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 Sabbati, 15 Februarii, 1667.
Destroying Wood in New Forest.
Resolved, &c. That his Majesty be humbly desired by the Lords Commissioners of the Treasury, who are Members of this House, forthwith to give Order to restrain the cutting down any more Timber in the New Forest, and carrying away what is already felled, notwithstanding any Grants now in being.
Ordered, That the several Woodwards and Verdurers of the New Forest do attend the Committee appointed for Preservation of Timber, at such Day as they shall appoint, to give an Account what Waste and Destruction hath been already committed there; and that all further felling of Timber Trees, and carrying away of what is already felled, be stayed, notwithstanding any Grant in being.
Ordered, That the Committees do put the Laws in force, and inquire into what Grants are made of any Timber in the New Forest, or any other his Majesty's Forests and Woods; and to prepare and bring in a Bill to prevent Waste and Destruction, and for the Preservation, of Timber for the future, in any of his Majesty's Forests or Woods, or elsewhere: And that Serjeant Sise be added to the Committee, and to take care of the Bill: And the Committee is revived; and to sit on Monday next, in the Speaker's Chamber.
Leave of Absence.
Illegal fining Jurors.
Miscarriages of the War.
|Sir Tho. Meeres,||for the Yeas,||117.|
|Sir Edward Seymour,|
|Col. Sandys,||for the Noes,||100.|
|Sir Nicholas Carey,||for the Yeas,||122.|
|Sir Tho. Clergis,|
|Sir Tho. Strickland,||for the Noes,||99.|