House of Commons Journal Volume 8
9 July 1663


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'House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 9 July 1663', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 8: 1660-1667 (1802), pp. 520. URL: Date accessed: 17 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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Jovis, 9 Julii, 15° Regis Car. IIdi.


Bp. of Winchester's Leasing.

MR. Milward reports from the Committee to which the ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, to enable the 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 Surrey; and the Two Parks, and other Demesnes, at Bishops Waltham, and other Lands in the County of Southampton; was committed, That the Committee had carefully perused the Bill, and heard all Parties concerned; and found the Bill very just, and for the Advantage of the Successors of the Lord Bishop; and did not find any Error or Defect in the penning the Bill; and had returned the Bill without any Amendment.

The Question being put, That the Bill be now read;

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

The Bill was read the Third time.

A Petition of Wm. Levett Esquire was read.

A Proviso on the Behalf of Mr. Levet was read.

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

It passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, That the Bill do pass;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went out.

Sir Tho. Meres, Tellers for the Yeas: 144.
Mr. Wm. Sandys, With the Yeas,
Sir Sol. Swale, Tellers for the Noes: 68.
Sir Tho. Tompkins, With the Noes,

And so it was resolved in the Affirmative.

The Question being put, To agree to the Title of the Bill;

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

The Question being put, That Mr. Levet be recommended to the Lord Bishop of Winchester, to have a new Lease made him, for the Remainder of the Term unexpired in his former Lease;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went out.

Sir Bain. Throckmorton, Tellers for the Yeas: 81.
Colonel Windham, With the Yeas,
Sir Fra. Goodrick, Tellers for the Noes: 110.
Mr. Sandis, With the Noes,

And so it passed in the Negative.


Ordered, That all Committees that were discontinued by the Sitting of the House in the Afternoon, be revived; and do sit this Afternoon at Two of the Clock, in the Places formerly appointed.

Poor Relief.

Ordered, That the Committee to whom it was referred to bring in a Bill concerning the Poor, be added to the Committee to whom that Bill is committed.

Interposition to prevent a Quarrel.

Mr. Russell did this Day engage to the House, not to receive, send, or prosecute, any Challenge, from, to, or with, the Earl of Sunderland.

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