House of Commons Journal Volume 9
6 March 1673

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 6 March 1673', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 9: 1667-1687 (1802), pp. 263-264. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=27364 Date accessed: 30 August 2014.


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Jovis, 6 die Martii, 1672.

Prayers.

Naturalization Bill.

ORDERED, That the Committee for the Bill of Naturalization be revived; and do sit this Afternoon, in the Place formerly appointed.

Repairing Highways.

Ordered, That the Committee for Highways be revived; and that Mr. Cheney be added to the Committee; and that the Committee do sit this Afternoon.

Bankes', &c. Agreement

Mr. Whitaker reports from the Committee, to which the Bill on the Behalf of Sir Ralph Bankes was committed, that the Committee had carefully perused the Bill; and found no Cause of any Amendment; and had returned the Bill unaltered.

Berkley's Estate.

A Bill, sent from the Lords, intituled, An Act for transferring the Interest of a Term of Years, in certain Manors and Lands late of Sir Robert Berkley Knight, deceased, and Payment of Portions appointed to his Grandchildren, was read a First time.

Ordered, That this Bill be read a Second time.

Woolrich's Award.

A Bill, sent from the Lords, for Confirmation of an Award made by Sir Orlando Bridgman Knight and Baronet, late Lord Keeper of the Great Seal of England, for the Ending of all Differences in the Family of Sir Thomas Woolrich Knight and Baronet, deceased; and to enable John Woolrich Esquire, and his Heirs, to execute the Powers of the said Award mentioned; was read the Third time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act for Confirmation of an Award, made by Sir Orlando Bridgman Knight and Baronet, late Lord Keeper of the Great Seal of England, for the Ending of all Differences in the Family of Sir Thomas Woolrich Knight and Baronet, deceased; and to enable John Woolrich Esquire, and his Heirs, to execute the Powers of the said Award mentioned.

Collection of Tythes.

Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill for the more easy collecting of Vicars small Tythes.

Protestant Dissenters.

A Bill for Ease to Protestant Dissenters, in Matters of Religion, from the Church of England, was read the First time.

Resolved, &c. That this Bill be read a Second time To-morrow Morning.

Committee to peruse Journals.

Ordered, That a Committee be appointed to peruse the Journal of this House; and, if they find any Error or Mistake in the Votes, Orders, and other Entries, to see them rectified.

And it is referred to Lord Cornbury, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir Trevor Williams, Sir Thomas Lee, Sir John Birkenhead, Mr. Dowdswell, Mr. Garraway, Mr. Vaughan, Mr. Milward, Mr. Cheney, Sir Jonathan Trelawny, Mr. Powle, Mr. Swinfen, Sir Thomas Clergis, Sir Charl. Harbord, Sir Thomas Allen; or any Three of them: And the Clerk of the House is to put them in mind every Morning of perusing the Journal, as is directed.

Preventing Growth of Popery.

A Bill to prevent the Growth of Popery was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Mr. Attorney General, Mr. Secretary Coventry, Sir Robert Carr, Mr. Solicitor General, Lord Cornbury, Mr. Powle, Sir Robert Howard, Sir Thomas Meeres, Lord Castleton, Sir Wm. Coventry, Mr. Milward, Colonel Strangwaies, Sir Will. Lowther, Sir John Strode, Sir Lancelot Lake, Sir Charles Harbord, Sir John Talbot, Mr. Hobby, Sir John Birkenhead, Sir John Holland, Sir Philip Musgrave, Sir John Heath, Lord Ancram, Mr. Chalmondley, Sir John Cotton, Sir John Mallett, Mr. Swinfen, Mr. Hopkins, Colonel Sands, Mr. Garraway, Mr. Onslow, Mr. Chetwyn, Sir John Covert, Sir John Moreton, Mr. Maynard, Sir Anthony Cope, Mr. Bennet, Sir Thomas Allen, Col. Birch, Lord Ashley, Mr. Buscowen, Sir Solomon Swale, Sir John Hanmer, Mr. Culliford, Mr. Vaughan, Sir Leoline Jenkins, Sir John Duncombe, Sir Thomas Clergis, Lord Aungier: And all that come shall have Voices: And they are to meet this Afternoon, at Two of the Clock, in the Exchequer Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Conference thereon.

A Message from the Lords, by Sir Wm. Child, and Sir Timothy Baldwin;

Mr. Speaker, The Lords desire a present Conference with this House, in the Painted Chamber, upon the Matter of the Address sent from this House the Fourth of this Month, to prevent the Growth of Popery.

The House agreeing to a present Conference; and the Messengers being called in, and acquainted therewith;

Ordered, That Mr. Powle, Mr. Garraway, Colonel Birch, Mr. Attorney General, Colonel Strangwayes, Sir John Coventry, Lord Cornbury, Mr. Vaughan, Sir William Coventry, Sir Trevor Williams, Mr. Solicitor General, Mr. Swinfen, Mr. Crouch, be appointed to manage the Conference.

The House returning from the Conference; Mr. Attorney General reports, That the Members appointed by this House had attended the Conference with the Lords: Which was managed by the Lord Chancellor: Where he delivered the Paper of Address to be presented to his Majesty for preventing the Growth of Popery; and acquainted them, that their Lordships had agreed to the said Address, with some Amendments and Alterations: Which Mr. Attorney General read in his Place; and after delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table.

The Question being put, To agree with their Lordships in their First Amendment, page 1st, line the 1st, for adding the Words "Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and;"

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

The Question being put, To agree with their Lordships, line the 7, viz. after "how" instead of "much," read "desirous;" and, after "are," leave out "disheartened;"

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

The Question being put, To agree with the Lords in their Amendment, line 8th; viz. instead of "to see such," read "that no;" and, after "Recusants," before "admitted," insert "be;" and after "Employments of," leave out "great;"

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

The Question being put, To agree with the Lords in their Amendment, line 28th; viz. after "to all," insert "Land;"

It passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, To agree with the Lords in their Amendment, line 31, viz. leave out "or Pension;"

The House was divided.

The Yeas go forth.

Tellers,

Lord Ancram, for the Yeas, 102.
Sir John Hanmer,
Mr. Garraway, for the Noes, 141.
Mr. Powle,

So it passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, To agree with their Lordships to their last Amendment, line 36, viz. after "any," insert "Land;"

It passed in the Negative.

Ordered, That those Members, who managed the Conference with the Lords, or any Three of them, do prepare and draw up Reasons for this House's disagreeing with their Lordships in their Three last Amendments to the Address to be presented to his Majesty for preventing the Growth of Popery, upon the Debates of the House; and report the same To-morrow Morning.