House of Commons Journal Volume 8
20 February 1665

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 20 February 1665', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 8: 1660-1667 (1802), pp. 605-606. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=26726 Date accessed: 22 August 2014.


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Lunæ, 20 die Februarii, 17 Car. IIdi.

Salt Marshes.

ORDERED, That Sir John Brampston do carry up the Bill for settling Marsh Lands deserted by, or gained from, the Sea, to the Lords.

Earl of Thanett's Estate.

An ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, for confirming a Deed of Settlement between the Earl of Thanett and his younger Brothers, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be committed to Sir Phillip Musgrave, Sir Tho. Clifford, Sir Rich. Ford, Sir Solo. Swale, Sir John Heath, Sir Tho. Higgons, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Cha. Harbord, Sir Lanc. Lake, Sir Hen. Capell, Sir Tho. Gower, Sir Edw. Seymour, Lord Newburgh, Mr. Fowell, Mr. Musgrave, Mr. Edw. Seymour, Mr. Westphaling, Colonel Gilby, Mr. Crouch, Mr. St. John, Sir Theo. Biddolph, Sir Cliff. Clifton, Sir Hen. Herbert, Sir Rich. Oateley, and all the Members of this House that serve for Sussex and Kent: And they are to meet this Afternoon, at Two of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Micklethwaite's Estate.

An ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, for confirming of an Act to enable Joseph Micklethwaite, an Infant, and his Trustees, to sell Lands, for Payment of his Father's Debts, was read a Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be read a Third time To-morrow Morning.

Duchy of Lancaster Affidavits.

An ingrossed Bill for impowering the Chancellor of the Duchy to grant Commissions for taking Affidavits in the Duchy Liberty, was read.

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill do pass: And that the Title shall be, An Act for impowering the Chancellor of the Duchy to grant Commissions for taking Affidavits in the Duchy Liberty.

Regulating the Press.

An ingrossed Bill for Continuance of a former Act for regulating the Press, 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 regulating the Press.

Abbott's Anne Manor.

An ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, to enable the Lord Henry Pawlett, George Withers, and John Mompesson, to sell the Manor of Abbott's Anne, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be committed to Sir Tho. Higgons, Sir Solo. Swale, Lord Ancram, Sir Cliff Clifton, Sir Tho. Tompkins, Sir Tho. Osborne, Sir Tho. Allen, Sir Lanc. Lake, Sir John Talbott, Sir Tho. Wendy, Sir Jeff. Shakerley, Sir Geo. Ryve, Sir Tho. Strickland, Sir Cæsar Colclough, Sir Tho. Clifford, Sir Jo. Rous, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Wm. Doyley, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir Fra. Goodrick, Sir Robert Brooke, Sir Wm. Killigrew, Lord St. John, Mr. Pepis, Colonel Phillips, Major General Egerton, Mr. Onslow, Colonel Grey, Mr. Scawen, Colonel Leg, Mr. Cornewallis, Mr. Collins, Colonel Gilby, Sir Hen. Capell, Sir Jo. Norton, Mr. Hide, Sir John Bennett, Sir Tho. Meeres, Sir Rich. Oateley, Sir John Birkenhead, Mr. Crouch, Mr. Westphaling, Colonel Kirkby, Mr. Sandys: And all the Members of this House that serve for the Counties of Southampton and Wilts: And they are to meet at Two of the Clock this Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Restoring Stanley.

An ingrossed Bill, for restoring Sir Cha. Stanley in Blood, was read.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill do pass: And that the Title shall be, An Act for restoring Sir Charles Stanley in Blood.

Juries.

A Bill for regulating of Juries, was read a Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be committed to the same Committee to which the general Bill for regulating the Law was formerly committed: And that the Committee be revived; and do meet this Afternoon at Two of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.

Leave to attend Lords.

Ordered, That Colonel Legg and Colonel Williams have the Leave of this House to attend, and be examined as Witnesses before the Lords, in the Cause there depending, touching the Estate of Sir Robert Car Baronet: And that Mr. Solicitor General and Mr. Milward have Leave to attend the Lords as Counsel in that Cause.

Courts of Equity.

A Bill for regulating some Proceedings in Courts of Equity, was read the First time.

Ordered, That this Bill be read the Second time Tomorrow Morning.

Bridlington Pier.

Sir Francis Goodrick reports from the Committee to which the Bill for repairing and maintaining of Bridlington Pier, was committed, some Amendments agreed to be made, and Provisoes to be added, to the Bill: Which he read, with the Coherence, in his Place; and after delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table.

The Amendments and Provisoes were twice read; and, with the Addition of the Word "continue," and the Words "to the full Value," in the last Proviso, were, upon the Question, 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 Tho. Gower, Tellers for the Yeas: 67.
Sir Fra. Goodrick, With the Yeas,
Sir Wm. Thompson, Tellers for the Noes: 115.
Sir Rich. Ford, With the Noes,

And so it passed in the Negative.

Message from the King a Recess.

Mr. Secretary Morrice informs the House, That he had Command from his Majesty to acquaint them, that his Majesty conceived it would be as agreeable to the Inclination of the House, as it is suitable to his Occasions, that there should be a speedy Recess: And that therefore his Majesty had resolved, that the House should rise; and that there should be a Recess positively on To-morrow-sevennight.

Interest on Loans.

A Bill for permitting such Persons, as shall lend Money to supply his Majesty's Occasions, to take above Six Pounds per Cent. Interest, was read the Second time.

The Question being put, That the Bill be committed;

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

The Question being put, That the House do resolve into a Committee of the whole House, in order to the Debate of the Bill;

It passed in the Negative.

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be committed to Mr. Vice Chamberlain, Lord Castleton, Mr. Jo. Ashburnham, Lord Fitzharding, Sir Jo. Knight, Sir James Thyn, Secretary Morrice, Sir Tho. Strickland, Sir Phillip Warwick, Sir Tho. Clifford, Sir Solo. Swale, Sir Rich. Ford, Sir Rich. Temple, Sir Robert Howard, Sir Jo. Duncombe, Sir Winst. Churchill, Sir Jo. Talbott, Sir Phill. Musgrave, Sir Jo. Charleton, Sir Mau. Berkley, Sir Tho. Gower, Sir John Goodrick, Sir John Birkenhead, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Edm. Pooley, Sir Lanc. Lake, Sir Nic. Cary, Sir Robert Barneham, Sir Hen. North, Colonel Fretchvile, Mr. Vaughan, Colonel Legg, Mr. Coventry, Mr. Progers, Colonel Windham, Mr. Seymour, Colonel Birch, Colonel Reames, Mr. Wm. Ashburneham, Mr. Wren, Mr. Milward, Mr. Steward, Colonel Williams, Mr. Bulteele, Mr. Trevor, Colonel Sandys, Mr. Westphaling, Colonel Windham, Colonel Phillips, Sir Wm. Killigrew, Sir Allan Broderick, Sir John Lowther, Sir Tho. Tompkins, Sir John Napper, Sir Rich. Oately, Sir Peter Killigrew: And all the Members of this House, that shall come to the Committee, are to have Voices: And they are to meet Tomorrow, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Earl of Thanett's Estate.

Sir Solomon Swale reports from the Committee to which the Bill for confirming a Deed of Settlement between the Earl of Thanett and his younger Brothers was committed, That they had carefully perused the Bill, and found no Cause to make any Amendments thereto: And delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table.

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be read the Third time To-morrow Morning.

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