Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Mercurii, 5 die Junii, 1678.
Scoppens', &c. Nat.
Thompson's, &c. Estate.
And it is referred to Mr. Wright, Mr. Hen. Berty, Sir John Holman, Sir Edw. Deering, Sir Trevor Williams, Sir Tho. Higgins, Sir John Trevor, Sir Fr. Clerke, Sir Wm. Drake, Mr. Weld, Mr. Osborne, Mr. Papillon, Mr. Crouch, Sir Rob. Southwell, Major Linfield, Sir John Lowther, Sir James Smith, Sir Gilbert Talbot, Lord Morpeth, Sir John Barnaby, Sir Edw. Hungerford, Sir Tho. Stringer, Sir John Elwes, Mr. Clerk, Sir Ad. Browne, Sir Wm. Blacket, Sir Fr. Anderson, Sir Robert Carr, Mr. Finch, Sir Hen. Ford, Sir Tho. Doleman, Mr. Bennet, Sir Rich. Ford, Sir Rich. Everard, Colonel Birch, Mr. Ch. Berty, Colonel Phillips, Sir Wm. Terringham, Lord Allington, Mr. Pepis, Major Broxholme, Sir Jos. Tredenham, Mr. Gwyn, Mr. Neale, Sir Rich. Graham, Colonel Kirby, Sir John Otway, Sir Gervas Elwes, Mr. Westfaling, Mr. Oakely, Mr. Wareing, Mr. Thynn, Sir Edm. Windham, Mr. Phillips, Sir Robert Cann, Sir John Holmes, Lord Latimer, Mr. Jones, Sir Court. Poole, Sir John Pettus, Mr. Cookes, Sir Tho. Clerges, Sir Robert Holmes, Sir Hum. Foster, Mr. Love, Sir John Coriton, Sir Wm. Lowther, Lord Dumblaine, Mr. Reeves, Sir Tho. Littleton, and all that serve for the Counties of Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Glocester, Wilts, Worcester, Suffolke, and Yorke: And all that come are to have Voices: And they are to meet To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And they are to inspect the Charter of the Merchant Adventurers of England; and consider, if there be therein any Inconveniencies in relation to Trade; and, if there be, to provide Remedies to prevent the same; and report them to the House.
A Petition of Sir Edward Moore Baronet, complaining of an undue Return of Sir Ralph Ashton Baronet, and Richard Atherton Esquire, to serve as Burgesses for the Borough of Liverpoole in the County of Lancaster, in Injury of the Petitioner, who was duly elected, and ought to have been returned, was read.
Privilege- a Member convicted of being a Papist.
Ordered, That the Officer of the Exchequer do attend with the Record transmitted into the Exchequer, of the Conviction of Sir Solomon Swale's being a Popish Recusant: And that Sir Solo. Swale do then also attend the Service of the House.
St. Martin's in the Fields Church.
Sir John Trevor reports from the said Committee, That they had taken the Matter into Consideration; and had agreed upon a Vote: Which he read in his Place; and afterwards delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: