Sabbati, 29 die Martii, 1679.
Entries in Journal.
ORDERED, That the Orders and Proceedings of
this House, after they are read every Morning, be
entered into the Journal the same Day.
Ordered, That a Committee be appointed to inspect
the Journal every Morning, and see that true Entries
And it is referred to Mr. Papillon, Sir John Knight,
Sir Francis Drake, Mr. Mildmay, Sir John Cloberry, Mr.
Duboys, Sir Ralph Ashton, Mr. Rushworth, Sir Robert
Eden, Mr. Boscawen, Mr. Tempest, Sir Robert Markham,
Sir Patience Ward; or any Two of them.
The House being informed, that Sir Halswell Tynt
Baronet is returned to serve in this present Parliament
for the Borough of Bridgewater in the County of Somerset, by Two Indentures; and that he ought to sit;
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of
Elections and Privileges, to examine the Matter of the
said Return, the First Business; and report the same,
with their Opinions therein, to the House.
Attainder of Earl of Danby.
Sir Robert Peyton reports from the Committee to whom
the Bill to summon Thomas Earl of Danby to render
himself to Justice by a certain Day; or, in Default
thereof, to be attainted; was committed, That the Committee had met; and had gone through the Bill; and had
made some Amendments: Which he read in his Place;
and afterwards delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table:
Where the same were twice read; and, with some
Amendments made at the Table, upon the Question,
severally agreed to.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill, with the Amendments
agreed to, be ingrossed.
Disbanding the Army.
Resolved, &c. That this House will, on Tuesday next,
at Ten of the Clock, take into Consideration the Disbanding of the Forces that have been raised or brought
over from beyond the Seas, since the Twenty-ninth of
September 1677, and yet remain undisbanded: And that
the Paymaster of the Army, and the Commissary of the
Musters do then bring in an Account of the respective
Regiments, Troops, and Companies, or Parts of Regiments, Troops, and Companies, that have been raised,
or brought over from beyond the Seas, since the said
Twenty-ninth of September 1677; and that yet remain
undisbanded; and what is due to them.
Information against a Member.
Mr. Everard being called in; and having given his
Evidence touching the Information against Sir John
Robinson, a Member of this House;
And the House being informed, that there were several Papers of Examinations taken from Mr. Everard,
and now in the Hands of Mr. Secretary Coventry;
And Mr. Secretary Coventry being indisposed, and not
able to attend the Service of the House;
Resolved, &c. That the further Consideration of the
Matter of the Information against Sir John Robinson,
a Member of this House, be adjourned till this Day
A Petition of Sir Thomas Willis Baronet, and Roger
Pepys Esquire; complaining of undue Practices in the
Election of Burgesses to serve in this present Parliament
for the Town of Cambridge; was read.
Resolved, &c. That the said Petition be referred to
the Consideration of the Committee of Elections and
Privileges; to examine the Matter of the said Petition;
and report the same, with their Opinions therein, to
Committee of Privileges.
Ordered, That the Committee of Elections and Privileges do sit on Monday next; and have Liberty to receive
Petitions relating to Elections on that Day only.
And then the House adjourned till Tuesday
Morning, Eight of the Clock.