Sabbati, 30 die Octobris, 1680.
Haverford West Election.
A PETITION of William Wogan Esquire was
A Petition of the Town and County of Haverford-west
was likewise read.
Ordered, That the said Petitions be referred to the Consideration of the Committee of Elections and Privileges;
to examine the Matter thereof; and to report the same,
with their Opinions therein, to the House.
The King appoints to be attended.
Mr. Secretary Jenkins acquaints the House, That his
Majesty having been attended by such of the Members of
this House as are of the Privy Council, to know his Pleasure, when this House should wait upon his Majesty with
the Address, declaring the Resolution of this House to
preserve and support his Majesty's Person and Government, and the Protestant Religion, both at Home and
Abroad; That he was pleased to appoint Three of the
Clock this Afternoon, for this House to attend him in
the Banqueting House.
Answer to Address.
He further acquainted the House, That his Majesty
being attended by such Members of this House as are of
his Privy Council, with the Address relating to Doctor
Tongue; his Majesty was pleased to return Answer, That
he had already taken some Care of Doctor Tongue: And
that he would take him into further Consideration.
A Petition of the Inhabitants of Taunton-dean, in the
County of Somersett, touching the Election for the said
Town, was read.
Ordered, That the Matter of the said Petition be heard
at the Bar of this House on Friday next come Three
Resolved, That the Votes of this House be printed,
being first perused and signed by Mr. Speaker: And
that Mr. Speaker nominate and appoint the Persons to
print the same.
Signor Francisco Ferria, being called in, delivered his
Evidence at the Bar of this House, relating to the Popish
Resolved, Nemine contradicente, That this House will
forthwith proceed to the full Examination of the Popish
Plot, in order to bring the Offenders to Justice.
Resolved, That a Committee be appointed to inspect
the Journals of the Two last Parliaments; and make a
Report to the House of their Proceedings relating to
the Popish Plot.
And it is referred to Sir Francis Winnington, Mr. Sacheverell, Sir Thomas Lee, Sir Eliab Harvey, Sir Richard
Cust, Sir Thomas Meres, Colonel Titus, Mr. Papillon,
Mr. Trenchard, Mr. Buscawen, Mr. Duboys, Sir Hen.
Beaumont, Sir Francis Russell, Mr. Love, Mr. Colt, Mr.
Treby, Mr. Garway, Mr. Hamden, Sir John Trevor, Sir
Henry Capell, Sir John Knight, Sir Thomas Clarges, Sir
Thomas Player, Sir Robert Clayton, Mr. Powle, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Mr. Vernon, Mr. Foley, Serjeant Rigby, Sir
John Hotham, or any Three of them: And they are to
meet this Afternoon at Three of the Clock, in the
Speaker's Chamber: And are to sit de die in diem.
Ordered, That an humble Address be made to his Majesty, by such of the Members of this House as are of his
Majesty's most honourable Privy Council, That all the
Letters, Papers, and Evidences, which have been delivered in to the Privy Council, relating to the horrid Popish Plot, may be delivered in to this House.
Ordered, That Signor Francisco Ferria do put his Evidence, this Day given at the Bar, into Writing; and do
attend the House with the same on Monday next, at Ten
of the Clock in the Morning.
Mr. Dugdale, being called in, gave in Part of his Evidence, at the Bar, relating to the horrid Popish Plot.
Ordered, That Mr. Dagdale do put his Evidence, this
Day given at the Bar, into Writing: And that he attend
this House on Monday Morning next, at Ten of the Clock,
with the same: And then deliver the rest of his Evidence at the Bar of this House.
Ordered, That all Committees that are discontinued,
be revived; and do meet this Afternoon at Four of the
Clock, in the respective Places formerly appointed.
Ordered, That Mr. Praunce do attend this House on
Monday Morning at Ten of the Clock, to give in his Evidence, in relation to the horrid Popish Plot.
And then the House adjourned to Three of the
Clock in the Afternoon.
The House attends the King.
THE House being met, in order to the attending his
Majesty with the Address, declaring the Resolution
of this House to preserve and support his Majesty's Person and Government, and the Protestant Religion, both
at Home and Abroad.
Adjourned to Monday Morning, Eight of the Clock.