Die Jovis, 4 Novembris, 1669. 21 Car. II.
Committee of Privileges.
ORDERED, That these Members following be
added to the Committee of Privileges and Elections;
viz. Lord Allington, Sir Edw. Harley, Sir Richard Temple,
Sir Fran. Leake, Sir Wm. Thomas, Sir Richard Ingoldsby,
Sir Wm. Hickman, Sir George Hungerford, Mr. Anth.
Eyre, Lord Jo. Seymour, Sir Wm. Lowther, Mr. Hen.
Whittaker, Lord Fitz Williams, Mr. Grimston, Sir Jo.
Norton, Mr. Robert Thomas, Sir Jo. Pelham, Lord Castleton, Mr. Lovelace, Sir Robert Holmes, Mr. Dowdswell,
Sir Thom. Gower, Sir Jo. Lowther, Sir Humfry Winch,
Mr. Orme, Mr. Hobby, Sir John Buller, Sir Hen. Capell,
Sir Richard Edgcombe, Mr. Culleford.
Magdalen College, Cambridge.
A Petition of the Master and Fellows of St. Mary
Magdalen's College in Cambridge, was read.
Resolved, &c. That the Petition be committed to Mr.
Bridgman, Mr. Crouch, Sir Robert Atkins, Mr. Pepes,
Mr. Jones, Sir Thom. Tompkins, Mr. Daniell, Sir Edm.
Windham, Mr. Morice, Mr. Chichley, Mr. Mallet, Sir Wm.
Hickman, Sir Thomas Clerges, Sir Charles Wheeler, Sir Jo.
Birkenhead, Sir Jo. Knight, Mr. Williamson, Mr. Mountague, Mr. Darcy, Sir Thom. Wendy, Lord Fitz Williams,
Sir Thom. Dolman, Sir Thom. Allen, Serj. Mainard, Sir
John Morton, Mr. Barty, Mr. Buscawen: And they are
to meet on Saturday next at Two of the Clock in the
Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for
Persons, Papers, and Records: And to examine the
Matter of the Petition; and certify their Opinions therein
to the House, whether it be fit to bring in a Bill, on the
Taking Affidavits in the Country.
A Bill for taking Affidavits in the Country, to be made
Use of in the Court of Exchequer, was read the First
The Question was put, That the Bill be rejected:
It passed in the Negative.
Resolved, &c. That this Bill be read the Second time
on this Day Sevennight.
A Bill for settling the Draining of Lyndsey Level, was
read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Sir Robert
Atkins, Sir Fran. Goodrick, Col. Reames, Mr. Buscawen,
Lord Castleton, Lord Vaughan, Mr. Garraway, Sir Wm.
Lowther, Lord Allington, Sir Robert Howard, Mr. Waller,
Sir Thom. Meres, Sir Wm. Aickman, Sir Jo. Morton, Sir
Jonath. Trelawney, Mr. Barty, Sir Jo. Coryton, Sir Solom.
Swale, Mr. Vaughan, Sir Jo. Lowther, Sir Jo. Knight.
Sir Charles Wheeler, Lord Fanshaw, Sir Charles Harbord,
Sir Nico. Cary, Sir Jo. Birkenhead, Sir Wm. Coventry, Sir
Jo. Coventry, Lord Cornbury, Mr. Seymour, Sir Thom.
Tompkins, Col. Sandys, Sir William Fleetwood, Mr. Trelawny, Lord Ancram, Mr. Williamson, Sir Jo. Fitz. James,
Sir Jo. Cotten, Col. Phillips, Sir Thom. Osborne, Sir Thom.
Lee, Sir Thom. Higgons, Sir Jo. Bennet, Sir Wm. Lewis,
Sir Jo. Morley, Sir Nico. Slaning, Mr. Crouch, Sir Phil.
Howard, Col. Reames, Sir Thom. Dolman, Mr. Spry, Mr.
Pepis, Sir Jo. Nicholas, Sir Jo. Norton: And they are to
meet on this Day Sevennight at Two of the Clock in the
Afternoon, in the Exchequer Chamber: And to send for
Persons, Papers, and Records.
The House then proceeded to the Consideration of the
Report of the Commissioners of Accounts: And the Act
of Parliament which doth direct the taking the Account,
Lords concur in Address.
Sir Thomas Tomkins reports, that in Obedience to the
Commands of this House he attended the House of Lords
with the Vote of this House; and that they did concur
with this House therein: And they would send to his
Majesty to know his Pleasure, at what Time and Place
both Houses should attend his Majesty: Of which they
will give Notice to this House.-
The Paper containing the Ballance of the Account, delivered in by the Commissioners, was read.
Resolved, &c. That the Report of the Commissioners
of Accounts be taken into Consideration on Saturday
Morning at Nine of the Clock: And the Commissioners
are desired to attend at Ten that Morning.
And then the House adjourned till Saturday
Morning next, Eight of the Clock.