Mercurii, 5 die Martii, 14 Car. Regis.
ORDERED, That Sir Tho. Wendy, Sir John Marley,
Mr. Kent, Sir William Hayward, Mr. Walgrave,
Sir Francis Anderson, Mr. Pleydwell, Mr. Reames, be
added to the Committee to which the Bill concerning
Mr. Nevill is committed.
A Bill against importing foreign Bonelace, and Embroidery, was this Day read the First time.
Resolved, &c. That this Bill be read again, the Second
time, on Friday next.
A Bill to confirm his Majesty's Letters Patents concerning the Fishing Trade, was this Day read the First
Resolved, &c. That this Bill be read the Second time,
on Saturday: And that Serjeant Charlton, Mr. Pryn,
Mr. Sandys, and Mr. King, do peruse this Bill, and the
King's Letters Patents; and supply any Defect they find
in the Bill.
Privilege- Persons discharged.
Ordered, That Mr. John Gofe and his Wife, and John
Thorner, be discharged of their Commitment to the
Custody of the Serjeant at Arms.
Upon Information that Sir Thomas Longvill Baronet,
and his Lady, Nicholas Bulmer, William Lloyd, Henry
Longvile, Valentine Lane, Mark Lampton, John French,
Matthew Smith, Mary Bugs, Mrs. Heron, John Risdon,
and one Mr. Blunt an Attorney, had, by Force, entered
upon, and do still keep Possession of, an House and Lands
in Wolverton; and also, another House in Billing in the
County of Northampton; of which Colonel Gray, a
Member of this House, his Tenants or Assigns, were
lately in Possession; the said Colonel Gray having an
Estate therein from Sir Edward Longvile, deceased, and
his Lady, in Trust to pay Debts, and raise Portions for
Ordered, That the Serjeant at Arms attending this
House do apprehend, and take into Custody, the Persons
above named; to answer their Misdemeanor, and Breach
of Privilege, in taking and keeping Possession of the
Houses and Lands aforesaid, in which Colonel Gray
hath an Estate and Interest for the Purposes before
Ordered, That the Committee to which the Bill concerning Bedford Level, in the Fens, was committed, do
sit To-morrow, being Thursday, and on Saturday next in
the Afternoon, notwithstanding the Sitting of any other
Stower, &c. Navigation.
The ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, for making
navigable the Rivers of Stower and Salwerpe in the
Counties of Worcester and Stafford, with the several
Amendments agreed to, was this Day read the Third time.
A Proviso tendered, on the Behalf of Staffordshire,
was Three times read.
Resolved, That the said Proviso be agreed to, and
made Part of the Bill.
Resolved, That the Names of Sir Thomas Leigh, Sir
John Talbott, Samuel Sandys Esquire, William Chetwind
Esquire, Henry Tounsend Esquire, and Henry Eaatt
Gentleman, be inserted into the ingrossed Bill, as Commissioners.
Which was done accordingly; and their Names thrice
Resolved, &c. That the said Bill, with the Amendments
and Provisoes agreed to, do pass: And that the same be
sent up to the Lords for their Concurrence.
And Sir John Goodrick is to carry the same up to the
A Bill for Increase of the Maintenance of Ministers in
Corporate and Market Towns, was this Day read the
Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be committed to Lord
Ossory, Serjeant Charlton, Sir Adrian Scroope, Sir Thomas
Leigh, Sir George Ryve, Dr. Burvell, Sir Rowland
Berkley, Mr. Churchill, Mr. William Sandys, Mr. Bunckley, Sir John Nicholas, Sir Clifford Clifton, Sir Henry
North, Sir William Lowther, Colonel Gilby, Mr. Builteele,
Mr. Coventry, Sir Wm. Fleetwood, Mr. Chetwind, Sir
George Hungerford, Sir John Burlace, Mr. Coventry,
Mr. Jay, Sir James Langham, Mr. Solicitor General, Sir
John Duncombe, Mr. Treasurer, Sir John Brampston,
Mr. Knight, Mr. Crouch, Sir Thomas Allen, Sir Morrice
Berkley, Mr. Robert Crook, Sir Wm. Compton, Sir Thomas
Strickland, Sir Benj. Ayloffe, Sir Allan Broderick, Colonel
Gray, Sir Courtney Poole, Sir Allan Apsley, Sir William
Doyley, Mr. Boscawen, Mr. Westphalin, Sir Edmond
Pye, Lord Fanshaw, Sir Henry Capell, Mr. George, Sir
Francis Goodrick, Sir Edmond Pierse, Sir Wm. Hickman,
Sir Thomas Littleton, Colonel Robinson, Colonel Windham, Sir Thomas Meres, Sir Tho. Gowre, Lord Ancram,
Sir John Dawney, Mr. Mountague, Sir William Lewes,
Mr. Mallett, Sir Phillip Musgrave, Dr. Birkenhead, Mr.
Swinfen, Sir James Smith, Sir Nicholas Crisp, Mr. Jones,
Mr. Kent, Sir Roger Bradshaigh, Sir Solomon Swale, Mr.
Ashburnham, Sir John Brampston, Sir Henry Newton,
Sir Richard Ford, Mr. Marvill, Sir John Goodrick,
Mr. Lewes, Mr. Musgrave, Sir Clement Fisher, Mr.
Tayler, Mr. Oneale, Mr. Henley, Mr. Evelyn: And
all the Members of this House, that shall come to the
said Committee, are to have Voices thereat: And they
are to meet in the Speaker's Chamber, To-morrow, at
Two of the Clock: And to send for Persons, Papers,
Ordered, That the Bill, prepared by Sir John Duncombe, for regulating the Receipts of the King's Revenue
with the least Charge, and for his Majesty's best Advantage, be brought in, and read To-morrow Morning.
And then the House resolved into a Committee of the
whole House, to resume the Debate of the Bill for laying
an Imposition upon Chimney Hearths.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Sir John Brampston took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker again took the Chair.
Sir John Brampston made Report, That the Committee,
had made some Progress in the further Debate of the said
Bill; and desired, that this House might again resolve
itself into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed in
the further Debate of the said Bill To-morrow Morning.
Resolved, That this House do again resolve itself into
a Committee of the whole House, to resume the further
Debate of the said Bill.
D. of Richmond's Estate.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir William Chyld, and
Sir Toby Wolrich;
The Lords have sent you a Bill, intituled, An Act for
the Settling of the Estate of James late Duke of Richmond
and Lenos, according to Agreement of Charles Duke of
Richmond and Lenos, Mary Duchess Dowager of Richmond and Lenos, and the Lady Mary her Daughter, and
the Trustees of the said Lady Duchess; to which they
desire the Concurrence of this House.
Duty on Iron.
Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Petition
touching Iron is committed have Leave to sit in this
House To-morrow in the Afternoon.
Ordered, That Jane and Katharine, the Daughters of
Captain Michaell Morgan, who were born in Flanders,
and are under Age, be inserted into the Bill for Naturalization.
And then the House adjourned till Eight of the
Clock To-morrow Morning.