Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
This free content was digitised by double rekeying. All rights reserved.
Mercurii, 17 die Novembris, 1675.
Chitterne All Saints, &c. Parish.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Mr. Eyres, Mr. Culliford, Sir Walter St. John, Sir Lanc. Lake, Mr. Crowch, Lord Ashley, Sir Hen. Ford, Sir Edward Masters, Mr. Streete, Sir Tho. Estcourt, Sir John Talbot, Sir Edm. Jenning, Mr. Swanton, Mr. Hobby, Mr. Lewis, Sir John Berkenhead, Sir John Moreton, Mr. Prideaux, Sir John Knight, Sir Cha. Harbord, Sir Tho. Allen, Sir Tho. Mompesson, Sir John Hanmer, Sir Wm. Wentworth, Mr Harbord, Sir Anth. Irby, Mr. Devoreux, Sir John Pettus, and all that serve for the County of Wilts, and all the Gentlemen of the Long Robe: 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.
Westminster Court of Conscience.
|Tellers,||Mr. Morris,||for the Yeas,||106.|
|Tellers,||Sir John Covert,||for the Noes,||70.|
Fees of Courts of Justice.
Bills sent from Lords.
Mr. Speaker, We are commanded, from the Lords, to acquaint you, That the Lords have passed a Bill, intituled, An Act for rectifying a Mistake in a general Settlement of the Lord Maynard's Estate, upon the Marriage of his Son: And have agreed to the 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; without any Alteration.
Mr. Williams reports from the Committee, to whom the Bill for enabling the Rebuilding the Town of Northampton, and for erecting a Judicature for Determination of Differences which may arise by reason of the late Fire there, was referred, several Amendments agreed by the said Committee to be made to the Bill, and Two Provisoes to be added to it: Which he read in his Place; and afterwards, delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same were twice read; and, upon the Question, severally agreed to.
Regulating Printing Presses, &c.
Ordered, That the Bill for reviving and making perpetual the Act for preventing of frequent Abuses in printing seditious, treasonable, and unlicensed Books and Pamphlets, and for regulating of Printing and Printing Presses, be read a Second time on Friday next, after ten of the Clock.
Forces in French Service.
Mr. Powle reports from the Committee to whom the Bill for Recalling such of his Majesty's Subjects as are Soldiers in the Service of the French King, was referred, several Amendments agreed by the said Committee to be made to the Bill: Which he read in his Place; and afterwards delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same were again twice read; and, upon the Question, severally agreed to.
Privilege- Lords Jurisdiction; Sherley v. Fagg.
The House then proceeded in the Debate of the Matter relating to the Appeal, brought in the House of Lords by Thomas Sherley Esquire, against Sir John Fagg, a Member of this House, according to the Order made Yesterday.
|Tellers,||Colonel Byrch,||for the Noes,||158.|
|Sir Hen. Capell,|
|Tellers,||Sir Edward Harlow,||for the Yeas,||102.|
|Sir Fran. Roll,|
|Tellers,||Mr. Bennett,||for the Yeas,||118.|
|Tellers,||Sir John Cotton,||for the Noes,||108.|
|Sir Fran. Russell,|