House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 3 January 1671

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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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Martis, 3 die Januarii, 1670.


Supply Bill; Subsidies.

THE Bill of Subsidies was read the First time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be read a Second time on this Day Sevennight.

Privilege- Petition from a person in custody.

A Petition of Laurence Squibb Esquire, under the Custody of the Serjeant at Arms, for a Breach of Privilege committed against Sir John Moreton, a Member of this House, being read;

And the Petitioner being called in; and kneeling at the Bar of the House; and having Reprehension from Mr. Speaker, for his Breach of Privilege;

And Sir John Moreton not opposing his Discharge;

Ordered, That Mr. Squibb be discharged from the Serjeant at Arms, paying his Fees.


Ordered, That the Matter, concerning the Breach of Privilege, between Mr. Seymour and Mr. Nosworthy, be heard at the Committee of Privileges on this Day Fortnight: And all Persons concerned, and Witnesses, are then to attend, without further Summons.


Ordered, That all Committees, that were to sit this Afternoon, be adjourned till To-morrow, Two of the Clock in the Afternoon.

Houghton's Estate.

Ordered, That these Members following be added to the Committee to whom the Bill on the Behalf of Mr. Houghton was committed; viz. Sir William Hartop, Sir William Farmer, Mr. Buscawen, Sir John Birkenhead, Mr. Thurbarne, Sir Will. Tirringham, Mr. Roberts, Mr. Coleman, Sir Will. Hickman, Mr. Buscawen, Sir Rich. Temple, Mr. Burwell, Mr. Bish, Mr. Ford, Sir Fran. Clarke.

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