Mercurii, 19Martii, 14° Car.
Relief of Loyalists.
LORD Bruce reports from the Committee appointed
to receive Proposals for the further Supply of the
Loyal Party, That they had prepared a Bill for Distribution of the Threescore thousand Pounds, and for some
further Provision for them; and that they did desire the
House would appoint some Members to attend his Majesty, . . . . when, and in what Manner, the said Money
shall be distributed: Which Bill, being delivered in, was
read the First time.
Resolved, That this Bill be read the Second time Tomorrow Morning.
Upon Information, That Mr. Broome Whorwood, a
Member of this House, coming out of London last Night,
was seized and detained by one Richard Chase, a Constable, and his Watch, at Bishopgate; and not suffered to
pass, either in his Coach, or on Foot, although there was
no Restraint put upon any other Person that had occasion to pass that Way, but only upon the said Mr. Whorwood, although the Constable was informed, that he was
a Member of Parliament; and declared, that he acted by
a Power that was above the Parliament, and would not
permit . . to pass.
Ordered, That the Serjeant at Arms attending this
House, or his Deputy, do apprehend the said Richard
Chase, and take him into Custody, to answer this Misdemeanor, and Breach of Privilege, objected against him,
in seizing and detaining the said Mr. Whorwood; and
his uncivil Usage towards him.
A Bill for the more speedy Bringing of Accomptants to
Accompt, whose Accompts are excepted in the Act of
Oblivion, was this Day read the Second time.
Resolved, That the said Bill be committed to Sir Tho.
Ingram, Sir Tho. Strickland, Sir Lanc. Lake, Mr. Clifford,
Mr. Churchill, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Sol. Swale, Sir Nich.
Crispe, Mr. Graham, Colonel Phillips, Colonel Reames,
Sir Edm.Peirse, Mr. Wandesford, Sir Tho. Allen, Dr.
Burwell, Mr.Chetwynd, Mr.Mountague, Colonel Gilby,
Mr.Scawen, Mr.Scudamore, Colonel Kirkby, SirChichester Wray, Sir Clifford Clifton, Colonel Bishop, Sir John
Talbott, Lord Bruce, Sir Tho. Gower, Sir Tho. Leigh,
Mr. Cofferer, Sir John Denham, Mr. Birch, Colonel Robinson, Sir Rich. Ford, Sir Rich. Onslow, Mr. Westphaling, Sir James Smith, Mr.Pryn, Mr.Mountague, Sir
Clement Fisher, Colonel Trelawney, Sir Cha. Harbord, Sir
Phil. Musgrave, Mr.Wm.Sandys, Mr. Price, Sir Edw.
Massey, Sir Wm. Fleetwood, Sir John Goodrick, Mr. Culleford, Mr.Musgrave, Colonel Strangwayes, Sir Cha.
Berkley, Sir Robert Howard, Colonel Arundell, Mr.Crouch,
Mr.Crook, Mr.Whorwood, Sir Hen. Newton, Sir Tho.
Mompesson, Sir John Nicholas, Mr.Aldworth, Sir John Coriton: And they are to meet in the Speaker's Chamber,
at Two of the Clock this Afternoon: And to send for
Persons, Papers, and Records: And to hear and consider
such Proposals as shall be made, for Satisfaction of such
Monies as have heretofore been lent, or taken up, for
Supply of his late Majesty's Occasions, in the Time of
the War; and are still unpaid.
Wye, &c. Navigation.
A Bill for the making navigable the Rivers of Wye and
Lugg, in the County of Hereford, was this Day read the
Resolved, That the said Bill be read the Second time
Ordered, That the Bill for making and preserving the
River Wye in the County of Surrey navigable, be read the
Second time To-morrow Morning, the first Business.
E. of Huntington's Estate.
Sir Edmund Peirse reports from the Committee to
which the ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, to confirm
the Sale of certain Lands, sold by Ferdinando late Earl of
Huntington, for Payment of his own and his Father's
Debts, was committed, That the Committee had carefully
perused the Bill; and found no Defect, or Cause of
Alteration or Amendments therein.
Resolved, That the said Bill be read the Third time
L. Campden's Estate.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Justinian Lewen
and Sir Toby Woolrich;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent you a Bill, intituled,
An Act for settling a Capital Messuage or Mansion
House, with the Appurtenances, in Kensington, in the
County of Middlesex, upon Baptist Viscount Campden,
and his Heirs: To which they desire the Concurrence
of this House.
Frauds in Customs.
The ingrossed Bill for preventing of Frauds, and regulating Abuses, in his Majesty's Customs, was this Day
read the Third time.
A Petition of several Clothiers of the Counties of Essex
and Suffolk was read.
A Proviso for Ships of Burden and Defence to be built,
maintained, and employed, in Trade, into the Mediterranean Seas, was twice read: And some Amendments being, upon the Question, agreed to be made thereto;
The Question being put, That the Word "Tin" be
inserted into the Proviso;
The House was divided.
The Yeas went out.
||Tellers for the Yeas:
||With the Yeas,
||Tellers for the Noes:
||With the Noes,
And so it passed in the Negative.
The Question being put, That the Counties of Cornwall and Devon be excepted out of the Proviso;
It passed in the Negative.
Resolved, That the Proviso, amended, be agreed to,
and made Part of the Bill.
Ordered, That the further Debate of this Bill be adjourned till To-morrow Morning.
Ordered, That the Members of this House, that serve
for Yorkshire and Norfolke, be added to the Committee
to which the Bill concerning the Fishing Trade is committed.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, Seven of the Clock.