Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 8, 1660-1667. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Jovis, 30 Maii, 13° Car. Regis Secundi.
Dr. Peirce thanked.
ORDERED, That the Thanks of this House be returned to Dr. Peirce for the Sermon he preached Yesterday; and that he be desired to print his Sermon: And Sir Heneage Finch, Mr. Coventrie, and Mr. Pryn, or any one of them, are desired to give him the Thanks of this House.
Clergy's temporal Jurisdiction.
Resolved, upon the Question, nemine contradicente, That a Bill be forthwith brought in to repeal an Act made in the 17th Year of the late King, for disenabling all Persons in Holy Orders to exercise any temporal Jurisdiction or Authority: And Sir Heneage Finch is desired to prepare and bring in the said Bill.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the said Bill be committed to Sir Robert Atkyns, Sir Courtney Poole, Mr. Fowell, Serjeant Charleton, Mr. Corington, Mr. Clifford, Mr. Dennis, Mr. Biscowen, Mr. Goodrick, Sir Wm. Strode, Mr. Southcott, Mr. Higgons, Mr. Clifton, Mr. Yorke, Mr. Sicklemore, Mr. Rigby, and all the Knights, Citizens, and Burgesses, who serve for the County of Devon: And they are to meet in the Speaker's Chamber this Afternoon, at Two of the Clock: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Ordered, That the Bill for settling and confirming of the Manors of Framlingham and Saxstead, &c. devised by Sir Robert Hitcham Knight, and late Serjeant at Law, to charitable Uses, be read To-morrow Morning.
Clerk's &c. Estate.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the said Bill be committed to Mr. Solicitor General, Mr. Serjeant Charleton, Mr. William Mountague, Sir Robert Holt, Mr. Goodrick, Mr. Crook, Mr. Dennis, Mr. York, Mr. Clifton, Mr. Winstan Churchill, Colonel Shackerley, Mr. Lowther, Mr. Tomkins, Mr. Jones, Mr. Reymes, Mr. Thurland, Mr. Swanton, Mr. Edward Phillips, Mr. Tucker, Mr. Windham, Mr. Coventrie, Mr. Wm. Sandys, Sir Robert Atkins, Sir Roger Bradshaw, Lord Ancram, Sir Richard Everard, Sir Solomon Swale, Sir John Covett, Sir John Tuffton, Sir Edward Hales, Sir Charles Herbert, Sir Richard Lloyd, Sir Thomas Payton, Sir Thomas Littleton, Sir Thomas Ingram, Sir Thomas Fanshaw, Sir Anthony Cope, Lord Falkland, Sir Benjamin Ayloff, Sir George Ryves, Sir Thomas Lee, Sir John Brampston, Sir Anthony Irby, Sir Ralph Bancks, Sir Lancelot Lake, Sir Francis Clerke, Sir Robert Brooke, and all the Knights, Citizens, and Burgesses, who serve for the Counties of Stafford, Derby, and Cheshire: And they are to meet in the Exchequer Chamber To-morrow, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records: And the Trustees, and all Persons concerned, are to have notice to attend the said Committee.
The House was unanimously agreeing in Opinion forthwith to provide a present and plentiful Supply for his Majesty's present unavoidable great Occasions; and also to settle a full, constant, and standing Revenue, for the Time to come, such as might be fit the Support of so Great and Good a Prince, and might honourably and effectually maintain and uphold his Government.
Resolved, upon the Question, That a Bill be forthwith brought in, to enable his Majesty to send out Commissions to receive the free and voluntary Contribution of his People, towards the present Supply of his Majesty's Affairs: And Sir Heneage Finch, his Majesty's Solicitor General, is desired to bring in a Bill for that Purpose.