House of Commons Journal Volume 8
30 May 1663

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 30 May 1663', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 8: 1660-1667 (1802), pp. 494-495. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=26591 Date accessed: 19 September 2014.


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Die Sabbati, 30 Maii, 15 Regis Car. IIdi.

Prayers.

Preacher thanked.

ORDERED, That the Thanks of this House be returned to Mr. Dean Creyton, for the Sermon by him preached Yesterday before this House: And Sir John Birkinhead and Colonel Windham are to return him the Thanks of the House.

Howard's Estate.

Ordered, That these Members following be added to the Committee to which the Bill to confirm a Sale of Lands made by Sir Robert Howard is committed; viz. Lord Bruce, Sir George Ryve; Mr. Clifford, Mr. Knowles, Sir Tho. Gowre, Mr. Henry Coventry, Sir Anthony Cope.

Mersey; &c. Navigation.

Ordered, That these Members following be added to the Committee to which the Bill for making navigable of the Rivers of Mersey and Weaver was committed; viz. Sir Christopher Musgrave, Colonel Robinson, Mr. Westphaling, Colonel Windham, Sir Ed. Moseley.

Committees added.

Ordered, That these Members following be added to the Committee to which the Petition of Jacob Momma, &c. touching the Brass Manufacture, was committed; Lord Ancram, Mr. Price, Mr. Cornewall, Sir Rich. Everard, Mr. Barnaby, Sir Roger Bradshaigh.

Carnarvon Sessions.

Sir Thomas Littleton reports from the Committee to which the Bill for keeping and holding the great Sessions, and of the General Quarter Sessions of the Peace for the County of Carnarvon, in the said County, for ever, was committed, several Amendments to the Bill: Which he read, with the Coherence; and delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Which Amendments were twice read; and, upon the Question, severally agreed to.

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill, with the Amendments agreed to, be ingrossed.

Wells Key.

Mr. Steward reports from the Committee to which the Bill for the repairing the Key of Wells in the County of Norfolk was committed, several Amendments to the Bill: Which he read, with the Coherence; and delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Which Amendments were twice read: and, upon the Question, severally agreed to.

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill, with the Amendments agreed to, be ingrossed.

Leave of Absence.

Ordered, That Sir Richard Oately and Mr. Whorwood have the Leave of this House to go into the Country.

Bp. of Winchester's Leasing.

A Bill to enable George Lord Bishop of Winchester to lease out the Tenements now built upon the Site of his Mansion House, in the Parish of St. Saviour's in Southwarke, in the County of Surry; and the Two Parks, and other Demesnes, at Bishops Waltham; and other Lands in the County of Southampton; was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be committed to Mr. Thurland, Sir Rich. Onslow, Sir Nicholas Steward, Sir Tho. Tompkins, Mr. John Vaughan, Mr. Coventry, Mr. Collins, Lord Bruce, Mr. Wren, Sir John Norton, Sir Edmund Peirse, Sir Bayn. Throckmorton, Lord Richardson, Mr. Kent, Mr. Daniell, Sir Francis Vincent, Colonel Strangewayes, Colonel Bisshop, Sir John Duncombe, Mr. Hide, Sir Tho. Meres, Mr. Bultecle, Colonel Robert Phillips, Colonel Windham, Sir Edmond Bowyer, Sir Tho. Doleman, Sir Tho. Littleton, Mr. Trevor, Lord Cornebury, Sir Charles Harbord, Sir FrancisGoodricke, Sir Allen Apsley, Serjeant Maynard, Mr. Knight, Sir Edward Littleton, Mr. Steward, Sir Tho. Allen, Mr. William Sandys, Mr. Crouch, Dr. Burwell, Sir Henry North, Mr. Culleford, Mr. Goddard, Mr. Streete, Sir Solomon Swale, Mr. Clifford, Mr. Gilby, Sir John Brampston, Mr. Yorke, Sir Roger Bradshaigh, Mr. Dennis, Sir Rich. Oatley, Mr. Finch, Mr. Milward, and all the Members of this House that serve for the Counties of Southampton and Surrey: And they are to meet on Tuesday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Poor Relief.

Sir Thomas Meeres reports from the Committee which was appointed to inspect the Act for the Relief of the Poor of this Kingdom, That the Committee had perused the Act; and, finding the same defective in some Particulars, had agreed an additional Bill for explaining and supplying the Act for Relief of the Poor: Which he delivered in at the Clerk's Table.

Ordered, That the said Bill for explaining and supplying the Act for the Relief of the Poor of this Kingdom, be read on Monday Morning next.

Advancement of Trade.

Sir George Downing reports from the Committee to which it was referred to prepare and bring in a Clause upon the Votes of the House passed, on Wednesday last, upon Debate of the Amendment to the Fourteenth Line of the Seventh Folio of the Bill for Advance of Trade; the one, for limiting the Time for Liberty of importing Cattle of the Breed of Ireland to the First of July; and the other, for limiting the Time for Liberty of importing Cattle of the Breed of Scotland to the Twenty-fourth of August; That the Committee had accordingly prepared a Clause: Which he read, with the Coherence, in his Place; and after, delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Which, being twice read, was, upon the Question, agreed to.

The House then proceeded to read the rest of the Amendments brought in to the Bill for the Advance of Trade.

And the Amendment to the Seventh Line of the Ninth Folio was read the Second time; and, on the Question, agreed to.

The Amendments to the Fifteenth Line of the Seventh Folio was read the Second time; and was as followeth; viz. * * * *.

Some Debate arising upon this Amendment;

Resolved, &c. That it be re-committed to the former Committee, upon the present Debates of the House, touching the Manner of . . . . People, and Conviction of Offenders; and for making the Bill temporary, as to the Clause in Debate concerning Cattle and Sheep: And the Committee are also impowered to bring in a Clause for Supply of Foreign Plantations with Horses and Coals: And the Committee have hereby Leave given them, to consider of an Imposition to be laid on Foreign Fish, or of a Prohibition against buying such Fish; and to bring in a Clause in this Bill, if they have Time; or else to prepare a new Bill, as they shall find necessary, for the Purpose before mentioned: And the said Committee are to consider of the Time of the Year after which the Imposition shall be laid upon Sheep; and to consider of the Time when this Act shall begin to take place, as to the Imposition both upon great Cattle and Sheep.

Selling live Cattle.

A Bill for preventing the Selling of live fat Cattle by Butchers, was read the First time.

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

Militia.

The House did then resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed upon the additional Bill for the better ordering the Forces in the several Counties of this Kingdom.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.

Mr. Milward took the Chair of the Committee.

Mr. Speaker again took the Chair.

Mr. Milward reports from the Committee, That the Committee had made some further Progress in the said Bill; and desired, that the House would again resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, on Wednesday next, at Ten of the Clock, to resume the Debate upon the said Bill.

Resolved, &c. That the House will, on Wednesday Morning at Ten of the Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to resume the Debate upon the said Bill.

Privilege.

The House being informed, That the Persons who were ordered to be taken into Custody, for making a forcibly Entry into the House of Sir Wm. Smith, a Member of this House, in Breach of the Privilege of this House, did keep the Door of the said House locked up against the Deputy of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, that he could not execute the Order of this House upon the said Parties.

Ordered, That the Debate thereof be adjourned till Monday Morning next.

Excise.

Ordered, That Sir Thomas Meeres make his Report of the Bill concerning the Excise, on Monday Morning next.

Ld. Strangford's Estate.

Ordered, That Mr. Milward, Sir Francis Goodrick, and all the Members of this House that are of the Long Robe, be added to the Committee to whom the Lord Strangford's Bill is committed.

Leave of Absence.

Ordered, That Colonel Bisshop have the Leave of the House to go into the Country.

Chimney Money.

Ordered, That no Committee do sit this Afternoon, but the Committee for the King's Majesty's Revenue, for inspecting the Returns of Chimney Money.

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