Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Sabbati, 16 die Martii, 1677.
St. Martin's in the Fields Church.
St. Asaph's Cathedral.
An ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, intituled, An Act for appropriating the Rectories of Llanrhayder in Mochnant, in the Counties of Denbigh and Mountgomery, of Skieviog in the County of Flint, for Repairs of the Cathedral Church of St. Asaph; and for the better Maintenance of the Choir there; and also for the uniting several Rectories sine cura, and the Vicarages of the same Parishes, within the Diocese of St. Asaph aforesaid; was read the First time.
Burying in Woolen.
A Petition of Sir Wm. Ellis, Baronet, complaining of an undue Return of Sir Robert Markham Baronet, to serve in this present Parliament for the Borough of Grantham in the County of Lincolne, in Injury of the Petitioner, who was duly elected, by the Majority of the Electors, a Burgess to serve for the said Borough, and ought to have been returned.
Quakers, Dissenters, and Popish Recusants.
The House being informed, that several Quakers, and other Persons, that are Dissenters from the Church of England, are returned into the Exchequer, as Popish Recusants convict; and Process issued out of the said Court against them, as Popish Recusants; and the Twothirds of their Estates levied in Pursuance thereof;
Resolved, &c. That it be referred to a Committee, to inquire, Whether the Persons called Quakers, or any dissenting Protestants, have been convicted, as Popish Recusants, and the Two thirds of their Estates levied; and whether that, on the Persons that are Popish Recusants, and have been convicted, the Penalties have not been levied: And that the Committee do consider, to make a Distinction of Popish Recusants from other Dissenters from the Church of England.
And it is referred to Col. Birck, Sir Ph. Warwick, Sir John Hotham, Sir Edw. Harlo, Sir Ch. Wheeler, Sir John Rolles, Lord Cavendish, Sir Sam. Bernardiston, Mr. Love, Mr. Browne, Sir Tho. Lee, Mr. Waller, Mr. Hopkins, Sir John Birkenhead, Lord Russell, Sir Rob. Berkley, Sir Tho. Littleton, Sir Jos. Tredenham, Mr. Mallet, Sir Nich. Carew, Sir Rob. Carr, Lord Ancram, Mr. Vaughan, Mr. Palmes, Mr. Ash, Sir John Ernley, Sir Eliab Harvey, Mr. Savile, Mr. Crouch, Mr. Papillon, Sir John Mallett, Sir Tho. Doleman Sir John Knight, Col. Titus, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir Fr. Rolles, Sir John Coriton, Mr. Hamden, Sir Winston Churchill, Sir John Trevor, Sir Court. Poole, Mr. Newport, Sir Rich. Wiseman, Lord O Brien, Sir Hum. Winch, Mr. Morris, Mr. Henly, Mr. Powle, Sir Gilb. Gerrard, Sir Edm. Jenings, Mr. Stockdale, Mr. Swinfen, Mr. Treby, Sir Tho. Meeres, Mr. Buller: And they are to meet on Monday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And have Power to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.