House of Commons Journal Volume 9
17 November 1675

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 17 November 1675', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 9: 1667-1687 (1802), pp. 378-379. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=27497 Date accessed: 24 November 2014.


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Mercurii, 17 die Novembris, 1675.

Prayers.

Chitterne All Saints, &c. Parish.

A BILL for uniting the Parishes of Chitterne All Saints and Chitterne St. Mary in the County of Wilts, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Mr. Eyres, Mr. Culliford, Sir Walter St. John, Sir Lanc. Lake, Mr. Crowch, Lord Ashley, Sir Hen. Ford, Sir Edward Masters, Mr. Streete, Sir Tho. Estcourt, Sir John Talbot, Sir Edm. Jenning, Mr. Swanton, Mr. Hobby, Mr. Lewis, Sir John Berkenhead, Sir John Moreton, Mr. Prideaux, Sir John Knight, Sir Cha. Harbord, Sir Tho. Allen, Sir Tho. Mompesson, Sir John Hanmer, Sir Wm. Wentworth, Mr Harbord, Sir Anth. Irby, Mr. Devoreux, Sir John Pettus, and all that serve for the County of Wilts, and all the Gentlemen of the Long Robe: And they are to meet To-morrow, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Westminster Court of Conscience.

A Bill for erecting a Court of Conscience for the City of Westminster, and the Liberties thereto belonging, was read the First time.

The Question being put, That the Bill be read a Second time;

The House divide:

The Yeas go out.

Tellers, Mr. Morris, for the Yeas, 106.
Mr. Man,
Tellers, Sir John Covert, for the Noes, 70.
Mr. May,

And so it was resolved in the Affirmative.

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

Fees of Courts of Justice.

Resolved, &c. That Leave be given to bring in a Bill to regulate the Fees of Courts of Justice, and the Number of Attornies, Bailiffs, and other Officers, of inferior Courts.

Bills sent from Lords.

A Message from the Lords, by Sir Edward Lowe and Sir Samuell Clarke;

Mr. Speaker, We are commanded, from the Lords, to acquaint you, That the Lords have passed a Bill, intituled, An Act for rectifying a Mistake in a general Settlement of the Lord Maynard's Estate, upon the Marriage of his Son: And have agreed to the 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; without any Alteration.

Rebuilding Northampton.

Mr. Williams reports from the Committee, to whom the Bill for enabling the Rebuilding the Town of Northampton, and for erecting a Judicature for Determination of Differences which may arise by reason of the late Fire there, was referred, several Amendments agreed by the said Committee to be made to the Bill, and Two Provisoes to be added to it: Which he read in his Place; and afterwards, delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same were twice read; and, upon the Question, severally agreed to.

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

Regulating Printing Presses, &c.

Ordered, That the Bill for reviving and making perpetual the Act for preventing of frequent Abuses in printing seditious, treasonable, and unlicensed Books and Pamphlets, and for regulating of Printing and Printing Presses, be read a Second time on Friday next, after ten of the Clock.

Forces in French Service.

Mr. Powle reports from the Committee to whom the Bill for Recalling such of his Majesty's Subjects as are Soldiers in the Service of the French King, was referred, several Amendments agreed by the said Committee to be made to the Bill: Which he read in his Place; and afterwards delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same were again twice read; and, upon the Question, severally agreed to.

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

Privilege- Lords Jurisdiction; Sherley v. Fagg.

The House then proceeded in the Debate of the Matter relating to the Appeal, brought in the House of Lords by Thomas Sherley Esquire, against Sir John Fagg, a Member of this House, according to the Order made Yesterday.

The Question being propounded, That there lies no Appeal to the Judicature of the Lords in Parliament from Courts of Equity;

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

The House divide:

The Noes go out.

Tellers, Colonel Byrch, for the Noes, 158.
Sir Hen. Capell,
Tellers, Sir Edward Harlow, for the Yeas, 102.
Sir Fran. Roll,

And so it passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, That this House do now adjourn;

The House divide:

The Noes go out.

Tellers, Mr. Bennett, for the Yeas, 118.
Mr. Whittacre,
Tellers, Sir John Cotton, for the Noes, 108.
Sir Fran. Russell,

And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning at Eight a Clock.