House of Commons Journal Volume 9
22 March 1671


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'House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 22 March 1671', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 9: 1667-1687 (1802), pp. 222-223. URL: Date accessed: 23 October 2014.


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Mercurii, 22 die Martii, 1670.


Yelverton's Estate.

A BILL on the Behalf of Nevill Yelverton, an Infant, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Sir Tho. Lee, Sir Robert Carr, Sir Thom. Allen, Mr. Onslow, Sir Edm. Windham, Sir Edw. Wise, Mr. Hobby, Sir Solomon Swale, Mr. Ashley, Mr. Buscowen, Sir Thom. Meeres, Sir John Birkenhead, Sir Thom. Dolman, Sir John Talbot, Mr. Morice, Mr. Ford, Sir John Bennet, Mr. Powle, Mr. Milward, Sir Edw. Deering, Mr. Hide, Lord Hinchinbrooke, Mr. St. John, Mr. Cholmely, and all that serve for the several Counties of Lincolne, Yorke, Bucks, Northampton, and Huntington: And they are to meet To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Clarke's Estate.

A Bill for settling the Estate of Sir William Clarke, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Mr. Onslow, Lord Aungier, Sir Solomon Swale, Sir John Brampston, Mr. Evelyn, Mr. Buscowen, Mr. Delmahoy, Sir Humph. Winch, Sir John Birkenhead, Mr. Spry, Sir Robert Holt, Sir James Smith, Sir Thom. Meeres, Sir Edm. Pooley, Col. Phillipps, Sir Cirill Wich, Mr. Prideaux, Mr. Mervell, Mr. Tregonwell, Sir Joseph Ash, Mr. Powle, Mr. Chalmondley, Sir Robert Holmes, Col. Reames, Sir Will. Lowther, Sir Rich. Wiseman, Sir Tho. Dolman, Sir Will. Hayward, Sir Edw. Deering, Sir Rich. Temple, Col. Birch, Sir Edm. Windham, Sir Thom. Smith, Mr. Price, Mr. St. Johns, Mr. Mallet: And they are to meet To-morrow, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Preventing Export of Wool.

A Bill to prevent the Exportation of Wool, was read the First time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be read a Second time the First Business To-morrow Morning.

Regulating Jurors.

Ordered, That the Committee to which the Bill and Amendments touching Jurors was committed, be revived; and do sit To-morrow in the Afternoon, in the Place formerly appointed.

Building Arundell House.

The Bill sent from the Lords, intituled, An Act for building Arundell House, and Tenements thereunto belonging, was read; and, upon the Question, ordered to be read a Second time.

Hackett's Estate.

A Bill, sent from the Lords, intituled, An Act to enable Sir Andrew Hackett Knight, to settle a Portion of Money on Mary Hackett his Daughter, was read.

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


Mr. Crouch reports from the Committee to which the Bill against Conventicles, was re-committed, some Clauses agreed by the Committee to be added to the Bill: Which he read in his Place; and afterwards, delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table.

The Clause which related to the Baptism of Children, was read the First and Second time; and, upon the Question, rejected.

The Proviso, which related to the indemnifying of Persons who had acted upon the former Act, being twice read; and some Amendments being made at the Table; was, upon the Question, agreed.

A Proviso being tendered, that no Person punished by this Act shall be punished for the same Offence by any other Law;

And the Question being put, That the Proviso be read;

The House divided.

The Yeas go forth.


Sir Robert Holt, For the Yeas, 62.
Mr. Cholmely,
Mr. Powell, For the Noes, 66.
Mr. Mervill,

So it passed in the Negative.

Upon Debate of the House,

Resolved, &c. That the said additional Bill against Conventicles, be re-committed to the former Committee, upon the Debates of the House: Who are to sit this Afternoon, at Five of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber, for that Purpose; and to hasten their Proceedings therein, so as to make Report thereof on Friday Morning next.


The Question being put, That all other Committees be adjourned;

It passed in the Negative.

Supply Bill; foreign Commodities.

Ordered, That the ingrossed Bill for laying an additional Imposition on several foreign Commodites, be read To-morrow Morning.

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