Wednesday, 28th November, 1660.
A BILL, ingrossed, for the due Observation, and
better preventing the Profanation of the Lord's
Day, commonly called Sunday, was this Day read the
Second time; and, upon the Question, passed.
Ordered, That Mr. Bampfeild do carry this Act to the
Resolved, That this be the Title of this Act; An Act
for the due Observation, and better preventing the Profanation, of the Lord's Day, commonly called Sunday.
Ordered, That Mr. Newton's Bill be sent to the Lords,
when the next Message is sent by this House to the Lords.
Cursing and Swearing.
A Bill, ingrossed, against Cursing and Swearing, was
this Day read the Third time.
Resolved, That an Esquire do pay, for the Second
Offence, Ten Shillings; and that the Blank be filled up
with the Word "Ten" accordingly.
And the said Bill, so amended, being put to the
Resolved, That the Title of the said Bill be, An Act
against profane Swearing and Cursing.
Ordered, That the Bill against the planting of Tobacco
in England; and the ingrossed Bill against Exportation of
Wool; be read To-morrow Morning.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee for
Trade, to examine the Matter charged upon John Bount,
and other Persons of Canterbury, (now in the Custody of
the Serjeant at Arms attending this House for exporting
of Wool out of this Kingdom); and to state the Case,
and report it to this House.
A Bill for making the King's Majesty's Declaration
touching Ecclesiastical Affairs, effectual, was this Day
read the First time.
The Question being propounded, That this Bill be
read the Second time;
And the Question being put, That that Question be
It passed in the Affirmative:
And the main Question being put, That this be read
the Second time;
The House was divided:
And the Yeas went forth.
Sir Anth. Irby,
Tellers for the Yeas:
Sir George Booth,
With the Yeas,
Sir Salomon Swaile,
Tellers for the Noes:
With the Noes,
So it passed with the Negative.