House of Commons Journal Volume 8
2 December 1664

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 2 December 1664', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 8: 1660-1667 (1802), pp. 570-571. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=26679 Date accessed: 28 November 2014.


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Veneris, 2 December. 16° Car. IIdi.

Prayers.

HESTER Gore did, this Day, take the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy, before Mr. Speaker, at the Clerk's Table, in order to her Naturalization.

Privilege.

Upon Information, That one Symon Topham had arrested several Servants of the Lord St. John, upon Actions brought in the Name of Roger Beckwith Esquire, contrary to the Privilege of this House;

Ordered, That all further Proceedings upon the Arrests and Actions brought against Edward Elleston, and other the Servants and Tenants of the Lord St. John, at the Suit of Roger Beckwith Esquire, be staid, during the Session of this present Parliament: And that it be referred to the Committee of Privileges, to examine the Matter of Breach of Privilege objected against Symon Topham, in arresting the Servants of the Lord St. John; and report the Matter to the House.

Seaverne Navigation.

A Bill for Making of certain Rivers navigable into the River Seaverne, and from thence into the River Thames, was this Day read the First time.

Resolved, &c. That this Bill be read the Second time on Monday next.

Ditto.

Another Bill for making Rivers navigable into the River Seaverne, and from Seaverne into the Thames, and so to London, was also read the First time.

Resolved, &c. That this Bill be also read the Second time on Monday next.

Impressing Seamen.

Ordered, That it be referred to Sir John Knight, Sir Robert Atkyns, Colonel Reames, Sir Edw. Walpoole, Mr. John Vaughan, Mr. Pryn, Sir Hen. Peckham, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir John Holland, Sir John Norton, or any Three of them, to peruse the former Laws concerning the Impressing of Seamen; and to bring in a Bill for the more effectual impressing of Seamen, by inflicting Punishments on such as shall refuse to serve, or shall run away after they have received their Press-Money.

Salt Marshes.

A Bill settling certain Marsh-lands lying near the Sea, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be committed to Sir Edw. Walpoole, Sir John Norton, Sir Hen. Worsley, Sir Lanc. Lake, Sir John Covert, Sir Robert Long, Mr. John Vaughan, Sir John Holland, Sir Robert Atkyns, Sir Tho. Clifford, Sir Hum. Bennet, Sir Tho. Tompkins, Mr. Pryn, Sir Sol. Swale, Colonel Norton, Sir Hen. Peckham, Sir Fra. Goodrick, Sir Cha. Harbord, Colonel Strangwayes, Sir Tho. Mompesson, Mr. Wm. Mountague, Sir Wm. Doyley, Sir Tho. Dyke, Sir John Bennet, Sir Wm. Gawdy, Sir Anth. Irby, Colonel Windham, Sir Edm. Pooley, Sir John Goodrick, Sir Edw. Masters, Sir John Coriton, Mr. Pepis, Colonel Edw. Phillips, Colonel Tho. Robinson, Mr. Garway, Sir Wm. Killigrew, Sir Hen. North, Sir Ralph Backs, Mr. Evelyn, Sir Phil. Warwick, Sir Cliff. Clifton, Sir Rich. Franklyn: And all the Members of this House that shall come to the Committee are to have Voices: And they are to meet in the Exchequer Chamber, on Tuesday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records: And Mr. Solicitor General, and other his Majesty's Counsel, are to have Notice, that they may attend the Committee; and be heard in Defence of his Majesty's Right.

Leigh's Estate.

A Bill to enable Francis Leigh Esquire, to sell Lands, for Payment of Debts, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be committed to Sir Fra. Goodrick, Sir John Low, Sir John Coriton, Sir John Norton, Mr. Low, Sir Robert Atkyns, Sir Tho. Mompesson, Mr. Collins, Mr. Culleford, Sir Lanc. Lake, Mr. Henley, Sir Nich. Steward, Mr. Sprye, Mr. Morgan, Mr. Daniell, Sir Anth. Irby, Mr. Hugh Boscawen, Mr. Hoby, Sir Hen. Peckham, Sir John Holland, Sir Phil. Musgrave, Sir John Trot, Colonel Reames, Mr. Morice, Mr. Hungerford, Sir Cliff. Clifton, Sir Hen. Worsley, Sir John Barrington, Mr. Crouch, Sir Sol. Swale, Mr. Yorke, Mr. Speccot, Sir Tho. Higgons, Mr. Edw. Boscawen, Mr. Buller, Mr. Bainton; And all the Members of this House, that serve for the Counties of Southampton and Dorset: And they are to meet at Two of the Clock this Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber; and to summon and hear Mr. Harvey, and all other Persons concerned: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Astley's Estate.

A Bill for settling the Estate of Sir Jacob Astley was, this Day, read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be committed to Sir Edw. Walpoole, Sir John Holland, Sir Robert Atkyns, Colonel Windham, Sir John Goodrick, Sir Anth. Irby, Lord Richardson, Sir Tho. Wendy, Sir Hen. North, Mr. Pepis, Mr. Yorke, Sir Adrian Scroope, Sir Char. Harbord, Mr. Whorwood, Sir Lanc. Lake, Sir Wm. Gaudy, Sir Robert Paston, Sir Ralph Hare, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Edm. Peirse, Sir Hen. Newton, Lord Allington, Sir John Brampston, Sir Tho. Tompkins, Sir Rich. Oatley, Sir Tho. Allen, Sir Robert Barnham, and all the Members of this House that serve for the several Counties of Norffolke, Kent, and Warwicke: And they are to meet To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: and to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Loyal Officers.

Ordered, That these Members following be added to the Committee to which the Matter touching the Monies in Arrear to the loyal indigent Officers, was committed; viz. Sir John Coriton, Mr. Morice, Sir Hum. Bennet, Mr. Rigby, Sir John Goodrick, Sir Lanc. Lake, Mr. Pleydall, Mr. Walrond, Sir Rich. Everard, Colonel Reames, Sir Cliff. Clifton, Sir Phil. Musgrave: And that the said Committee be revived; and do sit on Monday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon: And that the Members of this House, that serve for the several Counties of Cornwall, Monmouth, Lacaster, and Rutland, to whom Letters were sent, touching the Money in Arrear, do attend the Committee, to give an Account thereof: And that the Committee be impowered to send for Persons, Papers, and Records: And they are also to take an Account of the Monies in Arrear, charged upon Offices.

Nat. Bill.

Ordered, That the Bill for Naturalization, be read the first Business To-morrow Morning.

Hallifax Poor.

Ordered, That the Bill for the Poor of Hallifax, be read To-morrow Morning.

Cornwall Rivers.

Ordered, That the Bill for making Rivers navigable in the County of Cornwall, be read To-morrow Morning.

Felt-makers.

Ordered, That the Bill for the Felt-makers be read To-morrow Morning.

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