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, 15 die Maii, 1675.
BErnerd Sirps, and John Demerande, did this Day take the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy, in order to their Naturalization: And ordered to be inserted in the Bill.
Ordered, That the Committee, to which the Bill for encouraging the Glass Manufacture, be revived; and do sit on Monday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon.
Mr. Eyres reports from the Committee, to which the Bill for enabling the Executors of Edward Lewis Esquire, to sell certain Lands in the Counties of Glamorgan and Monmouth, was committed, That the Committee had met, and summoned and heard all Persons concerned; who had consented to the Bill; and that, upon Perusal of the Bill, they find no Cause to make any Alteration in it.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be ingrossed.
Sir John Trever reports from the Committee to which the Bill for Preservation of the Piscary in the Rivers of Severne, Avon, and Teame, was re-committed, a Clause agreed by the Committee, for inserting other Rivers mentioned therein to have the same Advantage with the other Rivers to be added to the Bill: Which he read, with the Coherence, in his Place; and afterwards, delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Which was twice read; and agreed to.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill, with the Proviso agreed to, be ingrossed.
Ordered, That Leave be given for bringing an additional Clause, or Enacting Proviso, ingrossed, for extending the Bill to such other Rivers as are capable of the same Advantage with the Rivers already mentioned in the Bill for Preservation of the Piscary.
Sir Edward Deering reports from the Committee to which the Bill for augmenting small Vicarages was committed, some Amendments, agreed by the Committee to be made to the Bill: Which he read, with the Coherence, in his Place; and after, delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where they were twice read; and, upon the Question, severally agreed to.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill, with the Amendments agreed to, be ingrossed.
Prince Rupert's Licence.
Sir Trever Williams reports from the Committee to which the Bill, sent from the Lords, intituled, An Act for granting a Licence to his Highness Prince Rupert Duke of Cumberland, was committed, some Amendments, agreed by the Committee to be made to the Bill: Which he read, with the Coherence, in his Place; and afterwards, delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where they were twice read; and, upon the Question, severally agreed to.
Ordered, That the Bill, with the Amendments agreed to by this House, be read a Third time.
Delays of Suits.
An ingrossed Bill to revive and perpetuate a former Act, intituled, An Act to revive and perpetuate a former Act for avoiding unnecessary Suits and Delays being read;
Resolved, &c. That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act to revive and perpetuate a former Act, intituled, An Act to revive and perpetuate a former Act for avoiding unnecessary Suits and Delays.
Supply Bill; appropriating Customs.
A Bill for appropriating the Duty arising upon the Act of Tonage and Poundage to the Use of the Navy for Three Years, was read.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill for appropriating the Duty arising upon the Act of Tonage and Poundage to the Use of the Navy, be read on Monday Morning next, at Ten of the Clock.
Lords answer to Message.
The Lord Aneram reports from the Lords, that he had, in Obedience to the Commands of this House, attended the Lords, and delivered the Message concerning the Lord Mohun's taking away and detaining the Warrant for apprehending Dr. Shirley: And that the Lords had returned this Answer;
Gentlemen of the House of Commons,
The Lords have considered of your Message, and of the Complaint therein; and they return you this Answer, That they find the Lord Mohune hath done nothing but what is according to his Duty.
Privilege-Resolution against prosecuting Appeal, against Sir J. Fagg.
The House then resumed the Debate of the Matter concerning the Privileges of this House: And, the Matter being debated;
Resolved, &c. That the Appeal brought by Dr. Sherley in the House of Lords, against Sir John Fagg, a Member of the House of Commons, and the Proceeding thereupon, is a Breach of the undoubted Rights and Privileges of the House of Commons: And therefore the Commons desire that there be no further Proceedings in that Cause, before their Lordships.
Ordered, That a Conference be desired with the Lords, concerning the Privileges of this House, in the Case of Sir John Fagg: And that Sir Thomas Lee do go up to the Lords, to desire a Conference.
Message from Lords respecting Mr. Speaker's Warrant.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Mondeford Bramston and Sir Wm. Glascock;
Mr. Speaker, We are commanded to let this House know, That the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, assembled in Parliament, have received a Warrant, signed Edward Seymoure Speaker; which they have appointed us to shew you; and desire to know, whether it be a Warrant ordered by this House.
The Matter of the Message being debated;
The Question being put, That the Word "unparliamentary" be Part of the Answer to the Lords Message;
The House divided.
The Yeas go out.
|Tellers,||Sir Robert Thomas,||For the Yeas,||127.|
|Tellers,||Sir Courtney Poole,||For the Noes,||151.|
|Sir Robert Holt,|
And so it passed in the Negative.
Resolved, &c. That the Messengers be called in: And that this Answer be returned, That this House will consider of the Message.
The Messengers being called in, Mr. Speaker does acquaint them, That the House will consider of the Message.
Resolved, &c. That the Message, last received from the Lords, is an unparliamentary Message.
Resolved, &c. That a Conference be desired to be had with the Lords, upon the Subject Matter of the last Message received from the House of Lords.
Resolved, &c. That it be referred to Mr. Garraway, Sir Tho. Meres, Mr. Vaughan, Sir John Birkenhead, Sir Char. Harbord, Col. Sandis, Mr. Powle, Serj. Maynard, Serjeant Seys, Sir Nich. Carew, Mr. Sacheverall, Sir Tho. Lee, Mr. Sawyer, Sir Edw. Bainton, Sir Tho. Clergis, Sir Cha. Wheeler, Sir Richard Temple, Sir Tho. Littleton, Sir Leoline Jenkins, Mr. Swynfen, Serj. Rigby, Sir Eliab Harvey, and all the Gentlemen of the Long Robe, or any Three of them, to draw up Reasons to be offered at the said Conference.
Resolutions touching Case of Mr. Onslowe.
The House being informed, that there is a Cause upon an Appeal, brought by Sir Nicholas Stoughton against Mr. Onslowe a Member of this House, appointed to be heard at the Bar of the Lords House;
Resolved, That a Message be sent to the Lords, to acquaint them, That this House has received Information, that there is a Cause upon an Appeal, brought by Sir Nicholas Stoughton against Mr. Onslow a Member of this House, appointed to be heard at the Bar of their House, on Monday next; and to desire their Lordships to have Regard to the Privileges of this House: And that Sir Rich. Temple do go up with the Message to the Lords.
Ordered, That Mr. Onslowe do not appear any further in the Prosecution of the Appeal brought against him by Sir Nicholas Stroughton, in the House of Lords.
Ordered, That Sir Nicholas Stoughton be sent for, in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, to answer his Breach of Privilege, in prosecuting a Suit in the House of Lords, against Arthur Onslow Esquire, a Member of this House, during the Session and Privilege of Parliament.
Resolved, That whosoever shall appear at the Bar of the Lords House to prosecute any Suit against any Member of this House, shall be deemed a Breaker and Infringer of the Rights and Privileges of this House.
Resolved, That the further Consideration of the Lords Answer to the Message of this House, sent by the Lord Ancram, be adjourned till Monday Morning next, at Ten of the Clock.
And then the House adjourned till Monday Morning, Eight of the Clock.