House of Commons Journal Volume 9
11 November 1670

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 11 November 1670', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 9: 1667-1687 (1802), pp. 162-163. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=27218 Date accessed: 24 October 2014.


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Veneris, 11 die Novembris, 1670.

Prayers.

Lindsey Level.

ORDERED, That the Committee to whom the Bill concerning Lindsey Level Fenn is committed, be revived; and do sit this Afternoon at Two of the Clock, in the Place formerly appointed; only to receive the Testimony of Summons of the Country, and to adjourn the Hearing of the Cause till Monday Two of the Clock in the Afternoon: And Col. Kirby, Mr. Otway, Sir Hugh Windham, Sir Fran. Windham, Mr. Grey, Mr. Rigby, and Mr. Trelawny, are added to the said Committee.

Kidderminster Stuffs.

A Bill for regulating the making of Stuffs in the Town of Kidderminster, in the County of Worcester, was read the First time.

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be read a Second time.

Privilege- Petition from a person in custody.

The Petition of John Durant, now in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, being tendered;

Ordered, That the said Petition be read at Ten of the Clock in the Morning.

Sir J. Prettyman to receive Judgment.

The Petition of Sir John Prettyman Knight, was read.

The Petition of Elizabeth Humes was also read.

Resolved, &c. That the Serjeant at Arms attending this House do, according to former Order, bring Sir John Prettyman to the Bar of this House on Monday Morning next, to receive the Judgment of the House against him.

Papers dispersed at the Door.

Ordered, That the Report of Sir John Knight, concerning the seditious Books dispersed at the Door, be made To-morrow Morning.

Supply.

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

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.

Mr. Seymour took the Chair of the Committee.

Mr. Speaker resumes the Chair.

Mr. Seymour reports from the said Committee, That they had made some Progress in the Consideration of his Majesty's Supply; and came to these Two Resolutions; viz.

That, towards the King's Supply, there be an additional Excise of Fifteen-pence upon every Barrel of strong Beer, and Ale; and Six-pence upon every Barrel of small Beer, and Ale; brewed by the common Brewer and Retailer; and a Moiety more, of the Duty upon all other exciseable Liquors:

That if any Person inhabiting any House within a Corporation, or within Distance thereof, in which House there hath been no brewing within time last past, that That Person shall not be permitted to brew during the Time that the additional Excise shall be paid, without being liable to the Payment of the said Duty:

And humbly moved from the said Committee, that a Bill may be brought in pursuant to these Votes.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth agree with the Committee, That towards the King's Supply there be an additional Excise of Fifteen Pence upon every Barrel of strong Beer, and Ale; and Six Pence upon every Barrel of small Beer, and Ale; brewed by the common Brewer and Retailer; and a Moiety more, of the Duty upon all other exciseable Liquors.

Resolved, &c. That if any Person inhabiting in any House within a Corporation, or within Distance thereof, in which House there hath been no brewing within time last past, that That Person shall not be permitted to brew during the Time that the additional Excise shall be paid, without being liable to the Payment of the said Duty: And that a Bill be brought in pursuant to these Votes: And it is referred to Mr. Attorney General, Sir Robert Howard, Sir Geo. Downing, Sir Thom. Meeres, Colonel Birch, and Mr. Garraway, to prepare and bring in a Bill accordingly.

Resolved, &c. That this House do resolve into a Committee of the whole House To-morrow Morning Ten of the Clock, to proceed in the further Consideration of his Majesty's Supply.

Williams' Estate.

Ordered, That Lord Castleton, Mr. Eyre, Mr. Williamson, Sir Edw. Hungerford, Mr. Marvell, Sir Rich. Francklyn, Mr. Streete, Mr. Milward, Sir John Newton, Sir Gilbert Talbot, Mr. Musgrave, Colonel Kirby, Sir Adam Browne, Sir Theoph. Biddolph, Sir Will. Coventry, be added to the Committee to which the Bill of Henry Williams Esquire, for settling certain Fen Lands, is committed.

Lindsey Level.

Ordered, That Sir Will. Terringham, Mr. James, Sir Edmund Bowyer, and Mr. Evelyn, be added to the Committee to whom the Bill concerning Lindsey Level is committed.

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