Veneris, 4 Aprilis, 14 Car.
Baths and Bath-stoves.
A BILL for Erecting and Using of publick and artificial Baths and Bath-stoves, was this Day read the
The Question being put, That the said Bill be committed;
It passed in the Negative.
A Bill to regulate the Pilchard Fishing in the West of
England, was this Day read the Second time.
Resolved, That the said Bill be committed to Mr. Robinson, Mr. Reames, Mr. Pryn, Mr. Aldworth, Mr. Ellyot,
Sir Robert Atkyns, Serjeant Charlton, Sir Rich. Oatley,
Sir Anth. Irby, Colonel Windham, Sir Hen. Newton alias
Puckering, Mr. Clifford, Sir Cha. Harbord, Sir Solomon
Swale, Mr. Cornwallis, Mr. Hoby, Mr. Chetwyn, Sir Robert
Holt, Sir Tho. Gower, Mr. Crouch, Sir Lancelot Lake, Mr.
Jay, and all the Members of this House that serve for
the Counties of Devon and Cornwall: And they are to
meet, in the Speaker's Chamber, this Afternoon, at Two
of the Clock: And to send for Persons, Papers, and
Sir Robert Holt reports from the Committee, to which
the Bill to enable Charles Barnesley and his Son, to sell
Lands for Payment of the Debts of the said Charles
Barnesley, That the Committee had carefully perused
and considered the Bill; and found no Cause to make
any Alteration or Amendment thereto.
Resolved, That the said Bill be ingrossed.
A Bill for Preventing of Theft and Rapine upon the
Northern Borders of England, was this Day read the
Resolved, That the said Bill be committed to Lord Mansfield, Sir Hen. Widdrington, Sir Wm. Heyward, Sir Robert
Atkyns, Sir Lancelot Lake, Mr. Clifford, Mr. Pryn, Lord
Brereton, Sir Hen. Puckering alias Newton, Sir Solomon
Swale, Mr. Lowther, Sir Tho. Gower, Colonel Gray, Mr.
Chetwyn, Serjeant Charlton, Mr. Robinson, Sir Phil. Musgrave, Mr. Musgrave, Lord Richardson, Sir Tho. Ingram,
Sir Hen. North, Mr. Graham, Mr. Smith, Sir Anth. Irby,
Mr. Reames, Mr. Heath, Mr. Fane, Sir Tho. Strickland,
Mr. Crouch, Mr. Jay, Mr. Westfaling, and all the Members of this House that serve for the several Counties of
Westmerland, Cumberland, Northumberland, Yorkshire,
and for the Town of Newcastle upon Tyne: And they are
to meet, To-morrow, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Exchequer Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records; and to peruse the former
Statutes concerning this Matter; and to provide, that
the same may be supplied as to the Point of Execution,
or any other Matter wherein they are defective.
Haverford West Election.
Serjeant Charlton reports from the Committee of
Elections, touching the Election of Haverford West,
depending between Sir William Moreton, and Mr. Isaac
Lloyd, That the Question was, Whether the Mayor and
Burgesses of the Town only, or the Mayor, Burgesses, and
Inhabitants, that paid Scot and Lot, had Voices: And
that, upon Perusal of the Statute of 31 H.. VIII. the Committee was of Opinion, That the Mayor, Burgesses, and
Inhabitants, that paid Scot and Lot, had Voices: And
that, although Mr. Lloyd had the greater Number of
Voices, yet divers of them did not pay Scot and Lot;
and those being set aside, Sir Wm. Moreton had the major
Number, and so was duly elected. But upon Information, that divers of the Inhabitants, which gave
Voices for Sir Wm. Moreton, did not pay Scot and
Resolved, upon the Question, That the Matter touching the Election for the said Town of Haverford West,
be re-committed to the Committee of Elections; to
examine whether any of the Burgesses and Inhabitants
of Haverford West did not pay any Scot and Lot,
which did give Voices for Sir Wm. Moreton; and how
many; and to make their further Report touching the
Election for the said Town.
Bill from Lords.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Justinian Lewen
and Sir Nathaniell Hobart;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have returned you a Bill,
intituled, An Act * * * *, with some Amendments,
and Provisoes: To which they desire the Concurrence
of this House.
D. of Albemarle's Patent.
Amendments sent from the Lords to the Bill for
Confirmation of certain Letters Patents, made and to
be made to the Right Noble Lord George Duke of
Albemarle, of several Honours, Manors, and Hereditaments, granted to him by his Majesty, were this Day
twice read; and, upon the Question, agreed to.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the Bill be amended
Relief of Loyalists.
The Lord Bruce reports from the Committee to which
the Bill for distributing the Sixty thousand Pounds
amongst such suffering Officers as had faithfully and
constantly served his Majesty, and his Royal Father, in
the War, several Additions and Amendments to be
made to the Bill: Which he read, with the Coherence,
in his Place; and then delivered the same in at the
And some Amendments being once read; and several
of them read the Second time; and, upon the Question,
And some Debate arising, as to the Times of Payment of the Money;
Resolved, That an Address be made to the King's
Majesty, to desire him, That he would be pleased to give
Direction, if it may consist with his Majesty's Occasions,
That the Money, designed for the suffering Officers,
may be so charged and proportioned, that the whole
Sixty thousand Pounds may be paid and distributed at
Michaelmas next: And the Lord Bruce, Sir Tho. Meres,
Mr. Clifford, Colonel Windham, and Sir Edmund Peirse,
are to attend his Majesty with this Address.
Ordered, That it be referred to Sir Charles Harbord,
Sir Robert Atkyns, Sir Thomas Meres, the Lord Bruce,
and Sir Edmund Peirse, or any Three of them, to prepare and bring in a Paragraph, to be inserted in the Bill
for ascertaining the time of Rating of Offices, to commence from the Twenty-fifth of December, and to determine at the End of Eighteen Months, for that Time;
and for setting the Rates at Eight Pounds per Centum
per Annum upon Offices, for that Time, according to
the Value that Offices are now at, this present Year.
Richard Chase (the Constable, who, for his Breach of
Privilege, in seizing and detaining Mr. Whorwood, a
Member of this House, and his uncivil Carriage towards
him, was, by former Order of this House, committed to
the Custody of the Serjeant at Arms), being this Day
brought to the Bar of this House; and having submitted
himself, and craved Pardon for his Miscarriage; and
Resolved, upon the Question, That the said Chase be
called in to the Bar of this House; and do receive a
Reprehension from Mr. Speaker, upon his Knee: And
that thereupon he be discharged.
And the said Constable was accordingly called in;
and, being upon his Knee, Mr. Speaker gave him a
very grave Reprehension: And so he was dismissed.
Upon Information to this House, that Thomas Henshaw, of Siddington in the County of Chester, Gentleman,
having obtained a Judgment against Sir Gilbert Ireland,
and Henry Seddon, one of his Servants; and that Mr.
Edward Shacklock, of Moston Hall, in the County of
Lancaster, being Attorney for Henshawe, and, at Henshawe's Instigation, caused Execution to be taken forth
upon that Judgment, and served upon Seddon's Goods,
notwithstanding that Seddon was Sir Gilbert's Servant,
and that a Writ of Error, upon that Judgment, was sued
out, and then in Force; and, after the whole Money was
paid unto the Sheriff for the County of Lancaster, which
Mr. Shacklock, by his Bill, demanded, in Discharge of
that Execution, they received the greatest Part thereof,
but denied the Remainder; and since have, and still do,
vexatiously prosecute the renewing of the Execution;
Ordered, That the Matter be referred to the Committee of Privileges, to examine the Breach of Privilege
objected against the said Tho. Henshawe and Edw.
Shacklock: And the said Parties are, upon Summons, to
attend the said Committee; and, upon Notice of This,
ordered to forbear all further Prosecution at Law, upon
the Judgment and Execution above mentioned, against
Sir Gilbert Ireland, and Henry Seddon his Servant.
Ordered, That the Matter upon the Bill for Highways,
be taken into Consideration To-morrow Morning.