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, 18 Febr. 15 Car. IIdi.
A BILL against Pluralities was this Day read the First time.
Resolved, That this Bill be read the Second time on this Day Sevennight.
Ordered, That the Grand Committee for Religion do meet, and sit in the House, every Monday in the Afternoon, at Two of the Clock.
Ordered, That the Grand Committee for Grievances do meet, and sit in the House, every Wednesday in the Afternoon, at Two of the Clock.
Ordered, That the Grand Committee for Trade do meet, and sit in the House, every Friday in the Afternoon, at Two of the Clock.
Resolved, upon the Question, That no Member of this House do grant any Protection to any, but such only as are their menial Servants: And that all Protections, already granted to any other Persons besides menial Servants, be forthwith withdrawn, and called in.
Writs to be issued.
Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue out his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out a new Writ for the Election of a Citizen for the City of London, in the Place of Alderman Fowke, deceased.
Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue out his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out a new Writ for the Election of a Knight for the County of Essex, in the room of Sir Benjamin Ayloffe, deceased.
Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue out his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out a new Writ for the Election of a Burgess for the Town of Great Bedwyn in Wiltes, in the room of Duke Stonehouse, Esquire, deceased.
Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue out his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out a new Writ for the Election of a Burgess for the Town of Northampton, in the room of Sir Charles Compton, deceased.
Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue out his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out a new Writ for the Election of a Burgess for the Town of Lymington in the County of Southampton, in the room of John Bulkley Esquire, deceased.
Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue out his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out a new Writ for the Election of a Burgess for the Town of St. Mawes in the County of Cornwall, in the room of Sir William Tredenham, deceased.
Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue out his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out a new Writ for the Election of a Knight for the County of Stafford, in the room of Sir Thomas Leigh, deceased.
Ordered, That the Lord Chancellor be desired, by Mr. Speaker, to take care, That, when any Writ shall be sealed, for a new Election of any Member to serve in Parliament, That such Writ be forthwith sent and delivered to the proper Officer of the Place, for which the Election is to be made.
Committee of Privileges:
Ordered, That a Committee of Elections and Privileges be appointed of the Members following; Sir Geo. Carteret, Sir Wm. Morice, Sir Edward Hungerford, Lord Ancram, Lord Mandevile, Mr. Weld, Sir Geo. Probert, Sir Rich. Oatley, Sir Wm. Stroud, Mr. Mervill, Sir Rich. Maleverer, Sir Maurice Berkley, Mr. Street, Sir Richard Ford, Mr. Rigby, Mr. Tulse, Mr. James Herbert, Sir Hen. Lea, Sir Rich Braham, Sir Ralph Hare, Mr. Cotton, Sir Tho. Hebblethwaite, Mr. Collins, Sir Hum. Winch, Earl of Newburgh, Mr. Richard Spencer, Mr. Crouch, Mr. Edw. Boscowen, Sir John Barrington, Mr. Edw. Phillips, Mr. Hen. Seymour, Sir Hen. North, Mr. Law. Hide, Mr. Jona. Trelawney, Dr. Burwell, Sir Gervas Clifton, Sir John Holland, Sir John Harrison, Sir John Strangwayes, Mr. Stanley, Sir Robert Holt, Sir Henry Capell, Sir Bayn. Throckmorton, Mr. Mallett, Sir Rich. Ingoldsby, Sir Fra. Goodrick, Mr. John Ashburnham, Mr. Peckham, Sir Tho. Peyton, Sir Rich. Fanshaw, Lord Fanshaw, Sir John Dawney, Sir Wm. Lewes, Mr. Arthur Stanhope, Sir Solomon Swale, Sir Phil. Warwick, Sir John Goodrick, Sir PhilMusgrave, Serjeant Charlton, Mr. Lewis Palmer, Mr. Thurland, Lord St. John, Mr. Pendarvis, Sir Geo. Ryve, Mr. Vaughan, Sir Heneage Finch, Sir Wm. Mountague, Sir Tho. Meres, Sir Tho. Strickland, Lord Mansfeild, Sir Hen. Puckering alias Newton, Lord Bruce, Sir Rich. Onslow, Mr. Giles Strangwayes, Sir John Newton, Sir John Brampston, Mr. Manwaring, Colonel Windham, Mr. James Scudamore, Sir Jordan Crosland, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir John Roll, Sir Wm. Doyley, Sir John Hotham, Mr. Wareing, Sir Anth. Cope, Mr. Tho. Chichley, Sir Tho. Dolman, Mr. Glascock, Sir Anth. Eyre, Mr. Wm. Sandys, Sir John Tufton, Mr. Coventry, Colonel Gilby, Lord Cornbury, Mr. Strickland, Mr. Graham, Mr. Darcy, Sir Wm. Hartop, Sir Wm. Bowyer, Sir Geo. Sandys, Mr. Edw. Seymour, Mr. Geo. Mountague, Mr. Hen. Newton, Sir James Smith, Colonel Fretchvile, Sir Allen Apsley, Sir Wm. Coventry, Sir Hugh Pollard, Sir Tho. Bludworth, Colonel Kirkby, Mr. Giles Hungerford, Sir Gilbert Ireland, Sir Chichester Wray, Sir Wm. Compton, Sir Geo. Stonehouse, Sir John Packington, Sir Nicholas Crispe, Sir Edm. Peirse, Sir Hum. Bennett, Mr. Phillips, Sir John Talbot, Sir Tho. Tomkins, Sir Fra. Vincent, Mr. John Stroud, Sir John Shaw, Mr. Whitaker, Sir Rich. Temple, Sir Wm. Fleetwood, Sir Lan. Lake, Mr. Onslow, Mr. Windham, Sir Geo. Fletcher, Sir Tho. Widdrington, Lord Falkland, Sir John Burlave, Sir Ralph Bankes, Mr. Noell, Mr. Orme, Mr. Heath, Mr. Goddard, Mr. Geo. Fane, Sir Robert Howard, Sir Wm. Smith, Mr. Edw. Smith, Mr. Pitt, Sir Edw. Walpoole, Mr. Wm. Gaudy, Mr. Henley, Mr. John Bennett, Sir Wm. Whitmore, Mr. John Lowther, Lord Willoughby, Mr. Dowdswell, Serjeant Littleton, Mr. Hen. Coventry, Mr. Stafford, Mr. Rich. Taylor, Mr. Pelham, Mr. Knight, Sir Hugh Bethell, Mr. Buller, Mr. Proby, Mr. Sherrard, Mr. Waller, Sir Herbert Price, Mr. Barnaby, Sir Roger Bradshaigh, Mr. Peirpoint, Sir John Denham, Mr. Clifford, Mr. Packer, Sir Edm. Pooley, Sir Justin. Isham, Mr. Long, Sir Hen. Goring, Mr. Peter Prideaux, Mr. Nicholls, Mr. Tucker, Lord Buckhurst, Mr. Swanton, Sir Tho. Ingram, Colonel Legg, Mr. Evers, Sir Rich. Everard, Lord Butler, Sir Wm. Tirringham, Sir Rich. Wynne, Sir John Yorke, Mr. John Strangwayes, Sir Robert Brooke, Mr. Wren, Mr. Robert Crooke, Mr. Flint, Sir Hen. Herbert, Sir John Duncombe, Sir Geo. Grubham How, Sir John Pelham, Sir John Lewkner, Dr. Arris, Sir Adrian Scroope, Sir Tho. Middleton, Mr. Rich. Croke, Colonel Morley, Sir John Fagg, Lord Le De Spencer, Mr. Walden, Mr. Swinfen, Mr. Hen. Williams, Mr. Whitley, Sir Fra. Clarke, Lord Richardson, Sir Adam Browne, Sir Robert Atkyns, Sir Hugh Windham, Lord Roos, Mr. Bullen Reymes, Mr. Churchill, Mr. Pleadwell, Sir Robert Bolls, Sir Tho. Stewkley, Sir John Morton, Lord Brereton, Mr. John Earnley, Mr. Yorke, Mr. John How, Mr. Milward, Sir Allen Brodrick, Mr. Trelawney, Sir Wm. Drake, Sir Geo. Downing, Mr. Morgan, Mr. Cornwall, Mr. Ran. Egerton, Mr. Devereux, Sir John Rouse, Mr. Hugh Boscowen, Sir John Covett, Mr. Washington, Sir Hen. Wright, Colonel Bowyer, Sir Fra. Lawley, Mr. John Elliot, Mr. Chetwind, Mr. Tho. Price, Sir Rowland Berkley, Colonel Sandys, Mr. Geo. Clarke, Sir Tho. Fanshaw, Sir Clifford Clifton, Sir Edw. Seymour.
Resolved, That this Committee do meet To-morrow in the Afternoon, at Two of the Clock, in the Exchequer Chamber; and every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, at Two of the Clock, in the Place before-mentioned; and do take into Consideration all such Matters as shall or may come in Question touching Returns, Elections, and Privileges; and to proceed upon Double Returns in the first Place; and report their Proceedings to the House: And all Persons that will question Double Returns already made, are to do it in Fourteen Days next, and so in Fourteen Days, after any new Return shall be brought in: And the Committee is to have Power to receive Petitions; and to send for Witnesses, Papers, and Records, for their Information; and to make Report of any Matter which may concern Breach of Privilege: And all Members that are returned for Two or more Places, are to make their Elections by This-day-three-weeks, for which of the Places they will serve; provided there be no Question upon the Return for that Place: And, if any thing shall come in Question touching the Return, or Matter of Privilege of any Member of this Committee, such Member is to withdraw from the Committee, during the Time the Matter which concerns him is in Debate.
A Bill for the better observing the Lord's Day, was this Day read the First time.
Resolved, That this Bill be read the Second time on This-day-sevennight.
Message to attend the King.
A Message from the King, by the Usher of the BlackRod;
The King's Majesty commands this honourable House to attend Him presently in the House of Peers.
And Mr. Speaker, with the House, accordingly went up to the House of Lords, to attend his Majesty.
Ordered, That the House be adjourned till Eight of the Clock To-morrow Morning.