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 Lunæ, 6 Aprilis, 1668.
Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill to enable the said Sir William Beecher, Wm. Boteler, and John Gardiner, Esquires, to hold certain Lands mentioned in an Indenture of the Twentieth of October 1654, for the Term of Thirty-one Years, subject to the Trusts of Mr. Taylor's last Will.
A Bill, brought in by Leave of the House, for raising Six thousand Pounds out of the Estate of John Lenthall Esquire, for the Portions of John, Mary, and Dorothy, Stonehouse, Children of Sir James Stonehouse, deceased, was read the First time.
Preserving Timber in Deane Forest.
Sir Bainham Throckmorton reports from the Committee to which the Bill for Improvement of Timber in the Forest of Deane was committed, a Clause by them agreed, in pursuance of the Direction of the House, for disposing of Coppice Wood, in the said Forest: Which was twice read.
|Sir Humfry Wynch,||for the Yeas,||53.|
|Sir John Coventry,|
|Sir John Knight,||for the Noes,||55.|
Ordered, That it be referred to Mr. Millward, Serj. Seis, Sir Robert Atkins, Mr. Vaughan, Sir Charles Harbord, Sir Bainham Throckmorton, or any Two of them, to consider of the Case of Mr. Terringham; and to bring in a Proviso ingrossed on his Behalf, touching Coal Mines, and Quarries of Grindstone, upon the Debates in the House.
|Col. Birch,||for the Yeas,||78.|
|Sir Thom. Higgons,|
|Sir Bainh. Throgmorton,||for the Noes,||125.|
|Sir Humfry Wynch,|
Privilege - Petition from a Person in custody.
Upon Complaint of Peircy Goring Esquire, a Member of this House, that, whilst he is attending his Duty here, a Distress hath been made of one of his Horses, and the Horse thereupon sold, by Thomas Grevett, one of the Churchwardens of Maidstone in Kent, for a Tax to the Poor laid upon his Ability by the Corporation.
Resolved, &c. That it be referred to the Committee of Privileges and Elections, to summon the said Thomas Grevett to attend them on this Day Sevennight; and to examine the Matter of Fact; and to report the same, with their Opinions therein, to the House.
Call of the House.
Resolved, That the Names of the Defaulters be called over on this Day Sevennight; and that all such as shall fail then to appear, whose Excuse shall not be allowed, shall pay Twenty Pounds Fine, to be forthwith estreated in the Exchequer, in the Default of Payment.