Sabbati, 25 die Januarii, 13 Car. Regis.
Captives at Algiers, &c.
ORDERED, That all the Members of this House
that come to the Committee to which the Business
touching the Captives of Algiers and Tunis, is referred,
shall have Voices at the Committee.
Answer to Address.
Mr. Comptroller reports, from his Majesty, touching
the Address sent from this House to his Majesty, for giveing Instructions from his Majesty, and the Council, for
Supply of the Poor with Corn, by exposing it to Sale in
publick Markets, That his Majesty received the Message
very graciously; and had given Direction for a Proclamation, and Instructions, to issue accordingly.
St. Albans Election.
Serjeant Charleton reports from the Committee of
Elections, touching the Election for St. Albans, between
Sir Henry Cognizby and Doctor Arras, That the Question
was, Whether the Almsmen had Voices; and that it was
testified, They had had Voices Time out of Mind: And
that the Committee was of Opinion, that they ought to
have Voices; and that Doctor Arras was duly elected as
a Burgess for St. Albans, and ought to sit.
Resolved, upon the Question, That this House do agree
in Opinion with the Committee: And that Dr. Arras
was duly elected a Burgess for the said Borough of St.
Albans, and ought to sit in this House.
Dudston and King's Barton Hundreds.
Ordered, That the ingrossed Bill for dividing the Two
Hundreds of Dudston and King's Barton, from the
County of the City of Gloucester, and annexing them to
the County of Gloucester, be read on Monday Morning
next, the first Business.
Great Level of Fens.
The Business concerning Colonel Sandys and Sir Wm.
Tirringham being, by Order of the One-and-twentieth
of this Month, adjourned to this Day;
The Parties, with their Counsel, being called in; and
several Deeds and Evidences read; and Counsel on both
Sides fully heard, as to the Title of Colonel Sandys;
And the House entering upon the Hearing of the Matter, as to the Claim of Sir William Tirringham;
Resolved, That the further Hearing of this Cause, in
relation to the Claim and Title of Sir William Tirringham,
be adjourned until This-day-sevennight; and then taken
Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Bill on
the Behalf of the Earl of Bedford, the Lord Gorges, Mr.
Chicheley, and other Adventurers therein named, as to the
Great Level of the Fens, called Bedford Level, was committed; and, by Order of the Sixteenth of this Month,
re-committed; do meet this Afternoon, at Four of the
Clock, in the Exchequer Chamber.
Ordered, That the ingrossed Bill for the Executing
of certain Persons attainted of High Treason, be read the
Third time on Monday next.
Ordered, That such of the Persons who are, by Act of
this Parliament, to be carried on Sleds from the Tower of
London to Tyborn; and are now in the Custody of the
Serjeant at Arms attending this House; be by him delivered over at the Tower this Night, into the Custody of
the Lieutenant of the Tower.
And then the House adjourned till Monday
Morning at Eight of the Clock.