Die Veneris, 9 Novembris, 18 Car. IIdi.
MR. Street reports from the Committee to which the
Bill for enabling Robert Hussey Esquire to dispose
the Manor of Winterbourne Thompson was committed,
some Amendments, agreed by the Committee to be made
to the Bill: Which he read, with the Coherence; and
after delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table.
And the first Amendment being read;
And a Debate thereupon arising, touching the Interest
of such Persons as had an Estate in Remainder, that they
had not been heard;
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be re-committed to the
former Committee: And that the Committee be revived;
and do sit this Afternoon: And they are to summon and
hear such Persons as are concerned.
Sir Job Charlton reports from the Committee of Elections, touching the Election of a Knight for the County
of Somersett, between Sir John Warr and Sir John
Siddenham, That the Committee had fully examined the
Matter, and heard the Evidence on both Sides; and were
of Opinion, That Sir John Warr was duly elected, and
ought to sit.
Resolved, &c. That this House doth agree with the
Committee, That Sir John Warr was duly elected, and
ought to sit.
The Question being put, That a Bill be brought in
for enabling certain Persons to take an Accompt of the
Disbursements of the publick Monies, upon Oath;
The House was divided.
The Yeas went ...
Sir Thomas Lee,
||For the Yeas,
|Sir Hen. Newton,|
|Sir Thomas Woodcock,
||For the Noes,
And so it passed in the Negative.
Resolved, &c. That his Majesty having been graciously pleased to command his Officers to bring into the
House of Commons their Accompts of the Receipts and
Disbursements of the publick Monies raised to maintain
this present War, That the Lords be desired to name a
Committee of their House, to join with a Committee of
this House, to the End the same Accompts may be
examined, and taken upon Oath.
House to take the Sacrament.
Forasmuch as, upon the calling of the House, it appeared, That several Members were newly come to Town,
who had not Notice of the Order, nor Time to prepare
themselves for the Receiving the Sacrament of the Lord's
Supper, at the Day appointed;
Resolved, &c. That the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper shall be received on the Second Sunday in December
next, in St. Margaret's Church, Westminster, according
to the Form prescribed in the Liturgy of the Church of
England: And that whosoever of the Members shall not
then and there receive the said Sacrament, shall not, after
that Day, come into the House, until he shall have received the said Sacrament, in the Presence of Two or
more of the Parties appointed for that Purpose; and the
same to be certified, and the Certificate thereof allowed,
by the House, according to the Order made the First
Sessions of this Parliament.
Ordered, That Sir Wm. Whitmore, Lord Seymour, Sir
John Strode, Colonel Lane, Mr. Sam. Sandys, Mr. John
Steward, be added to the Committee of Elections.
Ordered, That Sir Richard Browne and Mr. Onslow be
added to the Committee for suppressing Popery.
Mr. Waller reports, That he had attended the Lords
with the Desire of this House, touching a Committee, to
be named by the Lords, to join with a Committee of
this House, that the publick Accompts might be taken
upon Oath: And that the Lords would return an Answer
by Messengers of their own.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, Eight of the Clock.