Veneris, 28 Feb. 14 Car.
A BILL to prevent stealing of Plate, Jewels, and
Goldsmiths Wares, and for Reformation of sundry
Inconveniences in the Goldsmiths Trade, was this Day
read the First time.
Ordered, That this Bill be read the Second time on
Mr. George reports from the Committee to which the
Bill to enable Mr. Peck to sell Lands to pay Debts was
committed, several Amendments to the Bill: Which he
read, with the Coherence, in his Place; and after delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table.
And the same being twice read; and, upon the Second
Reading, upon the Question, severally agreed to;
Resolved, upon the Question, That the said Bill, with
the Amendments agreed to, be ingrossed.
Ordered, That the Bill to instruct People in their Duty
of Allegiance, be read the first Bill on Monday Morning.
Ordered, That the Bill for settling and vesting Lands
upon John Robinson Esquire, and his Heirs, for enabling
him to lease other Lands for One-and-twenty Years, be
Newport Free School.
Ordered, That the Bill for settling certain Tythes and
Messuages belonging to the Free School of Newport in
the County of Essex, in Feoffees, for Maintenance of the
School, be read To-morrow.
The Question being put, That the Report of Mr.
Goodrick, from the Committee to which the Bill concerning the Aulnage was committed, be now heard;
The House was divided.
The Noes went out.
|Sir Wm. Doyley,
||Tellers for the Noes:
||With the Noes,|
|Sir Phil. Howard,
||Tellers for the Yeas:
||With the Yeas,
And so it was resolved in the Affirmative.
But the Business upon the Bill sent from the Lords,
to restore the Earl of Derby to certain Manors in Flintshire, being, by Order, appointed for this Day; and the
The Reporter from the Committee, concerning Aulnage, was content to forbear to proceed in the Matter of
That Report this Day.
Ordered, That the Report of Mr. Goodrick, from the
Committee to which the Bill for Aulnage was committed,
shall be heard on Monday next, at Ten of the Clock.
Ordered, That the Bill for Naturalizing of Merchant
Strangers be brought into the House anew; and read
twice again; but without paying any new Duties to the
House for such as have already paid the same.
Ordered, That the Bill for settling a Maintenance on
Ministers, in Corporate and Market Towns, be read on
Relief of Loyalists.
Ordered, That the ingrossed Bill for Relief of such
Poor, and Maintenance of maimed Officers and Soldiers,
as have faithfully served his Majesty, and his Royal
Father, be read the Third time on Monday Morning.
Ordered, That Sir Francis Clarke, Sir Courtney Poole,
Mr. Reames, Mr. Kent, Sir Rowland Berkley, Mr. Chetwind, Sir Geo. Hungerford, Mr. Waldron, Mr. Boscowen,
Mr. Buller, Sir John Denham, Mr. Clarke, be added
to the Committee to which the Bill for Handicraft
Skinners is committed.
A Bill for Reforming and Preventing of sundry Abuses
in the making Serges, Perpetuanas, and other Stuffs, in
the County and City of Exon, and in the County of
Devon, was this Day read the Second time.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the said Bill be committed to Sir Courtney Poole, Sir James Smith, Sir Wm.
Doyley, Sir John Robinson, Mr. Edw. Seymour, Sir Tho.
Strickland, Mr. Churchill, Mr. Coventry, Sir Tho. Meres,
Sir Rich. Ford, Sir Robert Holt, Mr. Attorney of the
Duchy, Colonel Fra. Windham, Sir Tho. Lee, Sir Tho.
Smith, Mr. Pryn, Sir Theophilus Biddulph, Sir Clifford
Clifton, Colonel Edm. Windham, Sir Hen. Herbert, Mr.
Egerton, Sir Tho. Stukeley, Mr. Knight, Sir Wm. Strode,
Mr. Clifford, Sir Wm. Lowther, Mr. Culleford, Sir John
Goodrick, Sir Cha. Berkley, Sir John Holland, Mr. Jones,
Sir Phil. Musgrave, Mr. Phillips, Mr. Hugh Boscowen,
Mr. Chetwynd, Sir Rich. Browne, Sir Edw. Moseley, Mr.
Morton, Mr. Buller, Sir John Coriton, Sir John Dawney,
Mr. Henley, Mr. Manwaring, Mr. Crouch, Sir Wm.
Thompson, Sir Wm. Lewes, Mr. Roberts, Mr. Mallett,
Sir Tho. Leigh, Sir Francis Clerk, Sir Bainham Throckmorton, Sir Solomon Swale, Sir Hen. Newton, Mr. Lewes,
Mr. Glascock, Mr. Newton alias Puckering, Mr. Strickland, Mr. Edward Boscowen, and all the Knights, Citizens,
and Burgesses, that serve for the Counties of Devon,
Somerset, Cornwall, and Kent: And the Committee are
hereby impowered to enlarge the Bill to the County of
Somerset; and particularly to the City of Bristoll, the
Town of Taunton, or any other Towns that are concerned
in the Trade of making the Stuffs mentioned in the Bill:
And they are to meet in the Exchequer Chamber, at Two
of the Clock To-morrow in the Afternoon: And to send
for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Ordered, That the Bill for reforming of Abuses committed in the Weight and false Packing of Butter, be read
A Person to attend.
Ordered, That the Marshal of the King's Bench do
cause James Wainwright forthwith to be brought to the
Bar of this House, to give his Testimony in the Cause
depending, and now at this present in Hearing, upon the
Bill, sent from the Lords, to restore the Earl of Derby
to certain Manors and Lands in Flintshire.
E. of Derby's Estate.
The House then resumed the further Hearing of the
Cause upon the ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, to
restore the Earl of Derby to the Manors of Hope and
Hopesdale, Mould and Mouldsdale, in the County of
And the Counsel, on both Sides, being called in; and
several Witnesses called to the Bar, and examined, and
cross-examined; and a Letter of the Earl of Derby, and
several Articles of Agreement, were read;
Resolved, That the Debate of the Matter upon the said
Bill be adjourned, and taken into further Consideration
on Tuesday next.
Petition from London.
The Sheriffs of the City of London, accompanied with
several Aldermen, and other eminent Citizens, coming to
present a Petition from the Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and
Commons, in Common Council assembled, being called
in to the Bar of this House; the Petition was received;
and delivered to Mr. Speaker.
And the Sheriffs, and those which accompanied them,
being withdrawn, the Petition was read.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the said Petition
be again read, and taken into further Debate and Consideration, on Wednesday next.
And the Sheriffs, with the rest of their Company, being then called in, were acquainted with the Resolution
of the House therein.
Ly. Wandesford's Estate.
Ordered, That Mr. George, and Mr. Wandesford be
added to the Committee to which the Lady Wandesford's
Bill is committed.
Leave of Absence.
Ordered, That Mr. Roscarrock have the Leave of this
House to go into the Country.
Stower, &c. Navigation.
Ordered, That the ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords,
for making the River of Stower and Salwerpe navigable,
with the Amendments and Provisoes agreed to by this
House, be read the Third time on Monday next.
King appoints to be attended.
His Majesty having communicated his Pleasure to
Mr. Speaker, by Mr. Secretary Morrice, That this
House should, in a Body, attend his Majesty, at his
Court at Whitehall, To-morrow Morning, at Eight of
Ordered, That this House do, in a Body, attend upon
Mr. Speaker to his Majesty, at the Time and Place
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, half an Hour after Seven of the Clock.