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, 5 Februarii, 19 Car. IIdi.
ORDERED, That Thomas Hatton and Mr. Petitt his Attorney, be sent for in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms, or his Deputy, to answer their Breach of Privilege, in causing Sir Wm. Batten, a Member of this House, to be sued to the Outlawry.
Resolved, &c. That this House doth agree with the Committee, That whereas, in the Accompt of Mr. Grills, Receiver General for the Eighteen Months Assessment on the County of Cornwall, assigned for the indigent loyal Officers, it appeared, he had paid Two thousand Six hundred Pounds into the Exchequer: That the Lord Treasurer be desired to cause the said Two thousand Six hundred Pounds to be paid to the Treasurer, for the Monies assigned for the indigent loyal Officers: And that Sir Phillip Warwick do acquaint the Lord Treasurer with the Desires of the House for that Purpose.
Lords agree to Bills.
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have commanded us to acquaint you, That they have agreed, without any Alteration, to the Bill to prevent the Disturbances of Seamen and others; and to preserve the Stores of his Majesty's Navy Royal; and to the Bill to enable a Sale of Lands, for the Payment of the Debts of Henry Kendall Esquire: As also to the Bill for explaining the Act for raising Money by the Poll, and otherwise, towards the Maintenance of the present War. They have likewise returned you the Bill for Relief of poor Prisoners, and Setting of them on Work; with some Amendments: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Impeachment of Lord Mordant.
Mr. Seymour reports, That, according to the Direction of the House, the Managers of the Business against the Lord Mordant had searched the Precedents, and opened the Nature of them, and the Manner of Proceeding in the Cases to which the Precedents relate; Which being taken into Consideration; as also the former Precedent, of the Lord Cranfeild's, being a Precedent granted on former Precedent;
Mr. Millward reports from the Committee to which the Bill for Relief of poor Prisoners was committed, some 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: And the Amendments, being twice read, were, upon the Question, severally agreed to.
|Sir Thomas Littleton,||For the Yeas,||31.|
|Mr. Hen. Coventry,||For the Noes,||78.|
|Sir Solom. Swale,|
Estates for Lives.
A Bill, sent from the Lords, for Redress of Inconveniences by want of Proof of the Deceases of Persons beyond the Seas, or absenting themselves, upon whose Lives Estates do depend, was read the First time.
A Bill, sent from the Lords, for Uniting of Parishes in Swaffham Saint Cyriac, and Swaffham Saint Maries, within the Town of Swaffham Prior in the County of Cambridge; and for uniting the Two Churches there; was read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Sir Solom. Swale, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Sir Fran. Goodrick, Colonel Birch, Sir John Birkenhead, Sir Jo. Brampston, Mr. Chichley, Mr. Trevor, Mr. Pryn, Mr. Hobby, Mr. Buscawen, Lord Allington, Mr. Progers, Mr. Wren, Sir Bainham Throckmorton, Mr. Lucy, Mr. Crooke, Mr. Chowne, and all that serve for the County of Cambridge: 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.
Mr. Pryn reports from the Committee to whom the Bill for settling the Charity of Baron Hilton was committed, several Amendments and Additions, agreed by the Committee to be added to the Bill: Which he read in his Place; and after, delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: And all the Amendments, and the Provisoes, being twice read, were, upon the Question, severally agreed to.
St. Clement's Danes, &c.
Impeachment of Lord Mordant.
Sir Robert Holt reports, That he had delivered the Desires of this House to the Lords for a free Conference, upon the Subject Matter of the last Conference, concerning the Impeachment against the Lord Mordant: And being withdrawn, and called in, the Lord Privy Seal returned him this Answer; viz.
That the Lords had considered of the Message; and acquainted him, That they had already stated the Order of Proceedings upon the Tryal on the Impeachment of the Lord Mordant; and do adhere to their former Order therein; and are ready to proceed.