Martis, 9 die Novembris, 1675.
JOHN Croger and John Elers, this Day took the Oaths
of Allegiance and Supremacy, in order to their Naturalization.
Ordered, That all Committees, which are discontinued,
be revived; and do sit this Afternoon, in the Places formerly appointed.
Privilege- Seizing Members Goods.
Information being given to this House, of a Breach of
Privilege committed by Roger Norton, Samuell Mearne,
JohnWright, NevillSimons, and RowlandTaylor, in entering
into the House, and seizing and taking away certain Goods,
belonging to Colonel Robert Phillips, a Member of this
House, while he was attending the Service of this House;
Resolved, &c. That Roger Norton, Samuell Mearne,
John Wright, Nevill Simons, and Rowland Taylor, be
sent for in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this
House, or his Deputy, to answer their Breach of Privilege,
in entering into the House, and seizing and carrying away
the Goods of Colonel Robert Phillips, a Member of this
House, whilst he was attending the Service of the House.
A Bill for enabling the Rebuilding the Town of
Northampton, and erecting a Judicature, for Determination of Differences which may arise touching the same,
was read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be committed, upon
the Debates of the House, to Sir Henry Caple, Mr. John
Holman, Sir Richard Ford, Sir John Cotton, Mr. Williams,
Sir John Knight, Sir John Covert, Sir Cha. Harbord,
Sir Tho. Littleton, Sir Tho. Lee, Mr. Crowch, Sir John
Mallett, Mr. Attorney Mountague, Mr. Jones, Serjeant
Pedley, Mr. Love, Mr. Roberts, Sir Tho. Woodcock, Sir
Edm. Jenings, Mr. Culliford, Mr. Chetwyn, Mr. Clarke,
Sir Hen. Ford, Sir Wm. Wentworth, Sir Trevor Williams,
Sir Tho. Allen, Sir Adam Browne, Mr. Morrice, Sir John
Holland, Sir Antho. Irby, Serjeant Maynard, Sir Jos.
Tradenham, Mr. Mallett, Sir Sam. Barnadiston, Mr.
Wright, Sir Nic. Pelham, Sir John Newton, Sir Lanc.
Lake, Sir John Coriton, Sir Fran. Russell, Sir John
Elwes, Mr. How, Mr. Boscowen, Colonel Norton, Lord
Cavendish, Major Cornwall, Lord Fitz Williams, Sir Lanc.
Lake, Sir Hugh Bethell, Mr. Jones, Mr. Henley, Lord
Scudamore, Colonel Phillips, Sir Nic. Steward, Lord
Angier, Dr. Arris, Sir John Robinson, Lord Digby,
and all that serve for the several Counties of Warwick,
Leicester, Bedford, Hertford, Bucks, Oxford, and Huntington: And they are all to meet this Afternoon, at
Two of the Clock, in the Exchequer Chamber: And to
send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Earl of Warwick's Estate.
An ingrossed Bill for the better enabling Mary Countess
Dowager of Warwick to perform the last Will and Testament of her deceased Husband Charles late Earl of
Warwick, was read the Third time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill do pass: And that the
Title be, An Act for the better enabling Mary Countess
Dowager of Warwick to perform the last Will and
Testament of her deceased Husband Charles late Earl
Ordered, That Mr. Roberts do carry up the said Bill
to the Lords for their Concurrence.
Measures of Fuel.
Ordered, That the Bill for regulating Measures of Fuel,
brought in by Order, be read To-morrow Morning.
A Bill to prevent the Transportation of Wool, was read
the Second time.
East India Company.
A Petition of divers Merchants, Clothiers, Seamen,
and others, complaining of the East India Company,
was also read.
Resolved, &c. That the said Bill and Petition be committed to Sir Trevor Williams, Sir Anthony Irby, Mr.
Crowch, Sir John Coriton, Sir Geo. Downing, Sir Edward
Masters, Sir John Elwes, Sir Hen. Ford, Mr. Garraway,
Sir Adam Browne, Sir Lanc. Lake, Sir Wm. Doyley, Sir
John Knight, Sir Tho. Allen, Sir Cha. Wheeler, Col.
Byrch, Sir Richard Ford, Sir Wm. Coventry, Sir Richard
Powell, Sir John Meres, Alderman Love, Sir Samuell
Barnardiston, Mr. Papillon, Sir Tho. Lee, Sir Joseph
Tredenham, Lord Digby, Sir Wm. Blackett, Mr. Spry, Mr.
How, Mr. May, Mr. Westphaling, Sir Cha. Harbord, Sir
Joseph Ash, Mr. Cheney, Mr. Onslow, Dr. Arris, Sir
Courtney Poole, Colonel Strode, Sir Wm. Strode, Sir Tho.
Littleton, Mr. Serjeant Rigby, Sir Wm. Hickman, Sir John
Hotham, Mr. Powle, Sir Richard Temple, Mr. Boscowen,
Mr. Jones, Colonel Sandys, Mr. Walker, Sir Nic. Carew,
Mr. Wright, Mr. * Sackvile, Mr. Goure, Mr. Sacheverill,
Sir John Barnaby, Sir Robert Thomas, Sir John Bramston,
Sir John Ernely, Mr. Culliford, Mr. Hobby, Sir Robert
Cordell, Sir John Pettus, Sir Edward Deering, Sir Fran.
Drake, Mr. Culliford, Sir John Bennett, Sir Eliab Harvey,
Mr. Palmes, Mr. Swinfen, Mr. Hopkins, Sir Hen. Thompson, Mr. Vane, Sir John Coventrey, Sir Baynam Throgmorton, Mr. Streete, Mr. Morgan, Sir Geo. Probert, Mr.
Clarke, Mr. Thompson, Mr. Marvill, Sir Tho. Chichley,
Sir John Burlace, Mr. Samuell Foote, Mr. Gwynn, Sir
Edward Mansell: And all that come are to have Voices:
And they are to meet To-morrow in the Afternoon, at
Two of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to
send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Resolved, &c. That this House will, on Saturday
Morning next, at Ten of the Clock, resolve into a
Committee of the whole House, to take into their Consideration the State and Condition of the Woollen
Manufacture; and how to improve it.
State of the Nation.
Resolved, &c. That this House will, To-morrow Morning, at Ten of the Clock, resolve into a Committee of
the whole House; to consider the State and Condition
of the Kingdom.
Resolved, &c. That this House will, on Thursday next,
at Ten of the Clock, resolve into a Committee of the
whole House, to proceed in the further Consideration of
the Matter touching the Supply for building more Ships.
Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill for
the Encouragement of the Linen Manufacture; And
that Sir William Coventrey, and Colonel Byrch, do
bring in the Bill.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, Eight a Clock.