House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 21 February 1663

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, 21 Februarii, 15 Car. IIdi.



UPON Information given by Thomas Morice Esquire, Member of this House, That one Robert Sewell Esquire, by Mr. John Houghton his Attorney, had delivered to the said Mr. Morris, and one William Symonds his Bailiff, Declarations in an Action of Ejectione firme, to try the Title of the Manor of Boyton Hall in Essex, in the Possession of the said Mr. Morice; and hath also lately given Notice, that they intend to proceed to Trial against the said William Symonds in the said Action of Ejectment, at the next Assizes for the said County of Essex, in Breach of the Privilege of this House;

Ordered, That the said Mr. Robert Sewell and Mr. Houghton, and all others their Counsellors, Attorneys, and Solicitors, be enjoined to forbear all further Proceedings at Law in the said Action there depending, concerning the Title of the said Manor against the said Wm. Symonds, during the Sessions of this Parliament.

Briscoe's Portion.

A Bill for Impowering of Sir Courtney Poole Baronet, Sir John Drake Knight and Baronet, and others, to make Sale of the Manors of Limington in the County of Sommerset, for Payment of the Portion of Ellen Briscoe, one of the Daughters of Sir John Drake Knight, deceased, was this Day read the First time.

Resolved, &c. That this Bill be read the Second time on Thursday next.

Sea Breaches in Norfolke.

A Bill for preventing Sea Breaches, and draining certain Lands in the County of Norfolke, was this Day read the First time.

Resolved, That this Bill be read the Second time on Thursday next.

Woolen Cloth.

Resolved, &c. That a Committee be appointed to prepare and bring in a Bill for the Redress of the Falsities and Abuses in making Woolen Cloth, and other English Manufactures; and to enjoin the Wearing of them by the Subjects of this Kingdom; viz. Sir Hen. Bennett, Sir Courtney Poole, Sir Cliff. Clifton, Sir Robert Atkyns, Mr. Mountague, Sir Rich. Ford, Mr. Jones, Sir Bain. Throckmorton, Sir Fra. Goodrick, Mr. Clifford, Sir Cha. Harbord, Sir Wm. Doyley, Mr. Wm. Coventry, Sir Wm. Tompson, Sir James Smith, Sir Edm. Peirce, Colonel Sandys, Sir Rich. Temple, Mr. Wm. Sandys, Mr. Birch, Sir John Denham, Sir Cha. Hussey, Mr. Fane, Mr. Bulteele, Mr. Dennis, Lord Gorge, Sir Lan. Lake, Mr. Lewis, Sir Tho. Lee, Mr. Geo. Clarke, Sir Nic. Crispe, Mr. Croke, Sir Fra. Hen. Lea, Mr. Vaughan, Sir Tho. Wendy, Mr. Seymour, Mr. Knight, Mr. Garway, Sir Solomon Swale, Sir Phil. Warwick, Mr. Jolly, Sir Geo. Cartwright, Lord Fanshaw, Mr. Crouch, Mr. Coventry, Sir Tho. Meres, Mr. Jones, Sir Tho. Allen, Sir Edward Walpoole, Mr. Hungerford, Mr. Streete, Sir Theo. Biddulph, Sir John Birkinhead, Sir Tho. Fanshaw: And all the Members of this House, that shall come, are to have Voices at the Committee: And they are to meet on Monday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Star Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

The King's Declaration, and Speech.

Resolved, &c. That Wednesday next be appointed for reading the King's Majesty's Declarations and last Speech, and for taking the same into Consideration and Debate.

Call of the House.

Resolved, That Thursday next come-sevennight, being the Fifth Day of March, be appointed for calling over the House.

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