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, 7 February, 17 Car. IIdi.
Ordered, That this Petition be referred to the Committee of Elections, to take the same into Consideration, at their next Sitting; and to summon and hear the Parties concerned; and to examine the Matter of Fact; and report the same, with their Opinions therein, to the House.
Resolved, &c. That Leave be given for bringing in a Bill for repairing and maintaining of Hartlepoole Pier: And that Sir Gilbert Gerrard have Leave to bring in the Bill To-morrow Morning, to be then read.
Probate of Wills.
Resolved, &c. That this Bill be committed to the same Committee to which the Bill for the Regulation of the Law was committed: And that it be referred to the Committee to provide, That Wills, whereby Lands are devised, may be proved, registered, and recorded in a Place certain, that such as are concerned may have Recourse to them, but not to alter the Jurisdiction of the Spiritual Court, in Relation to the Probate of Wills, or concerning Matters testamentary: And all the Members of this House, that are Graduates in the Civil Law, are added to the Committee: And all the Members that shall come are to have Voices: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Mr. Street reports from the Committee to which the Bill for taking away Damage Cleere was committed, That the Committee had agreed some Amendments to be made, and Clauses and 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, being twice read, were, upon the Question, severally agreed to.
Fees in Courts.
Abuses in Law.
Mr. Steward reports from the Committee to which the Bill for regulating Abuses in the Law was committed, That the Committee had, according to the Power given them, severed the Bill committed; and had agreed Three distinct Bills.
Costs in Actions.
Arrest of Judgment.
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have returned you the Bill for granting a Royal Aid unto the King's Majesty of Two Million Four hundred Seventy-seven thousand and Five hundred Pounds, to be raised, levied, and paid in the Space of Three Years; with some Amendments, and a Proviso: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Lord Strangford's Estate.
Ordered, That these Members following be added to the Committee to which the Lord Strangford's Bill is committed; viz. Lord Buckhurst, Sir James Smith, Sir Adrian Scroope, Mr. Ford, Mr. Eyre, Mr. Greenvill, Sir Fra. Goodrick, Sir Wm. Stroude, Sir John Covet, Mr. Roberts, Sir Chichester Wrey, Mr. Waller, Sir Anth. Cope, Mr. Samuell Sandys, Mr. Fra. Finch, Mr. George Pitis, Colonel Kirby, Sir Clifford Clifton.
Committee of Privileges.
Ordered, That these Members following be added to the Committee of Privileges and Elections; viz. Sir John Bennet, Sir Capell Luckyn, Mr. Dalmahoy, Sir John Mounson, Sir John Lowther, Sir Tho. Osborne, Sir Robert Carr, Sir Tho. Carew, Mr. Fowell, Dr. Ryshton, Sir Fulke Lucy, Sir Bain. Throckmorton, Sir Peter Killigrew, Sir Roger Bradshaigh, Mr. Whorwood, Mr. Fulke Grevill, Sir Wm. Fenwick, Sir John Napier, Sir Rich. Vivian, Mr. Borlace, Sir Edw. Littleton, Sir Fra. Wennan, Sir Jeoffery Shakerley, Sir Nich. Cary, Mr. Morice.