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, 26 Februarii, 14 Car.
Norwich Walls, &c.
Serjeant Charlton reports from the Committee of Privileges and Elections, touching the Election for the Town of Ludlow, That the Committee had considered of the Petition of Samuell Baldwyn Esquire, against Serjeant Littleton; and that the Question was, touching the Manner of Summons; and whether the Right of Election was in a select Number, of Twelve Aldermen, and Five-andtwenty others of the Common Council; or in them, and all the Common Burgesses resiant in the Town: And that the Committee was of Opinion, That the Summons being according to the usual Manner, was good; and that all the Common Burgesses resiant had Right of Election, with the Twelve, and Five-and-twenty; and that Serjeant Littleton had the Majority of Voices; and was duly elected and returned, as Burgess for the said Town of Ludlow, and ought to sit in this House.
Resolved, upon the Question, That this House doth agree with the Committee, That the Summons was good; and that all the resiant Common Burgesses of the Town of Ludlow have Right of Election, as well as the Twelve, and the Five-and-twenty; and that Serjeant Littleton had the Majority of Voices; and was duly elected a Burgess for the said Town of Ludlow, and ought to sit in this House.
Serjeant Charlton reports from the Committee of Privileges and Elections, touching the Election for the Town of Camelford, upon the Petition of Mr. Greenvile, That the Committee, in regard of the Uncertainty of the Petition, were of Opinion, to dismiss the Cause.
Mr. Steward reports from the Committee to which the Bill for repairing and preserving the Key of Wells in Norfolk 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.
Leave of Absence.
Scudamore's Losses at Play.
Sir William Lowther reports from the Committee to whom the Bill to make void certain Judgments, and other Securities, obtained from Mr. Scudamore by George and Thomas Colt, The whole Proceedings of the Committee, in the Examination of the Matter touching obtaining the Judgments and Securities; and also several Amendments to be made in the Bill: Which Amendments he read, with the Coherence, in his Place; and after, delivered in at the Clerk's Table.
Reversing E. of Strafford's Attainder.
Sir Solomon Swale reports from the Committee to which the Bill, sent from the Lords, for reversing the Earl of Strafford's Attainder, was committed, That the Committee had carefully read the Bills by Paragraphs; and considered the same; and found no Cause to make any Amendment or Alteration, therein.
Sir Thomas Littleton reports from the Committee to which the Bill for Confirming of several Conveyances, made by Sir Robert Howard, was committed, several Amendments to the said Bill; and a Proviso to be added thereto: Which Amendments he read, with the Coherence, in his Place; and after delivered in at the Clerk's Table.
|Sir Thomas Littleton,||Tellers for the Yeas:||64.|
|Sir Chichester Wraye,||With the Yeas,|
|Lord Herbert,||Tellers for the Noes:||114.|
|Lord Bruce,||With the Noes,|
E. of Huntingdon's Estate.
Marq. of Winchester's Estate.
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent you a Bill, intituled, An Act for confirming the Estate of John Marquis of Winchester, in certain Manors and Lands, whereof the Deeds and Evidences were burnt and lost in the Taking of the Castle of Basing; to which they desire your Concurrence.
And Mr. Milward made Report, That the Committee had made some Progress in the said Bill; and desired, that this House would again resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, on Friday next, to resume the said Debate.
Committee of Privileges.
Ordered, That the Persons under named be added to the Committee of Privileges and Elections; Sir Tho. Gowre, Sir Hen. Felton, Mr. Mompesson, Mr. Buckland, Mr. Pudsey, Mr. Mathew Appleyard, Mr. Scott, Mr. Oneale, Mr. Tanner, Mr. George, Mr. Warton, Mr. Cofferer, Mr. Wanklyn, Mr. Lewes, Mr. Fox, Sir John Robinson, Mr. Stockdale, Colonel Arundell, Sir Rich. Lloyd, Mr. Herle, Sir Metcalfe Robinson, Mr. Daniel.