Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 8, 1660-1667. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Friday, 30th November, 1660.
Separation of married Persons.
|Mr. Bascawen,||Tellers for the Yeas:||50.|
|Mr. Bampfeild,||With the Yeas,|
|Mr. Rich,||Tellers for the Noes:||46.|
|Sir Edm. Jenings,||With the Noes,|
Mr. Ferrers reports Amendments to the Bill for preventing voluntary Separation of married Persons, and several Provisoes: Which he first read in his Place; and were, after, read the First and Second time by the Clerk.
Resolved, That this Bill be re-committed, upon the present Debate, to the former Committee: And that Mr. Hollis, Mr. Stroade, Mr. Bascawen, and all the Gentlemen of this House of the Long Robe, be added to the said Committee.
Another Proviso was tendered to this Bill; That this Act, nor any thing therein contained, shall extend to any of the Rectories impropriate, which are Parcel of the Possessions or belonging to the Bishopricks of Ely and Lincolne, or to either of them; any thing herein before to the contrary notwithstanding:
Lords reminded of Bills.
Ordered, That this Bill be sent to the Lords: And that Mr. Bunkley do carry it to the Lords: And that he put the Lords in mind of the Bills formerly sent from this House, for Confirmation of Marriages; for Confirmation of College and Hospital Leases; and, concerning the Maintenance of the Minister of Reyston.