House of Commons Journal Volume 8
9 March 1663

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 9 March 1663', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 8: 1660-1667 (1802), pp. 446-447. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=26536 Date accessed: 01 September 2014.


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Lunæ, 9 Martii, 15 Car.

Prayers.

Vermuyden's Estate.

A BILL for settling and confirming certain Lands and Grounds drained and purchased by Sir Cornelius Vermuyden, and his Participants, lying in the Counties of Yorke, Lincolne, and Nottingham, to and upon the Drainers and Purchasers thereof, their Heirs and Assigns, was this Day read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be committed to Sir Cha. Harbord, Sir Wm. Lowther, Mr. Crouch, Mr. Giles Hungerford, Mr. Clifford, Sir Edm. Pye, Sir Ralph Hare, Lord Fanshaw, Sir Tho. Lee, Colonel Windham, Sir Rich, Francklyn, Mr. Wm. Harbord, Mr. Vaughan, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Colonel Gilby, Sir Tho. Tompkins, Sir Geo. Hungerford, Sir Edm. Bowyer, Sir Wm. Hickman, Sir Cha. Hussey, Sir Edw. Walpoole, Sir John Shaw, Mr. Seymour, Mr. Westfaling, Lord Herbert of Ragl', Sir Tho. Allen, Colonel Wanklyn, Sir Tho. Meres, Colonel Phillips, Sir Fra. Clarke, Mr. Potter, Mr. Barnham, Colonel Kirkby, Lord Gorges, Sir Rich. Temple, Sir Rich. Lloyd, Sir Tho. Dolman, Sir Robert Atkyns, Sir Roger Bradshaigh, Sir Phil. Musgrave, Sir Robert Bolles, Mr. Edw. Phillips, Colonel Robert Phillips, Sir Robert Howard, Mr. Chichley, Earl of Newburgh, Mr. Milward, Sir John Birkinhead, Colonel Whitley, Sir Rich. Braham, Mr. Bold, Sir Solomon Swale; and all the Members of this House that serve for the Counties of Yorke, Lincolne, and Nottingham: And all the Members of this House that shall come to the Committee, are to have Voices thereat: And they are to meet in the Exchequer Chamber, To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon; and to summon and hear all Persons concerned; and to give them timely Notice to come in: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Calamy's Case.

Sir Thomas Meres reports from the Committee to whom the Case concerning the Commitment of Mr. Calamy, upon the Act of Uniformity, was referred, That the Committee had carefully perused the Act; and also the Certificate of the Lord Bishop of London to the Lord Mayor of London; and the Warrant of the Lord Mayor thereupon by which Mr. Calamy was committed; and also the Warrants by which he was released: And that, upon strict Examination of the whole Matter of Fact concerning the late Commitment of Mr. Edmund Calamy, by the Right honourable the Lord Mayor of the City of London; and upon mature Consideration of the late Act for Uniformity, &c. upon the Points relating to the said Commitment;

It was Resolved, That the Committee did find, that Mr. Edmund Calamy was not released for any Defect in the Act of Uniformity, &c.: And that the Committee did not find any Defect in the said Act.

Resolved, &c. Nemine contradicente, That this House doth agree in Opinion with the said Committee, That Mr. Calamy was not released for any Defect in the Act of Uniformity: And that they do not find any Defect in the said Act, upon the Points relating to the said Commitment.

Preserving Woods, &c.

A Bill for the Punishing of unlawful Cutters and Spoilers of Wood and Underwoods, and Destroyers of young Timber Trees, was this Day read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be committed to Sir Edm. Bowyer, Sir Cha. Harbord, Sir Rich. Onslow, Sir John Rouse, Sir Hen. North, Lord Gorges, Lord St. John, Colonel Windham, Mr. Jones, Sir Lanc. Lake, Lord Fanshaw, Sir Tho. Lee, Sir Robert Brooke, Mr. Scudamore, Sir Hugh Windham, Colonel Gilby, Sir Cha. Berkley, Sir Roger Bradshaigh, Sir John Covert, Sir Solomon Swale, Sir John Duncombe, Sir Hen. Newton, Sir Tho. Tompkins, Sir Tho. Meres, Sir John Goodrick, Colonel Reames, Sir Tho. Gower, Lord Spencer, Mr. Higgons, Mr. Rich. Croke, Sir Rich. Temple, Mr. Croke, Mr. Oldfeild, Sir Wm. Haward, Sir Edm. Peirce, Mr. Ernley, Sir Tho. Proby, Mr. Chichley, Mr. James, Sir Tho. Mompesson, Sir Ralph Hare, Sir Phil. Musgrave, Mr. Moore, Sir Geo. Downing, Mr. Whorwood, Mr. Onslow, Mr. Turgis, Mr. Aldworth: And they are to meet To-morrow, in the Speaker's Chamber, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon: And also to take Consideration of such as do cut and steal Corn: And to make Provision for the same, in this Bill: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Bedford Level.

Ordered, That the Bill, this Day brought into the House, concerning the Great Level of the Fens, called Bedford Level, be read To-morrow Morning.

Mersey, &c. Navigation.

A Bill for making navigable the Rivers of Mersey and Weever, with the Rivulets running into the same, lying in the Counties Palatine of Chester and Lancaster, was this Day read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be committed to Sir Roger Bradshaigh, Sir John Birkinhead, Sir Cha. Harbord, Sir Bain. Throckmorton, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Sir Tho. Allen, Lord Herbert, Sir Chichester Wray, Sir Tho. Tomkins, Mr. Knight, Sir Hen. North, Sir John Holland, Sir Cha. Berkley senior, Mr. Gaudy, Sir Clifford Clifton, Lord St. John, Sir Tho. Lee, Lord Ancram, Sir Edw. Massey, Lord Gorges, Mr. Westfaling, Sir Tho. Gower, Sir Edw. Walpoole, Lord Fanshaw, Mr. Vaughan, Mr. Seymour, Sir Rich. Oatley, Mr. Cornwallis, Lord Buckhurst, Sir John Shaw, Sir Tho. Lee, Mr. Vicechamberlain, Sir Rich. Browne, Sir Wm. Lewis, Sir Hen. Newton, Mr. Strickland, Sir Rich. Braham, Sir Wm. Compton, Sir Cha. Berkley junior, Sir Edm. Peirce, Major General Egerton, Mr. How, Sir Anth, Cope, Mr. Jolly, Sir Hen. Felton, Sir Cicill Wyche, Sir John Goodrick, Sir Tho. Fanshaw, Mr. Devereux, Sir Solomon Swale, Serjeant Charlton, Lord Falkland, Lord Cornbury, Colonel Leg, Sir Tho. Meres, Mr. Ernley, Sir John Shaw, Mr. Higgons, Sir Tho. Smith, Sir Robert Long, and all the Members of this House that serve for the Counties Palatine of Chester and Lancaster: And they are to meet in the Exchequer Chamber, To morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Guest's Charities.

A Bill for the settling several Charitable Gifts of John Guest, was this Day read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That this Bill be committed to Sir Roger Bradshaigh, Sir Wm. Lowther, Mr. Crouch, Mr. Westfaling, Sir Rich. Oatley, Sir Solomon Swale, Mr. Knight, Sir Cha. Harbord, Sir Wm. Tompson, Sir Adrian Scroope, Sir Tho. Allen, Mr. Seymour, Sir Ralph Hare, Sir Anth. Cope, Lord Falkland, Mr. Secretary Bennet, Sir Edm. Peirce, Sir Tho. Tomkins, Sir Wm. Compton, Sir John Shaw, Lord Herbert, Mr. Croke, Mr. Harbord, Mr. Thomas, Mr. Sandys, Sir Clifford Clifton, Sir Phil. Warwick, Mr. Solicitor General, Mr. Birch, Mr. Hungerford, and all the Members of this House that serve for the County of Lancaster: And they are to meet in the Speaker's Chamber, on Wednesday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Seigniors' Estate.

A Bill to make Sale of some of the Lands of Richard and Anthony Seigniors, deceased, for Payment of some of their Debts, was this Day read the First time.

Resolved, &c. That this Bill be read the Second time, on Wednesday next.

Church Lands.

Ordered, That Sir Charles Harbord have Leave to bring in a Bill to take away the Power of making concurrent Leases, by Bishops and Churchmen.

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