House of Commons Journal Volume 9
2 March 1678

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 2 March 1678', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 9: 1667-1687 (1802), pp. 448. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=27587 Date accessed: 16 September 2014.


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Sabbati, 2 die Martii, 1677.

Prayers.

Woolen Manufacture.

ORDERED, That the Committee to whom the Bill for encouraging the Wearing of the Woolen Manufacture, be revived; and do sit on Monday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Place formerly appointed.

Clifton's Estate.

A Bill, sent down from the Lords, intituled, An Act to confirm such Sale as hereafter shall be made of the Manor of Allwoodley in the County of York, by Sarah Clifton, the Widow of Robert Clifton deceased, was read the First time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be rejected.

Keels and Boats carrying Coals.

Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill to ascertain the Measuring of Keels and Boats, carrying of Coals.

Herring's Estate.

Sir John Mallet reports from the Committee to whom the Bill to enable Trustees to sell Lands, for Payment of the Debts of John Herring deceased, several Amendments, agreed by the 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 twice read; and, upon the Question, severally agreed.

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

Winstead Manor.

An ingrossed Bill for discharging the Manor of Winstead in the County of York from a Settlement in Tail, and charging other Manors and Lands with the same Uses, was read the Third time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act for discharging the Manor of Winstead in the County of York from a Settlement in Tail, and charging other Manors and Lands in the County of Lincolne, of a greater Value, with the same Uses.

Privilege- Petition from a person in custody.

A Petition of Richard Campion, now in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms, for a Breach of Privilege committed against Mr. Bertie, a Member of this House; whereby he acknowledgeth his Offence, and begs the Pardon of the House.

Ordered, That the said Richard Campion be brought to the Bar, and discharged.

And the said Richard Campion being brought to the Bar; and kneeling; Mr. Speaker, after a short Reprimand, acquainted him, That he was discharged, paying his Fees.

Banks' Estate.

An ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, intituled, An Act to enable the Trustees of Sir Ralph Banks to sell Lands for Payment of Debts, was read the First time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be read a Second time.

Retailers of French Wines.

Ordered, That the Committee to whom it is referred to prepare and bring in a Clause for prohibiting of French Commodities, have Power to inflict Penalties on the Retalers that shall retale any French Wines, or other French Commodities, after a Day to be set by the Committee; and the Committee to set a Day: After which such Commodities shall not be used, under a Penalty: And that the said Committee have Power to inflict Penalties on the Informers that shall not duly prosecute after their Seizure.

Thompson's, &c. Estates.

Ordered, That Sir Hen. Goodrick, Lord Clifford, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Sir Ralph Dallivall, Captain Phill. Howard, Mr. Thyn, Mr. Gwin, Mr. Leveson Gower, Mr. Greenvile, Sir Jo. Ash, be added to the Bill of Thomson and Nelthrop.

Hawkers, Pedlars, &c.

Ordered, That the Report of the Bill against Hawkers and Pedlars be made on Wednesday Morning next.

Hearth Money.

Ordered, That the Report concerning the Hearth Money be proceeded in on Thursday Morning.

Poll Tax.

The House then resolved itself into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed further in the Consideration of the Bill for raising Money by a Poll.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.

Sir Edw. Deering took the Chair of the Committee.

Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.

Sir Edw. Deering reports from the Committee, That the Committee had made some further Progress: And moved, That they may sit again on Monday next.

Resolved, &c. That this House will, on Monday Morning next at Ten of the Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed further in the Consideration of the Bill for raising Money by a Poll.

Lindsey Level.

Resolved, &c. That the Cause concerning Lindsey Level, which is appointed to be heard at the Bar on Monday next, be heard at the Bar on Friday Morning next.

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