House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 1 March 1671

Pages 210-211

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

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Mercurii, 1 die Martii, 1670.


Leave of Absence.

ORDERED, That Mr. Anthony Eyre have the Leave of the House to go into the Country.

Preventing Growth of Popery.

A Bill to prevent the Growth of Popery was read.

Ordered, That the Bill be read a Second time To-morrow Morning, at Ten of the Clock.

Preventing Profanation of Sunday.

A Bill for the better Observation of the Lord's Day, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Sir Char. Harbord, Sir Thomas Allen, Mr. Chetwin, Sir Anthony Irby, Mr. Otway, Sir Hugh Bethell, Sir John Knight, Sir Edw. Deering, Sir Robert Holt, Mr. Moris, Sir John Brampston, Mr. Crouch, Sir Edward Massey, Sir John Birkenhead, Sir Will. Lowther, Sir Solomon Swale, Lord Richardson, Sir Robert Carr, Sir Trevor Williams, Colonel Reames, Sir John Talbot, Mr. Dowdswell, Doctor Burwell, Sir John Mallet, Mr. Hobby, Mr. Coleman, Mr. Mountague, Mr. Wyn, Sir John Northcot, Doctor Arris, Sir Hen. Herbert, Sir John Coventry, Sir John Dawney, Mr. Whorwood, Sir Foulke Lucy, Mr. Seymour, Sir Edw. Poole, Mr. Jones, Mr. Buscowen, Sir Humph. Winch, Colonel Birch, Sir Robert Holt, Sir John Cotton, Sir Rich. Franklyn, Mr. Ford, Mr. Stanhop, Sir Edm. Pooley, Sir John Cotton, Mr. Jolly, Mr. Whittaker: And all that come are to have Voices: 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.

Supply Bill; Subsidies.

The House then proceeded to the Second Reading of the Amendments and Provisoes, sent from the Lords, to the Bill of Subsidies.

And the several Amendments were twice read; and, upon the Question, agreed.

The First of the Provisoes was read; and, upon the Question, agreed.

The Second of the Provisoes, for a Commissioner to be present at the making Distresses in Lords Houses, was read the Second time.

The Question being put, To agree to the Proviso;

The House divided:

The Yeas go out.


Sir Jonath. Trelawny, For the Yeas, 71.
Sir Gilbert Talbot,
Sir John Hotham, For the Noes, 91.
Sir Robert Holt,

So it passed in the Negative.

The last Proviso was read the Second time.

The Question being put, To agree that the Words "other than Subsidies" be added to the Paragraph, after the Word "Assessment;"

It passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, To agree to the last Paragraph, sent from the Lords;

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Ordered, That it be referred to Sir Thomas Meercs, Col. Birch, Mr. Attorney General, Sir Thomas Lee, Mr. Coleman, Mr. Seymour, Sir Char. Harbord, Sir Rich. Temple, to prepare Reasons to be offered at a Conference to be had with the Lords, upon the Second Proviso, sent from the Lords, to the Bill of Subsidies. And Mr. Seymour is to desire a Conference with the Lords.

Supply Bill; Excise on Beer and Ale.

The ingrossed Bill for an additional Excise upon Beer, Ale, and other Liquors, was read: And, with some Amendments, agreed, and made at the Table;

Resolved, &c. That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act for an additional Excise upon Beer, Ale, and other Liquors.


Ordered, That all Committees be revived; and to sit in the Places formerly appointed.

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