House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 13 June 1663

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

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Sabbati, 13 die Junii, 15 Car. IIdi.


Fowler's, &c. Letters Pat.

ORDERED, That all the Members of this House that serve for the several Counties of Surrey, Southampton, and Kent, and all the Members that are of the Long Robe, and Sir Henry Herbert, Sir William Smith, Sir Thomas Meres, Colonel Reames, Sir Henry North, Mr. Mainwaring, Mr. Clifford, Sir Francis Goodrick, Mr. Knowllys, Sir Robert Holt, Sir Rich. Temple, Sir Anthony Cope, and Mr. William Sandys, be added to the Committee . . . . which the Bill to make void Two Letters Patents, granted to Walter Fowler and Sir Garrett Kempe, by his Majesty, is committed.

Selling live Cattle.

Ordered, That these Members following be added to the Committee to which the Bill against Butchers Selling of fat live Cattle is committed; viz. Sir Lanc. Lake, Sir Francis Goodricke, Lord Richardson, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Solomon Swale, Mr. Jay, Colonel Gilby, Sir Nicholas Steward, Mr. Wandesford, Sir Hump. Winch, Mr. Griffith, Sir Tho. Allen, Sir Tho. Littleton, Sir Courtney Poole, Sir Tho. Gowre, Mr. Crouch, Sir Henry Newton, Mr. Cory, Mr. Mallett, Sir Henry North, Mr. Kent, Mr. Gaudy, Sir Wm. Doyley.

Michaell's Nat.

Ordered, That John Michaell, of the County of Northampton in New England, be inserted into the Bill of Naturalization.

Exeter Stuffs.

A Bill for regulating the Making of Stuffs, within the County of Devon, and City and County of Exon, was read the First time.

Ordered, That this Bill be read again the Second time, on Tuesday next.


A Bill for the better regulating the Court of Marshalsea, was this Day read the First time.

Ordered, That this Bill be read again, the Second time, on Tuesday next.

E. of Kent's Estate.

A Message from the Lords, by Sir Tho. Bird and Sir Nathaniell Hobart;

Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent you down a Bill for the Settling of the Lands of the Earl of Kent, and the Lord Lucas, on the Marriage of the said Earl with the Daughter and Heir apparent of the said Lord Lucas: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Ordered, That this Bill be read on Monday Morning next.


Ordered, That the House will, on Tuesday next, proceed upon the Report concerning the Clothiers.

Ministers Maintenance.

Ordered, That the House will, on Wednesday next, resolve into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed in the further Consideration of the Bill for the Increase of the Maintenance of Ministers, in Cities, Towns Corporate, and Market Towns.

Bedford Level.

Ordered, That the Report of the Matter, upon the Vote of the House, concerning Bedford Level, be adjourned, and taken into Consideration, on Tuesday Morning next, at the first Sitting of the House.

Crown Revenue.

A Bill for the Ordering and Improving of the King's Majesty's Revenue was this Day read the First time.

Ordered, That this Bill be read again, the Second time, on Thursday Morning next.

Loyalist Officers.

The additional Bill for the explaining and supplying the Act for distributing 60,000l. and a Tax to be imposed upon Offices, amongst the indigent loyal Officers, was this Day read the Second time.

Resolved, That the said Bill be committed to Lord Fanshaw, Sir Bayn. Throckmorton, Colonel Reames, Colonel Legg, Sir Wm. Compton, Lord Bruce, Sir John Birkenhead, Colonel Robinson, Mr. Ashburnham, Sir Henry Bennett, Sir Francis Goodricke, Sir Hen. North, Sir Edm. Pooley, Colonel Gilby, Sir John Talbott, Colonel Sandys, Sir Rich. Vivian, Mr. Newport, Colonel Windham, Sir Jeffery Shackerley, Sir Nicholas Crispe, Colonel Progers, Sir John Holland, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Mr. Prideaux, Mr. Steward, Sir Robert Holt, Colonel Whitley, Mr. Garraway, Mr. Milward, Sir Tho. Tompkins, Sir Hen. Newton, Sir Tho. Meres, Mr. Vice Chamberlain, Colonel Fretchvile, Sir Rich. Browne, Lord Richardson, Sir Clem. Throckmorton, Colonel Giles Strangwayes, Colonel Morley, Colonel Phillips, Sir Tho. Mompesson, Mr. Chetwyn, Sir Tho. Ingram, Mr. Waller, Mr. Clifford, Sir Courtney Poole, Sir Clem. Fisher, Mr. Pryn, Mr. Glascocke, Colonel Arundell, Colonel Kirkby, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Edm. Peirse, Sir John Duncombe, Sir Solomon Swale, Sir Tho. Allen, Sir Edward Littleton, Sir Jordan Crosland, Sir Wm. Terringham, Sir Tho. Lee, Sir Allan Apsley, Mr. Higgons, Mr. Kent, Mr. Spry, Mr. Yorke, Sir Tho. Wendy, Sir Tho. Strickland, Sir Tho. Littleton, and all the Members of this House that have been Commissioners or Commission Officers in his Majesty's Service, or the Service of his Royal Father: And they are to meet in the Exchequer Chamber, on Monday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Advancement of Trade.

The ingrossed Bill for the Encouragement of Trade was this Day read.

An Enacting Clause, brought in to be added to the Bill, in pursuance of an Order of the House, of the Fourth of June, was twice read; and debated: But being long, and in the Nature of a Bill;

Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill to comprehend the Substance of the Enacting Clause.

A Proviso was tendered, to repeal the Act for the Importing of Madder pure and unmixed; and once read.

Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill, or a Clause to the Bill directed for the regulating Fishing, for Repeal of the Act for Importing of Madder.

Ordered, That the Words "or Bullion" be inserted, after the Word "Coin."

Which was done accordingly.

The Question being put, That the Bill do pass;

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

And that the Title shall be, An Act for the Encouragement of Trade.

Ordered, That Sir George Downing do carry up the Bill to the Lords for their Concurrence.

Privilege-Charge against Sir R. Temple.

Upon Information given to the House, by Mr. Coventry, That his Majesty had commanded him to impart to the House, That a Message was delivered to his Majesty by a Person of Quality, from Sir Richard Temple, to the Effect following; viz. "That Sir Richard Temple was sorry his Majesty was offended with him that he could not go along with them that had undertaken his Business in the House of Commons: But, if his Majesty would take his Advice, and intrust him and his Friends, he would undertake his Business should be effected, and Revenue settled, better than he could desire, if the Courtiers did not hinder it.

Ordered, That a Committee be appointed to examine the Matter touching Sir Richard Temple; and report it to the House; viz. Mr. Coventry, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Wm. Compton, Serjeant Keeling, Serjeant Charleton, Colonel Reames, Sir Edm. Peirse, Mr. Vaughan, Mr. Pryn, Mr. Clifford, Colonel Windham, Colonel Progers, Colonel Gyles Strangwayes, Mr. Garraway, Lord Ancram, Sir Charles Hussey, Mr. Crouch, Mr. Lowther, Mr. Hide, Sir John Duncombe, Sir Anth. Cope, Mr. Harbord, Sir John Talbott, Sir Francis Goodricke, Sir Tho. Littleton, Sir Edw. Littleton, Sir Solomon Swale: And all the Members of this House, that come to the Committee, are to have Voices: And they are to meet in the Speaker's Chamber, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, on Monday next: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Ordered, That the humble Thanks of this House be returned to his Majesty, for his gracious Message to this House: And Mr. Treasurer, Sir William Compton, Mr. Coventry, and Mr. Progers, are desired to return the Thanks of this House to his Majesty.


Upon Complaint made to this House, by Sir Richard Everard, of a Breach of Privilege;

Ordered, That the Matter concerning Sir Richard Everard be referred to the same Committee appointed to examine the Business concerning Sir Richard Temple; and to report the same to the House.


Ordered, That all Committees which were to meet this Afternoon be adjourned; and do meet on Monday, at Two of the Clock, in the Places formerly appointed.

Wool and Leather.

Ordered, That the Committee appointed to inspect the Act against transporting of Wool, and the Act against Transporting of Leather, be revived; and do sit on Monday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Place formerly appointed: And Sir Wm. Lowther, Colonel Whitley, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Sir Rich. Maleverer, and Sir Tho. Tompkins, are added to the said Committee.

And then the House adjourned till Monday Morning next, at Eight a Clock.