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, 17 die Junii, 15 Car. IIdi.
Leave of Absence.
Mersey, &c. Navigation.
Ordered, That this Petition be referred to the same Committee to which the Bill for the making navigable the Rivers of Mersey and Weaver is committed; to examine the Matter of the Petition; and to summon and hear the Persons concerned: And the Lord Brereton is added to the said Committee.
Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be committed to Sir Courtney Poole, Sir Tho. Allen, Sir Wm. Lowther, Serjeant Charleton, Mr. Attorney of the Duchy, Mr. Garraway, Sir Tho. Meres, Sir Charles Harbord, Dr. Burwell, Sir Tho. Tompkins, Mr. Wandesford, Sir Edmond Peirse, Mr. George, Serjeant Keeling, Colonel Windham, Colonel Robinson, Sir Hump. Winch, Lord Ancram, Sir John Duncombe, Sir Lanc. Lake, Colonel Reames, Sir Robert Atkins, Sir Tho. Gowre, Sir George Downing, Mr. Clifford, Sir Edmond Bowyer, Mr. Street, Mr. Westphaling, Sir John Bramston, Mr. Daniell, Mr. Crouch, Sir Robert Holt, Sir Anth. Irby, Mr. Pepis, and all the Members of this House that are of the Long Robe: And they are to meet To-morrow in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Ordered, That Alexander Davyes and Francis Greg, who, for a Breach of Privilege against Mr. Oneale, a Member of this House, were committed to the Serjeant at Arms; and, having been taken into Custody, and submitted themselves; be, by the Consent of the said Mr. Oneale, discharged of their Commitment, paying their Fees.
E. of Kent's Estate.
Ordered, That the Bill for settling the Lands of the Earl of Kent and the Lord Lucas, on the Marriage of the said Earl with the Daughter and Heir-apparent of the said Lord Lucas, be read, the first Bill, this Afternoon.
Preventing Popery, &c.
Sir Robert Atkins reports from the Committee to which the Proviso, brought in to be added to the Bill to prevent the Growth of Popery, was committed, that the Committee had made several Amendments to the Proviso: Which he read, with the Coherence, in his Place; and after, delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: And the said Amendments, being twice read, were, upon the Question, severally agreed to.
The Residue of the Amendments formerly reported to the Bill, precedent to the Amendment for inserting a Proviso on the Behalf of Recusants, were read the Second time; and, upon the Question, severally agreed to.
Wool and Leather.
Ordered, That these Members following be added to the Committee appointed to inspect the Acts against Transporting of Wool and Leather; viz. Dr. Burwell, Mr. Westphaling, Sir John Hotham, Sir Tho. Stewkly, Colonel Whitley, Mr. Price, Lord Brereton, Sir Robert Holt, Mr. Barnaby, Dr. Rishton, Mr. Lowder, Sir Jeffery Shackerly, Sir Richard Oateley, Mr. Prideaux.
E. of Kent's Estate.
Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be committed to Lord St. John, Sir Edm. Peirse, Lord Fanshaw, Mr. Attorney of the Duchy, Mr. Coventry, Sir Bayn. Throckmorton, Mr. Wm. Sandys, Colonel Progers, Sir Rich. Temple, Sir John Birkinhead, Sir Rich. Onslow, Lord Richardson, Sir Tho. Allen, Sir John Rouse, Sir Hump. Winch, Mr. Waller, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Tho. Wendy, Sir Chichester Wray, Sir Edm. Pye, Lord Bruce, Mr. Vaugham, Sir Robert Howard, Sir John Norton, Sir Nicholas Steward, Sir Robert Brooke, Sir Tho. Meeres, Colonel Phillips, Mr. Street, Mr. Cooke, Lord Brereton, Sir Solomon Swale, Mr. Pryn, Sir Charles Harbord, Sir Lanc. Lake, Sir Tho. Littleton, Mr. Onslow, Colonel Strangwayes, Mr. Higgons, Sir Tho. Gowre, Sir Edm. Bowyer, Sir John Salisbury, Sir Wm. Compton, Sir Heneage Finch, Mr. Lovelace, Sir Hump. Bennett, Sir John Trott, Mr. Knight, Sir John Brampston, Mr. Clifford, Sir Arthur Ingram, Sir John Duncombe, Sir Tho. Widdrington, Colonel Reames, Sir John Shaw, Sir Clifford Clifton, Colonel Windham, Mr. Earnly, Sir John Tirrell, and all the Members of this House that serve for the several Counties of Essex, Bedford, and Kent: And they are to meet in the Speaker's Chambers, on Friday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon: And to send for Persons, Papers and Records.
The rest of the Amendments reported to the Bill, except the last, which was to add, to the End of the Bill, the Thirty-four Sheets reported from the Committee to be made Part of the Bill, were read the Second time; and, upon the Question, severally agreed to.
|Colonel Williams,||Tellers for the Yeas:||96.|
|Mr. Pepis,||With the Yeas,|
|Lord Gorge,||Tellers for the Noes:||13.|
|Mr. Chicheley,||With the Noes,|
Ordered, That the Vice Chancellor for the University of Cambridge, the Mayor of the Town of Cambridge, and the Mayor of the Town of Kings Lynne, for the Time being, shall be appointed Commissioners in the Act, besides the Six Commissioners for each County concerned.
Ordered, That these Words be added to the said Paragraph; viz. "Whereof the Vice Chancellor for the University of Cambridge, the Mayor of the Town of Cambridge, and the Mayor of the Town of King's Lynne, for the Time being, to be Three, if they, upon Notice left at their respective Habitations, shall think fit to be present."
Resolved, &c. That there be a Power contained in the Act, That such Taxes as shall for the future incur, shall be raised and levied by Sale only; and that Sale be made of so much of the Land only as will be sufficient to pay such Taxes: And that it be referred to the former Committee, to prepare and bring in a Clause for that Purpose.
Resolved, That it be referred to the same Committee, to bring in a Clause to impower the Judicatory, upon adjusting the Accompts, to order and determine in what Manner the Arrears of Taxes already incurred, shall be levied and paid: And the Committee is revived: And they are to meet To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Place formerly appointed.