House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 24 January 1662

Pages 350-351

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

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Veneris, 24 Januarii, 13 Car. Regis.


Malmesbury Writ.

ORDERED, That Mr. Speaker do issue his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out a Writ, for Election of a Burgess to serve for the Town of Malmesbury in the County of Wilts, in the Place of Mr. Lawrence Washington, lately dead.

Committee added.

Ordered, That Colonel Robinson be added to the Committee of Privileges.

Relief of Loyalists.

A Bill for Relief of such maimed Officers and Soldiers, and others, who are in Want, that have faithfully served his Majesty, and his Father, of blessed Memory, in the Wars, was this Day read the First time.

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

Dudston and King's Barton Hundreds.

Ordered, That the ingrossed Bill for dividing the Two Hundreds of Dudston and King's Barton from the County of the City of Gloucester, and annexing of it to the County of Glocester, be read To-morrow Morning, the first Bill.


Ordered, That John Tisser, Michaell Mohun, be sent for, in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms, to answer their Breach of Privilege, in causing Sir Henry Herbert, a Member of this House, to be served with Process of Subpæna, out of the High Court of Chancery.

Powell's Estate.

The House resumed the further Hearing of the Cause upon the ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, to make void certain Fines unduly obtained to be levied by Sir Edward Powell, and his Lady; which, by Order of the Twentieth of this Month, was appointed for this Day.

And the several Parties concerned, and their Counsel, and Witnesses, being called in to the Bar of this House; after Examination of all Witnesses, which either Party could produce; and full Hearing of the Evidence, and Counsel, on all Parts;

Resolved, upon the Question, That the Bill, sent from the Lords, to make void Fines unduly obtained to be levied by Sir Edward Powell, and his Lady, be read the Third time, on Tuesday next.

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