Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Veneris, 13 die Decembris, 1678.
Absensees without Leave.
ORDERED, That Mr. Pit, Sir John Strode, Col. Tytus, and Mr. Faunt, having departed the Service of the House without Leave, be sent for in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House: And that they shall not be admitted to take their Places until they have paid the Serjeant his Fees and Charges.
Leave of Absence.
Mr. Speaker reports, That he had examined the Matter touching the Breach of Privilege against Sir Philip Mounckton, a Member of this House, in arresting and detaining Timothy Remington his menial Servant: That the Under Sheriff did acknowledge, that the said Timothy Remington was arrested, and is still in Custody; but that he did not know him to be the Servant of Sir Philip Mounckton, at the time of the Arrest: And that Sir Philp Mounckton did own the said Timothy Remington to be his menial Servant; and that he was employed in the Selling of his Corn and other Things, in the nature of a Bailiff or Steward; and desired the Privilege of the House.
Supply Bill; disbanding the Army.
The House then resolved itself into a Committee of the whole House, further to proceed upon the Bill for granting a Supply to his Majesty, for paying off and disbanding the Forces, that have been raised, or brought over from beyond the Seas, since the Twenty-ninth of September 1677.
Trades of Popish Recusants.
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent you down a Bill, intituled, An Act disabling Popish Recusants to use or exercise certain Professions and Trades; and compelling them to remove from the Cities of London and Westminster: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.