House of Commons Journal Volume 8
15 May 1661

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 15 May 1661', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 8: 1660-1667 (1802), pp. 250. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=26343 Date accessed: 03 September 2014.


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Mercurii, 15, die Maii, 13 Caroli.

Prayers.

Haverford West Writ.

RESOLVED, upon the Question, That a new Writ do issue for the Election of a Burgess for the Town of Haverford West, in the County of Pembroke, the former Writ having miscarried; and that Mr. Speaker do make a Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown to issue a Writ accordingly.

Great Level of Fens.

A Petition preferred to this House in the Name of Sir William Platers Knight and Baronet, Sir John Hewet Baronet, and others, claiming under the original Adventurers of the great Level of the Fens, was this Day read.

A Bill concerning the great Level of the Fens, was read the First time this Day.

Resolved, That the same be read again, the Second time, on Friday next-come Sevennight.

Another Bill for draining the great Level of the Fens, was read the First time this Day.

Resolved, That the said Bill be read again, the Second time, on Friday next-come-Sevennight.

Newcastle upon Tyne Election.

A Petition preferred to this House by George Liddell against Sir John Morley Knight, one of the Burgesses for Newcastle upon Tyne, in the County of Northumberland, was this Day read.

Ordered, That the Petitioner be brought to the Bar of this House, to see whether he would justify his Petition. And he, being brought to the Bar of this House, did own and justify the said Petition, and his Name subscribed thereunto to be his.

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