House of Commons Journal Volume 8
22 July 1661

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 22 July 1661', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 8: 1660-1667 (1802), pp. 307-308. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=26394 Date accessed: 27 August 2014.


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Lunæ, 22 Julii, 13° Car, Regis.

Prayers.

Discharging Loyalists of Interest.

A BILL for discharging the loyal Party of all Interest exceeding Three Pounds per Centum was this Day read the Second time.

Resolved, That the same be committed to Mr. Fane, Mr. Churchill, Sir Jo. Brampston, Mr. Bennet, Sir Geo. Sandis, Sir Adrian Scroope, Sir Hen. Capell, Mr. Attorney of the Duchy, Sir Geo. Reeve, Mr. Crouch, Mr. Lowther, Sir James Smith, Mr. Clifford, Colonel Windham, Sir Phil. Warwick, Colonel Legg, Mr. Long, Mr. Newton, Lord Buckhurst, Mr. Jay, Sir Bayn. Throckmorton, Mr. Morton, Mr. Knight, Sir Tho. Meres, Sir Edw. Mosley, Mr. Tompkins, Colonel Fra. Windham, Mr. Walden, Sir Hen. Newton, Sir Hump. Bennett, Sir Rich. Braham, Mr. Pryn, Sir Robert Holt, Sir Roger Bradshaigh, Doctor Birkinhead, Mr. Moris, Mr. Rich. Spencer, Mr. Puckering, Mr. Roberts, Mr. Milward, Mr. Robert Phillips, Sir Ben. Ayloff, Mr. Price, Mr. Clarke, Mr. Taylor, Lord Brereton, Sir Cicill Wych, Mr. Wm. Sandis: And they are to meet this Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Rannes Manor, &c.

The Question being put, That the Two ingrossed Bills for the Tenants of Rannes and Clithero in Lancashire should be now read the Third time;

It passed in the Negative: And

Ordered, That the said Bills be read the Third Monday on the next Meeting of the Parliament after this Recess.

Hull Churches.

Another ingrossed Bill for dividing Trinity Church in Kingston upon Hull from Hasle, was this Day read the Third time.

Resolved, That the said Bill do pass.

Resolved, That the Title of the said Bill shall be, An Act dividing Trinity Church in Kingston upon Hull from Hasle.

And Colonel Gilby is to carry up the same to the Lords.

Leave of Absence.

Ordered, That Sir Matthew Appleyard, one of the Members of this House, have the Leave of this House to go into the Country.

Ordered, That Sir John Strangwayes, one of the Members of this House, have the Leave of this House to go into the Country.

Highways.

Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Bill for Highways was committed, be revived; and do sit this Afternoon in the Place formerly appointed.

Elections.

Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Bill touching the regulating of Elections, was committed, be revived; and do sit this Afternoon in the Place formerly appointed.

Seudamore's Losses at Play.

A Bill for making void of divers Judgments and Conveyances obtained by George Colt and Thomas Colt, and their Trustees, for Monies won at Play, was this Day read the Second time.

Resolved, upon the Question, That the said Bill be committed to Lord Cornbury, Mr. Fane, Sir Bayn. Throgmorton, Sir Robert Brooke, Sir Hump. Bennett, Mr. Pryn, Sir Robert Holt, Mr. Clifford, Mr. Moreton, Mr. Sandis, Lord Castleton, Sir Geo. Sandis, Mr. Birch, Colonel Kyrkby, Serjeant Charleton, Mr. Tompkins, Sir Tho. Leigh, Mr. Lowther, Mr. Bennet, Mr. Clifton, Colonel Gilby, Mr. Churchill, Sir Tho. Doleman, Lord Brereton, Mr. Graham, Sir Edw. Mosley, Sir Roger Bradshaigh, Mr. Jones, and all the Members that serve for Herefordshire: 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, Witnesses, and Records; and to send for and examine such Persons as were present at and privy to the Frauds in winning the Monies at Play, and drawing Mr. Scudamore into the Judgments and Conveyances; and to make Report thereof to the House: And also to prepare and bring in a Bill to avoid all Judgments and Securities, given for Monies won at Play; and to prevent all Practices and Cheats in Gaming for the future.

Navy Government.

A Bill, sent from the Lords, for the establishing Articles and Orders for the Regulating and better Government of his Majesty's Navies, Ships of War, and Forces by Sea, was this Day read the Second time.

Resolved, upon the Question, That the same be committed to Mr. Churchill, Mr. Comptroller, Sir Phill. Warwick, Mr. William Coventry, Mr. Fane, Sir Hump. Bennett, Mr. Pryn, Sir Bayn. Throckmorton, Mr. Clifford, Mr. Wm. Sandis, Colonel Windham, Sir Char. Cornwallis, Mr. Smith, Sir Robert Howard, Serjeant Charleton, Sir Ben. Ayloffe, Mr. Long, Sir Tho. Ingram, Sir Rich Oatley, Sir Roger Bradshaigh, Mr. Birch, Sir Wm. Hickman, Sir Tho. Littleton, Sir Allen Brodrick, Mr. Knight, Mr. Vice Chamberlain, Mr. Hen. Coventry, Sir Phill. Musgrave, Lord Brereton, Mr. Bennett, Sir Antho. Irby, Mr. Clifton, Sir Tho. Leigh, Mr. Sandis, Mr. Phillips, Sir Cha. Harbord, Sir Jo. Holland, Sir Jo. Doleman, Sir Jo. Brampston, Mr. Ashburnham, Sir Rich. Onslow, Mr. Biscowen, Sir Wm. Fleetwood, Mr. Bulteele, Sir Jo. Nicholas, Sir Allen Apsley, Mr. Tho. Coventry, Sir Jo. Duncombe, Mr. Onslow, Mr. Milward, Mr. Edw. Seymor, Sir Wm. Batten, Mr. Potter, Mr. Collins, Lord Richardson, Mr. Lowther, Mr. Wm. Ren, Sir Hen. North, and all that serve for the Cinque Ports: And they are to meet this Afternoon, at Two of the Clock, in the Exchequer Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records: And all the Members of this House, who shall come to the said Committee, are to have Votes thereat.

Nottingham Election.

Serjeant Charleton reports from the Committee of Elections, touching the Election for Nottinghamshire, That Sir Jervas Clifton and Mr. Eyres were duly elected Knights for the County of Nottingham, and ought to sit.

Resolved, That this House doth agree with the Committee, that Sir Jervas Clifton and Mr. Eyre . . . duly elected for the County of Nottingham, and ought to sit.

Confirming publick Acts.

Ordered, That the Report of the Committee for publick Bills, touching the Bill for Ministers, be heard To-morrow.

Publick Revenue.

And then the House resolved itself into a Committee of the whole House, to resume the Debate of the Increase of his Majesty's Revenue.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.

Mr. Milward took the Chair of the Committee: After which,

Mr. Speaker again took the Chair: And

Mr. Milward made Report to the House, That the Committee having proceeded in the Matter of the Increase of his Majesty's Revenue; and that it being put to the Question, That an Imposition should be laid upon Salt, towards the Increase of his Majesty's Revenue; it passed in the Negative: After which, it was resolved, upon the Question, That Paper and Parchment be first taken into Consideration towards the Increase of his Majesty's Revenue: And that it was the Desire of the Committee, That the House might again resolve into a Committee To-morrow Morning, at Nine of the Clock, to resume the further Debate of the Increase of his Majesty's Revenue.

Whereupon it is Ordered, That this House do resolve itself into a Committee To-morrow, at Nine of the Clock, to resume the said Debate.

And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, at Eight of the Clock.