Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 8, 1660-1667. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Martis, 26 Aprilis, 16° Car. IIdi.
Ordered, That the said Petition be referred to the Committee to which the Bill for settling the Navigation of the River Wye is committed; to hear the Witnesses herein mentioned, before they make their Report.
Mr. William Coventry reports from the Committee to which the Bill to prevent the Delivery up of Merchants Ships to Turkish Ships, or other Sea Pirates, . . . . That the Committee had agreed several Amendments to be made, and some Provisoes to be added to the Bill: Which he read, with the Coherence, in his Place; and after, delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Which were twice read; and, upon the Question, agreed to.
College of Physicians.
Ordered, That these Members following be added to the Committee to which the Bill on the Behalf of the College of Physicians, in London, was committed; viz. Sir Rich. Oateley, Sir Tho. Meres, Mr. Westphaling, Mr. Roger Vaughan, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Edw. Moseley, Mr. Milward, Mr. Barnaby, Sir Tho. Littleton, Mr. Swinfein, Sir Tho. Dyke, Mr. Hambden, Mr. Heath, Sir Solomon Swale, Mr. Purcell, Colonel John Robinson, Mr. Chetwine, Sir Tho. Strickland, Mr. Trevor, Sir Wm. Lewis, Sir John Robinson.
Vote against Holland.
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent us down to acquaint you, That they have concurred with the Vote of this House, concerning the Wrongs and Indignities done by the Dutch to his Majesty, and his Subjects, delivered at the Conference, on Friday last; and have an Intent to wait on his Majesty, in a Body, with the Vote; and desire the Concurrence of this House to do the like: And the Lords will send to his Majesty, to know his Pleasure, At what Time he will be attended: Of which they will give Notice to this House.
The Messengers being again called in, Mr. Speaker did acquaint them, That the House had considered of their Message; and did concur with the Lords in attending his Majesty with them, in a Body, when they had Intimation from the Lords of the Time that his Majesty would please to be attended.
Sir Job Charleton reports from the Committee of Elections, touching the Election for the Town of Northampton, between Sir John Barnard and Sir Henry Yelverton, That the Question between them (as it was agreed by Counsel on both Sides) was, Which of them had the Majority of Voices of Inhabitants, being Housholders, and not receiving Alms: That the Committee were of Opinion, That the Inhabitants being Housholders, and not receiving Alms, were the proper Electors for the Town of Northampton: And that the Sharing in the charitable Gift, appointed to be distributed at Christmas, is a Taking of Alms: That Sir Henry Yelverton had the Majority of Voices of Inhabitants, being Freeholders, and not receiving Alms; and was duly elected.
The Question being put, To agree with the Committee, That the Inhabitants of the Town of Northampton, being Housholders, and not receiving Alms, are the proper Electors of Burgesses for that Town; and that the Sharing in the charitable Gift, appointed to be distributed at Christmas, is a Taking of Alms;
A Proviso, on the Behalf of such as have paid the Arrears, was tendered; and twice read: And some Amendments agreed, upon the Question, to be made, and inserted thereto at the Table: Which was twice read:
|Sir Thomas Meres,||Tellers for the Yeas:||69.|
|Sir William Lowther,||With the Yeas,|
|Mr. Hide,||Tellers for the Noes:||92.|
|Mr. Clifford,||With the Noes,|