House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 17 June 1661

Pages 272-273

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, 17 die Junii, 13° Car.


JOHN Caoett, in order to his Naturalization, this Day took the Oaths of Supremacy and Allegiance before Mr. Speaker, at the Clerk's Table.

Countess of Dorsett's Jointure.

Ordered, That Mr. Moreton, Sir Maurice Berkley, Lord Buckhurst, Mr. Churchill, Mr. Jonath. Trelawny, Sir Edmund Pooley, Sir Edw. Moseley, Sir Chichester Wray, Sir Antho. Irby, Sir Wm. Compton, Sir John Tuffton, Mr. Strickland, Mr. Waller, Mr. Lewes, Sir Wm. Doyley, Sir Edw. Walpoole, Sir Charles Cornwallis, Sir John Duncomb, Sir John Rowse, Sir Ralph Hare, Sir Rich. Everard, Mr. Cook, Mr. Sicklemore, Sir Francis Clerk, and Sir Henry Lea, be added to the Committee to whom the Bill of the Right honourable Anne Countess Dowager of Dorsett, Pembrooke, and Montgomery, touching a Misrecital of the Dates of her Deeds of Jointure, is committed.

Wilton Writ.

Sir John Nicholas, Knight of the Bath, being returned to serve as a Member for Wilton in Wiltshire, and also for Rippon in the County of Yorke, did this Day wave his Election for Wilton, and elected to serve for Rippon:

Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue a Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown to make out a Writ for a new Election for the Town of Wilton in Wiltshire.

Prestwich's Estate.

A Bill for Confirmation of a Sale of Lands, made by Sir Thomas Prestwich and others to Sir Edward Mosley, was this Day read the First time.

Resolved, That this Bill be read again the Second time, on this Day Sevennight.

Marquis of Winchester's Claims.

A Bill towards Reparation and Satisfaction to be made to the Marquis of Winchester, out of the Lands of Robert Wallop Esquire, for Ten thousand Pounds granted unto him, in Way of a Donative, by the then pretended Parliament, out of the said Marquis of Winchester's Estate, being this Day read the Second time, was, upon the Question, committed to Sir John Strangwayes, Mr. Fane, Sir Baniam Throckmorton, Mr. Comptroller, Mr. Vicechamberlain, Sir Tho. Fanshaw, Sir Tho. Leigh, Mr. Strickland, Mr. Clifton, Lord Brereton, Sir Robert Alkins, Sir Richard Onslow, Sir Jordan Crosland, Sir John Talbot, Sir Tho. Strickland, Mr. Vaughan, Mr. James, Mr. Smith, Mr. Prideaux, Sir Solomon Swale, Lord Herbert, Lord Castleton, Mr. Hungerford, Mr. Strangwayes, Sir Heneage Finch, Mr. Lovelace, Sir Allen Brodrick, Mr. Stafford, Sir Ben. Ayliffe, Sir John Brampston, Sir Roger Bradshaw, Sir George Reeve, Mr. Moreton, Sir Antho. Irby, Mr. Jona. Trelawney, Mr. Lowther, Mr. Wharton, Colonel Legg, Sir Edw. Hopton, Mr. Ashton, Mr. Lawrence Hide, Sir John Nicholas, Sir Phillip Warwicke, Sir Robert Howard, Sir Barnard Greenvile, Colonel Windham, Sir Hugh Windham, Lord Richard Butler, Sir John Goodrick, Sir John Holland, Lord Falkland, Sir Robert Brook, Mr. Collins, Sir George Clerke, Sir Maurice Berkley, Mr. Hollis, Mr. Tho. Jones, Lord Cavendeish, Mr. Roberts, Mr. Lewis Palmer, Colonel Sandys, Mr. Herbert, Mr. Waller, Mr. Edward Seymour, Mr. Crouch, Mr. Heath, Mr. Orme, Sir Cæsar Colclough, Sir Adrian Scroop, Mr. Harbord, Sir Courtney Poole, Sir Henry North, Sir Tho. Ingram, Sir Wm. Compton, Mr. Whitley, Sir John Norton, Sir Henry Newton, Mr. George Mountague, Mr. Rigby, Sir John Marloe, Sir Clement Fisher, Lord Le de Spencer, Sir Antho. Cope, Mr. Puckring, Mr. Ashburnham, Mr. Henry Coventry, Mr. Milward, Sir George Sandys, Mr. Clifford, Mr. Wm. Sandys, Sir Wm. Smith, Sir Edmund Bowyer, Mr. Goodricke, Mr. Glascock, Mr. Ashburnham, Mr. Knight, Sir Henry Capell, Sir Edmond Peirse, Mr. Edgerton, Mr. Chetwind, Sir Robert Holt, Sir Richard Oatley, Mr. Geoffery Palmer, Lord Buckhurst, Mr. Dowdswell, Lord Mansfeild, Colonel Bishop, Lord Bruce, Sir Phillip Musgrave, Mr. Wm. Coventry, Mr. Fretchvill, Mr. Darcy, Sir John Rolls, Mr. Puckering, Mr. Ireland, Sir Tho. Fanshaw junior, Serjeant Charleton, Sir Tho. Meres, Colonel Gilby, Mr. Clerke, Sir Rich. Maleverer, Mr. Street, Sir Edward Seymour, Mr. Higgins, Mr. John Newton, and all the Members that serve for Hampsheire: And they are to meet To-morrow, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Exchequer Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, Witnesses, and Records: And all Persons concerned are to have Notice.

Hull Churches.

A Bill for dividing Trinity Church in Kingston upon Hull from Hasle, was this Day read the First time.

Resolved, That this Bill be read again, the Second time, on this Day Sevennight.

Holland Parish.

A Bill for the new Erection of the Parish of Holland, Com' Lancaster, and endowing the Rector of the said Parish, was this Day read the First time.

Resolved, That this Bill be read again, the Second time, on this Day Sevennight.

Quakers, &c.

A Bill for the preventing the Mischiefs and Dangers that may arise by certain Persons called Quakers, and other Schismaticks, was this Day read the First time.

Resolved, That the same be read again, the Second time, on Thursday next.

Worcester Clothiers.

Mr. Street reports from the Committee to whom the Bill of the Corporation of the Clothiers of Worcester was referred, several Amendments; which he read with the Coherence in his Place: Which Amendments being severally twice read;

Resolved, upon the Question, That this House doth agree with the said Committee to the said several Amendments: And

Resolved, upon the Question, That the said Bill, with the several Amendments, this Day read, and agreed to, be ingrossed.

Confirming publick Acts.

Ordered, That the Matter upon the Bill for Confirmation of publick Acts, be taken into Consideration, the first publick Business, To-morrow Morning at Nine of the Clock.

Bills sent to Lords.

Ordered, That Mr. Shaw do carry unto the Lords, for their Concurrence, Mr. Harbin's Bill; and Sir Anthony Browne's Bill.


Ordered, That the Bill for erecting and augmenting of Vicarages, be read To-morrow Morning.


And then the House resolved into a Grand Committee of the whole House, to proceed upon the Bill for ordering the Forces in the several Counties of this Kingdom; And

Mr. Speaker left the Chair: And

Sir Heneage Finch, his Majesty's Solicitor General, took the Chair:

And, after much Debate upon the said Bill,

Mr. Speaker again took the Chair.

And Mr. Solicitor General making Report, that the Committee of the whole House had made some Progress upon the said Bill for ordering the Forces, &c.;

Ordered, That this House do resolve into a Committee of the whole House To-morrow Morning at Nine of the Clock, and then resume the further Debate of the said Bill.

Committee of Privileges.

Ordered, That Hender Roberts Esquire be added to the Committee of Privileges and Elections.

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