House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 25 September 1666

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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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Die Martis, 25 Sept. 18 Car. IIdi.


Committee of Privileges.

ORDERED, That these Members following be added to the Committee of Privileges and Elections; viz. Sir Roger Bradshaw, Mr. Hungerford, Sir Jo. Bennet, Sir Herbert Price, Mr. Bertu, Sir Wm. Fleetwood, Mr. Palmer, Mr. Dalmahoy, Mr. Chetwyn, Mr. Sam. Sandys, Sir Wm. Drake, Sir Thom. Meeres, Mr. Hatton, Mr. Darwin, Mr. Geo. Mountague.

Certioraries, &c.

A Bill to prevent Abuses by Certioraries and Habeas Corpora, was read.

Ordered, That this Bill be read the Second time on Monday next.

King appoints to be attended.

A Message from the Lords, by Sir Nathaniell Hobart and Sir John Cole;

Mr. Speaker, The Lords appointed the Lord Chamberlain Yesterday to attend his Majesty, to know his Pleasure, When both Houses should attend him: And that his Majesty had appointed Three of the Clock this Afternoon, for both Houses to attend him, at the Banqueting House in Whitehall.

Fire of London.

Resolved, &c. That a Committee be appointed, to inquire into the Causes of the late Fire.

And that it be referred to Sir Charles Harbord, Mr. Sandys, Colonel Birch, Sir Robert Brooke, Sir Thom. Littleton, Mr. Pryn, Mr. Jones, Mr. Whorwood, Mr. Coventry, Serjeant Maynard, Sir Jo. Talbot, Mr. Morley, Mr. Garraway, Sir Francis Goodrick, Sir Solom. Swale, Sir Thom. Tompkins, Mr. Seymour, Mr. Finch, Lord Herbert, Sir Jo. Heath, Mr. Milward, Sir Richard Ford, Mr. Robert Milward, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Richard Oatley, Colonel Strangwaies, Sir Edw. Massey, Sir Edm. Walpoole, Sir Robert Atkins, Sir Thom. Gower, Mr. Trevor, Sir Thom. Clifford, Sir Henry Cæsar, Sir Jo. Monson, Sir Job Charlton, Lord Ancram: And they are to meet To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Public Accompts.

Ordered, That the Matter of the Public Accompts, ordered to be brought in, be adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Ten of the Clock.

Leave of Absence.

Ordered, That Mr. Brunckard have the Leave of this House to go into the Country.


Ordered, That all Committees which were to sit this Afternoon, be adjourned; and do sit To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the several Places formerly mentioned.

The House adjourned till Two of the Clock in the Afternoon.

Post Meridiem.

The King attended.

THE House being met; and having adjourned till Eight of the Clock To-morrow Morning;

Mr. Speaker, and the Members in a Body, went to attend his Majesty at Whitehall, with the Vote of both Houses.