House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 16 February 1678

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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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Sabbati, 16 die Februarii, 1677.

Rodes' Decree, &c.

A BILL, sent from the Lords, intituled, An Act for Confirmation of a Decree, made in the Court of Chancery, the Four-and-twentieth Day of February, Anno Regni Regis Caroli Secundi vicesimo septimo, in a Cause between Sir Francis Rodes Baronet, since deceased, and Dame Martha his Wife, Plaintiffs; and William Thornton an Infant, by Cyprian Thornton, his Guardian; and John Thornton, and the said Cyprian Thornton, Defendants; and of several Conveyances and Assurances, made by the said Sir Francis Rodes in pursuance thereof, as well for Payment of his Debts, as for Provision for his Wife and Children; was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Mr. Osborne, Sir Hum. Winch, Mr. Greenvile, Sir Gilb.Gerrard, Sir Wm. Haward, Sir Ch. Harbord, Lord Castleton, Sir Jos. Tridenham, Sir Ric. Wiseman, Mr. Bertie, Mr. Crowch, Sir John Talbot, Sir Wm. Franckland, Sir Rich. Everard, Mr. Westphaling, Sir John Newton, Sir Hen. Puckering, Mr. Sachaverell, Sir Lyonel Walden, Mr. Wright, Mr. Morris, Lord Ashley, Sir Fr. Clarke, Sir John Barnaby, Sir Rog. Bradshaw, Sir Rob. Dillington, Sir Edm. Bowyer, Major Broxholme, Lord Cavendish, Mr. Pierpoint, and all the Members that serve for the Counties of York and Derby: And they are to meet on Monday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber.

Winstead Manor.

A Bill for discharging the Manor of Winstead in the County of York, from a Settlement in Tail, and charging other Manors and Lands in the County of Lincolne, with the same Uses, was read the First time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be read a Second time.

Foreign Protestants.

A Bill, sent from the Lords, intituled, An Act for impowering and licensing of Protestant Strangers and Foreigners to exercise their Trades, in the Places mentioned in this Act, was read the First time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be read a Second time, in a full House.

Atheism and Blasphemy.

A Bill, sent from the Lords, intituled, An Act for the Punishing of Atheism and Blasphemy, was read the First time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be read a Second time, in a full House.

Lord Morley's Estate.

A Bill, sent from the Lords, intituled, An Act to enable the Right honourable Thomas Lord Morley and Mounteagle, to make Sale of the Manor of Farlton, and certain Lands and Hereditaments in Farleton, in the County of Lancaster, for Payment of Debts, was read the Third time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be agreed.

Exporting Wool.

A Bill to prevent the Exportation of Wool into Foreign Parts, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed, upon the Debate, to Sir Tho. Meeres, Sir George Downing, Sir John Knight, Mr. Neale, Sir Court. Poole, Sir Tho. Lee, Mr. Hall, Mr. Spry, Mr. Jolliffe, Mr. Pierpoint, Sir Trevor Williams, Sir Tho. Hatton, Mr. Williams, Sir Cha. Harbord, Sir Cha. Wheeler, Mr. Wood, Sir Robert Howard, Mr. Waller, Sir Tho. Higgins, Sir Robert Cann, Sir Phil. Warwick, Mr. King, Sir Bayn. Throgmorton, Col. Birch, Sir Fr. Rolles, Sir John Cary, Sir Cop. Bampfeild, Mr. Windham, Mr. Palmes, Sir Hen. Capell, Lord O Brien, Mr. Buscawen, Sir Edw. Deering, Col. Titus, Sir Hugh Bethell, Sir Tho. Mompesson, Sir Tho. Clargis, Sir Richard Temple, Mr. Powle, Mr. Swinfen, Mr. Love, Mr. Papillon, Mr. Pepys, Mr. Mallett, Mr. Secretary Coventrey, Sir John Talbott, Sir Fran. Russell, Sir Hum. Winch, Sir Wm. Haward, Mr. Morrice, Sir Wm. Frankland, Mr. Westphaling, Mr. Osborne, Sir John Holland, Mr. Garraway, Mr. Stockdale, Sir John Lowther, Sir John Berkenhead, Sir John Trevor, Sir Jos. Tredenham, Lord Castleton, Mr. Crowch, Sir Gilbert Gerard, Sir Richard Wiseman, Mr. Serj. Rigby, Mr. Greenvile, Sir Wm. Hickman, Sir Wm. Lowther, Lord Cavendish, Sir John Barnaby, Sir John Mallett, Mr. Wright: And all that come are to have Voices: And they are to consider of the Ways and Means for encouraging the Wearing and Using of Woolen Manufactures at Home, for some certain Months in the Year; and of regulating the Woolen Manufactory, and rectifying the Frauds and Abuses therein: And to consider of the Fees of the Officers of the Custom House; and to regulate and reduce the same: And to consider of the Abuses of the Aulnage; and of the Alum Patent: And they are to meet at Three of the Clock this Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And are impowered to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Bills sent from Lords.

A Message from the Lords, by Sir Andrew Hacket and Sir John Franklyn;

Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent you down a Bill, intituled, An Act to enable the Guardian of the Right honourable Edward Earl of Warwick and Holland to make Leases of several Messuages, herein after-mentioned, during his Minority; rendering the improved Rent: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House:

And have commanded us to acquaint you, That they have agreed to the Amendments sent from this House to the Bill, on the Behalf of Robert Coke Esquire; and to the Amendments to the Bill to enable Trustees to raise Money on Cobham House and Park.


Resolved, &c. That this House will, on Monday Morning next, at Ten of the Clock, proceed further in the Consideration of his Majesty's Supply.

Thompson's, &c. Estates.

Ordered, That Sir Cha. Harbord, Sir Fr. Drake, Sir Tho. Lee, Sir Sam. Barnardiston, Mr. Buller, Mr. Vane, Sir Phil. Harecourt, Sir Ric. Graham, Mr. Sachaverell, Mr. Garraway, Sir Eliab Harvey, Capt. Jones, Sir Walter St. Johns, Mr. Love, be added to the Committee, to whom the Bill for the better Discovery of the Estates of Thompson and Nelthrop, and other Bankrupts, is committed.

And then the House adjourned till Monday Morning, Eight of the Clock.