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 Mercurii, 9 Januarii, 18 Car. IIdi.
Sir Job Charlton reports from the Committee of Elections, touching the Election of a Baron for the Port of Winchelsea, between Mr. May and Mr. Austin, upon the Petition exhibited by Mr. May, That the Committee had examined the Matter; and heard the Evidence on both Sides: And that it did appear, That the Mayor of Winchelsea had not, within one Year next before his Election, taken the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper, according to the Rites of the Church of England: And that therefore the Committee, upon Perusal of the Clause in the Act of Parliament for Regulating of Corporations, which enjoins the Taking of the Sacrament, were of Opinion, That the Return, made by the Mayor, of the Election of Mr. Austin to serve for that Place, was not good; but the Election void.
Sir Robert Howard reports, That they had attended the free Conference with the Lords upon the Bill to prevent the Importation of Irish Cattle; and the Conference upon the Bill for taking the publick Accompts, according to the Direction of the House.
Burying in Woolen.
|Lord Herbert,||For the Yeas,||113.|
|Sir Geo. Downing,|
|Sir Lanc. Lake,||For the Noes,||53.|
|Sir Hen, Bellasis,|