Die Lunæ, 1 Junii, 15 Car. IIdi.
Leave of Absence.
ORDERED, That Mr. Bockland, Mr. Devereux,
and Mr. Croke, have the Leave of this House to
go into the Country.
A Bill for the Improvement of Ashdowne Forest, and
the Park called the Broyle Parke, was this Day read the
Resolved, &c. That this Bill be read the Second time
on Wednesday next.
Ordered, That the additional Bill for supplying the
Act concerning the indigent loyal Officers, be read
Jacob's, &c. Nat.
A Bill for naturalizing of Dame Elizabeth Jacob, and
others, was this Day read the First time.
Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be read the Second
time To-morrow Morning.
Post Office, &c.
Mr. Seymour reports from the Committee appointed
to inspect the Two Branches of his Majesty's Revenue,
arising by the Post Office, and Granting of Wine Licences,
That the Committee, upon Consideration of the Claim
of those that had Patents for selling Wine by Retale,
had passed the Resolves following; viz.
That the Patentees had an equitable Right before the
Passing the late Act of Parliament;
That there is no Ways to relieve the Patentees, but by
an Act of Parliament:
That Leave of the House be desired, that an Act be
brought in for that Purpose.
Resolved, &c. That this House doth agree with the
Committee, in the Matter by them reported concerning
Ordered, That it be referred to the same Committee,
to prepare and bring in a Bill for Relief of the Patentees,
according to the Report and Vote of this House for
Wool and Leather.
Resolved, &c. That a Committee be appointed to
inspect the Act against the Transporting of Wool, &c.;
and also the Act against Transporting of Leather; and
to consider whether the same be defective, and wherein;
and to propose Expedients, or bring in additional Bills
to supply the Defects in the said several Acts, and make
the same effectual for the Purpose intended; viz. Mr.
Mountague, Sir Nich. Crispe, Sir John Birkinhead, Mr.
Knight, Colonel Robert Phillips, Mr. Jones, Mr. Chowne,
Sir John Lowe, Sir Hen. Capell, Sir John Brampston,
Lord Ancram, Sir Rich. Ford, Sir Geo. Downing, Mr.
Milward, Sir Tho. Lee, Sir Sol. Swale, Mr. Culleford,
Sir John Frederick, Sir Wm. Tompson, Sir Theo. Biddulph,
Mr. Dowdswell, Sir John Shaw, Sir Bain. Throckmorton,
Sir Courtney Poole, Lord Fanshaw, and such Members
of this House as serve for the Cinque Ports, or any other
Port Towns, or any Five of them: And they are to
meet To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon,
in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons,
Papers, and Records.
Serjeant Charlton reports from the Committee to which
the Bill for the better Regulating Vestries was re-committed, by Order of the Eighteenth of May last, upon
the Debates of the House, arising upon the Amendment
formerly reported from the Committee, to the Seventh
Line of the First Folio of the Bill, That the Committee
had agreed upon an additional Amendment: Which he
read, with the Coherence; and after, delivered the same
in at the Clerk's Table: Which additional Amendment
was twice read; and agreed to.
The rest of the Amendments formerly reported from
the Committee were read the Second time; and, upon
the Question, severally agreed to.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill, with the Amendments
agreed to, be ingrossed.
An ingrossed Bill for the better Observation of the
Lord's Day, was this Day read.
Resolved, &c. That the said Bill do pass: And that
the Title shall be, An Act for the better Observation of
the Lord's Day: And Sir Henry North is to carry up
this Bill to the Lords, for their Concurrence.
Sale of Offices.
Resolved, &c. That the Report of the Bill against
Buying and Selling of Offices, be heard To-morrow
Morning at Nine of the Clock.
Call of the House.
Ordered, That the Calling over of the House be
adjourned till the Monday after Whitsun Week.
Ordered, That the Committee appointed to inspect
and take an Account of the King's Majesty's Revenue,
arising by Chimney Money, do return their Report
The House then resumed the Debate of the Matter
upon the Report of the Committee to which the Petition
of the Clothiers of England was referred.
And the Report was again read over.
The First Vote passed at the Committee was read the
Several Clauses in the Statutes of 39° and 43° Eliz.
A Proclamation touching the bringing Woolen Manufactures to Blackwell Hall, dated the Sixteenth of April,
in the Fourteenth Year of King Charles the First, was
The Question being put, That a Day be appointed to
hear Counsel for the City of London, at the Bar of this
House, as to the Point of Law upon the First Vote passed
at, and reported from, the Committee;
It passed in the Negative.
The Question being put, That the main Question, For
agreeing with the Committee in the First Vote by them
passed, and reported, be now put;
It was resolved in the Affirmative.
The Question being put, To agree with the Committee
in the First Vote by them passed;
It was resolved in the Affirmative.
Ordered, That the further Debate of the Matter upon
the Report be adjourned till Friday Morning next, Nine
of the Clock.
The House adjourns itself till To-morrow Moning,
Eight of Clock.