Die Jovis, 27 Februarii, 1667.
ANDREW Jacobs, Son of Jacob Sibboles, born at
Warkham in Friesland, did this Day take the Oaths
of Allegiance and Supremacy, in order to their Naturalization.
Defaulters to Call of the House.
Ordered, That Mr. Dalton, and Mr. John Buller, being now present, attending the Service of the House, and
not able, by reason of Sickness, sooner to attend, be discharged of their Fines of Forty Pounds apiece, for failing
to attend at the Call of the House.
Ordered, That Simon Martin, John Hallett, John Nettle,
Henry Stippon, and George Taprell, be sent for, in Custody
of the Serjeant at Arms, or his Deputy, to answer their
Breach of Privilege, in driving and impounding the Cattle
of Sir Jona. Trelawny, a Member of this House, out of
a Field, called Ashen Crosse Park, and other Grounds,
belonging to a Tenement, called Lower Treley, in the
Parish of Pelint.
Importing Irish Cattle.
Information being given, that Wm. Townshend, Henry
Parmiter, Giles Bower, and Ogle Hatfield, had by Fraud
and Combination, since the passing the late Act against
importing Irish Cattle, caused some Thousands of Irish
Cattle to be imported, and disposed, contrary to the Act;
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee, to
which the additional Bill against importing Irish Cattle
was committed, to examine the Matter of Abuse and
Misdemeanour before-mentioned; and report it to
the House: And the Committee is revived; and they are
to sit To-morrow in the Afternoon; and the Persons before-mentioned are to be summoned to attend the Committee the 11th of March next.
Ordered, That Sir Thomas Heblethwaite's Bill be read
Monies due to the Crown.
Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill to
compel such Persons, as detain the King's Money in their
Hands, to pay Interest and Damage for it.
Ordered, That Sir Cha. Harbord do make Report, for
so much as he hath already collected and is ready, touching Lands alienated from the Crown, on Saturday Morning next.
Ordered, That Col. Birch, Mr. Vaughan, Mr. Buscowen, Sir Tho. Littleton, Sir Robert Carr, Col. Sandys,
Sir Solomon Swale, Mr. Prynn, Mr. Seymour, Mr. Jolliffe, Mr. Sprye, Sir Jo. Warre, or any Three of them, to
be joined to Sir Charles Harbord; to assist him in perfecting the remaining Part of his Report, touching Lands
alienated from the Crown.
Theft and Robberies.
Ordered, That Sir Jo. Fitz James, Sir Solomon Swale,
Col. Kirby, Sir Jo. Lowther, and all the Members that
serve for the Counties of Surry, Bucks, Essex, Berks,
Hampshire, Kent, and Cambridgeshire, be added to
the Committee, to which the Bill to prevent Theft and
Rapine, was committed.
Ordered, That all Committees, which were discontinued be revived; and do sit this Afternoon, in the Places
Defaulter to Call of the House.
Ordered, That the Lord Rosse, being now present, be
discharged of the Fine of Forty Pounds, for not attending
the Call of the House.
Privilege.- Reflection on Members.
A Letter of Wm. Constantine was read.
Ordered, That Mr. Constantine be summoned to attend
this House, to give an Account and Answer touching his
Letter now read, seeming to reflect upon some Members
of this House, and Proceedings of Parliament.
Miscarriages of the War.
Resolved, That the House will, To-morrow Morning,
resume the Consideration of the Matter, concerning the
Miscarriages in the late War.
Hearth Money Tax.
An additional Bill to prevent Abuses in collecting the
Duty arising by Hearth Money, was read the First time.
Ordered, That this Bill be read the Second time, on
Preserving Timber in Deane Forest.
A Bill for increasing and Preservation of Timber in
Deane Forest, was read the First time.
Resolved, &c. That this Bill be read the Second time, on
The House then resolved into a Committee of the
whole House, in order to the Consideration of the Motion
made for a Supply of the King's Majesty.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Seymour took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Mr. Seymour reports from the Committee, that they
had made some further Progress in the Consideration of
his Majesty's Supply; and humbly moved, that the House
would resolve into a Committee on Saturday Morning
next, to proceed in the further Consideration thereof.
Resolved, That this House will resolve into a Committee of the whole House on Saturday Morning next,
to proceed in the further Consideration of his Majesty's
Resolved, That all Committees, that were to sit this
Afternoon, be adjourned till To-morrow in the Afternoon,
Two of the Clock.
Leave of Absence.
Resolved, &c. That Col. Williams have the Leave of
this House to go into the Country for a Fortnight, to
attend a Trial concerning him at the Assizes.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, Eight of the Clock.