House of Commons Journal Volume 8
25 January 1667

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 25 January 1667', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 8: 1660-1667 (1802), pp. 683-684. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=26854 Date accessed: 19 September 2014.


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Die Veneris, 25 Jan. 18 Car. IIdi.

Prayers.

Grosvenor's Estate.

A BILL, sent from the Lords, to enable Leicester Grosvenor, and his Trustees, to sell certain Lands for Payment of Debts, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Sir John Talbott, Sir Thomas Clerges, Sir Lanc. Lake, Sir Clifford Clifton, Sir John Morton, Sir Thomas Osborne, Sir Adam Browne, Sir Wm. Lowther, Mr. Churchill, Mr. Bartu, Mr. Mainard, Sir John Bennett, Sir Solom. Swale, Sir John Heath, Sir Edw. Massey, Colonel Birch, Sir Edw. Masters, Sir Gilbert Talbott, Lord Cornbury, Mr. Wm. Sandys, Mr. Millward, and all the Members that serve for the several Counties of Stafford, Warwick, and Salop: 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.

Lord Norris' Estate.

Ordered, That the Bill concerning the Lord Norris be read the first Bill To-morrow Morning.

Southampton Parishes.

An ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, for Uniting of Parishes, and raising a Maintenance for Ministers in the Town of Southampton, was read the Second time.

But the Bill being to lay a Charge on the People; and beginning in the House of Lords;

The Question being put, That the Bill be committed;

It passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, That the Bill be read a Third time;

It passed in the Negative.

Supply Bill.

An ingrossed Bill for granting the Sum of Twelve hundred fifty-six thousand Three hundred Forty-seven Pounds Thirteen Shillings to the King's Majesty, towards the Maintenance of the present War, was read; And some Amendments were, upon the Question, agreed; and made at the Table.

A Proviso was tendered; and thrice 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 granting the Sum of Twelve hundred fifty-six thousand Three hundred Forty-seven Pounds Thirteen Shillings to the King's Majesty, towards the Maintenance of the present War.

The Question being put, That the Bill be now carried up to the Lords;

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Ordered, That Mr. Steward do carry up the Bill to the Lords.

Bills from Lords, &c.

A Message from the Lords, by * * * *;

Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent you down a Bill, intituled, An Act for Redress of Inconveniences by Want of Proof of the Decease of Persons beyond the Seas on absenting themselves, upon whose Lives Estates do depend: Likewise another Bill, for confirming, explaining, and enlarging an Act to enable John Lord Abergavenny to sell certain Lands for Payment of his Debts, and Preferment of his Brother and Sisters: To both which the Lords desire the Concurrence of this House.

The Lords have also returned you a Bill, intituled, An Act for settling an Estate in Trust, for the Benefit of Mrs. Eliz. Pride, and her Children, with some Alterations and Amendments: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

And the Lords have commanded us to acquaint you, That they have agreed to the Bill for settling the Moiety of the Manor of Iron Acton upon Sir John Poyntz.

Members Attendance.

Sir Thomas Littleton reports from the Committee to which the Bill for Preventing and Punishing of the voluntary Absence of Members of the Commons House of Parliament, several Additions, Alterations, and Amendments agreed by the Committee to be made Part of the Bill: Which he read in his Place; and after, delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Which being twice read;

The Question being put, That the Debate of these Amendments be now adjourned;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went forth.

Tellers,

Sir Thomas Lee, For the Noes, 43.
Sir Thom. Littleton,
Sir Thomas Higgons, For the Yeas, 61.
Mr. Progers,

And so it was resolved in the Affirmative.

The Question being put, To proceed in the Debate of these Amendments To-morrow Morning;

It passed in the Negative.

Rebuilding London.

Resolved, &c. That the Report of the Bill for Rebuilding of the City of London be the first Business to be entertained To-morrow Morning; nothing to intervene.