Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 8, 1660-1667. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Tuesday, 14th August, 1660.
NICHOLAS Altra Mare came up this Day to the Clerk's Table; and there took the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy, in order to his Naturalization.
Leave of Absence.
Ordered, That Mr. Hall, a Member of this House, have Leave to go into the Country.
A Bill for enabling Sir Robert Dallison to sell Lands for Payment of his Debts, was this Day read the Second time; and, upon the Question, committed to Sir Anthony Irby, Mr. Pryn, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Mr. Monson, Sir Wm. Hickman, Mr. Mountague, Sir Solomon Swale, Mr. Minors, Mr. Newton, Colonel King, Mr. Lowther, Sir Ralph Ashton, Mr. Skipwith, Sir Wm. Doyley, Sir Ed. Rosseter, Sir Henry North, Sir Tho. Meeres, Mr. Streete, Sir John Northcot, Mr. Knightley, Mr. Gerrard, Mr. Bampfeild, and to the Knights, Citizens, and Burgesses, of Lyncolneshire: And they are to meet at Two of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber, To-morrow in the Afternoon.
Mr. Francis Bacon reports Amendments to the Bill for enabling of Augustine Skynner to sell Lands for Payment of his Debts: Which were twice read; and, upon the Question, agreed unto.
Ordered, That this Bill, so amended, be ingrossed.
Colleges and Hospitals.
Mr. Pryn reports Amendments to the Bill for Confirmation of Leases, Grants, and Presentations, made by Masters and Heads of Colleges, &c.: Which were twice read; and, upon the Question, agreed unto.
Ordered, That this Bill be ingrossed.
Ordered, That Mr. Pryn, Mr. Croutch, Mr. Bampfeild, Mr. Mountague, Sir Henage Finch, Mr. Swinfin, Mr Clause, upon the Debate now had in this House, concerning the Confirmation of Fellows and Scholars in the Universities.
Settling Ministers in Livings.
Colonel King reports Amendments to the Bill for settling Ministers in Ecclesiastical Livings and Promotions: Which were first read by the Reporter, together with the Connection, in his Place; and were afterwards read the First and Second time by the Clerk.
A Message from the Lords, by Mr. Justice Twisden and Mr. Justice Tyrrell;
Mr. Speaker, The Lordsave sent us down with this Bill for Confirmation Provisoes and Alterations; and desire your Concurrence.
The Messengers being called in again, Mr. Speaker gave them this Answer;
The House have considered of your Message; and will return Answer by Messengers of their own.
Settling Ministers in Livings.
Resolved, That in the 5th Folio, Lines 9 and 14, of the Bill for Ministers, these Words, "or waved," be omitted; and, betwixt the Words "resigned, surrendered," next preceding, the Word "or," be inserted.
Resolved, That in the 5th and last Line of the 3d Proviso, offered amongst the Amendments, the Words "or waved" be omitted; and the Word "or" be inserted betwixt the Words "resigned" and "surrendered," in like Manner as in the forementioned Clause.
Lords desire a Conference-Poll Bill.
A Message from the Lords, by Mr. * * and Mr. Brampston, Masters of Chancery;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords desire a present free Conference with this House, in the Painted Chamber, upon the Bilfor Poll Money.
Resolved, That a free Conference be forthwith granted with the Lords, as is desired.
Resolved, That the same Committee that were appointed to manage the Conference with the Lords Yesterday, do manage this Conference.
The Messengers being again called in, Mr. Speaker gave them this Answer;
The House have considered of your Message; and do agree to a present Conference with the Lords, in the Painted Chamber.
Ordered, That Mr. Solicitor General be desired to bring in a Bill, To-morrow Morning, for continuing the Imposition of Excise till Christmas next.
Settling Ministers in Livings.
Ordered, That the Debate upon the Bill for settling Ministers in their Livings, be adjourned till To-morrow Morning.
Ordered, That Five be the Quorum of the Committee to whom the Bill for Wm. Adams' Hospital is referred: And that the Knights and Burgesses that serve for the County of Stafford, and the Members that serve for the City of London, be added to that Committee.
Ordered, That the Grand Committee, to whom the Bill touching Sales is referred, have the Leave of this House to sit on each Wednesday in the Afternoon, as well as on Mondays and Fridays in the Afternoon.
Hugh Boscawen Esquire, being elected to serve in this present Parliament as a Knight for the County of Cornewall, and also as Burgess for the Borough of Grampound in the said County, did this Day make his Election to serve for the said County, and waved his Election for the Borough of Grampound aforesaid;
Ordered, That a new Writ be issued for the Election of a Burgess to serve in this present Parliament for the Borough of Grampound in the County of Cornewall, in the Place of Hugh Boscawen Esquire, who hath made an Election to serve as Knight for the said County of Cornewall; and that Mr. Speaker do issue his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown in Chancery, to prepare a Writ for the Purpose aforesaid: Which the Lord Chancellor is to issue and pass under the Great Seal of England accordingly.
Lords concur in Order, &c.
The Lord Bruce reports, that the Lords concur to the Order for Money for Payment of the Army; and also that their Committee will be ready to accompany the Committee of this House, at Four of the Clock this Afternoon, into the City, for borrowing the One hundred thousand Pounds.
The Amendments and Provisoes, sent down from the Lords, to the Bill for Confirmation of judicial Proceedings, were read the First time.
The first Amendment was read, with the Coherence; and, upon the Question, agreed unto.
Ordered, That the Amendments be referred to a Committee, to compare them with the Bill; and if they find any thing doubtful, that they report it, with their Doubts, To-morrow Morning; viz. unto Serjeant Maynard, Serjeant Glyn, Serjeant Hales, Serjeant Littleton, Mr. Bampfeild, Sir Edward Turner, Mr. Mountague, Mr. Rainsford, Mr. Boscawen.