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, 19 die Maii, 1675.
PHillipp Kehlar did this Day take the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy, in Order to his Naturalization: And the Certificate of his having received the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper being perused, and allowed, by Mr. Speaker: And also a Certificate, that John Ayscoghe, Son of Francis Ayscoghe, an Infant, is educated in the Protestant Faith: And their Names being twice read;
Ordered, That the Names of Phillipp Kehlar and John Ayscoghe, be inserted into the Bill for Naturalization.
A Petition was read of Sir John Heath and his Wife.
Resolved, &c. That the said Petition be referred to the same Committee that the former Petitions of Sir John Prettiman is committed.
Ordered, That the Committee, to which the Bill for Relief of poor Prisoners was committed, be revived; and do sit this Afternoon, in the Places formerly appointed.
Ordered, That Mr. May, Mr. Neale, Sir John Knight, Alderman Love, Mr. Childe, Sir Tho. Morris, Mr. Papillon, Sir John Elwayes, Sir Thomas Byde, Sir Geo. Probert, Mr. Price, Mr. Marvell, Mr. Jones, Colonel Norton, Sir Edw. Masters, Mr. Whorwood, Mr. Foote, be added to the Committee, to which the Bill for settling certain Lands and Tenements to charitable Uses, for the Benefit of the Parish of Kellshall in the County of Suffolke, was committed.
Privilege- Resistance to Mr. Speaker's Warrant.
The House being informed, that the Deputy of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House was resisted and obstructed in the Execution of the Warrant of this House for apprehending John Lathom and Henry White;
And the Serjeant's Deputy being called in, and examined to the Matter of Fact;
Ordered, That Mr. Wm. Hastings and Mr. Samuell Crooke, be sent for in the Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, for their Breach of Privilege, in resisting and obstructing the Execution of the Order of this House; and Mr. Speaker's Warrant thereupon, for apprehending John Latham and Henry White, committed to the Serjeant at Arms, for a Breach of Privilege by them committed.
An ingrossed Bill for Sale of Part of the Estate of Robert Tayer, Gentleman, was read.
The Question being put, That the Bill do pass;
The House divided:
The Yeas go out.
And so it passed in the Negative.
Jurisdiction of Lords.
The House then resumed the Debate of the Matter concerning the Privileges of this House.
And the Matter being debated;
Resolved, &c. That it is the undoubted Right of this House, that none of their Members be summoned to attend, or be proceeded against, in the House of Lords, during the Sitting or Privilege of Parliament.
Leave of Absence.
Ordered, That Sir Lionell Walden have the Leave of this House to go into the Country.
Conference concerning Warrant for apprehending Shirley.
Sir Tho. Lee reports from the Conference had with the Lords, upon the Subject Matter of the last Message from the Lords, concerning the Warrant for apprehending Dr. Shirley; that they had attended, and delivered the Reasons agreed by this House.
Thirske, &c. Elections.
Ordered, That the Reports concerning Thirske and Chester Elections be heard To-morrow Morning, at Nine of the Clock.
An additional Bill, to prevent the Growth of Popery, was read the First time.
Resolved, &c. That this Bill be read a Second time on Friday next.
Supply Bill; appropriating Customs.
The Bill for the appropriating the Customs to the Use of the Navy, was read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That this Bill be committed to Sir Wm. Hickman, Sir Tho. Littleton, Mr. Thynn, Mr. Clerke, Sir Tho. Meres, Sir Phill. Harcourt, Mr. Secretary Williamson, Colonel Strangwayes, Mr. Crouch, Sir Tho. Chichley, Sir Wm. Bucknall, Mr. Whorwood, Mr. Robert Wright, Sir Geo. Downing, Sir Cha. Wheeler, Sir Nich. Carew, Sir Lanc. Lake, Sir John Knight, Sir John Lowther, Sir Wm. Coventry, Sir John Ernley, Sir Robert Carr, Mr. Wood, Mr. Serjeant Rigby, Sir Hen. Ford, Sir Rich. Franklyn, Mr. Sacheverell, Sir Robert Howard, Colonel Titus, Sir Fra. Drake, Sir Tho. Lee, Mr. Powle, Sir Elyab Harvy, Mr. Waller, Mr. Vaughan, Lord Castleton, Sir Trever Williams, Sir Anth. Irby, Lord Burleigh, Mr. Morrice, Mr. King, Sir Fr. Clerk, Sir John Woerden, Mr. Hampden, Sir John Mallett, Mr. Strangwayes, Sir Cha. Harbord, Mr. Sawyer, Colonel Birch, Sir Joseph Tridenham, Sir John Nicholas, Sir Phill. Musgrave, Sir John Coventry, Sir Wm. Doyley, Mr. Mallett, Sir John Robinson, Sir Ed. Windham, Mr. Childe, Sir John Reresby, Mr. Garraway: And all that shall come are to have Voices: And they are to meet on Friday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Ordered, That Sir Trever Williams do go up to the Lords with these Bills following;
Prince Rupert's Licence.
A Bill, intituled, An Act for granting a Licence to his Highness Prince Rupert Duke of Cumberland, for One-and-thirty Years: And
Delays of Suits.
A Bill for perpetuating a late Act for avoiding unnecessary Suits and Delays: And
A Bill to enable the Executors of Edward Lewis Esquire to sell certain Lands in the Counties of Glamorgan and Monmouth.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight of the Clock.