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 Mercurii, 2 Januarii, 18 Car. IIdi.
A BILL for assuring the Moiety of the Manor of Iron Acton unto Sir John Poynz, was read . . . First time.
Resolved, &c. That this Bill be read the Second time on Friday next.
Burying in Woolen.
Sir George Downing reports from the Committee to which the Bill for burying dead Persons in Woolen, . . . . several Amendments, agreed by the Committee to be made to the Bill: Which he read, with the Coherence; and after, delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table.
The several Amendments, except the Two last Provisoes, were twice read; and, upon the Question, severally agreed to: And the Two last Provisoes, upon the Second Reading, were rejected.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill, with the Amendments agreed to, be ingrossed.
Ordered, That all Committees which were discontinued be revived; and those which were to sit on Monday, do sit this Afternoon.
Ordered, That the Report concerning Mr. Pride's Bill be heard To-morrow Morning.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill for rebuilding the City of London be read the Second time To-morrow Morning.
Lords desire a Conference, &c.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Justinian Lewen and Sir John Cole;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords desire a free Conference with this House, upon the Bill concerning the Importing of Irish Cattle; a Conference concerning the Poll Bill; upon the King's Answer concerning the taking Accompts; and upon the Bill of Coinage: And have sent you down a Bill for Uniting of Parishes, and Raising of Maintenance for Ministers, in the Town of Southampton: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House. And commands us to tell you, That they had agreed to the Bill for settling the Estate of John Bodvell Esquire, deceased.
The Messengers being called in, Mr. Speaker acquaints them, That the House had agreed to a present Conference, as the Lords desire.
Ordered, That Sir Richard Temple, Colonel Sandys, Mr. Seymour, Sir Robert Howard, Colonel Strangwaies, Sir Robert Atkins, Mr. Buscawen, Mr. Garraway, Sir Thom. Lee, Sir Robert Carr, Sir Geo. Downing, Sir Thom. Meeres, Mr. Swynfen, be appointed to manage the present Conferences.
Defaulters to Call of the House.
Ordered, That every Knight of a Shire do pay Ten Shillings, and every other Member of the House Five Shillings; and that all that made Default in former Payments, do pay what is in Arrear: to be distributed by Mr. Speaker amongst the Under Officers attending the Service of the House.
Conferences with Lords.
Sir Thomas Meeres and Sir Robert Howard reports, That they had attended the several Conferences with the Lords; and were ready to report the same.
Resolved, &c. That the Report of the Conferences with the Lords, be made To-morrow Morning, Ten of the Clock, peremptorily; nothing that may be then in Debate, to hinder the same.
Resolved, &c. That all Committees that were to sit this Afternoon, be adjourned till To-morrow, Two of the Clock in the Afternoon.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight of the Clock.