House of Commons Journal Volume 9
3 November 1675

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 3 November 1675', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 9: 1667-1687 (1802), pp. 366-367. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=27485 Date accessed: 26 November 2014.


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Mercurii, 3 die Novembris, 1675.

Prayers.

Earl of Warwick's Estate.

A BILL for the better enabling Mary Countess Dowager of Warwick, to perform the last Will of Charles late Earl of Warwick her late Husband, deceased, was read a Second time.

Resolved, &c. That this Bill be committed to Sir Walter St. John, Mr. Maynard, Sir Trevor Williams, Sir John Trevor, Sir John Knight, Sir Phillip Musgrave, Sir John Talbot, Mr. Westphaling, Mr. Morris, Mr. Roberts, Sir Nicho. Carew, Sir Henry Ford, Sir Wm. Killegrew, Sir Rob. Barnham, Sir Cha. Harbord, Sir Wm. Blackett, Sir* Lewis, Sir Fran. Drake, Mr. Serjeant Maynard, Sir Anthony Irby, Mr. Williams, Sir Richard Evarard, Sir Tho. Lee, Sir Chris. Musgrave, Sir Gilbert Talbot, Sir Richard Francklin, Col. Phillipps, Sir Edward Deering, Mr. Eyres, Sir Richard Ford, Sir John Covert, Sir Lanc. Lake, Mr. Sacheverill, Mr. Pleydell, Sir Edward Hungerford: And they are to meet To-morrow at Two of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Robinson's Estate.

A Bill to confirm the Sales, made by the Coheirs and Trustees of the Estate of Leonard Robinson, of Kirby Hall, in the County of York, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That this Bill be committed to Sir Phillip Musgrave, Sir Henry Goodrick, Mr. Williams, Mr. Tempest, Sir Henry Ford, Sir John Knight, Mr. Serj. Maynard, Mr. Eyres, Mr. Price, Sir Robert Barnham, Mr. Lewis, Sir John Otway, Mr. Palmes, Mr. Marvell, Sir Chris. Musgrave, Sir Trevor Williams, Sir Wm. Blackett, Mr. Crowch, Sir Richard Ford, Sir John Robinson, Sir Cha. Harbord, Sir Richard Francklin, Sir John Covert, Sir Tho. Allen, Sir Jo. Pettus, Sir John Pelham, Mr. Westphaling, Mr. Pierpoint, and all that serve for the County of York: And they are to meet To-morrow, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Inner Court of Wards: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Hawkers Pedlars, &c.

A Bill to prevent and suppress Pedlars, Hawkers, and petty Chapmen, was read.

Resolved, That this Bill be read a Second time.

Illegal Imprisonment.

A Bill to prevent the illegal Imprisonment of the Subject, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That this Bill be committed to Mr. Sacheverill, Mr. Russell, Mr. Stockdale, Mr. Williams, Mr. Eyres, Sir Wm. Hickman, Sir Eliab Harvey, Sir Richard Ford, Mr. Maynard, Sir John Coriton, Sir Tho. Clergis, Sir Nich. Carew, Sir Rob. Barnham, Col. Birch, Sir Fran. Roll, Sir John Mallett, Mr. Westphaling, Sir Tho. Littleton, Sir John Bennett, Mr. Culliford, Sir Richard Francklin, Sir Wm. Coventrey, Sir John Coventrey, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir Trevor Williams, Sir John Knight, Mr. Morris, Mr. Serj. Maynard, Sir Hen. Ford, Sir Copleston Bampfeild, Sir Hen. Capell, Sir Geo. Downing, Sir Wm. Blackett, Sir Fra. Drake, Sir Tho. Meres, Sir John Barnaby, Mr. Mallett, Mr. Newport, Sir Cha. Harbord, Sir Rowland Birkley, Mr. Powle, Sir Hen. Goodrick, Lord Cavendish, Mr. Lewis, Sir Wm. Lowther, Mr. Palmes, Sir Tho. Mompesson, Sir John Lowther, Sir John Dawney, and all the Gentlemen of the Long Robe: And all that shall come are to have Voices: And are to meet To-morrow, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber.

Insolvent Debtors.

A Bill for the Relief of poor Prisoners for Debt, was read the First time.

Resolved, &c. That this Bill be read a Second time, in a full House, on Monday next, after Ten of the Clock.

Westminster &c. Courts of Conscience.

Ordered, That the several Bills for erecting Courts of Conscience for Westminster, Southwarke, and other Places within the Bills of Mortality, be read To-morrow Morning.

Committees.

Ordered, That all Committees which are discontinued, be revived; and do sit this Afternoon.

Method of voting and raising Supplies.

A Debate arising in the House, touching the ancient Order and Course of the House, on the Method of raising Supplies; and concerning the Precedency of the lesser Sum;

The House, upon the Question, did resolve and declare it an ancient Order of the House, That when there comes a Question between the greater and lesser Sum; or the longer or shorter Time, the least Sum and longest Time ought first to be put to the Question.

Building Ships.

The House then resolved into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed in the further Consideration of that Part of his Majesty's Speech, which relates to a Supply for the building more Ships.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.

Sir John Trevor took the Chair of the Committee.

Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.

Sir John Trevor reports from the Committee, That they had made some further Progress; and humbly moved, that the House may, To-morrow Morning, resolve again into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed in the further Consideration of that Part of his Majesty's Speech, which relates to a Supply for building more Ships.

Resolved, &c. That this House will, To-morrow Morning, at Eleven of the Clock, resolve into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed in the further Consideration of that Part of his Majesty's Speech, which relates to a Supply for the building more Ships.

Call of the House.

Resolved, &c. That the Calling over the House, which was appointed for To-morrow, be adjourned till Monday next.

Committees.

Ordered, That all Committees which were appointed to sit this Afternoon, be adjourned till To-morrow, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon.

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