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, 10 die Novembris, 1680.
Leave for Mr. Speaker to attend Common Pleas.
Sending Papists from London, &c.
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have commanded us to acquaint you, That they have passed an Act for freeing the City of London, and his Majesty's Court, and Parts adjacent, from Popish Inhabitants; and providing against other Dangers which may arise from Papists: To which their Lordships desire the Concurrence of this House.
Address on King's Message.
And it is referred to Sir William Jones, Mr. Hamden, Colonel Birch, Mr. Boscawen, Serjeant Rigby, Mr. Treby, Mr. Trenchard, Sir John Otway, Lord Russell, Mr. Montague, Sir Francis Winnington, Colonel Titus, Mr. Sacheverell, Sir Henry Capell, Mr. Harbord, Mr. Vernon, Mr. Powle, Sir Robert Markham, Sir Robert Howard, Serjeant Maynard, or any Three of them, to prepare and draw up the same: And they are to meet at Three of the Clock this Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber.
Lord Stafford's Impeachment.
Ordered, That Sir William Jones be added to the Committee appointed to inspect the Journals of the Two last Parliaments, relating to the Popish Plot, and the Impeachments of the Lords in the Tower: And the said Committee is to sit de die in diem.
Answer to Address.
Mr. Secretary Jenkins acquaints the House, That, according to the Order of the House Yesterday made, his Majesty had been attended in Council with the Address of this House: And that his Majesty was pleased to return this Answer; That as to the Pardon of Mr. Dangerfeild, it should be not only for all Treasons, Misprisions of Treason, but also for all Felonies, Outlawries, and Misdemeanors whatsoever: And that he would grant the like Pardon to Mr. Turbeville; and will consider of an Allowance for his Maintenance.