House of Commons Journal Volume 9
11 December 1678

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 11 December 1678', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 9: 1667-1687 (1802), pp. 556. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=27713 Date accessed: 26 November 2014.


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Mercurii, 11 die Decembris, 1678.

Prayers.

Supply Bill; Disbanding the Army.

A BILL for granting a Supply to his Majesty, for disbanding the Forces, was read the First time.

Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time, Tomorrow Morning at Nine of the Clock.

Leave of Absence.

Sir Robert Holmes acquaints the House, That the King has commanded him immediately to repair to his Government: And, therefore, desired Leave of the House.

Ordered, That Sir Robert Holmes have Leave to go to his Government, according to his Majesty's Command.

Call of the House.

Resolved, That the House be called over on Wednesday next; and that such Members as do not then appear, shall be sent for in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms: And that such Members shall not take their Places, until they have paid the Serjeant his Fees and Charges.

Absentees without Leave.

Ordered, That Mr. Thomas Wharton, having departed the Service of the House without Leave, be sent for in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms.

Ordered, That Sir William Coventry, having departed the Service of the House without Leave, be sent for in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms.

Ordered, That Mr. Booth, having departed the Service of the House without Leave, be sent for in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms.

Ordered, That Sir John Rolles, having departed the Service of the House without Leave, be sent for in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms.

Ordered, That Sir Adam Browne, having departed the Service of the House without Leave, be sent for in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms.

Ordered, That Serjeant Rigby, having departed the Service of the House without Leave, be sent for in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms.

Ordered, That Sir Henry Goreing, having departed the Service of the House without Leave, be sent for in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms.

Ordered, That Sir Wm. Thomas, having departed the Service of the House without Leave, be sent for in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms.

Ordered, That Sir John Stapley, having departed the Service of the House without Leave, be sent for in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms.

Ordered, That Mr. Onslow, having departed the Service of the House without Leave, be sent for in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms.

Ordered, That Sir Wm. Moore, having departed the Service of the House without Leave, be sent for in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms.

Ordered, That Mr. Mallock, having departed the Service of the House without Leave, be sent for in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms.

Ordered, That Sir Richard Everard, having departed the Service of the House without Leave, be sent for in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms.

Ordered, That Sir Eliab Harvy, having departed the Service of the House without Leave, be sent for in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms.

Ordered, That the Members now sent for in Custody, notwithstanding they shall escape the Arrest, shall not be admitted to take their Places in the House, until they have paid the Serjeant his Fees and Charges.

Adjournment.

Resolved, That the House will adjourn for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day only.

Committee for Journal.

Resolved, That a Committee be appointed to inspect and peruse the Journals of this House; and see that due Entries be made; and make a Report of the Mistakes and Errors therein every Monday Morning.

And it is referred to Sir Robert Kemp, Sir Fr. Drake, Mr. Spry, Sir John Birkenhead, Mr. Sachaverell, Mr. Papillon, Sir Trevor Williams, Sir Tho. Clerges, Sir John Pettus, Sir Tho. Meres; or any Three of them.

Ordered, That the Orders of the House be drawn up every Day, and read the next Morning, before they be entered in the Journal.

And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight of the Clock.