House of Commons Journal Volume 9
16 November 1675

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 16 November 1675', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 9: 1667-1687 (1802), pp. 377-378. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=27496 Date accessed: 01 September 2014.


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Martis, 16 die Novembris, 1675.

Prayers.

David's, &c. Nat.

A BILL for Naturalization of Jacob David and others, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That this Bill be committed to Mr. Wright, Mr. Culliford, Mr. Lewis, Mr. Linfeild, Mr. Bennett, Mr. Hall, Sir Tho. Lee, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir John Coriton, Mr. Love, Lord Ashley, Mr. Williams, Mr. Tregonwell, Sir Tho. Allen, Sir Edm. Windham, * Windham, Sir Lanc. Lake, Mr. Marvell, Mr. Westphaling, Sir Gilbert Talbot, Sir Wm. Killigrew, Mr. Man, Sir Adam Browne, Sir Edward Deering, Sir John Pettus, Mr. Crowch, Sir Phil. Warwick, Mr. Hobby, Mr. May, Sir John Barnaby, Lord Fitzharding, Mr. Fox, Sir John Covert, Sir John Trevor, Sir John Mallett, Mr. Spry: And they are to meet To-morrow in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber, at Two of the Clock: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Merchant's Estate.

A Bill for Payment of the Debts, and Settling the Estate, of Henry Merchant, a Lunatick, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be committed to Mr. Wright, Sir Will. Killegrew, Sir Nicolas Pedley, Sir John Mallet, Sir Courtney Poole, Sir Robert Bernham, Sir Edm. Jennings, Sir John Knight, Mr. Sackvile, Sir Anth. Irby, Mr. Morris, Mr. Bennett, Lord Ashley, Mr. Wood, Sir Adam Browne, Sir John Coriton, Sir Edward Deering, Mr. Culliford, Sir John Pettus, Mr. Hobby, Sir Wm. Blackett, Mr. Westphaling, Sir John Trevor, Sir John Covert, Mr. Linfeild, Mr. Pierpoint, and all that serve for the several Counties of Middlesex, Essex, and Kent: And they are to meet To-morrow, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Inner Courts of Wards: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records:

Lindsey Level.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill for Draining Lindsey Level, be read on Saturday next, after Ten of the Clock.

Kellshall Charities.

A Bill for settling a charitable Use for the Benefit of the Town of Kellshall in the County of Suffolke, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be committed to Sir John Pettus, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir John Knight, Sir Edward Deering, Mr. Man, Mr. Culliford, Mr. Wright, Mr. Westphaling, Mr. Lynfeild, Sir Tho. Allen, Mr. Williams, Sir Samuell Barnurdiston, Sir Edward Masters, Mr. Crowch, Mr. Boscowen, Sir John Holland, Mr. Childe, Sir Phil. Warwick, Sir Cha. Harbord, Mr. Vaughan, Sir John Coriton, Sir John Barnaby, and all that serve for the several Counties of Suffolke and Norfolke: And they are to meet on Thursday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Exchequer Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Insolvent Debtors.

The Bill for Relief of poor Prisoners for Debt, being called upon to be read;

The Question being put, Whether the Bill for Relief of poor Prisoners for Debt, be now read;

The House divided.

The Noes go out.

Tellers, Sir Wm. Hickman, for the Noes, 81.
Mr. Hungerford,
Tellers, Sir Edm. Jenings, for the Yeas, 67.
Sir Hen. Ford,

And so it passed in the Negative.

Preservation of Fishing.

The Question being put, Whether the Bill to preserve the Fishing in several Rivers, be now read;

It passed in the Negative.

Davis' Debts.

An ingrossed Bill to enable Trustees to raise Money towards Payment of the Debts of Alex. Davis Gentleman, deceased, was read the Third time.

Resolved, &c. That this Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act for Vesting Lands of Alex. Davis Gentleman, deceased, in Trustees, for Payment of his Debts.

Lords reminded of a Bill.

Ordered, That Sir John Knight do carry up the Bill to the Lords for their Concurrence: And that he do, at the same time, put their Lordships in mind of the Bill, sent up by this House to the Lords, intituled, An Act for hindering Popish Recusants to sit in either House of Parliament, according to the Order Yesterday.

Insolvent Debtors.

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

Resolved, &c. That this Bill be committed, upon the Debates of the House, to Sir John Berkenhead, Sir Thom. Clergis, Mr. Powle, Sir Thom. Lee, Sir Adam Browne, Sir William Coventry, Sir Phil. Musgrave, Sir Hen. Ford, Sir Nico. Carew, Mr. Waller, Sir John Norton, Sir John Coriton, Sir John Mallett, Mr. Sacheverell, Sir Cha. Harbord, Sir John Trevor, Sir Edward Deering, Sir Lanc. Lake, Sir Eliab Harvey, Mr. Williams, Sir John Barnaby, Sir Tho. Meres, Mr. Glascock, Sir John Knight, Sir Baynam Throgmorton, Lord Ancram, Mr. Spry, Sir William Wentworth, Sir Richard Temple, Colonel Grey, Sir Thom. Mompesson, Sir Hen. Goodrick, Mr. King, Mr. Stockdale, Colonel Byrch, Mr. Maynard, Sir Hen. Seymour, Sir Phil. Musgrave, Colonel Titus, Mr. Cheyney, Captain Dyott, Mr. Swinfen, Sir Phil. Warwick, Colonel Strode, Sir Edm. Bowyer, Mr. Progers, Sir John Robinson, Sir John Heath, Mr. Onslow, Sir Edward Deering, Sir Wm. Terringham, Sir Edm. Windham, Sir John Burlace, Sir Fran. Russel, Mr. Crowch, Mr. Bennett, Col. Phillips, Colonel Norton, Sir Franc. Drake, Col. Sands, Mr. Garraway, Mr. Buller, and all that serve for the Cities of London and Westminster, and the Counties of Middlesex, Surrey, and Kent: And all that come are to have Voices: And they are to meet on Thursday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Exchequer Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Preservation of Fishing.

An ingrossed Bill to preserve the Fishing in several Rivers of this Kingdom, was read the Third time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act for the better Preservation of the Fishing in several Rivers of this Kingdom.

Ordered, That Mr. Street do carry up the said Bill to the Lords, for their Concurrence.

Privilege-Members not to be Sheriffs.

The House being informed, that Sir Edmund Jennings, a Member of this House, is made High Sheriff of the County of Yorke;

And a Debate arising thereupon;

The Question being propounded, That it is a Breach of the Privilege of this House for any Member thereof to be made a Sheriff during the Continuance of the Parliament;

A Motion being made, That these Words, "without his Will and Consent," be Part of the Question;

The Question being put, That these Words, "without his Will and Consent," be Part of the Question;

It passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, That the Question be now put;

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

The Question being put, That it is a Breach of the Prvilege of this House, for any Member thereof to be made a Sheriff during the Continuance of the Parliament;

The House divided:

The Yeas go forth.

Tellers, Lord Ashley, for the Yeas, 157.
Mr. Grimston,
Tellers, Sir Courtney Poole, for the Noes, 101.
Sir Tho. Allen,

And so it was resolved in the Affirmative.

Resolved, &c. That it is a Breach of the Privilege of this House, for any Member thereof to be made a Sheriff during the Continuance of the Parliament.

Resolved, &c. That a Committee be appointed to consider of a proper Way of superseding the Commission for making Sir Edmund Jennings, a Member of this House, High Sheriff for the County of Yorke.

And it is referred to Sir Henry Capell, Sir Tho. Lee, Mr. Sacheverell, Sir Cha. Wheeler, Mr. Waller, Sir Wm. Coventrey, Col. Byrch, Mr. Powle, Sir Tho. Clergis, Sir Tho. Meres, Mr. Sawyer, Sir Richard Temple, Mr. Williams, Sir Robert Carr, Sir Edward Deering, or any Three of them, to consider thereof; and report their Opinions therein to the House.

Privilege-Lords Jurisdiction; Shirley v. Fagg.

Resolved, &c. That this House will To-morrow Morning, at Ten of the Clock, proceed in the Consideration of the Matter concerning the Appeal brought by Thomas Shirley Esquire, in the House of Lords, against Sir John Fagg, a Member of this House.

Supply Bill; Customs and Shipbuilding.

Ordered, That Sir John Duncombe, Sir Robert Howard, and Sir George Downing, be added to the Committee to whom it is referred to bring in the Bills for appropriating the Customs to the Use of the Navy; and for raising the Supply for the Providing, Equipping, and Furnishing, the Twenty Ships united and annexed, according to the several Votes of this House.

Committees.

Ordered, That all Committees, which were to sit this Afternoon, be adjourned till To-morrow in the Afternoon, in the Places formerly appointed.

Berklye's Estate.

Ordered, That these Members following be added to the Committee to whom Mr. Berklye's Bill stands committed; viz. Sir Joseph Tredenham, Sir John Carey, Colonel Byrch, Mr. Price, Mr. Cornewall, Sir John Barnaby, Sir Wm. Bucknall, Sir John Mallett, Sir John Powell, Sir Copleston Bamfeild, Mr. Daniell, Mr. Crowch.

Candles.

The Question being put, That Candles be brought in;

It passed in the Negative.

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