House of Commons Journal Volume 8
15 December 1664

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 15 December 1664', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 8: 1660-1667 (1802), pp. 577-578. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=26690 Date accessed: 21 October 2014.


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Jovis, 15 Decembris, 16 Car. IIdi.

Prayers.

Isle of Axholme.

ORDERED, That the Committee, to which the Bill concerning the Isle of Axholme was committed, be revived; and do sit this Afternoon at Two of the Clock, in the Place formerly appointed: And that Colonel Robinson, Lord Newburgh, Sir Allan Apsley, and Mr. Wm. Sandys, be added to the Committee.

Damage Cleere.

Ordered, That the Committee, to which the Bill for taking away Damage Cleere was committed, be revived: And that Colonel Trelawny be added to the Committee: And that the Committee do sit To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Place formerly appointed.

Bristoll Navigation.

Ordered, That Mr. Steward be added to the Committee to which the Bill for making Rivers navigable between London and Bristoll, was committed.

Merchant Adventurers.

A Bill for Relief of the Governor, Assistants, and Fellowship, of Merchant Adventurers of England, was read.

The Question being put, That the Question for reading the Bill a Second time be put;

The House was divided.

The Noes went out.

Sir Rich. Ford, Tellers for the Noes: 86.
Sir Tho. Littleton, With the Noes,
Sir Tho. Clifford, Tellers for the Yeas: 88.
Mr. Seymour, With the Yeas,

The main Question being put, That the Bill for Relief of the Company of Merchant Adventurers be read a Second time;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went out.

Sir Tho. Clifford, Tellers for the Noes: 119.
Mr. Seymour, With the Noes,
Sir Rich. Ford, Tellers for the Yeas: 71.
Sir Tho. Littleton, With the Yeas,

And so it passed in the Negative.

Hallage.

Ordered, That the Committee to which the Bill for regulating Hallage was committed, be revived; and do sit this Afternoon at Three of the Clock, in the Place formerly appointed.

County Assessments.

The House then resumed the further Debate touching the raising the Twenty-five hundred thousand Pounds Supply for his Majesty.

Resolved, &c. That the Sum of Forty thousand Pounds shall be applied towards the Relief of such Counties as are over-rated by the Medium.

The Question being put, Whether the County of Berkes shall have any Part of the Forty thousand Pounds;

It passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, Whether the County of Bedford shall have any Part of the Forty thousand Pounds Relief;

It passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, That the City of Bristoll have a Part of the Forty thousand Pounds;

It passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, That the County of Bucks shall have any Part of the Forty thousand Pounds;

It passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, That the County of Cambridge, and Isle of Ely, shall have any Part of the Forty thousand Pounds;

It passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, Whether Cheshire, and the City of Chester, shall have any Part of the Forty thousand Pounds;

It passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, That the County of Cornewall shall have Part of the Forty thousand Pounds Relief for the Counties over-rated;

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

The Question being put, That the Counties of Cumberland and Westmorland shall have Part of the Forty thousand Pounds;

It passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, That the County of Derby shall have any Part of the Forty thousand Pounds;

It passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, That the County of Devon, and City of Exeter, shall have Part of the Forty thousand Pounds;

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

The Question being put, Whether the County of Duresme shall have any Part of the Forty thousand Pounds;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went out.

Sir Fra. Goodrick, Tellers for the Yeas: 124.
Dr. Burwell, With the Yeas,
Sir Tho. Higgons, Tellers for the Noes: 84.
Colonel Williams, With the Noes,

And so it was resolved in the Affirmative.

The Question being put, That the County of Dorsett and Poole shall have Part of the Forty thousand Pounds;

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

The Question being put, That the County of Essex shall have any Part of the Forty thousand Pounds;

It passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, That the County and City of Gloucester shall have any Part of the Forty thousand Pounds;

It passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, That the County of Southampton, Town of Southampton, and Isle of Wight, shall have any Part of the Forty thousand Pounds;

It passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, That the County of Huntington shall have any Part of the Forty thousand Pounds;

It passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, That the County of Hartford shall have any Part of the Forty thousand Pounds;

It passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, That the County of Hereford shall have any Part of the Forty thousand Pounds;

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

County Assessments.

The Question being put, Whether the County of Kent, and City of Canterbury, shall have any Part of the Forty thousand Pounds;

It passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, That the County of Lancaster shall have any Part of the Forty thousand Pounds;

It passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, That the County of Leicester shall have any Part of the Forty thousand Pounds;

It passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, That the County of Lincolne with Lincolne City, shall have any Part of the Forty thousand Pounds;

It passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, That the City of London shall have Part of the Forty thousand Pounds;

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

The Question being put, That the City of Westminster and County of Middlesex, shall have any Part of the Forty thousand Pounds;

It passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, That the County of Monmouth shall have any Part of the Forty thousand Pounds;

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

The Question being put, That the County of Norfolke, and City of Norwich, shall have any Part of the Forty thousand Pounds;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went out.

Sir John Holland, Tellers for the Yeas: 71.
Sir Wm. Doyley, With the Yeas,
Sir Courtney Poole, Tellers for the Noes: 105.
Sir Fra. Goodricke, With the Noes,

And so it passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, That the County of Northumberland, and the Towns of Newcastle and Berwicke, shall have any Part of the Forty thousand Pounds;

It passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, That the County of Northampton shall have any Part of the Forty thousand Pounds;

It passed in the Negative.

Resolved, That the several Counties in North Wales and South Wales be postponed.

The Question being put, That the County of Nottingham shall partake in the Forty thousand Pounds;

It passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, That the County of Oxford shall have any Part of the Forty thousand Pounds;

It passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, That the County of Rutland shall have any Part of the Forty thousand Pounds;

It passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, That the County of Salop shall have any Part of the Forty thousand Pounds;

It passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, That the County of Stafford shall have any Part of the Forty thousand Pounds;

It passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, That the County of Suffolke shall have any Part of the Forty thousand Pounds;

It passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, That the County of Somersett shall have any Part of the Forty thousand Pounds;

It passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, That the County of Surrey, and Borough of Southwarke, shall have any Part of the Forty thousand Pounds;

It passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, That the County of Sussex shall have any Part of the Forty thousand Pounds;

It passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, That the County of Warwick and City of Coventry, shall have any Part of the Forty thousand Pounds;

It passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, That the County of Wilts shall have any Part of the Forty thousand Pounds;

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

The Question being put, That the County of Worcester shall have any Part of the Forty thousand Pounds;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went out.

Colonel Sandys, Tellers for the Yeas: 89.
Mr. Street, With the Yeas,
Colonel Windham, Tellers for the Noes: 65.
Sir Jo. Knight, With the Noes,

And so it was resolved in the Affirmative.

The Question being put, That the County of Yorke, with Yorke City, and the Town of Hull, shall have any Part of the Forty thousand Pounds;

It passed in the Negative.

Resolved, &c. That it be referred to Mr. Solicitor General, forthwith to prepare and bring in a Bill for raising the Five-and-twenty hundred thousand Pounds.

Resolved, &c. That it be referred to the Committee, that brought in the Medium of Rates, to consider in what Proportion the Forty thousand Pounds shall be distributed to the Counties over-rated; viz. Cornewall, Devon, Duresme, Dorsett, Hereford, London, Monmouth, Wilts, and Worcester; and to report the same to the House: And that Mr. Solicitor General be added to the Committee: And the Committee is hereby revived: And to sit To-morrow Morning at Eight of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Committees.

Ordered, That all Committees which were to sit this Afternoon, be revived; and do sit To-morrow at Two of the Clock, in the Places formerly appointed.