Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Die Lunæ, 16 Martii, 1667.
Lady Rowth's Estate.
A BILL on the Behalf of Dame Elizabeth Rowth, for Sale of Lands to pay Debts, and make Provision for younger Children, was read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Lord Angier, Sir Thom. Dolman, Mr. Weld, Sir Robert Carr, Sir Richard Ford, Mr. Ford, Sir Thom. Dyke, Sir Adam Browne, Sir Edm. Windham, Mr. Hobby, Mr. Morice, Sir Thom. Strickland, Sir Thom. Gower, Sir Edm. Poole, Sir Solom. Swale, Sir John Knight, Sir James Thyn, Sir Henry Felton, Mr. Musgrave, Dr. Burwell, and all the Members that serve for the Counties of Surry and Sussex: And they are to meet To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to examine the Value of the Estate intended to be sold or disposed of, and what the Debts are: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
An ingrossed Bill to enable Sir Thomas Heblethwaite to sell or dispose of Lands to pay Debts, and make Provision for younger Children, was read.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill do pass: And the Title shall be, An Act to enable Sir Thomas Heblethwaite to sell or dispose of Lands to pay Debts, and make Provision for younger Children: and Sir Thomas Gower is to carry the Bill to the Lords.
An ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, for enabling Trustees to make Leases for Payment of Debts, and providing for the Children of Sir Charles Stanley, was read the First time.
Writings in the Hands of Countess of Lincolne.
Ordered, That the Writings in the Hands of the Countess of Lincolne, concerning the Estate of the late Earl of Lincolne, be delivered into the Hands of the Lord Hollis, before the Second Reading of the Bill.
Resolved, &c. That the House be adjourned on Wednesday next, until Thursday next come Sevennight.
Ordered, That these Members following be added to the Committee to which the Bill concerning Mr. Golding was committed; viz. Sir John Rouse, Col. Kirkby.
Irish Land Adventurers.
The Petition on the Behalf of the Adventurers for Lands in Ireland was read.
The Question being propounded, that the Debate of this Petition be adjourned till this Day Fortnight;
The Question being put, That this Question be now put;
The House was divided:
The Noes went out.
|Lord Angier,||for the Yeas,||96.|
|Sir Edw. Massey,|
|Sir Charles Wheeler,||for the Noes,||124.|
|Mr. Edw. Seymour,|
And so it passed in the Negative.
Resolved, &c. That the Matter of the Petition on the Behalf of the Adventurers for Lands in Ireland be heard at the Bar of this House on this Day Month; no Disturbance being thereby intended to the present Possession of any Adventurers, or Soldiers, or the Forty-nine Officers, in the Lands wherein they are confirmed, or for which they have taken out Letters Patents, or are in their Possession as Adventurers, or Soldiers, or Forty-nine Officers; or any other Persons claiming under any such Adventurers, Soldiers, or Forty-nine Officers; nor to disturb his Royal Highness in any Lands whereof he is now possessed.
Resolved, &c. That the Matter concerning his Majesty's Supply be taken into Consideration To-morrow Morning, Nine of the Clock.
Ordered, That all that come shall have Voices at the Committee to which Mr. Carr's Petition is committed.
Ordered, That Sir Richard Francklyn and Sir John Covet be added to the Committee for Highways.
Ordered, That these Members following be added to the Committee to which Sir John Cutts' Bill is committed; viz. Sir Francis Lawley, Sir Richard Everard, Sir John Whitmore.
Electing Members for Durham.
Ordered, That the ingrossed Bill for enabling the County Palatine of Durham to send Members to serve in Parliament, be read To-morrow Morning, Nine of the Clock.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight of the Clock.