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, 12 Decembris, 1667.
Money received for indigent Officers.
Ordered, That Sir John Rolls Sir Fretchvile Hollis, Col. Lowther, Sir Clifford Clifton, Sir Charles Harbord, Sir Rich. Oatley, Sir John Heath, Sir Tho. Tompkins, be added to the Committee, to which the Matter concerning the truly loyal indigent Officers, is committed.
Escapes from London Sheriffs.
Ordered, That the Committee to which the Bill for indemnifying the late Sheriffs of London, by the Escape of Prisoners in the Time of the Fire, be revived; and to sit this Afternoon at Two of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber: And all the Members of the Long Robe are added to the said Committee.
Repairing Highways - Thefts and Robberies.
Ordered, That the Committee concerning the repairing of the Highways, and the Committee concerning the Prevention of Robberies, be both revived, and joined together; and to sit this Afternoon at Two of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.
Committee of Grievances.
Ordered, That the Grand Committee of Grievances have Leave to sit To-morrow in the Afternoon, for Dispatch of the Causes now depending before them: And that the Committee, to which Mr. Taylor's Petition was committed, do sit at the same time.
Land Revenue in in Ireland.
Resolved, &c. That the Surveyors General of his Majesty's Lands in England and Ireland do, at the First Meeting next after the Recess, bring into this House an Account of what Part of his Majesty's Lands, Revenues, Rents, and Fee Farm Rents, and forfeited Lands, have been alienated or granted, since the 25th of March 1640; and to whom; and for what Consideration; with the respective annual Values thereof.
Resolved, &c. That the said Petition be committed to Sir Robert Atkins, Mr. Coleman, Sir Tho. Tompkins, Sir Solomon Swale, Sir Wm. Thompson, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Lord Ancram, Sir Thomas Littleton, Mr. Waller, Sir John Birkenhead, Major General Edgerton, Sir John Moreton, Sir Edw. Walpoole, Mr. Jolly, Sir Tho. Lee, Sir Wm. Lowther, Lord Richardson, Sir Henry Cæsar, Mr. Crouch, Sir Lanc. Lake, Mr. Jo. Trevor, Mr. Garraway, Sir Nicho. Carey, Sir Jo. Knight, Mr. Cheyne, Sir Jo. Coventry, Sir Fretchvile Hollis: And all that come are to have Voices: 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; particularly to send to Sir John Lenthall, to cause the said Mr. Fitton, now his Prisoner, to be brought in Custody before the Committee, according to the usual Course of Law.
Lords agree to Votes delivered at Conference.
A Person sent for in custody.
Sir Geo. Downing reports from the Committee, to which the Bill for exporting tanned Leather, was committed, several Amendments and Additions, agreed upon by the said Committee, to be made to the same: Which he read in his Place: Which, being afterwards twice read at the Clerk's Table, were, upon the Question, severally . . agreed to.
Commissioners of Public Accounts.
Sir Charles Harbord reports from the Committee to which it was referred, the Names of Twenty Persons, out of which the House may choose a Number of Commissioners to be inserted into the Bill for taking and examining the publick Accounts.
|Sir John Moreton,||For the Yeas,||82.|
|Sir Lanc. Lake,|
|Lord St. John,||For the Noes,||65.|
Banishing Earl of Clarendon.
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent you down Two Bills: One, intituled, An Act for enabling of Sir William Juxon Knight and Baronet, Executor of the last Will and Testament of Dr. Wm. Juxon, the late Archbishop of Canterbury, to recover part of his Estate: The other, intituled, An Act for Banishing and Disenabling the Earl of Clarendon: To which the Lords desire the Concurrence of this House.