Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 8, 1660-1667. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Mercurii, 19 Junii, 13° Car.
BARTHOLOMEW de la Ruelle, in order to his Naturalization, took the Oaths of Supremacy and Allegiance before Mr. Speaker at the Clerk's Table.
Ordered, That the Petition for the Borough of Radner, in the County of Radner, which though it came not in within the Time limited, be referred to the Committee for Elections.
Fens in Lincolnshire.
Ordered, That a Bill for the better ordering and improving of the Fens in the County of Lincolne, and in the County of the City of Lincolne, be read in the First Place To-morrow Morning.
A Bill for the settling and confirming of certain Manors and Lands, devised by Sir Robert Hitcham Knight, to charitable Uses, was this Day read the Second time.
Resolved, That the said Bill be committed to Mr. Crouch, Mr. Street, Sir Solomon Swale, Mr. Proby, Sir Antho. Irby, Sir Wm. Compton, Sir George Ryve, Sir Edw. Smith, Sir George Fletcher, Sir Phillip Howard, Mr. Swanton, Sir Wm. Doyley, Mr. Gawdy, Lord Brereton, Sir Roger Bradshigh, Mr. Moreton, Sir Allen Apsley, Sir Tho. Allen, Sir Jo. Goodrick, Sir Allen Brodrick, Sir Rich. Ofley, Mr. Weld, Mr. Chetwind, Mr. Secretary Morrice, Mr. Chicheley, Mr. Clifford, Mr. Lowther, Mr. Wendy, Sir Lan. Lake, Serjeant Charleton, Mr. Goodrick, Mr. Howard, Mr. Yorke, Mr. Rigby, Mr. Prin, Sir Wm. Whitmore, Mr. Edw. Seymour, Sir Jo. Terrell, Sir Rich. Onslow, Mr. Prideaux, Mr. Bennett, Sir Tho. Fanshaw, Sir Francis Lawley, Sir Tho. Littleton, Sir Robert Howard, Mr. Phinees Andrewes, Mr. Whitley, Mr. Mountague, Mr. Hender Roberts, Baron of Kindarton, Sir Jo. Holland, Mr. Milward, Mr. Trelawney, and all the Members that serve for the Counties of Suffolke, Essex, and Cambridge, and for the University and Town of Cambridge: And they are to meet in the Exchequer Chamber this Afternoon, at Two of the Clock: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records: And all Persons concerned are to have Notice.
Person to be brought to the Bar.
Upon the Petition of the Mayor of Northampton,
Ordered, That the Mayor of Northampton be brought to the Bar of this House.
Confirming publick Acts.
A Bill for confirming publick Acts was this Day read the First time.
Resolved, upon the Question, That this Bill be read the Second time on Friday Morning next.
Act of Indemnity.
The House then resumed the Debate upon the former ingrossed Act for confirming the Act of Indemnity, and other publick Acts.
A Bill for the well-governing of Corporations was this Day read the First time.
Resolved, That this Bill be read again, the Second time, To-morrow Morning, at Nine of the Clock.
Act of Indemnity, &c.
Resolved, That the Debate of the Matter upon the Act for confirming the Act of Indemnity, and other publick Acts, be adjourned till To-morrow Morning; to be taken into further Consideration after Nine of the Clock.
And the House then resolved into a Committee of the whole House, to take into further Debate the Bill for ordering the Forces of this Kingdom.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Solicitor General took the Chair: And he afterwards left the Chair: And
Mr. Speaker took the Chair.
Bills from Lords.
A Message from the Lords, by the Lord Chief Baron and Mr. Baron Turner;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have returned you Two Bills; one for Repeal of an Act of Parliament, intituled, An Act for disenabling all Persons in Holy Orders to exercise any temporal Jurisdiction or Authority; and another for a free and voluntary Present to his Majesty; with several Amendments; and desire your Concurrence to these Amendments.
And the Messengers being withdrawn;
Clergy's temporal Jurisdiction.
The Amendment to the said Bill for Repeal of the Act for disabling all Persons in Holy Orders to exercise any temporal Jurisdiction or Authority, being in the Title of the Bill, the First Line, instead of the Words "an an," read "an Act;" the said Amendment was thrice read: And
Resolved, upon the Question, That this House doth agree with the Lords to the said Amendment: And
Ordered, That the Clerk do accordingly amend the Title of the said Bill:
Which was done at the Table.
Grant to the King.
And the Amendments to the said Bill for a free and voluntary Present to his Majesty, being in the First Skin, and First Line, add "Lords and;" and in the Second Skin, and Third Line, after the Word "of" add these Words, "Four hundred Pounds;" the said Amendments were severally thrice read: And
Resolved, upon the Question, That the Clerk do accordingly fill up the Blanks in the said Bill with the said Amendments:
And he did the same accordingly at the Table.
And then the Messengers were called in again; and Mr. Speaker gave this Answer to their Message;
My Lord Chief Baron, The House hath taken the Message you brought into Consideration; and hath agreed to the Amendments in both Bills.
Whereupon they withdrew.
And the House then again resumed the Debate of the Bill for ordering the Forces of the Kingdom.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Solicitor General took the Chair.
And after some Debate had by the said Committee upon the said Bill;
Mr. Speaker again took the Chair.
And Mr. Solicitor General made Report, that the Committee had made further Progress upon the said Bill.
Ordered, That the further Debate of the said Bill be adjourned till To-morrow at Nine of the Clock.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, at Eight of the Clock.