A BILL for enabling Augustine Skynner Esquire,
and Wm. Skynner Gent. to sell Lands for Payment
of Debts, was this Day read the Second time; and, upon
the Question, committed to Sir Anthony Irby, Sir Gilbt.
Gerrard, Sir John Evelyn of Surrey, Mr. Marsham, Sir
Rob. Brookes, Colonel West, Mr. Rich, Mr. Gott, Sir
Christopher Clapham, Mr. Perrepont, Sir Norton Knatchbull, Sir Edward Deering, Sir Walter Earle, Sir John
Evelyn of Wilts, Sir Wm. Wheeler, Colonel King, Mr.
Knightley, Sir John Northcot, Sir Solomon Swate, Mr.
Marshall, Mr. Turner, Colonel Hatcher, Sir * Hyde,
Lord Aungier, Serjeant Teyrill, Mr. Geo. Browne, and
all the Knights and Burgesses, and Barons, serving in
Parliament for the County and Boroughs of Kent, and
the Cinque Ports: And they are to meet on Wednesday
next at Three in the Afternoon, in the Court of Wards:
and they have Power to send for Persons, Papers, Records, and Witnesses; and all Parties concerned therein,
to be heard.
Privilege-Publication of Proceedings.
The House being informed of a printed Paper, intituled, Mercurius Veridicus, printed by D. Maxwell,
living in Thames Street, near Baynard's Castle, wherein
this Clause is printed; viz. "It was moved by Major
Beake, that Sir Richard Temple might be one of the
Twenty excepted Persons; and he gave several Reasons
for it; among others, that Sir Richard had been a menial Servant to Cromwell, and a great Promoter of his
Interest; but the House at length waved the further
Debate of it;"
Ordered, That a Committee be appointed to examine
this particular Case; and, in order thereunto, they are to
send for Maxwell the Printer; and they are to consider
of the great Liberty taken by divers Persons, in printing,
without Warrant, several Votes and Proceedings of this
House; and to prepare an Order for restraining of all
Persons whatsoever, from printing any of the Votes or
Proceedings of this House, without special Order of the
House: And they are to send for Mr. William Saunderson,
and to examine him, by what Warrant he printed, in his
History, a Speech in the Name of Sir Harbottle Grimston
Baronet, Speaker of this House, and several other
Speeches, as the Speeches of Members of Parliament,
and other Passages reflecting on Members of Parliament:
And they are to take into Consideration, any other Books
or Pamphlets, reflecting on any Member of this House,
or other Persons; and to report to the House what is fit
to be done in the several Cases:
And that Sir Anthony Irby, Colonel King, Mr.
Sparkes, Mr. Throgmorton, Mr. Hunt, Mr. Skipwith,
Mr. Foxe, Sir Walter Earle, Sir Gilbt. Gerrard, Sir
Wm. Lewis, Mr. Annesley, Mr. Pryn, Mr. Lowther,
Mr. Ravenscroft, Mr. Goodrick, Sir Treavor Williams,
Sir * Hide, Mr. Hopkins, Sir Solomon Swayle, Sir John
Temple, Mr. Hunt, Mr. Wm. Morgan, Sir Rob. Brooke,
Mr. Milborne, Serjeant Tyrrill, Sir John Northcot, be
the said Committee: And they are to meet To-morrow
at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon, in Mr. Speaker's
Chamber; and have Power to send for Persons, Papers,
Books, and Witnesses, as they shall see cause.
Printing Votes, &c.
Resolved, That no Person whatsoever do presume (at
his Peril) to print any Votes or Proceedings of this
House, without the special Leave and Order of the
Petition from Oxford University.
The humble Petition of several Heads, Governors,
and other Members of the University of Oxford, was
The Question being propounded, that it be referred to
a Committee, to examine the Fact upon the said Petition, and to make Report therein to the House, if they
shall see Cause;
The House was divided:
And the Noes went forth.
|Sir Christopher Clapham,
||Tellers for the Noes:
||With the Noes,
|Sir Anthony Irby,
||Tellers for the Yeas:||175.
||With the Yeas,
And so it was
Resolved, That it be referred to a Committee to examine the Fact upon the said Petition, and to make Report
therein to the House, if they shall see Cause:
And that Dr. Cleyton, Mr. Bampfeild, Sir Anth. Ashley
Cooper, Sir Gilbt. Gerrard, Sir Anth. Irby, Mr. Annesley,
Sir John Northcot, Sir Christopher Clapham, Sir Solomon
Swaile, Mr. Boscawen, Sir Heneage Finch, Mr. Perrepont,
Mr. Herle, Sir Geo. Reeve, Mr. Turner, Colonel Hatcher,
Mr. Lowther, Mr. Hopkins, Sir Wm. Waller, Mr. Heale,
Mr. Marvell, Mr. Hunt, Mr. Shapcot, Mr. Knightley,
Mr. Serjeant Hales, Mr. Grove, Mr. Goodrick, Sir Wm.
Lewis, Mr. Ellison, Mr. Crowch, Mr. Swinfin, Colonel
King, Mr. Thomas, Mr. Crew, Mr. Pryn, Mr. Gott,
Mr. * Oxendon, Mr. Palmer, Sir Walter Earle, Mr.
Charlton, Lord Fairfax, Mr. Yong, Mr. Boderda, Mr.
Milborne, be the said Committee; and they are to meet
To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in
Mr. Speaker's Chamber; and they have Power to send
for Persons, Papers, and Witnesses, and what else may
conduce to this Business.
Sir Heneage Finch reports Amendments to the Bill, for
confirming of Judicial Proceedings; which he read in his
Place, and were after read by the Clerk, the First and
The Question being put, that these Words contained
in the Amendments, viz. "nor any Acts Judicial and
Ministerial, for, or tending to, the Administration of
Justice;" do stand in the Bill;
It passed in the Negative.
The said Amendments so brought in, with the Omission of the Words aforesaid, and with some Amendments
and Additions made at the Table, were, on the Question,
Ordered, That this Bill be ingrossed.
Grants of Offices, &c.
Ordered, That the Committee, to whom the Bill for
making void Grants of Honours, Offices, &c. from the
of May 1642, is referred, be revived; and that they
meet To-morrow at Two of the Clock, and make Report with what Speed they can: And Sir Ralph Knight
is added to the Committee.