Mercurii, 5 die Junii, 1678.
Scoppens', &c. Nat.
A BILL for naturalizing John Scoppens, and others,
was read the First time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be read a Second time.
Thompson's, &c. Estate.
A Bill for better Discovery of the Estate of Thompson,
Nelthrop, and others, Bankrupts, was read the First
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be read a Second time,
after Ten of the Clock.
A Petition of the Master, Wardens, and Commonalty
of Ironmongers was presented to the House.
And the Petitioners being called in to the Bar; and
owning the said Petition; the same was read to the
A Petition of Thomas Partridge, Nicholas Parbery,
and several others, on behalf of themselves and others,
was presented to the House:
And Nicholas Parbery being called in; and owning
the said Petition; the same was read to the House.
Ordered, That the said Petitions be referred to the
Consideration of the Committee to whom the Bill concerning the Duty of Hearth Money, stands committed.
Sir Edmund Windham presents the Bill for Draining
of Lyndsey Level.
Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill for
better Discovery of stolen Goods; and to prevent Oppressing of the Poor.
A Petition of several of the Creditors of the Hambourg
Company, on Behalf of themselves and others, was presented to the House.
And several of the Petitioners being called in; and
owning the Petition;
The said Petition was read to the House.
Ordered, That it be referred to a Committee, to consider of the said Petition; and to report their Opinions
therein, to the House.
And it is referred to Mr. Wright, Mr. Hen. Berty,
Sir John Holman, Sir Edw. Deering, Sir Trevor Williams,
Sir Tho. Higgins, Sir John Trevor, Sir Fr. Clerke, Sir
Wm. Drake, Mr. Weld, Mr. Osborne, Mr. Papillon, Mr.
Crouch, Sir Rob. Southwell, Major Linfield, Sir John
Lowther, Sir James Smith, Sir Gilbert Talbot, Lord
Morpeth, Sir John Barnaby, Sir Edw. Hungerford, Sir
Tho. Stringer, Sir John Elwes, Mr. Clerk, Sir Ad. Browne,
Sir Wm. Blacket, Sir Fr. Anderson, Sir Robert Carr, Mr.
Finch, Sir Hen. Ford, Sir Tho. Doleman, Mr. Bennet,
Sir Rich. Ford, Sir Rich. Everard, Colonel Birch, Mr.
Ch. Berty, Colonel Phillips, Sir Wm. Terringham, Lord
Allington, Mr. Pepis, Major Broxholme, Sir Jos. Tredenham, Mr. Gwyn, Mr. Neale, Sir Rich. Graham, Colonel
Kirby, Sir John Otway, Sir Gervas Elwes, Mr. Westfaling, Mr. Oakely, Mr. Wareing, Mr. Thynn, Sir Edm.
Windham, Mr. Phillips, Sir Robert Cann, Sir John
Holmes, Lord Latimer, Mr. Jones, Sir Court. Poole, Sir
John Pettus, Mr. Cookes, Sir Tho. Clerges, Sir Robert
Holmes, Sir Hum. Foster, Mr. Love, Sir John Coriton, Sir
Wm. Lowther, Lord Dumblaine, Mr. Reeves, Sir Tho.
Littleton, and all that serve for the Counties of Devon,
Dorset, Somerset, Glocester, Wilts, Worcester, Suffolke, and
Yorke: 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 Speaker's Chamber: And they are to inspect
the Charter of the Merchant Adventurers of England;
and consider, if there be therein any Inconveniencies in
relation to Trade; and, if there be, to provide Remedies
to prevent the same; and report them to the House.
A Petition of Sir Edward Moore Baronet, complaining
of an undue Return of Sir Ralph Ashton Baronet, and
Richard Atherton Esquire, to serve as Burgesses for the
Borough of Liverpoole in the County of Lancaster, in Injury of the Petitioner, who was duly elected, and ought
to have been returned, was read.
Ordered, That the said Petition be referred to the
Committee of Elections and Privileges; to examine the
Matter; and report the same, with their Opinions therein, to the House.
Privilege- a Member convicted of being a Papist.
Ordered, That the Officer of the Exchequer do attend
with the Record transmitted into the Exchequer, of the
Conviction of Sir Solomon Swale's being a Popish Recusant: And that Sir Solo. Swale do then also attend the
Service of the House.
St. Martin's in the Fields Church.
Ordered, That all the Members that will come shall
have Voices at the Committee, to whom the Bill for
erecting another Church, in the Parish of St. Martin's
Ordered, That all Committees that were discontinued
be revived; and do sit this Afternoon, in the Places formerly appointed.
The House then resolved into a Committee of the
whole House, to consider of the Motion for a Supply to
be given to his Majesty, for dismissing the extraordinary
Charge of the Fleet.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Sir John Trevor took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Sir John Trevor reports from the said Committee,
That they had taken the Matter into Consideration; and
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, upon the Question,
agreed; and is as followeth; viz.
Resolved, &c. That a Supply be granted to his Majesty,
towards the Dismissing of the extraordinary Charge of
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, Eight of the Clock.