Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 8, 1660-1667. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Die Veneris, 20 Martii, 15 Car.
CORNELIUS Le Brune, Son of Jasper Le Brune, born at Cullen on the Reyne in Germany, did, this Day, take the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy, before Mr. Speaker, at the Clerk's Table, in order to his being naturalized.
Le Brune's Nat.
Leave of Absence.
Petition from Chelsey.
Resolved, &c. That the said Petition be referred to a Committee of the Persons following; viz. Mr. Fane, Mr. Hungerford, Sir Rich. Onslow, Colonel Sandis, Sir Tho. Tomkins, Colonel Kirkby, Sir Walter St. John, Mr. Westphaleing, Sir Clifford Clifton, Mr. Lewis, Mr. Seymour, Mr. Clifford, Sir Cha. Hussey, Sir Geo. Strode, Sir Anth. Cope, Mr. Knight, Sir John Birkinhead, Sir Bain. Throckmorton, Mr. James, Sir Rich. Oatley, Mr. Vaughan, and all the Members of this House that serve for the Counties of Berks, Wilts, Surrey, and Hampshire: And they are to meet To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records: And examine the Matter of the Petition; and make Report of their Proceedings and Opinions thereupon to the House.
Mr. George reports from the Committee to which the Bill for the better Observation of the Lord's Day was committed, several Amendments to the said Bill: Which he read, with the Coherence, in his Place; and after, delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Which Amendments were read the First time.
Ordered, That the Committee appointed to peruse the Act concerning the Militia, do sit this Afternoon, to proceed in the Consideration thereof: And that they do expedite and make their Report therein on Monday next.
Sir Thomas Meres reports from the Committee, That they had made some Progress in the Bill; and desired, that the House would again resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, upon Tuesday next, to proceed upon the same.
Resolved, &c. That the House will, on Tuesday next, at Ten of the Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed in the Bill for the Increase of the Maintenance of Ministers in Cities, Towns Corporate, and Market Towns.
Ordered, That all the Members of this House, that serve for the Counties of Northampton, Norfolk, Suffolke, Lincolne, Cambridge, and Huntington, and Isle of Ely, be added to the Committee to whom the Two Bills for Bedford Level in the Fens, are committed.