House of Commons Journal Volume 9
7 April 1677

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 7 April 1677', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 9: 1667-1687 (1802), pp. 415-416. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=27544 Date accessed: 30 September 2014.


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Sabbati, 7 die Aprilis, 1677.

Newarke Writ.

ORDERED, That Mr. Speaker do issue out his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out a Writ for the Election of two Members to serve in this present Parliament, for the Corporation of Newarke in the County of Nottingham.

A Message from the Lords, by Sir William Beversham and Sir John Hoskins;

Lord Kilmorey's Estate.

David's, &c. Nat.

Mr. Speaker, The Lords have returned you the Bill, intituled, An Act for Payment of the Debts of Charles late Lord Viscount Kilmorey, and for raising Portions for Byron Nedham, and Charles Nedham, two of his younger Sons, with some Amendments; to which they desire the Concurrence of this House: And have commanded us to acquaint you, That they have agreed to the Bill for Naturalization of Jacob David and others; and the Bill on the Behalf of Mr. Awbrey, without any Amendment.

Bills sent from Lords, &c.

A Message from the Lords, by the former Messengers;

Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent you down Two Bills; one intituled, An Act for the ascertaining and establishing of the Interest of the Lord and Copyhold Tenants of the Manors of West Derby and Wavertree, in the County Palatine of Lancaster, in relation to their Fines and Commons; and the other, intituled, An Act for encouraging the Trade of Tobacco-pipe-making: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House: And have commanded us to acquaint you, That they have agreed to the Bill, intituled, An Act for taking of Affidavits in the Country, to be made use of in the Courts of King's Bench, Common Pleas, and Exchequer, without any Amendment.

Supply Bill; building Ships.

Sir John Trevor reports from the Committee of the whole House, to whom it was referred to consider of the Bill for his Majesty's Supply for building of Ships, several Amendments agreed by the said Committee to be made, and Clauses to be added, to the said Bill: Which he read in his Place; and afterwards, delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same were again read.

And the several Amendments belonging to the First Sheet, being read a Second time, were, upon the Question, severally agreed to.

And the First Amendment of the Second Sheet, relating to the Easing of the City of London, being read a Second time;

The Question being put, To agree with the Committee in this Amendment;

The House divided:

The Noes go forth.

Tellers, Sir Wm. Thompson, for the Yeas, 153.
Alderman Love,
Tellers, Sir Robert Thomas, for the Noes, 86.
Mr. Leveson Gower,

And so it was resolved in the Affirmative.

The Commissioners Names for the several Counties, and Cities, and Towns, being read, were, with some Additions made at the Table, agreed to.

And the rest of the Amendments to Folio the 6th, Line 14th, where the Clauses marked A, B, and C, were to be inserted after the Word "required," being read a Second time, were, upon the Question, agreed to.

The Clause marked A, being read a Second time;

The Question being put, To agree with the Committee in this Clause;

It passed in the Negative.

The Clause marked B, being read a Second time, was, upon the Question, agreed to.

The Clause marked C, being read a Second time;

The Question being put, That the Committee has proceeded regularly in bringing in the said Clause;

It passed in the Negative.

The rest of the Amendments, to the Amendment Folio 24, Line 16, being read a Second time, were, upon the Question, severally agreed to.

And the said Amendment in Folio 24, Line 16th, being read a Second time;

The Question being put, To agree with the Committee in the said Amendment;

It passed in the Negative.

And the rest of the Amendments, and Clauses, agreed by the said Committee to be made, and added to the said Bill, were, upon the Question, severally agreed to.

A Proviso being tendered to be added to the Bill, touching the Four hundred Pounds per mensem, to be taken off from London, and added to Westminster and Middlesex, and twice read, was, upon the Question, agreed to.

A Clause being tendered, to indemnify Commissioners appointed by any former Act for Supply, and read:

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

The House divide.

The Yeas go forth.

Tellers, Sir John Rolls, for the Yeas, 72.
Mr. Williams,
Tellers, Lord Ancram, for the Noes, 96.
Mr. Sawyer,

And so it passed in the Negative.

Another Clause being tendered, That no Receiver General shall act as a Commissioner in the same County, and twice read, was, upon the Question, agreed to.

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

Committees.

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

And then the House adjourned till Monday Morning next, at Eight of the Clock.