Jovis, 24 Aprilis, 14° Car.
Flax and Hemp.
A BILL for the Sowing of Flax and Hemp was
this Day read the Second time.
Resolved, That the said Bill be committed to Colonel
Birch, Mr. Knight, Sir Tho. Allen, Sir John Brampston,
Sir Cha. Harbord, Sir Clifford Clifton, Mr. Milward,
Colonel Reames, Colonel Bishop, Mr. Wandesford, Sir
James Smith, Mr. Clarke, Sir Tho. Gower, Mr. Westphaling, Serjeant Charlton, Sir Abraham Cullen, Mr. Moore,
Colonel Robinson, Sir Edm. Peirse, Mr. Morris, Sir
Rich. Ford, Sir Lanc. Lake, Sir Phil. Warwick, Sir
Anth. Irby, Sir Roger Bradshaigh, Sir Fra. Clerke, Mr.
Clifford, Mr. Stroude, Mr. Chetwyn, Sir John Rouse, Mr.
Crouch, Sir Tho. Bludworth, Sir Edm. Pye, Mr. Yorke,
Colonel Wanklyn, Sir Geo. Grubham How, Mr. Elliot,
Dr. Burwell, Sir Cha. Hussey, Mr. Jones: And all the
Members that come are to have Voices: And they are
to meet this Afternoon, at Two of the Clock, in the
Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers,
An ingrossed Bill against the Exporting of Wool and
Wool-fells, &c. was this Day read the Third time.
The Question being put, That all the Clauses which
do relate to Tallow, be struck out of the Bill;
It was resolved in the Affirmative: And
Ordered, That Mr. Knight, Mr. Jolly, Colonel Birch,
Sir Rich. Ford, Sir Tho. Bludworth, do look into the
Bill; and expunge the Clauses concerning Tallow out of
Conference desired with Lords.
Ordered, That Sir Allan Brodrick do go up to the
Lords, to desire a Conference upon that Amendment by
them sent down for a Proviso touching Exeter House,
to be added to the Bill for repairing the Streets and
Highways in and near the Cities of London and Westminster; as to which Amendment only this House and
the Lords did differ.
The House did resume the Matter upon the Bill for
repairing and enlarging the common Highways.
And Sir Lancelot Lake reported several Amendments
to be further made to the Bill: Which he read, with the
Coherence; and after, delivered the same in at the Clerk's
Table: And the same were thrice read; and, upon the
Question, severally agreed to.
Resolved, That the Bill be amended accordingly.
The Question being put, That the Clause for Continuing of the Powers in the Act, save as to the Raising
of Money, be continued till the End of the First Session
of the next Parliament;
It was resolved in the Affirmative.
A Proviso for erecting a Bridge at Hillingdon in Middlesex for Coaches and Carriages, instead of an Horse
Bridge now there, was twice read.
Ordered, That these Words, "the Residue of the
Charge to be born by," be inserted into the Proviso.
Which was done accordingly; and the Proviso read
the Third time.
Resolved, That the Proviso, so amended, be agreed to,
and made Part of the Bill.
Another Proviso touching the Highways between
Gloucester and Bristoll, according to the Statute of 1
Mariæ, was Three times read; and, upon the Question,
A Proviso touching the Inhabitants near Oxon, was
read; and laid aside.
Resolved, That the Bill, with the several Amendments
and Provisoes agreed to, do pass: And that the Title shall
be, An Act for repairing and enlarging the common
Highways: And that the former Committee do see, That
the Amendments be made, and Provisoes ingrossed and
added; so as the Bill, and the several Amendments and
Provisoes, may cohere and agree.
Hockley, &c. Road.
Ordered, That Sir John Duncomb have Leave to bring
in a Bill for the Taking of a reasonable Toll of Coaches,
Waggoners, Carriers, and Passengers, towards the Repair
of the Highways between Hockley and Dunstable, in the
County of Bedford.
Bills from Lords.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Moundeford
Brampston and Sir Toby Woolrich;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have returned you a Bill for
regulating the Making of Stuffs in Norfolk and Norwich;
with some Amendments: To which they desire the
Concurrence of this House.
And they also desire this House would expedite the
Two Bills; one concerning Lindsey Level; and the
other concerning Hatfeild Level in the Fens.
Ordered, That the Amendments to the Bill for regulating Customs, sent from the Lords, be read, and the
Report touching the Fees of the Officers heard, on
Saturday Morning next; and nothing else to intervene.
Uniformity of Worship.
The House then proceeded upon the remaining
Amendment to the Bill for Uniformity; and That Part
of the Paragraph concerning the Allowance to such as
are in Livings, and will be outed by this Act.
Ordered, That the Debate be adjourned till Saturday.
Leave of Absence.
Ordered, That Sir Henry North have the Leave of
this House to go into the Country.
Leave of Absence.
Ordered, That Colonel Jonathan Trelawney have the
Leave of this House to go into the Country.
Ordered, That Colonel Gilby, Mr. Scot, Dr. Birkinhead, Mr. Musgrave, Colonel Gray, Sir Hen. Puckering
alias Newton, and Mr. Puckering alias Newton, be
added to the Committee to whom the Bill for making
navigable the River Wey in Surrey, is committed.
And then the House adjourned till Saturday
Morning next, Eight of the Clock.