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, 12 Maii, 14 Car.
Upon Information, That, it being recommended, by Orders of this House, to the Lord High Treasurer, to consider of the Claim of Sir John Wintour, to the Forest of Deane; and also by what Means the King's Revenue in the said Forest might be advanced, and the Timber and Wood be preserved and increased; his Lordship had returned his Report, in Writing, to the House; and that there had a Commission of Survey since issued by his Lordship's Directions; and that the same was executed, and returned; and the Return did now rest in his Lordships Hands;
Ordered, That Mr. Mountague, Mr. Harbord, Mr. Hungerford, and Mr. Bunkley, do attend the Lord High Treasurer; and desire his Lordship, that he would be pleased to give Direction for the bringing in, and leaving, the Return of the said Commission of Survey concerning the Forest of Deane, with the Clerk of this House, that the same may be taken into further Consideration.
Conference desired with Lords.
Sir George Ryve reports from the Committee to which the rest of the Additions, formerly reported to be added to the Bill concerning Bedford Level, were re-committed by Order of the Twenty-ninth of April last, upon the former Votes, and the then Debate; That the Committee had agreed upon new Additions, in relation to *, and the Judicature to be made instead of the former Additions: Which he opened at the Bar; and then delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where they were read the First Time.
|Lord Gorge,||Tellers for the Yeas:||58.|
|Mr. Spencer,||With the Yeas,|
|Mr. Williams,||Tellers for the Noes:||113.|
|Sir Tho. Littleton,||With the Noes,|
Interposition to prevent a Quarrel.
Mr. Howard, in Obedience to the Commands of the House, having engaged, That he will attend the King's Majesty; and submit to his Order, as to the Difference between the Lord Ossory, and him; and in the mean time, will not prosecute the old, or begin any new Difference;
Ordered, That Sir John Talbot do go to the Lord Ossory, and take his Engagement, that he will attend the King's Majesty, and submit himself to his Order, as to the Difference between him and Mr. Phillip Howard; and, in the mean time, will not prosecute the old, or begin any new Difference with him: And, upon such Engagement given, the Restraint upon the Lord Ossory to be taken off.
Resolved, That the Thanks of this House be returned to his Majesty, for his Care, in endeavouring to prevent the Mischief which might have happened, upon the Difference between the Lord Ossory and Mr. Phillip Howard: And that his Majesty be humbly desired, That he would be pleased to take the Trouble to call both Parties before him; and compose, and put an End to the Difference between them.
Ordered, That these Persons following, viz. Mr. Rigby, Mr. Stanley, Sir Jordan Crosland, Dr. Birkinhead, Sir John Talbot, Sir Tho. Gower, Sir Clement Fisher, and Mr. Puckering, be added to the Committee to which the Bill for better Observing the Lord's Day was committed.
SIR Thomas Meres reports from the Committee to whom the Bill for Lindsey Level was committed, several Amendments to the said Bill: Which he read, with the Coherence, in his Place; and after delivered in, with the Bill, at the Clerk's Table.
Interposition to prevent a Quarrel.
The Earl of Ossory gave his Engagement to this House, upon his Honour, that he will not do any thing in Prosecution of the former Difference, nor engage in any new Quarrel with Mr. Phillip Howard; but will attend his Majesty, and submit unto his Majesty's Judgment.