House of Commons Journal Volume 8
11 August 1660

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 11 August 1660', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 8: 1660-1667 (1802), pp. 116-117. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=26264 Date accessed: 28 July 2014.


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Saturday, August 11th 1660.

Gargrave's Estate.

A BILL for avoiding of a Lease, wrested from Dame Katharine Gargrave by Sir John Danvers, was this Day read the First time; and ordered to be read the Second time on Wednesday Morning next.

Anniversary of the Restauration.

Mr. Pryn reports Amendments to the Bill for keeping an Anniversary of Thanksgiving, every Twenty-ninth Day of May, for the King's Majesty's Restauration to his Kingdoms, and the great Mercies vouchsafed to these Kingdoms thereby: Which were twice read; and, upon the Question, agreed unto.

Resolved, That this Bill, thus amended, be ingrossed.

Lord's Day.

A Bill against Profanation of the Lord's Day was this Day read the First time; and, upon the Question, ordered to be read the Second time on Thursday Morning next.

Swearing and Cursing.

A Bill for the better preventing and suppressing of the detestable Sin of profane Swearing and Cursing, was this Day read the First time; and, upon the Question, ordered to be read the Second time on Thursday Morning next.

Colleges and Hospitals.

Mr. Pryn reports Amendments to the Bill for Confirmation of Leases made by Masters and Heads of Colleges, and others: Which were twice read; and, upon the Question, agreed unto.

Resolved, That the Words * * * folio 2, in the 8th Line, and in the 13th Line, be transposed.

Ordered, That Serj. Hales, Mr. Charlton, Mr. Pryn, Mr. Croutch, and Mr. Mountague, do withdraw, and transpose Words in several Places; according to the Debate now had.

A Proviso was tendered to this Bill; that this Act shall not extend to make good any Leases made by Symon Moore, Master of the Hospital of St. Oswald, in the County of Worcester, to Richard Moore his Son; or to any of his Children or Grandchildren, or any other to their Use: Which was read the First and Second time; and, upon the Question, agreed unto; and ordered to be Part of this Bill.

Another Proviso was tendered to this Bill; that this Bill extend not to make good Leases made, between the 1st of September 1655, and the 25th Day of July 1658, by Mr. George Goodman, and his Co Brethren of the Hospital of St. John Baptist, and the Evangelist, in the Town of Northampton: Which was read the First and Second time; and, upon the Question, agreed unto; and ordered to be Part of the Bill.

Army Committee.

Ordered, That Mr. Samuell be discharged from being of the Committee for the Army.

Pardon and Oblivion.

A Message from the Lords, by Mr. Justice Twisden, and Mr. Justice Tyrrill;

May it please you, Mr. Speaker; the Peers have sent this Message by us;

That they have sent down the Bill of General Pardon, Indemnity, and Oblivion, with these Provisoes, Alterations, and Additions; and pray your Concurrence in it.

The said Provisoes, Alterations, and Additions, were read first, at large.

The First Amendment, with the Coherence, was read; and, upon the Question, agreed unto.

The next Amendment in the Second Skin, 19 Line, touching leaving out the Word "Dominions," with the Coherence, was read:

Resolved, That this House do adhere, in this Clause, to the Bill, as it was formerly.

The next Amendment in the 26th Line, was read, with the Coherence; and, upon the Question, agreed unto.

The next Amendment, in the 30th Line, was read, with the Coherence; and, upon the Question, agreed unto.

The next Amendments, in the 37th Line, were read, with the Coherence; and, upon the Question, agreed unto.

The next Amendments, in the 39th Line, were read, with the Coherence:

Resolved, That this House doth adhere to this Clause, as it formerly stood in the Bill.

The next Amendments, in the 40th and 41st Line, were read, with the Coherence:

Resolved, That this House doth adhere to this Clause, as it stood formerly in the Bill.

The next Amendment, in the 3d Skin, 17 Line, was read; and, upon the Question, agreed unto.

The next Amendment, in the 3d Skin, 51 Line, was read, with the Coherence; and, upon the Question, agreed unto.

The next Amendment, in the 4th Skin, 10 Line, was read, with the Coherence; and, upon the Question, agreed unto.

The next Amendment, in the 5th Skin, 4th Line, 20th Line, and 26th Line, were read; and, upon the Question, agreed unto.

The next Amendment, in the 6th Skin, and 17th Line, was read, with the Coherence; and, upon the Question, agreed unto.

The next Amendment, in the same Line, the Clause beginning "and also excepted," and ended in the 20th Line with the Word "Sixty," to be wholly omitted, was read, with the Coherence; and, upon the Question, agreed unto.

The next Amendments, in the 6th Skin, 35, 36, 49, and 50th Line, were read, with the Coherence; and, upon the Question, agreed unto.

The next Amendment, in the 7th Skin, 27th Line, was read, being the Clause concerning Ireland:

Resolved, That this House doth adhere to this Clause, as it stood formerly in this Bill.

The next Amendment, 7th Skin, 49th Line, concerning Mr. Thurloe, was read, with the Coherence; and, upon the Question, agreed unto.

The next Amendment, in the 8th Skin, 12 and 13 Lines, were read; and, upon the Question, agreed unto.

The next Amendment, in the 9th Skin, 1st Line, after the Word "unto," and before the Words, "nor any," in the 4th Line of the same Skin, were read, with the Coherence;

The Certificate of David Jenkins, on Behalf of the late Lord Gray of Groby;

And the Certificate of Randolph Egerton, on the Behalf of the said Lord Gray of Groby;

And also the Certificate of John Pretyman, of the 31st of July, 1660, on Behalf of the said late Lord Grey of Groby; were all read:

Resolved, That this House doth adhere to this Clause, as it stood formerly in this Bill.

The next Amendment, in the 9th Skin, and 8th Line, was read, with the Coherence; and, upon the Question, agreed unto.

The next Amendment, in the 9th Skin, and 11th Line, was read, with the Coherence:

Resolved, That this House doth adhere to this Clause, as it formerly stood in the Bill.

The next Amendment, in the 9th Skin, 26th Line, between the 26th Line, and 37th Line, was read, with the Coherence;

The humble Petition of Sir Gilbert Pickering Baronet, was read:

Resolved, That the House doth agree with the Lords, that Sir Gilbert Pickering have the Benefit of this Pardon.

Resolved, That this House doth agree with the Lords, that Mr. Thomas Lister have the Benefit of this Pardon.

Resolved, That this Clause be referred to a Committee; to peruse this Amendment, with the Bill; and state the Matter of Fact; and report the Coherence thereof with the Bill, on Monday Morning: And also to examine the Clerk's Notes, touching the Votes this Day passed upon the Amendments to this Bill, and the Coherence thereof with the Bill; viz. to Serjeant Glyn, Serjeant Hales, Sir Henage Finch, Colonel King, Mr. Pryn, Sir Solomon Swale, Sir Edward Turner, Mr. Wm. Mountague, Mr. Bampfeild, Mr. Holles, Mr. Annesley, or any Three of them.

Leave of Absence.

Ordered, That Mr. Thomas Merry, a Member of this House, have Leave to go into the Country.

Ordered, That Mr. Terrick, a Member of this House, have Leave to go into the Country.

And so the House adjourned to Monday Morning next, at Eight of the Clock.