Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Lunæ, 13 die Februarii, 1670.
Defaulters to Call of the House.
ORDERED, That Col. Strangwaies, Mr. Noell, Sir Thomas Proby, Sir Hugh Windham, Sir Hugh Bethell, Mr. Grimston, who made Default in Attendance upon the Call of the House, and are now present, be excused, and struck out of the List of Defaulters.
Earl of Shrewsbury's Estate.
Mr. Weld reports from the Committee, to which the Bill on the Behalf of the Earl of Shrewsbury, was committed, some Amendments to the Bill; and withal, that upon Perusal of the Bill, and the Deeds whereto it does relate; and which are therein inserted, there is a Difference, which is necessary to be reconciled by some further Clause of Amendment:
Which being debated;
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be re-committed, upon the Debates of the House, to the former Committee.
Registry of Deeds, &c.
Resolved, &c. That the House be resolved into a Committee of the whole House, on Friday Morning next, to resume the Debate of the Matter, touching a publick Registry and Perpetuities.
An ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, on the Behalf of Major Bill, was read the Third time; and agreed; and ordered to be returned to the Lords.
Bills sent from the Lords.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir William Child and Dr. Baldwin;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have commanded us to acquaint you, That they have agreed with this House, in the Amendments offered at the last free Conference, upon the Bill against malicious Maiming and Wounding; and also, to the Amendments to the Bill on Behalf of Sir William Smith: And have sent you down Two Bills, one entituled, An Act to enable Robert Lord Bishop of Bangor, and Isaac Lord Bishop of St. Asaph, and their respective Successors, for ever, to lett, for One-and-Twenty Years, all Lead Mines in their Soil; and the other, An Act for the settling the Manor of Portswood, and other Lands, late of John Knight Gentleman, in the County, and Town and County of Southampton, in John Parker Serjeant at Law, Mr. William Morgan, and William Bleverhassett, of London, Gentleman, to be sold for Payment of Debts
Supply Bill; Subsidies.
The House then resolved into a Committee of the whole House, upon the Bill of Subsidies.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Seymour took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Mr. Seymour reports, that the Committee had now gone through the Bill of Subsidies; and had commanded him to know the Pleasure of the House, when the Report thereof should be made.
Resolved, &c. That the Report of the Bill of Subsidies be made To-morrow Morning, after the Call of the House: And that the House be called over at Nine of the Clock.
Ordered, That all Committees which were discontinued, be revived; and do sit this Afternoon, in the Places formerly appointed.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight of the Clock.