House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 9 November 1666

Pages 647-648

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, 9 Novembris, 18 Car. IIdi.


Hussey's Estate.

MR. Street reports from the Committee to which the Bill for enabling Robert Hussey Esquire to dispose the Manor of Winterbourne Thompson was committed, some Amendments, agreed by the Committee to be made to the Bill: Which he read, with the Coherence; and after delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table.

And the first Amendment being read;

And a Debate thereupon arising, touching the Interest of such Persons as had an Estate in Remainder, that they had not been heard;

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be re-committed to the former Committee: And that the Committee be revived; and do sit this Afternoon: And they are to summon and hear such Persons as are concerned.

Somersett Election.

Sir Job Charlton reports from the Committee of Elections, touching the Election of a Knight for the County of Somersett, between Sir John Warr and Sir John Siddenham, That the Committee had fully examined the Matter, and heard the Evidence on both Sides; and were of Opinion, That Sir John Warr was duly elected, and ought to sit.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth agree with the Committee, That Sir John Warr was duly elected, and ought to sit.

Publick Accompts.

The Question being put, That a Bill be brought in for enabling certain Persons to take an Accompt of the Disbursements of the publick Monies, upon Oath;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went ...


Sir Thomas Lee, For the Yeas, 107.
Sir Hen. Newton,
Sir Thomas Woodcock, For the Noes, 118.
Mr. Vaughan,

And so it passed in the Negative.

Resolved, &c. That his Majesty having been graciously pleased to command his Officers to bring into the House of Commons their Accompts of the Receipts and Disbursements of the publick Monies raised to maintain this present War, That the Lords be desired to name a Committee of their House, to join with a Committee of this House, to the End the same Accompts may be examined, and taken upon Oath.

House to take the Sacrament.

Forasmuch as, upon the calling of the House, it appeared, That several Members were newly come to Town, who had not Notice of the Order, nor Time to prepare themselves for the Receiving the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper, at the Day appointed;

Resolved, &c. That the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper shall be received on the Second Sunday in December next, in St. Margaret's Church, Westminster, according to the Form prescribed in the Liturgy of the Church of England: And that whosoever of the Members shall not then and there receive the said Sacrament, shall not, after that Day, come into the House, until he shall have received the said Sacrament, in the Presence of Two or more of the Parties appointed for that Purpose; and the same to be certified, and the Certificate thereof allowed, by the House, according to the Order made the First Sessions of this Parliament.

Committees added.

Ordered, That Sir Wm. Whitmore, Lord Seymour, Sir John Strode, Colonel Lane, Mr. Sam. Sandys, Mr. John Steward, be added to the Committee of Elections.

Suppressing Popery.

Ordered, That Sir Richard Browne and Mr. Onslow be added to the Committee for suppressing Popery.

Publick Accompts.

Mr. Waller reports, That he had attended the Lords with the Desire of this House, touching a Committee, to be named by the Lords, to join with a Committee of this House, that the publick Accompts might be taken upon Oath: And that the Lords would return an Answer by Messengers of their own.

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