Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 8, 1660-1667. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Lunæ, 12 Decembris , 16 Car IIdi.
A BILL for the Settling of certain marsh and ousy Grounds, lying in the County of Southampton, was read the First time.
Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be read the Second time on Friday next.
Epworth, &c. Commons.
A BILL for the settling the Commonable Grounds in the Manors of Epworth and Gringley, was this Day read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be committed to Lord Castleton, Sir Geo. Cartright, Sir Hump. Winch, Sir Wm. Hickman, Sir Robert Atkyns, Mr. Seymour, Sir Jo. Hotham, Sir Winston Churchill, Colonel Kirkby, Mr. Yorke, Colonel Legg, Sir Fra. Goodrick, Sir John Goodrick, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir Cha. Harbord, Mr. Strickland, Sir John Talbott, Sir Hen. North, Sir Jo. Mounson, Sir Tho. Gowre, Mr. Harbord, Sir John Holland, Mr. Pryn, Sir Tho. Meers, Mr. Treasurer, Mr. Progers, Sir Gervas Clifton, Mr. Bolld, Sir John Robinson, Sir Solo. Swale, Sir Clifford Clifton, Sir Edw. Hungerford, Mr. Daniell, Sir Ralph Bancks, Sir Wm. Doyley, and all the Members of this House that serve for the several Counties of Yorke, Lincolne, and Nottingham: And they are to meet Tomorrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Exchequer Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Courts of Justice.
A Bill for preventing Abuses and Delays in the Law, and Courts of Justice, was read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Mr. Pryn, Mr. Vaughan, Sir Job Charleton, Sir Robert Atkins, Mr. Dowdeswell, Mr. Yorke, Sir Wm. Lowther, Mr. Pepys, Sir John Knight, Sir Tho. Allen, Mr. Trelawny, Mr. Hardes, Sir John Birkenhead, Mr. Attorney of the Duchy, Mr. Dalmahoy, Sir Hen. North, Mr. Cory, Mr. Morrice, Sir Robert Holt, Sir Thomas Meres, Sir Solo. Swale, Dr. Burwell, Mr. Gyles Hungerford, Sir John Holland, Mr. Steward, Sir Rich. Braham, Mr. Westphaling, Mr. Hampden, Sir Wm. Moreton, Colonel Reames, Mr. Dennis, Mr. Newport, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir Tho. Tompkins, Mr. Milward, Lord Gorge, Sir Gervas Clifton, Mr. Musgrave, Colonel Phillips, Sir Edw. Masters, Sir Rich. Francklyn, Mr. Hide, Mr. George, Mr. Phillips, Sir Lanc. Lake, Mr. Progers, Sir Clifford Clifton, Mr. Scawen, Mr. Swynfein, Sir Tho. Gower, Mr. Jay, and all the Members of this House that are of the Long Robe: And all the Members that shall come to the Committee, are to have Voices: And they are to meet, and sit in the House, To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon; and so de die in diem; and to sever or rectify any of the Particulars in the Bill; and to contract the Bill into a shorter Room, if they can; and to make the Bill suitable for the Counties Palatine of Lancaster and Chester: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Sir Robert Atkins reports from the Committee of the whole House, That the Committee had agreed several Votes, in relation to the Raising of the Five-and-twenty hundred thousand Pounds Supply for his Majesty: Which he opened in his Place; and after, delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table.
And the Votes being read;
Resolved, &c. That a Committee be appointed, to extract and bring in a Medium out of the Four hundred thousand Pounds Royal Subsidy, the Ship Rate in 1639, and the Seventy thousand Pounds Tax per mensem, for the setting the Proportions upon the several Counties, for raising the Twenty-five hundred thousand Pounds Supply for his Majesty.
And that it be referred to Sir Robert Atkins, Sir Job Charleton, Mr. Pryn, Sir Edm. Pooley, Colonel Birch, Mr. Vaughan, Sir Wm. Doyley, Sir Tho. Clifford, Sir Tho. Meres, Sir Fra. Goodrick, Sir Anth. Irby, Mr. Street, Mr. Jones, Sir John Holland, Mr. Milward, Mr. Clarke, Sir John Talbott, Sir Phillip Warwick, Mr. Seymour, Sir John Knight, Sir Wm. Lowther, Mr. Waller, Lord Herbert, Mr. Boscawen, Colonel Robinson, Sir Walter St. John, Sir Lanc. Lake, Mr. Garraway, Sir Rich. Ford; or any Seven of them: And they are to meet in the House at Two of the Clock this Afternoon: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records: And that an Abstract of the Ship Rate for the several Counties of Wales be brought in to the Committee.
Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue out his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out a new Writ, for the Election of a Knight of the Shire for the County of Lincolne, in the room of Sir Charles Hussey, deceased.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight of the Clock.