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, 19 Februarii, 1667.
Leave of Absence.
ORDERED, That Sir John Shaw, being in the Commission of the Gaol Delivery for the County of Essex, have Leave to go into the Country for Fourteen Days.
Leave of Absence.
Ordered, That Mr. Rigby, being concerned in a Trial to be had this Assizes, touching a Title of Tythes, to which he makes Claim, have Leave to go into the Country; but to return as soon as the Assizes are done.
Ordered, That Mr. Mathew Giles, menial Servant to Sir HughWyndham, being arrested, and detained Prisoner, in Breach of Privilege, be discharged and set at Liberty.
Defaulters to Call of the House.
Ordered, That Sir Tho. Mompeson, Col. Williams, Col. Wanckley, Mr. Arundell, who were all present, and their Excuses for making Default at the Call of the House allowed, be discharged of their several Fines.
Ordered, That Mr. Wm. Bloys, being aged, sick, and infirm, be excused.
A Bill on the Behalf of Dawes Weymondsold Esquire, for Confirmation of a Decree and Agreement, was read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That this Bill be committed to Sir Adam Browne, Lord Richardson, Sir John Roll, Sir Edmond Windham, Col. Sandys, Sir John Cobert, Col. Kirby, Mr. James, Sir Bainham Throckmorton, Sir Lanc. Lake, Sir Jefferey Shackerley, Mr. Ratcliffe, Sir Tho. Price, Sir Edw. Massey, Mr. Collingwood, Sir Tho. Gower, Sir John Northcote, Sir Fran. Vincent, Mr. Trelawney, Mr. Dowdwell, Sir Robert Carr, Mr. Morrice, Sir Sol. Swale, Sir Capell Luckyn, Mr. Crouch, Mr. Otway, Mr. Wm. Sandys, Sir Anth. Irby, Mr. Westphaling, Sir Roger Bradshaw, Mr. Daniell, Mr. Tho. Coventry, Mr. Scudamore, Sir Walter Young, Sir Henry Capell, Mr. Rigby, Mr. Hum. Cornwallis, Sir Geo. Hungerford, and all the Members of this House, that serve for the Counties of Surrey and Sussex: And they are to meet at Two of the Clock this Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Restraint on Juries.
A Bill against Restraint on Juries or Jurors, by Fines and Imprisonments, was read the Second time; and debated.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed, upon the whole Subject Matter of the Debate, to Mr. Vaughan, Mr. Otway, Sir Wm. Lewis, Lord Fanshaw, Mr. Rigby, Sir Bainha. Throckmorton, Sir Wm. Hickman, Sir Wm. Lowther, Mr. Pepys, Sir Fran. Goodricke, Mr. Buscowen, Mr. Rigby, Lord St. John, Mr. Musgrave, Sir Robert Carr, Sir Antho. Irby, Sir Solomon Swale, Sir Tho. Gower, Sir Tho. Allen, Mr. Seymour, Sir Cha. Harbord, Sir Hum. Winch, Sir John Denham, Sir Lanc. Lake, Mr. James, Sir Hugh Windham, Mr. Coventry, Mr. Pepys, Sir John. Trelawny, Sir Tho. Carey, Sir Henry Capell, Mr. Dowdwell, Sir Walter Young, Sir Geo. Hungerford: And all that come are to have Voices: And they are to meet on Friday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records: And it is recommended to Mr. John Vaughan to take care of the Bill.
The King's Speech considered.
The House then proceeded to the Consideration of his Majesty's Speech: Which was read and debated.
A Motion being made, for the Supply of the King's Majesty;
Resolved, &c. That the House will, on Friday next, resolve into a Committee of the whole House, in order to the Consideration of the said Motion.
Leave of Absence.
Ordered, That Sir George Courthopp, being concerned in a Trial to be had at Sussex Assizes, have the Leave of this House to go into the Country; but to return as soon as the Assizes are done.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight of the Clock.