Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 8, 1660-1667. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Wednesday, 14th November, 1660.
Separation of married Persons.
A BILL for preventing the voluntary Separation, and living apart, of married Persons, was this Day read the Second time; and, on the Question, committed to Mr. Ferrers, Mr. Prynne, Mr. Herbert, Sir Lancclot Lake, Sir Henry Cholmely, Mr. Stevens, Mr. Herricke, Mr. Shapcott, Mr. Elliott, Mr. Vowell, Sir George Montague, Mr. Young, Sir John Northcott, Sir Anthony Irby, Sir John Fredricke, Sir Tho. Widdrington, Mr. Merricke, Lord Aungier, Mr. Swanton, Lord Falkland, Mr. Bainton, Mr. Courtop, Mr. Herle, Mr. Hollis, Mr. Wingfeild, Mr. Walpole, Mr. Rigby, Sir Tho. Willis, Sir Daniel Harvey, Serjeant Charleton, Mr. Sherhard, Sir Gilbert Gerard, Mr. Baker, Mr. Bowman, Mr. Reames, Sir George Booth, Sir William Lewes, Sir Francis Gerard, Mr. Goodricke, Mr. Lowther, Mr. Ellison, Sir Tho. Meeres, Sir Edward Turner, Sir Ralph Ashton, Sir Roger Bradshaw, Mr. Hambden, Mr. Mollineux, Mr. * Montague, Sir John Cary, Sir Edw. Massey, Mr. Bampfeild, Sir John Cloberry, Mr. Thomas, Lord Anchram, Colonel Gerard, Mr. Moyle, Sir Rich. Price, Mr. Trelawny, Sir Wm. Vincent, Sir Edw. Mansell, Sir Henry Crofts, Mr. Mynors, Mr. Whitehead, Mr. Marvell, Sir Geo. Reeve, Mr. Titus, Mr. Lucy, Mr. Hele: And they are to meet, on Saturday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Inner Court of Wards: And are also to consider of an additional Clause now tendered to the Bill: And Mr. Pryn is to take care hereof.
A Bill for the better repairing and maintaining Highways and Bridges, within this Kingdom, was this Day read the First time.
Resolved, That this Bill be read the Second time on Tuesday Morning next.
Army and Navy Debts.
According to an Order of Yesterday, the House resumed the Consideration and Debate of raising Money towards discharging the publick Debts of the Army and Navy, mentioned in the Report from the Committee for examining of publick Debts.
Resolved, That a Tax of Seventy thousand Pounds by the Month, for Six Months, to commence from the First of January 1660, be charged on this Kingdom.
Resolved, That it be referred to his Majesty's Counsel learned, to prepare and bring in a Bill for that Purpose.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee for Trade, to consider of what was now offered, touching the buying up and exporting of Rape Seed, of the Growth of this Nation, by Strangers; and to examine the same; and advise what is fit to be proposed for preventing the Inconveniences thereof; and to report the same to the House.