House of Commons Journal Volume 9
1 June 1678


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'House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 1 June 1678', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 9: 1667-1687 (1802), pp. 486. URL: Date accessed: 27 November 2014.


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Sabbati, 1 die Junii, 1678.


A COMPLAINT being made of a Breach of Privilege, committed against Sir William Terringham, a Member of this House, by Richard Anthony alias Bunsted, William Barbor, John Hathorne, and Robert Bushby, in taking away and detaining one of his Coach Horses;

Ordered, That the Horse be forthwith delivered: And that the said Richard Anthony alias Bunsted, Wm. Barber, John Hathorne, and Robert Bushby, be summoned to answer their Breach of Privilege committed against Sir Wm. Terringham, in taking away and detaining his Horse.

Foreign Protestants.

A Message from the Lords, by Sir Timothy Baldwyn and Sir William Beversham;

Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent you down a Bill, intituled, An Act to provide Relief for poor Protestant Strangers: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

St. Martin's in the Fields Church.

A Bill for erecting another Church in the Parish of St. Martin's in the Fields, and making it Parochial, was read the First time.

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

Preventing Maintenance, &c.

A Bill for the better preventing Maintenance and Embracery, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Serjeant Seis, Sir John Hotham, Sir Geo. Downing, Sir John Knight, Serjeant Rigby, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Sir Tho. Stringer, Sir John Otway, Sir John Trevor, Sir Anth. Irby, Mr. Wright, Mr. Crouch, Sir Rich. Head, Sir Ad. Browne, Serjeant Street, Sir Geoffry Shakerly, Sir Wm. Thompson, Mr. Gwyn, Mr. Mallit, Sir Metcalfe Robinson, Sir John Barnaby, Mr. Whitacre, Sir Hugh Bethell, Mr. Eyres, Sir John Mallett, Sir Wm. Franckland, Sir Trevor Williams, Mr. Hopkins, Mr. Westfaling, Mr. Sachaverell, and all the Gentlemen of the Long Robe: And they are to meet on Monday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber.

Removal of Suits.

Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill to prevent Removal of Suits.

Lord Chancellor's Speech.

The Lord Chancellor's Speech was then, according to the Order, read to the House.

The Question being propounded, That the Proceedings of this House have not occasioned a Peace;

A Motion being made, That these Words "mentioned by my Lord Chancellor in his Speech" may be added to the Question;

The Question being put, That the Words "mentioned by my Lord Chancellor in his Speech" be added to the Question;

The House divide.

The Yeas go forth.

Tellers,Sir John Holman,for the Yeas,146.
Sir Hugh Bethell,
Tellers,Sir Rich. Temple,for the Noes,181.
Mr. Spry,

And so it passed in the Negative.

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

The House divide.

The Noes go forth.

Tellers,Lord Castleton,for the Yeas,157.
Mr. Vane,
Tellers,Sir Boucher Wray,for the Noes,181.
Mr. Sackfeild,

And so it passed in the Negative.

Committee of Privileges.

Ordered, That the Committee of Privileges be adjourned.

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