Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Lunæ, 12 die Decembris, 1670.
Lord Erwin's Estate.
A BILL, sent from the Lords, for impowering the Executors and Trustees of Henry late Lord Ingram, Viscount Erwin in the Kingdom of Scotland, deceased, to sell certain Lands, for the Payment of Debts and Legacies, was read.
Ordered, That the said Bill be read a Second time.
A Bill, sent from the Lords, for rectifying a Mistake of Dates of Deeds mentioned in an Act, intituled, An Act to enable John Bill Esquire to sell certain Lands in Kent and Surrey, was read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Sir Gilbert Talbott, Sir Anthony Irby, Sir Hugh Windham, Sir Rich. Wiseman, Mr. Morrice, Sir Thom. Hanmer, Mr. Morris, Sir Francis Windham, Lord Fanshaw, Mr. Collins, Sir Char. Harbord, Mr. Hobby, Mr. Buscawen, Sir Thom. Allen, Mr. Bartu, Mr. Evelyn, Sir Edw. Deering, Sir John Talbott, Sir Robert Carr, Mr. Ford, Lord Richardson, Sir John Knight, Mr. Wright, Sir Edw. Poley, Sir Thom. Gower, Sir Will. Hayward, and all that serve for London, Middlesex, Surrey, and Kent: And they are to meet To-morrow, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
A Bill, sent from the Lords, intituled, An Act for better Payment of the Debts of Sir Clifford Clifton Knight, deceased, and raising Portions for his Daughters, was read.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be read a Second time.
Lord Stafford's Estate.
A Bill, sent from the Lords, for confirming Agreements, between the Lord Viscount Stafford and his Lady, and their customary Tenants and Copyholders, was read a Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Mr. Swinfyn, Sir Solom. Swale, Sir Anthony Irby, Sir Fran. Goodricke, Mr. Westphaling, Sir Edw. Harley, Sir Robert Barneham, Sir Thom. Hanmer, Sir Nich. Carew, Mr. Wendy, Lord Richardson, Sir Thom. Allen, Sir Gilbert Talbott, Sir Edw. Deering, Sir John Knight, Sir Hugh Windham, Mr. Peirpoint, Sir Edm. Pooley, Mr. Morrice, Sir John Bennet, Sir Char. Harbord, Sir Thom. Higgons, Mr. Grenvile, Mr. Maynard, Colonel Titus, Mr. Waller, Sir Robert Holmes, Mr. Trenchard, Sir Thom. Ingram, Sir John Brampston, Sir Rich. Temple, Sir John Mounson, Mr. Milward, Mr. Fox, . . . Dowdswell, Sir Thom. Gower, Sir Tho. Clergis, Mr. Dillington, Sir Edw. Massey, Sir Thom. Meeres, Lord Ancram, Serjeant Seys, Sir Edmond Windham, Sir Charl. Tufton, Mr. Crouch, Sir Will. Coventry, Mr. Jay, Mr. Knowles, Sir Thom. Basset, Sir John Newton, Sir Thom. Littleton, Mr. Spencer, Colonel Meale, Mr. Bartu, Lord Clifford, and all that serve for the Counties of Gloucester, Shropshire, and Herefordshire: And they are to meet at Two of the Clock, To-morrow in the Afternoon: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Members in Arrear of Aid.
The House being informed, that there are Arrears of Monies, in the Hands of some Members of this House, of the former Aids given to his Majesty; who, in respect of Privilege, are not sued;
The Question being put, That they be now named;
It was resolved in the Affirmative.
Some Persons being accordingly named;
Resolved, &c. That a List be brought in, of the Names of such Members of this House, in whose Hands are any Arrears of Monies of the former Aids given to his Majesty; what the Sums are; and who are bound as Security for others; against To-morrow Morning: And Sir. Geo. Downing is to bring the same in accordingly.
Resolved, &c. That Thursday next, be added another Day for receiving Propositions for his Majesty's Supply.
The Question being put, That the House be adjourned;
The House divided.
Yeas go forth.
So it passed in the Negative.
Ordered, That the Commissioners for taking the publick Accounts, at Brooke-house, be sent, to bring in an Account of what Debts are owing to his Majesty, and by whom, against To-morrow Morning.
The House then resolved into a Committee of the whole House, upon the Consideration of his Majesty's Supply.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Seymour took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Resolved, &c. That the House be resolved into a Committee of the whole House, To-morrow Morning, Ten of the Clock, to proceed in the further Consideration of his Majesty's Supply.
Call of the House.
Resolved, &c. That the calling over the House be adjourned till this Day Sevennight.
Ordered, That all Committees be adjourned till Tomorrow, Two of the Clock in the Afternoon; to sit in the Places formerly appointed.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight of the Clock.