Mercurii, 5 die Februarii, 14 Car. Regis.
A BILL for confirming the Will of William Revely,
was this Day read the First time.
A Bill for to restrain the Exportation of Leather, and
Raw Hides, out of the Realm of England, was this Day
read the First time.
Resolved, That the same be read again, the Second time
Foreign Wool Cards.
An ingrossed Bill against importing of foreign Wool
Cards, Card Wire, or Iron Wire, was this Day read the
The Question being put, That these Words, "for
making of Wool Cards," be struck out of the Bill;
Resolved, in the Negative.
Resolved, That the said Bill do pass.
Resolved, That the Title of the Bill shall be, An Act
against importing of foreign Wool Cards, Card Wire,
or Iron Wire.
And Mr. York is to carry up the said Bill to the
Gold and Silver Wire.
Ordered, That the Bill for Gold and Silver Wire, and
Ingots, be read To-morrow Morning.
Stodscombe, &c. Manors.
Ordered, That the ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords,
for discharging the Manors of Stodscombe, and other Manors in Devon, from a Trust of One hundred and Fifty
Years, under the Earls of Exeter, Bridgewater, and Bullingbrooke, be read the Third time To-morrow Morning.
A Bill for confirming Three Acts therein mentioned,
was this Day read the Third time.
Resolved, That the same pass.
Resolved, That the Title of the said Bill shall be, An
Act for confirming of three Acts therein mentioned.
And Mr. Crouch is to carry up the said Bill to the Lords.
Serjeant Charleton reports from the Committee of Privileges and Elections, That Mr. Robert Hunt having preferred his Petition against the Election of Mr. Dunster,
who sits in this House as Burgess for Ilchester, had not
prosecuted his Petition; and the Opinion of the Committee, That Mr. Hunt's Petition be dismissed.
Resolved, upon the Question, That this House doth
agree with the Committee, That Mr. Hunt's Petition
Clithero Return amended.
The Clerk of the Crown's Deputy this Day brought
to the Clerk's Table the Return for Clithero; and raised
thereout the Name of Sir Ralph Ashton Baronet, and inserted the Name of Ambrose Pudsey Esquire.
Relief of Loyalists.
A Bill for the Relief of poor and maimed Officers and
Soldiers, was this Day read the Second time.
Resolved, That the same be committed to the Committee which, by the Order of the Twenty-seventh of November last, were appointed to consider, and propound to
this House, such Ways as they shall think fit, for a further
Supply, Reparation, and Ease, of his Majesty's loyal and
suffering Subjects, who have faithfully and constantly
served his Majesty, or his Royal Father: And it is specially recommended to the said Committee, to take care
that Provision be made by this Bill, that Quarterly Accompts of the Disposition of the Monies to be thereby
raised, be posted up at the respective Quarter Sessions.
Ordered, That the Bill for Wastes and Commons be
Great Level of Fens.
The further Debate of the Business touching the Interest of Colonel Sandys, and Sir William Tirringham,
in the Great Level of the Fens, called Bedford Level,
being by the Order of First of February instant, adjourned
till this Day: At which Time the House appointed to
proceed to deliver their Judgments therein;
Resolved, upon the Question, That the Committee to
whom both the Bills concerning the Great Level of the
Fens, called Bedford Level, are committed, do consider
of both Bills; and provide that the Works may be maintained; and do insert the Names of Colonel Sandys and
Sir William Tirringham, and the other Persons who have
the like Claim, into the Bill; and do preserve their
Rights; and do erect a Court of Judicature, to give Recompence where they shall see Cause.
Resolved, further, upon the Question, That the Committee take care, that, by the Bill, Colonel Sandys, and Sir
William Tyrringham, may be put into Possession of such
Part of the Level as was set out of the Lots of Sir Miles
Sandys and Sir Thomas Tyrringham, according to their
several Interests, under the Fourteenth Part Deed.
Ordered, That the Name of Lovis Carterett, Daughter
of the Right honourable Sir George Carteret, Vice
Chamberlain to his Majesty, be inserted into the Bill for
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, at Eight of the Clock.