House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 4 January 1667

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

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. "House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 4 January 1667", Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 8, 1660-1667, (London, 1802). 670-671. British History Online. Web. 21 May 2024,


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Die Veneris, 4 Januarii, 18 Car. IIdi.


Russell's Estate.

A BILL for Sale of an House at Cheswicke, for Payment of the Debts of Edw. Russell Esquire, deceased, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Sir Solom. Swale, Sir Charles Harbord, Sir John Talbott, Mr. Brunckard, Mr. Weld, Sir John Coriton, Sir Richard Oateley, Sir Clifford Clifton, Sir Thomas Proby, Sir Edm. Pooley, Mr. Ashburnham, Mr. Russell, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir John Duncombe, Sir Thomas Allen, Sir John Heath, Sir Lanc. Lake, Sir Edw. Masters, Colonel Reames, Mr. Pepis, Mr. Morrice, Colonel Morley, Sir Robert Atkins, Mr. Chichley, Mr. Steward, Mr. Crouch, Sir John Brampston, Lord Gorge, Mr. Daniell, Sir Thom. Clergis, Sir Thom. Gower, Sir Robert Holt: And they are to meet at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Weymouth Writ.

Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out a Writ for electing a Member to serve for the Borough of Weymouth, in the County of Dorsett, in the room of Sir John Strangwaies, deceased.

Rebuilding London.

A Bill for rebuilding the City of London was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Mr. Solicitor, Sir Wm. Coventry, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Lan. Lake, Sir John Coriton, Sir Richard Ford, Colonel Reames, Colonel Birch, Sir Geo. Downing, Mr. Pryn, Sir Hen. Cæsar, Sir Humfry Wynch, Mr. Hyde, Sir John Knight, Sir Richard Browne, Mr. Hungerford, Sir Job Charlton, Sir Solom. Swale, Mr. Pepis, Sir Thom. Allen, Sir John Talbott, Sir John Frederick, Mr. Jones, Sir Wm. Doyley, Sir Robert Atkins, Sir Thomas Proby, Sir Allen Broadrick, Serjeant Seis, Sir Charles Harbord, Doctor Burrell, Mr. Jolly, Mr. Steward, Sir Robert Mason, Sir Thom. Clergis, Sir John Heath, Sir Nico. Steward, Sir Thom. Meres, Sir John Lowther, Mr. Coleman, Sir Thom. Littleton, Sir Wm. Thompson, Colonel Wyndham, Sir Thom. Lee, Mr. Chowne, Mr. Waller, Sir John Covet, Mr. Mountague, Sir Thom. Dolman, Mr. Hambden, Sir George Reeve, Mr. Daniell, Sir Clifford Clifton, Sir John Mainard, Mr. Seymour, Lord Richardson, Sir John Brampston, Sir Theo. Biddolph, Mr. Buscawen, Mr. Edw. Seymour, Mr. Crouch, Mr. Mallett, Sir John Duncombe, Sir Anth. Cope, Sir Edm. Pye, Lord George, Sir Robert Howard, Mr. Sandys, Sir John Birkenhead, Mr. Pleydall, Mr. Swynfen, Sir Humfry Wynch, Sir Edw. Wallpoole, Sir Richard Temple, Sir Thom. Higgons, Mr. Trevor, Mr. Cheyne, Mr. Peircy Goring, Mr. Westphaling, Sir Robert Holt, Mr. Lucy, Lord Herbert, Mr. Morice, Mr. Garraway, Sir John Denham, Mr. Wren, Mr. Comptroller, Lord Allington, Mr. Herbert, Sir Robert Carr, Colonel Phillips, Sir Edw. Massey, Mr. Scawen: And all the Members that shall come are to have Voices: And they are to meet To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon in the Speaker's Chamber; and to sit de die in diem: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Prisoners Relief.

Ordered, That all the Members of this House, that serve for the several Counties of Devon and Cornwall, be added to the Committee to which the Bill for Relief of poor prisoners was committed.

Irish Cattle.

Sir Robert Howard report from the free Conference had with the Lords upon the Bill against Importing of Irish Cattle, That the Lord Anglesey did acquaint them that the only Differences now between both Houses being about the Word "Nuisance;" and That Expression looking like a Restraint on the King's Prerogative; they thought fit, by a Petition to his Majesty, to supply what that Word might import: To which Petition they desired the Concurrence of this House: Which Petition, with the Reasons of the Lords for it, being delivered at the Conference, the Reporter read in his Place; and after, delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table.

The Question being put, That this House doth adhere to the Word "Nuisance," that it stand in the Bill;

The House was divided.

The Noes go forth.


Sir Robert Howard, With the Yeas, 116.
Mr. Seymour,
Mr. Chichley, With the Noes, 58.
Sir Gilbert Talbott,

And so it was resolved in the Affirmative.


Ordered, That all Committees that are to sit this Afternoon, be adjourned till To-morrow in the Afternoon at Two of the Clock.

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