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, 4 die Aprilis, 1671.
AN ingrossed Bill for the better regulating of the Workhouses, and for setting the Poor on Work, was read.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act for the better regulating of the Workhouses, and for setting the Poor on Work.
Building Arundell House.
An ingrossed Bill sent from the Lords, for building Arundell House, and Tenements thereto belonging, was read the Third time.
Resolved, &c. That the said Bill do pass: And that the Title be agreed to; and the Bill returned to the Lords by Sir Robert Howard.
Preservation of Game.
An ingrossed Bill for Preservation of the Game, and for securing of Warrens not inclosed, and for the several Fishings of this Realm, was read: And some Amendments were, upon the Question, agreed.
Resolved, &c. That the said Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act for the better Preservation of the Game, and for securing Warrens not inclosed, and the several Fishings of this Realm.
Limitation of Business.
Ordered, That no other Business be received this Meeting, besides what is already brought in.
Impositions on Courts of Justice.
Ordered, That Sir Robert Steward, Sir Job Charlton, Sir Robert Carr, Mr. Powle, Sir Thom. Lee, Mr. Milward, Mr. Buscowen, Col. Birch, be added to the Committee appointed to bring in a Clause for collecting the Impositions on Courts of Justice by the proper Officer.
Ordered, That Sir James Smith, Sir Rich. Powle, Sir Edw. Progers, Mr. Finch, Sir Winston Churchill, Mr. Geo. Mountague, be added to the Committee to which the Bill for the better settling of Intestates Estates, was committed.
London Paving, &c.
A Bill for perpetuating the Powers contained in the Clause of an Act for rebuilding the City of London, was read.
Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time.
A Bill for building another Bridge over the River of Thames, was read.
The Question being put, That the Bill be read a Second time;
The House divided.
The Yeas go out.
|Sir Thomas Higgons,||For the Yeas,||54.|
|Sir Winston Churchill,|
|Sir Edm. Bowyer,||For the Noes,||67.|
And so it passed in the Negative.
Ordered, That the Bill for Sale of Fee-farm Rents, be read To-morrow Morning.
General Nat. Bill.
Ordered, That the Bill of general Naturalization, be read To-morrow Morning, next after the Bill against Conventicles.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight of the Clock.