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House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 9 April 1679

Pages 590-591

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

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Mercurii, 9 die Aprilis, 1679.

Prayers.

Leave of Absence.

Ordered, That Captain Deeds, and Mr. Evelyn, have Leave to go into the Country for Five Days.

Ordered, That Mr. Lisle and Sir Anthony Deane have Leave to go into the Country.

Exporting Leather.

A Bill for the Exporting of Leather was read the First time.

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

Leave of Absence.

Ordered, That Mr. Hales have Leave to go into the Country for a Week.

Lords Amendments to Bill for attainting Earl Danby.

The House then took into Consideration the Matter of the Report, made by Sir Francis Winnington, from the Conference had with the Lords, touching the Amendments made by the Lords to the Bill for the Attainder of Thomas Earl of Danby.

And the said Amendments being read;

And the Question being severally put, For agreeing to them;

It passed in the Negative.

Resolved, &c. That the Members that managed the last Conference, do withdraw and consider of Reasons to be offered at a free Conference to be had with the Lords, upon the Subject Matter of the last Conference, Why this House hath disagreed with their Lordships in several of their Amendments to the Bill for the Attainder of Thomas Earl of Danby of High Treason.

Conference desired with Lords.

Ordered, That Mr. Gerrard to do up to the Lords, to desire a free Conference, upon the Subject Matter of the last Conference, relating to the Amendments made by their Lordships to the Bill for the Attainder of Thomas Earl of Danby.

Mr. Gerrard reports, That the Lords have agreed to meet this House at a free Conference, in the Painted Chamber, To-morrow Morning at Eleven of the Clock.

Tangier.

Resolved, Nemine contradicente, That this House is of Opinion, That those who shall advise his Majesty to part with Tangier to any foreign Prince or State, or be instrumental therein, ought to be accounted Enemies to the King and Kingdom.

Leicester Election.

Ordered, That the Matter of the Election for Leicestershire be heard at the Bar of this House this Afternoon.

Committee of Secrecy.

Ordered, That the Committee of Secrecy do sit this Afternoon.

And then the House adjourned till Four of the Clock.

Post meridiem ejusdem diei.

Leicester Election.

THE House took into Consideration the Matter touching the Election for the County of Leicester; and heard the Counsel, and several Witnesses, on the Part of the Petitioners.

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