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, 20 die Aprilis, 16° Car. IIdi.
PETER du Moulin did, this Day, take the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy, in order to his being naturalized.
Du Moulin's Nat.
Ordered, That the Name of Peter du Moulin be inserted into the Bill for Naturalization of Dame Catherine Sayer, and others.
Ordered, That Sir Richard Onslow, Mr. Hobby, Sir Cha. Harbord, Mr. Mountague, Colonel Kirkby, Sir Tho. Meres, Sir Rich. Temple, Sir Tho. Littleton, Mr. Vaughan, be added to the Committee to which the Bill for the Lady Glenham is committed.
College of Physicians.
A Bill on the Behalf of the College of Physicians of the City of London, for Confirmation of Letters Patents granted unto them by the King's Majesty, was read the First time.
Resolved, &c. That this Bill be read the Second time on Friday next.
Ordered, That these Members following be added to the Committee to which the Bill for settling the Navigation of the River Wye, in Surrey, is committed; viz. Sir Hen. Capell, Sir George Ryve, Sir John Moreton, Mr. Vaughan, Sir Wm. Doyley, Sir John Corryton, Sir Tho. Gower, Lord Mansfeild, Sir Herbert Price, Sir Winston Churchill, Sir John Harrison, Sir Robert Brooke, Sir Edw. Hungerford, Sir Edm. Pye, Sir John Marley, Lord Fanshaw, Sir Tho. Fanshaw, Sir Adrian Scroope, Sir Cha. Cotterell, Sir Wm. Moreton, Sir Wm. Fleetwood, Sir Row. Berkley, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir John Robinson, Sir Tho. Allen, Mr. Mountague, Mr. Westphaling, Sir Robert Barnham, Mr. Aldworth, Dr. Burrell, Colonel Windham, Mr. Greenvile, Mr. Milward, Mr. Crouch, Mr. Biscawen, Colonel Gilby.
A Bill for settling the Manors and Lands late belonging to Sir William Poole.
Ordered, That this Bill be read the Second time on Friday next.
A Petition of several Merchants, Tradesmen, Victuallers, and others, was read.
Resolved, &c. That this Petition be referred to Mr. Pryn, Lord Rickardson, Mr. Morrice, Mr. Hen. Coventry, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir John Duncombe, Mr. John Vaughan, Sir George Ryve, Mr. Scawen, Sir Hen. Worseley, Sir Hen. Herbert, Mr. Spry, Mr. Newport, Colonel Gilby, Sir Cha. Cotterell, Mr. Jolly, Mr. Birch, Sir Tho. Meres, Sir Philip Warwick, Mr. Buscawen, Sir Cha. Harbord, Mr. Jones, Sir Robert Atkins, Mr. William Coventry, Sir Wm. Doyley, Sir Rich. Oateley, Mr. Garraway, Mr. Cornewallis, Sir Tho. Allen, Mr. Cory, Mr. Jay, Sir Tho. Gower, Sir Edmond Pye, Mr. Milward, Sir Edw. Walpoole, Sir John Robinson, Sir John Corryton, Lord Ancram, Sir Tho. Bludworth, Mr. Crouch, Sir John Roll, Sir Rich. Everard, Sir John Birkenhead, Sir Tho. Littleton, Sir Rich. Ford, Mr. Hobby, and all the Members that serve for the City of London: And all that come to the Committee are to have Voices: And they are to take the said Petition into Consideration; and examine, and report, What Means they find most convenient for Satisfaction of the Petitioners: And they are to meet in the Inner Court of Wards, on Friday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
A Clause was tendered, to be added to the Bill concerning Hearth Money.
Resolved, &c. That this Clause be recommended to the Committee of the whole House, to take the same into Consideration.
Seamen and Naval Stores.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Mundeford Brampston and Sir Nathaniell Hobart;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have returned you a Bill, intituled, An Act for preventing Disturbances of Seamen, and others, and to preserve the Stores belonging to his Majesty's Navy Royal; with some Alterations, and Amendments: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Which Amendments and Alterations, being read, were, upon the Question, severally agreed to.
Ordered, That the Bill, with the Amendments agreed to, be returned back to the Lords.
And then the House resolved into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed on the Bill concerning Hearth Money.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Sir Robert Atkins took the Chair.
Mr. Speaker again took the Chair.
Sir Robert Atkins reports, That the Committee had proceeded in the Bill; and finished the same, with some Amendments: Wherein he is ready to make Report to the House.
The Question being put, That the Report of the said Amendments be now made to the House;
It was resolved in the Affirmative.
Sir Robert Atkins accordingly reports, The Amendments and Alterations to the said Bill: Which he read, in his Place; and after delivered in at the Clerk's Table: And . . . . twice read.
The several Amendments, to the Amendment in the Sixteenth Line of the * Folio, were, upon the Question, severally agreed to.
Resolved, That the Clause, after the Word, "Exchequer," in the Sixteenth Line of the Third Folio, ending with these Words, "and all Arrears of the same," in the * Line of the same Folio, do stand: And, as to the rest of the Amendments, the House agreed with the Committee.
The rest of the Amendments, being severally put, were, upon the Question, severally agreed to.
Resolved, That the said Bill, with the Amendments agreed to, be ingrossed.
Resolved, That Leave be given for bringing in a Clause for Punishment of the Officer, or his Deputy, in case of Injury done by him to any Person or Persons.
Resolved, That Leave be given to bring in a Clause, for securing the Allowance, appointed to be made by the former Acts, to the Clerks of the Peace, and petty Constables.
Resolved, That Leave be given for the Bringing of a Proviso, upon the present Debate, to prevent the Levying of Arrears by this Bill, not really due by the former Acts.
State of Trade.
Resolved, That Mr. Clifford do make his Report concerning Trade, To-morrow Morning at Ten of the Clock.
Ly. Wandesford's Estate.
Ordered, That Mr. Sandys, Sir George Ryve, and Mr. Cory, be added to the Committee to whom the Lady Wandesford's Bill is committed.
New Sarum Writ.
Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue out his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out a new Writ, for a Burgess for the Borough of New Sarum, in the County of Wilts, in the room of Mr. Tucker, lately deceased.
Committee of Privileges.
Ordered, That Colonel Robinson be added to the Committee for Privileges.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, at Eight of the Clock.