House of Commons Journal Volume 9
15 June 1678

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 15 June 1678', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 9: 1667-1687 (1802), pp. 495-496. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=27640 Date accessed: 02 September 2014.


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Sabbati, 15 die Junii, 1678.

Prayers.

Westbury Election.

ORDERED, That the Report touching the Election for the Borough of Westbury in the County of Wilts, be received on Tuesday Morning next.

Seaverne Fishing.

Serjeant Street reports from the Committee, to whom the Bill for Preservation of Fishing in the River of Seaverne, was committed, That the Committee had carefully perused the Bill; and returned the same without any Amendment.

Keels, &c. carrying Coals.

Sir George Downing reports from the Committee, to whom the Bill for admeasuring Keels and Boats carrying Coals, was committed, 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: And the same being twice read; and, with some Amendments made at the Table, upon the Question, agreed.

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

Outlawries.

Ordered, That Leave be given to Sir John Trevor to bring in a Bill concerning reversing Outlawries in the King's Bench.

Taking Affidavits.

A Bill to prevent Abuses, in taking Affidavits in the Country, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Sir Adam Browne, Sir Jo. Trelawney, Sir Rich. Everard, Mr. Buscawen, Sir Edw. Masters, Mr. Foote, Mr. Goreing, Mr. Wright, Sir John Pettus, Sir John Covert, Sir Anth. Irby, Mr. Greenvile, Mr. James, Lord O Brien, Sir John Trevor, Sir John Knight, Mr. Tanner, Col. Birch, Sir Allen Broderick, Sir Rob. Barnham, Sir Hen. Ford, Sir Edw. Deering, Sir John Mallet, Sir John Heath, Sir Gilbert Talbot, Sir John Moreton: And they are to meet on Monday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber.

Seaverne Fishing.

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

Resolved, &c. That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be agreed.

Exporting Leather.

Sir John Knight reports from the Committee, to whom the Bill for exporting Leather, was committed, That the Committee had heard the Parties concerned therein; and made some Amendments 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, agreed.

Privilege.

A Petition of Robert Bushby and William Barbett, now in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, was read.

Sir Thomas Meeres reports from the Committee of Privileges and Elections, to whom the Matter concerning the Breach of Privilege committed upon Sir William Terringham, one of the Members of this House . . . . . . . ; That the Committee had taken the same into their Consideration; and agreed upon Two Votes: Which he read in his Place; and afterwards delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same were read; and are as followeth:

Resolved, &c. That Richard Brumsted and Robert Bushby are guilty of the Breach of Privilege, committed upon Sir William Terringham.

Resolved, &c. That John Hathorn and William Barber are not guilty of a Breach of Privilege, committed upon Sir William Terringham.

The First of the said Votes being read a Second time;

The Question being put, To agree with the Committee;

It passed in the Negative.

The Second Vote being read a Second time;

The Question being put, To agree with the Committee;

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Resolved, &c. That William Barber and Robert Bushby be discharged of their Commitment to the Serjeant at Arms.

Supply.

The Question being propounded, That, after Tuesday next, no new Motion be made for a new Supply to be given to his Majesty before a Recess;

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

The House divided.

The Noes go forth.

Tellers, Mr. Leveson Gower, for the Noes, 154.
Mr. May,
Tellers, Mr. Burlace, for the Yeas, 160.
Mr. Whittacre,

And so it was resolved in the Affirmative.

The Question being put, That, after Tuesday next, no new Motion be made for a new Supply to be given to his Majesty before a Recess;

The House divide.

The Yeas go forth.

Tellers, Sir James Rushout, for the Yeas, 163.
Sir Nich. Pelham,
Tellers, Sir Hen. Ford, for the Noes, 154.
Mr. Weld,

And so it was resolved in the Affirmative.

Resolved, &c. That, after Tuesday next, no new Motion be made for a new Supply to be given to his Majesty before a Recess.

Resolved, &c. That this House will, on Tuesday next, take into Consideration that Part of his Majesty's Speech, which relates to a further Supply.

Stannary Laws.

Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill touching the Stannary Laws.

Private Business.

Resolved, &c. That no new private Business be received.

Reports to be made.

Resolved, &c. That the Report concerning the Navy; and of the Account of the Disbursements of the Two hundred thousand Pounds, charged upon the Credit of the Act for the additional Excise, be received on Monday Morning next.

Committees.

Ordered, That all Committees, which were to sit this Afternoon, be adjourned.

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