Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 8, 1660-1667. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Veneris, 25 Novembris, 16° Car. IIdi.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of Elections and Privileges, to consider of the Matter of the Petition; and to summon and hear all Parties concerned; and to report the Matter, with their Opinions therein, to the House: And that George Wynn Esquire, the late Sheriff, shall bring in, and deliver to the Chairman of the Committee, a List of the Electors Names: And that a Copy thereof shall be delivered to Sir Hen. Chester: And the Committee are to examine the Matter of Misdemeanor objected against the Sheriff, in refusing to bring in the List of Electors Names, according to the Orders of this House; and to report the same to the House.
A Bill to compose and prevent Differences between the Two Towns of Great and Little Yarmouth, in the County of Norfolk, concerning the Lading and Unlading of Herrings, and other Merchandizes, was read the First time.
Thanks to the King.
"Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, in Parliament assembled, That the humble Thanks of this House shall be presented to his Majesty, by Six Lords; for his Majesty's gracious Speech and Narrative, to his Two Houses of Parliament; and for his great Care in the Preservation of the Honour, Safety, and Trade of this Nation, by his Preparation for their Defence against the Dutch: And that his Majesty be desired to give Leave that his Speech may be printed."
Thanks to the City.
"Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, in Parliament assembled, That the Thanks of this House be given unto the City of London, by Six Lords; for their forwardness in assisting his Majesty; and, in particular, by furnishing him with several great Sums of Money towards his Preparations for the Honour, Safety, and Trade of this Nation."
To these Orders the Lords desire the Concurrence of this House; and that, they having named Six Lords, you will be pleased to name a proportionable Number of Commons; to join with the Lords, in returning Thanks to his Majesty, and also to the City of London.
Resolved, &c. That these Members following be appointed to join with the Lords, in returning Thanks to his Majesty, and to the City of London; viz. Mr. Secretary Bennet, Mr. Vice Chamberlain, Sir Tho. Clifford, Colonel Popham, Mr. Waller, Colonel Fretzvile Hollis, Sir Phil. Warwick, Lord Cornbury, Sir John Birkinhead, Mr. Ashburnham, Sir Geo. Ryve, Sir Wm. Lowther.
|Sir Edw. Walpoole,||Tellers for the Noes:||102.|
|Sir John Holland,||With the Noes,|
|Sir Tho. Clifford,||Tellers for the Yeas:||172.|
|Sir Edm. Pooley,||With the Yeas,|