Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 8, 1660-1667. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Veneris, 6 die Maii, 16° Car.
Sayer's, &c. Nat.
COLONEL Robinson reports from the Committee to which the Bill for Naturalization of Dame Catharine Sayer, and others, was committed, That the Committee had considered the Certificates of the several Persons therein named, and found the same perfect; save only that he was commanded, by the Committee, to report the Case of Peter de la Rouse, Doctor in Physick, Specially, That he was in Barbadoes: But that there was produced an ample Certificate from the Lord Willoughby, on his Behalf, of his having taken the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy, and the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper.
The Question being put, That Peter de la Rouse be continued in the Bill;
It was resolved in the Affirmative.
Ordered, That such Persons as have not paid their Fees be struck out of the Bill of Naturalization.
Resolved, That the Bill be ingrossed.
St. James' Parish.
A Bill for the dividing the Bailiwick of St. James, and other Places, from the Parish of St. Martin's in the Fields, and making of a distinct Parish, and erecting a Church for the Inhabitants, was read the Second time.
A Petition of the Vicar and Churchwardens of St. Martin's in the Fields, was tendered.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill, with the Petition, be committed to Sir John Duncombe, Colonel Phillips, Colonel Reames, Sir Lanc. Lake, Sir Tho. Allan, Sir John Goodrick, Sir Allan Broderick, Mr. Geo. Mountague, Sir Phillip Warwick, Mr. Westphaling, Sir Tho. Littleton, Mr. Jones, Sir John Knight, Sir Roger Bradshaigh, Sir Hen. North, Sir John Holland, Sir Tho. Strickland, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Wm. Doyley, Sir Robert Long, Mr. Seymour, Mr. Waller, Colonel Fra. Windham, Mr. Crouch, Sir Cha. Harbord, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir Solo. Swale, Sir Clifford Clifton, Sir Rich. Oateley, Sir Jordan Crosland, Sir Wm. Gawdy, Sir Geo. Ryve, Sir Edm. Pooley, Lord Richardson, Mr. John Vaughan, Mr. Oneale, Colonel Edm. Windham, Sir John Packington, Sir Ralph Hare, Sir Bayu. Throckmorton, Sir John Birkenhead, Sir Wm. Smith, Mr. Scott, Sir Rich. Lloyd, Mr. Chichley, Mr. Roberts, Colonel Williams, Mr. Walden, Mr. Whorwood, Sir John Rouse, Mr. Cornewallis, Sir Edm. Pye, Mr. George, Mr. Chetwynd, Sir John Monson, Sir Hen. Yelverton, Sir Rich. Temple, Sir Hen. Felton, Sir Thomas Meres, Mr. Wm. Sandys, Mr. Wm. Coventry, Sir Hen. Herbert, Mr. Croke, Mr. Pepis, Mr. Wren, Sir John Cotton, Mr. Stanhop, Mr. Glascock, Mr. Devereux: And they are to meet this Afternoon, at Two of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to take the Petition of the Vicar and Churchwardens of the Parish of St. Martin's into Consideration: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
An ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, for the Sale of the Manor of Ingoldesby, in the County of Lincolne, for raising Portions for the Two Daughters and Coheirs of Sir Wm. Armin the younger, deceased, was read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be committed to Sir Tho. Strickland, Lord St. John, Sir John Goodrick, Sir Francis Goodrick, Sir Edw. Walpoole, Sir Jordan Crosland, Colonel Reames, Mr. Vaughan, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir Ralph Hare, Sir John Norton, Mr. Steward, Sir Lanc. Lake, Mr. Yorke, Sir Solo. Swale, Mr. Scott, Mr. Oneale, Mr. Seymour, Mr. Scudamore, Sir Will. Lowther, Sir Roger Bradshaigh, Mr. Churchill, Sir John Monson, Sir Rich. Francklyn, Colonel Gilby, Colonel Robinson, Mr. Pleydall, Sir Tho. Hebbthwaite, Sir Thomas Meres, Sir Clifford Clifton, Mr. Seymour, Sir Chichester Wray, Lord Allington, Sir John Talbott, Sir Hump. Bennett, Sir Cha. Harbord, Sir Rich. Ingoldesby, Sir Fra. Lawley, Mr. Hungerford, Sir Tho. Ingram, Captain Sherrard, and all the Members of this House that serve for the several Counties of Norfolk, Lincolne, and York: And they are to meet at Two of the Clock this Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Ordered, That Sir John Holland be added to the Committee to which the Bill concerning the Estate late of Sir William Poole, was committed.
Earl of Orrery's Estate.
A Bill, sent from the Lords, for confirming Eight hundred Acres of Land, Parcel of the Froome Zelwood, unto the Earl of Orrery, and his Heirs, was read the First time.
The Question being put, That the Bill be read the Second time;
It passed in the Negative.
A Bill, sent from the Lords, intituled, An Act to prevent deceitful and excessive Gaming, was read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be committed to Mr. Pryn, Sir Lanc. Lake, Sir Edw. Peirse, Lord Allington, Mr. Vaughan, Colonel Windham, Colonel Phillips, Sir John Knight, Sir Robert Howard, Sir Winston Churchill, Sir John Goodrick, Sir John Denham, Sir Job Charleton, Mr. Buscawen, Mr. Seymour, Sir Anth. Irby, Mr. Rigby, Mr. Scudamore, Sir Hen. Worseley, Sir Allen Apsley, Mr. Westphaling, Sir Tho. Woodcock, Mr. Phillip Howard, Sir Rich. Oateley, Mr. Stanhop, Sir Chich. Wray, Mr. Hungerford, Mr. Baynton, Mr. Hide, Sir Tho. Gower, Mr. Jones, Lord St. John, Mr. Chetwynd, Sir Geo. Ryve, Sir Tho. Gower, Sir Tho. Meres, Mr. Waller, Mr. Hen. Coventry, Sir Allan Brotherick, Sir Cha. Harbord, Sir Geo. Probert, Sir Edm. Pooley, Sir Wm. Lewis, Sir Hen. North, Mr. Hen. Seymour, Sir Wm. Lowther, Mr. Hen. Standley, Mr. Thomas, Sir Adrian Scroope, Sir Clifford Clifton, Colonel Reames, Mr. Prideaux, Colonel Birch, Sir Fra. Goodrick: And all the Members of the House that shall come to the Committee, are to have Voices: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Two of the Clock in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Sir Thomas Meres reports from the Committee to which the Bill for the Increase of the Maintenance of Ministers in Cities, Towns Corporate, or Market Towns, was committed, That the Committee had agreed some Amendments to be made; and some Clauses 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.
And the said Amendments being once read;
And the several Amendments precedent to the Amendment to the * Line of the * Folio; were read the Second time:
Resolved, That these Words, "which lies wholly, or in part," be added, after the Word "Parish," in the Amendment to the * Line of the * Folio.
Which was done.
All the subsequent Amendments, to the last, were read the Second time; and, upon the Question, severally agreed to.
And the last Amendment being read the Second time;
The Question being put, To agree with the Committee;
It passed in the Negative.
Resolved, &c. That the said Bill, with the Amendments agreed to, be ingrossed.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Walter Littleton and Sir Toby Woolrich;
Mr. Speaker, the Lords have sent you down a Bill, intituled, An Act for the Making of the Church erected at Falmouth, a Parish Church, and no Part of the Parish of Gluvias, or Chapelry of St. Budocke: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Another Message from the Lords, by Sir Just. Lewin and Sir William Glascocke;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have returned you the Bill for collecting the Duty arising by Hearth Money, by Officers to be appointed by his Majesty; with some few Amendments: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
A Bill for taking away Damage Cleere, in the Counties Palatine of Lancaster and Chester, was this Day read the First time.
Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be read the Second time To-morrow Morning.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight of the Clock.