Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 8, 1660-1667. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Jovis, 6 die Februarii, 14 Car. Regis.
Stodscombe, &c. Manors.
AN ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, for discharging the Manors of Stodscombe, and Holwell, and other Lands in the County of Devon, from the Trust of One hundred and Fifty Years, made unto John Earl of Exeter, John Earl of Bridgewater, and Oliver Earl of Bullingbrook, was this Day read the Third time.
Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Bill for preventing Frauds and Abuses to his Majesty, in relation to his Customs, do appoint a Sub-committee, to examine and consider of Proposals for a Table of Fees, between the Merchants and Officers.
Privilege-a Person discharged.
Forasmuch as this House was this Day informed, that Samuell Holmes, an Attorney at Law, who, by Order of the Twentieth of January last, was apprehended by the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, for his Contempt, and Breach of Privilege, in obtaining a Judgment, and taking out Execution, against Sir William Fleetwood, one of the Members of this House, had submitted himself to the said Sir William Fleetwood, and given him Satisfaction:
Mr. Ashburnham reports from the Committee to whom the Bill for the constituting Corporations in the Cities of London and Westminster, and in the several Cities and Counties within the Kingdom of England, and Dominion of Wales, and Town of Berwick upon Tweed, for the better Relief and Employment of the Poor; and for the preventing of Poor, by the Settling of them; and for the better Execution of the Laws against Rogues and Vagabonds; was committed; several Amendments, and an Addition to the said Bill: Which he read, with the Coherence, in his Place; and after, delivered in at the Clerk's Table.
|Sir John Duncombe,||Tellers for the Noes:||48.|
|Mr. Clifford,||With the Noes,|
|Mr. Moreton,||Tellers for the Yeas:||45.|
|Colonel Robinson,||With the Yeas,|
Yorkshire Cloth Trade.
Mr. Seymour made Report, That he had attended his Majesty with the Message on the Behalf of those who had Licences to sell Wine by Retail: And that his Majesty, being retired into his Closet, did, upon Notice of the Message, presently come forth; and graciously received the same; and declared, that he would take it into Consideration.
Scarcity of Corn, &c.
Mr. Secretary Morrice reported, That he had attended his Majesty with the Messages concerning the remitting of the Rigour of the Law for the strict Observation of the Lent ensuing: And that no Grain might be transported out of Ireland, but upon good Security to bring the same for England: And that his Majesty was graciously pleased to declare, That he would take the first Part of the Message into serious Consideration; and give Order for the Observation of the Second Part of . . . said Message.
Mr. Steward reports from the Committee to whom the Bill for preventing unnecessary Charge of Sheriffs, and for Ease in passing their Accompts, was re-committed, several Amendments to the said Bill: Which he read, with the Coherence, in his Place; and after, delivered in at the Clerk's Table.
Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Bill for enabling John Coppleston Esquire, to sell Lands, is committed, be revived; and do sit in the Place formerly appointed this Afternoon at Two of the Clock: And the Persons under-named are added to the said Committee; viz. Sir Henry North, Sir John Rouse, Sir Edmond Pooley, Mr. Cornewallis.