Die Martis, 31 Martii, 15 Car. IIdi.
ORDERED, That these Members following be
added to the Committee to which the Bill for vesting
Mr. Wadeson in the Office of Clerk of the Chamber of
London was committed; viz. Sir Geo. Ryve, Captain
Garraway, Sir Anthony Cope, Serjeant Charlton, Sir John
Birkinhead, Mr. Cornwall, Lord Bruce, Mr. Cory, Sir
Robert Holt, Sir Jeoffrey Shakerley, Major General
Egerton, Mr. John Vaughan, Sir Wm. Smith, Serjeant
Keeling, Sir Thomas Meres, Mr. Taylor.
The House taking Notice, That the Roof of Westminster Hall is much out of Repair, so as the Passage through
the Hall, in rainy Weather, is very bad; and that the
Hall will, in a short time, fall to Decay, if the Roof be
Ordered, That the Warden of the Fleet do, on Summons, attend this House, To-morrow Morning, to give
an Account, whether he be not liable to take care for the
keeping the said Hall in Repair.
A Bill to repair the Highways in Standon, and other
Towns and Parishes in the Counties of Hertford and
Cambridge, was this Day read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That this Bill be committed to the same
Committee to which the Bill for repairing Watling-street
Highway, was formerly committed: And all the Members of this House, that serve for the several Counties of
Hertford, Huntington, Cambridge, Lincolne, Yorke, the
Bishoprick of Durham, and County of Westmerland, 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,
A Bill to enable Sir John Packington, and his Trustees, to sell, or otherwise dispose of, certain Lands, for
the Payment of Debts, and raising Portions for younger
Children, was read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be committed to Sir
Tho. Tompkins, Colonel Sandis, Mr. York, Lord Fanshaw,
Sir Cha. Berkley, Sir Cha. Harbord, Sir Rich. Oatley, Sir
Solomon Swale, Sir Hen. Newton, Mr. Newton, Sir Edm.
Pye, Sir Fra. Vincent, Mr. Jones, Mr. Wm. Coventry,
Mr. Eyre, Sir Clifford Clifton, Mr. Mountague, Sir Anth.
Cope, Sir Wm. Tirringham, Mr. Chichley, Mr. Cornwall,
Mr. Hen. Coventry, Sir Edm. Peirce, Sir Robert Holt, Sir
Lanc. Lake, Colonel Phillips, Sir John Holland, Mr.
Gaudy, Sir Tho. Allen, Sir John Brampston, Sir John
Newton, Lord Richardson, Mr. Churchill, Colonel Gilby,
Sir Geo. Probert, Mr. Walden, Mr. Crouch, Lord Herbert, Sir Geo. Ryve, Lord Spencer, Sir Fra. Lawley,
Colonel Lane, Mr. Goreing, Mr. Phillips, and all the
Members of this House, that serve for the Counties of
Buckingham and Worcester: And they are to meet Tomorrow at Two of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber:
And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Colonel Kirkby reports from the Committee to which
the Bill for settling the charitable Uses of John Guest, was
committed, several Amendments to the said Bill: Which
he read, with the Coherence, in his Place; and after delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: And the same,
being twice read, were, upon the Question, severally
Resolved, &c. That the Bill, with the Amendments
agreed to, be ingrossed.
Sir Charles Harbord reports from the Commitee to
which the Bill against Pluralities of Benefices was committed, several Amendments, and a Proviso, to be 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 Amendments, being twice read, were,
upon the Question, severally agreed to.
Resolved, &c. That the Blank, as to the Distance of
Miles, be filled up with the Word "Ten."
Resolved, &c. That the Clause concerning the Value
of the Two Livings be omitted out of the Proviso.
Which was done accordingly.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill, with the Amendments,
be re-committed upon the present Debate concerning Curates: And they are to consider of the Consistency of the
Proviso to this Bill, with those in the former Statutes:
And Mr. Garway, Mr. Thurland, and all the Gentlemen
of the Long Robe, are added to the said Committee:
And they are to meet To-morrow in the Afternoon, at
Two of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber: And Mr.
Thurland is to take especial Care thereof.
King appoints to be attended.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Thomas Bennett and
Sir Justinian Lewen;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent us to acquaint you,
That they had received Notice from his Majesty, That
his Pleasure is, to be attended by both Houses this Afternoon, in the Banqueting House in Whitehall, at Four of
Ordered, That all Committees which were to sit this
Afternoon, be adjourned; and do sit To-morrow in the
Rogues and Vagabonds.
Ordered, That all the Gentlemen that are of the Long
Robe, be added to the Committee to whom the Two Bills
concerning Rogues and Vagabonds are committed.
Resolved, &c. That the House, on Thursday next, will
resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to
take into Consideration the Bill for Increase and Maintenance of Ministers in Cities, Towns Corporate, and
And then the House adjourned till this Afternoon,
Three of the Clock.
THE House met, in order to attend his Majesty at
Adjourned till To-morrow, Eight of the Clock
in the Morning.