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 Sabbati, 17 Nov. 18 Car. IIdi.
Thanks to the King.
Sir Robert Brooke reports, That he had attended the Lords with the Vote of this House, with Thanks to be returned to his Majesty for issuing his Proclamation, and for other Orders and Directions given by his Majesty, for Prevention of the Insolency of Papists: And that the Lords had concurred with this House; and had named Twelve of their House; and desired this House to name a proportionable Number, to join with them in returning the Thanks of both Houses to his Majesty.
Ordered, That the Twenty-four Members formerly named to join with the Twelve Lords, be again appointed to join with them, in returning Thanks to his Majesty for his late Proclamation, and for the other Orders and Instructions given by his Majesty, for Prevention of the Insolency of Papists.
Ordered, That the Matter of Breach of Privilege objected against one * Lloyd, for moving for a new Venire Facias, and to set aside a former Tryal, and to have a new Tryal in the Exchequer, concerning a Title of Land, wherein Mr. Wyn, a Member of this House, is concerned, be referred to the Committee of Privileges, to examine and report: And that all Proceeding herein be staid, during the Session of Parliament.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Mr. Pryn, Sir Lanc. Lake, Mr. Herbert, Mr. Mallet, Mr. Hobby, Mr. Milward, Sir Solom. Swale, Mr. Crouch, Mr. Pleydall, Mr. Jones, Mr. Westphaling, Sir Richard Oateley, Mr. Solicitor General, Sir Thom. Allen, Mr. Henley, Sir Thom. Dolman, Sir John Lowther, Colonel Kirkby, Sir Fran. Goodrick, Sir Robert Brooke, Sir Charles Harbord, Sir Richard Braham, Mr. Seymour, Sir Thom. Littleton, Sir John Moreton, Mr. Musgrave, Mr. Morice, Mr. Jolly, Sir John Strode, Sir John Mainard, Sir John Knight, Sir James Thyn, Sir Wm. Lewis, Colonel Birch, Mr. Churchill, and all the Members of the House that are of the Long Robe: And all the Members of this House who shall come, are to have Voices: And they are to meet in the Exchequer Chamber, on Wednesday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Mr. Millward reports from the Committee of the whole House, That the Committee had agreed upon several Votes and Resolves, in order to a Poll Bill: Which he read in his Place; and after, delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: And the same being read;
That Corn, Cattle, and Goods employed for Stock of Land, and Furniture of Houses, and so much of the Stock used in Trade, already taxed in the Monthly Assessment, shall be exempted out of personal Estates, to be taxed by the Poll Bill:
That all Officers, their Secondaries, Deputies, Agents, and Clerks, shall be polled for their Offices and Employments; and all other Persons for their publick Employments and Perquisites; except such Persons as are or shall be, under Muster and Pay at Land or Sea: