House of Commons Journal Volume 9
15 November 1675

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 15 November 1675', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 9: 1667-1687 (1802), pp. 376-377. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=27495 Date accessed: 30 August 2014.


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Lunæ, 15 die Novembris, 1675.

Prayers.

GERrard Berens, Abraham Kniveidt, Peter Mohrman, and John Slymer, this Day took the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy in order to their Naturalization.

Clothing Trade.

A Petition of the Clothiers of Coventrey, complaining of the Restraint laid by the East India and Turkey Companies on their Members, not to export Cloth into India or Turkey, was read.

Resolved, &c. That the Petition be referred to the same Committee, to whom the Bill to prevent the Exportation of Wool stands committed; to examine the Matter thereof; and report the same, with their Opinions therein, to the House.

Moorburning.

A Bill to prevent Moor-burning in several Counties, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be committed to Sir Henry Ford, Sir Tho. Mompesson, Sir Trevor Williams, Sir John Trevor, Mr. Price, Mr. Maynard, Sir John Knight, Sir Tho. Littleton, Sir John Hotham, Mr. Boscowen, Mr. Williams, Sir Phill. Musgrave, Col. Sandys, Sir Anth. Irby, Mr. Hungerford, Mr. Westphaling, Mr. Culliford, Sir Richard Graham, Mr. Crowch, Mr. Palmes, Sir Fran. Russell, Sir Tho. Lee, Mr. Stockdale, Sir Adam Browne, and all that serve for the several Counties of Yorke, Lancaster, Northumberland, Cumberland, Westmerland, Durham, and Devon: 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 Inner Court of Wards: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Chancery Lane Passage.

A Bill for enlarging a Passage and Way going between Chancery Lane and Lincoln's Inn Fields, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That this Bill be committed to Sir John Birkenhead, Sir Cha. Harbord, Mr. Maynard, Mr. May, Mr. Williams, Sir John Otway, Mr. Tulse, Mr. Culliford, Sir Tho. Allen, Mr. Morris, Colonel Sands, Sir Phill. Musgrave, Sir Tho. Littleton, Sir John Robinson, Mr. Westphaling, Sir Lanc. Lake, Sir Anth. Irby, Mr. Crowch, Mr. Mallett, Mr. Clarke, Sir Edward Masters, Sir John Elwes, Sir John Moreton, Mr. May, Sir Adam Browne, and all that serve for the Cities of London and Westminster, and the Counties of Middlesex and Surrey: 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.

Insolvent Debtors.

Ordered, That the Bill for Relief of poor Prisoners for Debt, be read To-morrow Morning.

Preservation of Fishing.

Ordered, That the ingrossed Bill for Preservation of the Fishing in several Rivers in this Kingdom, be read To-morrow Morning, after Ten of the Clock.

Preventing Growth of Popery.

A Bill to prevent the Growth of Popery was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That this Bill be committed to Sir Edmond Jenings, Sir John Knight, Sir John Trevor, Mr. Hobby, Sir John Hotham, Mr. Crowch, Mr. Hall, Mr. How, Sir Thom. Mompesson, Sir Trevor Williams, Sir Cha. Wheeler, Sir John Morton, Serj. Rigby, Sir John Barnaby, Mr. Maynard, Lord Fitz-harding, Mr. Bankes, Mr. Sacheverell, Sir Phill. Musgrave, Mr. Powle, Sir Eliab Harvey, Sir Edward Baynton, Sir Wm. Hickman, Mr. Stockdale, Sir John Otway, Sir Nic. Carew, Mr. Vaughan, Sir Phill. Warwick, Mr. Whitacre, Sir John Lowther, Sir Scroope How, Mr. Spry, Mr. Russell, Colonel Titus, Sir Wm. Lowther, Lord Hawley, Sir Hen. Capell, Mr. Weld; Sir Gilb. Gerrard, Lord Digby, Mr. Hungerford, Sir Edward Deering, Sir Phill. Harwer, Sir Tho. Lee, Mr. Pleydall, Sir Robert Berkley, Sir Hen. Goodrick, Colonel Byrch, Mr. Palmes, Sir Jos. Tredenham, Mr. Lewis, Sir Richard How, Mr. Swinfen, Mr. Aprin, Sir Fran. Roll, Sir Fran. Russell, Sir Roger Bradshaw, Sir John Pettus, Sir John Cotton, Mr. Daniell: And all that come are to have Voices: And they are to meet on Wednesday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And they are to take care to make the said Bill to extend to the Kingdom of Ireland, and to his Majesty's foreign Plantations; and also to insert in the said Bill such Persons as for the future shall be Apostates, and return to the Church of Rome from the Church of England.

Liberty of the Subject.

A Bill for the better Preservation of the Liberty of the Subject, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be committed to Mr. Sacheverell, Lord Cavendish, Serj. Rigby, Sir Henry Ford, Sir Tho. Meres, Mr. How, Sir John Knight, Sir Roger Bradshaw, Mr. Ash, Mr. Cholmley, Mr. Waller, Mr. Chetwin, Sir Hen. Goodrick, Sir Wm. Hickman, Mr. Hungerford, Sir John Dawny, Sir Robert Dillington, Sir Tho. Lec, Sir Eliab Harvey, Mr. Serj. Maynard, Dr. Arris, Sir Trevor Williams, Sir Cha. Harbord, Sir Nic. Carew, Mr. Waller, Mr. Hyde, Sir John Holland, Sir Geo. Reeve, Sir John Robinson, Mr. Thynne, Sir John Otway, Sir John Berkenhead, Colonel Byrch, Sir Richard Ingoldsby, Mr. Mounson, Sir Rich. How, Mr. Devoreux, Sir John Pettus, Mr. Peirpoint, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir John Barnaby, Mr. Pepys, Mr. Palmes, Sir Fran. Roll, Mr. Thynne, and all the Gentlemen of the Long Robe: And all that 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.

A Proviso being tendered to be added to the Bill, for the Two Universities of this Kingdom; and twice read;

Resolved, &c. That the said Proviso be committed, with the Bill.

Papists not to sit in Parliament.

A Motion being made, to send up a Message to the Lords, to put them in mind of the Bill sent up by this House on the Eighth Day of this instant November, intituled, An Act for hindering Popish Recusants to sit in either House of Parliament;

Ordered, That it be Part of the First Message that is sent up to the Lords by this House, to put them in mind of the Bill, sent up to them by this House, intituled, An Act for hindering Popish Recusants to sit in either House of Parliament.

Call of the House.

Resolved, &c. That the House be called over on Thursday Morning next, at Nine of the Clock, the first Business; and that, as to such as shall be Defaulters, whose Excuses shall not be allowed, the like Letters be sent, to compel their Attendance, as was sent the last Session.

Privilege- Lords Jurisdiction; Sherley v. Fagg.

The House then resumed the adjourned Debate of the Matter concerning the Appeal, brought in the House of Lords by Thomas Sherley Esquire, against Sir John Fagg, a Member of this House.

Resolved, &c. That the Prosecuting of an Appeal, by Tho. Sherley Esquire, in the House of Lords, against Sir John Fagg, a Member of this House, is a Breach of the Privilege of this House.

Resolved, &c. That Sir John Fagg do not proceed to make any Defence in this Cause.

Resolved, &c. That the further Consideration of the Matter concerning the Appeal, brought by Thomas Sherley Esquire, in the House of Lords, against Sir John Fagg, a Member of this House, be adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Ten of the Clock.

State of the Nation.

Resolved, That this House will on Wednesday next, at Ten of the Clock, resolve into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed in the Consideration of the State and Condition of the Kingdom.

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