Wednesday, 14th November, 1660.
Separation of married Persons.
A BILL for preventing the voluntary Separation, and
living apart, of married Persons, was this Day read
the Second time; and, on the Question, committed to
Mr. Ferrers, Mr. Prynne, Mr. Herbert, Sir Lancclot Lake,
Sir Henry Cholmely, Mr. Stevens, Mr. Herricke, Mr.
Shapcott, Mr. Elliott, Mr. Vowell, Sir George Montague,
Mr. Young, Sir John Northcott, Sir Anthony Irby, Sir John
Fredricke, Sir Tho. Widdrington, Mr. Merricke, Lord
Aungier, Mr. Swanton, Lord Falkland, Mr. Bainton, Mr.
Courtop, Mr. Herle, Mr. Hollis, Mr. Wingfeild, Mr.
Walpole, Mr. Rigby, Sir Tho. Willis, Sir Daniel Harvey,
Serjeant Charleton, Mr. Sherhard, Sir Gilbert Gerard,
Mr. Baker, Mr. Bowman, Mr. Reames, Sir George Booth,
Sir William Lewes, Sir Francis Gerard, Mr. Goodricke,
Mr. Lowther, Mr. Ellison, Sir Tho. Meeres, Sir Edward
Turner, Sir Ralph Ashton, Sir Roger Bradshaw, Mr. Hambden, Mr. Mollineux, Mr. * Montague, Sir John Cary,
Sir Edw. Massey, Mr. Bampfeild, Sir John Cloberry, Mr.
Thomas, Lord Anchram, Colonel Gerard, Mr. Moyle, Sir
Rich. Price, Mr. Trelawny, Sir Wm. Vincent, Sir Edw.
Mansell, Sir Henry Crofts, Mr. Mynors, Mr. Whitehead,
Mr. Marvell, Sir Geo. Reeve, Mr. Titus, Mr. Lucy, Mr.
Hele: And they are to meet, on Saturday next, at Two
of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Inner Court of
Wards: And are also to consider of an additional Clause
now tendered to the Bill: And Mr. Pryn is to take care
A Bill for the better repairing and maintaining Highways and Bridges, within this Kingdom, was this Day
read the First time.
Resolved, That this Bill be read the Second time on
Tuesday Morning next.
Army and Navy Debts.
According to an Order of Yesterday, the House resumed the Consideration and Debate of raising Money
towards discharging the publick Debts of the Army and
Navy, mentioned in the Report from the Committee
for examining of publick Debts.
Resolved, That a Tax of Seventy thousand Pounds
by the Month, for Six Months, to commence from the
First of January 1660, be charged on this Kingdom.
Resolved, That it be referred to his Majesty's Counsel
learned, to prepare and bring in a Bill for that Purpose.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee for
Trade, to consider of what was now offered, touching
the buying up and exporting of Rape Seed, of the Growth
of this Nation, by Strangers; and to examine the same;
and advise what is fit to be proposed for preventing the
Inconveniences thereof; and to report the same to the