Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 8, 1660-1667. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Lunæ, 22 Julii, 13° Car, Regis.
Discharging Loyalists of Interest.
Resolved, That the same be committed to Mr. Fane, Mr. Churchill, Sir Jo. Brampston, Mr. Bennet, Sir Geo. Sandis, Sir Adrian Scroope, Sir Hen. Capell, Mr. Attorney of the Duchy, Sir Geo. Reeve, Mr. Crouch, Mr. Lowther, Sir James Smith, Mr. Clifford, Colonel Windham, Sir Phil. Warwick, Colonel Legg, Mr. Long, Mr. Newton, Lord Buckhurst, Mr. Jay, Sir Bayn. Throckmorton, Mr. Morton, Mr. Knight, Sir Tho. Meres, Sir Edw. Mosley, Mr. Tompkins, Colonel Fra. Windham, Mr. Walden, Sir Hen. Newton, Sir Hump. Bennett, Sir Rich. Braham, Mr. Pryn, Sir Robert Holt, Sir Roger Bradshaigh, Doctor Birkinhead, Mr. Moris, Mr. Rich. Spencer, Mr. Puckering, Mr. Roberts, Mr. Milward, Mr. Robert Phillips, Sir Ben. Ayloff, Mr. Price, Mr. Clarke, Mr. Taylor, Lord Brereton, Sir Cicill Wych, Mr. Wm. Sandis: And they are to meet this Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Rannes Manor, &c.
Leave of Absence.
Seudamore's Losses at Play.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the said Bill be committed to Lord Cornbury, Mr. Fane, Sir Bayn. Throgmorton, Sir Robert Brooke, Sir Hump. Bennett, Mr. Pryn, Sir Robert Holt, Mr. Clifford, Mr. Moreton, Mr. Sandis, Lord Castleton, Sir Geo. Sandis, Mr. Birch, Colonel Kyrkby, Serjeant Charleton, Mr. Tompkins, Sir Tho. Leigh, Mr. Lowther, Mr. Bennet, Mr. Clifton, Colonel Gilby, Mr. Churchill, Sir Tho. Doleman, Lord Brereton, Mr. Graham, Sir Edw. Mosley, Sir Roger Bradshaigh, Mr. Jones, and all the Members that serve for Herefordshire: And they are to meet To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, Witnesses, and Records; and to send for and examine such Persons as were present at and privy to the Frauds in winning the Monies at Play, and drawing Mr. Scudamore into the Judgments and Conveyances; and to make Report thereof to the House: And also to prepare and bring in a Bill to avoid all Judgments and Securities, given for Monies won at Play; and to prevent all Practices and Cheats in Gaming for the future.
A Bill, sent from the Lords, for the establishing Articles and Orders for the Regulating and better Government of his Majesty's Navies, Ships of War, and Forces by Sea, was this Day read the Second time.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the same be committed to Mr. Churchill, Mr. Comptroller, Sir Phill. Warwick, Mr. William Coventry, Mr. Fane, Sir Hump. Bennett, Mr. Pryn, Sir Bayn. Throckmorton, Mr. Clifford, Mr. Wm. Sandis, Colonel Windham, Sir Char. Cornwallis, Mr. Smith, Sir Robert Howard, Serjeant Charleton, Sir Ben. Ayloffe, Mr. Long, Sir Tho. Ingram, Sir Rich Oatley, Sir Roger Bradshaigh, Mr. Birch, Sir Wm. Hickman, Sir Tho. Littleton, Sir Allen Brodrick, Mr. Knight, Mr. Vice Chamberlain, Mr. Hen. Coventry, Sir Phill. Musgrave, Lord Brereton, Mr. Bennett, Sir Antho. Irby, Mr. Clifton, Sir Tho. Leigh, Mr. Sandis, Mr. Phillips, Sir Cha. Harbord, Sir Jo. Holland, Sir Jo. Doleman, Sir Jo. Brampston, Mr. Ashburnham, Sir Rich. Onslow, Mr. Biscowen, Sir Wm. Fleetwood, Mr. Bulteele, Sir Jo. Nicholas, Sir Allen Apsley, Mr. Tho. Coventry, Sir Jo. Duncombe, Mr. Onslow, Mr. Milward, Mr. Edw. Seymor, Sir Wm. Batten, Mr. Potter, Mr. Collins, Lord Richardson, Mr. Lowther, Mr. Wm. Ren, Sir Hen. North, and all that serve for the Cinque Ports: And they are to meet this Afternoon, at Two of the Clock, in the Exchequer Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records: And all the Members of this House, who shall come to the said Committee, are to have Votes thereat.
Serjeant Charleton reports from the Committee of Elections, touching the Election for Nottinghamshire, That Sir Jervas Clifton and Mr. Eyres were duly elected Knights for the County of Nottingham, and ought to sit.
Confirming publick Acts.
Mr. Milward made Report to the House, That the Committee having proceeded in the Matter of the Increase of his Majesty's Revenue; and that it being put to the Question, That an Imposition should be laid upon Salt, towards the Increase of his Majesty's Revenue; it passed in the Negative: After which, it was resolved, upon the Question, That Paper and Parchment be first taken into Consideration towards the Increase of his Majesty's Revenue: And that it was the Desire of the Committee, That the House might again resolve into a Committee To-morrow Morning, at Nine of the Clock, to resume the further Debate of the Increase of his Majesty's Revenue.