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, 26 die Martii, 16 Car. IIdi.
State of Trade.
Resolved, That the Committee appointed to consider of the Petition of the Clothiers of the Old and New Draperies, are further impowered to inquire into Reasons of the general Decay of Trade; and to consider, how the same may be advanced and improved; and offer their Opinions therein to the House: And, for this Purpose, they have Power to send for Persons, Papers, and Records; and are to sit de die in diem: And that Mr. Henry Coventry, Mr. Crouch, Sir Allan Apsley, Mr. Yorke, Mr. Swinfein, Mr. Barneham, Sir Clifford Clifton, Sir Tho. Strickland, Sir Robert Atkins, Mr. Daniell, Sir Tho. Bludworth, Colonel Kirby, Sir John Fag, Sir Francis Clerke, Sir John Pelham, Mr. Vowell, Sir Tho. Carew, Mr. Wm. Coventry, Sir Tho. Meres, Sir Rich. Onslow, Sir Edm. Peirce, Sir Allan Brodericke, Sir John Lewknor, Mr. Jones, Mr. Attorney of the Duchy, Sir Charles Berkley, Sir Tho. Dyke, Sir Wm. Thompson, Sir John Fredericke, Sir John Robinson, Sir Wm. Gawdy, Sir George Courtop, Mr. Wren; and all the Members that serve for the Maritime Towns, be added to the said Committee.
Leave to attend Lords.
A Bill to make void certain Conveyances made by Sir John Packington to Christopher Henne, and others, of certain Lands and Hereditaments lying in or near Aylesbury in the County of Bucks, was read the Second time.
Resolved, That the said Bill be committed to Sir George Ryve, Mr. Prynn, Sir Winston Churchill, Mr. Morrice, Colonel Reames, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Wm. Gawdy, Mr. Henry Coventry, Sir Allan Apsley, Colonel Sandys, Sir Heneage Finch, Colonel Gilby, Lord Fanshaw, Sir John Robinson, Mr. Jones, Mr. Westphaling, Mr. Croke, Sir Henry Herbert, Sir Wm. Terringham, Sir Charles Hussey, Sir Anth. Cope, Sir Robert Atkins, Sir Clifford Clifton, Sir Anth. Irby, Colonel Windham, Mr. Heath, Mr. Wm. Coventry, Mr. Wm. Morris, Mr. Wren, Mr. Wm. Sandys, Mr. Finch, Mr. Chichley, Mr. Crouch, Sir Wm. Smith, Major General Egerton, Sir Edm. Peirce, Sir Tho. Meres, Sir Tho. Littleton, Mr. Thomas, Mr. Newport, Mr. Crouch, Mr. Goring, Mr. Cornewallis, Sir Edmond Pooley, Sir Francis Lawley, Sir Francis Clerke, Sir John Covert, Sir Gilbert Gerrard; and all that serve for the County of Bucks: And they are to meet in the Speaker's Chamber, on Monday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon. And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Courts of Justice.
The House, according to former Order, resolved itself into a Committee of the whole House, to take into Consideration the Bill for Repeal of the Act, intituled, An Act for the preventing the Inconveniencies happening by the long Intermission of Parliaments; and for the better Provision for the Calling and Holding of Parliaments once in Three Years at least.
Sir Robert Atkins reports from the said Committee, That the Committee have finished the Bill, with some Alterations and Amendments: Which he read with the Coherence, in his Place; and after, delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table.
Ordered, That Mr. Pryn, Sir John Brampston, Mr. Solicitor General, Sir William Lowther, or any Two of them, do repair to the Clerk of the House of Lords; to examine, Whether the Title of an Act, expressed in the Bill for Repeal of the Act, intituled, An Act for the preventing the Inconveniencies happening by the long Intermission of Parliaments; and for the better Provision for the Calling and holding of Parliaments once in Three Years at least; be truly recited; and do agree with the Roll there.