House of Commons Journal Volume 9
21 February 1674

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 21 February 1674', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 9: 1667-1687 (1802), pp. 313. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=27426 Date accessed: 28 July 2014.


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Sabbati, 21 die Februarii, 1673.

Lindsey Level.

A BILL concerning Lindsey Level, was read a First time.

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

Illegal Exactions.

Mr. Hungerford reports from the Committee to which the Bill to prevent illegal exacting Money from the Subject, was committed, several Alterations and Amendments agreed to be made and added to the said Bill: Which he read, with the Coherence, in his Place; and afterwards delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Which, being twice read, and some Amendments being made at the Clerk's Table, were, upon the Question, agreed.

A Clause being tendered, to be added to the Bill; which, being twice read, and amended, was, upon the Question, agreed.

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

Privilege-Presentment of Members for Riot.

A Motion being made on the Behalf of Mr. How, that he and Sir Scroop How, might have the Leave of this House to go into the Country, to make their Defence against a Presentment of a Riot alleged to be committed by them: But the said Presentment being made within the Time of Privilege of Parliament, the House thinking it not fit, that their Members should be withdrawn from the Service of the House;

Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of Privileges and Elections, to examine the Matter relating to Mr. How, and Sir Scroope How; and report the same, with their Opinions therein, to the House.

Privilege.

Sir Thomas Meres reports from the Committee of Privileges and Elections, the Matter of Breach of Privilege, in arresting the menial Servant of Sir John Coriton, That they had examine the Matter of Fact; and found, that Henry White, and * Colvert, were guilty of the said Breach of Privilege; and also of speaking contemptuous Words against the Honour and Dignity of this House; and had agreed upon these Votes: Which he read, and delivered in at the Clerk's Table: Which are as followeth, viz.

That Henry White is guilty of a Breach of Privilege, in arresting and detaining Captain Manning, the menial Servant of Sir John Coriton, a Member of this House; and in uttering contemptuous Words against the Honour and Dignity of the said House:

That * Colvert is guilty of a Breach of Privilege in arresting and detaining Captain Manning, the menial Servant of Sir John Corriton, a Member of this House; and in uttering such contemptuous Words against the Honour and Dignity of the said House.

The Question being put, To agree with the Committee;

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Resolved, &c. That Henry White be sent for, in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, to answer his Breach of Privilege, in arresting and detaining the menial Servant of Sir John Coriton; and in uttering contemptous Words against the Honour and Dignity of this House.

Resolved, &c. That * Colvert be sent for, in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, or his Deputy, to answer his Breach of Privilege, in arresting and detaining Captain Manning, the menial Servant of Sir John Coriton; and in uttering contemptuous Words against the Honour and Dignity of this House.

Chichester Election.

Sir Thomas Meres reports from the Committee of Privileges and Elections, the State of the Case, and Evidence on both Sides, in the Matter of the Election for the City of Chichester, in the County of Sussex; and the Vote of the Committee: Which he read, and delivered in at the Clerk's Table: Which is as followeth; viz.

That Mr. May is well elected a Member to serve in this present Parliament for the City of Chichester.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth agree with the Committee, that Mr. May is well elected a Member to serve in this present Parliament for the City of Chichester.

Writs of Habeas Corpus.

An ingrossed Bill concerning Writs of Habeas Corpus, was read the Third time: And there being no Brief ready, whereby Mr. Speaker might open the Contents of the Bill to the House;

Ordered, That the Opening of the Bill be adjourned till Monday Morning, Ten of the Clock.

And then the House adjourned till Monday Morning, Nine of the Clock.