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 Veneris, 10 Aprilis, 1668.
ORDERED, That the Bill concerning Mr. Leigh be read the First Bill To-morrow Morning.
A Bill to enable Sir Wm. Beecher and others, to perform a Trust, and raise Monies for Payment of the Debts, and making Provision for the younger Children of Richard Tayler Esquire, was read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Sir Robert Carr, Sir Wm. Beecher, Mr. Milward, Lord Fanshaw, Sir Richard Francklyn, Col. Williams, Mr. Musgrave, Sir Humfry Wynch, Sir Wm. Terringham, Sir Thomas Lee, Mr. Westphaling, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Mr. Lucy, Sir Thomas Allen, Sir Richard Braham, Col. Kirkby, Lord Fitz Williams, Sir Richard Oatley, Mr. Steward, Sir Jo. Newton, Mr. Hobby, Mr. Otway, Sir Robert Brookes, Sir Bainh. Throckmorton, Mr. Daniell, Mr. Crouch, and all the Members that serve for the several Counties of Bedford, Cambridge, Northampton, and Buck': 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.
Duke of Yorke thanked.
Ordered, That the Thanks of this House be returned to his Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke, for his Care and Favour in causing the Order of this House, for Sir John Harman's Attendance, to be executed, according to the Desires of this House: And Sir Robert Carr, Sir Thom. Lee, and Colonel Kirkby, are to attend his Royal Highness with this Address of Thanks.
Six Clerks Office.
A Bill for the better regulating of the Six Clerks Office in Chancery was read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Col. Kirkby, Mr. Street, Mr. Whorwood, Sir Thomas Allen, Sir Lanc. Lake, Lord Fanshaw, Col. Birch, Mr. Vaughan, Mr. Chetwin, Mr. Nico. Carey, Col. Popham, Mr. Daniell, Mr. Lucy, Sir Wm. Terringham, Mr. Milward, Lord Angier, Sir Roger Bradshaigh, Mr. Crouch, Sir Geo. Probert, Dr. Burwell, Sir Thomas Meeres, Sir Jo. Birkenhead, Mr. Buscawen, Sir Humfry Wynch, Lord Fitz Williams, Col. Williams, Col. Reames, Mr. Seymour, Sir Richard Braham, Sir Jonathan Trelawny, Sir Bainh. Throckmorton, Sir Charles Harbord, Sir Jeffery Shackerly, Sir Richard Ford, Sir Thom. Lee, Lord Richardson, Sir Job Charlton, Mr. Harbord, Mr. Barnaby, Sir Wm. Morley, Sir John Lowther, Mr. Greenevile, Mr. King, Sir Thom. Gower, Mr. Westphaling, Sir Jo. Northcote, Dr. Burwell, Mr. Mountague, Sir Edward Thurland, Lord Ancram, Sir Rich. Wiseman: And all that come are to have Voices: And they are to meet To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Ordered, That Charles Durdant be sent for in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms, for his Breach of Privilege, in causing Sir Fretchvile Hollis, a Member of this House, to be served with Process of Subpæna out of the Court of Chancery, whilst he is attending the Service of this House.
A Bill for the Continuance of the former Act for suppressing seditious Conventicles, being read the Second time: And a Debate being, for enlarging the Bill in some Particulars:
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Sir Thomas Meeres, Mr. Vaughan, Sir Thom. Allen, Sir Charles Harbord, Lord Fanshaw, Sir Jo. Birkenhead, Sir Adam Browne, Sir Edw. Massey, Sir Jo. Earnley, Mr. Comptroller, Mr. Crouch, Sir Robert Carr, Sir Lanc. Lake, Mr. Milward, Col. Birch, Sir Job Charlton, Sir Jo. Knight, Sir Anth. Irby, Mr. Steward, Sir Jo. Denham, Lord Angier, Sir John Talbott, Sir Bainh. Throgmorton, Sir Phill. Musgrave, Sir Richard Ford, Mr. Dalmahoy, Mr. Musgrave, Sir Edm. Windham, Sir James Smith, Mr. Hyde, Sir John Brampston, Sir Thom. Gower, Mr. Barnaby, Sir Thom. Lee, Mr. Cooke, Lord Fitz Williams, Sir Jo. Morton, Sir Clifford Clifton, Sir Jo. Duncombe, Mr. Chetwyn, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Sir Jo. Goodrick, Sir Wm. Coventry, Sir Richard Braham: And they are to consider of the present Debate in the House: And to sit this Afternoon at Two of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Thefts and Robberies.
Ordered, That the Bill against Robberies be read on Tuesday Morning next.
Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill on the behalf of the City of London, to speed the Rebuilding thereof.
Six Clerks Office.
Ordered, That the Committee to which the Bill for regulating the Six Clerks Office was committed, be joined to the Committee for Offices in the Bill for the Royal Aid.
Supply Bill; Wine Duties, &c.
The House resolved into a Committee of the whole House, to take into further Consideration the Bill concerning the King's Supply.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Steward took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker resumes the Chair.
Mr. Steward reports from the said Committee, that they had made some further Progress in the Bill for his Majesty's Supply.
A Message from the Lords, by * * * *
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent you down a Bill, intituled, An Act for the due Ordering of the Accompts of Administrators: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
And also returned another Bill intituled, An Act to enable Sir Thomas Heblethwayte to sell or dispose of Land to pay Debts, and make Provision for younger Children: To which they have agreed, leaving out one Proviso: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Escapes from London Sheriffs.
We are also to acquaint you, that the Lords have agreed to the Bill, sent from this House, intituled, An Act to indemnify the late Sheriffs of London, touching Escapes of Prisoners in the Time of the late Fire.
Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill to prevent the Refusal of Habeas Corpus's.
Secret apprehension of one complained of.
Ordered, That Mr. Speaker receive in private the Name of a Person complained against, for transporting of Wool; and to issue his Warrant for the taking him in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, or his Deputy.
Transportation of Corn, &c.
Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Bill for encouraging the Transportation of Corn and Cattle is committed, be revived; and do sit this Afternoon in the Place formerly appointed: And they have Power to consider of, and make a Proposition for laying an Imposition on Foreign Linen.
Ordered, That Mr. Coniers Darcy, Mr. John Dalton, Sir Edw. Wise, Sir Fran. Clarke, be added to Deepeing Fen Committee.
Ordered, That these Members following be added to the Committee to which the Petition of the Creditors of Sir Thomas Dawes was committed; viz. Sir Nico. Carey, Mr. Cornwallis, Sir Humfry Hooke, Sir Jo. Rous, Sir Wm. Whitmore, Sir Geo. Reves, Mr. Evelyn, Mr. Pryn, Mr. Leighton, Mr. Cooke, Col. Phillips, Sir Thom. Woodcock, Mr. Vaughan, Col. Grey.
Resolved, &c. That the Order for the further Hearing of the Cause concerning Lyndsey Level, To-morrow Morning, do stand.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight of the Clock.