Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 8, 1660-1667. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Die Martis, 24 Martii, 15 Car. 11di.
Leave of Absence.
Killigrew's, &c. Nat.
Resolved, &c. That this Bill be committed to the Committee to which the First Bill of Naturalizing was committed: And that the Committee be revived: And that these Persons following be added to the Committee; viz. Sir Tho. Strickland, Mr. Oldfeild, Mr. Hoby, Mr. Elliot, Sir Tho. Littleton, Mr. Moore, Mr. Turgis, Mr. James, Sir Edm. Bowyer, Sir Edm. Peirce, Mr. Dunster: And they are to sit this Afternoon at Two of the Clock in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Judgments against Pit.
Resolved, &c. That the said Bill and Petition be committed to Mr. Hungerford, Mr. Sandis, Sir Clifford Clifton, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Courtney Poole, Mr. Crouch, Sir John Holland, Sir Edm. Peirce, Sir Cha. Berkley, Mr. Knight, Colonel Phillips, Lord Castleton, Sir Geo. Probert, Sir Robert Atkyns, Mr. Gaudy, Lord St. John, Mr. Yorke, Sir Tho. Allen, Sir Tho. Tompkins, Sir John Birkinhead, Mr. Seymour, Colonel Windham, Mr. Lowther, Mr. Clifford, Sir John Strode, Sir Solomon Swale, Sir Rich. Oatley, Mr. Edw. Seymour, Lord Falkland, Sir Tho. Dolman, Sir Rich. Browne, Mr. Culleford, Sir Wm. Lewis, Mr. Scawen, Sir Rich. Onslow, Colonel Kirkby, Serjeant Charlton, Sir Bain. Throckmorton, Mr. Phillips, Colonel Sandis, Mr. Steward, Sir Tho. Meres, Sir Tho. Cary: And they are to meet in the Exchequer Chamber, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, on Thursday next: And to summon and hear all Parties concerned: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Mr. George reports from the Committee to which the Bill for better Observation of the Lord's Day was recommitted, upon the Amendment formerly reported, concerning decent Demeanor in the Church, That the Committee had met, and thought fit to omit the Words "be or sit irreverently or undecently."
Resolved, &c. That the remaining Part of the Bill, which is not yet passed, be re-committed to the former Committee: And they are to inspect the former Laws touching the Observation of the Lord's Day; and to comprehend them in this Bill, so as the same may be effectual for the due Observation thereof: And these Persons following are added to the Committee; viz. Colonel Legg, Mr. Clifford, Dr. Burwell, Sir John Duncombe, Mr. Chowne, Mr. Vaughan, Sir Edm. Peirce, Sir Robert Holt, Mr. Westphaling, Mr. Yorke, Mr. Kent, Mr. Ernley, Sir Wm. Compton, Colonel Windham, Sir Tho. Tompkins, Sir John Birkenhead, Mr. Coventry: And all the Members of this House that shall come to the Committee are to have Voices thereat: And they are to meet on Thursday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Exchequer Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Preserving Woods, &c.
Ordered, That Sir Thomas Tompkins do carry up the Two ingrossed Bills for preventing the Cutting and Stealing of Wood; and for enabling the Sale of some of the Lands of Richard and Anthony Seignior; to the Lords for their Concurrence.
The House then resolved itself into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed in the further Consideration of the Bill for the Increase of the Maintenance of Ministers in Cities, Towns Corporate, and Market Towns.
Sir Thomas Meres reports from the Committee, That they had made some further Progress in the said Bill: And that it was the Opinion of the Committee, That the House would again resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, upon Saturday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Morning, to proceed upon the same.
Resolved, &c. That the House, on Saturday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Morning, will resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed in the Bill for the Maintenance of Ministers, in Cities, Towns Corporate, and Market Towns.