House of Commons Journal Volume 8
21 February 1665

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 21 February 1665', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 8: 1660-1667 (1802), pp. 606-607. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=26727 Date accessed: 24 July 2014.


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Martis, 21 die Februarii, 17 Car.

Prayers.

Sutton Marsh.

MR. Steward reports from the Committee to which the Bill for settling Sutton Marsh on the Right Noble Charles Lord Duke of Richmond, Two Clauses: One for saving the Right of Tythes to Sutton, and other Towns; and another for saving the Right of the Lady Dacres: Which . . read, with the Coherence; and after delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: And the Clauses, being twice read, were, with the Addition of these Words, "with the Members thereof," in the Proviso touching the Town of Sutton, upon the Question, agreed to.

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill, with the Amendments, be ingrossed.

Bricks and Tiles.

Sir John Talbott reports from the Committee to which the Bill for the true making of Brick and Tile was committed, several Amendments agreed by the Committee to be made, and a Clause to be added, and Clauses left out of the Bill: Which he read, with the Coherence, in his Place; and after delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Which Amendments were twice read; and, upon the Question, severally agreed to.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill, with the Amendments agreed to, be ingrossed.

Ordered, That Leave be given for bringing in a Proviso to make the Act temporary.

Medway Navigation.

Mr. Milward reports from the Committee to which the Bill, sent from the Lords, for making navigable the River Medway in the County of Kent and Sussex, . . . . 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 at the Clerk's Table: Which were twice read; and, with the Addition of Sir John Rivers Baronet, to be a Commissioner for Kent, were, upon the Question, agreed.

Another Proviso, for an Appeal from the Commissioners to the Judges of the Assizes, was tendered; and twice read.

Resolved, &c. That these Words "or before the next ensuing Assizes to be holden for the same County," be added in the Proviso.

Which was done.

Resolved, &c. That the Proviso, so amended, be agreed to.

Bishop of Winton's Estate.

Sir Thomas Meres reports from the Committee to which the Bill, sent from the Lords, to enable the Bishop of Winton to convey One hundred Acres of Land to the Rector of Bishops Waltham, in lieu of all Tythes for Waltham Parks, was committed, some Amendments agreed by the Committee to be made to the Bill: Which were twice read; and, upon the Question, severally agreed to.

Ordered, That the Bill, with the Amendments agreed to, be read the Third time To-morrow Morning.

Excise.

A Bill to explain the Act touching the Excise was read the First time.

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

Uniting Churches.

Mr. Crouch reports from the Committee to which the Bill for uniting Churches in Cities, Towns Corporate, and Market Towns, was committed, some Amendments agreed by the Committee: Which he read, with the Coherence, in his Place; and after, delivered the same at the Clerk's Table: Which Amendments were twice read; and, upon the Question, severally agreed to.

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill; with the Amendments agreed to, be ingrossed.

Carr's Estate.

Ordered, That Sir John Newton have the Leave of this House to attend, and be examined before the Lords, in the Cause there depending, upon the Bill for settling the Estate of Sir Robert Carr Baronet.

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Deeping Fen.

A Message from the Lords, by Sir Wm. Child, and Sir Nathaniell Hobart;

Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent you down a Bill, intituled, An Act for draining of the Fen called Deeping Fen, and other Fens therein mentioned: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Juries.

Sir Robert Atkins reports from the Committee to which the Bill for regulating Juries was committed, some Amendments agreed by the Committee to be made to the Bill: Which he read, with the Coherence, in his Place; and, after delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table. And the Amendments were once read.

The First Amendment to the * Line of the * Folio was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That these Words, "in their own or heir Wives Right," be inserted in the Amendment.

The Question being . . ., That Lease Lands for Years do stand in the Amendment;

It passed in the Negative.

But some further Debate arising, in relation to the Miscarriages of Under-Sheriffs, and touching better Recompence to such as shall serve on Juries, and none but Freeholders to be admitted to serve as Jurors;

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be re-committed to the former Committee, or any Five of them: And the Committee are hereby revived; and to meet this Afternoon at Two of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.