House of Commons Journal Volume 8
4 February 1665

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 4 February 1665', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 8: 1660-1667 (1802), pp. 594. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=26713 Date accessed: 18 September 2014.


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Sabbati, 4 Februarii, 17 Car. IIdi.

Prayers.

Charles I's Creditors.

A PETITION of Thomas Carpenter, and others, Trustees, on the Behalf of themselves, and others, Creditors of King Charles the First, and Sir Allan Apsley, and Sir Sampson Darrell, was read.

Resolved, That the said Petition be committed to Sir John Birkenhead, Sir Tho. Higgons, Colonel Robinson, Mr. Milward, Sir Tho. Tompkins, Sir Wm. Lowther, Lord Cornebury, Sir Winston Churchill, Sir Wm. Doyley, Sir John Holland, Sir Allan Broderick, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Mr. Wren, Sir Rich. Edgcombe, Sir Edw. Hungerford, Sir Rich. Braham, Mr. Wm. Stroude, Sir Wm. Killigrew, Sir Solo. Swale, Sir John Coriton, Mr. Trelawny, Colonel Fra. Windham, Colonel Edm. Windham, Sir Allan Apsley, Sir Edm. Peirce, Sir John Lowther, Mr. Bulteele, Mr. Hide, Mr. Coventry, Sir Clifford Clifton, Mr. Pepis, Sir Rich. Oateley, Colonel Sandys, and all the Members of this House that serve for the County of York: And they are to meet at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber; and to examine, What Manors and Lands, besides those particularly mentioned in the Petition, were granted and conveyed by King Charles the First, for Satisfaction of the Debts due to the Creditors: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records; and to examine and report the Matter to the House, with their Opinions therein.

Medway Navigation;

A Message from the Lords, by Sir Nathaniell Hobart and Sir William Glascock;

Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent you down a Bill for making the River Medway navigable, in the Counties of Kent and Sussex: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Yarmouth Towns.

Mr. Crouch reports from the Committee, to which the Bill for settling the Differences between the Two Towns of Great and Little Yarmouth, touching the Lading and Unlading of Herrings, and other Commodities, was committed, That the Committee had examined and heard the Claim and Interest of both Towns; and, upon due and serious Considerations of the whole Matter, had, with some Amendments, agreed the Bill: Which Amendments he read, with the Coherence, in the Bill; and after, delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: And the Amendments were twice read; and upon the Question, severally agreed to.

The Question being put, That the Bill, with the Amendments agreed to, be ingrossed;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went out.

Sir Phillip Howard, Tellers for the Yeas: 81.
Sir John Holland, With the Yeas,
Sir Wm. Doyley, Tellers for the Noes: 80.
Mr. Coventry, With the Noes,

But Sir Robert Paston, a Member of the House, appearing to be somewhat concerned in point of Interest; and having presented the Bill, with his Petition thereto annexed; and being numbered with the Yeas;

And the Question thereupon arising, Whether, by the Orders of the House, he should not have withdrawn;

And Sir Robert, to avoid engaging the House in a Debate, freely offering to withdraw; and that no Advantage should be had by his being told with the Yeas;

And the Voices being then equal; Mr. Speaker declared himself to be with the Yeas:

And so it was resolved in the Affirmative, That the said Bill be ingrossed.