House of Commons Journal Volume 8
19 March 1663

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 19 March 1663', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 8: 1660-1667 (1802), pp. 453-454. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=26545 Date accessed: 23 September 2014.


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Die Jovis, 19 Martii, 15 Car. IIdi.

Prayers.

CHARLOTTE Hessen Killigrew did, this Day, take the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy, before Mr. Speaker, at the Clerk's Table, in order to her Naturalization.

Kirkby's, &c. Nat.

Ordered, That these Persons following be added to the Committee to whom the Bill for Naturalization of Abraham Didier, and others, is committed; viz. Colonel Kirkby, Sir Chichester Wray, Sir John Coriton, Mr. John Buller, Mr. John Trelawney, Sir Rich. Onslow, Colonel Robinson, Captain Garraway, Colonel Whitley, Sir Robert Howard, Sir Hen. Puckering, Sir Edw. Wise, Mr. Francis Buller, Mr. Hen. Seymour, Mr. Geo. Howard, Sir Tho. Strickland, Sir James Smith, Sir Tho. Fanshaw, Sir Wm. Tirringham.

Lord's Day.

Ordered, That these Persons following be added to the Committee to which the Bill for the better Observation of the Lord's Day is committed; viz. Sir Rich. Oatley, Lord Richardson, Sir Cha. Hussey, Mr. Boscawen, Mr. Ratcliffe, Mr. Knight, Mr. Daniel, Sir Clifford Clifton, Mr. Westfaleing, Sir John Nicholas, Sir Wm. Lowther, Mr. George, Mr. Henley, Mr. Lowe, Mr. Elliot, Mr. Morice.

Challoner's Estate.

Ordered, That all the Members of this House that serve for the County of Bucks, be added to the Committee to which the Bill for enabling Mr. Challoner to make Provision for his Wife and younger Children, is committed.

Morley's Estate.

Ordered, That Sir John Birkinhead and Mr. Greenvill be added to the Committee to which the Bill for vesting the Lands and Tenements of Cuthbert Morley in Richard Barret, and others, is committed.

Endfeild Chace Poor.

Ordered, That Sir John Norton be added to the Committee to which the Bill for the Poor of Endfeild Chace is committed.

Vaughan's Claims.

A Bill to restore Henry Vaughan Esquire to certain Sums of Money deceitfully gotten from him by John Allured, was this Day read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be committed to Mr. Vaughan, Mr. Phillips, Mr. Crouch, Sir Clifford Clifton, Sir Robert Holt, Mr. Fane, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Sir Tho. Gower, Mr. Clifford, Sir Tho. Tomkins, Sir Solomon Swale, Colonel Strangwayes, Mr. Morice, Sir Wm. Lowther, Colonel Robinson, Sir Lanc. Lake, Sir Tho. Wendy, Sir John Roll, Sir Tho. Meres, Colonel Hollis, Sir Cha. Hussey, Sir Rich. Oatley, Mr. Westfaling, Sir John Marley, Mr. Coventry, and all the Members of this House that serve for the County of Yorke: And they are to meet To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Lyndsey Level.

A Bill for Settling the Draining of the Level of the Fens in Lincolneshire, called Lyndsey Level, was this Day read the First time.

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be read the Second time on Monday next.

Another Bill concerning the Level of the Fens in Lincolneshire, called Lyndsey Level, was this Day delivered in.

Resolved, &c. That this Bill be read To-morrow Morning.

Priests and Jesuits.

Ordered, That a Message be sent to the Lords, by Sir Henry North, to desire the Concurrence of the Lords to the Vote of this House, for desiring his Majesty to issue a Proclamation for the Departure of Jesuits and Popish Priests out of this Kingdom by a Day.

Impropriations.

Ordered, That a Message be sent to the Lords, to acquaint them, That the Writings and Deeds concerning Impropriations, which they sent for to this House, were formerly delivered into the Hands of Mr. Jessop, heretofore Clerk of this House of Commons; and were, by Warrant from his Majesty, delivered into the Hands of the Lord Fanshaw, his Majesty's Remembrancer, where they still remain: And that Sir Thomas Meres do carry up the same.

Crown Revenue.

And then the House resolved itself into a Committee of the whole House, in pursuance of the Order Yesterday, to take the Matter of his Majesty's Revenue into Consideration.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.

Sir Robert Atkyns took the Chair of the Committee.

Mr. Speaker reassumed the Chair.

Sir Robert Atkyns reports from the Committee of the whole House, That it was the Opinion of the Committee, That the House would appoint a Committee to inspect that Branch of his Majesty's Revenue, concerning the Customs: That the House would impower the Committee of the whole House to name Sub Committees: That the House would resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, on Saturday next, to proceed in the Business of his Majesty's Revenue.

Resolved, &c. That a Committee be appointed of the Members following; viz. Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Tho. Strickland, Sir Phil. Warwick, Sir John Duncombe, Sir Cha. Hussey, Sir Tho. Gower, Mr. Knight, Sir Cha. Harbord, Sir Solomon Swale, Mr. Pryn, Sir Tho. Tomkins, Sir John Goodrick, Mr. John Vaughan, Sir Tho. Meres, Mr. Tho. Coventry, Mr. Harvey, Mr. Waller, Sir Allen Apsley, Sir Wm. Howard, Sir Wm. Hickman, Sir Cha. Berkley Treasurer, Sir Rowland Berkley, Sir Edm. Pye, Sir Edw. Moseley, Lord Falkland, Sir Anth. Cope, Mr. Seymour, Mr. Mountague, Colonel Strangwayes, Mr. Solicitor General, Sir Robert Howard, Sir Rich. Temple, Serjeant Charlton, Sir Wm. Compton, Colonel Reames, Sir Edm. Peirce, Sir John Talbot, Lord Gorge, Lord Fanshaw, Sir Tho. Allen, Mr. Crouch, Sir Robert Atkyns, Mr. Clifford, Sir Wm. Lewes, Sir Geo. Ryve, Sir Robert Holt, Sir Clifford Clifton, Sir Cyril Wyche, Mr. Garway, Sir Edm. Bowyer, Mr. Chowne, Sir Edw. Walpole, Sir Nich. Crispe, Mr. Higgons, Colonel Progers, Lord Spencer, Mr. King, Sir Tho. Dolman, Mr. Newton, Mr. John Fredrick, Mr. Jones, Mr. Wm. Coventry, Sir John Holland, Sir Bain. Throckmorton, Colonel Birch, Sir Geo. Downing: And they are to meet To-morrow, in the Speaker's Chamber, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon; and to inspect, and take into Consideration, that Branch of his Majesty's Revenue which does arise by the Customs; and to receive Informations touching the same, and such Proposals as shall be made for the Improvement thereof: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Resolved, &c. That the Committee of the whole House be authorized to appoint Sub Committees, to inspect such Branches of his Majesty's Revenue as the Committee shall direct: Which Sub Committees are hereby impowered to send for Persons, Papers, and Records; and to receive Informations and Proposals for Improvement of any Branch of his Majesty's Revenue.

Resolved, &c. That the House will, on Saturday next, at Ten of the Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed in the Matter of his Majesty's Revenue.

Priests and Jesuits.

Sir Henry North reports to the House, That he had carried up the Message to the Lords, concerning Popish Priests and Jesuits; and that the present Answer he received from the Lords was, That they would take the same into serious Consideration; and would return further Answer by Messengers of their own.

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