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 die Februarii, 14 Car. Regis.
Gold and Silver Wire.
Wearing Gold and Silver Lace.
Ordered, That a Bill be brought in against the Wearing of Gold and Silver Lace, Buttons, Ribbands, or any other Trimmings for Cloaths, of Gold or Silver, and against Gilding of Coaches and Signs; and all Things else that may waste the Coin of the Kingdom: And it is recommended to Mr. Birch, to . . care of the Bringing in of this Bill.
Leave of Absence.
Bone Lace, &c.
Sir John Duncombe reports from the Committee to which the Bill for enabling Mr. Thomas Knollys to pay Debts of his Brother Sir Henry Knollys, and to provide for younger Children, was committed, several Amendments to the said Bill: Which he read, with the Coherence, in his Place; and after delivered in at the Clerk's Table: Which said Amendments, being severally twice read, were, upon the Question, agreed unto.
Relief of Loyalists.
The Lord Bruce reports from the Committee to which the Bill for Relief of such Persons as were maimed or necessitous, that had served the late King, or his now Majesty, was committed, several Amendments to the said Bill: Which he read, with the Coherence, in his Place; and after delivered in at the Clerk's Table: Which said Amendments, but the last, were, upon the Question, agreed to.
London, &c. Streets.
Ordered, That Sir Robert Howard, Sir Rich. Onslow, Mr. Bunckley, Lord Gorge, Sir Allan Broderick, be added to the Committee to whom the Bill concerning the Streets and Highways, in and near London and Westminster, and Parts adjacent, is committed.
Sir John Mounson.
Reversing E. of Strafford's Attainder.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the same be committed to Mr. Greenvile, Lord Bruce, Sir Lanc. Lake, Mr. Sandys, Lord Fanshaw, Mr. Wandesford, Sir Robert Howard, Colonel Reymes, Sir Tho. Strickland, Sir Clifford Clifton, Lord Brereton, Sir Charles Hussey, Colonel Sandys, Mr. Vaughan, Mr. Churchill, Sir Tho. Fanshaw, Sir Allan Apsley, Colonel Strangwayes, Mr. Heath, Sir John Duncombe, Mr. Walden, Colonel Rigby, Mr. Strangwayes, Sir Solomon Swale, Mr. Arundell, Sir John Dawney, Sir Tho. Widdrington, Mr. Scudamore, Sir Tho. Tompkins, Colonel Kirkby, Mr. Lowther, Colonel Griffith, Sir Rowland Berkley, Mr. Clifford, Sir Thomas Lee, Mr. Seymour, Mr. Coventry, Sir Tho. Gowre, Sir John Brampston, Sir Robert Bolles, Sir Wm. Hickman, Sir Wm. Lowther, Colonel Legg, Mr. Fane, Sir John Goodrick, Mr. Tayler, Colonel Culleford, Mr. Goodrick, Sir Edmond Peirse, Mr. Southcott, Mr. Chetwind, Sir Thomas Meres, Colonel Gilby, Mr. Long, Mr. Daniell, Mr. Lewes Palmer, and all the Members of this House that serve for the County of York: And they are to meet in the Speaker's Chamber on Thursday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Sealed Paper, &c.
Vane and Lambert.
Ordered, That his Majesty be again humbly moved to give Order for the present bringing back of Sir Henry Vane and John Lambert, in order to their speedy Tryal: And that Indictments be forthwith preferred against them: And that the Petition of Sir Henry Vane's Tenants be presented to his Majesty: And that his Majesty be desired to take the same into his Princely Consideration.
Ordered, That a Committee be appointed of the Persons under-named; viz. Lord Falkland, Mr. Churchill, Lord Brereton, Sir John Robinson, Colonel Robinson, Mr. Lewes Palmer, Sir Edmond Peirse, Sir Thomas Strickland, Sir William Lowther, Mr. Clifford, Lord Bruce: And they are to examine the said Gregory, concerning the said Letter; and what else they shall conceive pertinent thereunto: And they, or any Five of them, are to meet in the Speaker's Chamber on Friday next, at Two of the Clock.
Ordered, That the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, or his Deputy, do bring in Custody the said John Gregory, being now a Prisoner in Newgate, to the said Committee, to be examined: And the Keeper of Newgate is to give Obedience to this Order.
Duty on Iron.
Ordered, That the Petition concerning Iron be committed to Mr. Ashburnham, Mr. Higgons, Sir Tho. Gowre, Sir Rich. Ford, Sir William Lowther, Sir Thomas Dyke, Mr. Pudsey, Sir William Compton, Sir Thomas Strickland, Mr. Coventry, Sir Rich. Onslow, Mr. Fane, Mr. Strickland, Mr. Onslow, Sir Edward Harley, Sir Solomon Swale, Sir Thomas Leigh, Sir John Pelham, Sir Matthew Appleyard, Sir Lancelott Lake, Sir Roger Bradshaigh, Sir Rowland Berkeley, Sir John Talbott, Mr. Peckham, Mr. Evelyn, Mr. Mainwaring, Mr. Bunckley, Mr. Knight, Sir John Brampston, Mr. Jolliffe, Sir Henry Newton, Mr. Street, Colonel Kirkby, Mr. Puckering, Mr. Crouch, Mr. Seymour, Mr. Lewis Palmer, Mr. Glascock, Sir John Corriton: And all the Members of this House, that come to the said Committee, are to have Voices thereat: And they are to meet, in this House, on This day-sevennight, at Two of the Clock; and to report their Opinions to this House, concerning the Subject Matter of the Debate upon the said Petition.