Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Martis, 15 Novembris, 1670.
THeodore Russell did this Day take the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy before the Speaker, at the Clerk's Table, in order to his Naturalization.
A Bill on the Behalf of Sir Christopher Clapham, for improving of the Common of Outwood, in the County of Yorke, was read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be committed to Mr. Rigby, Sir Francis Goodricke, Col. Kirby, Mr. Crouch, Mr. Noel, Lord Allington, Mr. Grey, Sir Winston Churchill, Sir Robert Atkins, Sir John Moreton, Sir Solomon Swale, Sir Thom. Allen, Sir Thom. Meeres, Mr. Chalmondley, Lord Richardson, Mr. Duckett, Mr. Otway, Sir Will. Lowther, Sir John Heath, Sir Robert Carr, Sir John Norton, Mr. Jay, Mr. Garraway, Mr. Corey, Sir Will. Killigrew, Mr. Aris, Mr. Hobby, Sir John Newton, Col. Birch, Sir Will. Farmer, Lord Fanshaw, and all the Members that serve for the Counties of Yorke, Lincolne, and Lancaster: And they are to meet To-morrow at Two of the Clock, in the Afternoon, in the Exchequer Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records: And to take care that Notice be given to all Persons concerned.
Hemp and Flax planting.
Ordered, That all the Members of the Long Robe, and all the Members that serve for the Counties of Somerset, Devon, and Cornwall, be added to the Committee to whom the Bill for the planting and sowing of Hemp and Flax is committed.
Committees on Publick Bills.
Ordered, That Mondays and Fridays be appointed for the only sitting of Committees to whom publick Bills are committed; and that no private Committee do sit on the said Days.
A Bill for confirming a Decree concerning the Settlement of Duffeild Frith in Derbyshire was read.
Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be read a Second time.
Jurisdiction of Lords.
The House being informed, that the House of Lords had passed some Orders concerning the Lord Newburgh his Possession of certain Lands in Lincolneshire:
The said Orders were read; the one dated the Tenth, the other the Fourteenth of November instant.
Resolved, That this Business concerning the Lord Newburgh be referred to a Committee, to examine and state the whole Matter, and to report the same to the House To-morrow Morning; viz. Sir Francis Goodricke, Sir Job Charlton, Sir Robert Atkins, Sir Robert Howard, Sir Will. Louther, Mr. Garraway, Sir Anthony Irby, Lord Cornbury, Sir Will. Coventry, Mr. Williams, Sir Edw. Thurland, Sir Thom. Lee, Mr. Vaughan, Sir John Bennet, Sir Thom. Meeres, Mr. Milward, Mr. Seymour, Sir Thom. Gower, Mr. Whorwood, Sir Cha. Wheeler, Sir Char. Harbord, Sir Robert Carr, Mr. Herbert, Mr. Coleman, Sir Tho. Higgons, Mr. King, Sir Will. Lewis, Sir John Moreton, Sir John Barneby, and all the Members of the Long Robe; or any Five of them: 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.
The House then resolved into a Committee for the King's Supply.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Seymour took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Mr. Seymour reports from the said Committee, that they had made some further Progress in the Consideration of his Majesty's Supply; and moved from the said Committee, that the House would resolve into a Committee of the whole House To-morrow Morning, Ten of the Clock, to proceed in the further Consideration of his Majesty's Supply.
Resolved, &c. That this House doth agree with the Committee, that this House be resolved into a Committee of the whole House To-morrow Morning, Ten of the Clock, to proceed in the further Consideration of his Majesty's Supply.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight of the Clock.