House of Commons Journal Volume 8
10 July 1661

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 10 July 1661', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 8: 1660-1667 (1802), pp. 296-297. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=26384 Date accessed: 25 October 2014.


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Mercurii, 10 Julii, 13° Car. 1661.

Prayers.

Ancolne Level.

SIR John Goodrick reports Amendments to the Bill of Sir John Mounson, for draining the Level of the Fens upon the River Ancolne in Lincolneshire, from the Committee to whom the said Bill was committed, together with several Provisoes to be added, and made Part of the said Bill: Which Amendments and Provisoes being once read;

Resolved, That the said Bill, with the several Amendments and Provisoes, be re-committed to the said Committee: Who are to meet To-morrow, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, Witnesses, and Records.

Duchy of Cornewall Leasing.

Ordered, That the Matter upon the Bill for enabling his Majesty to make Leases of Lands belonging to the Duchy of Cornewall, be recommended to the Care of Sir Robert Atkins, to see it dispatched: And the Committee is to sit this Afternoon, at Three of the Clock.

High Commission Court.

Sir Edmond Peirse reports Amendments to the Bill for Explanation of a Clause contained in an Act of Parliament, made in the Seventeenth Year of the late King Charles, intituled, An Act for Repeal of a Branch of a Statute 1° Elizabeth', concerning Commissioners for Causes Ecclesiastical: Which Amendments being opened by the Reporter in his Place; and brought up, and twice read at the Table; and a Proviso being found necessary to be added to the said Bill;

Ordered, That Mr. Solicitor General, Mr. Yorke, Mr. Thurland, Serjeant Charleton, Sir Herbottle Grimstone, Master of the Rolls, Doctor Burwell, and Sir Robert Atkins, do withdraw into the Speaker's Chamber, to pen a Proviso, to be added to the said Bill.

Sir Heneage Finch made Report from the said Committee, of a Proviso agreed upon to be added to the said Bill; as also an Amendment to be made to the last Amendment reported: Which Proviso and Amendment being twice read, and agreed to;

Resolved, That the said Bill, with the several Amendments and Proviso agreed to, be ingrossed.

Carriages for the King.

Mr. Edward Seymour reports Amendments to the Bill for necessary Carriages for his Majesty for his Royal Progress: Which he read, with the Coherence, in his Place; and afterwards, delivered in the same at the Clerk's Table: Which Amendments and Proviso being twice read at the Table; and, upon the Question, agreed to;

Resolved, That the Bill, with the said Amendments and Proviso, be ingrossed.

Publick Revenue.

Ordered, That the Report from the Committee of the King's Majesty's Revenue, be heard To-morrow Morning.

Disbanding the Army, &c.

Ordered, That the Report from the Committee for disbanding the Army and Navy, be heard To morrow Morning.

Publick Money.

Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Bill for investing the King with Monies as have been received for publick Uses, and not pardoned by the Act of Oblivion, was referred, be revived; and sit in the former Place this Afternoon, at Two of the Clock; and so de die in diem, till they have perfected their Report.

Pains and Penaities against Regicides.

Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Bill declaring the Pains, Penalties, and Forfeitures, to be imposed upon the Estates and Persons of certain notorious Offenders exempted out of the Act of free and general Pardon, Indemnity, and Oblivion, was committed, do speed their Report without taking Notice of any Provisoes or Petitions, or examining the Titles or Claims of any Persons pretending Interest in the said Offenders Estates, but what were particularly recommended to them by the former Order of this House.

Quakers, &c.

Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Bill for preventing the Mischiefs and Dangers that may arise by certain Persons called Quakers, and other Schismaticks; and to whom the Bill against Vagrants, and wandering, idle, dissolute Persons; was also committed, be revived; and do sit in the Exchequer Chamber this Afternoon, at Two of the Clock.

Perjury.

Ordered, That the same Committee be likewise revived, as to the Bill against Perjury, which is committed to the same Committee; and do sit upon the said Bill, at the Time and Place aforesaid.

Charge against Haslerig.

Ordered, That the Evidence against Sir Arthur Haslerig, deceased, being one of the Persons excepted by the Act of Indemnity and Oblivion, as to Pains, Penalties, and Forfeitures, not extending to Life, be heard at the Bar To-morrow Morning, at Nine of the Clock: Whereof his Majesty's Attorney General is to have Notice, that he may come prepared accordingly.

Executing Regicides.

Ordered, That the Bill for the Execution of certain Persons attainted of High Treason, be read To-morrow Morning, at Ten of the Clock, the First time.

Countess of Dorset's Jointure.

Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Countess of Dorset, Pembrook, and Mountgomerie's Bill is committed, be revived; and do sit in the former Place To-morrow in the Afternoon; and so de die in diem, till they have perfected their Report.

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