House of Commons Journal Volume 8
11 July 1663

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 11 July 1663', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 8: 1660-1667 (1802), pp. 522-523. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=26620 Date accessed: 27 August 2014.


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Sabbati, 11 die Julii, 15° Car. IIdi.

Prayers.

Privilege.

UPON Information, That one Susan Dawsan, Widow, had caused Declarations, in Actions of Ejectment, to be, in the Name of Richard Goodwyn, delivered to Jacob Parsons and William Jeffery, Tenants to Reynold Graham Esquire, a Member of this House, to try the Title of certain Lands, lying in Chalke in the County of Kent, of which Mr. Graham is Owner, and in present Possession, by his said Tenants; in Breach of the Privilege of this House;

Ordered, That all further Proceedings in the Suit and Actions brought against Jacob Parsons and Wm. Jeffery, Tenants of Reynold Graham Esquire, a Member of this House, to try the Title of certain Lands lying in Chalke in the County of Kent, to which Mr. Graham makes Title, be stayed, during the Session of this present Parliament.

Linen and Tapestry.

Ordered, That Leave be given for the bringing in a Bill for setting up a Manufacture of making Linen and Tapestry.

Excise Collection.

Mr. Knight reports from the Committee to which the additional Bill for the better regulating and collecting the Duty of Excise was committed, several Amendments and Clauses, agreed by the Committee to be made, and added to the said Bill: Which he read, with the Coherence, in his Place; and after delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table.

The same Amendments and Clauses were read the First time.

The several Amendments, precedent to the Amendments to the Twenty-sixth Line of the First Folio, were read the Second time; and, upon the Question, agreed to.

The Amendment to the Six-and-twentieth Line of the First Folio were read the Second time.

Ordered, That the Word "Tenure" be left out of the Amendment.

Ordered, That the Blank be filled up with "Five Pounds."

Ordered, That the Penalty, as to the Workmen, be omitted.

Ordered, That the Amendment, with this Alteration, be agreed to.

The Amendment to the Ninth Line of the Second Folio was read the Second time:

The Question being put, That this Amendment be agreed to;

It passed in the Negative: And so the Bill stood as it was.

Ordered, That the Blank in the Bill be filled up with the Sum of Fifty Pounds to the King, and Fifty Pounds for the Informer.

Which was done accordingly.

The subsequent Amendments, until you come to the Amendment to the Seventh Line of the Third Folio, were read the Second time; and, upon the Question, severally agreed to.

The Amendment to the Seventh Line of the Third Folio was read the Second time.

Resolved, That these Words "and as often after as there shall be Occasion," be inserted, after "1663."

Which was done.

Resolved, That the Amendment, with this Alteration, be agreed to.

The rest of the Amendments following, till you come to the Amendment to the Fourteenth Line of the Sixth Folio, were read the Second time; and, on the Question, severally agreed to.

The Amendment to the Fourteenth Line of the Sixth Folio, being to leave out Two Clauses of the Bill, was read the Second time.

The Question being put, To agree with the Committee in leaving out the First of the Clauses;

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

The Question being put, To agree with the Committee, in leaving out the Second Clause, relating to the Brewing Vessels and Utensils, to be liable to the Duty of Excise;

It passed in the Negative: And so the Bill, in That, to stand as it was before.

The rest of the Amendments and Clauses to be made, and added to the Bill, until you come to the Clause, marked with Number II. were read the Second time; and, on the Question, agreed to.

The Clause, marked with Number II. was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That these Words, "or in the several proper Ridings and Divisions of Yorkshire and Lincolneshire," be inserted in this Clause.

Which was done.

And the Clause, with this Alteration, agreed to.

The next Clause was read the Second time.

Resolved, That these Words, "relating to the Excise," be inserted in this Cause.

Which was done.

Resolved, That these Words, "or Two or more of them," be inserted after "Justices."

Which was done.

Resolved, That the Clause, so amended, be agreed to.

The next Clause was read the Second time:

Resolved, That these Words, "or Appeals," be inserted, after the Word "Excise."

Which was done.

And the Clause, so amended, upon the Question, agreed to.

The last Clause was read the Second time:

Resolved, That, after the Word "Person," "giving Security for the same," be inserted.

Which was done.

Resolved, That the Clause, so amended, be agreed to.

Resolved, That these Words following be inserted in the * Line of the * Folio; viz. "But, in Case the First Judgment shall be affirmed, the Party appealing shall pay the like Costs to the Commissioner or Commissioners complained of.

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

Lord Mollineux Estate.

Ordered, That the Committee to which the Bill concerning the Lord Mollineux is committed, be revived; and do sit this Afternoon, at the Place formerly appointed.

Supply Bill.

Resolved, That the Report of the Amendments to the Bill of Subsidies be made, and be the first Business, on Monday Morning next.

Answer from Lords.

Sir Francis Goodricke reports from the Lords, That they had fully consented to the Order of this House, for an Address to his Majesty, for a Day of Humiliation; and declared, That they would send Two Members of their House to his Majesty, with the Address: Also that the Lords had declared, That they were sensible of what Importance the Two Bills, to prevent the Growth of Popery, and the Meetings of Non-conformists, were to receive Dispatch; and that the Bills had been once read; and they would proceed in them with what Speed the Importance of those Bills should require.

The House adjourns till Monday Morning next, at Eight of the Clock.