Sabbat, 7 die Decembris, 13° Car. Regis.
Stower, &c. Navigation.
ORDERED, That the Petitions of the several
Inhabitants of the several Counties concerned in the
making navigable of the River of Stower and Salwerpe,
be referred to the Committee to whom the Bill for
making that River navigable is committed: And that all
the several Members of this House that serve for North
Wales, be added to that Committee.
A Bill to enable the Sale of the Lands and Tenements
late of Edward Ryvers Esquire, to pay his Debts, was
this Day read the Second time.
Resolved, That the same be committed to Sir Edmond
Peirse, Mr. Whorwood, Lord Richardson, Sir Edward
Massey, Mr. Chetwind, Sir Rich. Breham, Sir Henry
Newton, Mr. Heath, Serjeant Littleton, Mr. Gawdy,
Mr. Puckering, alias Newton, Mr. Westphalin, Sir John
Duncombe, Sir Solomon Swale, Sir Edward Moseley, Dr.
Burwell, Mr. Rigby, Sir Thomas Meres, Dr. Birkenhead,
Sir George Reeve, Sir Herbert Price, Lord Angier, Sir
Rich. Onslow, Mr. Crouch, Mr. Price, Sir William
Doyley, Sir Tho. Leigh, Mr. Lowther, Sir Roger Bradshaigh, Mr. Clerke; and all the Knights, Citizens, and
Burgesses, that serve for the Counties of Kent and Sussex:
And they are to meet in the Speaker's Chamber on
Monday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon:
And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
A Bill for enabling Sir Robert Dallison to sell Lands to
pay his Debts, and to provide for his younger Children;
was this Day read the Second time.
Resolved, upon the Question, That this Bill be committed to the same Committee to whom the Bill for
Lindsey Levell was committed: And they are to meet in
the Exchequer Chamber on Monday next, at Two of
the Clock in the Afternoon: And to send for Persons,
Papers, and Records.
Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Bill for
settling and confirming of the Manors of Framlingham
and Saxtead in the County of Suffolke, and the Lands,
Tenements, and Hereditaments thereunto belonging,
devised by Sir Robert Hitcham Knight, and late Serjeant
at Law, to certain charitable Uses, was committed, be
revived; and do meet, in the Speaker's Chamber, on
Monday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon.
Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Bill for
making the Parish of Plextoll a distinct Parish from
Wrotham, is committed, be revived; and do meet in
the Place formerly appointed, on Monday next, at Two
of the Clock in the Afternoon.
An ingrossed Bill for confirming an Act for Restitution
of Thomas Earl of Arundell, Surrey, and Norfolke, to
the Dignity and Title of Duke of Norfolke, was this
Day read the Third time.
The Question being put, That the original Bill for
restoring the said Earl of Arundell to the said Dukedom
of Norfolke, be read, before the Bill for confirming the
same do pass;
It was resolved in the Affirmative.
And the Bill was read accordingly.
A Proviso was brought in, to be added to the said Bill.
The Question being put, Whether the Question for
reading the said Proviso shall be now put;
It passed in the Negative.
The Question being put, That the said Bill do pass;
It was resolved in the Affirmative, That the said Bill
Resolved, That the Title shall be, An Act for confirming an Act for Restitution of Thomas Earl of Arundell, Surrey, and Norfolke, to the Dignity and Title of
Duke of Norfolke.
Ordered, That the Debate of the Bill for levying of
the Eighteen Months Assessment, be proceeded in on
Monday next, at Ten of the Clock: To which End the
House is then to resolve itself into a Committee of the
Resolved, That the further Debate of the Amendments
to the Bill for Confirming of Ministers be proceeded in
on Tuesday next, at Ten of the Clock.
Great Level of Fens.
Resolved, That the Debate of the Matter concerning
Bedford Levell be adjourned from Monday next till
Thursday following: Whereof all Parties concerned are
to take notice; and to attend accordingly.
Conference; Swearing Witnesses.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Thomas Bennett and
Sir Toby Woolrich, Two of the Masters in Chancery;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords desire a present Conference
with this House in the Painted Chamber, upon the
Message from this House, for the swearing Witnesses at
the Bar of their House, to be examined in this House.
After which the Messengers withdrawing, were called
in: And Mr. Speaker acquainted them, That this House
had considered of their Message; and did agree to a
present Conference with the Lords in the Painted
Chamber, as was desired.
And the House appointed Mr. Vaughan, Sir Anthony
Irby, Mr. Thurland, Mr. Solicitor General, Serjeant
Charleton, and Mr. Waller, to manage the Conference.
Mr. Solicitor reports from the Conference with the
Lords, That they had appointed a Committee to search,
whether there were any Precedents for the Swearing of
Witnesses at the Lords Bar to be examined in this
House: And could not find any.
And then this House adjourned till Monday
Morning next, at Eight of the Clock.