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House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 16 February 1677

Pages 383-384

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

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Veneris, 16 Februarii, 1676.

Prayers.

New Writs to be issued.

ORDERED, That Mr. Speaker do issue out his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, for making out a new Writ for the Election of a Knight of the Shire for the County of Berks, in the room of Colonel Richard Nevill, deceased.

Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue out his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, for making out a new Writ for the Election of a Member to serve in this present Parliament for the Borough of New Windsor in the County of Berks, in the room of Sir Richard Braham Knight, deceased.

Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue out his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, for making out a new Writ for the Election of a Member to serve in this present Parliament for the Borough of Port Pigham, alias Westlow, in the County of Cornwall, in the room of Sir Henry Vernon Baronet, deceased.

Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue out his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, for making out a new Writ for the Election of a Member to serve in this present Parliament for the Borough of Plimpton in the County of Devon, in the room of Sir William Strode Knight, deceased.

Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue out his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out a new Writ for the Election of a Member to serve in this present Parliament for the Town and Borough of Okehampton in the County of Devon, in the room of Sir Edward Wise Knight of the Bath, deceased.

Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue out his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out a new Writ for the Election of a Member to serve in this present Parliament for the Borough of Ashburton in the County of Devon, in the room of Sir George Sandys Knight of the Bath, called up to the House of Lords.

Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue out his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out a new Writ for the Election of a Member to serve in this present Parliament for the Borough of Barnestaple in the County of Devon, in the room of Sir John Northcott Baronet, deceased.

Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue out his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out a new Writ for the Election of a Member to serve in this present Parlialiament for the Borough of Barnestaple in the County of Devon, in the room of Sir John Northcott Baronet, deceased.

Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue out his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out a new Writ for the Election of a Member to serve in this present Parliament for the Borough of Plimouth in the County of Devon, in the room of Sir William Morrice Knight, deceased.

Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue out his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out a new Writ for the Election of a Member to serve in this present Parliament for the Borough of Bridport in the County of Dorsett, in the room of John Strangwayes Esquire, deceased.

Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue out his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out a new Writ for the Election of a Member to serve in this present Parliament for the Borough of Dorchester in the County of Dorsett, in the room of James Gold Esquire, deceased.

Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue out his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out a new Writ for the Election of a Member to serve in this present Parliament for the Borough of Shafton, alias Shaftsbury, in the County of Dorsett, in the room of John Bennet Esquire, deceased.

Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue out his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out a new Writ for the Election of a Member to serve in this present Parliament for the Borough of Malden in the County of Essex, in the room of Sir John Tyrrell Knight, deceased.

Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue out his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out a new Writ for the Election of a Member to serve in this present Parliament for the Borough of Hertford in the County of Hertford, in the room of Edmund Feild Esquire, deceased.

Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue out his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out a new Writ for the Election of a Member to sit in this present Parliament for the Borough of Liverpoole in the County of Lancaster, in the room of Sir William Bucknall Knight, deceased.

Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue out his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out a new Writ for the Election of a Member to serve in this present Parliament for the Borough of Liverpoole in the County of Lancaster, in the room of William Banks Esquire, deceased.

Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue out his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out a new Writ for the Election of a Member to serve in this present Parliament for the Borough of Leicester in the County of Leicester, in the room of Sir John Prettyman Knight and Baronet, deceased.

Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue out his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out a new Writ for the Election of a Member to serve in this present Parliament for the Town of Stamford in the County of Lincolne, in the room of William Mountaguc Esquire, removed to the House of Lords.

Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue out his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out a new Writ for the Election of a Member to serve in this present Parliament for the Borough of Monmouth in the County of Monmouth, in the room of Sir George Probert Knight, deceased.

Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue out his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out a new Writ for the Election of a Knight of the Shire to serve in this present Parliament for the County of Northumberland, in the room of Henry Earl of Ogle, called up to the House of Lords.

Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue out his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out a new Writ for the Election of a Knight of the Shire to serve in this present Parliament for the County of Northumberland, in the room of Sir William Fenwick Baronet, deceased.

Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue out his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out a new Writ for the Election of a Member to serve in this present Parliament for the Town of Berwick upon Tweed in the County of Northumberland, in the room of Edward Grey Esquire, deceased.

Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue out his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out a new Writ for the Election of a Member to serve in this present Parliament for the Town of Shrewsbury in the County of Salop, in the room of Sir Thomas Jones Knight, removed to the House of Lords.

Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue out his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out a new Writ for the Election of a Member to serve in this present Parliament for the Borough of Newton in the County of Southampton, in the room of Sir Robert Worsley Baronet, deceased.

Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue out his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out a new Writ for the Election of a Member to serve in this present Parliament for the Borough of Milborne Port in the County of Somersett, in the room of Sir Francis Windam Knight, deceased.

Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue out his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out a new Writ for the Election of a Member to serve in this present Parliament for the Borough of Hindon in the County of Wilts, in the room of Sir George Grubham How Baronet, deceased.

Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue out his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out a new Writ for the Election of a Knight of the Shire to serve in this present Parliament for the County of Carmarthen, in the room of Sir Henry Vaughan Knight, deceased.

Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue out his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out a new Writ for the Election of a Knight of the Shire to serve in this present Parliament for the County of Radnor, in the room of Sir Richard Lloyd Knight, deceased.

Privilege-Information of a Member being a Papist.

Information was given to the House, that Sir Thomas Strickland, a Member of this House, had been convicted of being a Popish Recusant; and was thereby disabled to sit in this House: And that the Record was at the Door to evidence his Conviction.

Resolved, &c. That the Record be brought into the House by the proper Officer in whose Custody it is, on Monday Morning next.

Privilege-A Member detained in Prison.

Information was given to the House, by Letter from Sir Robert Holt, a Member of this House, that he was detained Prisoner in the Fleet, at the Suit of Mr. Edmund Prideaux; and thereby hindered from attending the Service of the House.

A Petition of Mr. Edmund Prideaux was also tendered; and read.

A Question being put, That the said Petition be read;

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

And the Petition was read; and the Matter debated, in part.

The Question being put, That the Debate of the Matter, touching the Detaining Sir Robert Holt in Prison, be adjourned till Monday Morning, Ten of the Clock;

The House divide.

The Yeas go forth.

Tellers, Sir John Hanmer, for the Yeas, 143.
Mr. Collingwood,
Tellers, Mr. Garraway, for the Noes, 154.
Colonel Titus,

And so it passed in the Negative.

Resolved, &c. That the Matter of Sir Robert Holt's Case, being taken in Execution, and detained Prisoner in the Fleet, and thereby hindered from attending the Service of this House, be referred to a Committee.

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