Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 8, 1660-1667. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Lunæ, 21 Martii, 16 Car. IIdi.
Message to attend the King.
Mr. Speaker reports, from his Majesty, That, being conscious he should do the King Injury to trust his Memory with his Majesty's Speech, he had therefore desired his Majesty to have it from him in Writing: Which his Majesty had graciously condescended to.
Committee of Privileges.
Ordered, That a Committee of Elections and Privileges be appointed of the Members following; viz. Sir George Carterett, Sir William Morrice, Sir Edw. Hungerford, Lord Ancram, Lord Mandivill, Mr. Jonath. Trelawny, Sir George Probert, Sir Rich. Oately, Sir Wm. Stroud, Sir Hump. Winch, Earl Newburgh, Mr. Crouch, Mr. Boscawen, Sir Henry Capell, Mr. Edw. Phillips, Mr. Henry Seymour, Sir Henry North, Mr. Marvill, Sir Rich. Maleverer, Sir Maurice Berkley, Mr. Street, Sir Rich. Ford, Mr. Rigby, Mr. Tulse, Mr. James Herbert, Sir Baynham Throgmorton, Lord Fanshaw, Sir Thomas Fanshaw, Sir John Dawney, Sir William Lewis, Mr. Lawrence Hide, Mr. Weld, Dr. Burrell, Sir Jervas Clifton, Sir John Holland, Sir John Harrison, Sir John Strangwayes, Mr. Standley, Sir Robert Holt, Sir John Barrington, Mr. Mallett, Sir Rich. Ingoldsby, Mr. Giles Strangwayes, Sir John Newton, Sir John Brampston, Mr. Mainwaring, Colonel Windham, Mr. Scudamore, Sir Jordan Crosland, Sir William Lowther, Sir Henry Lea, Sir Rich. Breham, Sir Ralph Hare, Sir John Cotton, Mr. Hender Roberts, Sir Tho. Heblethwaite, Mr. Collins, Mr. John Ashburnham, Mr. Denny Ashburnham, Mr. Peckham, Sir Tho. Peyton, Mr. Pendarvis, Sir George Ryve, Sir Ralph Bancks, Sir Heneage Finch, Mr. William Mountague, Sir Thomas Meres, Sir Tho. Strickland, Lord Mansfeild, Sir Henry Puckering, Sir Gilbert Ireland, Sir Rich. Onslow, Sir John Norton, Sir James Smith, Colonel Fretchvile, Sir Allan Apsley, Mr. William Coventry, Sir Hugh Pollard, Sir John Roll, Sir Tho. Tompkins, Mr. Arthur Stanhop, Sir Solomon Swale, Sir Phillip Warwicke, Sir John Goodricke, Sir Phillip Musgrave, Serjeant Charleton, Sir Francis Goodricke, Sir Tho. Lee, Mr. Lewes Palmer, Mr. Thurland, Lord St. John, Sir John Burlace, Mr. Vaughan, Mr. Noell, Mr. Orme, Mr. Heath, Mr. Goddard, Sir Tho. Bludworth, Colonel Kirkby, Mr. Giles Hungerford, Sir Chichester Wray, Mr. George Mountague, Sir George Stonehouse, Sir John Packington, Sir Nicholas Crisp, Sir Edmond Pierse, Sir Hump. Bennett, Mr. Phillips, Sir John Talbott, Sir William Doyley, Sir John Hotham, Mr. Waring, Sir Anth. Cope, Mr. Tho. Chicheley, Sir Tho. Doleman, Mr. Glascock, Mr. Anth. Eyre, Mr. William Sandys, Sir John Tufton, Mr. Coventry, Colonel Gilby, Lord Cornbury, Sir John Nicholas, Mr. Strickland, Mr. Crimes, Mr. Darcy, Sir William Hartop, Sir William Bowyer, Sir George Sonds, Mr. Edward Seymour, Mr. Lowther, Lord Willoughby, Mr. Dowdswell, Serjeant Littleton, Mr. Henry Coventry, Mr. Stafford, Mr. Tayler, Sir Francis Vincent Mr. Stroud, Sir John Shaw, Mr. Whittaker, Sir Rich. Temple, Sir William Fleetwood, Sir Lanc. Lake, Mr. Onslow, Mr. Windham, Sir George Fletcher, Sir Tho. Widdrington, Mr. Hide, Sir Robert Howard, Sir William Smith, Mr. Edw. Smith, Mr. Bulk ley, Mr. Pitt, Sir Edw. Walpoole, Mr. William Gawdy, Mr. Henley, Sir Will. Whitmore, Mr. Rich. Croke, Colonel Morley, Sir John Fagg, Lord Le de Spencer, Mr. Walden, Mr. Swinfen, Mr. Henry Williams, Sir John Pelham, Sir John Knight, Sir Hugh Bethell, Mr. Buller Mr. Proby, Mr. Sherrard, Mr. Waller, Mr. Barneby, Sir Roger Bradshaw, Mr. Pierpoint, Sir John Denham, Mr. Clifford, Mr. Packer, Sir Edm. Pooley, Mr. Wren, Mr. Long, Mr. Goring, Mr. Nicholas, Mr. Tucker, Lord Buckhurst, Sir Tho. Ingram, Colonel Legg, Sir Rich. Everard, Lord Botler, Sir Rich. Wynn, Sir John Yorke, Sir George Grubham How, Sir John Lewkner, Mr. Whitley, Sir Francis Clerk, Lord Richardson, Colonel Browne, Lord Seymour, Sir Robert Atkins, Sir Herbert Price, Sir Hugh Windham, Lord Ross, Colonel Reymes, Mr. Churchill, Mr. John Strangwayes, Sir Robert Broke, Sir Just. Isham, Mr. Robert Croke, Mr. Flint, Mr. Prideaux, Sir Henry Herbert, Sir John Duncombe, Sir Allan Brodericke, Mr. Trelawny, Sir Benj. Ayloffe, Sir William Drake, Sir George Downing, Sir William Terringham, Mr. Morgan, Mr. Cornewall, Mr. Randel Egerton, Mr. Devereux, Dr. Arris, Sir Adrian Scroope, Sir Tho. Middleton, Colonel Bowyer, Sir Francis Lawley, Sir John Elliott, Mr. Graham, Mr. Pleadwell, Sir John Corriton, Sir John Moreton, Lord Brereton, Sir John Berkenhead, Mr. John How, Mr. Milward, Mr. Chetwin, Sir Edw. Seymour, Mr. William Russell, Mr. John Trelawny, Sir Thomas Gowre, Sir Henry Felton, Sir Tho. Mompesson, Mr. Buckland, Mr. Pudsey, Sir Matth. Appleyard, Mr. Scott, Mr. Oneale, Sir John Rowse, Mr. Hugh Boscawen, Sir John Covett, Sir Rowland Berkley, Colonel Sands, Mr. George Clerke, Sir Clifford Clifton, Mr. Font, Mr. Trevanion, Mr. Roscarrocke, Sir Edw. Moseley, Mr. Earnley, Mr. Yorke, Sir Tho. Smith, Mr. Andrew Newport, Mr. Tho. Price, Colonel Robinson, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Mr. Cofferer, Mr. Wancklyn, Mr. Lewis, Mr. Fox, Sir John Robinson, Mr. Stockdale, Colonel Arundell, Sir Richard Lloyd, Mr. Hearle, Mr. Tanner, Mr. George, Mr. Wharton, Mr. Pryn, Mr. Oldfeild, Colonel Gray, Sir Anth. Irby, Lord Castleton, Sir John Fredericke, Sir Tho. Whitmore, Sir Metcalfe Robinson, Mr. Daniell, Sir Edward Masters, Mr. Westphaling, Mr. Thomas, Mr. Knowles, Sir Charles Hussey, Mr. Lovelace, Mr. Heath, Sir Abraham Cullen * * * *.
Resolved, That this Committee do meet To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Exchequer Chamber; and every Tuesdays and Thursdays 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 heir Election 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 himself is in Debate.
Call of the House.
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 Knight for the County of Bedford, in the room of the Lord Bruce; he being called up to sit in the House of Peers.
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 Denbigh, in the room of Sir Thomas Middleton, 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 Borough of Richmond, in the room of Sir John Yorke, 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 Citizen for the City of Lincolne, in the room of Sir Robert Bolles, 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 Burgesses for the Borough of Warwick, in the rooms of Sir Clement Throckmorton and Henry Puckering 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 Cambridge, in the room of Sir William 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 Borough of Harwick, in the room of Sir Henry Wright, 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 Borough of Tiverton, in the room of Sir Thomas Stewkley, deceased.