House of Commons Journal Volume 9
4 March 1673

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 4 March 1673', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 9: 1667-1687 (1802), pp. 261-262. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=27362 Date accessed: 03 September 2014.


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Martis, 4 die Martii, 1672.

Prayers.

Suffolke Election.

A PETITION of the Lord Huntingtower was read; complaining of a Double Return, made by the Sheriff of Suffolke, in Wrong of the Petitioner, who was duly elected to serve in Parliament as Knight of the Shire for that County, and ought to have been singly returned.

Resolved, &c. That this Petition be referred to the Committee of Privileges and Elections, to examine the Matter of the Petition; and report it, with their Opinions therein, to the House.

Aliens Duty.

The Bill for taking off the Aliens Duty upon Home Commodities exported, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Mr. Garraway, Sir Launcelot Lake, Sir John Covert, Sir Geo. Reeve, Sir Charles Harbord, Sir Solomon Swale, Sir John Knight, Lord Richardson, Sir Geo. Downing, Sir Eliab Harvey, Mr. Ford, Mr. Herbert, Sir Thomas Allen, Sir John Moreton, Colonel Birch, Mr. Ford, Lord Ashley, Sir Rich. Everard, Sir Trevor Williams, Mr. Swanton, Sir Fran. Clarke, Sir Edward Masters, Sir John Hanmer, Sir Richard Temple, Mr. Pedley, Sir John Lowther, Sir William Thompson, Sir Richard Braham, Mr. Bence, Sir Anthony Cope, Sir Rich. Edgecomb, Mr. Noseworthy, Colonel Phillipps, Colonel Strangwayes, Sir Cirill Wich, Sir Thomas Woodcocke, Sir John Mallett, Sir Anthony Irby, Mr. Whittaker, Mr. Hobby, Sir Theoph. Biddolph, Mr. Morrice, Sir Will. Lowther, Sir Will. Bucknall, Sir Robert Carr, Sir John Talbot, Mr. Milward, Sir Thom. Bludworth, Mr. Culliford, Mr. Cornwallis, Sir Thom. Mompesson, Sir Richard Powle, Sir John Robinson, Sir Vere Fane, Mr. Whorwood, Sir Thomas Bide, and all that serve for the Cities of London, Bristoll, and Exeter: And they are to meet To-morrow, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Court of Wards: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Preservation of Timber.

A Bill for the Preservation and Increase of Timber, was read the First time.

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

Coinage.

A Bill for Continuance of a former Act, for the Encouragement of Coinage, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That this Bill be committed to Sir Geo. Downing, Sir John Talbot, Sir Will. Strode, Colonel Gilby, Sir Rich. Francklyn, Mr. Morrice, Sir Launcelot Lake, Mr. Chetwyn, Sir Rowland Berkley, Sir Thomas Woodcocke, Mr. Dowdswell, Sir Charles Harbord, Mr. Ford, Mr. Jolliffe, Mr. Crouch, Mr. Jones, Sir Theoph. Biddolph, Sir Heneage Finch, Sir Solomon Swale, Sir Robert Holmes, Sir Phil. Musgrave, Mr. Crouch, Sir John Strode, Sir Thomas Allen, Sir John Pettus, Sir Will. Coventry, Sir John Duncomb, Sir Rich. Everard, Mr. Vaughan, Sir Will. Lowther, Sir Will. Thompson, Sir Thom. Bludworth, Mr. Love, Mr. Attorney General, Mr. Solicitor General: And they are meet To-morrow, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Supply Bill.

The House then resolved into a Committee of the whole House, upon the Bill for his Majesty's Supply.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.

Mr. Attorney General took the Chair of the Committee.

Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.

Mr. Attorney General reports from the said Committee, That they had made some further Progress in the said Bill: And humbly moved from the said Committee, that the House would resolve again into a Committee of the whole House, on Saturday Morning next, Ten of the Clock, to proceed in the further Consideration thereof: And that the House would order, That the respective Knights of the Shire, and the Members that serve for the several Counties, Cities, and Boroughs, do bring in the List of Names of Commissioners to be inserted in the said Bill, to the Clerk of this House, by Thursday next.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth agree with the Committee, That the House be resolved into a Committee of the whole House, on Saturday Morning next, Ten of the Clock, to proceed in the further Consideration of the Bill for his Majesty's Supply: And that the respective Knights of the Shire, and the Members that serve for the several Counties, Cities, and Boroughs, do bring in the Lists of Names of Commissioners to be inserted in the said Bill, to the Clerk of this House, by Thursday next.

Suffolke Election.

A Petition, on the Behalf of Sir Samuell Barnardiston Baronet, was read; complaining of a Double Return, made by the Sheriff of Suffolke, in Wrong of the Petitioner, who was duly elected to serve in Parliament as Knight of the Shire for that County, and ought to have been singly returned.

Resolved, &c. That this Petition be referred to the Committee of Elections and Privileges, to examine the Matter of the Petition; and report it with their Opinions in this Case, to the House.

Privilege.

Ordered, That the Committee for Privileges do examine the Matter of Breach of Privilege, in Daniell Axson a Constable, complained of by Sir Charles Sidley, the first Business on Thursday next.

Thirks Election.

A Petition of Robert Wharton Esquire was read; complaining of an undue Carriage of Mr. Roger Meynell the Bailiff of the Borough of Thirks in the County of Yorke, in the Election and Return for that Place; and of a Double Return, made by the Sheriff.

Ordered, That this Petition be referred to the Committee of Elections and Privileges, to examine the Matter thereof; and, in the first Place, to examine, who was returned by the proper Officer; and the Error of the Sheriff, in making the Return; and to report the Matter, with their Opinions therein, to the House.

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