Veneris, 7 die Februarii, 1672.
Footmen not to be on Stairs and in Passage.
ORDERED, That the Serjeant at Arms do take care
to keep the Stairs and Passage to the House free
from the Disturbance of Lacquies and Footmen; and
that no Footman or Lacquey stand or remain upon the
Stairs: Wherein, if any of them shall transgress, that then
the Serjeant take them into Custody: And the Officers
belonging to the Knight Marshal are to assist him herein.
Committee of Privileges.
Ordered, That a Committee of Elections and Privileges
be appointed of these Members following; viz. Mr. Milward, Sir Solomon Swale, Mr. Berty, Mr. Seymour, Mr.
George Mountague, Mr. Garraway, Lord St. Johns, Sir
Allen Apsely, Sir James Smith, Mr. Rigby, Sir Charles
Harbord, Mr. Hide, Mr. Morgan, Sir John Lowther,
Mr. Westphaling, Sir John Rolles, Mr. Grey, Sir Thomas
Meres, Lord Cornbury, Sir Ralph Bankes, Sir John Norton, Sir Francis Goodricke, Sir Anthony Irby, Sir Geo.
Reeves, Sir Robert Howard, Sir Will. Lowther, Sir
Francis Leeke, Sir Thomas Dolman, Mr. Vaughan, Sir
Edward Mansell, Sir Edward Phillipps, Mr. Churchill,
Sir Robert Barneham, Mr. Strangwaies, Sir Thomas Lee,
Mr. Peirpoint, Mr. Pleydall, Mr. William Harbord,
Lord Allington, Sir Wm. Lewis, Mr. Tregonwell, Sir
Robert Carr, Mr. Newport, Col. Williams, Sir Richard
Ford, Mr. Daniell, Sir Heneage Finch, Sir Roger Bradsheigh, Sir Edw. Harlow, Sir Richard Powle, Col. Progers, Col. Strode, Mr. Chetwin, Mr. Oakely, Lord
Richardson, Mr. Russell, Mr. John Brampston, Col.
Phillipps, Serjeant Maynard, Lord Castleton, Sir Rowland Berkley, Sir John Holland, Sir Wm. Hickman, Mr.
Secretary Coventry, Sir John Duncombe, Mr. Dowdswell, Sir Thomas Osborne, Sir Thomas Littleton, Sir
Gilbert Gerrard, Sir William Portman, Sir William
Killigrew, Col. Grey, Mr. Powle, Sir George Downing,
Mr. Cornwallis, Sir John Robinson, Sir Thomas Strickland, Captain Dyott, Sir Jonath. Trelawney, Mr. Culliford Mr. May, Sir John Pettus, Sir William Fleetwood,
Major Cornwall, Sir Francis Clarke, Mr. Wendy, Mr.
Trelawny, Lord Fitzharding, Sir John Bennett, Sir Walter
St. John, Doctor Arras, Sir Gilbert Talbot, Mr. Neale,
Mr. Nicholas Morris, Sir Copleston Bamfeild, Mr.
Palmes, Mr. King, Mr. Greenvile, Sir Edmond Windham, Mr. Phillipps, Sir John Moreton, Sir Philip
Warwicke, Sir Edw. Hungerford, Sir Robert Dillington,
Sir John Pelham, Sir John Heath, Sir Philip Musgrave,
Sir Thomas Chichley, Sir George Courthopp, Sir Edmond
Bower, Lord Fanshaw, Sir Joseph Williamson, Sir John
Talbot, Mr. Buller, Mr. Harris, Sir John Hanmer, Sir
James Smith, Sir John Mallet, Mr. Sherrard, Mr. Hobby,
Sir William Terringham, Mr. Roberts, Mr. Winne, Sir
Thomas Allen, Captain Herbert, Sir Thomas Higgons,
Sir Richard Francklyn, Mr. Head, Mr. Swinfen, Mr. Jolliffe, Mr. Crouch, Sir Edward Masters, Mr. Chalmondley,
Sir Nicholas Carew, Sir Henry Capell, Mr. Wright, Mr.
Collingwood, Lord Clifford, Mr. Sacheverell, Sir Henry
Puckering, Lord Aungier, Mr. Bridgeman, Mr. Edw.
Buscowen, Mr. Bold, Mr. Steward, Mr. Mallett, Sir
Henry Herbert, Col. Gilby, Sir Lancelott Lake, Sir Edward Massey, Sir John Birkenhead, Mr. Marvell, Sir
Richard Ingolsby, Alderman Love, Col. Birch, Mr. Conyers
Darcy, Sir Winston Churchill, Sir John Cotton, Sir Charles
Cotterell, Sir Anthony Cope, Sir Thomas Clergis, Mr. Guy,
Serjeant Jones, Sir John Bernaby, Mr. Thomas, Mr. Lucy,
Sir Thomas Slingsby, Mr. Price, Doctor Burwell, Sir
Allen Broderick, Mr. Noseworthy, Sir William Thomas, Sir
Richard Maleverer, Sir Philip Munckton, Sir Metcalfe
Robin on, Sir Richard Temple, Mr. Tanner, Mr. Whorwood, Mr. Hampden, Mr. Hopkins, Sir Justinian Isham,
Mr. Graham, Mr. St. John, Mr. Richard Crooke, Sir
John Fagg, Sir Francis Compton, Sir Francis Lawley,
Mr. Maynard, Mr. Dunster, Mr. Otway, Lord Ancram,
Lord Ashley, Sir John Mounson, Sir Robert Paston, Mr.
Manwairing, Sir Richard Everard, Mr. Seymour, Col.
Titus, Mr. Tulse, Sir Trevor Williams, Sir Eliab Harvey,
Sir William Drake, Lord Roos, Sir Edward Bish, Sir
Tho. Spencer, Mr. Cheney, Sir Foulke Lucy, Sir Edw.
Deering, Sir John Hotham, Mr. Attorney Mountague,
Col. Faunt, Mr. Godolphin, Lord Gorges, Sir Edward
Hales, Mr. Giles Hungerford, Sir Frederick Hide, Sir
William Haward, Sir Robert Worsley, Mr. Low, Mr.
Weld, Sir Vere Fane, Sir Will. Godolphin, Mr. Herbert,
Sir Thom. Proby, Sir Henry Peckham, Serjeant Hardresse, Mr. Tufton, Mr. Geo. Johnson, Mr. Dennis:
That this Committee do meet every Tuesday, Thursday,
and Saturday, in the Exchequer Chamber, at Two of
the Clock in the Afternoon; and take into Consideration
all such Matters as shall come into Question touching
Returns, Elections, and Privileges; and to proceed upon
Double Returns, in the first Place; and report their
Proceedings to the House: And all Persons that will
question double Returns already made, are to do it in
Fourteen Days next, and so in Fourteen Days after any
new Return shall be brought in: And the Committee hath
Power to receive Petitions; and to send for Persons,
Papers, and Records, for their Information; and to make
Report of any Matters aforesaid, which may concern
Breach of Privilege: And all Members that are returned
for Two or more Places, are to make their Elections by
this Day Three Weeks, for which of the Places they will
serve; provided there be no Question upon the Return
for that Place. And if any thing shall come in Question,
touching the Return, or Matter of Privilege, of any
Member of this Committee, such Member is to withdraw from the Committee during the Time the Matter
which concerns himself is in Debate.
Ordered, That the Grand Committee for Religion do
sit every Monday, Two of the Clock in the Afternoon,
in the House.
Ordered, That the Grand Committee for Grievances
do sit every Wednesday, at Two of the Clock in the
Afternoon, in the House.
Ordered, That the Grand Committee for Trade do sit
every Friday, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in
Ordered, That the Grand Committee for Courts of
Justice do sit every Saturday in the Afternoon, at Two
of the Clock, in the House.
A Motion being made for his Majesty's Supply;
Resolved, &c. That the House do forthwith resolve
into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of the
Motion of the King'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 Committee of the whole
House, That they had unanimously resolved of this Vote,
that a Supply be given to his Majesty of Eighteen
Months Assessment, according to the Proportion of the
last Royal Aid, not exceeding Seventy thousand Pound
Which Vote being taken into Consideration;
Resolved, &c. That a Supply be given to his Majesty
of Eighteen Months Assessment, according to the Proportion of the last Royal Aid, not exceeding Seventy
thousand Pound a Month.
Ordered, That the Attorney General do forthwith prepare and bring in a Bill, pursuant to this Vote.
And then the House adjourned till Nine of the
Clock, To-morrow Morning.