House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 5 March 1673

Pages 262-263

Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.

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Mercurii, 5 die Martii, 1672.


Child stealing.

ORDERED, That the Committee to which the Bill to prevent the Stealing and Transporting of Children and others, was committed, be revived; and do sit this Afternoon, at Two of the Clock.

Transporting Wool.

An ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, to prevent Frauds in the Transportation of Wool, was read a Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Sir Trevor Williams, Col. Sands, Mr. Wood, Mr. Tho. Morrice, Mr. Gwynn, Sir John Hotham, Mr. Buscowen, Sir Joseph Ash, Mr. Faunt, Mr. Morgan, Sir John Pettus, Mr. Cornwall, Mr. Hopkins, Sir Wm. Coventry, Colonel Titus, Mr. Price, Mr. Morrice, Mr. Stockdale, Mr. Buscowen, Mr. Spry, Sir Thom. Peyton, Colonel Williams, Sir Rich. Everard, Mr. Hobby, Sir Anthony Irby, Mr. Noell, Mr. Onslow, Mr. Hampden, Mr. Noseworthy, Mr. Knowles, Colonel Gilby, Lord Richardson, Mr. Cordell, Sir John Newton, Sir Wm. Hickman, Sir Fran. Clerke, Mr. Powle, Lord Cornbury, Mr. Cornewallis, Doctor Arris, Mr. Broxholme, Mr. Westphaling, Mr. Wright, Mr. Wareing, Sir Ralph Banckes, Sir John Moreton, Sir John Brampston, Mr. Norton: And all that come are to have Voices: And they are to meet on Friday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber; and to take the Bill into Consideration to prevent the Transportation of Wool out of the Kingdom of Ireland: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Highways and Streets.

Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill for the Repairing the Highways and Streets of the Out Parishes adjoining to the City of London.

Woolrich's Award.

Sir John Trevor reports from the Committee to which the Bill, sent from the Lords, for Confirming an Award, made by Sir Orlando Bridgman Knight and Baronet, late Lord Keeper of the Great Seal of England, for the ending of all Differences in the Family of Sir Thomas Woolrich Knight and Baronet, deceased; and to enable John Woolrich Esquire, and his Heirs, to execute the Powers of the said Award mentioned; That the Commmittee had met, and carefully perused the Bill; and considered of the Award thereby confirmed; and had returned the Bill, without any Amendment.

Earl of Salisbury's Estate.

A Bill, sent from the Lords, to enable James Earl of Salisbury, to let Leases of certain Lands and Tenements, for any Term not exceeding Forty Years, was read a First time.

Ordered, That this Bill be read a Second time.

Wickham Election.

Ordered, That the Report of the Matter concerning the Election for Wickham, between Sir William Egerton and Sir John Burlace, be heard To-morrow Morning.

Dutchy of Cornwall Leasing.

Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill to enable his Majesty to make Leases of his Dutchy Lands in Cornwall.

Abuses in Elections.

Ordered, That the Committee for the Bill for preventing Abuses in electing Members to serve in Parliament, be revived and do sit this Afternoon: And that these Persons following be added to the Committee; viz. Sir John Newton, Sir Philip Musgrave, Sir Thomas Allen, Mr. Boscowen, Mr. Morrice, Sir Charles Harbord, Mr. Maynard, Mr. Finch, Sir Foulke Lucy, Sir Thomas Clergis, Sir Lancelot Lake, Sir John Talbott, Mr. Daniell, Sir Geo. Fletcher, Mr. Crouch, Mr. Dowdeswell, Sir Rich. Barnham, Sir Rowland Berkley, Sir Lancelot Lake, Mr. Morgan, Mr. Henley, Mr. Swanton, Sir Solomon Swale, Sir Edw. Masters, Sir Norton Knatchbold, Sir John Barnaby, Sir Francis Clarke, Mr. Hopkins, Sir John Roll, Sir Edward Massey, Mr. Ash, Mr. Noell, Sir Robert Carre, Mr. Phillipps: And all that come to have Voices.

Poor Children Apprentices.

An ingrossed Bill concerning Apprentices and Servants Wages, was read the Third time.

A Proviso, for making That Part of the Bill which relates to Servants Wages temporary, was tendered, and Thrice read: And, upon the Question, agreed to be made Part of the Bill.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act concerning Apprentices and Servant Wages.

Williams' Estate.

A Bill to enable Sir Robert Williams Baronet, to make Leases for One-and-twenty Years, or Three Lives, for Education, Maintenance, and raising of Portions for his Three Daughters, and younger Son, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Sir John Trevor, Sir Trevor Williams, Sir Solomon Swale, Mr. Morrice, Sir Launcelot Lake, Mr. Finch, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir Charles Harbord, Mr. Newport, Sir Robert Howard, Mr. Morrice, Sir Courtney Poole, Sir Thomas Allen, Sir Richard Francklyn, Sir John Knight, Sir Heneage Finch, Sir Wm. Strode, Mr. Hopkins, Sir Lancelot Lake, Mr. Westphaling, Mr. Chetwyn, Sir John Talbot, Sir Nich. Carey, Sir John Morton, Sir Philip Musgrave, Colonel Gilby, Mr. Dowdeswell, Mr. Crouch, Sir Hugh Windham, Sir Gilbert Talbot, Sir Thomas Meeres, Doctor Burwell, Sir Foulke Lucy, Mr. Lucy, and all the Members that serve for the Six Northern Counties of Wales: And they are to meet on Monday, at Two of the Clock, in the Duchy Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Berkley's Estate.

A Message from the Lords, by Sir William Child and Sir Tim. Baldwyn;

Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent you down a Bill for transferring the Interest of a Term of Years in certain Manors and Lands, late of . . . Robert Berkley Knight, deceased, and Payment of Portions appointed to his Grandchildren: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.


Ordered, That all the Merchants that are Members, and all that serve for the Port Towns, be added to the Committee for the Bill concerning Coinage.

Highways and Streets.

A Bill for repairing the Highways and Streets of the Out Parishes, was read.

Ordered, That the said Bill be read a Second time.

Preventing Growth of Popery.

The Bill to prevent the Growth of Popery was read.

Ordered, That the said Bill be read a Second time To-morrow Morning.

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