House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 16 June 1685

Pages 737-738

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, 16 die Junii, 1685. 1 Jac. II.


ANNE Hevesen Cornwall, the Wife of Henry Cornwall Esquire, did, this Day, take the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy, at the Table, in order to her Naturalization.

Attainting Duke of Monmouth.

A Message from the Lords, by Mr. Justice Levinz and Mr. Justice Walcott;

Mr. Speaker, We are commanded by the Lords to acquaint this House, That they have concurred with this House in the Bill, sent up from this House for the Attainder of James Duke of Monmouth, without any Alteration.

Earl of Cleaveland's Creditors.

Ordered, That Sir John Burlace and Sir William Trumball be added to the Committee to whom the Bill for Relief of the Creditors of the late Earl of Cleaveland stands committed.

Cooke's Estate.

Ordered, That the Bill to enable Younger Cooke Esquire to sell Lands, for Payment of Debts, be read To-morrow Morning.

Rochester, &c. Waterworks.

Ordered, That the Bill for conveying fresh Water to Rochester and Chatham, be read To-morrow Morning.

Importing Candles.

A Bill for prohibiting the Importation of Foreign Tallow Candles, was read.

Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time.

Expiring Laws.

A Bill to revive and continue several Laws expired, and near expiring, was read a Second time.

Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Sir Charles Holt, Mr. Parker, Mr. Ethrick, Sir John Talbott, Mr. Christy, Mr. Tippin, Mr. Hawtrey, Sir Edw. Windham, Mr. Baldwin, Mr. Head, Mr. Chudleigh, Sir John Norton, Sir Tho. Russell, Sir Wm. Honywood, Mr. Sandford, Mr. Musgrave, Mr. Hanses, Mr. Chaffinch, Sir Gilbert Clerk, Lord Digby, Sir Nicolas Bacon, Sir Cha. Rawley, Sir Edmund Jennings, Mr. Bickerstaffe, Mr. Per. Bertic, Mr. Wogan, Sir Will. Twisden, Mr. Hodges, Mr. Westbrooke, Mr. Lampton, Sir Cha. Gaudy, Sir John Rowes, Sir Richard Temple, Colonel Lee, Sir John Hoskins, Colonel Windham, Sir Lewis Palmer, Mr. Cooke, Mr. Beare, Mr. Montague, Sir James Butler, Sir Richard May, Sir Dan. Fleming, Mr. Shaw, Sir Hen. Goffe, Mr. Duncombe, Lord Downe, Sir Roger Cave, Sir Cha. Gerrard, Mr. Geres, Marquis Worcester, Mr. Verney, Mr. Smith, Lord Ranelagh, Mr. Coryton, Mr. Pomeroy, Mr. Essex Strode, Mr. Guy, Mr. Kingdon, Sir Phil. Egerton, Mr. Done, Sir Peter Rich, Mr. Awbry: And all the Members of the Long Robe, or any Eight of them: And they are to meet at Three of the Clock this Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And are impowered to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Importing Gunpowder, &c.

A Bill to prohibit the Importation of Gunpowder and Small Arms, was read a Second time.

Resolved, That the said Bill be committed to Sir Chr. Musgrave, Sir Ed. Jennings, Lord Downe, Sir Rich. Temple, Sir Dan. Fleming, Sir Orlando Gee, Sir John Chichley, Mr. Musgrave, Mr. Fleetwood, Mr. Bickerstaffe, Mr. Montague, Mr. Pepys, Sir Hen. Goffe, Sir Richard Haddock, Mr. Smith, Sir Edw. Mansell, Lord Preston, Mr. Rich. Grahm, Mr. Coryton, Mr. Tippin, Mr. Shaw, Sir Dudley North, Mr. Ashburnham, Mr. Essex Strode, Mr. Per. Bertie, Mr. Grenvile, Mr. Bridges, Sir Antho. Deane, Mr. Dolben, Sir Willoughby Hickman, Sir Cha. Gaudy, Sir Hen. Goodrick, Mr. Wogan, Sir Peter Rich, Sir Tho. Yarborough, Sir Winston Churchill, Sir Hen. Beaumont, Sir Edw. Nevill, Sir Wm. Trumball, Mr. Hawton, Sir John Hoskins, Sir John Norton, Mr. Hanses, Sir Ben. Bathurst, Colonel Strode, Mr. Fanshaw, Sir Denny Ashburnham, Mr. Hodges, or any Eight of them: And they are to meet at Three of the Clock this Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber.

Northern Borders.

The Marquis of Worcester reports from the Committee to whom the Bill for Continuance of Three former Acts for preventing Theft and Rapine upon the Northern Borders of England, was committed, That the Committee, having taken the same into their Consideration, had agreed upon an Amendment to be made: Which he read in his Place; and afterwards delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same being again read, was agreed to by the House.

Ordered, That the Bill, with the Amendment, be ingrossed.

Supply Bill; Duty on Sugar, &c.

A Message from the Lords, by Sir James Astry and Dr. Edsbury;

Mr. Speaker, The Lords have commanded us to acquaint this House, That they have passed the Bill for an Imposition on Sugars and Tobacco, sent them up from this House, without any Alteration or Amendment.

Message to attend the King.

A Message from his Majesty, by Sir Thomas Duppa, Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod;

Mr. Speaker,

The King commands this honourable House to attend Him, immediately, in the House of Peers.

And accordingly Mr. Speaker, with the House, went up to attend his Majesty.

The House being returned;

Lindsey Level.

A Bill for draining Lindsey Level was read.

The Question being put, That the Bill be read a Second time;

The House divide.

The Yeas go forth.

Tellers, Sir Orlando Gee, for the Yeas, 32.
Mr. Windham,
Tellers, Lord Castleton, for the Noes, 280.
Sir Hen. Goodrick,

And so it passed in the Negative.

Foreign Protestants Nat.

A Petition of divers poor French Protestants, praying Leave to bring in a Bill for a general Naturalization of such Protestants as are now settled in England and Wales, and the Town of Berwick upon Tweed, and the Isles of Jersey and Guernsey; and such as, in a Time to be limited, shall come from beyond Sea; was read.

The Question being put, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill, as is desired;

The House divide.

The Yeas go forth.

Tellers, Sir Rich. Temple, for the Yeas, 156.
Sir Fra. Russell,
Tellers, Colonel Phillips, for the Noes, 114.
Mr. Grahm,

And so it was resolved in the Affirmative.

Resolved, That a Bill be prepared, and brought in, upon the Debate of the House.

And it is referred to Sir Richard Temple, Sir Hen. Goodrick, Mr. Vice-chamberlain, Mr. Garway, Lord Preston, Mr. Pepys, Sir Tho. Meres, Sir Tho. Clarges, Sir John Lowther, Lord Digby, or any Three of them, to prepare the said Bill: And they are to meet at Three of the Clock this Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber.

Hackney Coaches.

A Bill for Regulating of Hackney Coaches, being presented to the House;

Ordered, That the Bill be read To-morrow Morning.

Woollen Manufacture.

A Bill for Encouragement of the Woollen Manufacture, was read.

Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time.

Exporting Wool.

A Bill for preventing the Transportation of Wool, was read.

Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time Tomorrow Morning at Ten of the Clock.

Earl of Cleaveland's Creditors.

A Petition of Sir Christ. Clapham was read.

Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Petition be referred to the Committee to whom the Bill for Relief of the Creditors of the late Earl of Cleaveland, stands committed; to examine the Matter thereof; and to report the same, with their Opinions therein, to the House.

Whitchurch Election.

Ordered, That the Merits of the Election for Whitchurch in the County of Southampton, which should have been heard before the Committee of Elections and Privileges on Monday next, be put off, and heard before the said Committee, the First vacant Day after the several Days of Hearing, appointed by the Committees.

Hackney Coaches.

A Petition of Dr. Barbon being presented;

Ordered, That the said Petition be read To-morrow Morning.

Steyning Writ.

Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue out his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out a new Writ, for Election of a Burgess to serve in this present Parliament for the Borough of Steyning in the County of Sussex, in the room of Henry Goreing Esquire deceased.

And then the House adjourned to Nine of the Clock To-morrow Morning.