House of Commons Journal Volume 9
8 February 1673

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 8 February 1673', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 9: 1667-1687 (1802), pp. 250-251. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=27345 Date accessed: 29 July 2014.


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Sabbati, 8 die Februarii, 1672.

Prayers.

Child-stealing.

A BILL to prevent stealing and transporting Children, was read.

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

General Nat. Bill.

Resolved, &c. That a Bill be brought in for general Naturalization of Foreigners of the reformed Protestant Religion: And that it be referred to Mr. Cheney, Mr. Garraway, Sir Solomon Swale, Sir Fran. Goodricke, Sir Charles Harbord, Mr. Milward, Col. Titus, Sir Richard Ford, Sir Richard Temple, Col. Birch, Sir Lancelott Lake, Mr. King, Mr. Jones, Sir George Downing, or any Three of them, to prepare and bring in a Bill.

Importing Brandy.

Resolved, &c. That a Bill be brought in to prevent the importing of foreign Brandy: And that it is referred to Mr. Garraway, Sir Thomas Lee, Sir Robert Howard, Mr. King, to prepare and bring in the Bill.

Aliens Duty.

That a Bill be brought in for taking off the Aliens Duty upon home Commodities exported: And that it be referred to Mr. Garraway, Sir Anthony Irby, Sir William Lowther, Colonel Titus, Sir Charles Harbord, Sir George Downing, Colonel Birch, Mr. Crouch, or any Two of them, to prepare and bring in a Bill.

Privilege.

Information being given, that one Will. Curghay, the menial Servant of Sir Roger Bradshaigh, was arrested, at the Suit of one Roger Stanton Esquire, about the Twelfth of January last, by Ralph Foster, Bailiff, upon a Writ made out by Peter Marsh, being known, at the Time of the Arrest, to be Sir Roger Bradshaigh's menial Servant;

Ordered, That the Persons above-mentioned be summoned by the Committee of Privileges the next Time of their Meeting, to attend, and give an Account concerning this Breach of Privilege objected against them; and that, in the mean time, all further Proceedings against the said William Curghay be stayed.

Ditto.

Information being given to the House of a Breach of Privilege committed against Sir Robert Dillington, a Member of this House, by serving him with a Subpæna out of Chancery, on the Monday Sevennight before the Meeting of the House, by Robert Wheeler; Samuel Guyer being Plaintiff, and John Ball Attorney;

Ordered, That the Persons above-mentioned be sent for in the Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, to answer this Breach of Privilege: And that it be referred to the Committee of Privileges to take it into their Consideration the next Meeting.

Privilege.

A Complaint being made, on the Behalf of Sir Charles Sidley, a Member of this House, of a Breach of Privilege committed against him;

And he standing up in his Place, and acquainting the House, that, being in London, near the Old Exchange, on * * *, his Coach and Horses were seised on by one Daniell Axton a Constable, carried away to the Greene Yard; and his Coachman, and other Servants that attended him, carried to the Compter; and himself also, though the Constable was informed, and did know, that he was a Member of this House, carried and detained Prisoner, in the Compter;

Ordered, That the Serjeant at Arms attending this House do apprehend the said Daniell Axton, for his Breach of Privilege: And that the Matter be referred to the Committee of Privileges, to take it into their Examination, the First Day of their Meeting.

Indulgence to Dissenters.

The House then assumed the further Consideration of his Majesty's Speech: Which being again read;

And a Debate arising upon that Part of his Majesty's Speech, which relates to his Declaration for Indulgence to Dissenters;

Resolved, &c. That this Debate be adjourned till Monday Morning; Ten of the Clock.

And then the House adjourned till Monday Morning, Ten of the Clock.