House of Commons Journal Volume 8
22 July 1663

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 22 July 1663', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 8: 1660-1667 (1802), pp. 528-529. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=26628 Date accessed: 24 September 2014.


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Die Mercurii, 22 Julii, 15 Car. IIdi.

Prayers.

Ld. Biron's Estate.

AN ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, for supplying the Loss of certain Evidences in the Times of the late Troubles, belonging to the Estate of Richard Lord Biron, was read the Second time.

A Petition of Sir John Musters was also read.

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill, and Petition, be committed to Mr. Pryn, Sir Tho. Smith, Sir Charles Harbord, Colonel Reymes, Mr. Hatton, Mr. Westphaling, Sir Wm. Doyley, Sir Tho. Allan, Mr. Crouch, Mr. Coventry, Sir Robert Atkins, Sir John Rows, Mr. Pepis, Mr. Buller, Mr. Boscawen, Sir Phillip Warwicke, Mr. Heath, Sir John Birkenhead, Lord Richardson, Mr. Rigby, Mr. Dowdswell, Mr. Vaughan, Colonel Robinson, Mr. Sandys, Sir Wm. Fleetwood, Sir John Fredericke, Mr. Knowllys, Sir John Duncombe, Mr. Lowther, Mr. Trelawny, Sir Rich. Oateley, Colonel Trelawny, Mr. Crooke, Sir Edm. Bowyer, Colonel Legg, Mr. Graham, Mr. Wandesford, Mr. Mountague, Sir Robert Howard, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Sir John Cotton: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Two of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber; and to examine the Matter of the Petition of Sir John Musters; and to summon and hear all other Parties concerned: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Preachers thanked.

Ordered, That the Thanks of this House be returned to the Dean of Westminster, and unto Dr. Griffith, for the Sermons by them preached Yesterday before this House at St. Margarett's, Westminster: And Mr. Morrice is to return the Thanks of the House to the Dean, and Mr. Crouch to Dr. Griffith.

Leave of Absence.

Ordered, That Colonel Sandys have the Leave of this House to go beyond the Seas.

Lindsey Level.

Sir John Birkenhead reports from the Committee appointed to prepare and adapt certain Clauses to the Bill concerning Lindsey Level, That it being directed, That the same Judicature should be appointed for Lindsey Level that was for Hatfeild Level, the Committee found, That there is not yet any Judicature appointed for Hatfeild.

The Question being propounded, That the Debate of the Matter concerning Lindsey Level be adjourned till To-morrow at Ten of the Clock;

The Question being put, That this Question be now put;

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

The main Question being put, That the Debate of the Matter touching Lindsey Level be adjourned till To-morrow Morning at Ten of the Clock;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went out.

Sir Robert Howard, Tellers for the Yeas: 57.
Mr. Progers, With the Yeas,
Sir Charles Hussey, Tellers for the Noes: 58.
Mr. Seymour, With the Noes,

And so it passed in the Negative.

Resolved, That it be referred to the former Committee, to consider of a Judicature to be inserted in the Bill for Lindsey Level; and report it to the House To-morrow Morning: And the Committee is revived; and to meet this Afternoon at Two of the Clock, in the Place formerly appointed.

Hearth Money.

A Bill for the better ordering and collecting the Revenue arising by Hearth Money, was read the First time.

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

And the Bill was accordingly read the Second time.

Resolved, That the said Bill be committed to Sir Robert Howard, Mr. Hungerford, Sir Wm. Compton, Colonel Leg, Sir Robert Atkins, Sir Robert Holt, Mr. Coventry, Mr. Clifford, Mr. Heath, Colonel Gilby, Mr. Crooke, Sir Tho. Gowre, Colonel Birch, Colonel Reymes, Sir Phillip Warwicke, Mr. Rigby, Sir Bayn. Throckmorton, Sir John Birkenhead, Colonel Windham, Sir Tho. Ingram, Sir John Duncombe, Mr. Pryn, Sir Tho. Meres, Mr. Waller, Sir John Brampston, Mr. Yorke, Mr. Seymour, Sir John Rous, Sir Tho. Allan, Sir Clifford Clifton, Colonel Phillips, Mr. Whorwood, Sir Edm. Pooley, Sir John Fredericke, Lord Fitzharding, Sir Wm. Thompson, Mr. Strickland, Sir Charles Hussey, Sir Edm. Bowyer, Mr. Mountague, Mr. Jolly, Mr. John Vaughan, Sir Lanc. Lake, Sir Edm. Peirse, Mr. Westphaling, Sir Cha. Berkley, Sir Rich. Oatley, Lord St. John, Sir Theop. Biddolph, Mr. Bulteele: And all the Members of this House, that come to the Committee, are to have Voices: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Two of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Bills from Lords.

A Message from the Lords, by Sir Thomas Bird and Sir Wm. Glascocke;

Mr. Speaker, The Lords have returned you down the additional Bill for the better ordering the Forces of this Kingdom, with some Amendments: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House: And did also command us to acquaint you, That they had agreed to the Bill for regulating Vestries; and the Bill for the preventing the Selling of live fat Cattle by Butchers.

Deane Forest.

The Question being put, That the Bill for raising Wood and Timber, and improving his Majesty's Revenue in the Forest of Deane, be now read the Second time;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went out.

Sir John Talbott, Tellers for the Yeas: 90.
Mr. Harbord, With the Yeas,
Sir Tho. Strickland, Tellers for the Noes: 75.
Mr. Clifford, With the Noes,

And so it was resolved in the Affirmative: And the Bill was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be committed to the Committee of the Revenue, to which the Matter concerning Deane Forest was formerly committed, and who made their Report therein: And that Sir Henry Wood and Sir Wm. Hatten be added to the Committee: And the Committee are hereby revived: And they are to meet at Two of the Clock this Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber; and to summon and hear the Parties concerned; and Counsel for such as shall desire it: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records. And the Committee are to take care for Sir John Wintour's Security: And that Provision be made for the Creditors of Sir John Wintour, out of the Security which Sir John Wintour has for his Money.

Message from the King-Expediting Bills.

Mr. Secretary Bennett reports from his Majesty, That he had commanded him to acquaint this House, That, having appointed former Days for a Recess in the Parliament; and the same being disappointed, by reason some Bills of Importance were not ready; but this House having now given Dispatch to most of the Publick Bills which were depending; he had sent to the Lords to sit Forenoon and Afternoon, for expediting such Bills: And intended to be at the House of Lords on Monday next, to pass such Bills as were ready; and give a Recess to the Parliament.

Fitton's Petition.

Ordered, That the Petition of Mr. Fitton be read Tomorrow Morning at Ten of the Clock, when the House is full.

Militia.

Ordered, That the Amendments sent from the Lords, to the additional Bill for the better ordering the Forces of this Kingdom, be proceeded in To-morrow Morning.

Profaneness, &c.

Ordered, That the Committee to which the Bill against Licentiousness and Profaneness was committed, be revived; and do sit this Afternoon, at Two of the Clock, in the Place formerly appointed.

Soldiers to exercise Trades.

Ordered, That the Bill for Soldiers that have served his Majesty, to set up Trades, be read To-morrow Morning.

Denbigh Writ.

Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out a Writ for the Election of a Knight for the County of Denbigh, in the room of Sir Thomas Middleton, lately deceased.