House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 25 May 1663

Pages 491-492

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

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Die Lunæ, 25 Maii, Regis Car. IIdi.


Exchequer Decrees.

ORDERED, That Sir Robert Holt and Mr. Heath be added to the Committee to which the Bill for confirming Two Decrees of the Exchequer, touching Duffeild Forest, was committed.

Willoughby's &c. Nat.

An ingrossed Bill for the Naturalizing of George Willoughby, and others, was this Day read.

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill do pass: And that the Title shall be, An Act for the Naturalizing George Willoughby, and others.

And Colonel Kirkby is to carry up the Bill to the Lords for their Concurrence.

Duke of York's Revenue.

A Bill for vesting the Office of Post Master General, and the Office of Granting Wine Licences, in his Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke, was this Day read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be committed to Mr. Treasurer, Mr. Attorney of the Duchy, Sir Roger Bradshaigh, Mr. Hatton, Lord Cornebury, Sir Tho. Gower, Sir John Newton, Mr. Geo. Clarke, Sir Hum. Bennet, Sir Hen. North, Sir Edm. Pooley, Mr. Yorke, Mr. Wyn, Mr. Hen. Seymour, Mr. Chetwyn, Sir Tho. Dolman, Sir Courtney Poole, Mr. John Vaughan, Colonel Legg, Sir John Norton, Sir John Covert, Sir Tho. Allen, Sir Tho. Littleton, Sir John Duncombe, Mr. Waller, Sir Phil. Warwick, Mr. Wren, Lord Richardson, Colonel Kirkby, Colonel Phillips, Mr. Thurland, Sir Rich. Braham, Sir Cha. Harbord, Sir Wm. Fleetwood, Sir John Tirrell, Mr. Hen. Coventry, Mr. Street, Sir Bain. Throckmorton, Mr. Prideaux, Sir Chichester Wray, Mr. Crouch, Sir Phil. Musgrave, Colonel Bishop, Colonel Fretchvill, Sir Cha. Berkley, Mr. Wm. Coventry, Sir John Birkinhead, Sir Nich. Steward, Captain Garway, Sir Allen Apsley, Sir Job Charlton, Mr. Tho. Coventry, Colonel Strangwayes, Mr. Steward, Mr. Bulteele, Lord Bruce, Sir Geo. Sondis, Mr. Gaudy, Sir Sol. Swale, Mr. Cooke, Mr. Jones, Mr. Milward, Sir Rich. Ford, Sir Geo. Ryve, Colonel Windham, Colonel Reames, Sir Edm. Peirse, Sir Fra. Gosdrick, Sir Tho. Strickland, Mr. Edw. Seymour, Sir Adrian Scroope, Mr. Jolly, Mr. Harbord, Sir James Smith, Mr. Higgons, Sir Hen. Capell, Mr. Roger Vaughan, Sir Hen. Newton, Mr. Newport, Colonel Trelawney, Sir Hum. Winch, Mr. Westfaling, Sir John Talbot, Sir Cha. Hussey, Mr. Cory, Mr. Barnaby, Sir Wm. Tompson, Sir Wm. Tirringham, Sir John Holland, Sir John Stapeley: And all the Members of the House that come are to have Voices: And they are to meet To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And they are to take into Consideration the present Debates of the House this Day: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Chimney Money.

Ordered, That the Committee appointed to inspect, and take an Account of, that Branch of the Revenue arising by Chimney Money, do sit on Wednesday next; and, upon the best Inquisition they can at the present make, to expedite their Report to the House.

Admiralty Jurisdiction.

Ordered, That the Committee to which it was referred, to prepare and bring in a Bill touching the Admiralty, be revived; and do sit this Afternoon, in the Place formerly appointed; and do expedite the bringing in the said Bill.

Lord's Day.

Ordered, That the Report of the Bill for better Observation of the Lord's Day, be heard To-morrow Morning.

Call of the House.

Ordered, That the Calling over of the House be adjourned till This-day-sevennight.


The House did then resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed upon the additional Bill for the Militia.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.

Mr. Milward took the Chair of the Committee.

Mr. Speaker again took the Chair.

Mr. Milward reports from the Committee, That the Committee had made a further Progress in the said Bill; and desired, that the House would again resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, on Wednesday Morning next, at Ten of the Clock, to resume the Debate upon the said Bill.

Resolved, &c. That the House will resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, on Wednesday Morning next, at Ten of the Clock, to resume the Debate upon the said Bill.

Leave of Absence.

Ordered, That Mr. Stafford have the Leave of this House to go to the Spaw.


Ordered, That Mr. Walker, Sir Tho. Stewkley, Mr. Oneale, and Sir John Roll, be added to the Committee to which the Petition of the Clothiers of the County of Devon, and City of Exon, is committed.

Leave of Absence.

Ordered, That Sir John Coriton, a Member of this House, have the Leave of this House to go into the Country.

Royal Mines.

Ordered, That the Committee, to whom the Bill for Mines Royal is re-committed, be revived: And they are to sit To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Place formerly appointed.


Resolved, &c. That William White, and * Challoner, be sent for, in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, or his Deputy; for their Breach of the Privilege of this House, in making a forcible Entry into the House of Sir Wm. Smith, a Member of this House, at Steple Claydon in the County of Bucks.

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