Lunæ, 9 die Februarii, 1673.
Lord Obrian's Petition.
ORDERED, That the Committee, to which the
Petition of the Lord Obrian was committed, be revived; and do sit this Afternoon, at Three of the Clock.
A Bill for Repair of Churches, and for the better Recovery of small Tythes, was read.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be read a Second time.
A Bill ascertaining the Powers and Fees in the Patents
of Judges, was read.
Resolved, &c. That this Bill be read a Second time on
Friday next, after Ten of the Clock.
A Petition of James Peircy Esquire, was read; and
Resolved, &c. That the further Debate of the Petition
of James Peircy be adjourned to this Day Fortnight.
King appoints to be attended.
Mr. Secretary Coventry reports, That his Majesty had
been acquainted with the Desire of this House, to have
Access to his Majesty with their Address, touching the
Disbanding of the Standing Forces: And that his Majesty had appointed To-morrow, Three of the Clock, to
receive the House.
A Bill to prevent illegal exacting Money from the
Subject, was read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That it be committed to Sir Eliab Harvey, Sir Will. Lowther, Mr. Powle, Sir Trevor Williams,
Mr. Secretary Coventry, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir Edm. Jenings,
Sir Charles Harbord, Mr. Hopkins, Lord Fitzharding, Sir
Thom. Meeres, Sir John Hotham, Mr. Stockdale, Mr. Boscowen, Mr. Otway, Sir John Moreton, Mr. Russell, Sir
Thom. Littleton, Sir Nich. Pedley, Mr. Rigby, Sir Henry
Capell, Mr. Garaway, Sir Edw. Deering, Mr. Streete,
Mr. Crooke, Lord Cavendish, Sir Wm. Coventry, Mr.
Stanhop, Mr. Chalmondley, Sir John Mounson, Colonel
Birch, Mr. Thyn, Mr. Sacheverell, Sir Robert Carre, Mr.
Swinfen, Sir Robert Howard, Sir John Birkenhead,
Sir John Duncomb, Lord O'Brien, Mr. Mallett, Sir
Nich. Carew, Sir George Downing, Lord Ancram,
Mr. Cheney, Colonel Phillipps, Sir Courtney Poole,
Sir Francis Drake, Lord Cornbury, Sir John Coriton,
Mr. Hamden, Sir John Newton, Mr. Hungerford,
Mr. Palmes, Colonel Strangwaies, Lord St. John, Mr.
Whorwood, Sir John Mallett, Mr. Goreing, Sir Rich.
Temple, Sir Hen. Goodrick, Lord St. John, Sir John
Coventry, Sir Edw. Masters, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Sir
Thom. Littleton, Sir Will. Hickman, Sir John Duncombe,
Sir Robert Thomas, and all the Gentlemen of the Long
Robe: And all that shall come are to have Voices: And
they are to meet this Afternoon, at Two of the Clock, in
the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons,
Papers, and Records: And the Long Robe are required
to give their Attendance on the Committee.
Trials of Peers.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Thomas Estcourt
and Sir Tim. Baldwin;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent you down a Bill,
intituled, An Act for the better Regulating of the Trial
of the Peers of England; to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Ordered, That all Committees, that were discontinued,
be revived; and do sit in the Places formerly appointed.
Ordered, That the Report of the Election for the
County of Huntington, between Mr. Appreece and Sir
John Bernard, be made on Thursday Morning, after
Ten of the Clock.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, Nine of the Clock.