House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 25 November 1670

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Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.

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Veneris, 25 Novembris, 1670.


Importing Scotch Corn.

ORDERED, That the Committee to which the Bill to prohibit the bringing in of Scotch Corn on Horseback was committed, be revived; and do sit this Afternoon: And Sir John Newton and Mr. Crouch be added to the Committee.

Adulteration of Wines.

Ordered, That the Committee to which the Bill to prevent the Adulteration of Wines was committed, be revived; and do sit this Afternoon.


A Petition of the Trade of Felt-making was read.

Resolved, &c. That the Petition be committed to the Committee of the whole House for the King's Supply, to take the same into Consideration, for setting a Rate on French Hats, notwithstanding the Prohibition of bringing them in.

Arrests of Judgment, &c.

A Bill to continue a former Act to prevent Arrests of Judgment, was read a Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Mr. Dowdswell, Sir Solom. Swale, Sir Anthony Irby, Sir John Brampston, Sir Will. Lowther, Mr. Rigby, Serjeant Maynard, Mr. Price, Colonel Reames, Lord Fanshaw, Mr. Crouch, Mr. Morrice, Sir John Knight, Sir Robert Carr, Sir John Lowther, and all the Gentlemen of the Long Robe; or any Three of them: And to meet this Afternoon at Two of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Manufacture for preserving Shipping.

Sir Thom. Higgons reports from the Committee to which the Bill for the Preservation of Shipping, was committed, some Amendments agreed by the Committee: Which he read, with the Coherence, in his Place; and after delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Which being twice read; and some Alterations and Additions being, upon the Question, agreed, and made thereto at the Table;

But some Debate afterwards arising;

And a Proviso being tendered to be made Part of the Bill;

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be recommitted to the former Committee: And that the Committee be revived; and do sit To-morrow in the Afternoon, at Two of the Clock, in the Place formerly appointed.


Resolved, &c. That the Business of his Majesty's Supply be constantly taken up, and proceeded in, at Ten of the Clock every Morning, setting aside all other Business whatsoever.

Servants Wages.

Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill for regulating the Wages of Servants.

Dartmouth Writ.

Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do certify the Lord Keeper of the Great Seal of England, of the Death of Sir Walter Young, who lately served as a Member of this House for the Borough of Dartmouth in the County of Devon; desiring him, that a Writ may issue forth, under the Great Seal, for a new Election of a Member to serve in this present Parliament, in his Place and Stead.

London Ministers.

Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill for the better Maintenance of the Ministers of London.


The House then resolved into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed in the further Consideration of his Majesty's Supply.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.

Mr. Seymour took the Chair of the Committee.

Mr. Speaker resumes the Chair.

Mr. Seymour reports from the Committee, that the Committee, in the Consideration of his Majesty's Supply, had passed several Resolutions in order thereunto; and humbly moved, from the said Committee, that the House would receive the Report of the same To-morrow Morning.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth agree with the Committee, that the Report of their Proceedings be made To-morrow Morning.

Dawes' Petition.

Ordered, That Mr. Delmahoy and Mr. Wiseman be added to the Committee, to whom the Petition of Sir John Dawes Baronet was committed.

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