House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 22 March 1677

Pages 403-404

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

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Jovis, 22 die Martii, 1676.

Katharine, Pryor, Emanuel Blake, Katharine Chitty, and Maxamilian de Monson, this Day took the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy, at the Clerk's Table, in or order to their Naturalization.

Standish's Estate.

A Bill to enable Trustees to sell Lands for Payment of the Debts of Mr. Standish, and raising a Portion for his younger Daughter, was read.

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

Recovery of Tythes.

A Bill for a more easy Way of Recovery of small Tythes, was read.

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

Duties on Jewels, &c.

A Bill for settling the Custom Rates for rough Jewels, and other Commodities, was read.

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

Repair of Churches.

Sir Edward Deering reports from the Committee to whom the Bill for the better Repair of Churches, Chancels, and Chapels, was committed, some Amendments agreed to be made, and a Clause to be added to the Bill: Which he delivered in: And the same, being twice read, was, upon, the Question, severally agreed to.

A Proviso, relating to Chancels, being tendered, and twice read, was, upon the Question, agreed to.

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

Yarmouth Piers.

A Bill for repairing and maintaining the Piers of Yarmouth, was read.

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

Hearth Money.

A Bill for redressing Abuses in collecting the Duty of Hearth Money, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That this Bill be committed to Sir Tho. Clargis, Sir John Knight, Sir John Ernle, Sir Edward Masters, Sir Geo. Downing, Sir John Moreton, Mr. Powle, Sir Wm. Hickman, Mr. Spry, Mr. Crowch, Sir John Werden, Mr. Westphaling, Sir John Dawney, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir Tho. Meres, Sir Robert Howard, Mr. Williams, Sir Edm. Bowyer, Sir Jonathan Trelawny, Mr.Neale, Sir Wm. Doyley, Sir Edward Baynton, Serjeant Maynard, Sir Tho. Allen, Mr. Wright, Mr. Darcy, Sir John Trevor, Mr. Lewis, Sir Fran. Roll, Sir Edward Deering, Sir Cha. Harbord, Sir Fran. Russell, Capt. Jones, Col. Byrch, Sir John Mallett, Sir John Birkenhead, * Barneham, Mr. Gray, Sir Christopher Musgrave, Sir Hen. Ford, Sir Wm. Thompson, Mr. Mallett, Sir John Lowther, Mr. Sawyer, Mr. Chetwyn, Sir John Hotham, Sir Row. Berkely, Mr. Culliford, Sir Hen. Goodrick, Sir John Elwayes, Sir Cha. Wheeler, Sir Nico. Carey, Sir Edm. Jennings, Sir John Barnaby, Mr. King, Mr. Solicitor General, Sir Tho. Bloodworth, Sir John Frederick, Mr. Love, Sir Phil. Warwick: And all that come are to have Voices: And they are to meet this Afternoon, at Three of the Clock, in the Exchequer Chamber: And are impowered to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.


Ordered, That all Committees, which are discontinued, be revived; and do sit this Afternoon in the Places formerly appointed.

A Message from the Lords, by Sir William Beversham and Sir John Hoskins;

Williams' Jointures.

Bedell's Estate.

Mr. Speaker, The Lords have commanded us to acquaint you, That they have agreed to the Bill sent from this House, to enable Sir Trevor Williams and his Four Sons to make Jointures to their respective Wives, without any Amendment: And have sent you down a Bill, intituled, An Act for the Vesting of certain Manors and Lands of Edward Bedell, of Woodrising in the County of Norfolke, Esquire, in certain Trustees, to be sold for the Payment of his Debts, and for raising of Portions for Diana Bedell, Isabella Bedell, and Anne Bedell, Infants, Daughters of the said Edward Bedell; and for such other Children, as shall hereafter be begotten by the said Edward Bedell upon the Body of Isabella Bedell, his now Wife: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Coal Trade.

A Bill for the Ease of the Coal Trade, was read the Second time.

The Question being put, That the Bill be committed;

It passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, That the Bill be ingrossed;

It passed in the Negative.

Preventing Popery.

Ordered, That the Lord Castleton and Sir John Trevor, be added to the Committee to which the Bill to prevent the Growth of Popery, stands committed.

Leave of Absence.

Ordered, That Capt. Dyott have the Leave of the House to go into the Country.

Exporting Coal, &c.

Ordered, That a Bill be brought in for the free Exportation of Coal: And that it be referred to Colonel Byrch, Sir Tho. Meres, Mr. Love, Mr. Sacheverell, Sir Edward Deering, Sir Richard Temple, Sir John Knight, Sir Eliab Harvey, Sir Wm. Blackett, Sir Geo. Downing, Mr. Papillon, Mr. Neale, Sir Tho. Lee, Mr. Sawyer, Sir John Trevor, Sir John Mallett, Mr. Stockdale, or any Three of them, to prepare and bring in the said Bill.

Ordered, That it be referred to the same Committee, to prepare and bring in a Clause to be added to the said Bill, for the continuing the Act for Exportation of Beer, Ale, Mum; and to add a Clause for the Exportation of Cyder.

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