House of Commons Journal Volume 8
20 February 1663

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 20 February 1663', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 8: 1660-1667 (1802), pp. 438. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=26526 Date accessed: 24 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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Veneris, 20 die Februarii, 15 Car. IIdi.

Prayers.

Privilege.

ORDERED, That it be referred to the Committee of Privileges and Elections, to examine the Breach of Privilege alleged by Sir Richard Onslow, to be committed by one Mr. Lucy, and Mr. Dixy Long his Attorney, Mr. Elsy his Solicitor, Mr. Skipwith, and Mr. Awborne the Under Sheriff, by turning the said Sir Richard Onslow out of Possession of certain Lands (without Notice given) at such Time as he ought to have had Privilege of Parliament: And the Committee is to send for the said Mr. Lucy, Mr. Long, Mr. Elsy, Mr. Skipwith, and Mr. Awborne, and other Persons concerned; and such Papers and Records as they shall find necessary; and report the Matter of Fact to the House.

Goldsmiths Wares.

A Bill for the preventing the Stealing of Plate, Jewels, and Goldsmiths Wares; and also for the Reformation of sundry Inconveniences in the Goldsmiths Trade; was this Day read the First time.

Resolved, That this Bill be read the Second time on Monday Morning next.

Abuses in Elections.

A Bill for future Redress and Prevention of sundry Abuses in Elections and Returns of Members to serve in Parliament, was this Day read the First time.

Ordered, That this Bill be read the Second time on This-day-sevennight.

Transporting Felons.

A Bill for Transporting of Felons and Rogues into Foreign Plantations, was this Day read the First time.

Ordered, That this Bill be read again, the Second time, on Monday next; which Time is appointed for reading another Bill against Rogues and Vagabonds.

Common Lands.

A Bill for the better Regulating and Ordering of Common Fields, was this Day read the First time.

Resolved, That this Bill be read the Second time on Monday next.

Calamay's Case.

Upon Motion made by Order of the Committee to whom Mr. Calamy's Business was referred, That they doubted whether they could send for his Sermon, and the Bishop of London's Certificate made in his Case, by reason that the usual Order for sending for Persons, Papers, and Records, was Yesterday omitted;

Resolved, That the said Committee have Power to send for such Persons, Papers, and Records, as they shall judge fit.

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