Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Sabbati, 3 die Martii, 1676.
MR. Eyres reports from the Committee to whom the Bill to enable Sir Trevor Williams Baronet, and his Four Sons, to make Jointures of Lands in Monmouthshire, was referred, That the Committee had carefully perused the Bill, and the Settlements mentioned therein; and found the same to be as they are therein recited; and had also examined the Consent of the Parties concerned therein: And that the Committee saw no Cause to make any Alteration in the said Bill.
Resolved, &c. That this Bill be ingrossed.
David's, &c. Nat.
A Bill for Naturalization of Jacob David and others, was read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That this Bill be committed to Mr. Wynne, Sir John Barnaby, Mr. Foote, Mr. Chetwind, Sir John Salisbury, Alderman Love, Mr. Child, Mr. Linfeild, Sir Trevor Williams, Dr. Arras, Sir John Mallett, Mr. Boscowen, Mr. Robert Wright, Col. Whitley, Sir John Trevor, Mr. Westphaling, Mr. Papillon, Sir John Berkenhead, Sir Wm. Thompson, Sir Edm. Jennings, Captain Price, Mr. Mallett, Sir Fra. Clarke, Sir Robert Thomas, Mr. Neale, Sir Wm. Howard, Mr. Roberts, Sir Wm. Wentworth, Sir Tho. Peyton, Mr. Eyres, Mr. Strangewayes, Sir Nico. Slaning, Sir James Rushout, Sir Wm. Blackett, Sir Wm. Doyley, Sir Edward Masters, Sir Hen. Ford, Lord Ancram, Sir Tho. Williams, Sir Lionell Walden, Major Broxholme, Mr. Gwynne, Col. Philipps, Mr. Wright, Sir John Pettus, Mr. Crowch, Mr. Vaughan, Sir Richard Everard, Mr. Maynard, Sir John Knight, Sir John Bramston, Mr. Morris, Sir John Elwayes, Lord Ashley, Major Cornwall: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Three of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber: And are impowered to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Repairs of Churches.
A Bill for the Repairing of Churches and Chapels, was read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be committed to Sir Edward Deering, Sir John Knight, Lord Ancram, Col. Sandys, Sir John Bramston, Mr. Eyres, Sir Adam Browne, Sir Jos. Tredenham, Sir Tho. Clargis, Sir Fran. Clarke, Sir Hen. Ford, Sir John Barnaby, Sir Richard Everard, Mr. Wynne, Mr. Daniel, Sir Lewis Palmer, Sir John Talbott, Sir Robert Holmes, Sir Geo. Courthop, Mr. Mallett, Sir Rowland Berkeley, Sir John Cary, Mr. Whittaker, Mr. Wright, Sir Cha. Harbord, Mr. Crowch, Mr. Strangewayes, Serjeant Maynard, Sir Edward Masters, Sir John Elwayes, Lord Bulkely, Mr. Sandys, * Lewis, Sir John Mallett, Colonel Rolls, Colonel Strode, Sir Tho. Mompesson, Sir Nicho. Slaning: And all that come are to have Voices: And they are to meet on Monday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And are impowered to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
A Clause was tendered, for Repair of Chancels; and twice read.
Resolved, &c. That this Clause be referred to the same Committee to which the Bill for repair of Churches and Chapels is committed: And it is referred to the same Committee, to take care for the Repair of Isles belonging to particular Families.
Lord Cullen's Estate.
A Bill concerning the Lord Cullen was tendered; and received.
A Bill for making the River Darwynt navigable, was tendered; and received.
Liberty of the Subject.
A Bill for better Preservation of the Liberty of the Subject, was read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That this Bill be committed to Sir Tho. Clargis, Mr. Vaughan, Sir John Lowther, Mr. Crowch, Mr. Serjeant Charleton, Mr. Williams, Col. Sandys, Sir Tho. Lee, Sir John Knight, Sir John Otway, Sir Eliab Harvey, Sir Chr. Musgrave, Sir Rowland Berkely, Lord. Ashley, Mr. Serjeant Seys, Sir John Bramston, Mr. Eyres, Sir Tho. Littleton, Sir Wm. Coventry, Mr. Secretary Coventrey, Sir John Hotham, Sir Tho. Meres, Sir Wm. Lowther, Mr. Sawyer, Sir John Barnaby, Mr. Eyres, Colonel Birch, Sir John Elwayes, Mr. Sacheverell, Mr. Wright, Sir Hen. Ford, Sir Hen. Capell, Sir Robert Carr, Sir Cha. Harbord, Sir Edward Deering, Mr. Boscowen, Lord Cavendish, Sir John Trevor, Mr. Powle, Sir Hen. Goodrick, Lord O Brian, Mr. Stockdale, Sir Cyril Wych, Mr. Williams; and all the Gentlemen of of this House that are of the Long Robe: And all that shall come, are to have Voices: And they are to meet on Tuesday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And are impowered to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Supply Bill; building Ships.
Resolved, &c. That this House will, on Monday Morning next, at Ten of the Clock, resolve into a Committee of the whole House, further to consider of Heads for a Bill for raising the Supply to be given to his Majesty, not exceding Six hundred thousand Pounds, for the Building, and for the Guns, Rigging and Furnishing Thirty Ships, of the First, Second, and Third Rates.
Wages due to Members.
Resolved, &c. That a Bill be brought in for the Indemnifying the Counties, Cities, and Boroughs, from paying any Wages now due to any Members that serve in this Parliament: And that it be referred to the Master of the Rolls, Sir Fran. Winington, Mr. Williams, Mr. Serjeant Charleton, Mr. Sawyer, Mr. Tho. Meres, Mr. Vaughan, Mr. Wright, Mr. Cheney, Lord Digby, Mr. Sacheverell, Colonel Titus, Mr. Waller, Colonel Byrch, Sir Jos. Tredenham, Mr. Finch, Mr. Powle, Sir Tho. Lee, Mr. May, Mr. Swinfen, or any Three of them, to prepare and bring in the said Bill accordingly.
Augmenting Vicarages, &c.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Andrew Hackett and Sir Edward Low;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have commanded us to attend you with a Bill, intituled, An Act for confirming and perpetuating Augmentations made by Ecclesiastical Persons to small Vicarages and Curacies: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
New Town Election.
A Petition of Sir William Meux Baronet, was read;
A Second Petition of the Mayor and Inn Burgesses of New Town in the Isle of Wight, was read.
A Petition of Mr. Henry Fenshaw, was also read;
All which Petitions related to the Return of Sir John Holmes, to serve as a Member in this present Parliament, for the Borough of New Towne.
The Question being put, That the Consideration of these Petitions be referred to the Committee of Privileges and Elections;
It passed in the Negative.
Resolved, &c. That this House will on Tuesday Morning next, at Ten of the Clock, resolve into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of Grievances.
And then the House adjourned till Monday Morning next, Eight of the Clock.