House of Commons Journal Volume 9
3 March 1670

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 3 March 1670', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 9: 1667-1687 (1802), pp. 131-132. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=27179 Date accessed: 24 October 2014.


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Die Jovis, 3 Martii, 1669. 22° Car. II.

Prayers.

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

Horde's Leases.

A Bill to enable Thomas Horde Esquire to make Leases of his Estate, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Sir Wm. Coventry, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir Robert Carr, Sir Fran. Clarke, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir John Ernley, Sir Jo. Robinson, Sir Allen Brodrick, Sir Richard Powell, Col. Sandys, Sir Robert Howard, Lord Cornbury, Sir Jo. Coventry, Sir Lanc. Lake, Sir Robert Atkins, Lord Fanshaw, Sir Thom. Allen, Sir Ralph Bancks, Sir Adam Browne, Sir Jo. Talbott, Mr. Westphaling, Sir Jo. Brampston, Sir Phill. Harcourt, Sir Fran. Lawley, Mr. Bainton, Sir Jo. Kyrle, Mr. Brome Whorwood, Sir Wm. Windham, Sir Walter St. John, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Mr. Robert Thomas, Mr. Jo. How, Mr. Packer, Mr. Sandys, Sir Richard Ingoldsby, Mr. Buscawen, Mr. Low, Mr. Geo. Hungerford, Sir Thomas Clergis, Mr. James Herbert, Colonel Williams, Mr. Hen. Coventry, Sir Allen Apsley, Sir Wm. Fleetwood, Sir Gilbert Talbott, Sir Cyrill Wiche, Mr. Finch, Mr. Pleydall, Mr. Tregonnell, Sir Jo. Malet, Mr. Nasworthy, Sir Jo. Cary, Sir Thom. Meres, Sir Fretchvile Hollis, Mr. Daniell, Sir Jo. Robinson, and all the Members of this House that serve for the Counties of Oxon and Berks: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Two of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Brandon, &c. Navigation.

A Bill for making navigable the Rivers of Brandon and Waveney, in the County of Norfolke, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Sir Robert Carr, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Solom. Swale, Mr. Spry, Sir Fran. Clarke, Sir Thom. Allen, Sir Charles Harbord, Sir John Newton, Sir Thom. Clergis, Lord Fitz-williams, Sir Thom. Gower, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir Lanc. Lake, Mr. Westphaling, Sir Jo. Lowther, Sir Gilbert Talbott, Mr. Steward, Sir Jo. Kyrle, Sir Wm. Lewis, Mr. Finch, Sir Wm. Beecher, Mr. Pleydall, Mr. Crouch, Sir Courtney Poole, Sir Jo. Coryton, Lord Richardson, Lord Allington, Mr. Low, Sir Geo. Hungerford, Col. Windham, Col. Sandys, Sir Thom. Meres, Sir Thom. Proby, Sir Wm. Courtney, Sir Jo. Brampston, Mr. Morris, Col. Kirkby, Sir Fretchvile Hollis, Sir Allen Apsley, Sir Allen Brodrick, Sir Hugh Windham, and all the Members that serve for Suffolke, Norfolke, and Lincolne: And they are to meet at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Dean of St. Paul's House.

A Bill to enable the Dean of St. Paule's to build a Mansion House for himself and his Successors, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Mr. Crouch, Sir Thom. Allen, Sir Fran. Clarke, Sir Wm. Beecher, Sir Thom. Gower, Sir Charles Harbord, Sir Thom. Tomkins, Mr. Morris, Mr. Buscawen, Sir Phill. Warwick, Sir Robert Atkins, Sir Courtny Poole, Mr. Hobby, Sir Jo. Norton, Sir Robert Carr, Sir Richard Oatley, Sir Jo. Brampston, Dr. Burwell, Sir Thom. Proby, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Jo. Lowther, Sir Jo. Newton, Sir Humfry Wynch, Sir Jo. Knight, Sir Jo. Coryton, Sir Wm. Coventry, Lord Fitz Williams, Sir Richard Ford, Mr. Pleydall, Sir Solom. Swale, Mr. Westphaling, and all the Members that serve for London and Middlesex: 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.

Repairing Highways.

A Bill for repairing and maintaining of Highways, was read the First time.

Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time.

Burning Corn and Hay Stacks.

A Bill to prevent burning Stacks of Corn and Hay, maiming and killing of Cattle, and other Mischiefs, was read the First time.

Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time.

Herone's Estate.

Sir Solom. Swale reports from the Committee to which the Bill, on the Behalf of Sir Cuthbert Herone, for Sale of Lands, was committed, some Amendments agreed to be made to the Bill: Which he read, with the Coherence, in his Place: Which, being twice read, were agreed to: And after delivered in the Bill, with the Amendments, at the Table.

Resolved, That the Bill, with the Amendments agreed to, be ingrossed.

Persons to attend.

Ordered, That the Persons following do attend the honourable the House of Commons, upon Saturday next, at Nine of the Clock in the Morning, to give their Testimonies in a Cause then to be heard at the Bar of the House, between the Farmers of his Majesty's Excise on imported Liquors, and several Merchants Importers of Brandy . . . .

Gostwicke's Estate.

Ordered, That the ingrossed Bill on the Behalf of Sir Wm. Gostwicke, be read To-morrow Morning.

Wharton's Estate.

Ordered, That Mr. Wharton's Bill be read To-morrow Morning.

Repairing Churches.

Ordered, That the Bill for repairing of Churches, be read To-morrow Morning.

Clothstealing.

Ordered, That the ingrossed Bill to take away the Benefit of Clergy from such as feloniously cut and steal Cloth from the Rack in the Night-time, and from certain other Offenders, be read To-morrow Morning.

Illegal Imprisonment.

A Bill to prevent sending English Subjects Prisoners into Parts beyond the Seas, was read the Second time.

Resolved, That this Bill be committed to Sir Thomas Lee, Sir Jo. Coryton, Mr. Arthur Onslow, Sir Courtney Poole, Lord Ancram, Sir Robert Carr, Lord Fitz Williams, Sir Richard Temple, Sir Jo. Knight, Sir Walter Young, Sir Thom. Bludworth, Mr. Love, Mr. Swynfen, Sir Richard Ford, Mr. Cheyne, Sir Jo. Northcote, Col. Williams, Sir Solom. Swale, Sir Robert Atkins, Sir Anth. Irby, Colonel Reames, Sir Jo. Hotham, Mr. Garraway, Mr. Buscawen, Sir Jo. Dawney, Sir Thom. Gower, Sir Thom. Tomkins, Mr. Daniell, Sir Jo. Fitz James, Mr. Dunstar, Mr. Stockdale, Sir Wm. Coventry, and all the Members that serve for the County of Wilts; and all the Gentlemen of the Long Robe: 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.

Hearthmoney Tax.

Ordered, That the Bill concerning Hearth-money, be read To-morrow Morning.

Supply Bill; Wine Duties.

And then the House resolved into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed in the further Consideration of the Bill for his Majesty's Supply.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.

Sir Robert Atkins took the Chair of the Committee.

Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.

Sir Robert Atkins reports, That the Committee, in their Progress in the Bill for his Majesty's Supply, being moved, that Vinegar might be charged with the same Duty as Wine, to be paid by the Importer, thought fit to refer the Consideration thereof to the House.

Resolved, That Vinegar be charged as French Wine, and paid by the Importer.

Resolved, That the House resolve into a Committee of the whole House To-morrow Morning, to proceed in the further Consideration of the Bill for his Majesty's Supply.

Persons to attend.

Ordered, That Alderman Bucknall and Doctor Williams be summoned to attend this House on Saturday Morning next, at Nine of the Clock.

Call of the House.

Ordered, That the House be called over on Monday Sevennight.

Committee of Privileges.

Ordered, That Sir Richard Temple be added to the Committee of Privileges and Elections.

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