House of Commons Journal Volume 9
5 April 1671

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 5 April 1671', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 9: 1667-1687 (1802), pp. 230. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=27324 Date accessed: 21 October 2014.


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Mercurii, 5 die Aprilis, 1671.

Prayers.

Howard's Estate.

A BILL on the Behalf of Charles Howard Esquire, and Mary his Wife, to levy and suffer Fines and Recoveries, was read.

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

Fines and Forfeitures.

Ordered, That the Report of the Bill for the better Recovery and collecting of Fines and Forfeitures due to his Majesty, be heard the First Business To-morrow Morning.

Fee-farm Rents.

An ingrossed Bill for the vesting certain Fee-farm Rents, and other Rents, in Trustees, was read the Second time; and, upon the Question, ordered to be committed.

A Clause for the better Satisfaction of Purchasers was twice read.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill, with the said Clause, be committed to Sir John Duncombe, Sir Robert Steward, Serjeant Charleton, Mr. Crouch, Sir Ciril Wich, Sir Thom. Dolman, Sir John Knight, Sir John Talbot, Mr. Att. Mountague, Sir Char. Harbord, Sir John Birkenhead, Sir Hugh Windham, Sir Thom. Strickland, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Sir Solomon Swale, Sir Thom. Allen, Doctor Burwell, Sir Will. Doyley, Colonel Sandis, Mr. Wood, Sir Thom. Meeres, Sir Will. Hayward, Sir Rich. Braham, Lord Hawley, Mr. Harbord, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Sir John Coriton, Sir Edw. Deering, Mr. Newport, Colonel Reames, Mr. Austin, Sir Anthony Irby, Mr. Ashley, Sir Phil. Warwicke, Sir Thom. Clergis, Sir Robert Carr, Sir John Heath, Sir Robert Atkins, Mr. Sprye: And they are to meet at Two of the Clock this Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records: And it is referred to the Committee to take care and make Provisions for Exemption of the Queen's Jointure, by some Clause or Amendment to be made to the Bill.

Houses burnt in London.

Ordered, That the Report of the Bill touching the Judicature for Houses burned in London and Southwarke, be heard To-morrow Morning.

Increase of Timber.

Ordered, That the Report of the Bill to preserve the Growth of Timber, be heard To-morrow Morning.

Cornwall Assizes.

Ordered, That the Report of the Bill for settling the Assizes for the County of Cornwall, be made To-morrow Morning.

Conventicles.

The ingrossed Bill to prevent and suppress seditious Conventicles, was read.

And some Amendments, upon the Question, agreed; and made at the Table.

The Question being put, That the Bill do pass;

The House divided.

The Noes go out.

Tellers,

Sir Jonath. Trelawny, For the Yeas, 74.
Sir Robert Holt,
Lord St. John, For the Noes, 53.
Sir Robert Howard,

And so it was resolved in the Affirmative.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An additional Act to prevent and suppress seditious Conventicles: And Mr. Crouch is to carry up the Bill to the Lords.

A Message from the Lords, by Sir Nath. Hobart and Sir Will. Beversham;

Duke of Yorke's Revenue.

Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent you down a Bill, intituled, An Act for explaining of a Proviso contained in an Act, intituled, An Act for settling the Profits of the Post Office, and Power of granting Wine Licences, on his Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke, and the Heirs Males of his Body: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Hackett's Estate.

And have commanded us to acquaint you, That they have agreed to the Amendments to Sir Andrew Hackett's Bill.

General Nat. Bill.

The ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, of general Naturalization, was read.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be read a Second time, on Friday next, after Ten, and before Twelve of the Clock.

Duke of Yorke's Revenue.

The ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, for explaining of a Proviso contained in an Act, intituled, An Act for settling the Profits of the Post Office, and Power of granting Wine Licences, on his Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke, and the Heirs Males of his Body, was read the First time.

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

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