrow Morning, at Ten of the Clock, resolve into a Committee of the whole House; to consider the State and Condition of the Kingdom.
Resolved, &c. That this House will, on Thursday next, at Ten of the Clock, resolve into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed in the further Consideration of the Matter touching the Supply for building more Ships.
Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill for the Encouragement of the Linen Manufacture; And that Sir William Coventrey, and Colonel Byrch, do bring in the Bill.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight a Clock.