House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 5 May 1675

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: 5 May 1675', in Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687, (London, 1802) pp. 330-331. British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/commons-jrnl/vol9/pp330-331 [accessed 5 March 2024]

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Mercurii, 5 die Maii, 1675.

Prayers.

Deane Forest.

A BILL for Preservation of the Wood and Timber within the Forest of Deane, was read the First time.

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

Lord Killmorey's Estate.

A Bill for Payment of the Debts of Charles late Lord Viscount Killmorey; and for raising Portions for younger Children, was read the First time.

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

Compton's Estate.

An ingrossed Bill to enable Sir Francis Compton, and others, to make Sale of the Manor of Hamerton in the County of Huntington, was read.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act to enable Sir Francis Compton to make Sale of the Manor of Hamerton in the County of Huntington.

Rushout's Nat.

Another ingrossed Bill, for the Naturalizing of Mrs. Alice Roushout, was read.

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act for the Naturalizing of Mrs. Alice Rushout an Infant.

Resolved, &c. That Sir John Birkenhead do carry up both the said Bills, to the Lords, for their Concurrence.

Privilege.

Information being given of a Breach of Privilege, committed against Mr. Progers a Member of this House, by one Thomas Tompkins, in causing several Declarations in Ejectment to be delivered, to evict Mr. Progers out of Possession of certain Lands conveyed to him in Trust, to pay Debts;

Ordered, That all further Proceedings at Law, in the Actions of Ejectment, brought at the Suit of Thomas Tompkins against Mr. Progers, be stayed during the Session, and Privilege of Parliament: And that the Matter of Breach of Privilege be referred to the Committee of Privileges and Elections; to examine and report the Matter, with their Opinions therein, to the House.

Northern Borders.

A Bill to prevent Theft and Rapine in the Northern Borders, was read the First time.

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

Lindsey Level.

A Bill for the Draining the Fens of Lindsey Level, was read the First time.

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

Message reminding Lords of Privilege.-Shirley v. Fagg.

Resolved, &c. That a Message be sent to the Lords, to acquaint them, that this House hath received Information, that there is a Petition of Appeal depending before them, at the Suit of Thomas Sherley Esquire, against Sir John Fagg, a Member of this House; to which Petition he is, by Order of the House of Lords, directed to answer on Friday next; and to desire the Lords to have Regard to the Privileges of this House: And that Sir Trevor Williams do go up with the Message to the Lords.

Great Grimsby Election.

Sir Thomas Meres reports from the Committee of Privileges and Elections, the State of the Case touching the Election of a Member to serve for Great Grimsby in the County of Lincolne; and Two Votes, agreed by the Committee; viz.

Resolved, &c. That Sir Christopher Wray is well returned to serve for the Borough of Great Grimsby; and hath Right to sit in Parliament accordingly.

Resolved, &c. That it be reported to the House, as the Opinion of the Committee, that the Sheriff of the County of Lincolne be sent for in Custody, for making an undue Return for the Borough of Great Grimsby.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth agree with the Committee, that Sir Christopher Wray is well returned to serve for the Borough of Great Grimsby; and hath Right to sit in Parliament accordingly.

The Question being put, That the Sheriff of the County of Lincolne be sent for in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House;

It passed in the Negative.

A Message from the Lords, by Sir Wm. Glascock and Sir Timothy Baldwyn;

Prince Rupert's Licence.

Popish Recusants.

Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent you down Two Bills; the one intituled, An Act for granting a Licence to his Highness Prince Rupert Duke of Cumberland, for One-and-thirty Years: the other, An Act for Explanation of an Act for preventing Dangers which may happen from Popish Recusants: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Illegal Imprisonment.

Sir Thomas Lee reports from the Committee to which the Bill to prevent the illegal Imprisonment of the Subject, was committed, some Amendments agreed to by the Committee: Which he read, with the Coherence, in his Place; and after delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: And the same being twice read; and agreed;

A Proviso was tendered, to be added to the Bill: Which was twice read; and agreed.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill, with the Amendments and Proviso agreed to, be ingrossed.

Address recalling subjects from French service.

Resolved, &c. That an Address be presented to his Majesty, that he would be pleased to issue forth his Proclamation, for the speedy Recalling those his Subjects that are now in the Service of the French King; and for the Preventing any more from going over into that Service.

Ordered, That such Members of this House as are of his Majesty's Privy Council, be desired to know his Majesty's Pleasure, when this House shall attend him therewith.

Further Address concerning Duke of Lauderdale.

A Debate arising, Whether a further Address be presented to his Majesty concerning the Duke of Lawderdayle;

The Question being put, That this Debate be adjourned till To-morrow Morning;

The House divided.

The Yeas go out.

Tellers, Sir John Hanmer, for the Yeas, 99.
Sir Gilbert Talbott,
Tellers, Sir John Hotham, for the Noes, 119.
Sir Nich. Carew,

And so it passed in the Negative.

Resolved, &c. That a further Address be presented to his Majesty, concerning the Duke of Lauderdale.

Message delivered to Lords.

Sir Trevor Williams reports, That he hath attended the Lords with the Message of this House, concerning Sir John Fagg; and that the Lords will return an Answer by Messengers of their own.

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