Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Lunæ, 21 die Maii , 1677.
Debate on last Message.
A MOTION being made, That the House would take his Majesty's last Message into Consideration; The Message being read; and a Debate arising in the House thereupon;
Ordered, That the Debate of his Majesty's last Message be adjourned till Wednesday Morning next, at Ten of the Clock.
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 Sudbury in the County of Suffolke, in the room of Thomas Waldegrave Esquire, deceased.
Haverford West Writ.
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 County of Haverford West, in the room of Sir Frederick Hyde Knight, deceased.
A Petition of Thomas Browne Esquire, complaining of a double Return made by the High Sheriff of the County of Dorsett, of Sir Nathanael Napper, together with the Petitioner, to serve in this present Parliament, as Knight of the Shire for the County of Dorsett, in the room of John Lord Digby, now Earl of Bristol, was read.
Resolved, &c. That the Matter of the said Petition be referred to the Committee of Elections and Privileges; to examine the same; and report it, with their Opinions therein, to the House.
Recalling Subjects from French Service.
Ordered, That the Committee, to whom the Bill for recalling his Majesty's Subjects out of the Service of the French King, be revived; and do sit this Afternoon, in the Place formerly appointed: And that the Committee of Elections and Privileges do not meet To-morrow.
And then the House adjourned till Wednesday Morning next, at Nine of the Clock.