Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 8, 1660-1667. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Martis, 17 die Octobris, 17 Car. IIdi.
Unconforming Ministers, &c.
A BILL for suppressing Unconforming Ministers and Schoolmasters, was read the Second time.
The Question being put, That the Grand Question, for committing the Bill, be now put;
It was resolved in the Affirmative.
The main Question being put, That the Bill be committed;
It was resolved in the Affirmative, That the Bill be committed to Sir Wm. Lowther, Colonel Strangewayes, Mr. Crowch, Dr. Burwell, Mr. Dowdswell, Sir Tho. Littleton, Mr. Seymour, Sir Wm. Haward, Mr. Solicitor General, Sir Job Charleton, Colonel Phillipps, Sir Rob. Atkins, Sir Lan. Lake, Sir Tho. Allen, Mr. Coleman, Sir Robert Carr, Mr. Milward, Sir Robert Holt, Mr. Hampden, Lord Richardson, Sir Rich. Temple, Sir Jo. Gowre, Sir Jo. Birkenhead, Lord Fanshaw, Sir Anth. Cope, Sir Hen. Lee, Mr. Wren, Mr. Culliford, Sir Philipp Warwick, Sir Robert Howard, Sir Edw. Thurland, Sir Fra. Vincent, Lord Fitzharding, Sir Wm. Smith, Sir Rich. Braham, Sir Jo. Heath, Sir Nic. Carew, Mr. Goreing, Mr. Serjeant Maynard, Sir John Harrison, Sir Edw. Massy, Sir Wm. Batten, Sir Hen. North, Sir Jo. Knight, Sir Wm. Moreton, Sir John Goodrick, Sir Jo. Duncombe, Sir Winston Churchill, Colonel Wyndham, Serjeant Seis, Colonel Legg, Mr. Mountague, Mr. Walden, Mr. Weld, Sir Fra. Clarke, Mr. Pleydall, Mr. Choone, Colonel Reames, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Sir Wm. Hickman, Sir Tho. Dolman: And they are to meet at Two of the Clock this Afternoon, in the Divinity School: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Bills from Lords.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Wm. Childe and Sir Nat. Hobart;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent you down Two Bills: The one, intituled, An Act for a more speedy and effectual proceeding upon Distresses and Avowries for Rents; the other, intituled, An Act for uniting Churches in Cities and Towns Corporate: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Preventing the Plague.
A Bill to prevent the Spreading of the Infection of the Plague, was read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be committed to Sir Robert Atkins, Sir Lan. Lake, Sir John Heath, Colonel Legg, Mr. Mountague, Mr. Milward, Colonel Reames, Sir Job Charleton, Sir Tho. Allen, Mr. Pryn, Mr. Yorke, Mr. Serjeant Maynard, Mr. Coleman, Mr. Hobby, Mr. Crowch, Colonel Birch, Mr. Chowne, Sir Jo. Birkenhead, Mr. George, Sir Wm. Hickman, Mr. Finch, Dr. Burwell, Mr. Flint, Dr. Arras, Mr. Jolly, Mr. Glascock, Sir Henry Worsley, Sir Jo. Pelham, Mr. Seymour, Sir Winston Churchill, Sir Jo. Knight, Sir Row. Berkley, Mr. Dowdeswell, Sir Edw. Massy, Mr. Kendall, Sir Robert Carr, Colonel Strangwayes, Dr. Quarterman, Mr. Crooke, Sir Tho. Gower, Mr. Wren, Sir Wm. Moreton, Sir Phil. Warwick: And all the Members that shall come to the Committee, are to have Voices: And they are to meet in the Physick School this Afternoon, at Two of the Clock: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Blancquefort's, &c. Nat.
A Bill for naturalizing Lewis Blancquefort, and others, was read the First time.
Resolved, &c. That this Bill be read the Second time To-morrow Morning.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight of the Clock.