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 Lunæ, 22 Octobris, 18 Car. IIdi.
Beere Alston Writ.
ORDERED, That Andrew Barry, Under Sheriff for the County of Devon, be sent for in Custody of the Serjeant an Arms, or his Deputy, for his Abuse, in refusing to make Return of the Writ, issued for electing a new Member to serve for the Town of Beere Alston in the County of Devon.
New Towne Writ.
Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out a Writ, for electing a new Burgess to serve for New Towne in the Isle of Wight, in the Room of Sir Henry Worsley, deceased.
The House then resumed the Debate of the Lords Reasons to the Vote of this House (to which the Lords Concurrence was desired), for an Address to his Majesty, to issue a Proclamation, to prohibit the Importation of French Commodities.
Ordered, That Mr. Solicitor General, Sir Robert Atkins, Sir Geo. Downing, Sir John Knight, Sir Thomas Clifford, Mr. Millward, Mr. Garraway, Sir Thomas Gower, Mr. Seymour, do withdraw, and prepare Reasons to be returned to the Lords, in Answer to the Reasons by them given to the Vote of this House, for an Address to his Majesty, to issue a Proclamation to prohibit the Importation of French Commodities: To which the Lords Concurrence was desired.
Bills from Lords.
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent you down Two Bills: One, intituled, An Act for the Naturalizing of Esther Le Lon, the Daughter and Coheir of Gideon Le Lon, Lord of Columbieres in Normandy, the now Wife of the Right Honourable Denzill Lord Holles, of Ifeild; and the other, An Act for Supply of Part of the Jointure of the Lady Elizabeth Noel.
Hemp and Flax.
Sir John Knight reports from the Committee to which the Bill to encourage the Planting and Sowing of Hemp and Flax was committed, several Amendments to be made to the Bill: Which he read in his Place; and after, delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table.
Committee of Privileges.
Ordered, That Sir John Fitz James, Sir Robert Barnham, Sir Humfry Winch, Mr. Churchill, Sir Jo. Vaughan, Sir Hugh Bethell, Sir Edw. Hales, Sir Robert Holt, Sir John Trot, Mr. Metcalfe Robinson, be added to the Committee of Privileges and Elections.
Mr. Solicitor reports, That the Members appointed had withdrawn, and agreed on Reasons to be returned, at a Conference, to the Lords, in Answer to the Reasons by them given to the Vote of this House, for an Address to his Majesty, to prohibit the Importation of Foreign Commodities: Which he opened to the House.
Ordered, That a Conference be desired to be had with the Lords, upon the Subject Matter of the last Conference, upon the Vote for an Address to his Majesty to issue a Proclamation to prohibit the Importation of French Commodities. And Sir Geo. Downing is to go up to the Lords to desire the Conference.
Sir George Downing reports, That the Lords had agreed to a Conference with this House, in the Painted Chamber, To morrow at Eleven of the Clock in the Morning, upon the Subject Matter of the last Conference, concerning the Prohibiting of French Commodities.