Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 8, 1660-1667. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Friday, July 13th, 1660.
THE House being made acquainted that Alderman Titchborne, being sent to the Lords House in the Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, being the Prisoner of this House, upon the Desire of the Lords, but the Usher of the Black Rod refuseth to return him to the Serjeant at Arms attending this House; and detaineth him as his own Prisoner;
Ordered, That Alderman Titchborne be sent for by the Serjeant at Arms attending this House: And that the Consideration of this Business be referred to the Committee to whom the Order of the House of Lords, touching the Privilege of this House is referred, that this be one of the Matters for a Conference to be had with the Lords.
The humble Petition of the Burgesses and Inhabitants of the Town and Borough of Overton, in the County of Southampton, being a great Market Town, was read:
The Question being put, That it be referred to the Committee of Privileges and Elections, to examine the Matter of Fact, touching the Right of the Borough of Overton in the County of Southampton, to elect and send Burgesses to the Parliament;
It passed with the Negative.
Ordered, That it be referred to Sir Tho. Widdrington to bring in a Bill for impowering the City and County of Durham to send Burgesses to serve in Parliament.
Leave to petition Lords.
Ordered, That Mr. Earnley, a Member of this House, have the Leave of this House to petition the Lords in the Case between him and David Jenkins Esquire.
Tonage and Poundage.
The House, according to former Order, was this Day resolved into a Grand Committee upon the Bill for Tonage and Poundage.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Charlton took the Chair.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Mr. Charlton reports from the said Grand Committee, that they desire the Leave of this House to sit again To-morrow Morning.
Resolved, That this House be resolved into a Grand Committee To-morrow Morning, upon the Bill for Tonage and Poundage.