Veneris, 17 die Januarii, 13° Car. Regis.
ORDERED, That Mr. Speaker do send his Warrant
to the Clerk of the Crown, to issue out a Writ for
a new Election of a Burgess for Newport in Cornewall, in
the room of Sir Francis Drake, deceased.
Ordered, That the Bill concerning the settling Differences between the Participants of Hatfield Chace, and
Parts adjacent, extending into the Counties of Yorke,
Lincolne, and Nottingham; and the Inhabitants of Misterton and Weststockwith, in the County of Nottingham;
be read ths First Bill To-morrow Morning.
Gold and Silver Lace.
A Bill for preventing of Frauds and Deceits in making
of Gold and Silver Lace, and other Manufactures usually
made of Gold, Silver, and Copper Ingots, to be disgrossed for that Purpose; and for setting up and erecting
an Office, whereunto all Gold, Silver, and Copper Ingots, to be disgrossed for making of the said Manufactures, are to be brought; was this Day read the First
Resolved, That this Bill be read again, the Second time
on this Day Sevennight.
Another Bill for regulating the Trade of Silk-throwing
was this Day read the First time.
Resolved, That this Bill be read again, the Second
time, on this Day Sevennight.
A Bill for the better Relief and Employment of the
Poor, and the Punishment of Vagrants, and other disorderly Persons, within the Cities of London and Westminster,
and the Liberties thereof, and the Bills of Mortality, was
this Day read the Second time.
Resolved, That the same be committed to Mr. Ashburnham, Mr. John Jones, Sir Lancelott Lake, Mr. William
Sandys, Sir William Lowther, Mr. Long, Sir John Talbott,
Sir Robert Atkins, Mr. Harbord, Mr. Pryn, Serjeant
Charleton, Sir Theop. Biddulph, Sir Phillip Musgrave,
Master of the Rolls, Mr. Attorney of the Duchy, Mr.
William Coventry, Sir Richard Ford, Sir Richard Browne,
Sir Anthony Irby, Mr. Smith, Mr. Yorke, Sir Henry North,
Sir Thomas Widdrington, Sir John Duncombe, Sir Charles
Harbord, Sir John Maynard, Sir Edward Massey, Serjeant
Keeling, Mr. Birch, Mr. Musgrave, Mr. Solicitor General, Mr. Henry Coventry, Sir Thomas Bludworth, Sir
John Goodricke, Mr. Bunckley, Sir William Fleetwood, Sir
Adrian Scroope, Sir Solomon Swale, Sir John Brampston,
Mr. Crooke, Sir Robert Brooke, Sir Allan Brouerick,
Mr. Trelawney, Mr. Chetwind, Mr. Churchill, Colonel
Windham, Sir Clement Throgmorton, Mr. Newton, aline
Puckering, Mr. Knight, Sir Thomas Tomkins, Colonel
Gilby, Mr. Crouch, Sir Thomas Littleton, Sir John Denham, Sir John Shew, Sir Thomas Allen, Sir Edward
Moseley, Sir John Holland, Mr. Jollife, Mr. Gawdy, Sir
Allan Apsley, Sir Thomas Leigh, Mr. Clifford, Sir Thomas Lee, Colonel Kirkby, Mr. Comptroller, Sir Henry
Puchering, alias Newton, Mr. Goodrick, Colonel Fretchvile, Sir Ralph Hare, Sir William Tompson: And they
are to meet, in the Exchequer Chamber, To-morrow, at
Two of the Clock in the Afternoon: And to send for
Persons, Papers, and Records: And all other the Members of this House who shall come to the said Committee,
are to have Voices thereat.
Richmond Election-Ineligibility by Holy Orders.
Serjeant Charleton reports from the Committee of
Privileges and Elections, touching the Election for the
Borough of Richmond in the County of Yorke, That it
appeared to them, that Dr. Craddock was in Holy
Orders; and that Mr. Wandesford had the Majority of
Voices present at the Election: And the Opinion of the
Committee, That Dr. Craddock was uncapable of being
elected a Burgess for the Borough; and that Mr. Wandesford was duly elected, and ought to sit as Burgess for the
said Borough of Richmond.
Resolved, That this House doth agree with the Committee, That Dr. Craddock was a Person uncapable to be
elected, and his Election void; and that Mr. Wandesford
was duly elected a Burgess for the said Borough of Richmond, and ought to sit in this House: And that the Clerk
of the Crown, or his Deputy, do attend this House with
the Return; and do erase out the Name of Dr. Craddock,
and insert the Name of Mr. Wandesford.
Which was, the next Day, done at the Clerk's Table.
Proceedings against Regicides.
Upon Report made to this House by Sir Edmond
Peirse from the Committee to which the Bill for executing the Persons attainted for the Murder of his late
Majesty is referred; That they had an Information from
one * Smith, that one * Daybone was an Actor in the
said horrid Murder, as he did gather from some Discourse had with his Wife; and that one * Bickerstaffe
was also an Actor therein;
Ordered, That the Serjeant at Arms attending this
House do cause the said * Daybene and his Wife, and
* Bickerstaffe to be forthwith apprehended, and taken
into Custody: And that the said Committee have Power
to examine the Matter objected against them; and to send
for and examine any other Persons that they shall have
Information of, to have been Actors in the horrid Murder of his late Majesty.
Resolved, That this House do resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed upon the Bill of
the Militia; and the said Bill be there read over, and
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Solicitor General took the Chair.
Mr. Speaker again took the Chair: And
Mr. Solicitor General made Report to the House,
That the Committee had read over the said Bill; and
made a good Progress therein; and desired that the House
would resolve itself again into a Committee on Monday
next, to resume the further Debate of the said Bill.
Resolved, upon the Question, That this House will
again resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House,
on Monday next, to resume the Debate of the said Bill.
Captives at Algiers, &c.
Ordered, That the Committee for the Captives of Algiers and Tunis do meet, on Monday next, at Two of the
Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber; and
then adjourn to another Day.
Winter's, &c. Nat.
Ordered, That the Name of Mrs. Mary Winter, Wife
of Mr. Edward Winter, and Daughter of Mr. William
Potter, born in the East Indies, be inserted into the Bill
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning at Eight of the Clock.