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House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 20 February 1677

Pages 385-386

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

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Martis, 20 die Februarii, 1676.

Prayers.

Northampton Ministers.

ORDERED, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill for laying a Charge on the Buildings in the Town of Northampton, for the better Maintenance of the Ministers there.

Simony.

A Bill to prevent Symoniacal Contracts, was read.

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

Duke of Norfolke.

Ordered, That Sir John Reresby, Mr. Glascock, Sir George Fletcher, Sir Geo. Courthopp, be added to the Committee to which Mr. Howard's Petition is referred.

Liberty of the Subject.

A Bill for better preserving the Liberty of the Subject, was read.

Resolved, &c. That this Bill be read a Second time, on Thursday Morning next.

Supply.

The House then, according to their Order of the Fifteenth Instant, did proceed to the Consideration of his Majesty's gracious Speech: Which was again read.

Upon reading his Majesty's Speech; a Motion being made for a Supply of his Majesty;

Resolved, &c. That the House will, To-morrow Morning at Ten of the Clock, resolve into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of the Matter of the Supply.

Grievances.

Resolved, &c. That this House will on Friday Morning next, at Ten of the Clock, resolve into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of Grievances.

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