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 Martis, 18 Decembris, 18 Car. IIdi.
Fire of London Judicature.
MR. Pepis reports from the Committee to which the Bill for erecting a Judicature to determine Differences concerning Houses burnt down by the late calamitous Fire, some Amendments agreed to be made to the Bill: Which he read, with the Coherence; and delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table.
Sir Thomas Gower reports from the Committee of Grievances, the State of the Case to them referred, upon the Petition of Mr. Wm. Tayleur, complaining of the Lord Mordant, and others; together with the Matter of Fact; and Evidence on both Sides; and the Votes and Resolves of the Committee thereupon: Which Report and Votes he delivered in at the Clerk's Table.
Resolved, &c. That this Committee doth find it proved, That upon an Order from his Majesty to the Lord Mordant, to clear Lodgings belonging to the Chancellor of the Garter in the Castle of Windsor, Mr. Tayleur was turned out of certain Lodgings in that Castle, in March 1660, by Soldiers of that Garrison.
Resolved, &c. That the House doth agree with the Committee, That the Second Dispossession of Mr. Tayleur, out of certain Rooms in the Timber-yard belonging to the Castle of Windsor, by Order of the Lord Mordant, was illegal.
Impeachment of Ld. Mordant.
Ordered, That it be referred to Sir Thomas Gower, Mr. Solicitor General, Sir Job Charlton, Mr. Trevor, Mr. Serjeant Mainard, Mr. Edw. Seymour, Mr. Crouch, Colonel Strangwaies, Sir Robert Holt, Mr. Prynn, Mr. Whorwood, Mr. Garraway, Sir Robert Atkins, Sir Thom. Littleton, Sir Thomas Meres, or any Three of them, to draw up the said Impeachment.