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, 10 die Junii, 1678.
AN ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, intituled, An Act to supply an Omission in the Settlement of the Estate of Sir Trevor Williams Baronet, made upon the Marriage of his eldest Son; and to enable his eldest Son to make a Jointure to a Second Wife; was read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That this Bill be committed to Mr. Crouch, Sir Geo. Downing, Mr. Gray, Sir Hen. Ford, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir Edm. Windham, Mr. Pepis, Mr. Westfaling, Sir Rob. Berkeley, Sir Wm. Killegrew, Mr. Wright, Sir John Mallet, Sir John Barnably, Mr. Windham, Mr. Neale, Mr. Browne, Sir Wm. Thompson, Sir John Coriton, Mr. Wyn, Sir Geo. Reeves, Sir John Covert, Lord Fitzharding, Sir John Hobart, Sir Rob. Cann, Sir John Cotton, Colonel Price, Sir Court Poole, Sir Rich. Everard, Mr. Clarke, Sir Wm. Drake, Sir Edw. Harley, Mr. Lewis, Mr. Mallet, Mr. Price, Sir Lion. Walden, Major Braxhaline, Mr. Spry, Colonel Robinson, Mr. Eyres, Serjeant Gregory, Sir Fr. Clarke, Mr. Buscawen, Mr. Mansell, Col. Birch, Colonel Tho. Howard, Sir Her. Parrot, Sir John Knight, Sir Tho. Woodcock, and all that serve for Hereford and Wales: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Two of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.
Sir Edward Deering reports from the Committee to whom the Bill for Relief of poor Prisoners for Debt, was committed, several Amendments and Provisoes, agreed by the Committee to be made; and added to the Bill: 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.
Papists not to sit in Parliament.
Privilege- a Member convicted of being a Papist.
The Officers of the Exchequer were called in; and delivered the Extract transmitted into the Exchequer, of the Record of the Conviction of Sir Solomon Swale's being a Popish Recusant; bearing Date the Tenth of Octob. 29° Caroli secundi; with Sir Solomon Swale's Plea; and the Proceedings thereupon.
Ordered, That Sir Solomon Swale do, by Wednesday next come Sevennight, bring a Certificate of his Conformity to the Church of England; or in Default thereof, that Mr. Speaker do issue out his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out a new Writ for the Electing of a Burgess to serve in this present Parliament, for the Borough of Aldborough in the County of Yorke, in the room of the said Sir Solomon Swale.
Sir Tho. Meeres reports from the Committee of Privileges and Elections, the State of the Case upon the Election for the Borough of Grantham in the County of Lincolne: And that the Committee, upon the Consideration thereof, had agreed upon Two Votes: Which he read in his Place; and afterwards, delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same were read; and are as followeth:
|Tellers,||Lord O Brien,||for the Noes,||179.|
|Sir Jo. Talbot,|
|Tellers,||Sir Eliab Harvy,||for the Yeas,||167.|