House of Commons Journal Volume 8
30 June 1663

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 30 June 1663', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 8: 1660-1667 (1802), pp. 513-514. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=26610 Date accessed: 27 November 2014.


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Die Martis, 30 Junii, 15° Car. IIdi.

Prayers.

MICHAELL Vandermarsh did, this Day, take the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy, in order to his being naturalized.

Offices in London.

A Bill concerning the Grants of Offices in London, was read the Second time.

The Question being put, That the Bill be committed;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went out.

Sir Thomas Tompkins, Tellers for the Yeas: 49.
Sir John Birkinhead, With the Yeas,
Sir William Tompson, Tellers for the Noes: 45.
Mr. Jones, With the Noes,

And so it was resolved in the Affirmative, That the Bill be committed to Mr. Cory, Sir John Birkenhead, Mr. George, Lord Fanshaw, Sir Tho. Gowre, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Norton Knatchbold, Mr. Crouch, Sir Francis Goodricke, Mr. Milward, Sir Wm. Fleetwood, Sir Tho. Tompkins, Mr. Pepis, Sir Hen. Worseley, Mr. Moore, Mr. Rigby, Sir John Shaw, Sir Tho. Littleton, Mr. Street, Mr. Westphaling, Mr. Evelyn, Sir Rich. Browne, Mr. Garraway, Mr. Yorke, Lord Bruce, Sir Wm. Moreton, Sir Edm. Peirse, Mr. Turgis, Sir George Downing, Mr. Morrice, Sir Thomas Allan, Sir Hump. Winch, Sir John Holland, Mr. Daniell, Sir Solo. Swale, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir Wm. Thompson, Sir Rich. Oateley, Sir Theop. Biddulph, Mr. Knight, Mr. Clifford, Mr. Tayler, Sir Henry Bennett, Sir Wm. Smith, Mr. Waring, Sir James Smith, Mr. Whorwood, Mr. Sandys, Mr. Jones, Sir Richard Everard, Mr. Vaughan: And they are to meet in the Speaker's Chamber, To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon; and to summon and hear the Parties concerned: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Hackney Coachmen.

Ordered, That the Committee to which the Matter touching the Hackney Coachmen was committed, be revived; and do sit To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, at the Place formerly appointed.

Committees.

Ordered, That all Committees which are discontinued be revived; and do sit To-morrow in the Afternoon at Two of the Clock, in the several Places formerly appointed.

Privilege

Upon Information given to the House, on the Behalf of Sir Richard Oateley, That Robert Madox had caused Actions to be brought, in Ejectment, against the said Sir Richard Oateley, and his Tenants, to try the Title of certain Lands in the County of Salop, to which the said Sir Richard makes Claim; in Breach of the Privilege of this House;

Ordered, That all further Proceedings at Law against Sir Richard Oateley, and his Tenants, by Robert Maddox, or his Agents, be stayed during the Session of this present Parliament.

Howard's Estate.

Mr. Milward reports from the Committee to which the Bill for confirming a Sale of Lands, made by Sir Robert Howard, was committed, That the Committee had carefully perused the Bill; and heard all Parties concerned; and had agreed some Amendments to be made to the Bill: Which he read, with the Coherence, in his Place; and after, delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table.

And the Amendments being twice read; and, upon the Question, severally agreed to;

Resolved, &c. That these Words, "at Four Pounds per Centum," be inserted in the Bill, instead of the Words "as the Law shall allow."

Which was done accordingly.

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

Regulating the Press.

Ordered, That the Committee appointed to inspect the Act for regulating the Press, be revived; and do sit To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Place formerly appointed.

Supply Bill.

Ordered, That the House will sit this Afternoon, for the Reading of the Bill of Subsidies the Second time; and will, To-morrow Morning, resolve into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed in the further Consideration of the said Bill.

Sectaries, &c.

The ingrossed Bill to prevent the Meeting of Sectaries, Un-conformists, and Dissenters from the Church of England, was read.

A Proviso was tendered, on the Behalf of such as were aiding and assisting to the Duke of Albermarle, and Earl of Sandwich, in restoring his Majesty; and read.

The Question being put, That the Proviso be read the Second time;

It passed in the Negative.

Another Proviso, on the Behalf of such as do frequent the Service at the Church, and receive the Sacrament thrice every Year, was read.

The Question being put, That the Proviso be read the Second time;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went out.

Sir Robert Holt, Tellers for the Yeas: 89.
Mr. Birch, With the Yeas,
Colonel Strangwayes, Tellers for the Noes: 94.
Mr. Strickland, With the Noes,

And so it passed in the Negative.

A Proviso was tendered to be added to the Bill, for prosecuting for Offences against the Act by a Time.

And some Amendments being made thereto; and, upon the Question, agreed;

Resolved, &c. That the Proviso be made Part of the Bill.

Another Proviso was tendered; and once read.

The Question being put, That the Proviso be read the Second time;

It passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, That these Words, "and being met, under Pretence of any Exercise of Religion, in other Manner than is allowed by the Liturgy of the Church of England," be added in the Bill, after the Word "Family;"

Sectaries, &c.

Which was done; and the Words thrice read; and agreed to;

Ordered, That the Word "effectual" be inserted, instead of "sharp."

Which was done; and thrice read; and agreed to.

Ordered, That the Word "be" be inserted, instead of "or."

Which was done; and thrice read; and agreed to.

Another Proviso, on the Behalf of Foreign Churches, was twice read.

The Question being put, That this Proviso be read the Third time;

It passed in the Negative.

Resolved, That these Words, "in pursuance of such Military Commission," be added, after the Word "*," in the Bill.

Which was done; and thrice read; and agreed to.

Another Proviso was tendered, on the Behalf of such as should conform by a Time, was read thrice.

The Question being put, That these Words, "the Service to his Master only excepted," be added in the Proviso;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went out.

Sir Wm. Gawdy, Tellers for the Yeas: 91.
Sir Tho. Mecres, With the Yeas,
Sir John Talbott, Tellers for the Noes: 66.
Colonel Kirkby, With the Noes,

And so it was resolved in the Affirmative:

And the Words thrice read; and agreed to.

The Question being put, That this Proviso, so amended, be made Part of the Bill;

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Resolved, That the Clause, beginning with the Word "*," and ending with the Word "*," be struck out of the Bill.

Which was done accordingly.

Resolved, That the Clause, beginning with the Word "*," and ending with the Word "*," be struck out of the Bill.

Which was done accordingly.

A Proviso for making the Bill Temporary was thrice read.

Resolved, That the said Proviso be made Part of the Bill.

A Clause was tendered, for Supply of vacant Livings.

The Question being put, That the Proviso be read;

It passed in the Negative.

Another Proviso, against transporting Persons without Licence from the King, or his Privy Council, was tendered.

The Question being put, That the Proviso be read;

It passed in the Negative.

Another Proviso, on the Behalf of such as are upon or beyond the Seas, was thrice read.

Resolved, That the said Proviso be made Part of the Bill.

Ordered, That "September" be inserted, instead of "August," in such Places of the Bill as is now.

Which was done; and thrice read; and agreed to.

Ordered, That these Words, "or which he or they respectively, are hereby impowered to administer," be inserted in the Bill.

Which was done; and thrice read; and agreed to.

Ordered, That these Words, "which said Oaths and Subscription the Justice of Peace is hereby impowered to administer and receive," be inserted into the Bill.

Which was done; and thrice read; and agreed to.

Ordered, That these Words, "that I am heartily sorry for the Offence whereof I stand convicted," be inserted in the Bill; and the particular Clause be omitted.

Which was done; and the Words thrice read; and agreed to.

The Question being put, That the Bill do pass;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went out.

Mr. Cotton, Tellers for the Yeas: 125.
Mr. Newton, With the Yeas,
Sir Tho. Littleton, Tellers for the Noes: 61.
Sir John Talbott, With the Noes,

And so it was resolved in the Affirmative.

Resolved, &c. That the Title shall be, An Act to prevent the unlawful Meetings of Sectaries, Non-conformists, and Dissenters from the Church of England.

And the Lord Fanshaw is to carry up the said Bill to the Lords.

The House adjourns till To-morrow Morning, Eight of the Clock.