House of Commons Journal Volume 9
5 April 1677

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 5 April 1677', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 9: 1667-1687 (1802), pp. 414-415. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=27542 Date accessed: 22 September 2014.


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Jovis, 5 Aprilis, 1677.

Peter Raoul and Adrian van Schilperoort this Day took the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy, at the Clerk's Table, in order to his Naturalization.

Recovery of Tythes.

A Bill for the better Recovery of small Tythes, was read a Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Mr. Williams, Sir John Knight, Sir Adam Browne, Mr. Crowch, Sir Tho. Allen, Sir Richard Ford, Mr. Clarke, Sir Cha. Wheeler, Sir John Brampston, Sir Cha. Harbord, Sir John Mallett, Mr. Spry, Mr. Daniel, Sir John Cary, Sir John Rolls, Mr. Chetwyn, Sir Wm. Bassett, Sir Nico. Pedley, Sir Edward Masters, Sir Trevor Williams, Sir John Cotton, Sir Henry Ford, Mr. Wynn, Sir Fran. Clarke, Sir Jona. Trelawny, Mr. Morris, Mr. Onslow, Mr. Mallett, Sir John Lowther, Sir Edward Deering, Major Broxholme, Sir Fran. Rolls, Sir Lanc. Lake, Mr. Collingwood, Mr. Nico. Carew, Sir John Talbott, Sir John Berkenhead, Dr. Arras, Mr. Papillon, Sir Richard Everard, Lord O Brian, Mr. Maynard, Mr. Wright, Major Linkfeild, Sir Fra. Russell, Sir John Barnaby, Sir John Trevor, Mr. Jay, Mr. Love, Captain Jones, Sir Wm. Doyley, Sir Cha. Wheeler, Col. Wanklyn, Sir John Pettus, Sir Tho. Proby, Mr. Hales, Sir Richard Franklyn, Colonel Kirby: And all that come are to have Voices: And they are to meet To-morrow, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Inner Court of Wards: And are impowered to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Earl of Manchester's Estate.

The House then proceeded upon the Proviso, brought in to be made Part of the Bill to enable Robert Earl of Manchester to sell Lands for Payment of his Debts; and for settling other Lands of a greater Value, in lieu of those appointed to be sold.

And the same was twice read: But not being full enough;

Ordered, That it be referred to Serjeant Maynard, Serjeant Pedley, and Mr. Williams, to withdraw, and amend the said Proviso.

Irish Cattle.

An ingrossed Bill to prevent Frauds and Abuses in importing Irish Cattle, was read the Third time.

A Proviso being tendered to be added to the Bill; and thrice read;

The Question being put, That the said Proviso be made Part of the Bill;

The House divide.

The Yeas go forth.

Tellers, Sir Jona. Trelawny, for the Yeas, 115.
Mr. Newport,
Tellers, Mr. Sackvile, for the Noes, 108.
Mr.Duncombe,

And so it was resolved in the Affirmative.

Another enacting Proviso being tendered to be added to the Bill; and thrice read; was, upon the Question, agreed to.

The Question being put, That the Bill do pass;

The House divide.

The Yeas go forth.

Tellers, Sir Tho. Lee, for the Yeas, 144.
Sir John Hotham,
Tellers, Sir Richard Temple, for the Noes, 155.
Sir John Cotton,

And so it passed in the Negative.

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

The House divide.

The Noes go forth.

Tellers, Lord Longford, for the Noes, 144.
Mr. Hyde,
Tellers, Sir Trevor Williams, for the Yeas, 125.
Sir John Knight,

And so it passed in the Negative.

A Motion being made, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill to repeal the Laws prohibiting the Importation of foreign Cattle;

The Question being put, That this House will resolve into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of repealing the Laws prohibiting the Importation of foreign Cattle;

The House divide.

The Yeas go forth.

Tellers, Mr. Collingwood, for the Yeas, 97.
Mr. Leveson Gower,
Tellers, Sir Courtney Poole, for the Noes, 138.
Mr. Clarke,

And so it passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, That this Debate be adjourned till Saturday Morning next, at Ten of the Clock;

The House divide.

The Yeas go forth.

Tellers, Lord Cavendish, for the Yeas, 115.
Mr. Palmes,
Tellers, Lord O Brian, for the Noes, 131.
Sir John Hanmer,

And so it passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, That Candles be brought in;

The House divide.

The Yeas go forth.

Tellers, Sir John Hobart, for the Yeas, 130.
Sir John Trevor,
Tellers, Sir Robert Thomas, for the Noes, 109.
Sir Edm. Jennings,

And so it was resolved in the Affirmative.

The Question being put, That a Bill be brought in, to repeal the Two Laws prohibiting the Importing of foreign Cattle;

The House divide.

The Yeas go forth.

Tellers, Sir John Talbott, for the Yeas, 132.
Colonel Byrch,
Tellers, Sir Jos. Tredenham, for the Noes, 90.
Mr. Morgan,

And so it was resolved in the Affirmative.

Resolved, &c. That a Bill be brought in to repeal the Two Laws prohibiting the Importing foreign Cattle.

Resolved, &c. That it be a limited Importation.

Resolved, &c. That it be without any Imposition.

Resolved, &c. That it be referred to the Persons following, to prepare and bring in a Bill accordingly; Lord O Brian, Colonel Byrch, Sir Robert Carr, Mr. Clarke, Sir Jos. Tredenham, Sir John Berkenhead, Sir Richard Temple, Mr. Gower, Sir John Hotham, Mr. Sawyer, Mr. Cheney, Sir John Talbott, Mr. Weld, Sir Tho. Lee, Mr. Newport, Sir Tho. Meeres, Sir Robert Holmes, Mr. Vaughan, Sir Jona. Trelawny, Sir Hen. Goodrick, Sir Geo. Downing, Mr. Marvell, Mr. Solicitor General, Sir Chr. Musgrave, Mr. Swinfen, Mr. Hambden, SirTrevor Williams, Sir John Mallett, Sir John Trevor, Mr. Mallett, Mr. Williams, Sir John Barnaby, Sir John Gary, Sir John Holland, Mr. Palmes: And all that come are to have Voices: And they are to meet on Saturday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Exchequer Chamber.

Committees.

Ordered, That all Committees that were to sit this Afternoon, be adjourned.

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