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, 9 die Aprilis , 1677.
SIR John Malet reports from the Committee to whom the Bill, sent from the Lords, intituled, An Explanatory and Supplemental Act, for the better enabling Sir Francis Compton to make Sale and dispose of the Manor of Hamerton, or any Part thereof, in the County of Huntington, That the Committee had carefully perused the Bill, and heard all Parties; and returned the Bill without any Amendment.
And the Bill was read the Third time.
Resolved, That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be agreed to.
Mr. Eyres reports from the Committee to whom the Bill, sent from the Lords, intituled, An Act to enable Sir Edward Hungerford Knight of the Bath to make Leases for Years of Hungerford House in the Strand, in the Parish of St. Martin's in the Fields in the County of Middlesex; and of certain Houses and Tenements thereunto adjoining.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be agreed to.
Sir Charles Harbord reports from the Committee to whom the Bill for repairing Yarmouth Pier, was committed, some Amendments agreed by the Committee: Which he read in his Place; and afterwards, delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same were again read; and, upon the Question, agreed to.
Resolved, That the Bill, with the Amendments agreed to, be ingrossed.
Recovery of Tythes.
Sir John Talbot reports from the Committee, to whom the Bill for the better Recovery of small Tythes, was committed, some Amendments agreed by the Committee: Which he read in his Place; and afterwards, delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same were again read; and, upon the Question, agreed.
Resolved, That the Bill, with the Amendments, be ingrossed.
Children of English Subjects Nat.
Sir Tho. Meres reports from the Conference had with the Lords, upon the Proviso sent up to the Bill which came from the Lords, for naturalizing such Children of his Majesty's Subjects, as were born beyond the Sea during the time of the late Troubles, the Lords Reasons for dissenting from the Proviso of this House.
The Question being put, To agree with the Lords in rejecting the Proviso;
The House divided.
The Yeas go forth.
And so it was resolved in the Affirmative.
Ordered, That a Message be sent to the Lords, to acquaint them, That this House have agreed with them in rejecting the Proviso: And Sir Gilbert Gerrard is to go up to the Lords with the Message.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Miles Cooke and Sir John Francklyn;
Bills sent from Lords.
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent you down a Bill, intituled, An Act for Impowering and Licensing of Protestant Strangers and Foreigners to exercise their Trades, in the Places mentioned in this Act: And have commanded us to acquaint you, That they have agreed to the Bill for settling of a Maintenance on the Vicar of Alhallowes in Northampton, without any Amendment.
Duke of Norfolke.
Ordered, That the Report of the Address, concerning the Duke of Norfolke, be heard To-morrow Morning.
Supply Bill; building Ships.
An ingrossed Bill for his Majesty's Supply for Building Ships, was read the Third time.
And some Amendments being made at the Table;
Resolved, That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act for raising the Sum of Five hundred Eightyfour thousand Nine hundred Seventy-eight Pounds Two Shillings Two-pence Halfpeny, for the speedy Building Thirty Ships of War: And that Sir John Trevor do carry up the Bill to the Lords, for their Concurrence.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight of the Clock.