Tuesday, August 21st, 1660.
ORDERED, That the Committee to whom the Bill
for the Forest of Deane is referred, have Power to
send for Persons, Papers, Witnesses, Records, and what
else may conduce to the Business.
The humble Petition of Captain Isaak Burges, of the
County of Wilts; and a Certificate from the underwritten
Commissioners for the late Militia in the said County;
Ordered, That it be referred to a Committee to prepare the Form of a Protestation to be taken by the
Members of the House, concerning the Bill for confirming of College Leases, which was taken off from the
Table Yesterday; and that To-morrow the same be
offered to each Member of the House, who shall be then
Ordered, That Mr. Pryn, Colonel King, Sir John
Northcot, Sir Wm. Lewis, Sir John Bowyer, Mr. Rainsford, and Mr. Wingfield, be the said Committee.
The ingrossed Bill for enabling Augustine Skynner and
Wm. Skynner to make Sale of some Lands for Payment
of Debts, was this Day read the Third time; and, upon
the Question, passed.
Ordered, That the Title of the said Bill be, An Act
for enabling Augustine Skynner and Wm. Skynner to make
Sale of some Lands, for Payment of Debts.
Ordered, That Mr. Francis Bacon do carry this Bill to
Privilege-a Person discharged.
Ordered, That Mr. * Campbell the Constable, who
misbehaved himself towards a Member of this House,
being now in the Custody of the Serjeant at Arms
attending this House, be forthwith discharged of his Imprisonment, he paying his Fees.
Ordered, That the Act for continuing the Excise to
the Twenty-fifth of December next, be printed by the
Printers of this House, according to the Original, remaining in this House.
The humble Petition of John Dodderidge, Minister of
Shapperton in the County of Middlesex, being tendered to
the House, and the Effect thereof opened; complaining,
That, on the Fifth of August instant, he was, with Force
and Violence, dispossessed of the said Rectory, contrary
to his Majesty's Proclamation;
Ordered, That the said Petition of the said John Dodderidge be referred to the Justices of the Peace of the
County of Middlesex; to examine the Force, and to do
therein according to Law.
The House resumed the Debate upon the Amendments reported from the Committee to the Bill for Ministers Livings: Which Amendments were read:
Resolved, That after the Word "Act," Folio 3, Line
17, these Words be added, viz. "and thereupon so
adjudged by the said Commissioners."-
Officers in Courts of Justice.
Ordered, That Sir Anthony Irby do carry to the Lords
the Bill for indemnifying certain Officers in Courts of
And he carried the same to the Lords accordingly.-
The Question being propounded, That these Words,
viz. "or constantly refused to administer the same," be
added to the Amendment offered by the Committee in
these Words, viz. "or which hath not, by Preaching,
Printing, or Writing, declared his Judgment to be against
the Administering of the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper
to such Persons as were not scandalous or ignorant;"
And the Question being put, That the same be now
It passed in the Affirmative.
And the main Question being put;
The House was divided.
And the Yeas went forth.
Sir Tho. Meeres,
||Tellers for the Yeas:
||With the Yeas,
|Sir Ralph Knight,
||Tellers for the Noes:
||With the Noes,
And so it passed in the Negative.
The Question being propounded, That this House doth
agree with the Committee in this Clause, contained in
one of the Amendments offered by the Committee, viz.
"or which hath not, by Preaching, Printing, or Writing,
declared his Judgment to be against the Administering
of the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper to such Persons
as were not scandalous or ignorant;"
It passed in the Negative.
The rest of the Amendments, to the last Line of the
3d Folio, and the additional Clause, beginning with these
Words, "or which hath not subscribed any Petition to
bring the late King, &c.;" and ending with these Words,
"not scandalous or ignorant, &c." put in the Paragraph;
were, with the Omission of the Clause last above-mentioned, upon the putting of them severally to the Question,