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 Lunæ, 22 Junii, 15° Car. IIdi.
Offices in London.
Leave of Absence.
Ordered, That Sir Charles Hussey, Lord Herbert, Sir Anthony Irby, and Sir Robert Long, do look into the Act, made primo Jacobi, for Draining certain Fenny Grounds, therein mentioned, in Lincolneshire, undertaken by Thomas Lovell Esquire: And have Liberty to bring in a Bill to restrain the Proviso in that Act; and to provide, that the Draining those Fens may be effectually performed.
|Sir Solo. Swale,||Tellers for the Yeas:||92.|
|Sir Tho. Tompkins,||With the Yeas,|
|Sir Tho. Allen,||Tellers for the Noes:||49.|
|Mr. Finch,||With the Noes,|
The Question being propounded, That this be added to the former Resolve; viz. "Having Regard to Debts, and other necessary Expences, and with relation to former Precedents of Subsidies, in the Reigns of King James and King Charles, in the Manner of Taxing and Levying thereof;"
The Question being put, That these Words; viz. "and with relation to former Precedents of Subsidies, in the Reigns of King James, and King Charles the First, in the Manner of Taxing and Levying thereof;" shall stand in the Question;
The whole Question being put, That there shall be a Restriction as to the real Value of Lands; having regard to Debts and other necessary Expences, and with relation to former Precedents of Subsidies, in the Reigns of King James and King Charles, in the Manner of Taxing and Levying thereof;
The Question being put, That this Question; viz. That One thousand Pounds per Annum, real Estate, shall not be valued at above Twenty Pounds per Annum, on the Roll, and so proportionably for greater or lesser Sums; be put;
Arrears of Excise.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill, with the Proviso, be committed to Colonel Fretchvile, Sir Solo. Swale, Mr. Knight, Mr. Coventry, Sir Tho. Gower, Sir Charles Harbord, Sir John Holland, Sir Hen. North, Lord Richardson, Mr. Scawen, Sir Wm. Compton, Mr. Whorwood, Colonel Birch, Dr. Burwell, Colonel Kirkby, Sir Robert Holt, Mr. Clifford, Sir Rich. Vivian, Mr. Harbord, Mr. Pepis, Mr. Jolly, Mr. Heath, Mr. Reames, Sir John Duncombe, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Edmond Bowyer, Sir Wm. Doyley, Mr. Westphaling, Sir Row. Berkley, Sir Rich. Onslow, Mr. Crouch, Mr. Jones, Mr. Finch, Mr. Musgrave, Sir Wm. Fleetwood, Sir Lanc. Lake, Sir John Shaw, Sir Charles Hussey, Colonel Legg, Sir John Fredericke, Mr. Crooke, Sir Rich. Oately, Sir Tho. Carew: And all the Members of this House, that shall come, are to have Voices: And they are to meet in the Exchequer Chamber To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
The House did then proceed in the further Consideration of the Clauses, and Amendments, reported to be made, and added to the Bill for preventing the meeting of Sectaries, Un-conformists, and Dissenters from the Church of England.
Ordered, That it be referred to the former Committee, to prepare, and bring in, a Proviso for Exemption of such Persons from the Penalty of the Act, that shall, after Conviction, and before Transportation, conform; and also of such as by a Time, after Transportation, shall conform, and bring a Certificate of such Conformity, from the Governor of the Place to which they were transported: And the Committee are revived; and to meet To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Place formerly appointed.
Ordered, That the Three last Lines of the Clause be omitted: And that these Words following be inserted; viz. "nor shall any such Indictment, after Conviction, be quashed, or avoided, by reason of any Error appearing in the same."
|Sir Hen. Felton,||Tellers for the Noes:||59.|
|Mr. Harbord,||With the Noes,|
|Sir Rich. Oatley,||Tellers for the Yeas:||55.|
|Colonel Kirkby,||With the Yeas,|