House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 14 June 1661

Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 8, 1660-1667. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 14 June 1661', in Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 8, 1660-1667, (London, 1802) pp. 270-271. British History Online [accessed 24 April 2024]


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Veneris, 14 Junii, 13° Car. Regis.


CORNELIUS Le Brun, and James Tandin, in order to their Naturalization, did this Day take the Oaths of Supremacy and Allegiance before Mr. Speaker, at the Clerk's Table.

Browne's Estate.

A Bill enabling Sir Anthony Browne to sell Lands for Payment of Debts, being ingrossed, was this Day read the Third time.

Resolved, upon the Question, That the said Bill do pass.

And the Question being put, That the Title of the said Bill shall be, An Act enabling Sir Anthony Brown to sell Lands for Payment of Debts;

Resolved in the Affirmative.

And Mr. Shaw is to carry up the said Bill.

Leave of Absence.

Ordered, That Mr. Culliford, one of the Members of this House, have Leave to go into the Country.


Ordered, That Sir Roger Bradshawe, Mr. Pepis, and Mr. Rigby, be added to the Committee of the Bill for the Enlarging and Repairing of Common Highways.

Hunt's Estate.

Mr. Dennis reported several Amendments to the Bill enabling the Sale of some of the Lands of Thomas Hunt Esquire, and John Hunt Gentleman, for Payment of their Debts: Which he read, with the Coherence, in his Place; and then delivered in the same at the Table: Which several Amendments being twice read;

Resolved, That this House doth agree with the said Committee in the said several Amendments: And

Resolved, upon the Question, That the said Bill, with the said Amendments, be ingrossed.

Court of Wards.

A Petition of the Officers of the late Court of Wards and Liveries, who have received no Satisfaction upon the taking away of the said Court, was this Day read.

Resolved, That it be referred to a Committee, to examine what legal Offices of the said Court of Wards were established by the Statute; and to examine and hear the several Claims of the several Officers belonging to such Offices, and report it to the House; and withal to present some Means how they may have Recompence for their Places: And the same was committed to Sir Robert Atkins, Lord Bruce, Lord St. John, Sir Edm. Peirse, Sir Wm. Campton, Sir Tho. Leigh, Sir John Brampston, Sir Solomon Swale, Mr. Jonathan Trelawney, Sir Charles Cornwallis, Sir Tho. Allen, Sir Robert Phillips, Sir John Covert, Mr. Thurland, Lord Falkland, Mr. Fowell, Mr. Coryton, Mr. Hen. Coventry, Sir Antho. Irby, Mr. Clifford, Sir Allen Brodrick, Mr. Swanton, Sir John Goodrick, Mr. Knight, Mr. Shaw, Sir Henry Newton, Sir George Reeve, Sir Courtney Poole, Mr. Edw. Phillips, Mr. Windham, Sir Lancelot Lake, Mr. Strangwayes, Mr. Lovelace, Sir Allen Apsley, Sir Bainham Throckmorton, Mr. Wm. Coventry, Mr. Wm. Sandis, Sir Henry Puckering, Mr. John Vaughan, Mr. Seamor, Mr. Roberts, Mr. Street, Sir Henry Leu, Lord Rich. Butler, Sir Hugh Bethell, Sir Hump. Winch, Sir Roger Bradshaigh, Sir Tho. Hebblethwayte, Sir Wm. Doyley, Mr. Biscowen, Mr. Pleadwell, Sir Tho. Jones, Sir Phillip Warwick, Sir Henry Worsley, Mr. Dowdswell, Mr. Lowther, Sir Tho. Ingram, Mr. Edw. Seymor, Mr. Playters, Sir Wm. Fleetwood, Sir Heneage Finch, Dr. Burrell, Mr. Churchill, Mr. Chichley, Sir Tho. Dolman, Sir Richard *, Sir George Clerk, Mr. Newton alias Puckring, Mr. Ashburnham, Mr. Tho. Coventry: And they are to meet on Monday next, at Two of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber; and to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Repairs of Churches.

The Question being put, That the Bill for the enabling of Churchwardens to assess and levy Monies for Repair of Churches, and other Occasions incident to their Office, should be this Day read the Second time;

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

And the Bill being accordingly read; the same was committed to Sir Henry North, Mr. Birch, Mr. Clifton, Mr. Lowther, Sir Allen Apsley, Sir Francis Finch, Mr. Biscowen, Mr. Wm. Coventry, Lord Cavendish, Mr. Bunkley, Mr. Peckham, Sir Lancelot Lake, Mr. Chichley, Mr. Pryn, Sir Antho. Irby, Sir John Rolls, Mr. Carew, Mr. Taylor, Mr. Swanton, Sir Henry Worsley, Mr. Henry Williams, Mr. Reames, Sir John Goodrick, Mr. Shaw, Mr. Goodrick, Mr. Henry Coventry, Sir Henry Herbert, Mr. Windham, Mr. Fane, Mr. Lewes Palmer, Sir John Brampston, Mr. Stafford, Sir Benjamin Ayloff, Sir John Duncomb, Lord Brereton, Mr. Mountague, Mr. Coriton, Mr. Walden, Mr. Collins, Sir Solomon Swale, Sir Charles Cornwallis, Colonel Gilby, Sir George Reeve, Sir Edm. Peirse, Lord Bruce, Sir Hugh Bethell, Sir Phillip Warwick, Colonel Windham, Sir Henry Newton, Sir Roger Bradshaw, Sir Tho. Ingram, Sir Robert Bolls, Dr. Burrell, Sir Tho. Fanshaw, Lord Rich. Butler, Mr. Milward, Mr. Clifford, Mr. Jeffery Palmer, Mr. Phinees Andrews, Mr. Potter, Mr. Churchill, Sir Edm. Pooley, Sir George Sandis, Mr. Herbert, Mr. Swinfen, Mr. Tho. Coventry, Lord Cornbury, Serjeant Keeling, Mr. Wren, Mr. Aldworth, Sir George Clerke, Mr. Rigby, Sir Phillip Musgrave, Mr. Musgrave, Serjeant Charleton, Sir Charles Harbord, Mr. Knight, Sir Tho. Meres, Sir Robert Brooke, Mr. Steward, Sir Robert Holt, Mr. Crouch, Mr. Streete, Sir Tho. Leigh, Mr. Bulteel, Mr. Flint, Sir Wm. Compton, Mr. Waller, Mr. Wm. Sandis, Mr. Whorard, and all the Members of this House, that shall be present at the said Committee, are to have Votes thereat: And they are to meet on Monday next, at Two of the Clock in the Exchequer Chamber: And the King's Advocate, and any of his Counsel at Law, or any other Counsel, are to be heard, if they desire it: And the said Committee are to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Leave of Absence.

Ordered, That Sir Richard Everard have Leave of this House to go into the Country, his Child being sick.

Quakers, &c.

Ordered, That the Bill for preventing the Mischiefs and Dangers that may arise by certain Persons, called Quakers, and other Schismaticks, be read To-morrow Morning.

Bonelace, &c.

Ordered, That a Bill prohibiting the Importation of Bonelace, Imbroidery, and Needle-work, be read the First time To-morrow Morning.

Confirming Publick Acts.

The Bill for confirming publick Acts, being ingrossed, was this Day read the Third time.

And a Proviso being brought in, to be added to the Act of free and general Pardon, Indemnity, and Oblivion, which is thereby to be confirmed;

The same took up long Debate: And

Resolved, upon the Question, That the further Debate of the said Proviso be adjourned till Nine of the Clock To-morrow Morning.

And this House adjourned till Seven of the Clock To-morrow Morning.