Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 8, 1660-1667. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Veneris, 31 Maii, 13° Car. Regis Secundi.
ORDERED, That the Bill for erecting a Church, settling a Ministry, and establishing a Parish, in the Forest or Chace of Savernack, and Parks of Brimslade and Savernack, and Parts adjacent belonging to the said Forest, be read To-morrow Morning.
Ordered, That his Majesty be humbly moved to issue out a Proclamation for the observing of a publick Day of Humiliation throughout all England and Wales, and the Town of Berwick upon Tweed, in respect of the immoderate Rain and Waters; and to beseech God to divert the Judgments threatened thereby; and that the Lords Concurrence be desired herein: And Mr. Lowther is to carry up the Order.
Countess of Shrewsbury's, &c. Nat.
Sir William Doyley reports from the Committee for the Bill to enable John Harbin Esquire to make Sale of his Lands to pay his Debts, and make Provision for younger Children, an Amendment to be added in Fol. 7°, Linea 19°, as followeth; "Other than the said, &c."
And Sir William Doyley further reports, that the said Committee had examined the Deed in the Bill mentioned, as to the Uses, and other Circumstances, and found the same to be such as in the Bill is set forth; and that Colonel Francis Windham, who was intrusted for the Children, who are now all at Age, had given Satisfaction to the said Committee, that they were consenting to the Sale, to the end that their Portions might be paid; and that the Jointress, and all other Parties concerned, were willing thereunto; and that, when so much of the Lands were sold, as would pay the Debts and Portions, there would a fair Estate descend unto the Infant, who was not now at Age to give his Consent; and that the Committee was of Opinion, that the Bill should pass to enable the Sale for Payment of Debts and Portions, which otherwise would eat up all the Estate.
Sir John Nicholas, Knight of the Bath, being chosen as a Citizen for Winchester, and Burgess for Port Pigham, alias Westlowe, in the County of Cornwall, waved his Election as to the said Borough of Port Pigham, alias Westlow:
Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do make a Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to issue out a Writ for the Election of a new Burgess for the said Borough of Port Pighim, alias Westlow, in the Place of Sir John Nicholas.
Serjeant Charleton reports from the Committee for Privileges and Elections, touching the Return for the Town of Mountgomery, That John Blaney Esquire was returned a Burgess in one Indenture, by the Burgesses; and John Purcell Esquire in another Indenture, by the Mayor and Burgesses; and the Opinion of the Committee, that the said Mr. Purcell, being returned by the proper Officer, should sit, till the Merits of the Cause touching the said Return should be determined.
And the Question being put, That this House did agree with the said Committee, that the said Mr. Purcell should sit in this House, till the Merits of the Cause touching the said Return should be determined;
|Sir Anthony Irby,||Tellers for the Noes:||94.|
|Sir Richard Onslow,||With the Noes,|
|Colonel Windham,||Tellers for the Yeas:||180.|
|Sir Richard Everard,||With the Yeas,|
Serjeant Charlton made Report from the Committee of Privileges and Elections, touching the Return for the Borough of Preston, That Edward Rigby Esquire, and Geofrey Rishton Esquire, were returned in one Indenture; and the said Mr. Rigby and Mr. Fift in another Indenture by * *; and the Opinion of the Committee, that the said Mr. Rishton, being returned by the proper Officer, should sit, till the Merits of the Cause should be determined;
Subscription to Petitions.
Ordered, That such Persons as have exhibited Petitions to the Committee of Privileges and Elections, without subscribing their Names thereto, have Leave to subscribe their Names to the said Petitions; and that the Committee do accept thereof, tho' the time limited for exhibiting of Petitions be elapsed.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the said Bill be committed to Mr. Prynn, Mr. Swinfen, Sir Rich. Everard, Lord Bruce, Sir Ralph Ashton, Lord Cavendish, Sir Edward Seymor, Mr. Seymour, Mr. Bullen Reymes, Mr. Milward, Mr. Edward Noell, Sir Antho. Irby, Sir John Goodrick, Mr. Yorke, Mr. Bunckley, Mr. Walden, Sir Wm. Lewys, Sir John Covert, Sir Edward Walpoole, Mr. Edward Phillips, Mr. Wm. Sandys, Colonel Fretchvile, Sir John Roll, Sir Courtney Poole, Sir Thomas Ingram, Mr. John Jones, Mr. Cotton, Sir John Duncomb, Sir Humphery Winch, Sir John Earnly, Mr. Trelawney, Mr. Biscowen, Mr. Peter Prideux, Mr. Barnerd Greenvill, Sir Charles Cornwallis, Mr. Churchill, Sir Christo. Wray, Dr. Craddocke, Mr. Birch, Sir Phillip Musgrave, Sir Wm. Portman, Lord Vaughan, Mr. Wise, Sir Richard Edgcomb, Mr. Walgrave, Colonel Legg, Mr. Appleton, Sir Wm. Compton, Sir Phillip Warwick, Mr. Crouch, Sir Thomas Meres, Sir Solomon Swale, Sir Thomas Leigh, Sir Edmond Peirce, Mr. Jeffery Palmer, Mr. Phinias Andrewes, Sir Richard Malevorer, Sir Ralph Hare, Mr. Chetwynd, Mr. Manwaring, Sir Theoph. Biddolph, Sir Henry Capell, Mr. Lewes Palmer, Mr. Street, Mr. Fane, Sir Tho. Fanshaw, Sir Petritius Curwen, Sir George Fletcher, Sir Charles Berkley, Lord Brereton, Sir Francis Clarke, Sir Lancelot Lake, Sir George Reeve, Sir Henry Worsley, Mr. Clifton, Sir Henry North, Mr. Coriton, Mr. Tucker, Mr. Swanton, Sir Allen Apsley, Sir Benj. Ayliff, Mr. Georg, Sir Henry Herbert, Sir Henry Newton, Mr. Lowther, Mr. Orme, Mr. Smith, Sir Rich. Onslow, Serjeant Maynard, Mr. Vaughan, Mr. Chichley, Mr. Finch, Sir Nicholas Crispe, Serjeant Keeling, Mr. Clifford, Mr. Musgrave, Sir Robert Atkins, Mr. Goodrick, Sir John Barrington, Sir Henry Wright, Sir George Sandys, Sir Edmond Pooley, Colonel Windham, Sir James Smith, Sir Robert Holt, Sir Tho. Stukley, Sir Tho. Allen, Mr. Newton, Sir Tho. Fanshaw junior, Sir Charles Harbord, Sir Richard Franklyn: And all the Members that come are to have Votes in the said Committee: And they are to meet on Wednesday next, at Two of the Clock, in the Exchequer Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Securing King's Person.
Mr. Lowther, being sent up to the Lords with the Order for a Day of Humiliation: and to desire a Conference with the Lords, touching the Amendments in the Bill for preserving the King; made Report, that he had acquainted the Lords with both the said Particulars; and that the Lords concurred with this House, to move the King for a Day of Humiliation; and the Lords had yielded to a present Conference in the Painted Chamber.
Bills from Lords.
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent you down Two ingrossed Bills; one, for settling certain Manors upon the Earl of Dorsett, and his Heirs; and another Bill for the Naturalizing Sir William Throckmorton Knight, and others; To both which Bills the Lords desire the Concurrence of this House.