Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Lunæ, 9 die Februarii, 1673.
Lord Obrian's Petition.
ORDERED, That the Committee, to which the Petition of the Lord Obrian was committed, be revived; and do sit this Afternoon, at Three of the Clock.
A Bill for Repair of Churches, and for the better Recovery of small Tythes, was read.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be read a Second time.
A Bill ascertaining the Powers and Fees in the Patents of Judges, was read.
Resolved, &c. That this Bill be read a Second time on Friday next, after Ten of the Clock.
A Petition of James Peircy Esquire, was read; and debated.
Resolved, &c. That the further Debate of the Petition of James Peircy be adjourned to this Day Fortnight.
King appoints to be attended.
Mr. Secretary Coventry reports, That his Majesty had been acquainted with the Desire of this House, to have Access to his Majesty with their Address, touching the Disbanding of the Standing Forces: And that his Majesty had appointed To-morrow, Three of the Clock, to receive the House.
A Bill to prevent illegal exacting Money from the Subject, was read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That it be committed to Sir Eliab Harvey, Sir Will. Lowther, Mr. Powle, Sir Trevor Williams, Mr. Secretary Coventry, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir Edm. Jenings, Sir Charles Harbord, Mr. Hopkins, Lord Fitzharding, Sir Thom. Meeres, Sir John Hotham, Mr. Stockdale, Mr. Boscowen, Mr. Otway, Sir John Moreton, Mr. Russell, Sir Thom. Littleton, Sir Nich. Pedley, Mr. Rigby, Sir Henry Capell, Mr. Garaway, Sir Edw. Deering, Mr. Streete, Mr. Crooke, Lord Cavendish, Sir Wm. Coventry, Mr. Stanhop, Mr. Chalmondley, Sir John Mounson, Colonel Birch, Mr. Thyn, Mr. Sacheverell, Sir Robert Carre, Mr. Swinfen, Sir Robert Howard, Sir John Birkenhead, Sir John Duncomb, Lord O'Brien, Mr. Mallett, Sir Nich. Carew, Sir George Downing, Lord Ancram, Mr. Cheney, Colonel Phillipps, Sir Courtney Poole, Sir Francis Drake, Lord Cornbury, Sir John Coriton, Mr. Hamden, Sir John Newton, Mr. Hungerford, Mr. Palmes, Colonel Strangwaies, Lord St. John, Mr. Whorwood, Sir John Mallett, Mr. Goreing, Sir Rich. Temple, Sir Hen. Goodrick, Lord St. John, Sir John Coventry, Sir Edw. Masters, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Sir Thom. Littleton, Sir Will. Hickman, Sir John Duncombe, Sir Robert Thomas, and all the Gentlemen of the Long Robe: And all that shall come are to have Voices: And they are to meet this Afternoon, at Two of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records: And the Long Robe are required to give their Attendance on the Committee.
Trials of Peers.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Thomas Estcourt and Sir Tim. Baldwin;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent you down a Bill, intituled, An Act for the better Regulating of the Trial of the Peers of England; to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Ordered, That all Committees, that were discontinued, be revived; and do sit in the Places formerly appointed.
Ordered, That the Report of the Election for the County of Huntington, between Mr. Appreece and Sir John Bernard, be made on Thursday Morning, after Ten of the Clock.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Nine of the Clock.