House of Commons Journal Volume 9
8 June 1678

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 8 June 1678', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 9: 1667-1687 (1802), pp. 491-492. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=27634 Date accessed: 02 October 2014.


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Sabbati, 8 die Junii, 1678.

Williams' Estate.

AN ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, intituled, An Act to supply an Omission in the Settlement of the Estate of Sir Trevor Williams Baronet, made upon the Marriage of his eldest Son; and to enable his eldest Son to make a Jointure to a Second Wife; was read the First time.

Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time.

Silk and Woolen Manufactures.

Resolved, &c. That a Committee be appointed to consider how to improve the Silk Manufactures; and the Woolen Manufactures of this Kingdom.

And it is referred to Colonel Birch, Sir Edw. Deering, Mr. Papillon, Sir Edm. Windham, Mr. Robert Wright, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Geo. Downing, Mr. John Wright, Sir John Knight, Sir Trevor Williams, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir John Moreton, Mr. Powle, Mr. Browne, Sir Ric. Corbett, Sir Rich. Temple, Mr. Love, Sir John Coryton, Sir John Trevor, Sir Gilbert Talbot, Mr. Vaughan, Sir John Bramston, Sir Fr. Russell, Sir Eliab Harvey, Sir Tho. Lee, Sir Ad. Browne, Sir John Mallet, Mr. Spry, Mr. Buscawen, Mr. Mallet, Mr. Hopkins, Sir Jos. Tredenham, Mr. Foote, Sir Court. Poole, Sir Fr. Drake, Sir Tho. Clerges: And they are to meet on Monday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And have Power to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Seaverne Fishing.

An ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, intituled, An Act for Preservation of the Fishing in the River of Seaverne, was read the First time.

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

Burying in Woolen.

An ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, intituled, An Act for Burying in Woolen, was read the First time.

Privilege- Refusal of Witnesses to attend.

The House being informed, that, in the Case of the Breach of Privilege against Sir Wm. Terringham, Two of the Persons that were ordered to be summoned, were come up to Town; and that the other Two refused to attend;

The Messenger who summoned them, being called in, informed the House, that he summoned them all: But that John Hathorne, and Richard Anthony alias Bumsted, were only come up to Town: And that William Barber and Robert Bushby refused to attend.

Ordered, That the said William Barber and Robert Bushby be taken in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, for their Breach of Privilege committed against Sir William Terringham, one of the Members of this House; and for their Contempt in refusing to attend this House upon the Summons.

Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of Privileges, to examine the Matter of Breach of Privilege; and report the same, with their Opinions therein, to the House: And that the said Richard Anthony alias Brumsted, and John Hathorne, do attend the said Committee.

Exporting Leather.

A Bill for exporting Leather, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Sir John Knight, Sir Geo. Downing, Sir John Brampston, Colonel Birch, Mr. Buscawen, Sir Robert Cann, Mr. Foote, Mr. Whiteacre, Sir Rich. Everard, Sir Tho. Higgins, Colonel Titus, Sir Tho. Lee, Sir Wm. Coventry, Sir Edw. Deering, Mr. Jo. Wright, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Tho. Clerges, Sir Trevor Williams, Colonel Kirkby, Sir Tho. Stringer, Sir John Cotton, Sir Nic. Pedley, Mr. Papillon, Mr. Love, Lord O Brien, Sir Tho. Littleton, Serjeant Rigby, Sir Tho. Mompesson, Sir Fr. Russell, Sir John Hotham, Mr. Vaughan, Sir Court, Poole, Sir Robert Thomas, Sir Fr. Drake, Mr. Browne, Sir George Reeves, Mr. Hopkins, Sir John Ernle, Sir Sam. Bernardiston, Mr. Cheney, Sir Anth. Irby, Mr. Crouch, Mr. Hale, Sir Eliab Harvy, Mr. Powle, Sir John Frederick, Sir Rob. Carr: And they are to meet on Wednesday next, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Inner Court of Wards: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Exporting Leather.

A Petition of several Shoemakers, and other Manufacturers of Leather, was read.

Resolved, &c. That the said Petition be referred to the Consideration of the said Committee: And that the Petitioners do attend, and be heard by their Counsel at the said Committee, on Wednesday next, touching the said Bill.

Privilege- a Member convicted of being a Papist.

Ordered, That the Officer of the Exchequer do attend on Monday next, with the Record of the Conviction of Sir Solomon Swale's being a Roman Catholick; and the Proceedings thereupon.

Bills sent from Lords.

A Message from the Lords, by Sir Timothy Baldwyn and Sir John Hoskins;

Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent you down Three Bills; one intituled, An Act for reviving a former Act, intituled, An Act for avoiding unnecessary Suits and Delays; and for Continuance of one other Act, intituled, An Act for the better settling Intestates Estates: Another, intituled, An Act to enable Creditors to recover their Debts of the Executors and Administrators of Executors, in their own Wrong: The Third, An Act for the better Encouragement of Dealers in Butter and Cheese: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Disposition of Grants.

The House then resumed the adjourned Debate touching the Two hundred thousand Pounds, charged upon the Credit of the Act for additional Excise.

The Question being put, Whether there remains any Obligation upon this House to repay his Majesty the Two hundred thousand Pounds, charged upon the Credit of the Act for additional Excise.

The House divide.

The Yeas go forth.

Tellers, Sir Rich. Temple, for the Yeas, 177.
Mr. Tufton,
Tellers, Mr. Harbord, for the Noes, 162.
Mr. Rashley,

And so it was resolved in the Affirmative.

Resolved, &c. That there remains an Obligation upon this House to repay his Majesty the Two hundred thousand Pounds, charged upon the Credit of the Act for additional Excise.

Resolved, &c. That an Account be taken of the Disbursements of the said Two hundred thousand Pounds: And that a Committee be appointed to take the same.

And it is referred to Colonel Birch, Sir Sam. Bernardiston, Mr. Eyres, Sir Tho. Doleman, Sir Court. Poole, Mr. Papillon, Lord O Brien, Mr. Hopkins, Mr. Powle, Mr. Solicitor General, Sir Chr. Musgrave, Mr. Spry, Sir Tho. Littleton, Sir Rich. Temple, Mr. King, Sir John Ernle, Mr. Secretary Williamson, Sir John Hanmer, Sir Tho. Chichesly, Sir John Talbot, Colonel Birch, Sir Hen. Capell, Sir Edw. Deering, Mr. Love, Sir John Knight, Sir Geo. Downing, Sir Tho. Meeres, Sir Tho. Lee, Sir Rich. Corbett, Mr. Garraway, Serjeant Rigby, Sir Rob. Sawyer, Mr. Buscawen, Sir Jos. Tredenham, Sir John Mallet, Sir John Trevor, Sir Rob. Carr, Sir Cha. Wheeler, Sir Hen. Puckering, Mr. Pepis, Mr. Ro. Wright, Sir Edm. Jenings: And they are to meet on Monday next, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Committees.

Ordered, That all Committees which were to sit this Afternoon, except the Committee to whom the Matter concerning the Fleet is referred, be adjourned.

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