Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Die Lunæ, 24 Februarii, 1667.
ORDERED, That the Committee, to which the Bill for making good Recoveries suffered by Richard Golding Clerk, is committed, be revived; and do sit this Afternoon, in the Place formerly appointed: and Mr. Walgrave, and Mr. Kent, are added to the Committee.
Importing Irish Cattle.
Mr. Jones reports from the Committee, to which the additional Bill for preventing the Importation of Irish Cattle, was committed, several Amendments, Additions, and Alterations, agreed unto by the Committee, to be made to the said Bill: Which he read in his Place: And, being afterwards twice read at the Clerk's Table, were, upon the Question, severally agreed unto.
Ordered, That the Bill, with the Amendments agreed to, be ingrossed.
Defaulters to Call of the House.
Ordered, That Sir John Newton (his Lady being sick) be discharged of his Fine of Forty Pounds, for Default of attending at the Call of the House.
Ordered, That Sir Humphrey Hooke (his Family having been sick) be discharged of his Fine of Forty Pounds, for not attending at the Call of the House.
Privilege- Petition from a person in custody.
A Petition of John Lewen, now in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms, was read.
Resolved, That Mr. John Lewen be called unto the Bar of this House.
And, being called in; and having received a Reprehension from Mr. Speaker for his Breach of Privilege;
Ordered, That Mr. John Lewen be discharged from the Custody of the Serjeant at Arms, paying his Fees.
Ordered, That the Petition of Toby Humphryes, Richard Pritchard, Wm. Moody, Tho. Drivers, and Wm. Robinson, be read on Monday next.
Ordered, That Sir Cha. Wheeler, Col. Williams, Sir Jona. Trelawny, Mr. Trelawny, Sir Henry Yelverton, be added to the Committee, to which Sir Wm. Juxon's Bill is committed.
Leave of Absence.
Ordered, That Sir Wm. Bowyer, being sick, have Leave to go into the Country.
The House then resolved into a Committee of the whole House, in order to the Consideration of the Motion made for a Supply of the King's Majesty.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Seymour took the Chair.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Mr. Seymour reports from the said Committee, That they had proceeded in the further Consideration of the Motion for his Majesty's Supply; and humbly moved it, as the Opinion of the Committee, that the House give it in Charge to the Committee appointed to inspect the Proceed of the Poll Bill, and the Bill for the Eleven Months Assessment, and how the Monies arising thereby are expended, to expedite their Report; and be ready to make the same on Wednesday Morning next.
Resolved, That this House doth agree with the Committee, That the Committee appointed to inspect the Proceed of the Poll Bill, and the Bill for the Eleven Months Assessment, and how the Monies arising thereby are expended, do expedite their Report, and be ready to make the same on Wednesday Morning next.
Resolved, That the House will resolve into a Committee of the whole House on Wednesday Morning next, in order to the further Consideration of the Motion for a Supply for the King's Majesty.
And then the House adjourned till Wednesday Morning, Eight of the Clock.