House of Commons Journal Volume 8
13 March 1663

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 13 March 1663', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 8: 1660-1667 (1802), pp. 449-450. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=26540 Date accessed: 25 July 2014.


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Veneris, 13 Martii, 15 Car. IIdi.

Prayers.

Poor Relief.

A BILL for the Explaining and Enlarging an Act made in the Three-and-fortieth Year of Queen Elizabeth, for Relief of the Poor, was this Day read the First time.

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be read the Second time on Monday next.

Hackney Coachmen.

A Petition of divers distressed Hackney Coachmen, and Widows of Coachmen, in and about the Cities of London and Westminster, and Bills of Mortality, was this Day read.

Resolved, &c. That the said Petition be committed to Mr. Hungerford, Sir Cha. Harbord, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Tho. Littleton, Sir Lanc. Lake, Sir Hen. Newton, Sir John Denham, Mr. Morice, Sir John Duncombe, Sir Tho. Gower, Mr. Reames, Sir Tho. Allen, Sir John Goodrick, Sir Rich. Braham, Sir John Birkinhead, Sir Rich. Everard, Mr. Seymour, Mr. Clifford, Mr. Daniell, Sir Roger Bradshaigh, Sir Phil. Warwick, Lord Richardson, Sir John Morton, Mr. Birch, Mr. Churchill, Mr. Musgrave: And they are to meet this Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber, at Two of the Clock: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records: And to examine the Matter of the Petition; and to make Report of it to the House.

Loyalist Officers Widows.

Ordered, That the Petition of several Commission Officers Widows, whose Husbands were slain in the Service of his Majesty, and his Royal Father, be read To-morrow Morning.

Seignior's Estate.

A Bill for Sale of Part of the Lands of Richard and Anthony Seignior, in the County of Derby, was this Day read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be committed to Colonel Fretchvile, Sir Bain. Throckmorton, Sir Wm. Lowther, Mr. Knight, Sir Rich. Oatley, Sir John Duncombe, Sir Tho. Gower, Sir Hen. North, Mr. Hungerford, Sir Cha. Harbord, Mr. Allestry, Sir John Talbot, Colonel Whitley, Mr. Aldworth, Sir Robert Holt, Mr. Price, Sir Tho. Tomkins, Sir Tho. Littleton, Mr. Westfaling, Sir Phil. Musgrave, Mr. Coventry, Mr. Higgons, Sir Tho. Meres, Mr. Clifford, Sir Adrian Scroope, Mr. Crouch, Sir John Cary, Mr. Roger Vaughan, Mr. Scudamore, Sir Sol. Swale, Mr. Morice, Sir Edw. Moseley, and all the Members of this House that serve for the Counties of Derby and Stafford: 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.

Silk-dying.

A Bill to prevent the Abuses in Silk-dying, was this Day read the First time.

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be rejected.

Ordered, That the particular Committee appointed to prevent Incroachments in Trade, do consider of the present Debate touching the Abuses in the heavy Dying of Silk: And are to receive such Proposals as shall be made for Remedy thereof; and report the Matter, and their Opinion thereupon, to the House.

Martial Law.

A Bill to enlarge the Power of the Law Martial, in his Majesty's Fleet, was this Day read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be committed to Mr. Coventry, Sir Geo. Cartwright, Sir Wm. Compton, Sir John Duncombe, Mr. Birch, Sir John Goodrick, Sir Cha. Harbord, Mr. Treasurer, Mr. Newport, Sir Robert Atkyns, Colonel Fretchvile, Mr. Clifford, Sir Tho. Gower, Mr. Westfaling, Mr. Vaughan, Sir Edw. Walpoole, Mr. Garway, Sir Rowland Berkley, Mr. Pryn, Mr. Scot, Mr. Knight, Mr. Mountague, Colonel Strangwayes, Mr. Chetwyn, Lord Vaughan, Sir John Birkinhead, Dr. Burwell, Sir Edm. Peirce, Mr. Jones, Mr. Finch, Sir Bain. Throckmorton, Sir Hen. North, Sir Rich. Oatley, Lord Fanshaw, Mr. Spencer, Serjeant Charlton, Sir John Newton, Mr. Higgons, Mr. Roger Vaughan, Sir John Talbot, Colonel Progers, Serjeant Maynard, Sir Tho. Bludworth, Mr. Trelawney, Mr. Ernley, Sir Wm. Lewis: 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, and Records.

Swearing Members.

Ordered, That Mr. Solicitor General, Serjeant Charlton, Mr. Mountague, Sir Rich. Temple, Serjeant Maynard, Sir Robert Atkyns, Mr. Vaughan, or any Three of them, do withdraw, and peruse the Commission for swearing the Members of this House; and report, whether the same be still in Force.

Serjeant Maynard report from the said Committee, That they had perused the said Commission: And that they were of Opinion, that the same was in being.

Lessees for Lives.

A Bill to make the Lessee prove the Lives in Being, was this Day read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be committed to Mr. Crouch, Sir Edm. Peirce, Sir Rich. Temple, Mr. Mountague, Sir Robert Atkyns, Mr. Solicitor General, Serjeant Charlton, Sir Cha. Harbord, Sir John Goodrick, Sir Hen. North, Mr. Pryn, Colonel Strangwayes, Mr. Westfaling, Mr. Hungerford, Mr. Higgons, Mr. Scowen, Mr. Boscowen, Mr. Trelawney, Sir Clifford Clifton, Lord St. John, Sir John Talbot, Mr. Seymour, Sir Tho. Tomkins, Mr. Dowdswell, Mr. Whorwood, Sir Hen. Capell, Sir John Covert, Sir Lanc. Lake, Colonel Windham, Dr. Burwell, Sir Tho. Meres, Mr. Vaughan, Sir Edw. Walpoole, Sir Wm. Lowther, Mr. Chetwyn, Sir Tho. Gower, Sir Wm. Strode, Sir Anth. Cope, Sir Tho. Lee, Mr. Clifford, Sir Courtney Poole, Sir John Birkinhead, Sir Tho. Strickland, Mr. Strangwayes, Sir Rich. Oatley, Mr. Birch, Mr. Barnaby, Mr. Daniell, Sir Wm. Lewis, Mr. Elliot, Sir Sol. Swale, Sir John Newton: And they are to meet on Monday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Guest's Charities.

Ordered, That Sir John Newton, Mr. Talbot, Mr. Morgan, Mr. Musgrave, Colonel Robinson, Colonel Whitley, Mr. Barnaby, Sir Metcalfe Robinson, be added to the Committee to whom the Bill for settling the charitable Uses of John Guest is committed.

Hemp and Flax.

Ordered, That the Bill for sowing Hemp and Flax be read the First time To-morrow Morning.

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