Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 8, 1660-1667. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Monday, 24th December, 1660.
Earl of Cleveland's Estate.
|Sir Richard Onslow,||Tellers for the Yeas:||24.|
|Sir Sal. Swayle,||With the Yeas,|
|Colonel King,||Tellers for the Noes:||24.|
|Mr. Hungerford,||With the Noes,|
Mr. Goodrick reports Amendments to the Bill sent from the Lords, intituled, An Act for the settling of all the Manors and Lands of the Earl of Cleveland, in Trustees, to be sold for the satisfying of the Debts of the said Earl, and of Thomas Lord Wentworth his Son: Which he read in his Place, with the Coherence; and were afterwards read the First time at the Table.
Conference with Lords.
"That, according to the Command of this House, the Committee attended the Conference; where the Difference was, about the limiting of the Time, from which the Arrears of the Seamen are to be paid, to the Fourteenth of March 1658, by the Bill, as it went from this House: And that, upon the Debate, we satisfied their Lordships with the Reasons we offered; and so they concurred with this House as to the said Time.
Message to attend tho King.
Mr. Speaker and the Members of this House accompanying him went to the Lords House, to attend his Majesty there; Mr. Speaker carrying with him the Bill for granting to his Majesty an Imposition upon Beer, Ale, and other Liquors, for Increase of his Majesty's Revenue during his Life.
Earl of Cleveland's Estate.
And the Preamble, so amended, was read the Third time; and, on the Question, agreed: And so, instead of the Words ordered as before to be omitted in the Preamble, these Words are to be inserted; viz. "of several Persons several great Sums, at Interest, most of which are mentioned in a Schedule hereunto annexed: Now, to the Intent that all Creditors of your said Subject, and his said Son, may have just Satisfaction; and, also, that all Purchasers may hold and enjoy their Bargains."
The next Amendment, 2 Skin, 31 Line, for leaving out from these Words, "and that the said Sir John Robinson, &c." to the End of the Bill, till you come to the Schedule, was read; and, on the Question, agreed unto.
|Lord Angier,||Tellers for the Yeas:||91.|
|Mr. Cornwallis,||With the Yeas,|
|Mr. Bampfield,||Tellers for the Noes:||53.|
|Mr. Shapcott,||With the Noes,|
Resolved, That, Folio 6, Line 2, after the Word "Mortgage," and before the Word "was," these Words, "or any other Mortgage, or other real Incumbrance of any Lands not excepted in this Act," be inserted; and that, in the next Line, the Word "mortgaged" be omitted; and that, in the 5th Line, after the Word "Mortgage," these Words, "or other Incumbrance," be inserted.
A Proviso was tendered to this Bill: That this Act, nor any thing therein contained, shall extend to the vacating or avoiding of an Indenture of Lease, bearing Date the 29 June, 16 Car. by the which the Earl of Cleveland conveyed Harlington Wood, alias Harlington Park, in Harlington in the County of Bedford, by Estimation One hundred and Sixty Acres; and Two Woods called Outwood, and Lady-well-wood, in Todaington in the said County of Bedford; to William Smith, for Ninety-nine Years, as a Security for the Performance of certain Articles, of the same Date, made between the said Earl, and Thomas Lord Wentworth his Son, on the one Part, and the said Wm. Smith on the other Part; but that the said Lease shall continue, and be of the like Force and Effect, (and no other) as if this Act had not been made: Which was read the First and Second time; and, with an Amendment made at the Table, viz. instead of the Words "in Force, &c." to the End of the Provisoe, these Words, viz. "of the like Force and Effect, and no other, as if this Act had not been made," be inserted.
Resolved, That, instead of these Words, in the Title, "An Act for settling of all the Manors and Lands of the Earl of Cleveland, &c." the Title stands thus; "An Act for the settling of some of the Manors and Lands, &c."