Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 8, 1660-1667. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Sabbati, 1 Junii, 13 Car. Regis Secundi.
Countess of Dorset's Jointure.
A BILL for the Relief of Anne Countess Dowager of Dorsett, Pembrook, and Mountgomery, touching a Misrecital of the Date of her Deed of Jointure, was this Day read the First time.
Resolved, upon the Question, That this Bill be read again, the Second time, on this Day Sevennight.
A Bill for Confirmation of several Conveyances made by Sir Robert Howard, was this Day read the Second time.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the Bill for Confirmation of several Conveyances made by Sir Robert Howard, be committed to Sir Antho. Irby, Sir Robert Atkins, Sir Allen Broderick, Mr. Wm. Mountague, Mr. Geo. Mountague, Mr. Yorke, Sir Solomon Swayle, Mr. Crooke, Mr. Pepes, Mr. Lowther, Mr. Bolls, Sir Tho. Littleton, Mr. Clifton, Mr. Crouch, Mr. Phillip Musgrave, Mr. Street, Sir Rich. Lloyd, Mr. Manwaring, Mr. Chetwind, Mr. Bulteele, Serjeant Maynard, Mr. Long, Mr. Dowdswell, Mr. Swanton, Mr. Swinfen, Mr. Coventrie, Sir Henry North, Sir Henry Newton, Sir George Ryves, Mr. Miller, Mr. Eyre, Mr. Biscowen, Lord Bruce, Mr. Palmer, Mr. Newton, and all the Members that serve for the County of Salop: And they are to meet in the Speaker's Chamber, at Two of the Clock this Afternoon: And to send for all Persons concerned, Witnesses, Papers, and Records.
Clerk's, &c. Estate.
A Bill for making void a Conveyance and Settlement made by Sir Simon Clerk, was this Day read the First time.
Resolved, That the same be read again, the Second time, on this Day Fortnight.
Clergy's temporal Jurisdiction.
A Bill for Repeal of an Act of Parliament, intituled, An Act for disenabling all Persons in Holy Orders to exercise any temporal Jurisdiction or Authority, being brought in, according to Order, was this Day read the First time.
Resolved, That this Bill be read again the Second time on Wednesday next, the first Bill.
Ordered, That the Bill for well packing and weighing of Butter, and Redress of Abuses therein, be read at the next Sitting of this House.
A Bill for the Continuance and Enjoyment of an Improvement made by Thomas Derham, in West Derham and Rexam in the County of Norfolk, was this Day read the Second time.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the said Bill be committed to Sir Robert Atkins, Lord Richardson, Sir Wm. Doyley, Sir Antho. Irby, Sir Charles Harbord, Mr. Harbord, Mr. Phillips, Mr. Churchill, Mr. Crouch, Mr. Goodrick, Sir Solomon Swale, Sir John Strangwayes, Lord Ancram, Mr. Buller, Mr. Pendarvis, Sir John Goodrick, Sir Thomas Meeres, Sir Richard Onslow, Sir Robert Bolls, Sir Henry North, Mr. Goawdy, Colonel Legg, Mr. Graham, Mr. Henry Chichley, Sir John Duncomb, Sir Richard Bream, Sir Edmond Peirse, Mr. Swanton, Sir Wm. Hickman, Mr. Yorke, Sir John Covett, Sir John Holland, Mr. Pepis, Sir George Sandys, Mr. Rigby, Sir John Nicholas, Sir Thomas Fanshaw, Sir Heneage Finch, Sir Henry Newton, Sir Thomas Allen, Mr. Lowther, Mr. Stuart, Mr. Street, Mr. Milward, Serjeant Charleton, Sir Chichester Wray, Colonel Fretchvile, Sir John Strangwayes, Sir Allan Brodrick, Sir Allen Apsley, and all the Knights, Citizens, and Burgesses, that serve for the County of Norfolk: And they are to meet on Thursday next, at Two of the Clock, in the Queen's Court: And to send for all Persons concerned, Witnesses, Papers, and Records: And they are to consider of the Petition this Day presented to this House, in the Name of the Inhabitants of Dereham and Rexam in the County of Norfolk; and to receive, and take into Consideration, any other Petitions which shall be presented touching this Matter.
The House being informed, that a new Writ was issued for a new Election for the Town of Cardiffe in Glamorganshire, upon the Waver of a Member returned for that Place, whose Election was questionable, before the same was determined;
Ordered, That the Business touching the Election for the said Town of Cardiffe be referred to the Committee for Privileges and Elections; to take the same into Consideration at their next Sitting this Afternoon, the first Business.
And then the House resolved into a Grand Committee of the whole House, to proceed upon the Bill for ordering the Forces in the several Counties of this Kingdom:
And Mr. Speaker left the Chair:
And Sir Heneage Finch, his Majesty's Solicitor General, took the Chair.
After which Mr. Speaker again took the Chair.
And Sir Heneage Finch making Report, that the Committee of the whole House had made some Progress upon the said Bill;
Ordered, That this House do resolve into a Grand Committee of the whole House, at their next Sitting, at Ten of the Clock; and then resume the further Debate of the said Bill.
Climbing over Seats forbidden.
Ordered, That, whensoever the House is to rise, every Member keep their Seat, till the Speaker go out; and then every one in their Course orderly, as they sit, and not over the Formes.
Ordered, That all such of the Members of this House, as climb over their Seats, shall pay Twelve-pence to the Serjeant attending this House.
Resolved, That the Committee of Privileges and Elections only do sit this Afternoon; but no other Committee, saving such as are this Day particularly appointed by the House to sit this Afternoon; are to sit during the Adjournment of this House, till Wednesday next.
And then this House adjourned till Wednesday next, at Eight of the Clock in the Morning.