House of Commons Journal Volume 8
25 July 1663

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 25 July 1663', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 8: 1660-1667 (1802), pp. 532-533. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=26631 Date accessed: 31 July 2014.


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Sabbati, 25 die Julii, 15 Car. II di Regis.

Prayers.

Gaming.

AN ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, against deceitful, disorderly, and excessive Gaming, was read the Second time.

Resolved, That the said Bill be committed to Mr. Solicitor General, Sir Wm. Doyley, Mr. Coventry, Sir John Birkenhead, Lord Ancram, Sir Bain. Throckmorton, Sir Phillip Warwick, Sir Edm. Pooley, Lord George, Mr. Chowney, Mr. Henley, Mr. Steward, Sir Rich. Braham, Colonel Windham, Mr. Tayler, Lord St. John, Mr. Waller, Mr. Westphaling, Sir Lancelot Lake, Mr. Rigby, Mr. Wren, Colonel Leg, Sir Tho. Gower, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Cha. Harbord, Mr. Sandys, Mr. Daniell, Sir Wm. Tompson, Mr. Wandesford, Colonel Gilby, Mr. Clarke, Colonel Strangwayes, Sir Clifford Clifton, Mr. Crouch: And they are to meet in the Speaker's Chamber, at Two of the Clock this Afternoon: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Bedford Level.

A Message from the Lords, by Sir Mondeford Brampston and Sir Wm. Glascocke;

Mr. Speaker, The Lords have returned the Bill, intituled, An Act for the Settling the Draining of the Great Level of the Fens, called Bedford Level, with some Amendments, and Provisoes, to be made, and added to the Bill: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Arrears of Excise.

An additional Bill, ingrossed, for the Recovery of the Arrears of the Excise, was read.

The Question being put, That the Bill do pass;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went out.

Colonel Legg, Tellers for the Yeas: 61.
Mr. Newport, With the Yeas,
Sir Robert Holt, Tellers for the Noes: 51.
Colonel Strangwayes, With the Noes,

And so it was resolved in the Affirmative: And that the Title shall be, An * * * *.

And Sir Thomas Meres is to carry up the Bill to the Lords for their Concurrence.

Privilege.

Upon Information, That one Daniell Osborne had, by one * Horsnell, his Attorney, sued Sir Henry Widdrington, a Member of this House, to an Exigent, upon an Outlawry, during the Sitting of the Parliament;

Ordered, That the said Daniell Osborne, and * Horsnell, his Attorney, be sent for in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, or his Deputy; for their Breach of Privilege in suing Sir Henry Widdrington, a Member of this House, to an Exigent, upon an Outlawry, during the Sitting of the Parliament.

Ditto.

Upon Information, That one Samuell Tayler, and Mr. Stisted, his Attorney, had sued Sir Gilbert Gerrard, a Member of this House, on an Exigent, upon an Outlawry, during the Sitting of the Parliament.

Ordered, That the said Samuell Tayler, and Mr. Stisted, his Attorney, be sent for, in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, or his Deputy; for their Breach of Privilege, in suing Sir Gilbert Gerrard, a Member of this House, to an Exigent, upon an Outlawry, during the Sitting of the Parliament.

Advancement of Trade.

Amendments, sent from the Lords, to the Bill for Encouragement of Trade, were twice read; and, upon the Question, severally agreed to.

Two Provisoes, by way of Addition to the Bill, sent from the Lords, were thrice read; and, upon the Question, agreed to.

Ordered, That the Bill be amended, and Provisoes added, accordingly.

And that Sir Thomas Littleton do carry the Bill back to the Lords.

Sectaries, &c.

The House then resumed the Debate touching an Address to be made to his Majesty, to put the Laws against Recusants and Sectaries in Execution.

Resolved, That his Majesty be desired to issue out his Proclamation, for putting the Laws in Force against Popish Recusants, Sectaries, and Non-conformists, in effectual Execution.

And that this Desire be presented to his Majesty by the Speaker of this House.

Lords desire a Conference.

A Message from the Lords, by Sir Wm. Child and Sir Wm. Glascock:

Mr. Speaker, The Lords desire a present free Conference with this House, upon the Subject Matter of the last Conference, upon the additional Bill of the Excise.

Ordered, That this House doth agree to the free Conference.

The Messengers being called in, Mr. Speaker did acquaint them, That the House had agreed to a present free Conference in the Painted Chamber.

Conference desired with Lords.

Ordered, That Mr. Coventry do desire a Conference with the Lords, upon the Bill concerning the Post Office, and Wine Licences, being agreed to by the House.

And that Sir Tho. Meres, at the Conference, deliver the Bill to the Lords.

Bedford Level.

Amendments and Provisoes, sent from the Lords, to the Bill for settling the Draining the Great Level of the Fens, called Bedford Level, were thrice read; and, upon the Question, agreed to.

Resolved, That the Bill be amended, and the Provisoes agreed, be added.

And * * is to return the Bill to the Lords.

Exporting Horses.

Resolved, That it be humbly recommended to the King's Majesty, to give Leave for the Accommodation of the foreign Plantations with such Horses as their Occasions shall necessarily require.

And Sir Wm. Compton, and Mr. Henry Coventry, and Mr. Wm. Coventry, are desired to attend his Majesty with this Recommendation, from this House.

Deane Forest.

Resolved, That it be humbly recommended to the King's Majesty, to cake care for the Preservation and Increase of the Timber in the Forest of Deane: And that Sir John Wintour be secured, and satisfied what is due to him, according to his Agreement, made before the Committee of the Revenue, and their Votes agreed to by this House.

And Sir Wm. Compton, Sir John Talbott, and Mr. Wm. Coventry, are to attend his Majesty with this Recommendation.

Conference.

Serjeant Charlton reports from the Conference had with the Lords, upon the Bill of Excise, That the Lords had agreed with this House, in the Amendments made to the Lords Amendments.

Clergy Subsidies.

An ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, to confirm a Grant of Four Subsidies, given by the Clergy; and the Grant of the Clergy affixed to the Act; were read the First time.

The Bill was read the Second and Third time.

Resolved, That the said Bill be agreed to.

Gaming.

The House resolved itself into a Committee of the whole House, to take into Consideration the Bill against deceitful, and disorderly, and excessive, Gaming.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.

Serjeant Charleton took the Chair of the Committee.

Mr. Speaker re-assumed the Chair.

Bills from Lords, &c.

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

Mr. Speaker, The Lords have returned you Two Bills, with some Amendments and Alterations; the one intituled, An Act for granting Four intire Subsidies to his Majesty, by the Temporalty; the other intituled, An Act for Relief of such Persons as by Sickness, or other Impediment, were disabled from subscribing the Declaration in the Act of Uniformity; and Explanation of Part of the said Act: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The Additions and Amendments of the Lords to the said Bill of Subsidies, were read the First, Second, and Third time: and, upon the Question, agreed unto.

The Amendment of the Lords, to the said Bill for Relief of such Persons as, by Sickness, or other Impediment, were disabled from subscribing the Declaration in the Act of Uniformity; and Explanation of Part of this Act; were read the First and Second time.

The First Amendment, to the Second Skin, the First Line, was read the Third time.

The Question being put, To agree with the Lords in this Amendment;

It passed in the Negative.

The next Amendment, to the Fourteenth Line of the same Skin, was read the Third time:

The Question being put, To agree with the Lords in this Amendment;

It passed in the Negative.

The several Amendments to the Fifteenth, Sixteenth, Seventeenth, Twenty-fifth, Twenty-seventh, Forty-fourth, Forty-fifth, and Forty-sixth Lines of the same Skin, were read the Third time; and, upon the Question, severally agreed to.

A Proviso, by way of Addition to the Bill, after the Word "notwithstanding," in the Fiftieth Line of the same Skin, was read the Third time; and, upon the Question, agreed to.

An additional Clause, from the Lords, to be inserted at the End of the Bill, being in Paper, was read the Third time:

The Question being put, To agree with the Lords, That this additional Clause be made Part of the Bill;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went out.

Mr. Montague, Tellers for the Yeas: 30.
Sir Tho. Littleton, With the Yeas,
Sir John Cotton, Tellers for the Noes: 42.
Sir John Duncombe, With the Noes,

So it passed in the Negative.

Resolved, That a Conference be desired with the Lords, upon the Amendments to the Bill for Relief of such Persons as, by Sickness, or other Impediment, were disabled from subscribing the Declaration in the Act of Uniformity; and Explanation of Part of the said Act.

And Sir Job Charleton, Lord Fanshaw, Mr. Henry Coventry, Sir John Duncombe, Mr. Clifford, Colonel Kirkby, Colonel Strangwayes, and Sir John Birkenhead, are to manage this Conference: Who are also, upon the Conference, to take Notice, That the additional Clause, the Lords sent down, ought to have been in Parchment, and not in the Paper Amendments.

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

Bills from Lords.

Mr. Speaker, The Lords return you Two Bills; and one intituled, An additional Act for the better ordering and collecting the Revenue arising by Hearth Money; the other intituled, An Act for managing the Manufacture of making Linen Cloth and Tapestry: With some Amendments, and Provisoes: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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