House of Commons Journal Volume 9
29 October 1667

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 29 October 1667', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 9: 1667-1687 (1802), pp. 9. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=27015 Date accessed: 25 July 2014.


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Martis, 29 Octobris, 1667.

SIR Barnard Gascoine did this Day take the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy before the Speaker, at the Clerk's Table; in order to his Naturalization.

Cambridge Pest-houses.

A Bill for Erecting Pest-houses for the Town of Cambridge, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Mr. Pepys, Dr. Burwell, Sir Robert Carr, Sir Thomas Allen, Sir John Moreton, Sir William Gawdy, Colonel Strode, Mr. Dowdswell, Mr. Pryn, Sir Jo. Coriton, Sir John Moreley, Sir Clifford Clifton, Mr. Ratchliffe, Mr. Crouch, Colonel Williams, Sir Edw. Masters, Sir John Talbott, Sir William Lowther, Sir William Coventry, Lord Richardson, Sir Humphry Winch, Mr. Otway, Mr. Rigby, Sir James Thynn, Sir John Bennet, and all that serve for the County of Cambridge: And they are to summon and hear the Commissioners, and all other Parties concerned: And they are to meet on Thursday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Wintour's Petition.

Ordered, That Sir William Windham, and Mr. William Harberd, Sir Humphry Winch, be added to the Committee, to whom the Petition of Sir John Wintour, is committed: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Two of the Clock, in the Exchequer Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Bishop of Duresme's Leasing.

Sir Francis Goodricke reports from the Committee, to which the Bill for Enabling the Lord Bishop of Duresme, to make Leases for Three Lives, of certain Lead Mines, was committed, several Amendments agreed to be made, and a Proviso to be added, to the Bill: Which, being twice read; and, upon the Question, agreed to;

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

Wine Measures, &c.

A Bill for the Settling the Measures of Wine, and the Prices and Measures of Beer, Ale, and other Liquors; and also the Measures of Grain; was read.

Ordered, That this Bill be read a Second time, on Monday next.

Observation of Sunday.

A Bill for the better Observation of the Lord's Day, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Mr. Morris, Sir Walter Younge, Mr. Westphaling, Sir John Moreton, Sir Tho. Allen, Sir Edw. Masters, Mr. Dowdswell, Sir Tho. Tompkins, Lord Fanshaw, Mr. Ratcliffe, Sir Nich. Slaning, Sir Tho. Gower, Mr. Stockdaile, Mr. Offley, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir Robert Atkins, Colonel Reames, Sir William Coventry, Sir Charles Harbord, Mr. Hobby, Sir John Goodricke, Mr. Pryn, Sir John Strode, Col. Reames, Sir Lanc. Lake, Mr. Hungerford, Mr. Burwell, Lord Richardson, Sir * Worsley, Sir John Coriton, Sir John Earnley, Sir Phillipp Musgrave, Mr. Prideaux, Mr. Greenvile, Sir Henry Cæsar, Colonel Birch, Mr. Wren, Mr. Vaughan, Mr. Cooke: And all that come are to have Voices: And they are to meet on Thursday next, at Two of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Publick Accounts.

A Bill for examining and taking the Accounts of publick Monies, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Mr. Pryn, Sir Edm. Windham, Sir Edward Masters, Sir George Reve, Sir John Bennett, Sir Tho. Clergis, Sir John Berkenhead, Sir William Lowther, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir Charles Herberd, Sir WilliamCoventry, Sir Clifford Clifton, Sir John Coriton, Sir John Duncombe, Sir Robert Brookes, Sir John Bennet, Mr. Boscawen, Sir Thomas Gower, Sir John Strode, Mr. Dowdswell, Sir Ralph Banks, Sir John Holland, Sir John Goodrick, Sir Lanc. Lake, Sir John Knight, Mr. Spry, Col. Birch, Mr. Edw. Seymour, Sir Tho. Meeres, Sir Tho. Littleton, Sir Jona. Trelawney, Sir William Lewis, Col. Sandyes, Col. Kirby, Mr. Jones, Sir Walter Younge, Sir Solomon Swale, Lord Castleton, Sir Henry Cæsar, Sir Walter St. John, Sir Richard Ford, Mr. Rigby, Mr. Garraway, Mr. Morrice, Sir Nich. Carey, Sir Edw. Massey, Sir Tho. Allen, Mr. Kinge, and all that were of the Committee for preparing the Bill: And to consider of a Clause, to be inserted in the Bill, for Commitment of such as shall refuse to attend, and be examined: And they are to meet on Thursday next at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Exhequer Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Impeachments.

Mr. Vaughan reports from the Committee, to which it was referred, to look into ancient Precedents of the Method of the Proceedings of this House, in case of Impeachment for capital Offences.

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Resolved, &c. That it be referred to a Committee, to reduce into Heads the Accusations against the Earl of Clarendon; viz. Mr. Vaughan, Sir Tho. Littleton, Sir Charles Wheeler, Mr. Waller, Lord Vaughan, Sir Tho. Osborne, Sir William Lewis Mr. Comptroller, Sir Tho. Lee, Sir Robert Carr, Sir Richard Temple, Sir Courtney Poole, Sir Robert Atkins, Mr. Henry Coventry, Lord Ancram, Sir Tho. Osborne, Mr. Seymour, Sir Charles Harbord, Sir Robert, Herbord, Mr. Trevor, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir William Lowther, Sir John Holland, Sir Walter Younge, Col. Reames, Sir William Coventry, Lord St. John, Sir Thomas Meeres, Sir Richard Wiseman, Sir Francis Goodricke, Sir Edm. Windham, or any Five of them: And they are to meet To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber.

Committees.

Ordered, That all Committees, that were to sit this Afternoon, be adjourned till To-morrow Two of the Clock in the Afternoon; and to sit in the Places formerly appointed.

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