House of Commons Journal Volume 8
26 November 1661

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 26 November 1661', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 8: 1660-1667 (1802), pp. 319-320. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=26406 Date accessed: 27 November 2014.


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Martis, 26 die Novembris, 13° Car. Regis 2di.

Prayers.

Stower, &c. Navigation.

ORDERED, That the Committee to whom the Bill for making navigable the River Stower, &c. is committed, be revived; and do meet this Afternoon, in the Place formerly appointed.

Common Fields.

Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Bill for Common Fields is committed, be revived; and do meet To-morrow in the Afternoon, in the Place formerly appointed.

Norfolke Dukedom.

A Bill for confirming an Act for Restitution of the Earl of Arrundell, Surrey, and Norfolke, to the Dignity and Title of Duke of Norfolke, was this Day read the First time.

Resolved, That this Bill be read again, the Second time, To-morrow Morning.

Lindsey Level.

This House resuming the Debate of the Order made the Fifth of July last, for the Commitment of the Bill, sent from the Lords, for the draining of the Level of the Fens, called Lindsey Level; whereby it was ordered, That no Members of the Committee, that were concerned in Point of Interest, as Owners, Undertakers, or Adventurers, were to have any Votes thereat, thought fit to enlarge and extend that Clause: And

Ordered, That no Members of the said Committee, that are Owners, Undertakers, or Adventurers, or otherwise concerned, in Point of Interest, in the Fens in Question, shall have any Vote thereat.

Somersett Dukedom.

An Act for confirming an Act for restoring of the Marquis of Hertford to the Dukedom of Somersett, was this Day read the Second time.

Resolved, upon the Question, That the same be committed to Sir Hump. Winch, Mr. Comptroller, Sir Henry Capell, Lord Cornebury, Sir Solomon Swale, Lord Seymour, Lord Falkland, Lord Dromore, Mr. Vaughan, Lord St. John, Colonel Windham, Sir Lancelot Lake, Lord Gorges, Sir Maurice Berkeley, Sir John Nicholas, Mr. Clifford, Mr. Waldron, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir Phillip Warwick, Mr. Collins, Sir Rich. Onslow, Mr. Culliford, Mr. Birch, Lord Mansfeild, Sir Hen. Puckering, Mr. Knight, Colonel Legg, Sir Ralph Hare, Mr. Steward, Mr. Tomkins, Sir Wm. Lewis, Sir Robert Brocke, Sir John Robinson, Mr. Street, Mr. Edward Seymour, Mr. Pryn, Mr. Mompesson, Sir Hugh Windham, Mr. Wm. Sandis, Sir Thomas Leigh, Mr. Robert Phillips, Sir Henry Bennett, Mr. Daniell, Mr. Henry Seymour, Mr. Hussey, Sir George Reeve, Sir Wm. Portman, Sir Henry North, Sir Tho. Wendy, Mr. Robert Crooke, Sir Adrian Scroope, Mr. Yorke, Mr. Swinfein, Mr. Puckering, Mr. Goodricke, Mr. Churchill, Mr. Long, Lord Mandevill, Sir Edmond Peirce, Sir John Dun combe, Sir John Nicholas, Colonel Gilby, Sir John Covett, Mr. Mainwaring: And they are to meet in the Speaker's Chamber To-morrow, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Sheriffs Accompts.

A Bill for preventing the unnecessary Charge of Sheriffs, and for Ease in passing their Accompts, was this Day read the Second time.

Resolved, That the same be committed to Mr. Pryn, Lord Falkland, Sir Robert Howard, Lord Dromore, Sir Anth. Irby. Lord Cavendish, Sir Phillip Warwick, Mr. Tomkins, Sir George Ryves, Sir Henry North, Sir Tho. Allen, Mr. Culleford, Sir Wm. Bowyer, Lord Bruce, Mr. Street, Sir Wm. Compton, Lord Newburgh, Mr. Steward, Sir Edmond Pooley, Mr. Wm. Sandys, Sir John Covert, Colonel Leg, Mr. Chetwind, Mr. Whorewood, Mr. Glascock, Mr. Stafford, Colonel Sandis, Mr. Robert Crooke, Sir Rowland Berkeley, Sir John Duncombe, Sir Wm. Lewes, Serjeant Charleton, Mr. Yorke, Lord Mandevill, Sir Henry Bennett, Sir Solomon Swale, Colonel Kirby, Sir John Brampston, Sir Benjamin Ayloffe, Sir Lancelott Lake, Sir Rich. Onslow, Sir Edmond Bowyer, Dr. Birkenhead, Sir Tho. Leigh, Sir William Doyley, Sir John Goodrick, Mr. Thurland, Sir Tho. Lee, Sir John Nicholas, Mr. Scudamore, Mr. Mainwaring, Mr. Lovelace, Mr. Churchill, Sir Ralph Bancks, Sir George Carterett, Sir George Sondys, Sir John Talbott, Mr. Mompesson, Mr. Gawdy, Mr. Weld, Sir Tho. Meres, Sir Edm. Peirse, Mr. Swinfein, Sir John Marley, Mr. Goodrick, Mr. Reymes, Mr. Price, Sir Tho. Widdrington, Sir Tho. Ingram, Mr. Wild, Mr. Vaughan, Sir Robert Brooke, Mr. James, Lord Richardson, Mr. Knight, Mr. Lutterell, Sir John Cary, Sir Richard Oatley, Sir Henry Anderson: And they are to meet in the Exchequer Chamber To-morrow, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records: And, particularly, to call before them the Officers of the Exchequer: And to consider how the Charge in passing of Sheriffs Accompts may be eased and accommodated.

Wells Key.

Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Bill for Repair of the Key of Wells is committed, be revived; and do meet in the Speaker's Chamber on Friday next, at Two of the Clock.

Executing Regicides.

The House then resumed the Debate of the Bill for Execution of the Persons attainted of High Treason.

And his Majesty's Proclamation, pleaded by such of the said Persons as were Yesterday brought to the Bar, being read; after a long Debate,

The Question being put, That, upon Consideration of the King's Majesty's Proclamation, pleaded by the Prisoners brought Yesterday to the Bar, the Bill for their Execution should be laid aside.

The House was divided:

And the Noes went forth.

Sir Henry North, Tellers for the Yeas: 109.
Mr. Higgons, With the Yeas,
Lord Cornebury, Tellers for the Noes: 124.
Mr. Mountague. With the Noes,

So it passed in the Negative: And

Resolved, upon the Question, That the said Bill, for Execution of the Persons attainted of High Treason, be committed to Mr. Lovelace, Mr. Vaughan, Sir Henry North, Sir Maurice Berkeley, Sir Courtney Poole, Mr. Bulkley, Sir George Ryve, Mr. Dowdswell, Sir Edward Wise, Mr. Reymes, Mr. Higgons, Mr. Pryn, Mr. Devereux, Lord Cornebury, Sir John Covert, Mr. Thurland, Mr. Fane, Sir Henry Worsley, Mr. Knight, Mr. Peckham, Sir Baynham Throckmorton, Mr. Tomkins, Colonel Legg, Sir Edm. Peirse, Colonel Gilby, Sir Charles Harbord, Lord Cornebury, Sir Edward Vaughan, Mr. Birch, Mr. Potter, Mr. Clarke, Mr. Jones, Serjeant Charleton, Serj. Keeling, Sir Phillip Warwicke, Lord Newburgh, Sir John Goodricke, Mr. Goodricke, Sir Edmond Bowyer, Mr. Clifford, Mr. Churchill, Sir Solomon Swale, Mr. Swinfein, Sir John Shaw, Mr. Yorke, Sir John Nicholas, Sir Robert Holt, Sir Hump. Winch, Mr. Whorwood, Mr. Low, Mr. Clifford, Sir Henry Puckering, Sir Tho. Strickland, Mr. Scudamore, Mr. Weld, Mr. Rigby, Mr. Attorney of the Duchy, Mr. Harbord, Mr. Mountague, Sir John Vaughan, Sir John Covert, Mr. Steward, Sir Theop. Biddolph, Sir John Robinson, Mr. Pleadwell, Sir Edmond Peirse, Sir Thomas Meeres, Sir Allan Broderick, Mr. Walrond, Sir Tho. Littleton, Sir Rich. Temple, Mr. Bulteele, Lord Mansfeild: And they are to meet in the Star Chamber To-morrow, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon: And to take into Consideration the Petitions, Affidavits, and other Papers, tendered by the Prisoners: And to send for Papers, Persons, and Records.