Sabbati, 15 die Februarii, 14 Car.
Bp. of Ely's Estate.
A BILL to confirm a Lease of the King's Head
Tavern in Chancery Lane, made by the Lord
Bishop of Ely, for the Term of Forty Years, unto Elizabeth, Barbara, and Frances Barker, was this Day read
the First time.
And the House taking into Consideration, that it was
not in the Power of the said Bishop to grant a Lease for
the Term of Forty Years, but only for Twenty-one Years,
Three or Lives; and that Mrs. Barker, expecting the
Lease to be good, had paid a considerable Fine, and covenanted to new-build the House.
Ordered, That Mr. Ashburneham, Mr. George Clarke,
Mr. Goodrick, Sir Solo. Swale, and Sir Hugh Bethell,
Five of the Members of this House, do attend the Lord
Bishop of Elye; and desire him, from this House, to make
Mrs. Barker a Lease of the said House, called the King's
Head Tavern, for Three Lives: And that his Lordship
would take Consideration of the Covenant for new
building the House; and use Mrs. Barker reasonably.
An ingrossed Bill to enable Mr. Okeover to sell Lands
to pay his Debts, was this Day read the Third time.
Resolved, That the said Bill do pass: And that the
Title shall be, An Act to enable Rowland Okeover Esquire
to sell certain Lands in the County of Derby.
Ordered, That Mr. Lucas and Oakley be taken into
Custody, to answer his Breach of Privilege, in causing
Mr. Norfolke, the Serjeant at Arms attending this House,
to be served with Subpæna out of Chancery.
Upon Information to this House, that one Thomas
Shemonds had caused an Action of Ejectment to be brought,
in the Name of one Francis Whitehead, his seigned Lessee,
against one Henry Lyne, his own Ejector; and left a Copy
of the Declaration with Thomas Fry, Servant of the Lord
Newburgh, a Member of this House; to try the Title of
certain Lands called Bagshott Park and Lodge, now in
the Possession of the Lord Newburgh;
Ordered, That the Consideration of this Matter be
referred to Mr. Speaker: And if he find, that the Title of
the Lord Newburgh is concerned in the Action brought
by the said Thomas Shemonds, as aforesaid, to certify so
much to my Lord Chancellor: Who is desired thereupon
to give Order for a Supersedeas to issue, to supersede the
said Action: And in the mean time the Attorney for
Shemonds, and the Sheriff of the County where the
Lands lie, to have Notice of this Order, that all further
Proceedings in the said Action may be forborne.
Sir Robert Brooke reports from the Committee to
which Mr. Copleston's Bill was committed, That they had
perused the Bill; and found no Defect therein, or Cause
to amend the same.
Resolved, That the said Bill be ingrossed.
Sir Edmond Peirse reports from the Committee to
which the ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, to enable
Sir Anthony Browne to sell Lands, for Payment of Debts,
was committed, That they had carefully perused the Bill;
and found no Defect therein, or Cause of Alteration or
Resolved, That this Bill be read the Third time on
A Bill for enabling of Thomas Knollis Esquire to sell
the Manor of Bowcombe, for Payment of the Debts of Sir
Henry Knollis, deceased, his elder Brother; and for the
raising of Portions for his younger Children; was this
Day read the Second time.
Resolved, That the same be committed to Lord St.
John, Sir John Duncombe, Sir Lancelot Lake, Sir Thomas
Lee, Sir Henry Worsley, Sir Tho. Allen, Lord Ancram, Sir
James Smith, Mr. Gawdy, Sir Richard Onslow, Sir Henry
North, Sir John Holland, Sir Francis Clarke, Sir Edm.
Peirse, Sir John Rowse, Mr. Crouch, Mr. Rigby, Mr. Buckland, Mr. Harvey, Sir John Goodrick, Mr. Goodrick, Mr.
Clarke, Mr. Culliford, Mr. Yorke, Mr. Knight, Mr. Bulkley, Colonel Kirkby, Mr. WilliamSandys, Mr. Crooke, Dr.
Birkenhead, Colonel Robinson, Sir Tho. Bludworth, Sir
Wm. Lowther, Mr. Eyre, Mr. Stanhop, Mr. Mountague,
Sir Geo. Stonehouse, Mr. Jay, Sir Theophilus Biddulph, Mr.
Walgrave, Sir Solomon Swale, Mr. Clifford, Mr. Hungerford, Sir Edm. Pooley, and all the Members that serve
for the County of Southampton: And they are to meet on
Monday next, in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber, at Two of the Clock: And to send for Persons,
Papers and Records.
Bills from Lords.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir William Childe and
Sir Toby Woolrich;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent you Two Bills,
with several Alterations and Amendments to both of them:
The one, intituled, A Bill for dividing the Two Hundreds
of Dudston and King's Barton, from the County of the
City of Gloucester, and re-uniting them to the County of
Gloucester: And the other, A Bill for Endowment of
several Churches, by the Lord Viscount Scudamore: And
desire the Concurrence of this House to the Alterations
and Amendments made to the said Bills.
A Bill for constituting Corporations in the Cities of
London and Westminster, and in the several Cities and
Counties within the Kingdom of England, and Dominion
of Wales, and Town of Barwick upon Tweede, for the
better Relief and Employment of the Poor, and for the
Preventing of Poor, by the settling of them; and for
the better Execution of the Laws against Rogues and
Vagabonds; was this Day read the Third time.
And some Amendments being now agreed to be made
therein, were, accordingly, done at the Clerk's Table: And
The House then Ordered, That it be referred to the
Members of this House that serve for, or are Members of,
the City of London, to prepare, and bring in, a Clause,
that may make a Provision for the Corporation of the
City of London, of what Number they shall consist, against
Resolved, That the further Debate of this Bill be adjourned till Monday Morning, at Nine of the Clock.
Chambers, &c. Estate.
Ordered, That the Bill for Chambers, and others, to levy
and receive Two thousand Six hundred and Ninety Pounds,
out of the Manors, Lands, and Estate of John Hutchinson
Esquire, be read on Thursday next, when the House is full.
Captives at Algiers, &c.
Ordered, That all such Members of this House as
serve for Devonshire and Cornewall, be added to the Committee to which the Petition of the poor Captives of
Algiers is referred; and have Voices at that Committee
so far only as concerns the said Captives.
Privilege-a Person discharged.
Upon Information, by my Lord Ancram, that one Robert Sherborne (who was committed to the Custody of the
Serjeant at Arms, by Order of the Twentieth of January
last, for causing Declarations at Law to be delivered by one
George Gosnald, an Attorney, to the Tenants of certain
Lands conveyed by Sir Edward Mansfeild to his Lordship in Trust, thereby to try the Title . . the said Lands,
although he knew his Lordship to be a Member of this
House before such Declarations were delivered) had submitted, and given Satisfaction to his Lordship: Who
declared, that he was willing the said Sherborne should
Ordered, That the said Robert Sherborne be discharged
of his Commitment, paying his Fees.
10 per Cent. Interest.
Then the House, according to an Order of the Fourteenth of February instant, resolved into a Committee of
the whole House, to take into Consideration the Bill for
Toleration of taking Ten Pounds per Cent. upon Loans
to his Majesty.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Sir Robert Atkins took the Chair of the Committee.
And after some Debate upon the said Bill, in the
Mr. Speaker again took the Chair.
And after much Debate upon the said Bill;
The House again resolved into a Committee of the
whole House, further to debate the said Bill.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Sir Robert Atkins again took the Chair.
And after some further Debate upon the said Bill;
Mr. Speaker took the Chair: And
Sir Robert Atkins made Report, That the Committee
desired, that the House would again resolve itself into
a Committee, on Monday Morning, to proceed in the
further Debate of the said Bill.
Resolved, upon the Question, That this House will, on
Monday Morning, resolve itself into a Committee of the
whole House, to proceed in the further Debate of the
And then the House adjourned till Monday
Morning at Eight of the Clock.