House of Commons Journal Volume 8
23 May 1663

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 23 May 1663', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 8: 1660-1667 (1802), pp. 491. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=26587 Date accessed: 24 November 2014.


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Die Sabbati, 23 Maii, 15 Car. IIdi.

Prayers.

Wells Key.

A BILL for the Repairing the Key of the Port of Wells in the County of Norfolke, was this Day read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be committed to Lord Richardson, Mr. Jay, Sir Lanc. Lake, Mr. Westsaling, Mr. Henley, Sir John Brampston, Sir Rich. Onslow, Mr. Knollys, Sir Rich. Francklyn, Mr. Street, Colonel Windham, Mr. Wren, Sir John Rouse, Sir Courtney Poole, Mr. Steward, Sir Ralph Hare, Mr. Cory, Mr. Gaudy, Colonel Robinson, Lord Fanshaw, Mr. Kent, Sir Wm. Doyley, Sir Hen. North, Mr. Yorke, Mr. Pepis, Mr. Hatton, Mr. Sprye, Mr. Knight, Mr. Hyde, Mr. Morice, Mr. John Vaughan, Sir Tho. Meres, Sir Edm. Peirse, Sir Anth. Irby, Mr. Hen. Seymour, Sir Cha. Harbord, Sir John Newton, and all the Members of this House that serve for the Counties of Norfolke and Suffolke: And they are to meet in the Speaker's Chamber, on Monday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Sectaries, &c.

A Bill to retain his Majesty's Subjects in their Obedience, and to provide Remedies against the unlawful Meeting of Sectaries, Non-conformists, and Dissenters from the Church, was this Day read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be committed to Mr. Attorney of the Duchy, Lord Bruce, Sir Hen. North, Colonel Phillips, Mr. Westsaling, Sir John Strode, Mr. John Vaughan, Mr. Waller, Lord Fanshaw, Lord Richardson, Mr. Yorke, Colonel Windham, Colonel Robinson, Colonel Strangwayes, Sir Job Charlton, Mr. Seymour, Sir Cha. Harbord, Sir Rich. Braham, Mr. Gaudy, Mr. Knollys, Sir Cliff. Clifton, Sir Tho. Gower, Sir John Brampston, Colonel Williams, Colonel John Robinson, Mr. Hyde, Mr. Chowne, Mr. Clifford, Sir Robert Holt, Mr. Waldgrave, Lord St. John, Sir John Duncombe, Sir Edm. Bowyer, Mr. Cory, Sir John Marley, Mr. Strangwayes, Sir Edm. Peirse, Mr. Hen. Coventry, Sir John Holland, Sir Hen. Newton, Sir Nich. Steward, Sir Wm. Tirringham, Sir Rich. Onslow, Sir Lanc. Lake, Sir Phill. Musgrave, Mr. Steward, Sir John Covert, Sir Bain. Throckmorton, Sir Wm. Fleetwood, Mr. Higgons, Sir Sol. Swale, Colonel Fretchvill, Mr. Crouch, Mr. Thurland, Mr. Pepis, Sir Edw. Walpoole, Mr. Knight, Sir John Birkinhead: And all the Members of this House, to whom it was formerly referred, to prepare and bring in the Bill, are appointed to be of the Committee: And all Members that shall come, are to have Voices thereat: And they are to meet on Monday at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Court of Wards: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Duke of York's Revenue.

A Bill to invest the Office of Post Master General, and the Office of Granting Wine Licences, in his Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke, was this Day read the First time.

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

Haverfordwest Election.

Serjeant Charlton reports from the Committee of Privileges and Elections, touching the Election for the Town and County of Haverfordwest, between Sir William Moreton and Mr. Isaac Lloyd, That the Committee were of Opinion, that the Burgesses and Inhabitants of Haverfordwest, and the Inhabitants which paid Scot and Lot, had Voices in the Election: And that the Committee, upon Examination of the whole Matter, were of Opinion, That Mr. Lloyd was not duly elected: And that the Opinion of the Committee was, That Sir William Moreton was duly elected.

A Petition was tendered, subscribed by several Persons, touching the Election for Haverfordwest.

The Question being put, That the Paper, under the Title of a Petition, be read;

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

And the Paper being read;

And the Question being put, To agree with the Committee, That Sir William Moreton was duly elected;

It passed in the Negative.

Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue out his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out a Writ, for Election of a Member for the Town and County of Haverfordwest.

Bedford Level.

The House then having, upon a Motion, entered into a Debate of the Vote of the House, touching Bedford Level;

Resolved, &c. That the Matter of the Debate, upon the Vote of the House, touching Bedford Level, be adjourned till Tuesday Morning next.

Ordered, That the Committee to which the Matter is committed, upon the Vote of the House, concerning Bedford Level, do sit on Monday next, in the Afternoon; to the end they may agree the Matter in Difference, if they can.

Preventing Popery, &c.

Ordered, That the Report, ready to be made, upon the Bill against the Growth and Increase of Popery, be made on Wednesday Morning next.

And then the House adjourned till Monday Morning next, Eight of the Clock.