House of Commons Journal Volume 8
28 September 1666

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 28 September 1666', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 8: 1660-1667 (1802), pp. 628-629. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=26767 Date accessed: 22 August 2014.


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Die Veneris, 28 Sept. 18 Car. IIdi.

Prayers.

Leave of Absence.

ORDERED, That Sir Thom. Proby, Mr. Peregrine Bartue, Mr. Herbert, Mr. Cheyne, Sir Thom. Dyke, Sir John Barrington, Dr. Arras, Sir John Cotton, Sir Thom. Higgons, and Mr. Lovelace, have Leave to go into the Country for Ten Days; and then to return, to attend the Service of the House.

Privilege.

Ordered, That John Gunter be sent for in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms, for his Breach of Privilege, in causing Mr. John Lloyd, being a Servant to Sir Wm. Lewis, a Member of this House, to be served with a Process of Subpæna; and his taking out an Injunction against Sir Wm. Lewis and the said John Lloyd, and serving him therewithal.

Publick Accompts.

Sir Wm. Lowther reports, That the Committee for Inspecting of Accompts did meet Yesterday; and, finding the Business very intricate, thought it necessary to make Sub Committees, to prepare and facilitate some Matters in relation to the Accompts.

Ordered, That Leave be given to the Committee appointed to inspect the publick Accompts, to name Sub Committees; with such Directions as they shall find necessary.

Coinage.

A Bill for increasing the Stock of Money in the Kingdom was read.

Ordered, That this Bill be read again on Tuesday next.

Relief of London.

The House then resumed the Debate touching the City of London.

Resolved, &c. That the humble Thanks of this House be given to his Majesty, for his great Care and Endeavour to prevent the Burning of the City of London.

Ordered, That the House be adjourned till Monday Morning.