Mercurii, 9 Aprilis, 14 Car.
A BILL to define what Mines shall be taken and
adjudged to be Mines Royal, was this Day read
the Second time.
Resolved, That the said Bill be committed to Sir John
Norton, Lord St. John, Sir Robert Holt, Sir Robert
Atkyns, Sir Tho. Allen, Sir Tho. Gower, Mr. Long, Sir
Wm. Fleetwood, Mr. Vaughan, Sir Phil. Musgrave, Sir
Edm. Pye, Sir Robert Howard, Colonel Kirkby, Sir Rich.
Braham, Mr. Oakley, Sir Wm. Doyley, Colonel Robinson, Sir Clement Throckmorton, Sir Roger Bradshaigh, Sir
John Moreton, Sir Rich. Mauleverer, Mr. Pryn, Sir
Bainham Throckmorton, Lord Bruce, Sir Lancelot Lake,
Mr. Solicitor General, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir Solomon Swale,
Mr. Hungerford, Sir Hen. Puckering alias Newton, Mr.
Crouch, Sir Robert Brooke, Mr. Biscowen, Mr. Trelawney, Sir Tho. Strickland, Sir John Coriton, Mr.
Whorwood, Sir Hen. Widdrington, Colonel Gray, Sir
John Newton, Mr. Collins, and all the Members of this
House, that are of the Long Robe: And all the Members
that come are to have Voices: And they are to meet in
the Exchequer Chamber To-morrow at Two of the Clock
in the Afternoon: And to send for Persons, Papers, and
Exportation of Wool.
Ordered, That the Committee against exporting Wool
and Wool-fells, be revived; and do sit this Afternoon,
at the Place formerly appointed.
Ordered, That the Petition of the Clothiers and
Inhabitants of several Counties, be read To-morrow
Morning, the first Business.
Ordered, That the ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords,
for making Rivers navigable, be read To-morrow Morning.
Ordered, That the pretended Act for enlarging the
Time for taking the Engagement, be burned this Morning
at Ten of the Clock, with the Covenant, by the Common Hangman.
Relief of Loyalists.
The House then proceeded upon the remaining
Amendments to the Bill for distributing the Sixty thousand Pounds amongst the suffering Party, that had faithfully served his Majesty, and his Royal Father; and for
Taxing of Offices for their further Supply.
And the said Amendments being twice read;
Resolved, That these Words "Cities or Places," be
inserted into the Amendment, after the Word "*."
Which was done accordingly.
The rest of the Amendments, saving only the Lists of
Commissioners Names, were twice read; and, upon
the Question, agreed to.
Some of the Lists of the Names being Once read;
Resolved, That the further Reading of the Lists be adjourned to, and assumed, To-morrow Morning, at Seven
of the Clock.
Sir Henry North reports from the Committee to which
the Bill touching the Great Level of the Fens, called
Bedford Level, was committed, several Amendments and
Additions to be made and added 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 said Amendments and Additions being once
Resolved, That the said Amendments and Additions be
read the Second time: And that the House do proceed
thereupon To-morrow at Nine of the Clock.
London, &c. Streets.
Sir Robert Howard reports the Reasons and Instructions, agreed by the Committee, to be insisted on at the
Conference to be had with the Lords upon the Amendments to the Bill concerning the Streets and Highways
in and near London and Westminster,
Resolved, That this House doth allow the said Reasons
And Sir Robert Howard is to go up to the Lords, to
desire a Conference upon the Amendments.
Sir Robert Howard reports, That he had been with
the Lords: And that they had consented to a present
Conference in the Painted Chamber.
Ordered, That Sir Robert Howard, Sir John Duncombe,
Sir Robert Atkyns, Mr. Birch, Sir Thomas Littleton, Mr.
Henry Coventry, Lord Gorges, Dr. Birkinhead, Sir Allen
Brodrick, and Mr. Pryn, do manage the Conference.
An ingrossed Bill for regulating the Pilchard Fishing
in the Counties of Cornwall and Devon, was this Day
read the Third time.
Resolved, That the said Bill do pass: And that the
Title shall be, An Act for regulating the Pilchard Fishing
in the West of England.
And Colonel Robinson is to carry up this Bill to the
An ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, concerning
the Protestants or Piedmont, was this Day read the
Resolved, That this House doth assent to the said Bill.
Resolved, That the Title, being, An Act for explaining an Act touching the Protestants of Piedmont, be also
Ordered, That Mr. Crouch do make his Report To-morrow, from the Committee to which the Bill concerning
Sir Robert Hitcham's charitable Uses was committed.
Ordered, That all the Members of the Long Robe, and
Mr. Crouch, Sir Thomas Gower, Sir Anthony Irby, Mr.
Henley, Sir Richard Temple, Sir Thomas Wendy, and Mr.
Lucy, be added to the Committee to whom the Bill for
regulating Elections is committed.
Ordered, That the Lord Bruce, Sir Thomas Gower, Sir
Edmund Pooley, and Mr. Long, be added to the Committee, to which the Bill for making navigable the River
of Wey in Surrey was committed.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, Seven of the Clock.