Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 8, 1660-1667. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Martis, 3 die Decembris, 13° Car. Regis.
Rothe's, &c. Nat.
Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Bill for naturalizing Sir John Rothe, Anna Ferrers, and others, is committed, be revived; to meet this Afternoon, at Two of the Clock: And it is recommended to Mr. Rigby to take care of the Bill.
Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Bill for the Continuance and Enjoyment of an Improvement made by Thomas Deerham Esquire in West Deerham, and Roxam in the County of Norfolke, was committed, be revived; and do meet on Monday the 16th of December instant, in the Place formerly appointed.
Sir Edmond Peirse reported from the Committee to whom the Bill for confirming an Act for restoring the Marquis of Hertford to the Dukedom of Somersett was committed, several Amendments to the said Bill: Which he read, with the Coherence, in his Place; and afterwards delivered in at the Clerk's Table.
The Fourth Amendment, being in the Sixth, Seventh, and Eighth Lines of the Bill, Between the Word "April," and the Word "intituled," expunge these Words, "and there continued until the Nine-and-twentieth Day of December then next following, and then dissolved, that is to say, One Act;"
Resolved, That the further Debate of this Bill be adjourned till To-morrow Morning: At which Time a true copy of the Original Bill, now desired to be confirmed, being examined therewith by the Clerk of this House, or his Assistant, is to be brought in; and read.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the Persons hereafter named be appointed a Committee to prepare and bring in a Bill for the Settling of such a Militia as may be suitable to the present Condition of this Kingdom: Lord Fanshaw, Serjeant Charleton, Colonel Kirby, Mr. Clifford, Sir Phillip Warwick, Sir Robert Holt, Mr. Stewert, Colonel Phillips, Mr. Henry Coventry, Sir John Robinson, Mr. William Sandys, Sir Robert Howard, Sir Edmond Peirse, Lord Falkland, Colonel Fretchvile, Sir Tho. Meres, Sir Clement Fisher, Sir Henry Newton, Sir Chichester Wray, Mr. Whorwood, Sir George *, Lord Newburgh, Serjeant Maynard, Sir Courtney Poole, Mr. Lowther, Mr. Rigby, Sir Herbert Price, Colonel Windham, Sir John Brampston, Sir Thomas Leigh, Mr. Whorwood, Sir Tho. Ingram, Mr. Newton, Mr. Solicitor General, Mr. John Vaughan, Sir Roger Bradshaigh, Mr. Churchill, Sir Phillip Musgrave, Sir Baynham Throgmorton, Mr. Trelawney, Colonel Strangwayes, Mr. William Coventry, Colonel Sandys, Sir George Reeve, Sir John Goodrick, Sir John Duncombe, Sir Charles Harbord, Mr. Vice Chamberlain, Mr. Phillips, Sir Henry North, Mr. Puckering, Sir Edmond Pooley, Mr. Whitley, Sir John Shaw, Sir William Compton, Sir Hugh Pollard, Mr. Fowell, Mr. Egerton, Captain Garway, Sir James Smith, Colonel Gilby, Mr. Fane, Colonel Shackerly, Mr. Scudamore, Sir Jordan Crosland, Sir Solomon Swale, Sir Edward Moseley, and all the Members of this House who were Commission Officers to his Majesty or his Royal Father: 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: And it is specially recommended to Mr. Vaughan to take care of this Business; and to speed the Bringing-in of the Bill.
Attempts against publick Peace.
Ordered, That the Members of this House, who are of his Majesty's Privy Council, Mr. Cofferer, and Sir Roger Bradshaigh, do humbly represent unto his Sacred Majesty, That this House hath received credible Informations, from several Parts of the Kingdom, of divers Designs and Attempts to disturb the publick Peace, and to beseech his Majesty to be pleased to take care for the Prevention and Suppression thereof, and for the Securing the Peace of the Kingdom, in such Manner as to his Majesty, in his Princely Wisdom shall seem meet.