House of Commons Journal Volume 9
22 March 1673

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 22 March 1673', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 9: 1667-1687 (1802), pp. 272-274. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=27378 Date accessed: 20 September 2014.


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Sabbati, 22 die Martii, 1672.

Rebuilding Navy Office, &c.

SIR Charles Harbord reports from the Committee, to which the Bill for rebuilding the Navy Office was committed, some Amendments, agreed by the Committee to be made to the Bill: Which he read in his Place; and afterwards delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: And the same, being again twice read, were, upon the Question, agreed.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill, with the Amendments agreed, be ingrossed.

Duchy of Cornwall Leasing.

Sir Jonathan Trelawny reports from the Committee, to which the Bill for enabling his Majesty to make Leases of his Duchy Lands in Cornwall, was committed, some Amendments agreed by the Committee to be made to the said Bill: Which he read in his Place; and afterwards delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: And the same, being again twice read, were, upon the Question, agreed.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill, with the Amendments agreed to, be ingrossed; and read the Third time, when the House is full.

Rippon Writ.

Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue out his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out a Writ for electing a new Member to serve for the Borough of Rippon in the County of York, in the room of Dr. Burwell, lately deceased.

Selling Cattle.

A Bill for repealing a Clause in a former Act, prohibiting Jobbers and Salesmen to sell fat Cattle, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Lord Castleton, Sir Solom. Swale, Mr. Waller, Sir Trevor Williams, Sir Anth. Irby, Mr. Mountague, Sir Thomas Lee, Sir George Reeve, Mr. Cheney, Sir Robert Carr, Sir John Austen, Sir John Knight, Sir Lanc. Lake, Sir Rich. Ford, Sir Thomas Doleman, Mr. Prideaux, Mr. Hampden, Sir Phil. Harcourt, Sir John Hotham, Sir George Downing, Sir Edw. Deering, Major Austen, and all the Members of this House that serve for the Counties of Lincolne, Yorke, Nottingham, Bucks, Somerset, Devon, Dorset, Suffolke, Kent, Lancaster, and Sussex: And all that shall come are to have Voices: And they are to meet at Two of the Clock this Afternoon, in the Inner Court of Wards: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Greenland, &c. Trade.

A Bill for regulating the Greenland and Plantation Trade, was read a Second time.

A Clause tendered, and twice read, concerning the Eastland Trade.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill and the said Clause be committed to Sir George Downing, Sir Wm. Doyly, Sir Rich. Ford, Sir Trever Williams, Sir John Talbot, Sir Courtney Poole, Mr. Maynard, Sir Robert Barneham, Sir John Holland, Mr. Hobby, Sir Charles Harbord, Sir Tho. Clergis, Sir John Frederick, Colonel Birch, Sir Ralph Bancks, Sir Rich Temple, Colonel Strangewaies, Sir Nich. Pedley, Mr. Chetwin, Sir John Lowther, Sir John Knight, Sir Lanc. Lake, Sir Solom. Swale, Sir Phil. Musgrave, Sir Rich. Everard, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir Edw. Masters, Sir John Mallet, Sir Tho. Doleman, Sir Christ. Musgrave, Alderman Bence, Mr. Jones, Sir James Smith, Sir John Birkenhead, Mr. Garway, Mr. Wright, Mr. Culliford, Lord O Brien, Mr. Wood; and all that serve for London, or any Port Town: And all that shall come are to have Voices: And they are to meet at Two of the Clock this Afternoon, in the Exchequer Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Exeter Parishes.

A Bill for uniting Parishes within the City of Exeter, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Mr. Attorney General, Sir James Smith, Mr. Secretary Coventry, Col. Strangewaies, Sir Thomas Allen, Sir Edw. Masters, Sir Phil. Musgrave, Sir Rowland Berkley, Sir Wm. Doyley, Sir John Mallet, Mr. Milward, Sir Gilbert Talbot, Mr. Dowdswell, Lord Hawley, Mr. Dennis, Mr. Seymour, Sir Robert Carr, Sir Tho. Hanmer, Sir John Birkenhead, Mr. Westphaling, Mr. Harrison, Sir John Morton, Mr. Mallett, Sir Tho. Higgon, Mr. Solictor General, Col. Strangewaies, Mr. Crouch, Sir Lan. Lake, Sir John Knight, Sir Solomon Swale, Sir Rich. Ford, Sir Charles Harbord, Mr. Chetwyn, Mr. Culliford, Lord Ashley, Sir Courtney Poole, Sir Wm. Bassett, Serjeant Seyes, Mr. Prideaux, Mr. Cheney, Sir Ralph Bancks, Sir John Bennet, Sir Phil. Warwick, Sir Adam Browne, Mr. Swinfen, Sir John Shaw, Sir John Pelham, Sir John Talbot, Sir John Hanmer, Sir Edw. Seymour, Sir Edw. Deering, Mr. Whittaker, Mr. Buscawen, and all that serve for the County of Devon: And they are to meet on Monday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Exchequer Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Preventing Growth of Popery.

The House then proceeded upon the Provisoes sent from the Lords, to the Bill for preventing Dangers, which may happen from Popish Recusants: Which were all read the Second time: And some of them being long, and consisting of several Particulars of different Nature, the House proceeded on the Debate of the Proviso mark'd (C.)

And the Question being put, To agree with the Lords in that Proviso;

It passed in the Negative.

Resolved, &c. That the rest of the Provisoes, sent from the Lords, be referred to the Consideration of a Committee of the whole House; to take them into Consideration; and report the Matter to the House, with their Opinions.

The House then resolved into a Committee of the whole House.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Sir Tho. Meeres took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.

Message that Lords sit.

A Message from the Lords, by Sir William Beversham and Sir Edward Low;

Lloyd's Nat.

Mr. Speaker, The Lords have commanded us to acquaint you, that, in regard of the Recess, that is so soon intended, and the weighty Affairs they have before them, they do intend to sit this Afternoon; and desire this House will do so too; and to acquaint you, that they have agreed with the House, in the Bill for naturalizing Philip Lloyd Gentleman.

The Messengers being withdrawn;

House agrees to sit.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth agree to sit this Afternoon.

The Messengers being called in; Mr. Speaker acquaints them, That the House had agreed to sit this Afternoon, in Answer to the Lords Desire.

Preventing Growth of Popery.

The House then resolved again into a Committee of the whole House.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Sir Tho. Meeres took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.

Sir Thomas Meeres reports from the said Committee, That they had proceeded upon the said Provisoes, and made several Amendments: And humbly moved, That the House would resolve into a Committee again, at the First Sitting in the Afternoon.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth agree with the Committee, That the House be resolved into a Committee of the whole House, at the First Sitting in the Afternoon, to proceed in the Consideration of the Provisoes sent down from the Lords, to the Bill for preventing Dangers which may happen by Popish Recusants.

Then the House adjourned till Three of the Clock in the Afternoon.

Post Meridiem.

Thirsk, &c. Elections.

RESOLVED, &c. That the Committee of Elections do, before the Recess, proceed in the Matter concerning the double Returns for the Boroughs of Thirsk and Malton, in the County of York, who are returned by the proper Officers.

Resolved, &c. That, as to all Matters of Elections and Privileges, the Committee of Privileges and Elections be discharged from Sitting till after the Recess, save only as to the Matters between Sir Leoline Jenkins and Mr. Hales for the Port of Hyeth; and between Mr. Herne and Mr. Childe for the Borough of Dartmouth: And all other Matters depending, are to go on in Course, after the Recess, as they stand in Order.

Preventing Growth of Popery.

The House then resolved into a Committee of the whole House, upon the Provisoes sent from the Lords, to the Bill for preventing Dangers which may happen from Popish Recusants.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Sir Tho. Meeres took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.

Sir Tho. Meeres reports from the said Committee, That they had gone through the Provisoes referred to them, and made serveral Amendments; and humbly moved, That he might have a little Time to withdraw, and examine the said Amendments, and then to report the same.

Ordered, That Sir Thomas Meeres do withdraw, and examine the said Amendments, and make Report thereof to the House, so soon as he has perused the same.

Coinage.

An ingrossed Bill concerning Coinage, was read the Third time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act to continue a former Act concerning Coinage.

Preventing Growth of Popery.

Sir Thomas Meeres reports from the Committee of the whole House, several Amendments agreed by the Committee to be made to the Provisoes, sent from the Lords, to the Bill for preventing Dangers which may happen from Popish Recusants: Which he read in his Place; and afterwards delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: And the same being again twice read, were, upon the Question, severally agreed; and are as followeth;

Amendments to the Proviso mark'd (A).

Line 9th, after the Word "Salary" leave out "or Estate;" and, before the Word "Salary," add "or."

Line 10th, after the Word "valuable," change "or" into "and."

Line 11th, After the Word "Years," add these Words, "Other than such as relate to any Office, or to any Place of Trust under his Majesty; and other than Pensions of Bounty, or voluntary Pensions."

Line 14. Before the Word "Hereditaments," insert "or;" and, after the Word "Hereditaments," leave out "or other Profits whatsoever;" and insert "not being Officers; nor to take away or make void any Pension or Salary already granted by his Majesty, to any Person who was personally instrumental in the happy Preservation of his Sacred Majesty, after the Battle at Worcester, in the Year 1651, until his Majesty's Arrival beyond the Seas."

Line 45. After the Word "enjoy," insert "what is provided for, as aforesaid;" and leave out all, to the Word "notwithstanding," Line 52.

Line 53. After the Word "Act," leave out all, to the Word "provided," in the 55th Line.

Line 57th, Leave out the Words "in the Lords House of;" and insert, "before the Peers sitting in."

To the Provisoe, marked (B).

Line 11th, After the Word "Persons," add "within Four Months."

The Proviso marked (D), agreed, without any Amendment.

To the Provisoe, marked (E).

Line 4th, Leave out all, from the last Word in that Line, to the Second "or," in the 7th Line.

Line 9. Leave out the Words "Franchise, Liberty."

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