Veneris, 19 die Junii, 15° Car.
SIR Thomas Gower reports from the Committee to
which the Matter was re-committed, by Order of
the Seventeenth of this Month, in relation to Bedford
Level, to prepare and bring in Two Clauses, and other
Additions and Amendments, to the Bill for draining the said
Level, That the Committee had accordingly agreed the
Clause . . . Amendments directed by the Order: Which
he read, with the Coherence, in his Place; and after delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Which Clauses
and Amendments were read the First time.
And the First of the said Clauses were read the Second
time, by Paragraphs; and, upon the Question, agreed
A Proviso was tendered, on the Behalf of the Bishops
and other Lords, to enable them to let Leases: . . . . was
The said Proviso was read the Second time.
The Question being put, That the Blank in the Proviso be filled up with these Words, "the Fourth Part
of the true yearly Value to be ascertained by the Commissioners aforesaid, or any Seven of them;"
Which was done accordingly;
Resolved, That the said Proviso, so amended, be agreed
Another Proviso, to save the Rights of the Lords, was
twice read; and some Amendments made, and agreed to:
But some Debates arising on some other Points of the
Ordered, That the said Proviso be committed to the
former Committee: And the Committee are revived;
and to meet this Afternoon at Two of the Clock, in the
Place formerly appointed.
Ordered, That the Report concerning the illegal
Issuing, and undue Execution, of Commissions, be
heard To-morrow Morning before Ten of the Clock.
Sir R. Temple.
Ordered, That the Report concerning Sir Richard
Temple be heard To-morrow Morning.
Ordered, That the House will, on Monday Morning
next, at Ten of the Clock, proceed on the Report and
Amendments to the Bill for preventing the Meetings of
Sectaries, Un-conformists, and Dissenters from the Church.
Ordered, That the House will, on Tuesday next, proceed in the further Consideration of the Report concerning the Clothiers.
The House did then resolve into a Committee of the
whole House, to take into Consideration the Matter of
his Majesty's present Supply.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Sir Robert Atkins took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker again took the Chair.
Sir Robert Atkins reports from the Committee, That
they had proceeded to these Resolves;
That the Commissioners for Levying the Subsidy be
nominated by the House:
That there shall be a Restriction as to their real Value
That there shall be a Restriction as to the real Value
That the Proportion of a Subsidy of Land shall be
Four Shillings in the Pound:
That the Proportion of a Subsidy upon Goods shall
be Two Shillings and Eight-pence in the Pound.
Resolved, That the Debate of this Report be adjourned
till To-morrow Morning at Nine of the Clock.
Ordered, That Mr. Pepis be added to the Committee
to whom my Lord Lucas Bill is committed.
Ld. Strangford's Estate.
Ordered, That the Committee to whom my Lord
Strangford's Bill is committed, be revived; and do sit
To-morrow in the Afternoon at Two of the Clock, in the
Place formerly appointed.
Ordered, That all Committees which should have sat
this Afternoon, be adjourned till To-morrow at Two of
the Clock in the Afternoon.
Bills from Lords.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir William Glascock
and Sir Walter Littleton;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have returned you a Bill,
intituled, An Act for repairing and better preserving the
Key of Wells in the County of Norfolke, with some
Alterations and Amendments: To which they desire the
Concurrence of this House.
The Lords have also commanded us to signify to this
House, That they have concurred to the Act, sent from
this House, for regulating the Hospital of St. Oswald in
the County of Worcester.
Mersey, &c. Navigation.
Ordered, That Sir Rowland Berkley, Colonel Sam.
Sandys, Sir Charles Hussey, and Mr. Griffith, be added
to the Committee to whom the Bill concerning the Rivers
of Mersey and Weever is committed.
Ordered, That Mr. Westphaling, Sir Robert Brooke,
Sir Wm. Howard, Lord Gorge, Mr. Cornewallis, Lord
Richardson, Mr. Whorwood, be added to the Committee
to whom the Bill for taking away Damage Clear is
The House adjourns till To-morrow Morning,
Eight of the Clock.