Jovis, 26 Febr. 15 Car. IIdi.
ORDERED, That * Minshall, of Eardswich in the
County of Chester, be sent for in the Custody of the
Serjeant at Arms attending this House; for his Breach
of Privilege, in serving Sir Jeoffrey Shakerley, a Member
of this House, with Process to attend the Court of Exchequer in Chester, since this House was sitting: And
that the said Minshall, and all others concerned, be, and
are hereby, enjoined to stay all further Proceedings
against the said Sir Jeoffery Shakerley, in the Exchequer
of Chester, during the Sessions of this Parliament.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of Privileges, to examine the Matter touching the Arrest and
Imprisonment of Charles Temple, Servant to Sir John
Birkinhead, a Member of this House, by * *; and
report the same to the House; And that the said Temple
shall, in the mean time, have his Liberty, that he may
attend the Committee.
Upon Information, That Mr. Christopher Jay, a
Member of this House, having, upon an Extent, recovered
certain Lands in Norfolke; and his Tenants, Mr. Turner
and Mr. Custos, being in Possession thereof; yet one
* * hath lately sealed a Lease of Ejectment, to try
the Title of the said Lands, in Breach of the Privilege of
Ordered, That the said * *, her Attorney, Solicitor,
and Agents, be enjoined to stay all further Proceedings
in the said Action of Ejectment, during the Session of
Ordered, That the Committee to which the Bill to
prevent the Stealing of Plate, Jewels, and Goldsmiths
Wares; and for Reformation of Inconveniences in the
Goldsmiths Trade; was committed, be revived; and do
sit To-morrow, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon,
at the Place appointed.
Ordered, That all such Committees as were to sit
Yesterday in the Afternoon be revived; and do sit at
Two of the Clock this Afternoon, in the Places appointed.
A Bill for settling and confirming certain Lands and
Grounds purchased by Sir Cornelius Vermuyden, and his
Participants, lying in the Counties of Yorke, Lincolne,
and Nottingham, upon the Drainers and Purchasers
thereof, was this Day read the First time.
Resolved, That this Bill be read the Second time on
A Bill for impowering Sir Courtney Poole, Sir John
Drake, and others, to make Sale of the Manor of
Lymington in the County of Somerset, for Payment of the
Portion of Ellen Briscoe Widow, one of the Daughters
of Sir John Drake Knight, deceased, was this Day read
the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That this Bill be committed to Mr.
Cofferer, Colonel Reames, Sir Tho. Meres, Mr. Clifford, Mr.
Ashburnham, Mr. Clarke, Mr. Westfaling, Colonel Strangwayes, Sir Sol. Swale, Sir Tho. Gower, Mr. Vaughan, Mr.
Lowther, Colonel Whitley, Mr. Fox, Sir Robert Brooke,
Sir Robert Atlyns, Sir Courtney Poole, Sir Edm. Peirce,
Sir John Birkinhead, Sir Wm. Lowther, Mr. Churchill,
Mr. Milward, Mr. Seymour, Sir Robert Bolles, Sir Cha.
Hussey, Sir John Talbot, Serjeant Charlton, Sir John
Goodrick, Lord Bruce, and all the Members of this House
that are of the Long Robe: And they are to meet Tomorrow in the Afternoon, at Two of the Clock, in the
Speaker's Chamber: And Mrs. Dorothy Browne, and all
Persons concerned, are to have Notice, that they may
attend the Committee, and be heard: And the said
Committee have Power to send for Persons, Papers,
Preventing Popery, &c.
Ordered, That it be referred to a Committee to collect
and bring in the Reasons of the House for the Vote
of Advice to his Majesty, upon the Debates had Yesterday; and also to prepare and bring in a Bill to prevent
the further Growth of Popery; viz. Sir Hen. North,
Mr. Solicitor General, Mr. Vaughan, Sir Edw. Walpoole,
Sir Tho. Meres, Sir Fra. Goodrick, Colonel Windham, Lord
Fanshaw, Mr. Hungerford, Mr. Ashburnham, Sir Rich.
Everard, Sir Bain. Throckmorton, Lord Newburgh, Lord
Falkland, Lord Ancram, Major General Egerton, Sir John
Goodrick, Sir John Duncombe, Lord Bruce, Sir Robert
Atkyns, Sir John Birkimhead, Sir Wm. Lowther, Master
of the Rolls, Sir Anthony Cope, Mr. Broome Whorwood,
Colonel Strangwayes, Sir Tho. Gower, Serjeant Charlton,
Colonel Progers, Sir Edm. Peirse, Sir Cha. Harbord:
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.
Resolved, &c. That, in the Close of the Reasons to be
presented to his Majesty, for the Vote of Advice, it be
also added, That this House, in pursuance thereof, will
assist his Majesty with their Lives and Fortunes: And
that the Committee appointed to bring in the Reasons,
do pen an Address, to that Purpose, to his Majesty.
Thanks to the King.
Resolved, &c. Nemine contradicente, That the humble
Thanks of this House be returned to his Majesty, for his
gracious Recommendation to this House, to prepare Laws
against Licentiousness and Impiety; and also to provide
Sumptuary Laws, and Laws for the Advance of Trade;
and for his Majesty's gracious Expressions to retrench the
Charge and Expences of his own Family; And that this
Vote be added to the other Votes of Yesterday, for
tendering the Thanks of this House to his Majesty.
Resolved, &c. That a Committee be appointed to
prepare and bring in Sumptuary Laws, and Laws to
prevent Incroachments in Trade by the Jews and French,
or any other Foreigners: viz. Sir Tho. Gower, Mr. Pryn,
Sir Cha. Harbord, Mr. Higgons, Sir Tho. Strickland, Mr.
Seymour, Sir John Goodrick, Sir Wm. Hickman, Sir John
Duncomb, Sir Hen. Wright, Colonel Whitley, Mr. Jones,
Sir Tho. Allen, Sir Bain. Throckmorton, Sir Anth. Cope, Sir
Phil. Warwick, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Serjeant Charlton,
Sir Solomon Swale, Sir Cha. Hussey, Colonel Birch, Sir
Wm. Thomson, Mr. Garway, Mr. Fane, Sir Tho. Meres,
Mr. Hungerford, Mr. Street, Mr. Strickland, Sir Robert
Atkyns, Lord Bruce, Mr. Ashburnham, Sir Wm. Lowther,
Mr. Westfaling: And all the Merchants of this House
are added to the Committee: And they are to meet Tomorrow, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the
Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers,
Courts of Justice.
A Bill for preventing unnecessary Suits, Delays, Expences, and other Abuses, in Courts of Justice, and
Proceedings at Law, was read the Second time.
Resolved, That the said Bill be committed to Mr. Pryn,
Sir Robert Athyns, Mr. Croke, Mr. Knight, Mr. Pepis, Sir
Tho. Meres, Mr. Finch, Sir Rich. Temple, Sir Lanc. Lake,
Sir Wm. Lowther, Mr. Peckham, Mr. Solicitor General,
Sir Fra. Goodrick, Sir Solomon Swale, Mr. Vaughan, Mr.
Reames, Mr. Hungerford, Mr. Seymour, Sir Rich. Onslow,
Sir Chichester Wray, Serjeant Charlien, Master of the
Rolls, Sir John Talbot, Sir Wm. Lewis, Colonel Strangwayes, Sir Rich. Temple, Sir Cha. Harbord, Mr. Whorwood, Sir Edm. Bowyer, Sir Cha. Hussey, Serjeant Maynard, Mr. Morice, Mr. Crouch, Sir Tho. Tompkins: And
all the Members that come to the said Committee, are
to have Voices thereat: And they are to meet Tomorrow in the Afternoon at Two of the Clock, in the
Exchequer Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers,
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, Eight of the Clock.