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 Martis, 3 Martii, 1667.
ORDERED, That the Bill concerning Deeping Fen be read To-morrow Morning.
Ordered, That all Committees, which were discontinued, be revived; and do sit this Afternoon in the Places formerly appointed.
A Bill for enabling Sir Thomas Heblethwaite to settle Lands on Trustees, to pay Debts, and make Provision for younger Children, was read the Second time.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Sir Solomon Swale, Sir Robert Atkins, Sir Richard Oatley, Sir Adam Browne, Mr. Buscowen, Sir Clifford Clifton, Dr. Burwel, Sir James Thynn, Sir Robert Carre, Sir Jo. Northcote, Serj. Seis, Mr. Westphaling, Sir Tho. Gower, Mr. Hatton, Lord Richardson, Sir Phill. Musgrave, Mr. Weld, Sir Tho. Allen, Sir Antho. Irby, Sir Wm. Lowther, Mr. Morrice, Mr. Steward, and all the Members of this House, that serve for the County of Yorke: And they are to meet Tomorrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber; and to summon and hear all such Persons, as they shall find necessary, to receive Satisfaction touching the Consent of the Grandfather and Grandmother of the Children on the Mother's Side, for the passing of the Bill: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Ordered, That Sir Cha. Harbord's Report, so far as he is ready, touching Lands alienated from the Crown, be made on Saturday Morning next.
Ordered, That the Committee appointed to aid in assisting Sir Cha. Harbord in perfecting the Report concerning Lands alienated from the Crown, be revived; and do sit de die in diem; in order to the finishing the whole Report against Saturday Morning next.
Prices of Wines, &c.
Ordered, That the Debate of the Bill for settling Prices of Wines, be resumed on Saturday Morning next.
Ordered, That the ingrossed Bill concerning Mr. Paston be read To-morrow Morning.
Ordered, That the Bill concerning the Post Office be read on Saturday Morning next.
Escapes from London Sheriffs.
An ingrossed Bill to indemnify the late Sheriffs of London, touching Escapes of Prisoners in the Time of the late Fire, was read.
Resolved, That the Bill do pass: And that the Title shall be, An Act to indemnify the late Sheriffs of London, touching Escapes of Prisoners in the Time of the late Fire.
Jurisdiction of Lords.
The House then proceeded to the Hearing of the Matter, upon the Report, in the Case of Mr. Fitton: And Counsel, assigned Mr. Fitton, being heard at the Bar;
Resolved, That the Debate in this Matter be resumed on this Day Sevennight.
Ordered, That the Matter concerning Lindsey Level be heard at the Bar of this House To-morrow Sevennight.
Jurisdiction of Lords.
Ordered, That the Committee appointed to consider of the Privileges of this House, and the Jurisdiction of the Lords Proceedings in the Case of a Commoner, be revived; and do sit this Afternoon at Two of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber: And Mr. Milward, Sir Frederick Hyde, Serj. Seis, Serj. Charlton, Mr. Ratcliffe, are added to the Committee: And they are to sit de die in diem; and hasten their Report to the House.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Mundeford Brampston and Sir Justinian Lewen;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have returned you the Bill, intituled, An Act for the Taxing and Assessing the Lands of the Adventurers within the great Level of the Fens; with some Additions and Alterations: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
And we are likewise commanded to acquaint you, that their Lordships have agreed to the Bill for exporting Leather.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight of the Clock.