House of Commons Journal Volume 9
22 June 1685

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 22 June 1685', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 9: 1667-1687 (1802), pp. 743-745. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=27893 Date accessed: 22 July 2014.


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Lunæ, 22 die Junii, 1685. 1 Jac. IIdi.

Prayers.

Earl of Powis' House

AN ingrossed Bill, sent down from the Lords, intituled, An Act for rebuilding the Earl of Powis's House in Lincolne's Inn Fields, lately demolished by Fire, was read.

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

Dufay's, &c. Nat.

An ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, for the Naturalization of James Dufay, and others, was read a Second time.

Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Sir Hen. Goodrick, Mr. Fanshaw, Sir John Brampston, Mr. Paston, Sir Wm. Drake, Sir Fra. Clark, Sir Lionell Walden, Sir Nic. Slanning, Sir Benjamin Newland, Sir John Fagg, Mr. Beare, Mr. Pepys, Mr. Hewer, Sir John Barker, Sir Simon Taylor, Mr. Parker, Mr. Etherick, Sir Nath. Johnson, Sir Tho. Norton, Sir Geo. Winneve, Sir Wm. Cooke, Lord Preston, Sir John Norton, Mr. Bickerstaffe, Sir John Hoskins, Mr. Tippin, Sir Orlando Gee, Sir Tho. Meres, Sir Cha. Gaudy, Mr. Essex Strode, Sir William Trumball, Lord Digby, Sir Hen. Marwood, Mr. Clinkard, Mr. Beare, Sir Charles Holt, Sir Jos. Tredenham, Sir Ben. Bathurst, Sir Wm. Gulston, Mr. Awbery, Sir Roger Cave, Sir Vincent Churchill, Mr. Christy, Sir Edw. Evelin, Doctor Davenant: And they are to meet, at Three of the Clock this Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber.

Leave of Absence.

Ordered, That Mr. Kinaston and Mr. Orme, Members of this House, have Leave to go into the Country.

Woollen Manufacture.

Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Bill for encouragement of the Woollen Manufacture, is committed, be adjourned, until the Persons prosecuting the same, who live at Coventry, do come up and attend that Committee.

Rochester, &c. Waterworks.

Sir John Hoskins reports from the Committee to whom the Bill for conveying fresh Water to Rochester and Chatham, was committed, That the Committee, having taken the same into their Consideration, had agreed upon some Amendments to be made to the Bill: Which he read in his Place; and afterwards delivered them in at the Table: Where they being again read, were severally agreed to by the House.

Ordered, That the Bill, with the Amendments, be ingrossed.

Leave of Absence.

Ordered, That Sir David Fowlis, Sir Metcalfe Robinson, and Sir William Worsley, Members of this House, have Leave to go into the Country.

Paper Manufacture.

A Petition of Eustace Barnaby Esquire was read.

Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill for Encouragement of the Manufacture of Paper, as is desired.

Post Office.

An ingrossed Bill, sent down from the Lords, for consolidating the Estates Tail which his Majesty hath in the Post Office; and Four-and-twenty thousand Pounds per Annum of the hereditary Excise; was read a Third time.

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

Ordered, That the Earl of Ranelagh do carry up the said Bill to the Lords, and acquaint them with the Concurrence of this House thereto.

Duchy of Cornwall Leasing.

An ingrossed Bill, sent down from the Lords, intituled, An Act to enable his Majesty to make Grants, Leases, and Copies of Offices, Lands, and Hereditaments, Parcel of his Highness' Duchy of Cornwall, or annexed to the same; and for Confirmation of Leases and Grants already made; was read a Third time.

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

Ordered, That the Earl of Ranelagh do carry up the said Bill to the Lords, and acquaint them with the Concurrence of this House thereto.

Importing Gunpowder, &c.

An ingrossed Bill to prohibit the Importation of Gunpowder and Small Arms, was read a Third time.

Resolved, That the said Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act against the Importation of Gunpowder, Arms, Ammunition, and other Utensils of War.

Northern Borders.

An ingrossed Bill to prevent Theft and Rapine on the Northern Borders of England, was read a Third time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act for Continuance of Three former Acts, to prevent Theft and Rapine on the Northern Borders of England.

Ordered, That Sir Edmund Jennings do carry up the Two Bills last mentioned to the Lords for their Concurrence.

Savery's Name.

An ingrossed Bill, sent down from the Lords, intituled, An Act to enable Isaac Savery, of the City of Exeter, Gentleman, to take upon him the Surname of Searle or Serle, was read.

Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time.

Leave of Absence.

Ordered, That Sir Nicolas Slanning, a Member of this House, have Leave to go into the Country.

Hawkers and Pedlars.

An ingrossed Bill against Pedlars, Hawkers, and Petty Chapmen, was read the Third time.

And an ingrossed Proviso being presented to the House, to be added to the Bill; and being read:

Resolved, That the said Proviso be rejected.

Another ingrossed Proviso being in like manner presented, and read;

Resolved, That the same be rejected.

Resolved, That the said Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act for the better Suppressing of Pedlars, Hawkers, and Petty Chapmen.

Ordered, That Sir Joseph Tredenham do carry up the Bill to the Lords for their Concurrence.

Taking of Earl of Argyle.

The Earl of Midleton acquaints the House, from his Majesty, That the Grand Rebel Argyle is taken; and now in safe Custody.

Resolved, That the most humble and hearty Acknowledgments and Thanks of this House be presented to his Majesty, for his gracious Communication to them of the Taking of that Arch Traitor, the late Earl of Argyle: Which this House received with all imaginable Joy and Satisfaction.

Ordered, That such Members of this House as are of his Majesty's most honourable Privy Council, as likewise the Lord Preston and Sir Hen. Goodrick, do attend his Majesty with the Thanks of this House.

Rebuilding St. Paul's.

A Bill for rebuilding the Cathedral Church of St. Paul's, London, was read a Second time.

Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Sir Edw. Nevill, Sir Tho. Meres, Sir Christoph. Wren, Sir Nicolas Bacon, Lord Ranelagh, Sir John Wynn, Captain Bickerstaffe, Sir Ben. Bathurst, Sir Wm. Blackett, Mr. Grahme, Mr. Tho. Lee, Mr. Essex Strode, Sir Roger L' Estrange, Mr. Ryves, Sir Edw. Ascough, Sir Nath. Johnson, Mr. Recorder of London, Sir Jos. Tredenham, Doctor Perrot, Sir Thomas Dyke, Sir John Moreton, Mr. Done, Mr. Ashburnham, Sir Richard Temple, Sir Tho. Bernardiston, Mr. Ogle, Mr. Arundell, Mr. Vice Chamberlain, Mr. Bulkly, Mr. Coryton, Lord Castleton, Sir Hen. Goodrick, Sir Winst. Churchill, Mr. Dolben, Sir Sam. Dashwood, Mr. Etherick, Mr. Parsons, Mr. Common Serjeant, Marquis Worcester, Mr. Gunter, Sir Peter Rich, Sir Antho. Deane, Mr. Lampton, Mr. Wild, Mr. Kingdon, Mr. Newport, Mr. Wogan, Mr. Gwyn, Sir John Key, Sir Wm. Twisden, Mr. Hewer, Sir John Chichley, Mr. Byerly, and all the Members for London, Middlesex, Westminster, and Southwark: And they are impowered to bring in a Clause to be added to the said Bill, for Provision for the Finishing of the Four Churches within the Walls of London: And they are to meet at Three of the Clock this Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber.

Ordered, That it be an Instruction to the Committee, to prepare and bring in a Clause, to be added to the said Bill, for the Finishing of the Four Parish Churches within the Walls of London, which yet remain unfinished.

Coinage.

Resolved, That this House will, To-morrow Morning at Ten of the Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed in the Consideration of the Bill for Coinage.

Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill to revive an Act for the Exportation of Beer, Ale, and Mum.

Expiring Laws.

An ingrossed Bill for reviving and continuing several Laws expired, and near expiring, was read a Third time.

And an ingrossed Proviso being tendered to be added to the Bill; and being thrice read;

Resolved, That the said Proviso be made Part of the Bill.

Resolved, That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act to revive and continue several Acts therein mentioned.

Ordered, That Sir Thomas Meres do carry up the said Bill to the Lords for their Concurrence.

Earl of Cleveland's Creditors.

A Petition of Eliz. Theakston, Widow, was read.

Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Petition be referred to the Committee to whom the Bill for Relief of the Creditors of the late Earl of Cleveland, was committed; to examine the Matter thereof; and report the same, with their Opinion therein, to the House.

Importation of Fish.

A Bill against the Importation of Fish caught by Foreigners, was read.

Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time.

Exporting Wool.

Ordered, That Mr. Beare and Mr. Waldron be added to the Committee to whom the Bill against the Exportation of Wool, is committed.

Importing Candles.

A Bill against the Importation of Tallow Candles was read a Second time.

Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Sir Tho. Meres, Sir Roger L'Estrange, Mr. Coryton, Lord Ranelagh, Sir Jos. Tredenham, Sir Thomas Dyke, Dr. Davenant, Sir Peter Rich, Sir Wm. Blackett, Sir Ben. Bathurst, Mr. Parsons, Mr. Hawtry, Sir Ra. Wharton, Sir Wm. Honywood, Mr. Porter, Mr. Hanses, Sir Dudley North, Sir Chr. Musgrave, Sir Adam Browne, Alderman Duncomb, Sir Wm. Maynard, Sir Lionel Walden, Mr. Parker, Sir Cha. Gerrard, Colonel Werden, Mr. Cradock, Mr. Burrard, Mr. Fox, Sir Thomas Fanshaw, Sir Chr. Wren, Lord Castleton, Sir Edmund Jennings, Mr. Gunter, Mr. Dolben, Sir John Wynn, Sir Wm. Churchill, Sir Sam. Dashwood, Mr. Wogan, Sir John Moore, Sir John Knatchbull, Mr. Ashburnham, Colonel Lee, Sir John Key, Sir Fra. Clark, Sir Wm. Pritchard, Colonel Friend, Sir Nath. Johnson, Sir Edw. Evelin, Mr. Montague, Sir Anth. Chester, Lord Digby, Sir Wm. Gulston, Sir Wm. Cooke, Sir John Fagg, Lord Clifford, Mr. Foley: And they are to meet at Three of the Clock this Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber.

Bankrupt Laws.

A Bill to supply the Defects of the Laws made against Bankrupts, was read a Second time.

Resolved, That the Bill be committed, upon the Debate of the House, to Mr. Solicitor General, Mr. North, Mr. Christy, Sir John Lowther, Sir John Hoskins, Lord Falkand, Sir Tho. Meres, Sir Antho. Deane, Mr. Montague, Mr. Porter, Sir Jos. Tredenham, Lord Bruce, Mr. Parsons, Colonel Lee, Sir Ralph Wharton, Mr. Beare, Mr. Fox, Sir Hen. Pickering, Mr. Rainsden, Mr. Recorder of London, Sir John Wynn, Sir Cha. Gerrard, Sir Hen. Goodrick, Sir John Moore, Sir Phil. Egerton, Mr. Smith, Sir Sam. Dashwood, Mr. Newport, Sir John Banks, Mr. Common Serjeant, Sir Wm. Twisden, Sir Wm. Honywood, Marquis Worcester, Lord Preston, Mr. Burrard, Sir John Knatchbull, Sir Willoughby Hickman, Sir Peter Rich, Sir John Mathews, and all the Members of the Long Robe, and Merchants of the City of London: And they are to meet at Three of the Clock this Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And that it be an Instruction to the Committee, to prepare and bring in a Clause to be added to the Bill, That no Bankrupt shall be admitted to an Agreement with his Creditors, before he shall have given in a full Account, upon Oath, of his Estate; and how he came to fail: And likewise a Clause, to make it Felony for any Person to make a Second Mortgage or Sale of any Estate, without first giving Notice thereof to the Person to whom the First Mortgage or Sale was made.

Leave of Absence.

Ordered, That Mr. Garway, a Member of this House, have Leave to go into the Country, for Recovery of his Health.

Improving Tillage.

A Bill for the Improvement of Tillage was read a Second time.

Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Mr. North, Sir Hen. Goodrick, Sir Philip Egerton, Mr. Christy, Sir Nic. Bacon, Sir Antho. Chester, Mr. Foley, Mr. De Gray, Mr. Hewer, Sir Geo. Winneve, Sir Dudley North, Mr. Aubery, Lord Falkland, Sir John Lowther, Mr. Common Serjeant, Sir Lionell Walden, Sir John Wynn, Sir Edward Nevell, Mr. Tho. Lee, Sir John Wynn, Mr. Fox, Sir John Hoskins, Sir Tho. Mompesson, Sir Tho. Meres, Mr. Hanses, Captain Kirkby, Mr. Price, Mr. Cradock, Colonel Legg, Mr. Wareing, Mr. Hawtry, Mr. Sandford, Sir Wm. Twisden; or any Eight of them: And they are to meet at Three of the Clock this Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber.

Foreign Buttons.

A Petition of the Needlemakers of London was read.

Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Petition be referred to the Committee to whom the Bill against Importation of foreign Buttons, is committed; to prepare and bring in a Clause to be added to the said Bill, to prevent the Importation of Needles.

Pellisary's &c. Nat.

Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Bill for Naturalization of Magdalen Pellisary, and others, was committed, be revived; and do meet at Three of the Clock this Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber.

Wool and Corn.

Ordered, That the Committee appointed to consider of Ways and Means to keep up the Price of Wool and Corn, be revived; and do meet at Three of the Clock this Afternoon, in the Place formerly appointed.

Woollen Manufacture.

Ordered, That the Bill for Encouragement of the Woollen Manufacture, by the general Wearing thereof, be read To-morrow Morning.

Foreign Protestants Nat.

Ordered, That the Bill for Naturalizing all such Protestant Strangers as are in England, Wales, or Town of Berwick, and the Isles of Jersey, Guernsey, and such others as shall within a limited Time come from beyond the Seas, be read To-morrow Morning.

And then the House adjourned to Nine of the Clock, To-morrow Morning.