House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 14 January 1671

Pages 189-190

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, 14 die Januarii, 1670.


Malicious maiming.

THE ingrossed Bill to prevent malicious Maiming and Wounding, was read:

And some Amendments agreed, upon the Question; and made at the Table.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act to prevent malicious Maiming and Wounding: And Sir Thomas Lee is to carry up the Bill to the Lords.

Privilege-Petition from a person in custody.

A Petition of Michael Stanley Apothecary, under the Custody of the Serjeant at Arms, was read; submitting himself to, and begging Pardon of, the House, for his Breach of Privilege.

Ordered, That Michael Stanley be discharged from the Custody of the Serjeant at Arms, paying his Fees.

Privilege-Reflection on a Member.

Information being given, of a printed Paper dispersed at the Door of the House, seeming to reflect and cast some Aspersion upon Sir John Pettus; a Member of this House;

Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of Elections, to examine the Matter complained of on the Behalf of Sir John Pettus; and report it, with their Opinions therein, to the House.

Defaulters to Call of the House.

Ordered, That the Names of the Members Defaulters be called over on Monday Morning the first Business: And that then, next after, the Bill of Subsidies be read the Second time.

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