Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 8, 1660-1667. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Lunæ, 27 die Februarii, 17 Car. IIdi.
Sir Anthony Irby reports from the Committee to which the Bill for draining the Fen called Deeping Fen, and other Fens therein mentioned, was committed, several Amendments agreed to be made, and a Proviso to be added to the Bill: Which he read, with the Coherence, in his Place; and after, delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: And the Amendments and Proviso, were twice read; and, upon the Question, with some Additions made at the Table, severally agreed to.
Abott's Anne Manor.
Bills from Lords.
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent you down Two Bills: The one, intituled, An Act for Repealing of Part of the Act of Parliament, intituled, An Act directing the Prosecution of such as are accountable for Prize Goods; and the other, intituled, An Act for enabling the Earl of Mulgrave and Sir Hugh Cholmley to make Leases to the King: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
The Amendments, Clauses, and Provisoes, sent from the Lords, to the Bill for settling the Estate of Sir Robert Carr Baronet, were twice read; and, upon the Question, severally agreed to; and after, read a Third time.
Mr. Lavington was called in to the Bar of this House: And, kneeling at the Bar, Mr. Speaker did declare unto him, That he had disobeyed the Order of the Committee of this House; and refused to let Colonel Williams have Access to Sir Robert Carr, when it was in his Power: And that this was made appear at the Committee; and was so reported to the House, and justified in the House, by Colonel Williams.
Ordered, That Mr. Lavington be called in to the Bar of this House; and have a Reprehension from Mr. Speaker: And that Mr. Speaker do acquaint him, That the House is not at all satisfied with his Answer and Excuse, but that his Offence deserves a severe Punishment; yet, at the Mediation and Request of Sir Robert Carr the younger, and for no other Cause, the House was content to remit his Offence, and discharge him from the Custody of the Serjeant at Arms, paying his Fees.
Committee of Privileges.
Ordered, That these Members following be added to the Committee for Privileges and Elections; viz. Sir Rich. Powle, Sir Theop. Biddolph, Mr. John Jones, Mr. Ford, Mr. Robert Roberts, Sir Cæsar Colclough, Lord Allington, Sir Nicholas Steward, Mr. Anchitell Grey, Sir John Maynard, Mr. Goring, Mr. Kendall, Sir Phillip Howard, Colonel Norton.