House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 23 November 1661

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Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 8, 1660-1667. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.

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Sabbati, 23 Novembris, Car. Regis, 2di 13°.



ORDERED, That John Chute alias Tute, Bailiff of the Liberty of the Sanctuary Westminster, and John Allen, be apprehended by the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, and brought in Custody to the Committee of Privileges, for arresting William Matthews, menial Servant to Charles Roscarrock Esquire, one of the Members of this House, in Breach of the Privilege thereof.

Powell's Estate.

A Bill for the making void certain Fines unduly procured to be levied by Sir Edward Powell Knight and Baronet, and Dame Mary his Wife, was this Day read the Second time.

Resolved, upon the Question, That the said Bill be committed to Sir Adrian Scroope, Lord Richardson, Lord St. John, Mr. Fane, Sir John Brampston, Sir Benjamin Ayloffe, Lord Ancram, Sir Rich. Onslow, Sir Wm. Compton, Sir John Strangwaies, Mr. Winston Churchill, Sir Anth. Irby, Lord Falkland, Mr. John Vaughan, Sir Wm. Drake, Sir Robert Howard, Sir George Sonds, Mr. Newport, Sir George Ryve, Mr. York, Mr. Clifford, Sir Anth. Cope, Sir Wm. Doyley, Mr. Robert Crooke, Sir John Covert, Mr. Dennis, Sir Wm. Drake, Mr. Fretchvile, Sir Richard Ingoldsby, Sir Wm. Bowyer, Mr. Giles Strangwaies, Colonel Sam. Sandys, Mr. Price, Sir Rich. Temple, Dr. Birkenhead, Sir Wm. Tirringham, Sir Rich. Francklyn, Sir Henry Newton, Mr. Kent, Mr. Broome Whorewood, Serjeant Charleton, Lord Vaughan, Mr. Waller, Sir Tho. Meres, Sir Henry North, Colonel Windham, Mr. Crouch, Mr. John Lovelace, and all the Gentlemen of this House that are of the Long Robe: And they are to meet in the Exchequer Chamber, on Tuesday next, at Two of the Clock, in the Afternoon: And to send for Persons, Papers, Witnesses, and Records: And all Persons concerned are to have Notice, that they may attend.

Okeover's Estate.

Ordered, That the Committee for Mr. Okeover's Bill be revived; and do sit in the Speaker's Chamber on Monday next, in the Afternoon, at Two of the Clock: And that Sir Justinian Isham, Mr. Tompkins, Mr. Walden, Lord Brereton, Sir Thomas Wendy, Mr. Tayler, Dr. Burwell, Sir John Covert, be added to the said Committee.

Common Fields.

A Bill for making Orders and By Laws for Wellordering and Governing of Common Fields, was this Day read the Second time. And

Resolved, upon the Question, That the same be committed to Sir Anth. Cope, Mr. Goodrick, Mr. Chichley, Mr. Long, Sir Tho. Allen, Mr. Vaughan, Mr. Rigby, Mr. Dowdswell, Sir Robert Brooke, Lord St. John, Mr. Reames, Mr. Bunckley, Sir John Strangwaies, Sir Lancelot Lake, Sir Anth. Irby, Colonel Windham, Mr. Steward, Sir Roger Bradshaw, Sir Tho. Meres, Mr. Morley, Mr. Wm. Sandis, Mr. Gold, Sir George Sandis, Colonel Strangewaies, Mr. John Bennett, Sir Theop. Biddulph, Mr. Prynn, Mr. Walden, Mr. Bullen Reymes, Mr. Spencer, Mr. Seymour, Sir Robert Holt, Mr. Steward, Mr. Knight, Sir Tho. Middleton, Sir Henry Capell, Lord Ancram, Mr. Rigby, Mr. Cotton, Sir Tho. Ingram, Sir Abraham Cullen, Mr. Wren, Sir Tho. Wendy, Mr. Chetwind, Mr. Tayler, Sir Rich. Francklyn, Sir Wm. Compton, Mr. Birch, Mr. Phillips, Sir Maurice Berkely, Sir John Rouse, Mr. Clifford, Mr. Wm. Harbord, Sir Ralph Bancks, Mr. George, Mr. Oldfeild, Sir Charles Harbord, Sir Tho. Bludworth, Mr, Harvey, Mr. Henry Seymour, Sir John Shaw, Sir Nicholas Crisp, Mr. Dunster: And they are to meet on Monday next, in the Star Chamber, at Two of the Clock: And all that come are to have Voices: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Vane and Lambert.

Mr. Tompkins made Report from the Committee appointed to attend his Majesty for remanding Sir Henry Vane, and Lambert, and the Persons attainted, That according to the Command of this House, they had waited upon his Majesty, and presented to him the Order: Which he graciously read, and returned this Answer; That he would take care that Vane and Lambert, and Waller, should be brought in safe Custody: And that, in the Close, his Majesty took Notice of the Word "others," in the Order; and expressed how exceeding much he was beholden to the House of Commons for the great Gift and the Manner of it, in giving it so freely.

Etherick's Estate.

A Bill for Anthony Etherick, to enable him to sell Lands, to pay his Debts, was this Day read the First time.

Resolved, That this Bill be read again, the Second time, on This-day-sevennight.

Army and Navy Accounts.

Ordered, That the Persons under-named be appointed a Committee to inspect and take the Accompts of the Commissioners for Disbanding and paying off the Army and Navy: Sir Rich. Ford, Sir John Goodrick, Sir Edmond Pooley, Mr. Winston Churchill, Mr. Goodrick, Sir Tho. Meres, Sir Wm. Batten, Sir John Strangwaies, Colonel Strangwaies, Sir Tho. Lee, Sir Tho. Leigh, Sir Justinian Isham, Mr. Comptroller, Mr. Edw. Nicholas, Mr. Tomkins, Mr. Knight, Sir Henry Wood, Sir John Duncombe, Sir Anth. Cope, Mr. John Ashburnham, Mr. Swinfein, Sir Wm. Haward, Sir Henry Puckering alias Newton, Mr. Collins, Lord Falkland, Sir George Ryve, Sir Henry North, Mr. Whorwood, Mr. Yorke, Sir George Sandis, Sir Ralph Bankes, Mr. Gold, Mr. George, Mr. Harvey, Mr. Henry Seymour, Sir Tho. Strickland, Mr. Clerk, Sir Solomon Swale, Mr. Dunster, Mr. Edw. Seymour, Mr. Clifford, Mr. Jolly, Sir Theoph. Biddolph, Sir Tho. Bludworth, Sir John Robinson, Mr. Wm. Sandis, Sir Charles Harbord, Sir John Shaw, Sir Nicholas Crisp, Mr. Long, Mr. Chicheley, Mr. Jones, Mr. Fane, Sir Phillip Warwick, Colonel Windham, Sir John Brampston, Mr. Chetwind, Serj. Charleton, Mr. Oldfeild, Mr. Dowdswell, Mr. Newport, Sir Abraham Cullen, Sir John Covert, Mr. Whorwood, Sir Tho. Allen, Mr. Yorke, Sir John Nicholas, Sir Lancelot Lake, Sir Robert Brooke, Sir Wm. Harbord, Mr. Vaughan: And they are to meet in the Inner Court of Wards on Monday next, at Two of the Clock: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Ways and Means.

The House resolved into a Grand Committee, to resume the Debate of the One million Two hundred thousand Pounds.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.

Serjeant Charleton took the Chair of the Committee: And

Mr. Speaker again took the Chair.

Serjeant Charleton reports from the Committee of the whole House, That they had voted that the Proportions upon the several Counties shall, for this time, be the same as are expressed in an Act for the raising of Seventy thousand Pounds, for the further Supply of his Majesty, confirmed by this present Parliament: And that the Committee desired, that the House would again resolve into a Committee of the whole House, on Tuesday next, at Ten of the Clock, to proceed in further Debate concerning the Supply for his Majesty's present Occasions.

Resolved, That this House do then resolve into a Committee to proceed in the said Debate.

And then the House adjourned till Monday Morning, at Eight of the Clock.