Sabbati, 11 Januarii, 13° Car.
ORDERED, That the Committee to whom the
Bill for Hatfeild Level is referred, do meet in the
Speaker's Chamber, on Tuesday next, at Two of the
Clock in the Afternoon.
A Person discharged.
Ordered, That Mrs. Bedloe, being the Person that
delivered in Papers, for some Members to be of the
Committee for the Bill concerning Hatfeild Level, be
discharged of her Commitment to the Serjeant at Arms,
Ly. Wandesford's Estate.
A Bill for the Vesting and Settling the Lands, therein
mentioned, upon William Brownlow, and others the
Trustees for the Use of the Lady Wandesford, was this
Day read the Second time.
Resolved, That the same be committed to Lord Ancram, Mr. Goodrick, Sir Roger Bradshaigh, Col. Sandys,
Dr. Birkinhead, Mr. Reames, Mr. Knight, Mr. Bulkley,
Mr. John Lowther, Sir Lancelot Lake, Sir Tho. Tompkins,
Sir Hen. North, Sir Clifford Clifton, Mr. Clarke, Mr. Cory,
Mr. Attorney of the Duchy, Sir Anthony Irby, Mr.
Wm. Sandys, Sir Wm. Lowther, Mr. Coryton, Serjeant
Charlton, Sir Robert Atkyns, Sir Charles Hussey, Mr.
Vaughan, Mr. Giles Strangwaies, Sir Rich. Francklyn,
Sir Cha. Harbord, Sir Fra. Clarke, Mr. Harbord, Sir
John Talbot, Mr. Crouch, Sir John Goodrick, Sir Wm.
Lewes, Sir Richard Mauleverer, Colonel Kirby, Dr.
Ryshton, Sir Geo. Ryve, Sir Rich. Braham, Mr. Marvill,
Sir John York, Mr. Lucy, Sir Allan Broderick, Mr.
Garraway, Mr. Clifford, Sir Baynham Throckmorton, Mr.
Scudamore, Colonel Phillips, Mr. Henley, Mr. Churchill,
Mr. Chetwind, Mr. York, and all the Members of this
House that serve for the Counties of Hampshire and
Sussex: And they are to meet in the Exchequer Chamber,
at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, on Tuesday next:
And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records: And all
Persons concerned are to be called in, and heard; and
to have convenient Time to come in.
Serjeant Charlton reports from the Committee of
Privileges and Elections, touching the Commitment of
John Pointz, Francis Pointz, John Grove, John Greene,
John Warren, That the Committee was of Opinion, that
they were guilty of the Breach of Privilege; but did
recommend them to the House, to discharge them;
having been a good while in Custody.
Resolved, That this House doth agree with the Committee: And that the said John Pointz, Francis Pointz,
John Grove, John Greene, John Warren, and Humphrey
Gyffard, be discharged, paying such Fees as Mr. Speaker
Upon Complaint made, that the Serjeant at Arms
attending this House doth take excessive Fees;
Resolved, That a Committee be appointed, of the
Persons here under-named; viz. Mr. Pryn, Dr. Birkinhead, Serjeant Charlton, Mr. Garraway, Mr. Bulkley, Mr.
Goodrick, Sir Robert Atkyns, Sir Thomas Tompkins, Sir
Wm. Lowther, Earl of Ancram, Mr. Reames: And they,
or any Five or more of them, are to take into Consideration the Fees demanded by the Serjeant at Arms;
and to report to this House what his just Fees are: And
they are to sit de die in diem, as they shall think fit: And
to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
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Printer no to have Originals.
Upon Information given to this House, That the Clerk
of the Lords House did permit the Original Rolls of Acts
of Parliament to be carried to the Printer; and that they
were there ripped in Pieces, and blotted and abused, and
were in Danger to be embezzled or altered;
Resolved, That a Message be sent to the Lords, to desire them to give Order, that the Original Rolls of Acts
of Parliament be kept in the Office, and not delivered
to the Printer; but that true Copies be delivered to him,
from the Roll, fairly written, and carefully examined
and attested: And Dr. Birkinhead is to carry up this
Bills sent to Lords, &c.
Ordered, That Sir Thomas Meres do carry up the Bill
for confirning three Acts, therein particularly mentioned,
with Additions and Alterations in the last of them: And
that he do put the Lords in mind of expediting the Bill
for Restoring of all such Advowsons, Rectories, Impropriate Glebe Lands, and Tythes, to his Majesty's loyal
Subjects, as were taken from them; and making void
certain Charges imposed on them upon their Compositions for Delinquency by the late usurped Powers.
Ordered, That this House will, on Tuesday next, take
into Consideration the Amendments reported to the Bill
for Repairing and Maintaining the Highways: And that
the other Bill for Repairing and Maintaining the Highways, in and near the Cities of London and Westminster,
be then read.
Resolved, That this House will, on Thursday next, and
so from thenceforward, each Day, take into Consideration the Business of the King's Majesty's Revenue one
Day; and the Militia the other; alternis vicibus: And
no other Business to intervene, till this be finished.
Resolved, That this House will, on Wednesday next,
solemnize the Fast appointed by his Majesty, in St.
Margarett's Church, Westminster: And that Dr. Ryve
Dean of Windsor, and Dr. Pearson, be desired to preach
before this House that Day: And Mr. Serjeant Charlton
is desired to give Mr. Dean Ryve Notice hereof.
Preachers appointed for 30th Jan.
Ordered, That Dr. Creyghton Dean of Wells, and
Dr. Alsop, be desired to preach before this House on
the Thirtieth Day of January next, in St. Margarett's
Church, Westminster: And that Sir Thomas Meres be
desired to give Dr. Creyghton Notice: And that the
Lord Richardson do give Dr. Alsop Notice.
Resolved, That this House will, this Afternoon, resolve
into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of
the Militia; and also to take into Consideration such
Proposals as shall be offered, for preventing the present
Dangers, and securing the Peace of the Kingdom.
Leave of Absence.
Ordered, That Mr. Thompson have the Leave of this
House to go into the Country.
Resolved, That this House be adjourned till Three of
the Clock this Afternoon.
Dr. Bolton to preach on 15th Jan.
ORDERED, That Dr. Bolton be desired to preach
before this House at the Fast to be solemnized in Saint
Margaret's Church, Westminster, on Wednesday next:
And Sir Charles Harbord is desired to acquaint him
St. Alban's Election.
The House being informed, that Dr. Aris had Notice
but this Day at Noon, that the Matter concerning his
Election was to be heard on Tuesday next;
Ordered, That the same be put off till Tuesday next
And then this House resolved into a Committee of the
whole House, to consider of the Militia; and also to take
into Consideration such Proposals as shall be offered, for
preventing the present Dangers, and securing . . Peace
of the Kingdom.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Sir Robert Atkins took the Chair.
Mr. Speaker again took the Chair.
And Sir Robert Atkins made Report, That the Committee had made some Progress in the Matter to them
referred; and desired, that the House would again resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, on
Tuesday Morning next, to resume the said Debate.
Resolved, upon the Question, That this House do
resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House on
Tuesday Morning, to resume the said Debate.
Ordered, That all Committees who were to meet this
Afternoon, and have not adjourned, be revived; and do
meet, and adjourn, on Monday next in the Afternoon.
And then the House adjourned till Monday
Morning next, at Eight of the Clock.