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, 27 Julii, 15 Car. IIdi.
Order concerning Gardner.
ORDERED, That the Order concerning Mr. Gardner be renewed: And that Mr. Pregers, Mr. Finch, and Mr. Morice, be added to the Persons named in the said Order: And that they, or any Two of them, do attend his Majesty therewith.
Linen and Tapestry.
A Proviso, sent from the Lords, to be added to the Bill for the encouraging the Manufactures of making Linen and Tapestry, was thrice read.
Resolved, &c. That the Proviso be made Part of the Bill.
Amendments, sent from the Lords, to the Bill concerning Hearth Money; and Two Provisoes, to be added to the Bill; were thrice read; and, upon the Question, agreed to.
Sir John Birkinhead reports from the Committee to which the Matter touching a Judicature for Lindsey Level was committed, That it is the Opinion of the Committee, That it be reported to the House, that they know not well how to name a Judicature, until the House please to declare, What Powers That Judicature shall have.
Resolved, &c. That the Debate of this Report be adjourned till the next Meeting of the House after the Recess.
Conference desired with Lords.
Ordered, That Sir John Birkinhead do desire a Conference with the Lords, upon the Bill for Relief of such as were disabled to subscribe the Declaration in the Act of Uniformity.
Ordered, That the Persons formerly appointed do manage the Conference.
Sir William Compton reports, That his Majesty having been attended with the Recommendation from this House, on the Behalf of the foreign Plantations; That his Majesty was graciously pleased to declare, That he would take care, that the Plantations shall be furnished with such Horses as should be fit for their Occasions, upon as easy Terms, as if the Clause concerning the Plantations had been inserted in the Act for Encouragement of Trade.
Resolved, &c. That the Case of the old Patentees for selling Wines by Retale, be recommended to his Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke, to take them into Consideration, for such Satisfaction as he shall think fit: And that this Desire of the House be presented to his Highness, by Mr. Speaker.
A Grant of Subsidies, by the Province of Yorke, was read.
A Petition of the Hackney Coachmen was read.
Ordered, That this Petition be referred to the Commissioners for Hackney Coaches; to take the said Petition into Consideration.
A Person to give Bail.
Ordered, That Mr. George Withers be discharged of his Imprisonment in the Tower; giving Bond to the Lieutenant of the Tower for his good Behaviour.
Relief from Act of Uniformity.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Wm. Child and Sir Justinian Lewen;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have commanded us to acquaint you, That they have agreed with this House, in their Amendments to the Bill for Relief of Persons that were disabled to subscribe the Declaration in the Act of Uniformity.
Message to attend the King.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir John Eyton Usher of the Black Rod;
Mr. Speaker, His Majesty commands this honourable House to attend Him presently in His House of Peers.
And accordingly Mr. Speaker, with the House, went up to the Lords, to attend his Majesty: who was pleased to prorogue the Parliament until the Sixteenth Day of March next ensuing.