House of Commons Journal Volume 8
8 February 1665

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 8 February 1665', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 8: 1660-1667 (1802), pp. 596-597. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=26716 Date accessed: 23 November 2014.


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Mercurii, 8 Februarii, 17 Car. IIdi.

Prayers.

Hertfordshire Roads.

AN ingrossed Bill for Continuance of a former Act, for repairing the Highways within the County of Hertford, was read.

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill do pass: And that the Title shall be, An Act for Continuance of a former Act, for repairing the Highways within the County of Hertford.

Comes', &c. Nat.

An ingrossed Bill for Naturalizing of Dederic alias Richard Comes, and others, was read.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill do pass: And that the Title shall be, An Act for Naturalizing of Dederic alias Richard Comes, and others.

Medway Navigation.

An ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, for making the River Medway navigable, in the Counties of Kent and Sussex, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be committed to Mr. Milward, Sir Edw. Masters, Mr. Pryn, Sir Tho. Dyke, Sir Tho. Tomkins, Sir Geo. Courtop, Sir Lanc. Lake, Sir John Mounson, Colonel Reames, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Tho. Clifford, Mr. Rigby, Colonel Robinson, Colonel Gilby, Colonel Phillips, Mr. Steward, Mr. Tho. Jones, Sir Tho. Strickland, Colonel Sandys, Sir John Chichester, Sir Wm. Terringham, Sir Geo. Reeve, Sir Rich. Francklyn, Sir Tho. Meres, Mr. Yorke, Dr. Burwell, Sir Robert Holt, Colonel Whitley, Sir Fra. Goodrick, Mr. Bulteele, Mr. Seymour, Mr. Thurbane, Mr. Cornwallis, Mr. Onslow, Sir Tho. Allen, Sir Fra. Clerke, Mr. Wm. Sandys, Sir Cliff. Clifton, Sir Wm. Doyley, Sir Adam. Browne, Mr. Geo. Clerke, Sir Cha. Harbord, Sir Rich. Lloyd, Sir Geo. Sonds, Sir John Heath, Mr. Goreing, Sir John Duncombe, Colonel Leg, Mr. Cornwallis, Mr. Packer, Mr. Westphaling, Sir Winston Churchill, Mr. Phillips, Sir John Coryton, Sir Roger Bradshaigh, Colonel Kirkby, Mr. Street, Sir Tho. Littleton, Mr. Law. Hyde, Sir Tho. Dolman, Sir Hum. Bennett, Mr. Pepis, and all the Members of this House that serve for the several Counties of Kent, Sussex, and Surrey: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Two of the Clock, in the Exchequer Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records: And to take care for the Preservation of the Houses, Orchards, and Gardens of such Persons as shall be concerned: And to limit a Time for the Undertakers to effect the Work, or else others to be appointed for the doing of it.

Navigable Rivers.

Another Bill, sent from the Lords, for making several Rivers navigable, or otherwise passable, with Boats, Barges, or Lighters, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be committed to Sir John Coryton, Sir Cha. Harbord, Colonel Robinson, Colonel Birch, Mr. Pepis, Sir Edw. Masters, Sir John Goodrick, Colonel Gilby, Sir Lanc. Lake, Sir Wm. Gawdy, Mr. Steward, Sir John Norton, Mr. Croke, Sir Fra. Goodrick, Mr. Bold, Colonel Reames, Sir Hum. Winch, Mr. Dalmahoy, Colonel Norton, Sir Fra. Clarke, Mr. Chetwyn, Mr. Wm. Sandys, Sir Edm. Pooley, Sir John Heath, Colonel Sandys, Colonel Phillips, Sir Tho. Gower, Sir Tho. Wendy, Sir Edw. Harley, Sir John Knight, Sir Clifford Clifton, Sir Wm. Fleetwood, Mr. Onslow, Sir John Trot, Mr. Morice, Sir Tho. Clifford, Mr. Jones, Mr. Mr. Westphaling, Sir Tho. Clifford, Mr. Jones, Mr. Rigby, Mr. Progers, Sir Phil. Musgrave, Sir John Napier, Mr. Price, Sir Tho. Tomkins, Mr. Cornwall, and all the Members that serve for the several Counties of Southampton, Bedford, Bucks, Surrey, and Kent: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Two of the Clock, in the Star Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records: And to take care for the Preservation of the Houses, Orchards, and Gardens of such Persons as shall be concerned: And to limit a Time for the Undertakers to effect the Work; or else others to be appointed for the doing of it.

Lord Loughborough's Navigation.

Ordered, That the Bill to enable the Lord Loughborough to make the River navigable from Bristow Causey to the River of Thames, be read To-morrow Morning.

Costs in Actions.

A Bill concerning Costs in trivial and vexatious Actions was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That this Bill be committed to the same Committee to which the General Bill for regulating the Law was formerly committed, from whom the Bill was brought in.

Arrest of Judgment.

A Bill to prevent the Arresting of Judgment, and Superseding of Execution, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That this Bill be committed to the same Committee to which the General Bill for regulating the Law was formerly committed, from whom the Bill was brought in.

Bridlington Pier.

A Bill for the Repairing and Maintaining of Bridlington Pier in the County of Yorke, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That this Bill be committed to Mr. John Vaughan, Sir John Goodrick, Sir Tho. Gower, Sir Solo. Swale, Sir Fra. Goodrick, Colonel Gilby, Sir Fra. Anderson, Sir Cha. Harbord, Sir Hugh Bethell, Sir Tho. Higgons, Sir John Duncombe, Colonel Sandys, Mr. Waller, Sir Edw. Moseley, Sir Cliff. Clifton, Mr. Pepis, Sir Edw. Master, Colonel Robinson, Sir Anth. Irby, Mr. Prideaux, Sir Metcalfe Robinson, Sir John Birkinhead, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Robert Holt, Sir Lanc. Lake, Dr. Burwell, Sir Hen. Widdrington, Mr. Steward, Sir Phil. Musgrave, Mr. Warton, Sir Tho. Meres, Mr. Coventry, Sir John Lowther, Sir Tho. Tomkins, Mr. Westphaling, Sir Wm. Strode, Sir Tho. Strickland, Sir John Mounson, Mr. Morice, Mr. Greenvile, Sir Tho. Hebblethwait, and all the Members of this House that serve for the County of Yorke: And all that shall come to have Voices: And they are to meet in the Speaker's Chamber, To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records: And to examine whether there were any Lands anciently chargeable towards the Repair of the Pier; and the Value of them; and whether the Profits of the Lands have been applied towards this Use; or whether the Land hath been aliened; and by what Means; and how far forth the Lands, if they can be made liable, will be sufficient for repairing and maintaining the Pier.

Wood and Coals Assize.

Ordered, That these Members following be added to the Committee to which the Matter was referred, to examine the Abuses in the Buying and Selling of Coal, Wood, and other Fuel; viz. Mr. Vaughan, Mr. Waller, Sir Tho. Meres, Sir Lanc. Lake, Mr. Turgis, Sir Rich. Ford, Mr. Coventry, Colonel Birch, Mr. Boscawen, Sir Theo. Biddolph, Sir Tho. Higgons, Sir Tho. Clifford, and all the Members that serve for the Cities of London and Westminster, and the Counties of Middlesex and Surrey: And it is recommended to them, or any Three of them, to treat with the Lord Mayor, and to examine the Grievances, by the Retailers, in enhancing the Prices of Coals; and such Expedients as shall be offered for Redress thereof; and report their Opinions therein to the House.

Carr's Estate.

Ordered, That Robert Thirkill, Servant to Sir Robert Carr Baronet, do, on Friday next, attend the Committee to which the Bill for settling the Estate of the said Sir Robert Carr was committed, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber; and to give his further Attendance as the Committee shall appoint.

Committee of Privileges.

Ordered, That Sir John Frederick, Mr. Wynne, and Mr. Purcell, be added to the Committee of Privileges and Elections.

Charles I's Creditors.

Ordered, That these Members following be added to the Committee to which the 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, is committed; viz. Sir Roger Bradshaigh, Dr. Ryshton, Mr. Chetwyn, Mr. Cornwall, Mr. Rigby, Mr. Westfaling, Mr. Purcell, Mr. Price.