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 Februarii, 14 Car. Regis.
A PETITION of the Inhabitants in the Parishes of Hendon, Edgware, Great Stanmore, Little Stanmore, Kingsbury, Wilsden, Hamsted, Maribone, &c. in the County of Middlesex, touching the Highways, was this Day read.
Ordered, That the same be referred to the Committee to which the Bill for the Highways in and near London and Westminster, and Parts adjacent, is committed.
An ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, for enabling Sir Anthony Browne to sell Lands for Payment of Debts, was this Day read the Third time.
Ordered, That this House doth assent to the said Bill.
E. of Derby's Estate.
A Bill ingrossed, sent from the Lords, for the restoring of Charles Earl of Derby to the Manors of Mould and Mouldsdale, Hope and Hopesdale, in the County of Flint, was this Day read the Second time.
Resolved, That the same be committed to Dr. Birkenhead, Sir John Goodrick, Sir Roger Bradshaigh, Colonel Kirkby, Sir Clement Throgmorton, Sir William Doyley, Sir Thomas Leigh, Mr. Bullen Reames, Sir Thomas Gore, Mr. Crooke, Sir Edmond Pooley, Sir Henry North, Mr. Attorney of the Duchy, Mr. Chetwynd, Colonel Shackerley, Sir Edmond Peirse, Sir Robert Howard, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Mr. WilliamSandys, Sir William Lewes, Colonel Gray, Mr. Whitley, Sir Charles Berkeley, Sir Adrian Scroope, Sir William Stroud, Sir Gervas Clifton, Sir John Norton, Mr. Musgrave, Mr. Arundell, Mr. George Clerke, Colonel Robinson, Sir Solomon Swale, Colonel Gray, Colonel Windham, Mr. Arundell, Sir William Lowther, Mr. Scudamore, Sir Robert Holt, Sir Courtney Poole, Colonel Gilby, Sir James Smith, Sir Thomas Allan, Colonel Phillips, Lord Ancram, Mr. Chicheley, Mr. Coventry, Sir Anthony Irby, Sir Robert Atkins, Mr. Lewes, Mr. Mountague, Sir Edward Moseley, Sir William Hayward, Mr. Vaughan, Sir Clifford Clifton, Sir John Denham, Mr. Griffith, Lord Gorges, Mr. Churchill, Mr. Culleford, Lord Bruce, Sir John Hotham, Mr. Ashburneham, Mr. Pudsey, Mr. Clifford, Mr. Goring, Mr. Harbord, Lord Richardson, Sir Phillip Musgrave, Sir Richard Malleverer, Mr. Jaye, Mr. Trevanion, Mr. Lowther, and all the Knights, Citizens, and Burgesses, who serve for the Counties of Chester and Lancaster; and the Members of this House that are of the Long Robe: 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: And they are particularly to consider of the Fraud and Surprize, in hindering the Earl of Derby from purchasing the Manors and Lands in Question: And they are likewise to take into Consideration, the Petition of Sir John Trevor, Knight, Andrew Ellize, and George Twisleton, Purchasers of the Premises.
Ordered, That the ingrossed Bill for regulating the Making of Stuffs in Norwich and Norfolke, be read Tomorrow Morning.
Ordered, That the Names of Richard Page, and Francis Page, Sons of Sir Richard Page Knight, deceased, being Minors, under Age, and born in Holland, be inserted into the Bill for Naturalizing.
The House then resumed the Debate upon the Bill for constituting Corporations in the Cities of London and Westminster, and in the several Cities and Counties within the Kingdom of England, and Dominion of Wales, and Town of Barwick upon Tweede, for the better Relief and Employment of the Poor, and for the preventing of Poor, by the Settling of them; and for the better Execution of the Laws against Rogues and Vagabonds.
And Sir William Tompson reports from the Committee to which it was referred to bring in a Clause for settling a Corporation apart for the City of London, some Amendments to the Bill; and a Clause for settling the said Corporation: Which were thrice read; and, upon the Question, agreed unto.
Resolved, That the said Bill be amended accordingly.
Which was accordingly done at the Clerk's Table.
A Proviso touching Soldiers in Garison Towns, and their Wives and Children, being tendered to be added to the said Bill: and once read;
The Question was put, That the said Proviso be read the Second time:
The House was divided: And
The Yeas went forth.
|Mr. Marvill,||Tellers for the Yeas:||63.|
|Mr. Sandys,||With the Yeas,|
|Sir Clifford Clifton,||Tellers for the Noes:||77.|
|Colonel Robinson,||With the Noes,|
And so it passed in the Negative.
Resolved, That the Quorum of Twenty be amended, and made Fourteen.
Which was accordingly amended at the Table; and thrice read; and, upon the Question, agreed to.
Resolved, That the Blank left for the Penalty on the Beadle, be filled up, and made Forty Shillings.
Which was done accordingly, at the Clerk's Table; and after, thrice read; and agreed unto.
Resolved, That "after the First Day of November 1662," be inserted into the Clause which concerns the giving Alms at Doors.
Which being accordingly done at the Clerk's Table; and thrice read; was, upon the Question, agreed to.
A Proviso, on the Behalf of Christ's Hospital, in relation to the Hundred and Twenty poor Children taken into that Hospital, and some other Particulars, was twice read; and after some Amendments made therein, was, upon the Question, agreed unto.
And the said Proviso, so amended, being read the Third time;
Resolved, That the said Proviso, so amended, be added to, and made Part of, the said Bill.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the Bill, with the Amendments and Proviso agreed to, do pass.
Resolved, That the Title of the said Bill shall be, An Act for constituting Corporations in the Cities of London and Westminster, and in the several Cities and Counties within the Kingdom of England, and Dominion of Wales, and Town of Barwick upon Tweed, for the better Relief and Employment of the Poor; and for the Preventing of Poor, by the Settling of them; and for the better Execution of the Laws against Rogues and Vagabonds.
And Mr. R. Ashburneham is to carry up the said Bill to the Lords for their Concurrence.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the House will, To-morrow at Ten of the Clock, take into Consideration the Amendments, sent from the Lords, to the Bill for confirming the Act of Ministers, and Two other publick Acts.
Reversing E. of Strafford's Attainder.
A Message from the Lords, by Mr. Justice Mallett and Mr. Baron Turnor;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent you an Act for reversing the Earl of Strafford's Attainder; wherein they desire your Concurrence.
Ordered, That the said Bill be read To-morrow Morning.
10 per Cent. Interest.
Then the House, according to an Order of the Fifteenth of this Instant, resolved itself into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed into the further Debate of the Bill for Toleration of taking Ten Pounds per Cent. on Loans to his Majesty.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Sir Robert Atkins took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker again took the Chair: And
Sir Robert Atkins made Report, That the Committee of the whole House had finished the said Bill; and desired that he might make Report thereof To-morrow Morning.
Ordered, That Sir Robert Atkins do make Report thereof To-morrow Morning, at Ten of the Clock.
Momma's, &c. Petition.
Ordered, That the Petition and Remonstrance of Jacob Momma, Daniell Demetrius, and Peter Hoct junior, be referred to the Grand Committee for Trade.
London, &c. Streets.
Ordered, That Mr. Yorke be added to the Committee to whom the Bill for the Highways, in and near London and Westminster, and the Parts adjacent, is committed.
Great Level of Fens.
Ordered, That Sir William Lewes and Mr. Bulkeley be added to the Committee to whom the Bills concerning the great Level of the Fens, called Bedford Level, is committed.
Sir John Mounson.
Ordered, That the Report from Sir John Mounson's Committee be made on Wednesday Morning.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning at Eight of the Clock.