Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Sabbati, 28 Die Martii, 1668.
ORDERED, That Ralph Smith the elder, and Adam Bayly, the menial Servants of Colonel Wancklyn a Member of this House, being arrested, and detained in Prison, in breach of Privilege, be forthwith released, and set at Liberty.
Complaint against Sir Peter Pindar.
Complaint being made against Sir Peter Pindar, Collector of the Customs in Chester, for misbehaving himself in that Employment; and in taking and exacting Rates and Duties contrary to the Law; to the Grievance of the Subject;
Ordered, That Sir Peter Pindar do, upon Summons from Mr. Speaker, attend this House, to give an Account concerning the Matters of Misdemeanors objected against him: Which the House will put into a Way of Examination.
Milford Haven Light-house.
Encouraging Tillage, &c.
A Bill being tendered, by Sir George Downeing, from the Committee appointed for that Purpose, for encouraging Tillage, Navigation, and the Breed of Cattle, in this Kingdom; which was read the First time;
Supply Bill; Wine Duties, &c.
Restraints on Juries.
Ordered, That Sir Nico. Carew, Sir Thomas Lee, Sir Phill. Musgrave, Sir Clifford Clifton, Sir Jo. Birkenhead, Mr. Morice, Sir Walter Young, Sir Tho. Meres, Mr. Weld; and all of the Long Robe; and all that serve for Somerset, Devon, Cornewall, Yorke, and Dorset; be added to the Committee to which the Bill touching Restraints on Juries, was committed.