House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 11 February 1665

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, 11 die Februarii, 17 Car. IIdi.


Lord Loughborough's Navigation.

A BILL to enable Henry Lord Loughborough to make the River and Sewer navigable from Bristoll Causey in Surrey, to the River of Thames, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be committed to Sir Henry Herbert, Sir Cliff. Clifton, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Colonel Sandys, Sir Wm. Lowther, Mr. Rigby, Sir Nic. Carey, Mr. Jones, Mr. Evelyn, Sir Court. Poole, Sir Lanc. Lake, Mr. Milward, Sir Wm. Portman, Mr. Chetwin, Sir Charles Harbord, Sir Solo. Swale, Sir Francis Goodrick, Mr. Buller, Mr. Moore, Sir Edm. Pooley, Mr. Gray, Sir Anth. Irby, Mr. Steward, Sir Edm. Bowyer, Lord Castleton, Sir Francis Clarke, Sir Thomas Allen, Mr. Swinfein, Sir Tho. Tompkins, Mr. Seymour, Sir James Thinn, Sir John Bennett, Sir John Moreton, Sir Foulke Lucy, Mr. Fox, Sir Rich. Breames, Sir John Goodrick, Sir Hen. Capell, Mr. Jay, Mr. Crouch, Sir Robert Holt, Mr. Taylor, and all the Members of this House, that serve for the County of Surrey: And they are to meet this Afternoon, at Two of the Clock in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Berwick Election.

Resolved, &c. That the Order of the House, made Yesterday, for putting off the Cause touching the Election for the Town of Berwick upon Tweede, be discharged: And that the Order made by the Committee of Elections, for Hearing of the Cause, shall stand.

Repairing Highways.

An additional Bill for the better repairing and maintaining the Highways was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Sir Lanc. Lake, Sir John Duncombe, Sir Tho. Allan, Sir William Lowther, Lord Fanshaw, Sir Anth. Irby, Colonel Robinson, Sir John Lowther, Sir Robert Holt, Sir Geo. Ryve, Sir John Brampston, Sir Wm. Gawdy, Sir Hen. North, Serjeant Charleton, Sir Roger Bradshaigh, Colonel Sandys, Sir Court. Poole, Mr. Geo. Clarke, Sir Humph. Bennett, Sir Tho. Wendy, Sir James Thynn, Mr. Morrice, Mr. Crouch, Sir Solo. Swale, Sir Wm. Doyley, Mr. Orme, Mr. Milward, Mr. Steward, Sir Fra. Clarke, Dr. Rishton, Mr. Chetwyn, Sir Edm. Pye, Sir John Napper, Sir John Knight, Sir Rich. Ford, Sir Tho. Clifford, Sir Wm. Fleetwood, Mr. Westphaling, Mr. Onslow, Mr. Seymour, Colonel Fretchvile, Colonel Kirkby, Mr. Prideaux, and all the Members that serve for the several Counties through which the Road between London and West Chester doth extend: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Two of the Clock, in the Exchequer Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records: And the Committee are hereby impowered to lay an additional Charge of Six-pence in the Pound, besides the Six-pence per Pound already charged on the Inhabitants of the several Parishes, who are concerned in the repairing the Highways; and also to limit a Time for the Toll to cease, when the Ways are so repaired, that they may be maintained without it.

Kirkby's Claim.

Mr. Rigby reports from the Committee to which the Bill for Satisfaction of just Debt, due from Mr. Nevill to Colonel Kirkby, was committed, some Amendments agreed by the Committee to be made, and some Clauses to be omitted, and others inserted into the Bill, in lieu thereof.

The Amendments were twice read; and, upon the Question, severally agreed to.

The Clauses to be added, instead of That which is to be left out, was twice read.

And there being a Blank for a Sum to be inserted;

Resolved, That the Blank be filled up with the Sum of "One thousand Pounds."

Resolved, That this Clause; viz. "Forasmuch as it doth appear, that the said Robert Lord Lexington, Sir John Brampston, Sir Richard Wiseman, and Sir John Shaw, have duly executed their Trust, according to the Act of Parliament; and that there is no Money remaining in their Hands;" be inserted in the Proviso.

Several Petitions of Sir Thomas Nevill, and others, were read, and debated.

A Petition of Sir Henry Heron was read.

And a Proviso also, on his Behalf, was read the First time.

The Question being put, That this Proviso be read a Second time;

It passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, That the Bill, with the Amendments agreed to, be ingrossed;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went out.

Sir John Talbott, Tellers for the Yeas: 63.
Mr. Rigby, With the Yeas,
Sir Wm. Portman, Tellers for the Noes: 42.
Mr. Seymour, With the Noes,

So it was resolved in the Affirmative.

The Question being put, That it be referred to the same Committee, to examine the Reality of the Debts claimed by Sir Robert Cordell and Mr. Pask to be due upon Judgments; and to report the same, with their Opinion, to the House;

It passed in the Negative.

Debtor's Relief.

Ordered, That Sir Richard Vivian, Mr. Millward, Mr. Crouch, Mr. Low, Sir Tho. Tompkins, Mr. Westphaling, Mr. Chetwynd, and Sir Tho. Higgons, be added to the Committee to whom the Bill for Relief of poor Prisoners is committed.