Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Lunæ, 25 Novembris, 1667.
Wiseman's &c. Estate.
SIR John Brampston reports from the Committee, to which the Bill for settling Lands on Sir Richard Wiseman and John Plott, to enable them to perform a Trust, was committed, several Amendments agreed to be made to the Bill: Which he read, with the Coherence; and after delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Which were twice read; and, upon the Question, agreed to.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill, with the Amendments agreed to, be ingrossed.
A Bill for settling of certain Manors and Lands of John Beckham Esquire, for Payment of Debts, and raising of Portions for younger Children, was read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Mr. Steward, Sir Solomon Swale, Sir Tho. Littleton, Sir Thomas Tompkins, Sir Nicho. Slaning, Sir William Fleetwood, Lord Richardson, Lord Fanshaw, Sir Clifford Clifton, Mr. Chowne, Sir William Lowther, Sir Norton Knatchbold, Mr. Jay, Mr. Wynn, Sir Robert Carr, Mr. Corey, Mr. Crouch, Sir Edward Masters, Sir John Heath, Dr. Arras, Sir John Berkenhead, Mr. Rigby, Mr. Kent, Mr. Pepis, Sir John Moreton, Mr. Bullteele, Mr. Tho. Morrice, Col. Sandys, Mr. Westphaling, Sir William Lewis, Mr. Millward, Sir Rich. Oateley, Lord Anthram, Dr. Burwell, and all the Members of this House, that serve for the County of Norfolke: And they are to meet To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber; and to send for Persons, Papers, and Records: And they are to peruse the Deeds and Conveyances; and to summon and hear all Parties concerned; and to examine the Debts; and take care to provide for the Children, and satisfy the Debts.
A Bill for settling the Heralds Office was read the First time.
Resolved, &c. That this Bill be read the Second time on this Day Fortnight.
Ordered, That the Bill concerning Lyndsey Level be read the Second time on Thursday next.
Serjeant at Arms.
A Petition of James Norfolk, Serjeant at Arms to the House, was read.
Conference with Lords- Non-commitment of Lord Clarendon.
Sir Robert Howard reports the Reasons, agreed by him and Mr. Vaughan, to be presented to the Lords: Which he read: And the same being afterwards twice read, and agreed to, are as followeth; viz.
The House of Commons, having already made known to their Lordships the Reasons, which induced them to delay it hitherto, do now agree to the present Conference, desired by their Lordships Message to the House of Commons on Thursday last; and are ready to attend it.
Ordered, That Sir Robert Howard do carry up this Message to the Lords.
Sir Robert Howard reports, that the Lords had agreed to the present Conference in the Painted Chamber.
Ordered, That the Members who managed the last Conference, do manage this Conference.
Sir Robert Howard reports from the Conference, that, upon the Precedents and Reasons of the House of Commons, and the whole Debates thereupon, the Lords are not satisfied to comply with the Desires of the House of Commons, for sequestering from the House, and committing, the Earl of Clarendon, without any particular Treason assigned or specified.
Ordered, That the Consideration of the Report, from the Conference had with the Lords, be adjourned till To-morrow Morning Ten of the Clock.
Resolved, &c. That the further Examination of the Books of Accounts, all other Matters relating to the Business of the French Merchants, be referred to a Committee; viz. Mr. Vaughan, Sir Tho. Littleton, Sir. Nicho. Carew, Mr. Spry, Sir William Lowther, Mr. Jolly, Sir Robert Carr, Mr. Pryn, Sir John Knight, Col. Sandys, Sir John Moreton, Sir Robert Howard, Sir Thomas Gower, Sir William Tompson, Sir Soloman Swale, Sir John Berkenhead, Sir John Coryton, Mr. King, Col. Birch, Sir Thomas Lee, Mr. Walter, Mr. Marvell, Col. Kirby, Mr. Hambden, Mr. Garraway, Sir Lanc. Lake, Mr. Love: And they are to meet on Wednesday, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Ordered, That Sir Nicholas Steward, Sir John Nicholes, and Mr. Cheney, be added to Mr. Leventhorpe's Committee.
Ordered, That Mr. Cheney, and Mr. Tregonnell, be added to Mrs. Caron's Committee.
And then the House adjourned till To morrow Morning, Eight of the Clock.