Mercurii, 18 die Februarii, 1673.
THE Bill to prevent Abuses in the Exportation of
Wool from England and Ireland, was read the
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Sir Trevor
Williams, Mr. Morris, Sir John Barnaby, Mr. Maynard,
Sir Robert Barneham, Sir Edw. Masters, Sir Thomas
Allen, Mr. Gwinne, Lord O Brion, Sir Charles Harbord,
Sir John Bennett, Sir Thom. Clergis, Mr. Mallett, Mr.
Collins, Sir John Hanmer, Mr. Hungerford, Sir Joseph
Ash, Lord Aungier, Mr. Morris, Mr. Pitt, Sir Anth.
Irby, Sir Edmond Jenings, Sir John Coriton, Mr. Crouch,
Mr. Onslow, Sir John Covert, Sir John Knight, Sir Fran.
Drake, Sir Will. Coventry, Mr. Hobby, Sir Char. Wheeler,
Lord Richardson, Sir Hen. Capell, Sir John Bramston, Sir
Thom. Lee, Sir Bainham Throgmorton, Dr. Arras, Sir
Gilbert Gerrard, Sir John Pettus, Sir Ralph Bancks,
Sir Francis Russell, Sir John Earnely, Sir Courtney Poole,
Col. Strode, Col. Norton, Mr. Whitaker, Sir Robert Cordell, Sir Hen. Puckering, Sir Edw. Deering, Mr. Wright:
And all that shall come are to have Voices: And they
are to meet on Thursday next, at Two of the Clock in
the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send
for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Attendance of Members.
Sir Thomas Clergis reports, and delivers in, from the
Committee appointed for that Purpose, a Bill for the
better Attendance of the Members of the Commons
House in Parliament: Which was read.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be read a Second time.
A Bill for explaining the former Acts, and for better
collecting the Duty of Hearth-money, was read the Second
Resolved, That the said Bill be committed to Mr.
Sacheverell, Sir Thom. Lee, Sir Anth. Cope, Sir Edw.
Masters, Mr. Morris, Sir Trevor Williams, Sir Anthony
Irby, Mr. Poole, Sir Robert Holt, Mr. Attorney General,
Sir Robert Howard, Sir Thomas Allen, Sir Edm. Windham,
Sir John Newton, Sir Edm. Jenings, Mr. Mervell, Mr.
Claufeild, Mr. Sprye, Sir Hen. Puckering, Sir Courtney
Poole, Sir Robert Carre, Mr. Mallet, Mr. Buscowen, Sir
John Coriton, Sir Wm. Lowther, Col. Strangwaies, Sir
Bainham Throgmorton, Mr. Thom. Morris, Mr. Chalmondley, Sir Jeofery Shakerly, Sir John Hotham, Sir John
Holman, Sir Will. Strode, Sir Charles Harbord, Sir John
Duncomb, Sir Eliab Harvey, Sir John Mallet, Mr. Maynard: And all that shall come are to have Voices: And
they are to meet on Friday next, at Two of the Clock
in the Afternoon, in the Exchequer Chamber: And they
are to inspect the former Acts, and compare them with
this Bill, that there may be no Incoherence between
them; and to consider the Debates of the House: And
to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Privilege - Petition from a person in custody.
A Petition of Francis Barrell Esquire was presented
to the House.
The Question being put, That the Petition be now
It was resolved in the Affirmative.
The Petition of Francis Barrell Esquire was read;
wherein he does submit himself to the Pleasure of the
House, in the Matter of his Breach of Privilege against
Mr. George, a Member of the House; and to deliver up
the Possession, and Key of the Chamber, as the House
And the House, accepting his Submission, gave Order
for his Discharge, paying his Fees, and delivering Possession to Mr. George.
And Mr. Barrell being called in; and kneeling at the
Bar of the House; Mr. Speaker, having given him a
Reprimand for his Breach of Privilege, did declare to
him the Order and Pleasure of the House, for his Discharge, upon the Delivery of Possession, and Payment
of the Fees.
State of Ireland.
The House then resolved into a Committee of the
whole House, to take into Consideration the State and
Condition of the Kingdom of Ireland.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Sir Charles Harbord took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Sir Charles Harbord reports from the said Committee,
that they had proceeded in the said Consideration, and
humbly moved from the said Committee, that the House
would resolve again into a Committee of the whole
House, on Friday Morning next, Ten of the Clock, to
proceed in the further Consideration thereof.
Resolved, &c. That the House will, on Friday Morning
next, resolve into a Committee of the whole House, to
take into further Consideration the State and Condition
of the Kingdom of Ireland.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, Nine of the Clock.