Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Mercurii, 23 Octobris, 19 Car. 2di.
Writs of Certiorari.
Mr. Pryn reports from the Committee to which the Bill to prevent Abuses in granting Writs of Certiorari, was committed, several Amendments agreed to be made, and a Proviso to be added: Which being twice read; and, with some Amendments made at the Table, upon the Question, agreed;
Weights and Measures.
Miscarriages of the War.
The House being informed, that it will be necessary to receive some Informations from his Highness Prince Rupert, and his Grace the Duke of Albemarle, concerning some Miscarriages at Chatham and Sheernesse, and other Matters relating to the late War:
Ordered, That Sir Robert Brookes, Sir Tho. Higgons, Colonel Kirby, Mr. Waller, Lord Ancram, Colonel Legg, Lord Buckhurst, do attend his Highness Prince Rupert, and his Grace the Duke of Albermarle; and present to them, the Thanks of this House, and the great Esteem they have of their eminent Merit in the late War; and also, to desire them to impart to this Committee, what they have observed or know of any Miscarriage therein; and, particularly, concerning the Division of the Fleet in the Year 1666: And that this Committee make Report thereof to this House.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill, for that Clause, be laid aside, with Prejudice to a new Bill to be prepared and brought in for the same Purpose, by the Committee formerly appointed: Who are hereby revived; and to meet at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And that these Persons following be added to the Committee; Mr. Hungerford, Dr. Burrell, Mr. Crouch, Colonel Birch, Mr. Dowdswell, Mr. Rigby, Mr. Pryn, Mr. Vaughan, Sir Tho. Gower, Mr. Swinfen, Sir Tho. Allen, Sir John Warr, Mr. Boscawen.