House of Commons Journal Volume 9
28 April 1668

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 28 April 1668', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 9: 1667-1687 (1802), pp. 89-90. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=27117 Date accessed: 02 September 2014.


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Die Martis, 28 Aprilis, 1668.

Prayers.

EASTER le Clere, born at Mounteire * in France, now the Wife of James Palmer, did this Day take the Oath of Allegiance and Supremacy, before the Speaker at the Clerk's Table, in order to her Naturalization; and a Certificate of her receiving the Sacrament was produced and allowed: And she was ordered to be inserted into the Bill.

Ordered, That Easter Palmer, alias le Clere, be inserted into the Bill of Naturalization.

Preventing Export of Wool.

A Bill against Exportation of Wool was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Sir Trevor Williams, Sir Maurice Berkley, Col. Williams, Sir Jo. Fagg, Mr. Westphaling, Mr. Barnaby, Lord Angier, Mr. King, Col. Reames, Lord Fanshaw, Col. Sandys, Sir James Thyn, Lord Hollis, Sir Jo. Rolls, Sir Robert Carr, Sir Thomas Gower, Sir Geo. Reeves, Mr. Mainard, Dr. Burwell, Sir Robert Holt, Mr. Buscawen, Mr. Hobby, Mr. Hardresse, Mr. Weld, Lord Richardson, Mr. Hen. Coventry, Sir Thom. Dyke, Sir Richard Browne, Mr. Pepis, Col. Gilby, Sir Charles Harbord, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Mr. Milward, Sir Jo. Pelham, Sir Geo. Probert, Mr. Onslow, Mr. Elliott: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Two of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Lucy's Estate.

A Bill, sent from the Lords, for Confirmation of a Settlement of the Estate of Sir Kingsmill Lucy, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Mr. George, Col. Sandys, Mr. Barnaby, Sir Wm. Killigrew, Sir Wm. Coventry, Lord Fanshaw, Sir Jo. Heath, Sir Wm. Fleetwood, Sir Jo. Talbott, Mr. Coventry, Sir Jo. Ernley, Mr. Mountague, Mr. Weld, Sir John Moreton, Sir Peter Killegrew, Lord Fitzharding, Sir Maurice Berkley, Sir John Duncombe, Sir Robert Long, Col. Reames, Sir Jonath. Trelawny, Sir Edw. Hungerford, Sir John Fitz James, Mr. Onslow, Mr. Gold, Sir Robert Mason, Sir James Thyn, Mr. Lucy, Sir Bainham Throckmorton, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Mr. Buscawen, Sir Richard Francklyn, Sir Hugh Windham, Mr. Progers: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Two of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to hear what shall be offered on the Behalf of the Landlords: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Importing Timber, &c.

A Bill for Supply of Timber, and other Commodities to be imported for Shipping, and Rebuilding of the City of London, was tendered.

Ordered, That the Bill be read the Second time Tomorrow Morning.

Fowler's Estate.

Ordered, That the Report of Mr. Fowler's Bill be heard To-morrow Morning.

Whorwood's Estate.

Sir Thomas Gower reports from the Committee to which the Bill to reverse a Decree made against Brome Whorwood Esquire, on the Behalf of his Wife for Alimony, was committed, that the Committee were of Opinion, that the Act for Confirmation of judicial Proceedings doth not comprehend the Order touching Alimony; and had returned the Bill without any Amendment.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be ingrossed.

Monies due to the Crown.

Sir Charles Harbord reports Amendments, and a Proviso, agreed by the Committee to which the Bill for the better answering of Monies due to the Crown was committed: Which were twice read; and, upon the Question, severally agreed.

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

Suppressing Conventicles.

An ingrossed Bill for Continuance of a former Act to prevent and suppress seditious Conventicles, was read.

A Proviso relating to Roman Catholicks, was tendered, declaring the Act to be intended against them; and once read: But it being debated, whether that Proviso were proper for the Bill;

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

The House divided.

The Yeas went forth.

Tellers,

Sir Robert Brooke, For the Yeas, 69.
Sir Tho. Doleman,
Sir Jonath. Trelawny, For the Noes, 84.
Sir Clifford Clifton,

And so it passed in the Negative.

Another Proviso, to put the Laws in Execution against Papists, was read;

And a Debate being, that this Proviso was not consistent with this Bill;

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

The House divided.

The Yeas went out.

Tellers,

Sir Nicho. Carew, For the Yeas, 92.
Mr. Hambden,
Sir John Mounson, For the Noes, 100.
Mr. Musgrave,

And so it passed in the Negative.

Another Proviso was tendered, and read; for depriving Persons twice convicted of the Benefit of the Act of Indemnity.

The Question being put, That this Proviso be read the Second time;

It passed in the Negative.

A Proviso was tendered; to wave the Execution of the Act in Places where there are no Ministers or Churches.

The Question being put, That this Proviso be read:

It passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, That the Bill do pass;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went out.

Tellers,

Lord Fanshaw, For the Yeas, 144.
Mr. Crouch,
Mr. Henley, For the Noes, 78.
Mr. Ratcliffe,

And so it was resolved in the Affirmative.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act for Continuance of a former Act to prevent and suppress seditious Conventicles: And that Sir Jonathan Trelawney do carry up the Bill to the Lords.

Irish Affairs.

Ordered, That the Irish Business appointed for Tomorrow be adjourned to Friday, and that the House do sit that Day.

Supply Bill;

Resolved, &c. That the House do To-morrow Morning proceed on the Amendments to the Bill for the King's Supply, the first Business.

Committees.

Ordered, That all Committees, except that for the Bill concerning the City of London, be adjourned.

Lucy's Estate.

Ordered, That the Committee to which the Bill concerning Sir Kingsmill Lucy is committed, do sit To-morrow Morning Seven of the Clock.

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