Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Die Mercurii, 4 Martii, 1667.
A PETITION of the Mayor, Bailiffs, and Burgesses, of the Town and County of Southampton, being tendered and opened to the House; craving Leave to bring in a Bill for uniting of Parishes, and raising of Maintenance for Ministers, to supply the Cures of the Churches within the said Town;
Dr. Wharton's Estate.
Colonel Kirkby reports from the Committee to, which the Bill for enabling Jane and Henry Parkins to ensure Dr. Wharton's Lands, purchased in the County Palatine of Durham, a Proviso agreed by the Committee to be added to the Bill: Which he read in his Place; and, the same being delivered in at the Clerk's Table; and twice read; and, upon the Question, agreed;
Leave to peruse Papers in Clerk's hands.
Ordered, That Sir Robert Carr have Liberty to peruse such Deeds and Writings now in the Hands of the Clerk of this House, as he shall desire: Which are to be delivered to him for that Purpose, upon his Note of Receipt of them.
Defaulter to Call of the House.
Leave of Absence.
Exchequer Writs of Error.
An ingrossed Bill, to perform an Agreement between Wm. Paston Esquire, Lord of the Manor of Horton, and the Tenants of the said Manor, for an Inclosure of Part of the Waste of the said Manor, for the Preservation and Growth of Wood and Timber, was read.
Resolved, That this Bill do pass: And that the Title shall be, An Act to confirm an Agreement between Wm. Paston Esquire, Lord of the Manor of Horton, and the Tenants of the said Manor, for an Inclosure of Part of the Waste of the said Manor, for the Preservation and Growth of Wood and Timber.
Address - Laws against Conventicles.
The House, according to former Order, took into Consideration the Information of the insolent Carriage and Abuses committed by Persons in several Places, in interrupting and disturbing of Ministers in their Churches, and holding Meetings of their own, contrary to the Law.
Resolved, That this House in a Body address themselves to his Majesty, to desire him to issue forth his Proclamation for the enforcing the Laws against Conventicles; and that there may be Care taken for the Preservation of the Peace of the Kingdom against unlawful Assemblies of Papist and Nonconformists: And that the latter Part of his Majesty's Speech be taken into Consideration on this Day Sevennight.