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 Veneris, Sept. 21 18 Car. IIdi.
Message to attend the King.
A MESSAGE from his Majesty, by Sir John Eyton, Usher of the Black Rod;
The King commands this honourabe House to wait upon his Majesty, in the House of Peers.
And, accordingly, Mr. Speaker, with the House, went up to attend his Majesty.
The King's Speech reported.
Mr. Speaker reports, That his Majesty, to prevent Mistakes, had been pleased to send him a Copy of the Speech which he delivered to both Houses: Which being read by Mr. Speaker;
Thanks for Speech.
Resolved, &c. That the humble and hearty Thanks of this House be returned to his Majesty, for his great Care in Management of the present War: And that this House will supply his Majesty proportionably to his present Occasions.
Resolved, &c. That the Lords Concurrence be desired to this Vote: And Mr. Garraway is to go up to the Lords for their Concurrence.
Call of the House.
Resolved, &c. That the House be Called over Thisday-sevennight.
Fine on Defaulters.
Resolved, &c. That a Fine of Twenty Pounds apiece be imposed on such as shall make Default, without giving such reasonable Excuse as may be satisfactory to the House for such their Default.
Navy, &c. Accompts.
Resolved, &c. That Tuesday next be appointed for the Officers of his Majesty's Navy, Ordnance, and Stores, to bring in their Accompts.
Committee of Privileges.
Ordered, &c. That a Committee of Elections and Privileges be appointed of the Members following; viz. Sir Job Charlton, Mr. Milward, Colonel Egerton, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Robert Howard, Colonel Reames, Colonel Phillips, Sir Jo. Chichester, Mr. John Wyn, Sir Richard Braham, Lord Mandevill, Sir Robert Carr, Lord Herbert, Sir Richard Oatley, Mr. Hobby, Sir Richard Wyn, Sir Wm. Batten, Mr. Law. Hyde, Sir Thom. Ingram, Lord Fitzharding, Mr. Hungerford, Sir James Thyn, Mr. Greenvile, Sir John Birkenhead, Sir Peter Killegrew, Lord Ancram, Mr. Secretary Morris, Sir Solomon Swale, Mr. Pleydall, Mr. Scowen, Colonel Whitley, Sir Chichester Wray, Sir John Harrison, Mr. Chowne, Mr. Hen. Seymour, Mr. Russell, Mr. Bulteele, Mr. Marvill, Dr. Burwell, Sir Edw. Bish, Sir Henry Wood, Mr. Morley, Sir Wm. Coventry, Sir John Robinson, Sir James Smith, Sir Thom. Dolman, Mr. Jones, Lord Cornbury, Sir Robert Atkins, Sir Phil. Musgrave, Colonel Strangwaies, Sir Hen. Cæsar, Mr. Musgrave, Sir John Napper, Sir Nico. Carew, Sir Edm. Bowyer, Mr. Glascock, Mr. Wren, Mr. Whorwood, Sir Jo. Holland, Sir John Cotton, Lord Cavendish, Mr. Cofferer, Sir Tho. Clifford, Colonel Windham, Mr. Clarke, Lord Buckhurst, Sir Jo. Duncombe, Mr. Herbert, Sir Ralph Hare, Mr. Coleman, Sir Wm. Lewis, Colonel Buller, Mr. Crouch, Sir Anthony Irby, Sir Edw. Massey, Lord Fanshaw, Sir John Covet, Sir Ed. Walpoole, Mr. Garraway, Sir Thom. Clerges, Mr. Taylor, Sir Francis Lee, Mr. Trevor, Mr. Hen. Coventry, Sir Norten Knatchbold, Sir Thomas Tompkins, Sir Wm. Doyley, Mr. Mountague, Mr. Hambden, Sir Hen. Capell, Sir Geo. How, Sir Geo. Downing, Sir John Holman, Sir Thom. Lee, Lord Ogle, Lord Allington, Sir John Denham, Mr. Ceyne, Mr. Solicitor General, Mr. Trelawny, Mr. Lovelace, Lord Gorge, Colonel Kirkby, Mr. Pudsey, Sir Ralph Bancks, Mr. Chichley, Sir Edw. Hales, Sir Rich. Powle, Mr. Westphaling, Mr. Tayler, Sir Allen Apsley, Sir Thom. Strickland, Mr. Seymour, Mr. Pierpoint, Sir Wm. Gawdy, Sir Richard Francklyn, Mr. Progers, Sir John Knight, Sir JohnTalbott, Colonel Edw. Phillips, Mr. Brunckard, Sir Wm. Killegrew, Serjeant Maynard, Colonel Milward, Colonel Gilby, Mr. Nasworthy, Mr. Buller, Sir Stephen Fox, Mr. Finch, Mr. Glascock, Sir Lanc. Lake, Mr. Darcy, Mr. Palmer, Sir Fran Clarke, Sir Thom. Gower, Sir Phill. Warwick, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Sir Hen. Yelverton, Mr. Pepis, Sir Wm. Portman, Mr. Wm. Herbert, Sir John Norton, Colonel Fran. Windham, Sir William Tirringham, Mr. Kendall, Sir Richard Ford, Sir Richard Maleverer, Sir Thom. Allen, Sir Abra. Cullen, Sir Robert Brooke, Mr. Jolly, Mr. Waller, Sir Wm. Heyward, Sir Geo. Curtop, Mr. Swinfen, Mr. Morris, Sir Fra. Compton, Sir Joseph Tredenham, Mr. James, Mr. Anthony Eyres, Colonel Norton, Sir John Lowther, Sir Richard Temple, Sir Edm. Peirce, Sir Maurice Berkley, Sir Wm. Godolphin, Sir Edw. Wallgrave, Mr. John Mallet, Mr. Lionell Walden, Mr. Turges, Sir Nico. Steward, Sir Thom. Higgons, Sir Thom. Littleton, Sir Maurice Berkley, Sir Hen. North, Mr. Darcy, Mr. Humfry Weld, Sir Francis Goodrick, Mr. Piercy Goring, Sir Wm. Thomas, Mr. George Weld, Lord Hawley, Mr. Robert Crooke, Lord Richardson, Sir Justin. Isham, Mr. John Fowell, Mr. Wm. Sandys, Sir Cæsar Colclough, Mr. Robert Steward, Mr. Edw. Seymour, Sir George Reeves, Colonel Brunckerd, Sir Edm. Pooley, Sir John Dawney, Mr. Williams, Sir John Goodrick, Mr. Henry Goring, Sir John Stapeley, Sir Thom. Dyke.
Resolved, &c. That this Committee do meet Tomorrow in the Afternoon at Two of the Clock, in the Exchequer Chamber; and every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, at Two of the Clock, in the Place before-mentioned: And to take into Consideration all such Matters as shall or may come in Question, touching Returns, Elections, and Privileges; and to proceed upon Double Returns in the First Place; and report their Proceedings to the House: And all Persons that will question Double Returns already made, are to do it in Fourteen Days after any new Return shall be brought in: And the Committee is to have Power to receive Petitions; to send for Witnesses, Papers, and Records, for their Information; and to report any Matter which may concern Breach of Privilege: And all Members that are returned for Two or more Places, are to make their Elections by This-daythree-weeks, for which of the Places they will serve, provided there be no Question upon the Return for that Place: And if any thing shall come in Question, touching the Return, or Matter of Privilege, of any Member of this Committee, such Member is to withdraw from the Committee, during the Time the Matter which concerns himself is in Debate: And they are to suspend the Hearing of any Cause wherein Witnesses must attend from Places infected.
Ordered, That the Grand Committee for Religion do meet, and sit in the House, every Monday in the Afternoon at Two of the Clock.
Ordered, That the Grand Committee for Grievances do meet, and sit in the House, every Wednesday in the Afternoon at Two of the Clock.
Ordered, That the Grand Committee for Trade do meet, and sit in the House, every Friday in the Afternoon at Two of the Clock.
Ordered, That the Grand Committee for the Courts of Justice do sit every Saturday in the Afternoon at Two of the Clock, in the House.
Writs to be issued.
Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue out his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, for making out a new Writ, for electing a Burgess to serve for the Borough of Boston in the County of Lincolne, in the room of the late Lord Willoughby, now Earl of Lindsey, called up to the House of Peers.
Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue out his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, for making out a new Writ, for electing a Burgess to serve for the Borough of Haverford West in the County of Pembroke, in the room of Sir William Moreton, called up to the House of Peers.
Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue out his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to making out a new Writ, for the Electing of a Knight for the County of Nottingham, in the room of Sir Gervas Clifton, deceased.
Resolved, &c. That the Matter concerning a Member to serve for the City of Bristoll, instead of the Lord Ossory, be referred to the Committee of Elections; to examine the Matter of Fact; and to report it to the House.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight of the Clock.