Die Jovis, 14 Novembris, 1667.
Harris', &c. Petition.
A PETITION of Henry Harris, Allixander Harwood, William Langley, John Wells, and Mathew
Hatton, on the Behalf of themselves and others, late Inbitants near the Tower of London, was read.
A Bill for the exchanging certain Manors and Lands
of William Palmes Esquire, for other Lands settled upon
him and his Issue by Mary his Wife, was read.
Ordered, That this Bill be read the Second time on
A Bill concerning the Draining of Lindsey Level, was
tendered, and some Debate had thereupon.
Resolved, &c. That this Bill be read on Saturday next.
Privilege- Arresting a Witness.
A Complaint being made of a Breach of Privilege, in
arresting, and detaining in Custody, one William Bateman,
that should attend the Committee of Privileges and Elections, to give his Testimony touching the Elections for
the Town of Haverfordwest.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of Privileges and Elections to examine the Matter of Breach of Privilege; and that the Officer, in whose Custody the said Wm.
Bateman is, do bring the said Bateman to attend the Committee of Privileges and Elections, at their next Sitting.
Impeachment of Pett.
A Motion being made, and a Debate arising upon the
Vote made Yesterday, for re-committing the Matter concerning Commissioner Pett to the Committee appointed
to inquire after Miscarriages, to hear such Witnesses as
should be offered, and expedite their Report;
Resolved, &c. That Leave be given to speak against the
Order made Yesterday, concerning Commissioner Pett.
Resolved, &c. That the Order made Yesterday concerning Commissioner Pett, be discharged.
Resolved, &c. That it be referred to the Committee
appointed to examine Miscarriages, to draw up an Impeachment against Commissioner Pett, upon the whole
Matter before them.
Assigning Exchequer Debts.
Ordered, That the Committee, to which the Bill for
assigning Exchequer Debts, was committed to, be
revived; and do sit this Afternoon.
Ordered, That all Committees, which were discontinued, be revived; and do sit this Afternoon, in the
Places formerly appointed.
Privilege- Freedom of Speech.
Ordered, That the Report, concerning Freedom of
Speech in Parliament, be taken into Consideration on
Committee of Privileges.
Ordered, That these Members following be added to
the Committee of Privileges and Elections; Mr. Pawlett St. John, Mr. Garraway, Sir Trevor Williams, Sir
Phillipp Terwhite, Sir Walter St. John, Lord Ancram,
Mr. Peircy Goreing, Mr. Lucy, Sir William Thomas, Major
Gen. Edgerton, Mr. Buller, Sir John Dawney, Sir Robert
Holt, Lord Newborrough, Sir Richard Franklin, Lord
Torrington, Mr. Dunstar, Mr. Henry Goreing, Sir Hen.
Felton, Sir John Fredericke, Sir George Carew, Sir Thomas
Hearle, Mr. Rashley, Mr. Speccott, Mr. Hum. Weld, Mr.
John Elliott, Sir Thomas Carew, Lord Fitzwilliams.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, Eight of the Clock.