Die Mercurii, 15 die Augusti.
PRAYERS, by Mr. Hodges.
Domini præsentes fuerunt:
L. Great Chamberlain.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Ds. Howard of Charlt.
Ds. Berkeley of Stratt.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. De la Warr.
Ds. Herbert de Cherb.
Ds. Gerard de Brandon.
E. of Cleveland's Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the settling the Manors and Lands of the Earl of Cleveland, &c."
ORDERED, That this Bill is committed to the same
Committee as the Earl of Cleveland's Petition was; to
meet this Afternoon, in the Prince's Lodgings, at Four
of the Clock; and to adjourn from Time to Time,
as they shall think fit: And all Parties concerned are
to be heard.
Report concerning the borrowing 100,000£. of the City.
The Marquis of Dorchester, and the rest of the
Lords which were appointed to go with a proportionable Number of the Commons into the City, to borrow One Hundred Thousand Pounds, for the urgent
Occasions of the Kingdom, upon the Security of the
Bill of Poll-money, (fn. *)
And this Answer was returned for the present from
the Mayor and Common Council, "That their Number at this Time was but small; therefore could
give no positive Answer at that Time. But the Lord
Mayor said, They did not like the Security of Pollmoney, being so unequal; and that other Grievances
they had, which they could not then mention further."
Report of the Conference about the Bill of Indemnity.
Then the Lord Chancellor reported the Message
Yesterday from the House of Commons, concerning
the Alterations, Amendments, and Provisos, in the
Bill of Indemnity; wherein the House of Commons did
adhere, and wherein they did agree.
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Elliston; who brought up a Bill to enable
the County of Durham to send Knights, and the City
of Durham to send Burgesses, to serve in Parliament;
wherein they desire their Lordships Concurrence.
Bill of Indemnity.
The Proviso concerning Ireland to pass, with some
The Isles of Jersey and Guernsey to be included in the
This House adheres to the Names of the King's
This House adheres to the Names of Sir Henry Vane,
Sir Arthur Haselrigg, Colonel Lambert, and Colonel
Message from H. C. to prevent the Exportaion of Wool, &c.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons,
by Sir George Downing, &c.
To let their Lordships know, that the House of
Commons are in preparing a Bill, to inhibit the Transportation of Wool, which Bill will require some Time
to perfect; therefore, to prevent any Inconvenience in
the mean Time, the House of Commons have passed a
Desire to His Majesty, that a Proclamation may be
issued to that Purpose, wherein they desire their Lordships Concurrence. (Here enter it.)
Read, and Agreed to.
The Answer returned was:
That this House agrees to move His Majesty, to issue
out a Proclamation, as is desired.
The Lord Chancellor is appointed to move the King
Bill of Indemnity.
This House adheres concerning Adrian Scrope.
This House adheres to the Proviso concerning Edmond Waring and others.
The House agrees with the House of Commons in
the last Proviso.
Committee to prepare Heads for a Conference about it.
ORDERED, To have a Free Conference with the House
of Commons, and the Lord Steward, Lord Chamberlain,
Earl South'ton, Lord Fynch, and Lord Wharton, are appointed to manage the Free Conference with the
House of Commons, concerning the Amendments and
Alterations in the Bill of Indemnity; and to prepare
Reasons to be offered at that Conference, according to
the Sense given in the House this Day upon the Debate; and to meet at Eight of the Clock To-morrow
The King to be moved for a Proclamation against transporting Wools, &c.
"ORDERED, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That His Majesty be humbly
desired, forthwith to issue His Proclamation against
the transporting and conveying any Sort of Wool,
Wool Fells, and all Yarn made of Wool, Fullers
Earth, and all other Scouring Earth whatsoever, out of England, Wales, or the Town of Berwicke, into Scotland, or into Foreign Parts out of
England; and to give Order to the Customers and
Officers of the several Ports, and other Officers, to
take special Care therein; as also that Care be taken,
that no more of the said Commodities be sent to
Guernsey or Jersey than what is necessary for the Use
and Manufactures of those Islands; and that the Persons shipping the same thither do give good Security for the Landing the same there: And that all
Governors and other Officers upon the said Islands
be required to take special Care, that what shall be
so landed be not re-shipped thence into any Foreign
Parts: And for the better regulating of what shall
be permitted to be transported to those Islands, that
the same shall be shipped thither from Two or Three
Ports of England only; and also that His Majesty
will be pleased to issue another Proclamation in Ireland, for the speedy putting in Execution all the Laws
and Statutes made against the transporting of Wool
out of Ireland, into the Islands of Guernsey or Jersey,
or into Scotland, or into any other Parts, except into England only."
House adjourned till 9a cras.