House of Commons Journal Volume 9
17 November 1670

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 17 November 1670', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 9: 1667-1687 (1802), pp. 165. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=27223 Date accessed: 30 July 2014.


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Jovis, 17 die Novembris, 1670.

Prayers.

St. James' Parish.

A BILL for making St. James's Parish, distinct from St. Martins in the Fields, was read the First time.

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

The House was divided.

The Yeas went forth.

Tellers,

Mr. Seymour, for the Yeas, 30.
Sir Thomas Allen,
Sir Robert Carr, for the Noes, 43.
Sir Hugh Windham,

And so it passed in the Negative.

Privilege- Persons discharged from custody.

Upon the Motion of Mr. Russel, who acquainted the House, that Thomas Cooke and John Taylor, now in the Custody of the Serjeant at Arms, for arresting his menial Servant, that the said Persons were very poor, and humbly begged the Pardon of the House;

Ordered, That the said Thomas Cooke and John Taylor be discharged from the Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, paying their Fees.

Supply.

The House then resolved into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed in the further Consideration of his Majesty's Supply.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.

Mr. Seymour took the Chair of the Committee.

Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.

Mr. Seymour reports from the said Committee, that they had made some further Progress in the Consideration of his Majesty's Supply; and moved, from the Committee, that the House would resolve into a Committee of the whole House To-morrow Morning, Ten of the Clock, to proceed in the further Consideration thereof.

Resolved, That this House doth agree with the Committee, that this House be resolved into a Committee of the whole House To-morrow Morning, Ten of the Clock, to proceed in the further Consideration of his Majesty's Supply.

Fees in Out ports.

Ordered, That the Committee for Examination of the Fees of Customs in the Out Ports, be revived; and do sit this Afternoon, at Two of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.

Downton Writ.

Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do certify the Lord Keeper of the Great Seal of England of the Death of Mr. Buckland, who lately served as a Member of this House, for the Borough of Downton in the County of Wiltes; desiring him, that a Writ may issue forth under the Great Seal, for a new Election of a Member, to serve in this present Parliament, in his place and stead.

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