House of Commons Journal Volume 8
13 October 1665

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 13 October 1665', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 8: 1660-1667 (1802), pp. 615-616. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=26742 Date accessed: 30 July 2014.


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Veneris, 13 die Octobris, 17 Car. Secundi.

Prayers.

Rumney Writ.

ORDERED, That Mr. Speaker do deliver out the Writ, for Election of a new Baron for the Cinque Port of Rumney in the County of Kent.

Heirs and Executors.

A Bill for the Benefit of Heirs, Executors, and Administrators, and a speedier Recovery of their Rights, was read the First time.

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

Prize Goods.

Resolved, &c. That a Bill be brought in, for the Preservation of Prize Goods for the Account of his Majesty: And that it be referred to Sir Abraham Cullen, Mr. Pryn, Sir Tho. Dolman, Sir Lan. Lake, Sir Tho. Gower, Sir Edm. Pooley, Sir Rob. Holt, Colonel Wyndham, Sir Hen. North, Sir Rob. Atkins, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir John Knight, Sir Wm. Moreton, Mr. Jolly, Sir Geo. Downing, Mr. Scowen, Sir Edw. Thurland, Mr. Coleman, Sir Wm. Coventry, Sir Rich. Forde, Mr. Kendall, and all the Members of this House that are Commissioners for the Prize Goods; or any Three of them: And they are to meet in the Divinity School, at Two of the Clock this Afternoon: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Supply Bill.

A Bill for granting the Sum of Twelve hundred and Fifty thousand Pounds to the King's Majesty, for his present further Supply, was read the First time.

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

Regulating the Press.

A Bill for Continuance of a former Act, for regulating the Press, was read the First time.

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

Petit Treason, Murder, &c.

A Bill for the Tryal and Conviction of such as shall be Accessaries to Petit Treason, Murder, and Felony, was read the First time.

Resolved, &c. That this Bill be read the Second time on Monday Morning.

Damage Cleere.

A Bill for taking away of Damage Cleere was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That this Bill be committed to Mr. Crowch, Mr. Serjeant Moreton, Colonel Birch, Sir Cerill Wych, Mr. Westphalin, Sir Geo. Courtop, Sir Will. Coventry, Sir Job Charleton, Mr. Yorke, Sir Rob. Atkins, Mr. Street, Sir Tho. Gower, Mr. Serjeant Maynard, Mr. Mountague, Mr. Milward, Sir Tho. Allen, Sir Rob. Howard, Colonel Wyndham, Lord Ancram, Sir John Birkenhead, Dr. Aris, Mr. Rob. Crooke, Mr. Daniell, Mr. Pryn, Mr. Solicitor General, Mr. George, Mr. Dowdswell, Mr. Coleman, Mr. Bullen Reames, Sir Rich. Temple, Sir Wm. Lowther, Mr. Garway, Sir Wynston Churchill, Sir John Knight: And they are to meet at Two of the Clock this Afternoon, in the Law School: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Hemp and Flax.

A Bill for the Encouragement of the Planting and Sowing of Hemp and Flax, was read the First time.

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

Regulating Workhouses.

Ordered, That Mr. Serjeant Maynard have Leave to bring in a Bill for better regulating the Workhouses.

Preserving Game.

A Bill to restrain Artificers, Labourers, and other mean Persons, from destroying of Hares, Pheasants, Partridges, and other Game, . . . read the First time.

Resolved, That the said Bill be read the Second time on Saturday next.

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