House of Commons Journal Volume 8
27 February 1665

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 27 February 1665', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 8: 1660-1667 (1802), pp. 610. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=26732 Date accessed: 18 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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Lunæ, 27 die Februarii, 17 Car. IIdi.

Excise.

AN ingrossed Bill for the better ordering and collecting the Duty of Excise, was read.

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill do pass: And that the Title shall be, An additional Act for the better ordering and collecting the Duty of Excise.

And Sir Thomas Meres is to carry up the Bill to the Lords.

Deeping Fen.

Sir Anthony Irby reports from the Committee to which the Bill for draining the Fen called Deeping Fen, and other Fens therein mentioned, was committed, several Amendments agreed to be made, and a Proviso 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: And the Amendments and Proviso, were twice read; and, upon the Question, with some Additions made at the Table, severally agreed to.

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

Abott'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 in the County of Southampton, was read the Third time.

And the Word "other," the Words "any Estate," and these Words, "by Way of Limitation, and not as Lessee," being agreed to be added, by way of Amendment, in several Places in the Bill;

A Proviso was also tendered on the Behalf of Mr. Foylo; and once read.

The Question being put, That the Proviso be read a Second time;

It passed in the Negative.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill, with the Amendments agreed to, do pass: And that the Title be agreed to.

And Sir Thomas Meres is to carry up the Bill to the Lords.

Bills from Lords.

A Message from the Lords, by Sir Wm. Child and Sir Thomas Estcourt;

Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent you down Two Bills: The one, intituled, An Act for Repealing of Part of the Act of Parliament, intituled, An Act directing the Prosecution of such as are accountable for Prize Goods; and the other, intituled, An Act for enabling the Earl of Mulgrave and Sir Hugh Cholmley to make Leases to the King: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Carr's Estate.

The Amendments, Clauses, and Provisoes, sent from the Lords, to the Bill for settling the Estate of Sir Robert Carr Baronet, were twice read; and, upon the Question, severally agreed to; and after, read a Third time.

Ordered, That the Bill, with the Amendments agreed to, be returned to the Lords.

And that Sir Tho. Clifford carry this Bill up to the Lords.

Jurors.

An ingrossed Bill for returning able and sufficient Jurors, was read.

Ordered, That these Words, "in their own Name, or in Trust for them," be inserted in the Bill.

A Proviso, to make the Bill temporary, was twice read.

Resolved, &c. That the Proviso be agreed to, and made Part of the Bill.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill do pass: And that the Title shall be, An Act for returning able and sufficient Jurors.

Privilege.

Mr. Lavington was called in to the Bar of this House: And, kneeling at the Bar, Mr. Speaker did declare unto him, That he had disobeyed the Order of the Committee of this House; and refused to let Colonel Williams have Access to Sir Robert Carr, when it was in his Power: And that this was made appear at the Committee; and was so reported to the House, and justified in the House, by Colonel Williams.

And being withdrawn;

The Question being propounded, That Mr. Lavington be, for his Offence and Misdemeanor, sent to the Tower;

The Question being put, That the Question be put;

It passed in the Negative.

Ordered, That Mr. Lavington be called in to the Bar of this House; and have a Reprehension from Mr. Speaker: And that Mr. Speaker do acquaint him, That the House is not at all satisfied with his Answer and Excuse, but that his Offence deserves a severe Punishment; yet, at the Mediation and Request of Sir Robert Carr the younger, and for no other Cause, the House was content to remit his Offence, and discharge him from the Custody of the Serjeant at Arms, paying his Fees.

And Mr. Lavington was called in; and, kneeling at the Bar, Mr. Speaker did declare the Opinion and Order of the House, to the Effect before-mentioned.

Prize Goods.

An ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, for Repealing of Part of an Act of Parliament, intituled, An Act directing the Prosecution of such as are accountable for Prize Goods, was read the First time.

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

Committee of Privileges.

Ordered, That these Members following be added to the Committee for Privileges and Elections; viz. Sir Rich. Powle, Sir Theop. Biddolph, Mr. John Jones, Mr. Ford, Mr. Robert Roberts, Sir Cæsar Colclough, Lord Allington, Sir Nicholas Steward, Mr. Anchitell Grey, Sir John Maynard, Mr. Goring, Mr. Kendall, Sir Phillip Howard, Colonel Norton.

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