Lunæ, 12 Maii, 14 Car.
AN ingrossed Bill for encouraging and regulating
the Trade of Handicraft Skinners, was read the
Third time; and laid aside.
Upon Information, That, it being recommended, by
Orders of this House, to the Lord High Treasurer, to
consider of the Claim of Sir John Wintour, to the Forest
of Deane; and also by what Means the King's Revenue in
the said Forest might be advanced, and the Timber and
Wood be preserved and increased; his Lordship had returned his Report, in Writing, to the House; and that
there had a Commission of Survey since issued by his
Lordship's Directions; and that the same was executed,
and returned; and the Return did now rest in his
Ordered, That Mr. Mountague, Mr. Harbord, Mr.
Hungerford, and Mr. Bunkley, do attend the Lord High
Treasurer; and desire his Lordship, that he would be
pleased to give Direction for the bringing in, and leaving, the Return of the said Commission of Survey concerning the Forest of Deane, with the Clerk of this House,
that the same may be taken into further Consideration.
Conference desired with Lords.
Ordered, That the Lord Bruce do desire a Conference
with the Lords, upon the Bill for distributing the Sixty
thousand Pounds amongst the loyal Commission Officers;
and the Amendments thereupon.
The Lord Bruce reports, That the Lords had agreed
to a present Conference, upon the Bill for distributing
the Sixty thousand Pounds amongst the loyal Commission Officers.
The Reasons to be insisted on by those that were appointed to manage the Conference, being opened by Sir
Thomas Meres, were, with some Alterations, allowed by
Ordered, That Sir Thomas Strickland be added to those
formerly appointed to manage the Conference.
The Question being put, To go on with the Report
concerning Bedford Level;
It was resolved in the Affirmative.
Sir George Ryve reports from the Committee to which
the rest of the Additions, formerly reported to be added
to the Bill concerning Bedford Level, were re-committed
by Order of the Twenty-ninth of April last, upon the
former Votes, and the then Debate; That the Committee had agreed upon new Additions, in relation to *,
and the Judicature to be made instead of the former Additions: Which he opened at the Bar; and then delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where they were
read the First Time.
The Preamble to the said Additions was read the
A temporary Bill, as to Bedford Level, being
The Question being put, That the Bill be read;
The House was divided.
The Noes went out.
||Tellers for the Yeas:
||With the Yeas,
||Tellers for the Noes:
|Sir Tho. Littleton,
||With the Noes,
And so it passed in the Negative.
Ordered, That the ingrossed Bills now depending, and
such Amendments to Bills as were returned from the
Lords, be taken into Consideration To-morrow Morning.
Interposition to prevent a Quarrel.
Mr. Phillip Howard, a Member of this House, being
this Day present in the House, according to the Order
of this House in that Behalf;
The House taking into Debate the Matter of Difference between the Lord Ossory, and the said Mr. Howard;
Mr. Howard, in Obedience to the Commands of the
House, having engaged, That he will attend the King's
Majesty; and submit to his Order, as to the Difference
between the Lord Ossory, and him; and in the mean
time, will not prosecute the old, or begin any new
Ordered, That Sir John Talbot do go to the Lord
Ossory, and take his Engagement, that he will attend the
King's Majesty, and submit himself to his Order, as to
the Difference between him and Mr. Phillip Howard;
and, in the mean time, will not prosecute the old, or
begin any new Difference with him: And, upon such
Engagement given, the Restraint upon the Lord Ossory
to be taken off.
Resolved, That the Thanks of this House be returned
to his Majesty, for his Care, in endeavouring to prevent
the Mischief which might have happened, upon the Difference between the Lord Ossory and Mr. Phillip
Howard: And that his Majesty be humbly desired, That
he would be pleased to take the Trouble to call both
Parties before him; and compose, and put an End to the
Difference between them.
And Sir William Compton is to attend his Majesty; and
present unto him the Address and Desires of this House.
Ordered, That these Persons following, viz. Mr. Rigby, Mr. Stanley, Sir Jordan Crosland, Dr. Birkinhead, Sir
John Talbot, Sir Tho. Gower, Sir Clement Fisher, and Mr.
Puckering, be added to the Committee to which the Bill
for better Observing the Lord's Day was committed.
And then the House adjourned till Three of the
Clock in the Afternoon.
SIR Thomas Meres reports from the Committee to
whom the Bill for Lindsey Level was committed, several
Amendments to the said Bill: Which he read, with the
Coherence, in his Place; and after delivered in, with
the Bill, at the Clerk's Table.
And the House then resumed the Debate of Sir Charles
Hussey's Case, as to his Interest in the said Lindsey Level.
After much Debate whereof; and reading of several
Decrees of the Commissioners of Sewers made, touching
the said Level;
Resolved, upon the Question, That this House will
proceed upon the Bill for Lindsey Level, and the Report
Ordered, That this House will take the same into
Debate To-morrow in the Afternoon, if the Time will
permit; or otherwise on Wednesday Morning.
Interposition to prevent a Quarrel.
The Earl of Ossory gave his Engagement to this House,
upon his Honour, that he will not do any thing in Prosecution of the former Difference, nor engage in any new
Quarrel with Mr. Phillip Howard; but will attend his
Majesty, and submit unto his Majesty's Judgment.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, at Eight of the Clock.