Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 8, 1660-1667. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Sabbati, 25 die Januarii, 13 Car. Regis.
Captives at Algiers, &c.
Answer to Address.
Mr. Comptroller reports, from his Majesty, touching the Address sent from this House to his Majesty, for giveing Instructions from his Majesty, and the Council, for Supply of the Poor with Corn, by exposing it to Sale in publick Markets, That his Majesty received the Message very graciously; and had given Direction for a Proclamation, and Instructions, to issue accordingly.
St. Albans Election.
Serjeant Charleton reports from the Committee of Elections, touching the Election for St. Albans, between Sir Henry Cognizby and Doctor Arras, That the Question was, Whether the Almsmen had Voices; and that it was testified, They had had Voices Time out of Mind: And that the Committee was of Opinion, that they ought to have Voices; and that Doctor Arras was duly elected as a Burgess for St. Albans, and ought to sit.
Dudston and King's Barton Hundreds.
Ordered, That the ingrossed Bill for dividing the Two Hundreds of Dudston and King's Barton, from the County of the City of Gloucester, and annexing them to the County of Gloucester, be read on Monday Morning next, the first Business.
Great Level of Fens.
Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Bill on the Behalf of the Earl of Bedford, the Lord Gorges, Mr. Chicheley, and other Adventurers therein named, as to the Great Level of the Fens, called Bedford Level, was committed; and, by Order of the Sixteenth of this Month, re-committed; do meet this Afternoon, at Four of the Clock, in the Exchequer Chamber.
Ordered, That such of the Persons who are, by Act of this Parliament, to be carried on Sleds from the Tower of London to Tyborn; and are now in the Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House; be by him delivered over at the Tower this Night, into the Custody of the Lieutenant of the Tower.