House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 14 November 1670

Pages 163-164

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

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Die Lunæ, 14 Novembris, 1670.


JOHN Demeraude Gentleman was called in, and sworn at the Table, in order to his Naturalization.

Byron's Estate.

A Bill enabling the Guardians of James, Adam, and John Byron, to make Leases of Tenements, usually demised, was read the First time.

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

Kidderminster Stuffs.

A Bill for regulating the making of Stuffs in the Town of Kidderminster, in the County of Worcester, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be committed to Col. Sandys, Sir John Moreton, Sir Anthony Irby, Mr. Jay, Sir John Coriton, Sir Robert Carr, Mr. Streete, Mr. Morris, Sir Thom. Hanmer, Sir John Talbott, Mr. Weld, Sir Rich. Wiseman, Sir Geo. Reeves, Sir Thom. Gower, Sir Solom. Swale, Mr. Rigby, Sir John Brampston, Col. Reames, Mr. Ashley, Mr. Corey, Sir John Pettus, Sir Gilbert Talbot, Sir Thom. Higgons, Mr. Russell, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Sir Jonath. Trelawny, Mr. Palmer, Col. Phillipps, Mr. Eyre, Sir Edw. Massey, Mr. Morrice, Sir John Shaw, Mr. Ford, Sir John Heath, Sir Charles Harbord, and all the Members that serve for the Counties of Worcester, Hereford, Gloucester, Yorke, Stafford, and Wilts: And they are to meet To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.


The House being acquainted, That Timothy Scardborough, a menial Servant to Mr. Russell, a Member of this House, was arrested at the Suit of Thomas Cooke and John Taylor, in the time of the present Session of Parliament;

Ordered, That the said Thomas Cooke and John Taylor, be taken into the Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, or his Deputy, for their Contempt, in arresting the said Timothy Scardborough, the menial Servant of the said Mr. Russell, contrary to the Privilege of this House.

Sir J. Prettyman receives Judgment.

In pursuance of the former Order of this House, Sir John Pettyman was, by the Serjeant at Arms, brought to the Bar of the House; who there upon his Knees, received from Mr. Speaker, the Judgment and Sentence of the House, for his being suspended sitting in this House, and of all Privileges, as a Member thereof, until he shall produce Robert Humes.

Resolved, &c. That Sir John Prettyman be heard at the Bar of this House, on Monday next, upon his Petition, and the Petition of Mrs. Humes, both formerly read; and that the Serjeant do give them Notice hereof.


The House then resolved into a Committee of the whole House for the King's Supply.

Mr. Speaker leaves the Chair.

Mr. Seymour takes the Chair of the Committee.

Mr. Speaker resumes the Chair.

Mr. Seymour reports from the said Committee, that they had made some further Progress in the Consideration of his Majesty's Supply; and moved from the said Committee, that the House would resolve into a Committee of the whole House To-morrow Morning Ten of the Clock, to proceed in the further Consideration of his Majesty's Supply.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth agree with the Committee, That the House be resolved into a Committee of the whole House To-morrow Morning Ten of the Clock, to proceed in the further Consideration of his Majesty's Supply.

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