House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 23 April 1668

Pages 86-87

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 Jovis, 23 Aprilis, 1668.


Habeas Corpus.

A BILL to prevent the Refusal of Writs of Habeas Corpus, was read the First time.

Resolved, That the said Bill be read the Second time To-morrow Morning, the First Bill.

Committee of Grievancs.

Ordered, That the Committee of Grievance do sit on Monday next.

Navy Debts.

A Bill on the Behalf of the Navy Creditors, was read the First time.

Resolved, That the said Bill be read the Second time on Monday Morning next.

Reversions of Offices.

Ordered, That the Bill touching Reversions of Offices, brought in this Day, be read on Monday Morning next.

Administrators' Accounts.

An ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, for settling the Accounts of Administrators, was read the First time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be read the Second time on Monday Morning next.

Money received for indigent Officers.

A Bill for the further Relief and better collecting of the Monies due to the indigent loyal Officers, was read the Second time: And several Debates arising, as to the making Provision, in the first place, for such as have not yet had any Share in the Monies; and to add Commissioners, or to appoint other Commissioners instead of the Commissioners of Accounts; and several other Matters;

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Colonel Phillips, Sir Lanc. Lake, Sir Thom. Allen, Mr. Milward, Sir Jo. Talbott, Sir Adam Browne, Sir Jo. Fitz James, Sir Jo. Brampston, Sir Robert Carr, Sir Solom. Swale, Sir John Moreton, Lord Fitz Williams, Mr. Pepis, Sir Thom. Mompesson, Mr. Buscawen, Sir Jonath. Trelawny, Sir Hen. Newton, Sir Jo. Bennett, Mr. Morice, Dr. Burwell, Sir Thom. Woodcock, Lord Angier, Sir Gilb. Gerrard, Sir Trevor Williams, Sir Thom. Gower, Sir Jo. Birkenhead, Sir Jo. Ernly, Sir Humfry Wynch, Sir Jo. Heath, Mr. Mervell, Sir Geo. Probert, Mr. King, Sir Maurice Berkley, Sir Thomas Dyke, Sir Edm. Pooley, Col. Whitley, Sir Thom. Higgons, Sir Gilbert Talbott, Sir Roger Bradshaigh, Sir Jo. Northcote, Sir Thom. Clergis, Sir Edw. Massey, Sir Edm. Windham, Sir Thom. Littleton, Mr. Milward, Mr. Lucy, Mr. Seymour, Sir Jo. Covett, Col. Reames, Sir Jo. Knight, Sir Ralph Bancks, Sir Walter Young, Sir Charles Harbord, Sir Jo. Coventry, Mr. Andrew Newport, Sir Jeffery Shackerly, Mr. Waller, Lord Fanshaw, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir James Smith, to consider of the Debates, and to bring in the Bill amended as they find Cause: And to meet at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Star Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Preventing Export of Wool.

A Petition from the Merchants and Clothiers of the Town of Plimouth, was read.

Ordered, That this Petition be referred to the particular Committee appointed for Advance of Trade, and to prevent the Exportation of Wool; and that the Petitions from the City of Exeter, and Town of Dartmouth, be referred to the same Committee, to take the several Petitions into Consideration; and report the Matter, with their Opinions therein, to the House.

Deane Forest.

Ordered, That the Persons that gave an Account here of the State of the Case as to Deane Forest, have Leave to attend the Lords; and that his Majesty's Counsel, or other Members of this House, that are of the Long Robe, have Leave also to attend the Lords, in Defence of the Bill concerning Deane Forest.

Commissioners of Accounts.

Ordered, That Sir Nicho. Carew, Sir Robert Carr, and Sir Robert Brookes, or any Two of them, do repair to the Commissioners of Accounts, to know of them, whether Sir George Carterett has brought in such Accounts to them as are clear, and satisfactory; if not, wherein the Accounts are defective, and what Exceptions they have against the Accounts.

Address for wearing English Manufactures.

A Message from the Lords, by Sir John Coell and Sir Wm. Glascock:

Mr. Speaker, the Lords have commanded us to acquaint you, that they have agreed to the Votes of this House, concerning the wearing of our own English Manufacture; and that the King is to be attended therein, To-morrow, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon, at Whitehall: And the Lords have therefore appointed Twelve of their Number, and desire this House to appoint a proportionable Number to join with them, to attend his Majesty accordingly.

Ordered, That these Members following be joined to attend his Majesty To-morrow; viz. Sir Charles Harbord, Lord Fitz Williams, Sir Jo. Moreton, Sir Edm. Windham, Sir Robert Brookes, Mr. Rigby, Sir Thomas Lee, Sir Hen. Capell, Lord Vaughan, Sir James Thyn, Sir Robert Carr, Sir Solom. Swale, Col. Birch, Sir Jo. Talbott, Sir Thom. Littleton, Mr. Russell, Sir Nicho. Carew, Sir Richard Braham, Lord Cavendish, Sir Humfry Wynch, Lord Cranbourne, Sir Tho. Carey, Sir Edw. Hungerford, Sir John Strode.

Irish Land Adventurers.

The House then proceeded to the further Hearing of the Cause upon the Petition of the Adventurers for Lands in Ireland.

A Copy of the Conception under the Great Seal of Ireland, for the Act of Explanation, offered to be read.

The Question being put, That the said Conception be read;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went forth.


Mr. Seymour, for the Yeas, 75.
Sir Nico. Carew,
Sir Jo. Brampston, for the Noes, 98.
Sir Jo. Birkenhead,

And so it passed in the Negative.

The House then adjourned till Three of the Clock in the Afternoon.

Post Meridiem.

Encouraging Navigation.

A BILL, on the Behalf of Dr. Chamberlaine, to improve the Art of Navigation, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Sir Rich. Ford, Mr. Rigby, Mr. Vaughan, Mr. Progers, Sir Charles Harbord, Sir Edm. Windham, Mr. Crouch, Mr. Marvell, Sir Edw. Massey, Mr. Hobby, Mr. Elliott, Mr. Ford, Sir Jo. Knight, Col. Williams, Mr. Roberts, Sir Thom. Gower, Sir Thom. Allen, Sir Robert Brookes, Mr. Pepis, Sir Lanc. Lake, Sir Charles Cotterell, Mr. Andrew Newport, Sir Humfry Wynch, Sir Robert Atkins, Mr. Jones, Sir Wm. Thompson, Mr. Buscawen, Col. Phillips, Mr. Robarts, Sir Robert Atkins, Mr. Buller, Col. Kirkby, Sir John Lowther, Sir Jo. Trott, Sir Jo. Goodrick, Mr. Rouse, Sir Fretchvile Hollis, Col. Whitley, Col. Sandys, Sir Wm. Fleetwood, Mr. Bartue, Mr. Herle, Sir Clifford Clifton, Mr. Scawen, Sir Fran. Goodrick, Lord Hawley, Mr. Morice: 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.

Impeachment of Pett.

Resolved, &c. That the Articles against Peter Pett be ingrossed.

Irish Land Adventurers.

The House then proceeded to the further Hearing of the Cause upon the Petition of the Adventurers for Lands in Ireland; and heard Council, and examined several Witnesses, both on the Behalf of the Petitioners, and the Commissioners for Claims in Ireland.

Resolved, &c. That the further Hearing of this Cause be adjourned till Wednesday next.

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