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 Sabbati, 24 Novembris, 18 Car. IIdi.
ORDERED, That Sir Gilbert Talbott, Mr. Ford, Mr. Robarts, Sir Richard Everard, Sir James Smith, Mr. Fowell, Sir Thomas Higgons, Mr. Hender Robarts, be added to the Committee to which the Bill concerning Mrs. Pride is committed.
Committee of Grievances.
Mr. Ratcliffe reports from the Committee to which the Bill for making Provisions for such as shall be infected with the Plague, was committed, several Amendments, agreed by the Committee to be made to the Bill: Which he read, with the Coherence; and after, delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table.
Importing Cattle, &c.
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have returned you the Bill against Importing of Cattle from Ireland, and other Parts beyond the Seas, and Fish taken by Foreigners, with some Amendments: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Ordered, That the Amendments, sent from the Lords, to the Bill against Importing of Cattle from Ireland, and other Parts beyond the Seas, and Fish taken by Foreigners, be taken into Consideration on Tuesday next.
Priests and Jesuits.
Mr. Hungerford reports from the Committee for suppressing the Insolency of Popish Priests, That an Information being given in at the Committee, That Sir Phillip Howard, a Member of this House, had sent for one Anthony de Leure; and reproached him for changing his Religion; and advised him to return to his Convent in France; and to encourage him therein, promised to supply him with Money; and would recommend him to some Priest at Somerset House; and told him, If he staid here, he would become beggarly and miserable, and find no Relief; That the Committee had summoned the said de Leure, and the Two Frenchmen in whose Presence the said Words were pretended to be spoken by the said Sir Phillip Howard: That the Two Frenchmen had attended the Committee; and being examined, utterly denied any such Words were ever spoken by Sir Phillip Howard in their Presence: And the said de Leure refused to attend the Committee, but is absented, and cannot be found: And that the Committee, upon the whole Matter, were satisfied, That de Leure is an Impostor, and a Knave; and that the whole Information was a Lye: And had passed this Vote;
Ordered, That the Serjeant at Arms do apprehend and take into Custody the said Anthony d' Leure, if he can find him; to answer his Abuse and Misdemeanor against Sir Phillip Howard, a Member of this House.