House of Commons Journal Volume 9
18 March 1678

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 18 March 1678', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 9: 1667-1687 (1802), pp. 456. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=27600 Date accessed: 27 November 2014.


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Lunæ, 18 die Martii, 1677.

Prayers.

Vale Navigation.

A BILL for making the River Vale in the County of Cornwall navigable, was read the First time.

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

Shalcross' Estate.

A Bill, sent from the Lords, intituled, An Act for settling divers Manors, Farms, and Lands in the County of Hertford, now in the Possession of Francis Shalcross Esquire, was read a Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Sir Ch. Harbord, Mr. Wright, Sir Tho. Bide, Sir Rich Francklin, Sir George Downing, Sir Edm. Jenings, Sir Tho. Littleton, Sir John Goare, Mr. Weld, Mr. Wareing, Sir Trevor Williams, Mr. Guy, Mr. Cheney, Sir John Burlace, Sir Jon. Trelawny, Mr. Harbord, Mr. Crouch, Sir Tho. Stringer, Sir Hen. Ford, Dr. Arris, Sir Hen. Capell, Sir John Austin, Sir Edw. Deering, Sir Tho. Meeres, Col. Titus, Mr. Osborne, Sir Tho. Lee, Mr. Treby, Sir Tho. Woodcock, Mr. Mallett, Sir John Hotham, Sir John Birkenhead, Sir John Rolles, Mr. Bennett, Sir John Mallet, Mr. Oakely, Mr. Harrison, Lord Russell, Mr. Westphaling, Sir Richard Everard: And they are to meet To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Inner Court of Wards: And they are to summon and hear all Parties concerned: And they are impowered to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Lord Cullen's Estate.

The Amendments, sent from the Lords, to the Bill on the Behalf of Brian Viscount Cullen, were thrice read; and, upon the Question, severally agreed.

Brend's Estate.

The Amendments, sent from the Lords, to the Bill on the Behalf of Francis Brend Esquire, were thrice read; and, upon the Question, severally agreed.

Hawkers, Pedlars, &c.

An ingrossed Bill against Hawkers, Pedlars, and Petty Chapmen, was read the Third time.

A Clause was tendered to be added to the said Bill; and thrice read; and, upon the Question, agreed.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill do pass: And that the Tittle be, An Act for the better suppressing of Hawkers, Pedlars, and Petty Chapmen. And Sir John Trevor is to carry up the Bill to the Lords for their Concurrence: And is also to acquaint the Lords, That this House has agreed to the Amendments made by their Lordships to the Bill on the Behalf of Brian Viscount Cullen; as likewise to the Amendments to the Bill on the Behalf of Mr. Bend.

Interment of Charles I.

A Bill for the more decent and solemn Interment of his late Sacred Majesty King Charles the First, and for erecting a Monument for him, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House: And that the House do, on Wednesday next, at Ten of the Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed upon the Consideration of the said Bill.

A Bill waiting for Royal Assent.

Resolved, &c. That such Members of this House as are of his Majesty's most honourable Privy Council, do acquaint his Majesty, That there is a Bill of Aid passed both Houses, and ready for his Royal Assent.

Countess of Lincolne's, &c. Nat.

Ordered, That these Members following be added to the Committee, to whom the Bill for naturalizing Jane de Galiere Countess of Lincolne, and others, is committed; viz. Sir John Cary, Mr. Gray, Mr. Swinfen, Sir John Rolles, Mr. Morris, Sir Ric. Edgcomb, Mr. Booth, Mr. Rashley, Mr. Arth. Harris.

New Malton Election.

Sir Tho. Meeres reports from the Committee of Privileges and Elections, the State of the Case upon the Election of a Burgess for the Borough of New Malton in the County of Yorke: And that the Committee, upon the Consideration thereof, had agreed upon a Vote: Which he read in his Place; and afterwards delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same was read; and is as followeth;

Resolved, &c. That Mr. Heblethwayte is duly elected to serve in this present Parliament for the Borough of New Malton in the County of York.

The Question being put, To agree with the Committee;

The House divide.

The Noes go forth.

Tellers, Sir Rich. Temple, For the Noes, 47.
Mr. Palmes,
Tellers, Sir John Hotham, For the Yeas, 124.
Sir John Talbot,

And so it was resolved in the Affirmative.

Resolved, &c. That Mr. Heblethwayte is duly elected to serve in this present Parliament for the Borough of New Malton in the County of York.

Ordered, That the Clerk of the Crown do attend with the Return; and take off the Indenture of Mr. Leveson Gower, and amend the Return.

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