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 Jovis, 29 Novembris, 18 Car. IIdi.
Bishop of Duresme's Estate.
A BILL for granting a Lease, for Three Lives, to Humfry Wharton Esquire, of certain Lead Mines belonging to the Bishop of Duresme, was read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Mr. John How, Sir Solom. Swale, Sir Thomas Gower, Mr. Cheyne, Sir Robert Holt, Sir John Strode, Mr. Greenvile, Mr. Crouch, Sir Geo. Downing, Colonel Reames, Sir Geo. Probert, Mr. Coleman, Sir Jonathan Trelawny, Sir Wm. Killegrew, Sir John Warr, Sir John Earnley, Mr. Rigby, Sir Wm. Lowther, Doctor Burrell, Mr. Boscowen, Lord Ancram, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Sir John Moreton, Sir Thomas Allen, Sir John Goodricke, Sir Robert Carr, Mr. Culleford, Colonel Birch, Colonel Windham, Colonel Gilby, Sir Thomas Higgons, Sir John Talbott, Lord Saint John, Sir John Moreton, Mr. Morice, Lord Richardson, Mr. Sandys, Mr. Hungerford, Sir John Newton, Mr. Foulke Grevile, Sir Fran. Goodrick, Sir Walter Strickland, Sir Thomas Tompkyns, Colonel Phillips, Mr. Arthur Owen, Sir Richard Braham, Sir Richard Ford, Sir Anthony Irby, Sir Lanc. Lake, Mr. Peircy Goring, Mr. Rolls, Mr. Conyers Darcy, Colonel Darcy, Colonel Kirkby, and all the Members that serve for the County of York: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Two of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Ordered, That the Committee of the whole House be impowered to insert the Rates on the Clergy in the Poll Bill, according to the Votes of the House.
Serjeant Charlton reports from the Committee of Elections touching the Town of Plympton, between Sir Edmond Fortescue and Sir Nicholas Slaning, That the Petition on the Behalf of Sir Nicholas Slaning was withdrawn: And that the Committee were of Opinion to dismiss the Cause as to the Pretence of Sir Nicholas Slaning; and that Sir Edmond Fortescue was duly elected.
Resolved, &c. That this House doth agree with the Committee, That Sir Edmond Fortescue was duly elected for the Town of Plympton; and ought to sit.
Ordered, That John Kelond Esquire, High Sheriff for the County of Devon, be discharged from the Custody of the Serjeant at Arms, paying his Fees.
Ordered, That Edward Hayman, Under Sheriff for the County of Devon, be discharged from the Custody of the Serjeant at Arms, paying his Fees.
Ordered, That Nicholas Horsman, Mayor for the Town of Plympton, be discharged from the Custody of the Serjeant at Arms, paying his Fees.
Ordered, That Mr. Culleford, Sir Thomas Mompesson, and Sir John Vaughan, be added to the Committee for the Bill touching Goring House.
The House then resolved into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed in the further Consideration of the Poll Bill.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Steward took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Mr. Steward reports, That the Committee of the whole House had made some further Progress in the Poll Bill: And humbly moved, That the House would resolve into a Committee of the whole House To-morrow Morning, Ten of the Clock, to proceed to the Dispatch thereof.
Resolved, &c. That the House do sit To-morrow Morning.
Resolved, &c. That no Business be taken in hand, till the Poll Bill, and the Bill concerning Foreign Cattle, be dispatched.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight of the Clock.