House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 11 March 1662

Pages 383-384

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

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Martis, 11 Martii, 14 Car.


Navigable Rivers.

ORDERED, That the Committee to which the Bill for making Three Rivers therein mentioned navigable, was committed, be revived; and that they do sit, at the Place appointed, this Afternoon: And Mr. Long, Mr. Wyndham, and Mr. Bunkley, are added to the said Committee.

Bonelace, &c.

A Bill against the Wearing and Importing of Foreign Bonelace, &c. was this Day read the Second time.

Resolved, That the said Bill be committed to Sir Courtney Poole, Mr. Jones, Sir Rich. Ford, Mr. Knight, Mr. Clifford, Sir Clifford Clifton, Mr. Smith, Sir Lan. Lake, Mr. Palmer, Lord Ancram, Mr. Spencer, Colonel Windham, Mr. Culleford, Sir John Roll, Mr. Daniell, Sir James Smith, Sir John Robinson, Mr. Bunkley, Mr. Mountague, Mr. Geo. Clarke, Sir Tho. Allen, Sir Robert Brook, Sir Edw. Massey, Mr. Morris, Mr. Crouch, Mr. Pleydall, Mr. Wm. Sandis, Sir Edm. Pye, Sir James Langham, Mr. Herle, Colonel Robinson, Sir Solomon Swale, Mr. Henley, Mr. Churchill, Mr. Boscowen, Alderman Fowke, Mr. Mervill, Mr. Gold, Mr. Butler, and all the Knights, Citizens, and Burgesses, that serve for the several Counties of Devon, Dorset, Bucks, Somerset, and Wilts: 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, and Records.

Goldsmiths Wares.

A Bill for Prevention of the Stealing of Plate, Jewels, and Goldsmith Wares; and also for the Reformation of sundry Inconveniences in the Goldsmiths Trade; was this Day read the Second time.

Resolved, That the said Bill be committed to Sir Tho. Allen, Sir James Smith, Sir John Brampston, Sir John Robinson, Sir Tho. Leigh, Sir Rich. Ford, Mr. John Ashburnham, Mr. Vaughan, Mr. Palmer, Sir Cha. Berkley, Mr. Jones, Sir Robert Brook, Mr. Smith, Mr. Bunckley, Mr. Knight, Mr. Solicitor General, Sir John Duncombe, Mr. Geo. Clarke, Mr. Morris, Sir Lanc. Lake, Sir Wm. Smith, Mr. Chetwind, Mr. Henley, Mr. Westphaling, Mr. Culleford, Sir Hen. Bennett, Sir Robert Holt, Sir Tho. Gower, Colonel Windham, Sir Phil. Musgrave, Sir James Langham, Colonel Legg, Sir Rich. Onslow, Sir Tho. Bludworth, Sir Wm. Tirringham, Mr. Crouch, Lord Bruce, Mr. Scot, Sir John Burlase, Colonel Fra. Windham, Sir Solomon Swale, Mr. Ellyot, Sir Tho. Littleton, Mr. Manwaring, Mr. Mountague, Sir Rich. Browne, Sir Rowland Berkiey, Mr. Taylor, Sir Hen. North, Sir Tho. Strickland, Colonel Robinson, Mr. Churchill, Sir Edw. Massey, Lord Ancram, Mr. Robert Crooke, Dr. Birkinhead, Colonel Bishop, Sir Clifford Clifton, Mr. Spencer, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir Hugh Bethell, Mr. Daniell, Sir Tho. Lee, Sir Edm. Pooley, Mr. Hyde, Mr. Hobby, Sir John Low, Mr. John Churchill, Mr. Musgrave, Sir Wm. Tompson, Sir Tho. Meres: And they are to meet in the Speaker's Chamber, at Two of the Clock, To-morrow in the Afternoon; and to send for and inspect the Charter of the Company of Goldsmiths; and report to the House, how the find the same; and to summon and hear all Persons concerned: and to send for Papers and Records.


A Proviso was tendered to be added to the Bill, for Customs, for Imposition of a Rate upon Sea Coals to be exported from Sunderland.

The Question being put, That the Proviso for an Imposition of the same Custom and Rate upon Sunderland Coals to his Majesty that is paid for Newcastle Coals, be referred to the Committee, to which the Bill for regulating and settling his Majesty's Customs is committed; to examine and Report the Matter of Fact to this House;

The House was divided.
The Noes went forth.

Sir John Marley, Tellers for the Yeas: 65.
Sir Tho. Gower, With the Yeas,
Mr. Jones, Tellers for the Noes: 61.
Mr. Knight, With the Noes,

And so it was resolved in the Affirmative.

Relief of Loyalists.

A Report was this Day made by Mr. John Ashburnham, That he had attended his Majesty upon the Order of this House, of the Eighth of this Month: And that his Majesty had not only readily consented to give Leave, that this House should name Commissioners to distribute the Threescore thousand Pounds designed for such suffering Persons as faithfully served his Majesty, or his Royal Father; but also gave the House hearty Thanks for this Motion; and declared, that this Threescore thousand Pounds was intended by his Majesty, to such of the Loyal Party that had not, since his Majesty's Restauration, received any Reparation or Supply otherwise, and were in most Want.

Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee appointed to receive Proposals for the further Supply of such suffering Persons as had faithfully served his Majesty, or his Royal Father, to propose Commissioners to this House for the Distribution of the Threescore thousand Pounds, Part of the Eighteen Months Assessment, amongst the said Loyal Party; and to prepare and draw up Instructions for the said Commissioners to act by, and for the distinguishing what Persons are fittest to share in the Distribution of the said Monies.

Southwarke, &c. Court of Conscience.

A Bill for settling Commissioners to try Causes and Actions within Westminster, Southwarke, and Bills of Mortality, and Liberties and Precincts thereof, was this Day read the Second time.

The Question being put, That this Bill be committed;

The House was divided.
The Noes went out.

Mr. Bunkley, Tellers for the Yeas: 97.
Sir John Goodrick, With the Yeas,
Sir Solomon Swale, Tellers for the Noes: 92.
Sir Edm. Peirse, With the Noes,

So it was resolved in the Affirmative, That the said Bill be committed to Sir John Robinson, Sir Rich. Browne, Mr. Jones, Sir Lanc. Lake, Mr. Fane, Mr. Crouch, Sir Tho. Leigh, Mr. Winston Churchill, Dr. Birkinhead, Mr. Gawdy, Sir Hen. North, Mr. Geo. Clarke, Sir John Goodrick, Sir Geo. Ryve, Mr. Knight, Colonel Fra. Windham, Mr. Culleford, Mr. Cornwallis, Mr. Jonathan Trelawney, Sir Allan Apsley, Sir Edm. Pye, Sir Tho. Lee, Sir Nich. Crisp, Sir Rich. Ford, Mr. Bunkley, Sir Tho. Allen, Mr. Bullen Reames, Sir James Smith, Sir John Brampston, Mr. Wm. Coventry, Sir Rich. Onslow, Mr. Clifford, Sir Tho. Smith, Sir Edm. Pooley, Sir Wm. Fleetwood, Sir Robert Bolles, Mr. How, Mr. Bishop, Mr. Strangewaies, Sir Cha. Harbord, Colonel Gilby, Mr. Oneale, Colonel Robinson, Sir Tho. Littleton, Sir Tho. Meres, Sir Tho. Woodcock, Colonel Edm. Windham, Sir Clifford Clifton, Mr. Smith, Sir Bainham Throckmorton, Mr. Newport, Mr. Mountague, Sir Wm. Tompson, Serjeant Charlton, Colonel Leg, Sir Fra. Goodrick, Sir John Dawney, Sir Tho. Bludworth, Mr. Buller, Sir Hen. Bennet, Mr. Morris, Mr. King, Sir Roger Bradshaigh, Sir Edw. Masters, Mr. George, Mr. Graham, Mr. Manwaring, Mr. Swinfen, Mr. Coventry, Mr. Ashburnham, Mr. Jay, Mr. Buller, Mr. Palmer, Mr. Tanner, Mr. Roberts: And they are to meet To-morrow, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Star Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records: And to consider of, and propose, some Means for the Ease of poor People; and to prevent vexatious Suits.

Privilege -a Person discharged.

Ordered, That Mr. Culpeper be discharged of his Commitment to the Custody of the Serjeant at Arms; paying his Fees.


The ingrossed Bill for ordering the Forces in the several Counties of this Kingdom, was this Day read the Third time.

A Proviso was tendered to be added to the said Bill: Which being twice read, and some Amendments agreed to be made therein; the same was accordingly done at the Clerk's Table. And the said Proviso, so amended, being read the Third time, was, upon the Question, agreed unto; and ordered to be made Part of the Bill.

Resolved, upon the Question, That the further Debate of the said Bill be adjourned, till Thursday Morning next; and be then resumed, at Nine of the Clock.

Hearth Tax.

Resolved, That the ingrossed Bill for laying an Imposition upon Hearths and Stoves, be read To-morrow Morning, at Nine of the Clock.

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