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 Jovis, 4 Novembris, 1669. 21 Car. II.
Committee of Privileges.
ORDERED, That these Members following be added to the Committee of Privileges and Elections; viz. Lord Allington, Sir Edw. Harley, Sir Richard Temple, Sir Fran. Leake, Sir Wm. Thomas, Sir Richard Ingoldsby, Sir Wm. Hickman, Sir George Hungerford, Mr. Anth. Eyre, Lord Jo. Seymour, Sir Wm. Lowther, Mr. Hen. Whittaker, Lord Fitz Williams, Mr. Grimston, Sir Jo. Norton, Mr. Robert Thomas, Sir Jo. Pelham, Lord Castleton, Mr. Lovelace, Sir Robert Holmes, Mr. Dowdswell, Sir Thom. Gower, Sir Jo. Lowther, Sir Humfry Winch, Mr. Orme, Mr. Hobby, Sir John Buller, Sir Hen. Capell, Sir Richard Edgcombe, Mr. Culleford.
Magdalen College, Cambridge.
A Petition of the Master and Fellows of St. Mary Magdalen's College in Cambridge, was read.
Resolved, &c. That the Petition be committed to Mr. Bridgman, Mr. Crouch, Sir Robert Atkins, Mr. Pepes, Mr. Jones, Sir Thom. Tompkins, Mr. Daniell, Sir Edm. Windham, Mr. Morice, Mr. Chichley, Mr. Mallet, Sir Wm. Hickman, Sir Thomas Clerges, Sir Charles Wheeler, Sir Jo. Birkenhead, Sir Jo. Knight, Mr. Williamson, Mr. Mountague, Mr. Darcy, Sir Thom. Wendy, Lord Fitz Williams, Sir Thom. Dolman, Sir Thom. Allen, Serj. Mainard, Sir John Morton, Mr. Barty, Mr. Buscawen: And they are to meet on Saturday next at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records: And to examine the Matter of the Petition; and certify their Opinions therein to the House, whether it be fit to bring in a Bill, on the Petitioners Behalf.
Taking Affidavits in the Country.
A Bill for taking Affidavits in the Country, to be made Use of in the Court of Exchequer, was read the First time.
The Question was put, That the Bill be rejected:
It passed in the Negative.
Resolved, &c. That this Bill be read the Second time on this Day Sevennight.
A Bill for settling the Draining of Lyndsey Level, was read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Sir Robert Atkins, Sir Fran. Goodrick, Col. Reames, Mr. Buscawen, Lord Castleton, Lord Vaughan, Mr. Garraway, Sir Wm. Lowther, Lord Allington, Sir Robert Howard, Mr. Waller, Sir Thom. Meres, Sir Wm. Aickman, Sir Jo. Morton, Sir Jonath. Trelawney, Mr. Barty, Sir Jo. Coryton, Sir Solom. Swale, Mr. Vaughan, Sir Jo. Lowther, Sir Jo. Knight. Sir Charles Wheeler, Lord Fanshaw, Sir Charles Harbord, Sir Nico. Cary, Sir Jo. Birkenhead, Sir Wm. Coventry, Sir Jo. Coventry, Lord Cornbury, Mr. Seymour, Sir Thom. Tompkins, Col. Sandys, Sir William Fleetwood, Mr. Trelawny, Lord Ancram, Mr. Williamson, Sir Jo. Fitz. James, Sir Jo. Cotten, Col. Phillips, Sir Thom. Osborne, Sir Thom. Lee, Sir Thom. Higgons, Sir Jo. Bennet, Sir Wm. Lewis, Sir Jo. Morley, Sir Nico. Slaning, Mr. Crouch, Sir Phil. Howard, Col. Reames, Sir Thom. Dolman, Mr. Spry, Mr. Pepis, Sir Jo. Nicholas, Sir Jo. Norton: And they are to meet on this Day Sevennight at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Exchequer Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
The House then proceeded to the Consideration of the Report of the Commissioners of Accounts: And the Act of Parliament which doth direct the taking the Account, was read.-
Lords concur in Address.
Sir Thomas Tomkins reports, that in Obedience to the Commands of this House he attended the House of Lords with the Vote of this House; and that they did concur with this House therein: And they would send to his Majesty to know his Pleasure, at what Time and Place both Houses should attend his Majesty: Of which they will give Notice to this House.-
The Paper containing the Ballance of the Account, delivered in by the Commissioners, was read.
Resolved, &c. That the Report of the Commissioners of Accounts be taken into Consideration on Saturday Morning at Nine of the Clock: And the Commissioners are desired to attend at Ten that Morning.
And then the House adjourned till Saturday Morning next, Eight of the Clock.