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House of Commons Journal Volume 9
17 November 1680


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Mercurii, 17 die Novembris, 1680.



THE House, according to the Order of Monday last, taking into Consideration his Majesty's Message relating to Tangier;

Address on State of the Kingdom.

Resolved, Nemine contradicente, That a Committee be appointed to draw up an Address, to be presented to his Majesty upon the Debate of the House, humbly representing to his Majesty the dangerous State and Condition of the Kingdom, in Answer to his Majesty's said Message.

And it is referred to Mr. Hamden, Sir William Jones, Colonel Titus, Mr. Vernon, Lord Russell, Mr. Love, Sir Fra. Winnington, Mr. Foley, Sir William Poultney, Mr. Dubois, Mr. Sacheverell, Mr. Boscawen, Sir William Bastard, Sir Nicolas Cary, Colonel Birch, Sir Thomas Player, Mr. Bennet, Sir Henry Capell, Sir Thomas Lee, Sir William Temple, Sir Edward Deering, Sir George Hungerford, Mr. Leveson Gower, Sir Henry Ford, Sir Francis Russell, Sir John Hotham, Sir Gilbert Gerald, Mr. Powle, Mr. Treby, Mr. Harbord, Mr. Garway, Colonel Titus; or any Three of them: And they are to meet at Three of the Clock this Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber, to prepare and draw up the same.

Ordered, That Mr. Treby do make his Report, in Writing, on Saturday Morning next.

Address for removing Earl Halifax.

A Debate arising in the House, That an Address be made to his Majesty, humbly to desire his Majesty to remove George Earl of Hallifax from his Majesty's Presence and Councils for ever;

The Question being put, That the Debate be adourned;

The House divided.

The Yeas go forth.

Tellers, Sir Thomas Thynn, for the Yeas, 95.
Sir William Hickman,
Tellers, Mr. Montague, for the Noes, 219.
Mr. Thynn,

And so it passed in the Negative.

Resolved, That an Address be made to his Majesty, humbly to desire his Majesty to remove George Earl of Hallifax from his Majesty's Presence and Councils for ever.

And it is referred to Mr. Montague, Sir Fra. Winnington, Sir William Jones, Mr. Foley, Mr. Thynn, Sir Edward Deering, Sir John Hotham, Mr. Buscawen, Mr. Hamden, Mr. Treby, Colonel Titus, Sir George Hungerford, Mr. Trenchard, Sir Trevor Williams, Lord Brandon, Mr. Vernon, Mr. Harbord, Sir Rowland Guynn, Sir John Moreton, Sir Henry Capell, or any Five of them, to prepare and draw up the same: And they are to meet To-morrow at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber.

Ordered, That Mr. Dugdale do attend this House To-morrow Morning at Ten of the Clock.


Ordered, That all Committees be adjourned.

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