House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 11 May 1678

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

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 11 May 1678', Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687, (London, 1802), pp. 480. British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/commons-jrnl/vol9/p480 [accessed 15 June 2024].

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Sabbati, 11 die Maii, 1678.

Courts of Conscience.

ORDERED, That the Knight Marshal be heard by Council at the Bar of this House, on Thursday next, touching the Bill for erecting Courts of Conscience.

Bills sent from Lords.

A Message from the Lords, by Sir Edward Low and Sir John Francklyn;

Mr. Speaker, The Lords have commanded us to acquaint you, That they have agreed to the Amendments sent from this House, to the Bill to enable the Trustees of Sir Ralph Banks to sell Lands for Payment of Debts; and have also agreed to the Bill to enable Trustees to sell Lands for Payment of the Debts of Sir Wm. Thorold, late of Hough in the County of Lincolne, Knight, deceased, with some Amendments: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The Amendments, sent from the Lords, to the Bill to enable Trustees to sell Lands for Payment of the Debts of Sir William Thorold, late of Hough in the County of Lincolne, Knight, deceased, were read; and, upon the Question, severally agreed.

Smith's Estate.

A Motion was made, That the Bill on the Behalf of the Lady Smith may be put to its Passage.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act to enable Trustees to sell Lands, for Payment of the Debts of Sir Thomas Smith Baronet, deceased.

King appoints to be attended;

and urges dispatching the Supply.

Mr. Secretary Williamson acquaints the House, That the Persons appointed to attend his Majesty, and know his Pleasure when the House should present the Address, had waited upon his Majesty: And that he had appointed this Afternoon, at Four of the Clock, for the House to attend him with the Address: And that he had it further in Command from his Majesty, to put the House in mind of dispatching the Supply promised his Majesty; for that the Charge was so great, that his Majesty must be forced to lay up several of the great Ships already provided, and to disband as many of the Forces newly raised, as he can, if he be not speedily supplied: And, That the House would therefore take the Matter of Supply immediately into their Consideration.

Debate thereon.

A Debate arising in the House thereupon;

The Question being proposed, That the Debate be adjourned till Monday Morning, Ten of the Clock;

The Question being put, That this Question be now put;

The House divide.

The Noes go forth.

Tellers, Sir Eliab Harvey, for the Noes, 178.
Mr. Newport,
Tellers, Sir Court. Poole, for the Yeas, 177.
Sir Geo. Downing,

And so it passed in the Negative.

Members not to be absent.

Ordered, That no Member do go out of Town, under the Penalty of being sent for in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms; without Leave first asked, and granted, between Eleven and Twelve of the Clock.

River's Debts.

A Message from the Lords, by Sir Andrew Hacket and Sir Wm. Beversham;

Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent you down a Bill, intituled, An Act to enable Trustees for Dame Ann Rivers, Widow, and Sir George Rivers Baronet; to raise Money, by Sale of Timber, for Payment of the Debts of Sir John Rivers Baronet.

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