Sabbati, 8 die Februarii, 1672.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.