House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 5 January 1667

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 Sabbati, 5 Januarii, 18 Car. IIdi.


Prices of Wines.

A BILL for settling the Prices upon Wine was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Sir Lanc. Lake, Colonel Sandys, Mr. Steward, Mr. Pryn, Mr. Seymour, Sir Thomas Proby, Mr. Crouch, Sir Solom. Swale, Mr. Morice, Colonel Birch, Sir Thom. Clergis, Sir John Knight, Mr. Scowen, Sir Bainham Throckmorton, Sir John Birkenhead, Mr. Garraway, Sir Edw. Masters, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Clifford Clifton, Sir John Lowther, Sir Robert Atkyns, Sir John Talbott, Sir Jonathan Trelawney, Sir Charles Harbord, Mr. Pepis, Mr. Crooke, Sir Wm. Doyley, Sir John Bennett, Colonel Williams, Mr. Chowne, Sir John Duncombe, Sir John Frederick, Sir Robert Holt, Sir Robert Carr, Sir Thom. Littleton, Mr. Marvill, Lord Richardson, Sir Geo. Downing, Mr. Waller, Sir Thom. Meeres, Colonel Windham, Mr. Peircy Goring, Mr. Swynfen, Sir Thomas Bludworth, Mr. Jolly, Mr. Richard Tayler, Sir John Coriton, Doctor Burwell, Sir Wm. Thompson, Sir John Brampston, Sir Edw. Seymour, Colonel Kirkby, Mr. King, Sir Ralph Hare, Mr. Hobby, Sir Hen. Cæsar, Mr. Sandys, Mr. Whorwood, Sir Thom. Allen, Sir Thomas Lee, Mr. Ratcliffe, Sir Adam Browne, Sir Wm. Terringham: And they are to meet on Monday at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Moseley's Estate.

A Bill for settling the Estate of Sir Edward Moseley Baronet, deceased, was tendered; and received.

Ordered, That this Bill be read on Monday next.

Wood, Coals, &c.

Resolved, &c. That a Committee be appointed to consider of the Abuses in Woodmongers, Wharfingers, Carmen, and others, in advancing the Prices of Wood, Coals, and Fuelling; and also of the Abuses of such as do advance the Price of Victuals, or of Hay, Oats, and Provender; and to peruse the former Laws to the Seizing of Wood, and other Matters, and see wherein they are defective, and bring in a Bill or Bills for Redress of the Abuses before-mentioned:

And that it be referred to Mr. Waller, Sir John Duncombe, Colonel Birch, Serjeant Mainard, Sir John Birkenhead, Mr. Pryn, Sir Thom. Higgons, Mr. Morice, Sir Charles Harbord, Mr. Comptroller, Mr. Pepis, Sir Thom. Lee, Colonel Phillips, Sir John Knight, Mr. Garraway, Sir Edw. Wallpoole, Sir Job Charlton, Sir Robert Holt, Sir Hen. Cæsar, Sir Robert Atkins, Sir John Bennett, Sir Lanc. Lake, Mr. Steward, Mr. Coleman, Sir Thomas Littleton, Sir Wm. Doyley, Sir Wm. Coventry, Sir Geo. Downing, Sir Thomas Gower, Sir Solom. Swale, Sir Thomas Meeres, Sir Robert Carr, Sir Humfry Wynch, Sir Thomas Proby: And all the Members of the House that shall come are to have Voices: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Two of the Clock in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Poynz's Estate.

Ordered, That the Bill for assuring the Moiety of the Manor of Iron Acton unto Sir John Poynz be read the Second time on Monday next.

Winchelsea Election.

Ordered, That the Report concerning the Election of Winchelsea be heard on Wednesday next.

Poll Bill.

Sir Thomas Meeres reports from the Conference had with the Lords upon the Poll Bill, several Amendments and Additions, delivered at the Conference, to the said Bill: Which he read, with the Coherence; and after, delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table.

And the Amendments being once read;

The First Amendment being to omit the Clause in the Bill for putting a Double Assessment upon Aliens and Non-conformists, was read the Second time; and the First Part, as to Aliens, debated.

The Question being propounded, That there be Distinction of Aliens;

And the Question being put, That the Question be put;

It passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, That this House doth agree with the Lords as to that Part of the Amendment concerning Aliens;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went forth.


Sir Solom. Swale, With the Yeas, 58.
Mr. Steward,
Sir John Duncombe, With the Noes, 75.
Sir Thomas Clergis,

And so it passed in the Negative.


Resolved, &c. That the House do now adjourn.

The House adjourned, accordingly, till Monday Morning, Eight of the Clock.