Sabbati, 11 die Maii, 1661.
PETER Prideaux Esquire, being returned a Burgess
both for Honiton in the County of Devon, and Liscard
in the County of Cornwall, made Choice to serve for
Ordered, That a new Writ do issue out for the Election
of a new Burgess for Liscard; and that Mr. Speaker do
make a Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to issue a
Ordered, That a new Writ do issue for the chusing of
a Burgess in the Place of the Lord Hollis, being now a
Peer, who was returned one of the Burgesses for Dorchester in the County of Dorsett; and that Mr. Speaker
do make a Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown to issue
a Writ accordingly.
Sir Charles Harbord Knight, his Majesty's Surveyor
General, being elected one of the Burgesses for Donhivid
alias Lanceston in the County of Cornwall, and returned
by a several Indenture as a Burgess for Hindon, made
Choice to serve for Donhivid, alias Lanceston, and waved
his Election for Hindon:
Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do make out Warrants to
the Clerk of the Crown, to issue out new Writs for new
Elections in such Places as hereafter shall be waved by
any Members who are returned for several Places, or
shall otherwise become void.
Ordered, That, upon all double Returns of Members,
none do sit, till their Returns be determined, excepting
such only as are returned in all Indentures.
Committee of Privileges.
Ordered, That a Committee of Elections and Privileges
be appointed of the Members following; Sir George Carteret Knight, Sir Wm. Morrice Secretary, Sir Edward
Hungerford, Lord Ancram, Lord Mandevill, Mr. Weld,
Sir George Probert, Sir Richard Oatley, Sir Wm. Strowd,
Sir Hump. Winch, Earl of Newburgh, Mr. Rich. Spencer,
Mr. Crouch, Mr. Edward Boscawen, Sir John Barrington,
Mr. Edward Phillips, Mr. Henry Seymore, Sir Henry North,
Mr. Marvill, Sir Rich. Maliverer, Sir Morrice Barckley,
Mr. Street, Sir Rich. Ford, Mr. Rigby, Mr. Tulse, Mr.
James Harbert, Sir Hen. Lea, Sir Rich. Breham, Sir Ralph
Hare, Mr. Cotton, Sir Tho. Hebblethewait, Mr. Collins,
Mr. Goodderick, Mr. John Ashburnham, Mr. Denny Ashburnham, Mr. Phineas Andrewes, Mr. Peckham, Sir Tho.
Payton, Sir Rich. Fanshaw, Sir Tho. Fanshaw, Sir John
Dawney, Sir Wm. Lewes, Mr. Laurence Hide, Mr. Jonathan Trelawney, Dr. Burrell, Dr. Craddock, Sir Gervas
Cliffton, Sir John Holland, Sir John Harrison, Sir John
Strangwayes, Mr. Stanley, Sir Robert Holt, Sir Hen. Capell,
Sir Baynam Throgmorton, Mr. Mallet, Sir Rich. Inglesby,
Mr. Giles Strangwayes, Mr. John Newton, Sir John Bramston, Mr. Manwaring, Sir Hen. Lingham, Col. Windham,
Mr. James Scudamore, Sir Jorden Crosland, Mr. Will.
Lowther, Mr. Arthur Stanhope, Sir Solomon Swale, Sir
Phillip Warwick, Sir John Goodderick, Sir Phillip Musgrave, Serjeant Charlton, Sir Thomas Leigh, Mr. Lewes
Palmer, Mr. Thurland, Lord St. John, Mr. Pendarvis,
Sir George Reeve, Mr. Vaughan, Sir Heneage Finch, Mr.
Wm. Mountague, Sir Tho. Meeres, Sir Tho. Strickland,
Lord Mansfeild, Sir Hen. Puckering alias Newton, Lord
Bruce, Sir Rich. Onslow, Mr. George Mountague, Sir John
Norton, Sir James Smith, Col. Fretchvile, Sir Allen Apsley,
Mr. Wm. Coventry, Sir Hugh Pollard, Sir John Roll, Sir
Wm. Doyley, Sir Jo. Hotham, Mr. Waring, Sir AnthoCope, Mr. Tho. Chichely, Sir Tho. Dolman, Mr. Glascocke,
Mr. Anthony Eyre, Mr. Wm. Sandis, Sir John Tuffton,
Mr. Coventry, Col. Gilby, Lord Cornbury, Mr. Hide, Sir
John Nicholas, Mr. Strickland, Mr. Crymes, Mr. Darcy,
Sir Wm. Hartope, Sir Wm. Bowyer, Sir George Sondis, Mr.
Edward Seymour, Lord Fawlkland, Sir John Burlacy, Sir
Ralph Bankes, Mr. Noell, Mr. Orme, Mr. Heath, Mr.
Goddard, Sir Tho. Bloodworth, Col. Kyrkby, Mr. Giles
Hungerford, Sir Gilbert Ireland, Sir Chichester Wray, Sir
Wm. Compton, Sir George Stonehouse, Sir John Packington,
Sir Nicho. Crysp, Sir Edmond Peirce, Sir Hump. Bennet,
* Phillips, Sir John Talbott, Mr. Tomkins, Sir Francis
Vincent, Mr. John Stroud, Mr. Shawe, Mr. Whitaker,
Sir Rich. Temple, Sir Wm. Fleetwood, Sir Lanclot Lake,
Mr. Onslow, Mr. Windham, Sir George Fletcher, Sir Tho.
Widdrington, Mr. George Fane, Sir Robert Howard, Sir
Wm. Smith, Mr. Ed. Smith, Mr. Bulckley, Mr. Pytt, Sir
Ed. Wallpoole, Mr. Wm. Gawdy, Mr. Henley, Mr. John Bennet, Sir Wm. Whitmore, Mr. John Lowther, Lord Wil
loghby, Mr. Dowdswell, Serjeant Littleton, Mr. Hen. Coventry, Mr. Stafford, Mr. Rich. Taylor, Mr. Pelham, Mr.
Knight, Sir Hugh Bethell, Mr. Buller, Mr. Proby, Mr.
Sherrard, Sir Fran. Henry Lea, Mr. Waller, Sir Harbert
Price, Mr. Barnaby, Sir Roger Bradshaw, Mr. Pierpoynt,
Sir John Denham, Mr. Clifford, Mr. Packer, Sir Edmond
Pooley, Sir Justinian Isham, Mr. Longe, Mr. Henry Goring, Mr. Prideaux, Mr. Nicholas, Mr. Tucker, Lord
Buckhurst, Mr. Swanton, Sir Tho. Ingram, Col. Legg,
Mr. Evers, Sir Rich. Everard, Lord Butler, Sir Wm.
Terringham, Sir Rich. Winn, Sir Jo. Yorke, Sir George
Grubham How, Sir John Pelham, Mr. Lewkener, Dr.
Arris, Mr. Jeoff. Palmer, Sir Adrian Scroope, Sir John
Norris, Sir Tho. Middleton, Mr. Rich. Cooke, Col. Morley, Sir John Fagg, Lord Le de Spencer, Mr. Walden,
Mr. Swimfen, Mr. Hen. Williams, Mr. Whitley, Sir Francis Clarke, Lord Richardson, Col. Brown, Sir Charles
Cornewallis, Sir Robert Atkins, Sir Hugh Windham, Lord
Rosse, Mr. Bullin Reymes, Mr. Churchill, Mr. John Strangwayes, Sir Robert Brooke, Mr. Wrenn, Mr. Robert Crooke,
Mr. Flint, Sir Hen. Harbert, Sir John Duncome, Sir Allen
Broderick, Mr. Trelawney, Sir Benja. Ayliffe, Sir Wm.
Drake, Sir George Downing, Mr. Stonehouse, Mr. Morgan,
Mr. Cornewall, Mr. Randalph Edgerton, Mr. Deavourex,
Sir John Rouse, Mr. Hugh Biscawen, Sir John Covett,
Mr. James Phillips, Mr. Wasshington, Col. Bowyer, Sir
Francis Lawley, Mr. John Elliot, Mr. Braham, Mr.
Pleadwell, Sir Robert Bowles, Sir Tho. Stewkley, Mr. Morton, Sir Wm. Tredinham, Lord Brerton, Sir John Pelham,
Mr. John Earnley, Mr. Yorke, Mr. John How, Mr. Milward, Mr. Chetwind, Mr. Tho. Price, Sir Rowland Barcley, Col. Sands, Mr. George Clerk, Sir Thomas Fanshaw
junior, Mr. Clifford Clifton, Sir Edward Seymor.
Resolved, That this Committee do meet this Afternoon
at Two of the Clock, in the Exchequer Chamber; and
every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, at Two of the
Clock in the Afternoon, in the Place before-mentioned;
and do take into Consideration all such Matters as shall or
may come in Question, touching Returns, Elections, and
Privileges; and to proceed upon double Returns in the
first Place; and to report their Proceedings to the House.
And all Persons that will question any Returns already
made, are to do it in Fourteen Days next, and so in Fourteen Days after any new Return shall be brought in. And
the Committee is to have Power to receive Petitions; and
to send for Witnesses, Papers, and Records, for their Information; and to make Report of any Matter which
may concern Breach of Privilege. And all Members that
are returned for Two or more Places are to make their
Election by this Day Three Weeks for which of the
Places they will serve; provided there be no Question
upon the Return for that Place. And if any thing shall
come in Question, touching the Return, or Matter of Privilege, of any Member of this Committee, such Member
is to withdraw from the Committee during the Time the
Matter which concerns himself is in Debate.
Ordered, That the Grand Committees for Religion,
Grievances, and Trade, do meet every Week, as followeth;
that is to say, the Committee for Religion, on Mondays;
the Committee for Grievances, on Wednesdays; and the
Committee for Trade, on Fridays; at Two of the Clock
in the Afternoon.
Call of the House.
Resolved, upon the Question, That this House be called
over on Thursday Morning next.
Address to the King.
Ordered, Nemine Contradicente, That Mr. Speaker,
with this whole House, do attend his Majesty; and that
Mr. Speaker shall, in the Name of the House, tender their
humble Thanks to his Majesty, for his great Expressions of
Kindness to this House; and for his gracious Communication of his intended Marriage with the Princess of Portugall; and, that they are so abundantly satisfied therewith,
and sensible of the great Advantages which, in all Reason,
must needs happen thereby, that they shall not only
pray to God Almighty for his Blessing and Furtherance,
but do also make it their earnest Request to his Majesty,
as much as in him is, to hasten his designed Marriage:
And to represent to his Majesty their unanimous Resolution to assist him therein against all Opposition whatsoever.
And such of the Privy Council, as are Members of this
House, are desired to wait on his Majesty, to know his
Pleasure when he will be attended.
A Member makes his Election.
Sir Allen Broderick, being elected a Burgess for Orford
in the County of Suffolk, and also a Burgess for Kellington
in Cornwall, made his Election to serve for Orford.