House of Commons Journal Volume 9
23 October 1675

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 23 October 1675', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 9: 1667-1687 (1802), pp. 362-363. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=27480 Date accessed: 23 July 2014.


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Sabbati, 23 die Octobris, 1675.

Prayers.

Augmenting Vicarages.

A BILL for the Augmentation of small Rectories and Vicarages, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That this Bill be committed, upon the Debates of the House, to Sir Edward Deering, Sir Cha. Wheeler, Mr. Crouch, Sir Trever Williams, Mr. Maynard, Mr. Williams, Sir John Barnaby, Sir John Elwayes, Sir John Knight, Sir Tho. Clergis, Sir John Birkenhead, Sir Hen. Ford, Mr. Robert Wright, Sir John Fagg, Sir John Robinson, Sir Edward Masters, Mr. Tregonwell, Mr. Serjeant Maynard, Sir Robert Carr, Mr. Eyres, Sir John Pettus, Mr. Leveson Gower, Sir John Talbot, Sir John Napper, Sir Fr. Drake, Sir Jo. Mallett, Sir Jo. Coriton, Sir Robert Barnham, Sir Phil. Musgrave, Sir Wm. Wentworth, Sir Lanc. Lake, Sir Cha. Harbord, Mr. Rushley, Sir Tho. Bludworth, Mr. Powle, Mr. King: And all that shall come are to have Voices: And they are to meet on Monday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Inner Court of Wards.

Chitterne All Saints and Chitterne St. Mary.

A Bill for uniting the Two Parishes of Chitterne AllSaints, and Chitterne St. Mary, in the County of Wilts, was read the First time.

Resolved, &c. That this Bill be read a Second time.

Repairing Highways.

Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill for repairing and amending the Highways.

Southwarke, &c. Court of Conscience.

Ordered, That the Bills for erecting a Court of Conscience in Southwarke, and the Out Parishes, be brought in on Monday next; and then read.

Church Repairing, &c.

Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill for Repair of Churches, and the better Recovery of small Tythes.

Coal Trade.

Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill for the Ease of the Coal Trade, and encouraging Navigation to Newcastle; and that such Bill do lie on the Table Two Days before it be read.

A Motion being made, and a Debate arising thereupon for encouraging of Navigation, and increasing of Seamen, for lessening the Duty imposed upon the Exportation of Coal;

Resolved, &c. That a Committee be appointed to take into Consideration the Matter touching the Exportation of Coal, and the Duty imposed upon it; and to report the State of the Matter, with their Opinions therein, to the House:

And it is referred to Mr. Robert Wright, Mr. Serjeant Maynard, Sir Richard Wiseman, Sir Wm. Blackett, Lord Ogle, Sir Robert Howard, Sir Adam Browne, Mr. Rashley, Sir Allen Apsley, Colonel Birch, Mr. Cheney, Mr. Jolliffe, Sir Eliab Harvey, Sir John Lowther, Sir Robert Carr, Sir John Birkenhead, Sir John Holland, Sir John Knight, Sir Wm. Doyley, Sir John Pettus, Sir Trever Williams, Sir John Barnaby, Colonel Sands, Mr. Wright, Sir John Mallett, Sir Roger Bradshawe, Sir Cha. Wheeler, Sir John Duncombe, Sir Tho. Littleton, Sir Tho. Meres, Mr. Powle, Mr. Cholmondly, Sir Robert Barnham, Mr. Williams, Colonel Kirkby, Sir John Hotham, Sir Robert Kempe, Sir John Shawe: And all that shall come are to have Voices: And they are to meet on Wednesday next, in the Exchequer Chamber, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

British Subjects in French Service.

A Debate arising, touching such Subjects of his Majesty's as are, or shall be hereafter, in the Service of the French King, contrary to his Majesty's Proclamation;

Resolved, &c. That all such his Majesty's Subjects, which now are, or shall be hereafter, in the Service of the French King, contrary to his Majesty's late Proclamation, dated the Nineteenth Day of May One thousand Six hundred Seventy-five, intituled, A Proclamation, commanding the immediate Return of all his Majesty's Subjects who have gone into the Service of the French King, as Soldiers, since the late Treaty of Peace with the States General of the United Provinces; and prohibiting all his Majesty's Subjects to enter into the said Service, for the Time to come; shall be taken to be Contemners of his Majesty's Royal Authority, and Opposers of the Interest of their Country.

Resolved, &c. That the Lords Concurrence be desired to this Vote: And that Sir William Coventry do carry it up to the Lords.

Resolved, &c. That a Bill, with Penalties, be brought in, pursuant to this Vote.

Ordered, That it be referred to Mr. Powle, Mr. Vaughan, Mr. Sawyer, Sir Tho. Clergis, Sir Tho. Littleton, Mr. Williams, Sir Tho. Meres, Sir Wm. Coventry, Mr. Secretary Coventry, Sir Trevor Williams, Mr. Sacheverell, Sir Nich. Carew, or any Three of them, to prepare and bring in the said Bill.

Papists not to sit in Parliament.

A Bill to hinder Papists from sitting in either of the Houses of Parliament, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That this Bill be committed to Sir Nich. Carew, Sir Lanc. Lake, Mr. Peirpoint, Mr. Cheney, Sir John Trevor, Sir Cha. Harbord, Mr. Powle, Sir Robert Thomas, Sir Fr. Drake, Sir Trevor Williams, Sir John Coriton, Sir Thom. Meres, Mr. Westfaling, Sir Tho. Clergis, Sir John Barnaby, Sir Cha. Wheeler, Mr. Vaughan, Mr. Whittacre, Sir Hen. Ford, Sir Robert Holt, Colonel Sands, Sir Wm. Coventry, Mr. Russell, Mr. Marvell, Mr. Crouch, Sir Thom. Proby, Sir Herbert Price, Mr. Eyres, Sir Joseph Ash, Mr. Williams, Sir John Hotham, Sir Wm. Thomas, Sir Scroope Howe, Sir Phill. Mouncton, Mr. Finch, Mr. Price, Sir Joseph Ash, Sir John Mallett, Lord Cavendish, Mr. Morrice, Sir Tho. Littleton, Sir Tho. Lee, Mr. Mallett, Sir Anth. Irby, Doctor Arras, Sir Trevor Williams, Mr. Hoby, Mr. Mann, Sir Edward Bainton, Sir Wm. Lewis, Mr. Stockdale, Sir Wm. Coventry, Sir Fr. Russell, Mr. Apreece, Sir John Pettus, Mr. Manard: And all that shall come are to have Voices: And they are to meet on Wednesday next, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Inner Court of Wards: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Growth of Popery.

Ordered, That the Bill to prevent the Growth of Popery be read on Monday Morning next, at Nine of the Clock.

And then the House adjourned till Monday Morning next, Eight of the Clock.