House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 24 May 1678

Pages 482-483

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, 24 die Maii, 1678.

Lindsey Level.

AMOTION being made, for Leave to bring in a Bill for draining Lindsey Level;

The Question being put, That Leave be given to Sir Wm. Killegrew, to bring in a Bill, concerning the draining Lyndsey Level;

The House divide.

The Yeas go forth.

Tellers, Sir Edm. Windham, for the Yeas, 75.
Mr. Trelawney,
Tellers, Sir Anth. Irby, for the Noes, 66.
Sir John Knight,

And so it was resolved in the Affirmative.

Resolved, &c. That Leave be given to Sir Wm. Killegrew to bring in a Bill concerning the Draining of Lindsey Level.

Woolen Manufactures.

A Bill for Wearing of Woolen Manufactures, and regulating the Making thereof, was read the First time.

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

Exporting Leather.

Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill to repeal the Laws prohibiting the Exportation of Leather.

Expiring Laws.

Resolved, &c. That a Committee be appointed to consider of the Temporary Laws that are expired, and which of them are fit to be revived; and report the same to the House.

And it is referred to Sir Tho. Clerges, Sir John Heath, Mr. Burlace, Mr. Spry, Mr. Crouch, Sir Geo. Downing, Serjeant Seis, Sir Fr. Drake, Sir Gilbert Talbot, Mr. Hopkins, Sir John Trevor, Mr. Powle, Serjeant Rigby, Serjeant Hardress, Sir Anth. Irby, Mr. Greenvile, Mr. Jolliffe, Sir John. Knight, Mr. Tregonwell, Mr. Wright, Mr. Williams, Sir John Mallett, Mr. May, Mr. Marvell, Sir Tho. Stringer, Sir Jonath. Trelawney, Mr. Vaughan, Mr. Dalmahoy, Sir Jos. Tredenham, Mr. Sachaverell, and all the Gentlemen of the Long Robe; or any Five of them: And they are to meet at Three of the Clock this Afternoon in the Speaker's Chamber.

Growth of Popery.

Resolved, &c. That a Bill, or Bills, be brought in, for securing the Protestant Religion against the Growth of Popery.

And it is referred to Sir John Trevor, Colonel Birch, Mr. Garraway, Mr. Powle, Sir Tho. Clerges, Sir Eliab Harvy, Sir Hen. Capell, Mr. Williams, Sir Edw. Harley, Sir Trevor Williams, Sir Rob. Thomas, Sir Phil. Monckton, Sir Hen. Ford, Sir Wm. Coventry, Sir Tho. Meeres, Sir Tho. Higgons, Lord Ancram, Mr. Vaughan, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir John Birkenhead, Sir Tho. Littleton, Sir Hum. Winch, Sir Wm. Hickman; or any Three of them.

Poor Laws.

Resolved, &c. That a Committee be appointed to inspect the Laws that make Provision for the Poor; and to consider of the Inconveniencies therein; and present the same, with Remedies for Prevention thereof, to the House; and to bring in a Bill, or Bills, upon the Debate of the House, to redress the Inconveniencies. And it is referred to Sir Edw. Deering, Colonel Birch, Sir Fr. Rolles, Sir Fr. Russell, Mr. Buscawen, Sir Tho. Mompesson, Sir Scroop How, Serjeant Gregory, Sir Court. Poole, Sir John Fagg, Mr. Crouch, Mr. Williams, Sir John Bramston, Sir John Rolles, Sir Tho. Littleton, Sir Edw. Harley, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir Fr. Drake, Sir Her. Perrot, Sir Ric. Temple, Sir Cop. Bamfeild, Mr. Waller, Sir John Knight, Sir Capell Luckin, Sir Trevor Williams, Mr. Clerke, Sir John Shaw, Sir Edm. Bowyer, Mr. Browne, Sir Tho. Lee, Sir Eliab Harvy, Sir Rob. Thomas, Sir Tho. Meeres, Sir John Birkenhead, Mr. Jolliffe, Sir Tho. Higgons, Sir Edm. Windham, Sir Trevor Williams, Sir Tho. Clerges, Sir Ad. Browne, Sir John Hotham, Mr. Garraway, Sir John Trevor, Sir Hen. Capell, Sir Geo. Downing, Mr. Hopkins, or any Five of them: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Three of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.

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