Veneris, 22 Novembris, 13° Car. Regis 2di.
ORDERED, That Walter Vaughan Esquire, late
Sheriff of the County of Brecon, who was summoned
to attend, touching some Miscarriage alleged to have been
in the last Election of a Knight for the said County, be
discharged of further Attendance, paying his Fees.
A Bill for Repair of Bengeworth Bridge, in the County
of Worcester, was this Day read the Second time.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the said Bill be
committed to Colonel Gilby, Sir Lancelott Lake, Sir Thomas Leigh, Mr. Streete, Colonel Legg, Sir Robert Brooke,
Mr. Scudamore, Dr. Arris, Sir William Doyley, Mr. Prynn,
Mr Tompkins, Mr. Reames, Sir Thomas Allen, Mr. Heath,
Sir John Shaw, Mr. Walden, Mr. William Sandys, Mr.
Rigby, Mr. Churchill, and all the Members of this House,
that serve for the Counties of Worcester, Hereford, and
Shropshire: And they are to meet at Two of the Clock,
this Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send
for Persons, Papers, Witnesses, and Records.
A Bill for executing certain Persons which are attainted
for High Treason, was this Day read the First time.
Resolved, upon the Question, That this Bill be read
again the Second time on Monday Morning next, at Ten
of the Clock, when the House is full: And that such of
the Persons attainted, named in the Bill, as are now in the
Tower, do then appear, and have Liberty to offer what
they can for themselves. And Sir John Robinson, Lieutenant of the Tower, is to give Notice hereof to the Persons before-mentioned; and to cause them to be brought
on Monday, at Ten of the Clock, to attend this House.
Ordered, That the King's Majesty be desired to send
for John Lambert and Sir Henry Vane, back again to the
Tower of London, in order to their Trial: And that his
Majesty be further desired to send for Hardress Waller,
lately called Sir Hardress Waller, and such other Persons
attainted of High Treason, as were lately sent away, back
again to the Tower; to the end they may be in Readiness
to attend this House, when they shall be called: And Sir
Richard Everard, Mr. Tompkins, Sir Thomas Leigh, Colonel Legg, Sir George Ryve, Sir Solomon Swale, Mr.
John Ashburnham, Mr. Winston Churchill, Mr. Henry
Seymour, Mr. Prynn, are to attend his Majesty from this
House, with this Message.
Serjeant Charleton reports from the Committee of Privileges and Elections, as to the Business in suppressing the
Writ for Election of a Knight for the County of Brecon,
That the Clerk of the Crown did, on the 14th of August
last, receive Mr. Speaker's Warrant for issuing of the said
Writ by the Hands of Colonel Jefferyes to whom he delivered the said Writ the next Day, being the 15th of
August last: And that the said Writ is now delivered to
the Sheriff; and the Election is to be on Wednesday next.
Delivery of Writs.
Ordered, That, for the future, when any Writ shall
be delivered for a new Election of any Member to serve
in Parliament, the Party that doth receive the Writ shall
deliver or cause the same forthwith to be sent and delivered to the proper Officer of the Place, for which the
Election is to be made.
A Bill for the preventing the unnecessary Charge of
Sheriffs, and for Ease in passing their Accompts, was
this Day read the First time.
Resolved, That this Bill be read again, the Second time
on Tuesday Morning next.
Ways and Means.
And then the House resolved itself into a Grand Committee of the whole House, to proceed upon the Vote
made Yesterday for the Twelve hundred thousand
Pounds, to be raised for the Supply of his Majesty's
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Serjeant Charleton took the Chair: And
Mr. Speaker again took the Chair:
And Serjeant Charleton made Report to the House, That
the Committee of the whole House had voted, That the
Sum of Twelve hundred thousand Pounds, voted as a
Supply for his Majesty's present Occasions, shall be raised
by way of a monthly Assessment at the Rate of Seventy
thousand Pounds a Month, upon all Lands, Tenements,
Offices, Rents, Hereditaments, and personal Estates: And
that the Committee desired the House might again resolve
itself into a Grand Committee To-morrow, at Ten of the
Clock, to proceed upon the Debate of the Proportions.
Resolved, That this House do To-morrow, at Ten of
the Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole
House, to proceed in the said Debate.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, at Eight of the Clock.