House of Commons Journal Volume 9
10 December 1669

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 10 December 1669', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 9: 1667-1687 (1802), pp. 120. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=27165&strquery=Carteret Date accessed: 24 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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Die Veneris, 10 Decembris, 1669. 21 Car. II.

Prayers.

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

Clothstealing.

Sir Robert Atkins reports from the Committee to which the Bill to prevent stealing of Cloth from the Rack or Tenters, was committed, some Amendments agreed to be made, and a Proviso to be added, to the Bill: Which he read, with the Coherence; and after delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Which were twice read; and, with some Additions, upon the Question, agreed.

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

Gostwicke's Estate.

Mr. Crouch reports from the Committee to which the Bill for settling the Estate of Sir William Gostwicke Knight was committed, some Amendments agreed to be made to the Bill: Which he read, with the Coherence; and after delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Which, being twice read, upon the Question, were agreed to.

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

Pearle's Estate.

A Bill to make void a Recovery suffered by John Pearle an Idiot, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Sir Solom. Swale, Sir Jo. Coryton, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Robert Atkins, Mr. Love, Sir John Knight, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Mr. Whorwood, Colonel Birch, Mr. Barnaby, Sir Jo. Malet, Lord Ancram, Sir Jo. Fitz James, Sir Wm. Coventry, Sir Thom. Meres, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir Walter Young, Sir Jo. Mounson, Col. Phillips, Mr. Buscawen, Sir Hen. Herbert, Sir Jo. Birkenhead, Mr. Williamson, Colonel Hollis, Sir Charles Harbord, Sir Thom. Higgons, Sir Robert Carr, Sir Jo. Talbott, Col. Gilby, Mr. Bridgman, Col. Windham, Mr. Culleford, Sir Richard Temple, Sir Hen. Capell, Mr. Daniell, Sir Richard Oatley, Mr. King, Sir Thom. Tompkins, Sir Cecill Bishopp, Mr. Pepis, Sir Thom. Gower, Mr. Crouch, Mr. Solicitor, Sir Courtny Poole, Sir Edw. Hungerford, Mr. Ratcliffe, Sir Jo. Lowther, Col. Sandys, and all the Members of this House that serve for the several Counties of Hereford, Monmouth, Gloucester, and Salop: And they are to meet To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send forth Warrants of Summons: But are not to proceed further till after the Recess.

Lord Orrery's Impeachment.

A Debate being, in the Matter touching the Lord Orrery;

Resolved, That his Majesty be humbly desired by such Members of this House, as are of his Majesty's Privy Council, that the Witnesses in this Matter have Liberty to come over out of Ireland, to give their Testimony.

Publick Account.

The House then resumed the Consideration of the Report of the Commissioners for Accounts; and in particular of the Observations against Sir Geo. Carteret, wherein this House hath agreed and voted Sir George guilty of Misdemeanours.

The Question being put, To proceed now further in the Debate of this Matter;

The House divided:

The Noes went out.

Tellers,

Sir Robert Howard, for the Yeas, 120.
Sir Jo. Coventry,
Mr. Howard, for the Noes, 90.
Mr. Collingwood,

And so it was resolved in the Affirmative.

And the Matter being debated;

The Question being put, That Sir George Carteret be suspended this House;

The House divided:

The Yeas went out.

Tellers,

Sir Jo. Mounson, for the Yeas, 100.
Mr. Mainard,
Lord Fanshaw, for the Noes, 97.
Sir Gilbert Talbott,

And so it was resolved in the Affirmative.

Resolved, &c. That the further Consideration of the Matter relating to Sir George Carteret be adjourned till the Monday Sevennight after the Meeting of the House after the Recess.

Resolved, &c. That the Commissioners for Accounts be desired to expedite their Report, of what further they have to add to their former Report, by the next Meeting of this House after the Recess; and to make what Speed they can to make Returns into the Exchequer, of such as shall be found indebted to the King.

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.