House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 23 March 1664

Pages 535-536

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

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Mercurii, 23 Die Maii, 16 Car. IIdi.


Glenham's Estate.

A BILL for Sale of certain Lands, for the Payment of the Debts of Sir Sackvile Glenham, deceased, was this Day read the First time.

Ordered, That this Bill be read the Second time To-morrow Morning.

Clothing Trade.

A Petition of the Clothiers of the old and new Woolen Draperies, was read.

Resolved, &c. That the said Petition be referred to a Committee of these Members following; viz. Sir John Knight, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir Rich. Ford, Mr. Jones, Sir Lanc. Lake, Mr. Clifford, Sir Robert Atkins, Sir Winston Churchill, Sir Bayn. Throckmorton, Mr. Phillips, Mr. Pryn, Sir John Duncombe, Colonel Kirkby, Sir John Shaw, Sir Charles Harbord, Mr. Yorke, Sir Edmond Pooley, Mr. Scawen, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Theop. Biddolph, Sir Edw. Walpoole, Colonel Reames, Sir John Tirrell, Mr. Windham, Sir Tho. Littleton, Mr. Seymour, Sir Nicholas Crisp, Sir Rich. Oately, Colonel Whitley, Mr. Morrice, Sir Tho. Gower, Mr. Heath, Mr. Garroway, Colonel Sandys, Sir John Holland, Mr. Prideaux, Colonel Williams, Sir Henry North, Mr. Coventry, Mr. Westphaling: And all the Members of this House, that shall come to the Committee, are to have Votes: And they are to meet this Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber, at Two of the Clock; and to take the Petition into Consideration; and to hear such Informations and Complaints as shall be offered to them, touching the Exportation of Wool; and to view the Acts against Exporting of Wool; and the Acts touching the Making, Wearing, and Vending of Woolen Manufactures; and to consider wherein the same are defective; and of Expedients to supply them; and to prepare and bring in such additional Bill or Bills as they shall find necessary for Supply of the Defects in the former Laws, and for the further Improvement of the said Woolen Manufactures and Draperies: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Poor Relief.

An additional Act for Relief of the Poor was read the First time.

Resolved, &c. That this Bill be read the Second time on Tuesday next.

Damage Cleere.

Ordered, That the Bill for taking away Damage Cleere be read To-morrow Morning.

Leave to attend Lords.

Ordered, That all such Members of this House, as are of Counsel with Mr. Roberts, have the Leave of this House to attend his Cause depending before the Lords.

Merchant Adventurers.

A Petition of the Creditors of the Governors, Assistants, and Fellowship of the Merchant Adventurers of England, was read.

A Bill was tendered, on the Behalf of the said Creditors.

The Question being put, That the Bill, on the Behalf of the Creditors of the Merchant Adventurers, be now read;

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

The Bill for Relief of the Creditors of the Fellowship of the Merchant Adventurers was read.

A Bill on the Behalf of the Fellowship of the Merchant Adventurers was also read.

Resolved, &c. That these Two Bills be read the Second time on Tuesday next.

Triennial Parliaments.

A Bill for Repeal of the Act, intituled, An Act for the preventing the Inconveniences happening by the long Intermission of Parliaments; and for the Provision for the Calling and Holding of Parliaments once in Three Years, at least; was read the First time.

The Question being put, Whether this Question, That the Bill be read on Tuesday, be put;

The House was divided.

The Noes went out.

Sir Tho. Whitmore, Tellers for the Yeas: 42.
Sir Rich. Temple, With the Yeas,
Mr. Seymour, Tellers for the Noes: 129.
Mr. Stanley, With the Noes,

And so it passed in the Negative.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be read the Second time To-morrow Morning.

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