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 Martis, 5 Maii, 1668.
ORDERED, That Thomas Knapper, Anthony Cooke, and Abraham Selfe, now in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms, for a Breach of Privilege against Sir James Thyn, a Member of this House, having submitted, be, upon the Motion and by the Consent of the said Sir James Thynn, discharged of their Commitment, paying their Fees.
Lady Savile's Portion.
An ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, for the better Securing of a Portion of Five thousand Pounds, to the Lady Frances Savile, an Infant Daughter of Thomas late Earl of Sussex, out of Part of the Estate of James Earl of Sussex, also an Infant, in pursuance of the Will of the said Thomas Earl of Sussex, was read a Third time, with the Amendments made by this House; and, upon the Question, agreed.
Colonel Kirkby reports from the Committee to which the Bill, sent from the Lords, for enabling Trustees to make Leases for Payment of the Debts, and making Provision for the Children of Sir Charles Stanley, an Amendment agreed to be made, by the Committee, to the Bill: Which he read: And the Amendment was twice read; and, on the Question, agreed; and, the Bill, with the Amendments, read the Third time.
Managers of Conference.
Ordered, That Sir Robert Atkins, Sir Edw. Thurland, Sir John Mainard, Mr. Mountague, Mr. Swynfen, Mr. Vaughan, Mr. Solicitor, Mr. Waller, Sir Thom. Gower, be appointed to manage the Conference to be had with the Lords.
The House then resumed the Consideration of the Amendments reported from the Committee to which the Bill for better Rebuilding the City of London was committed: And the several Amendments were the First time read.
Offices in Arrear.
And the several Amendments, Clauses, and Alterations to the Bill, precedent to the Three Clauses to be added at the End of the Bill, were read a Second time; and, upon the Question, severally agreed to.
Another Clause was tendered; relating to the Recompence to be made to such whose Grounds should be taken away; and the Means of Recovery: And the Words "or Market Place," upon the Question, agreed, and inserted into the Clause, and the Blank filled up with "Twelve."
Another Proviso, for such as would build their own Grounds at the Exchange, was twice read: And these Words, "and with the like Materials, and at the same time," upon the Question, agreed, and inserted: And the Proviso, as amended, was agreed to, and made Part of the Bill.
A Proviso for referring of it to the Justices of the King's Bench, Common Pleas, and Barons of the Exchequer, to judge and determine in all Cases wherein the Lord Mayor, or any Aldermen of the City may be concerned, was read the First and Second time.