House of Commons Journal Volume 8
7 April 1662

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 7 April 1662', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 8: 1660-1667 (1802), pp. 398-399. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=26491 Date accessed: 01 September 2014.


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Lunæ, 7 Aprilis, 14 Car.

Prayers.

Coppleston's Estate.

A BILL for confirming of a Sale of Lands, made by John Coppleston to John Mayne, was this Day read the First time.

Resolved, That the said Bill be read the Second time To-morrow Morning.

Ld. Campden's Estate.

An ingrossed Bill for settling a Capital Messuage or Mansion House, with the Appurtenances, in Kensington, in the County of Middlesex, upon Baptist Viscount Campden, was this Day read the Second time.

Resolved, That the said Bill be committed to Lord Bruce, Sir Adrian Scroope, Mr. Hungerford, Mr. Ashburnham, Sir Bain. Throckmorton, Sir Tho. Gower, Mr. Vaughan, Mr. Mountague, Mr. Pryn, Sir Clifford Clifton, Sir Hen. Newton, Mr. Walden, Mr. Wandesford, Dr. Birkenhead, Sir Solomon Swale, Lord St. John, Sir Lancelot Lake, Colonel Reames, Sir Robert Atkyns, Sir Hen. Herbert, Sir Edm. Peirse, Sir John Coriton, Sir Tho. Meres, Mr. Elliott, Colonel Robinson, Sir Robert Holt, Sir Edm. Pye: And they are to meet in the Speaker's Chamber, at Two of the Clock this Afternoon: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Piedment Protestants.

An ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords for confirming, explaining and enlarging an Act, intituled, An Act for the Levying of certain Monies, due upon the Collection for the Protestants of Piedmont, was this Day read the Second time: And no Exception taken to it;

Ordered, That this Bill be read again, the Third time, To-morrow Morning.

Bankrupts.

An ingrossed Bill sent from the Lords, intituled, An Act Declaratory concerning Bankrupts, was this Day read the First time.

Ordered, That this Act be read the Second time To-morrow Morning.

Answer to Address.

The Lord Bruce reports, That the King's Majesty having been attended, upon the Address directed to be made from this House to his Majesty, touching the charging and proportioning the Sixty thousand Pounds, designed for the suffering Officers, so as the Whole might be paid at Michaelmas, That his Majesty did express a great Readiness to comply with the Desires of this House, in This or any Thing that was in his Power, and his Occasions would permit: And, to that End, had sent, both to the Lord High Treasurer, and Chancellor of the Exchequer, to see whether the Things desired might be done: But it was found, that the Monies, upon the Eighteen Months Assessments, as to all other Counties saving those assigned for this Purpose, were already assigned for the Use of the Navy, and other publick Uses, that were of Necessity to be supplied: But that about Thirty thousand Pounds of this Money would come in about November; and, if it were possible, some Course should be taken for quickening the Payment of the rest.

Ordered, That this House will resume the Matter upon the Amendments to the Bill for distributing the Sixty thousand Pounds amongst the suffering Officers, that have faithfully served his Majesty, and his Royal Father, To-morrow Morning, the first publick Business.

Woollen Manufactures.

The House, according to the Order made Yesterday, did resume the Debate of the Matter upon the Report made from the Committee of Trade, touching the Woolen Manufacture: Which report was, That the House should be moved, that Liberty be given to all Merchants, to transport, and carry out of this Kingdom, any of the English Manufactures, made of Wool, to any Port or Place beyond the Seas, lying within the Limits and Bounds of the Merchant Adventurers Patent, until the Twenty-fifth of December next.

The Question being put, That the main Question, for agreeing with the Committee, shall be now put;

The House was divided.

The Noes went forth.

Mr. King, Tellers for the Yeas: 59.
Mr. Knight, With the Yeas,
Sir Tho. Bludworth, Tellers for the Noes: 61.
Sir Rich. Ford, With the Noes,

And so it passed in the Negative.

Resolved, That this House do proceed in the Debate of this Matter To-morrow at Ten of the Clock.

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