House of Commons Journal Volume 8
30 March 1664


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'House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 30 March 1664', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 8: 1660-1667 (1802), pp. 539. URL: Date accessed: 24 November 2014.


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Mercurii, 30 die Martii, 16 Car. IIdi.


Leave of Absence.

ORDERED, That Mr. Charles Seymour, who hath constantly attended the Service of this House, have the Leave of this House to go into the Country.

Marsh Lands.

Ordered, That Sir Henry Worsley have Leave to bring in a Bill for settling the Right of Marsh Lands.

Ly. Wandesford's Estate.

A Bill for the settling certain Marsh Lands in the County of Southampton, in the Lady Wandesford, and others, was read the First time.

Ordered, That this Bill be read the Second time on Friday next.

Sayer's, &c. Nat.

A Bill for the Naturalizing of Dame Catharine Sayer, and her Children, and others, was read the First time.

Ordered, That this Bill be read the Second time Tomorrow Morning.

Hide Park Water.

A Bill for the Continuance and Enjoyment of certain Waters, brought from and about Hide Park to the Cities of Westminster, and Places adjacent, was read the First time.

Resolved, &c. That this Bill be read the Second time on Saturday next.

Iron Trade.

A Petition of the Makers and Workers of Iron within the Counties of Derby and Nottingham, and the West Riding of Yorkshire, was read.

Resolved, &c. That this Petition be referred to the same Committee to which the Petition of the Grand Jury of the County of Sussex was committed; to take this Petition also into Consideration; and to report the Matter, with their Opinion, to the House.


A Bill for the Enabling and Encouraging of James Smith the younger to plant and make Madder in England, was read the First time.

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

Ministers Maintenance.

A Bill for the Increase of the Maintenance of Ministers in Cities, Towns Corporate, and Market Towns, was read the First time.

Resolved, &c. That this Bill be read again, the Second time, on Saturday next.

Lord's Day.

A Bill for the better Observation of the Lord's Day, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That this Bill be committed to Sir Robert Atkins, Sir Wm. Gaudy, Sir Lanc. Lake, Colonel Strangwayes, Sir John Knight, Sir Edw. Walpoole, Sir John Holland, Sir John Brampston, Sir John Birkenhead, Dr. Burrell, Mr. Whorwood, Sir Bayn. Throckmorton, Mr. Morrice, Mr. Yorke, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir Clifford Clifton, Sir Tho. Allan, Sir Edm. Pooley, Sir Edm. Bowyer, Sir Tho. Meeres, Sir John Goodrick, Sir Edm. Peirce, Mr. George, Sir Rich. Oateley, Mr. Swinfein, Mr. Heath, Mr. Hungerford, Mr. Clifford, Mr. Evelyn, Mr. Milward, Mr. Daniell, Mr. Seymour, Sir Hen. North, Sir Wm. Fleetwood, Sir Cha. Cottrell, Sir Allan Apsley, Mr. Pryn, Lord Mandevile, Major General Layherne, Sir Rich. Onslow, Mr. Jay, Sir Thomas Doleman, Sir John Dawney, Mr. Crouch, Sir Anth. Cope, Sir Adrian Scroope, Mr. Vowell, Sir Edw. Hungerford, Mr. Whittaker, Sir Edm. Pye, Sir Tho. Littleton, Mr. Coventry, Sir Robert Brooke, Mr. Owen: And all the Members that come are to have Voices at the Committee: And they are to meet Tomorrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Exchequer Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Hearth Money.

Ordered, That Leave be given for the bringing in a Bill for the better Collecting of the Duty arising by Hearth Money: And that Sir Phillip Warwick, Mr. Solicitor General, Mr. Pryn, and Sir Thomas Littleton, or any Two of them, do prepare and bring in the Bill.

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