Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 8, 1660-1667. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Mercurii, 4 die Decembris, 13° Car. Regis.
Mr. York reports from the Committee to whom the Bill against Importing of Foreign Wool-cards, Card-wire, or Iron-wire, was committed, several Amendments to the said Bill: Which he read, with the Coherence, in his Place; and afterwards delivered in at the Clerk's Table.
And the First Amendment, being in the Fifteenth Line, Between the Words, "the King's Most Excellent Majesty and the Commons," add these Words, "the Lords Spiritual and Temporal;"
The same was twice read; and, upon the Question, agreed unto.
The Second Amendment, being between the Word "the," and the Word "Commons," in the same Line, let there be no Blank left;
The same was also twice read; and, upon the Question, agreed unto.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the said Bill, so amended, be ingrossed.
An ingrossed Bill to enable the Sale of some of the Lands of William Milward Esquire, for Payment of some of his Debts, was this Day read the Third time.
Resolved, That the Words "Spiritual and Temporal" be inserted between the Words "Lords and Commons."
Which was accordingly done, at the Clerk's Table.
Resolved, That the said Bill do pass.
Resolved, That the Title of the said Bill shall be, An Act to enable the Sale of some of the Lands of William Milward Esquire, for Payment of some of his Debts.
Leave of Absence.
Ordered, That Sir Henry Wood, in pursuance of his Majesty's Commands, have the Leave of this House to go into Portugall, to wait upon the Queen.
Ordered, That the Bill of Mr. Coppleston be read Tomorrow Morning.
Yorkshire Cloth Trade.
A Bill for the better Regulating of the Manufacture of broad mixed Woolen Cloth, within the West Riding of the County of Yorke, was this Day read the First time.
Resolved, That this Bill be read again, the Second time, on Monday next.
The Petition of several Persons, who alledge they have Licences, or Letters Patents, under the Great Seal of England, for the Keeping of Taverns, and Selling of Wines by Retale, presented on the Behalf of themselves, and the rest of the Patentees, was this Day read.
Resolved, upon the Question, That a Committee be appointed to examine the Truth of the Matters alledged in the said Petition; and to hear the Petitioners, and such as are intrusted by his Majesty in granting of Wine Licenses; and to reconcile the Differences between them, if they can; or else to report to this House, how they find the same.
And this Matter is committed to Mr. Comptrolier, Mr. Solicitor General, Sir Charles Harbord, Sir Ralph Banks, Sir Henry North, Mr. Churchill, Sir Roger Bradshaigh, Mr. Vice Chamberlain, Mr. Goodrick, Sir Rich. Breame, Sir John Brampston, Sir Francis Vincent, Mr. Collins, Mr. Fane, Lord Ancram, Mr. Vincent, Sir Allan Broderick, Mr. Crouch, Mr. Culleford, Lord Newburgh, Sir Henry Wood, Sir John Brampston, Mr. Palmer, Lord Buckhurst, Sir Robert Brooke, Mr. Steward, Mr. Thomas Jones, Mr. Francis Lovelace, Mr. Newton, Sir Francis Anderson, Sir Richard Mauleverer, Sir Richard Everard, Mr. Dowdeswell, Sir Jordan Crosland, Sir Edward Mosely, Mr. Rigby, Dr. Arris, Sir John Shaw, Mr. Jay, Sir James Smith, Colonel Gilby, Sir Tho. Widdrington, Mr. Chetwynd, Mr. Mountague, Mr. Swinsein, Mr. Birch, Sir George Ryne, Sir Tho. Strickland, Mr. Spry, Mr. Clifton, Sir John Nicholas, Colonel Leg, Sir Thomas Allen, Dr. Burwell, Sir Phillip Musgrave, Mr. Glascock, Sir Tho. Ingram, Mr. Clerke, Lord Bruce, Sir John Robinson, Sir William Doyley, Colonel Popham, Mr. John Jones, Mr. Barnaby, Mr. Darcy, Mr. Thompson, Mr. Jolliffe, Sir Edward Seymour, Mr. Pitt, Lord Castleton, Mr. Higgons, Mr. Kirby, Sir Lancelott Lake, Serjeant Charleton, Mr. Trelawney, Sir Robert Holt, Colonel Shackerley, Mr. Prym, Mr. Whitley, Sir John Vaughan, Mr. Seymour, Sir William Lewes, Mr. Wm. Sandys, Sir Thomas Meres, Sir Benjamin Ayloffe, Mr. Smith, Mr. Thurland, Sir George Courlhope, Mr. Clifford, Sir John Rolls, Mr. Ballen Reymes, Mr. Garraway, Sir John Goodrick, Sir Thomas Leigh, Sir Edmond Pooley, Sir Henry Widdrington, Mr. Lowther, Colonel Edm. Windham, Sir Phillip Warwicke, Mr. Knight, Sir Solomon Swale, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir Courtney Poole: And they are to meet in the Exchequer Chamber To-morrow, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the Case upon the Bill for making void certain Fines levied by Sir Edward Powell, and his Lady, be heard at the Bar of this House on this Day Sevennight: And that the Committee to whom the Bill is committed, be discharged.
Resolved, That a Message be sent to the Lords, to desire that such Witnesses may be sworn at the Bar of their House, as either Party shall produce to be examined upon the Hearing of the Case in this House: And Mr. Crouch is to carry up the said Message.
The Bill for raising Eighteen Months Assessment, at Seventy thousand Pounds a Month, for the Supply of his Majesty's present Occasions, was this Day read the First time;
Resolved, That the same be read again, the Second time, To-morrow Morning, the first publick Business.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, at Eight of the Clock.