Thursday, 29th November, 1660.
Bills sent to Lords.
ORDERED, That Mr. Bampfield do carry to the
Lords the Bill against profane Swearing and Cursing,
and the Bill for enabling John Newton and William
Okely to sell Lands; together with the Bill for better
Observation of the Lord's Day.
Resolved, That the Bill sent from the Lords for Restitution of Thomas Earl of Arundell, Surry, and Norfolke,
to the Dignity and Title of Duke of Norfolke, be now
read the Second time.
And it was read the Second time accordingly: And
was, on the Question, committed to Sir George Saville,
Sir Anthony Irby, Lord Herbert, Sir Walter Erle, Sir
Geo. Booth, Mr. Serjeant Maynard, Mr. Trever, Mr.
Shapcott, Sir Geo. Downing, Sir Richard Onslow, Mr.
Yong, Lord Aungier, Mr. Bodarda, Sir John Northcott,
Sir George Reeve, Mr. Knightly, Mr. Knight, Lord Falkland, Sir Trever Williams, Mr. Hollis, Mr. Vowell, Mr.
Goodricke, Sir Capell Luckin, Sir John Talbott, Mr. Cornwallis, Sir Wm. Doylie, Mr. Hide, Mr. Thurland, Lord
Bruice, Sir Anthony Cope, Mr. Maynard, Sir Henry Lee,
Mr. Steevens, Sir Anth. Aucher, Mr. Bascowen, Lord
Richardson, Mr. Clifford, Sir Phillip Howard, Sir John
Barrington, Mr. Gerard, Sir Lancelot Lake, Sir Bainham
Throgmorton, Mr. Orme, Mr. Windham, Mr. Calmady,
Colonel King, Mr. Bampfeild, Sir Christopher Clapham,
Mr. Onslow, Mr. Robinson, Mr. Dormer, Mr. Prynn,
Lord Howard, Mr. Bankes, Sir Sal. Swayle, Mr. Swinfen, Colonel Morley, Sir Herbert Parret, Sir Hen. Cholmeley, Sir Wm. Lewes, Sir Rob. Pye, Sir Edm. Boyer, Sir
Geo. Bradshaw, and all the Knights and Burgesses for the
Counties of Norfolke, Surry, and Sussex: And they are
to meet in the Court of Wards To-morrow, at Two of
the Clock in the Afternoon: And they have Power to
send for Persons, Papers, Records, and what else may
conduce to the Business.
Impeachment of Drake.
Ordered, That the Manner of presenting to the Lords
the Impeachment against Wm. Drake be taken into Consideration To-morrow Morning.
The ingrossed Bill for prohibiting the Exportation of
Wool, Wool-fells, Fullers Earth, &c. was this Day read
the Third time.
Ordered, That, in the 62 Line of the 2d Skin, betwixt the Words "any" and "Sheep," these Words be
inserted, "such Weather."
And in the 66 Line of the same Skin, betwixt the
Words "Southampton" and "unto," the Word "only"
And the said Bill, so amended, being put to the
Resolved, That this be the Title of the said Bill, An
Act for prohibiting the Exportation of Wool, Woolfells, Fullers Earth, or any Kind of scowering Earth.
Ordered, That this be carried to the Lords: And Sir
George Downing is to carry it to the Lords.
King's Answer to Communication.
The Lord Howard reports, that the Members of this
House, who are of his Majesty's Privy Council, had attended his Majesty, according to the Order of this House
of Tuesday last; and represented to him the Sense this
House hath of his Majesty's many Expressions of Grace;
and the Unanimity of this House in settling on his Majesty a Revenue of Twelve hundred thousand Pounds per
Annum: And that his Majesty was pleased to return Answer thereunto; "That he gives the House Thanks for
their Care of him; and assures them, he will employ
this Revenue for the Good of Them and the Kingdom."
A Bill against planting Tobacco in England, was this
Day read the First and Second time; and, upon the Question, committed to the Committee for Trade.
Bills sent to Lords.
Mr. Bampfield reports, that, according to the Order
of the House, he had delivered to the Lords, the Bill
for Observation of the Lord's Day; the Bill against profane Swearing and Cursing; and, the Bill for enabling
Mr. Newton to sell Lands: And desired, in the Name of
this House, their Lordships Concurrence therein.
Draining the Fens.
The Bill concerning the great Level of the Fens, was
this Day read the Second time; and, on the Question,
committed to Serjeant Glynn, Sir Henry North, Sir
Richard Onslow, Lord Falkland, Sir Dudley North, Mr.
Trevor, Mr. Crowch, Mr. Pedley, Mr. Goodricke, Sir
Anth. Irby, Mr. Bodarda, Sir Geo. Savill, Sir Sal Swayle,
Lord Herbert, Sir Robert Brooke, Mr. Allen, Colonel
King, Mr. Orme, Sir Franc. Gerard, Sir John Temple,
Mr. Bampfeild, Sir Henage Finch, Mr. Swinfen, Sir John
Marsham, Sir George Booth, Mr. Terricke, Mr. Eaton,
Mr. Bascawen, Mr. Reemes, Sir Henry Crofts, Sir Walter
Erle, Mr. Russell, Mr. Knightly, Colonel Morley, Sir
John Pelham, Mr. Shapcott, Sir Ant. Ashly Cooper, Mr.
Mildmay, Mr. Wendy, Sir Anthony Cope, Sir Geo. Downing, Mr. Babbington, Mr. Proby, Mr. Vowell, Mr. Onslow,
Mr. Lowther, Sir Wm. Lewes, Mr. Rigby, Mr. Jolliffe,
Mr. Gerard, Mr. Skipwith, Sir Richard Temple, Serjeant
Charlton, Major Hele, Sir Edward Turner, Sir Lancelot
Lake, Mr. Minors, Mr. Williams, Mr. Sherhard, Sir
Henry Lee, Sir Geo. Reeves, Sir Tho. Hebblethwaite, Sir
Allen Broadricke, Mr. Chafe, Mr. Spry, Mr. Mallett,
Serjeant Maynard, Mr. Wall, Mr. Barton, Mr. Knowles,
Mr. Waring, Mr. Knight, Mr. Mollineux, and all the
Members of this House serving for the Counties of Northampton, Norfolke, Suffolke, Lincolne, Cambridge, Huntingdon, and the Isle of Ely. And the Petitions of Sir
William Playters, Sir John Hewett, Colonel Samuel
Sandys, Colonel William Terringham, Colonel Robert
Phillips, Colonel William Dodson, and others, claiming
under the original Adventurers, are referred to the same
Committee: And they are to receive any other Petitions,
of that or the like Nature, concerning the said Level;
and to hear all Parties concerned: And they are to meet
in the inner Court of Wards on Saturday next, at Two of
the Clock in the Afternoon; and have Power to send for
Persons, Papers, Witnesses, and what else may conduce
to the Business.
Ordered, That the Committee for Trade do speedily
examine the Business concerning John Bount, John
Burgo, and Elias Mashman, of Canterbury, who stand
committed to the Serjeant at Arms attending this House,
upon Complaint of their exporting of Wool out of this
Kingdom; and report the Matter to this House.
Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Business
touching the King's Revenue is referred, be and are
hereby impowered to hear what Sir John Winter, and
the Persons claiming under him, shall offer, as touching
his and their Interests in the Forest of Deane; and to
treat with them: But not to make any Conclusion
therein; but report the Proceedings to this House.