Die Martis, 23 Junii, 15 Regis Car. IIdi.
AN additional Bill for the Relief of the Poor was
read the Second time.
A Petition of the Inhabitants of Westminster, was read.
Resolved, &c. That the said Bill, and Petition, be committed to Mr. Ashburnham, Sir Rich. Everard, Mr. Waller, Sir Fra. Goodrick, Mr. Attorney of the Duchy, Sir
Job Charlton, Sir John Birkinhead, Mr. Pryn, Sir Wm.
Tirringham, Sir Geo. Downing, Sir Bain. Throckmorton,
Mr. Clifford, Colonel Reames, Sir Tho. Wendy, Sir Hen.
Newton, Sir Phil. Warwick, Sir Rich. Onslow, Sir Lanc.
Lake, Sir Tho. Allen, Sir Tho. Gower, Mr. Trelawney, Sir
Wm. Lowther, Sir Nich. Steward, Sir John Shaw, Sir Cha.
Harbord, Sir John Holland, Sir John Talbot, Mr. Westphaling, Sir Rich. Oatley, Sir Hum. Winch, Mr. Crouch,
Sir John Brampston, Mr. Pleydall, Sir Gilbert Gerrard,
Mr. Jones, Dr. Quatremaine, Mr. Hoby, Sir Wm. Moreton, Mr. Williams, Mr. Morice, Colonel Legg, Sir Sol.
Swale, Mr. Progers, Mr. Collins, Sir Hen. North, Mr.
Knight, Mr. Whorwood, Sir John Rouse, Sir Anth. Irby,
Mr. Kent, Sir Cliff. Clifton, Sir Cha. Cottrell, Colonel
Edm. Windham, Colonel Edw. Phillips, Sir Hen. Worsley,
Sir Tho. Strickland, Sir John Bennett, Mr. Jay, Mr.
Wandesford, Sir Tho. Lee, Mr. Pepis, Mr. Daniell,
Colonel Gilby, Mr. John Vaughan, Sir Tho. Meres, Sir
John Nicholas, and all the Members of this House that
serve for London, Westminster, Middlesex, and Surrey; and
all the Members of this House, that are Members of the
Corporation for the Poor: And they are to meet on
Thursday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon:
And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
A Bill to prevent the Increase of new Buildings in
and about the Cities of London and Westminster, was this
Day read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That this Bill be committed to the same
Committee to which the additional Bill for Relief of the
Poor is committed: And they are to meet on Friday next
in the Exchequer Chamber: And to send for Persons,
Papers, and Records.
Marshes gained from the Sea.
Ordered, That the Bill for the settling the Marshes,
fresh or salt, that shall be gained from the Sea, be read
on Thursday next.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill for the Draining of
Bedford Level, with the several Amendments, Clauses,
and Provisoes agreed to, be ingrossed.
Ordered, That the House will, on Thursday next, proceed in the further Debate of the Matter upon the Bill
to prevent the Meetings of Sectaries, Non-conformists,
and Dissenters from the Church of England.
Ordered, That the House will, on Friday Morning next,
if the Time will serve, proceed in the further Consideration of the Report concerning the Clothiers: But if the
other publick Business, which is to have Preference, will
not give Leave, that then the House will sit on Friday
in the Afternoon, for Dispatch of this Business.
Ordered, That the additional Bill concerning the
Excise, be read the Second time on Friday Morning
next, the first Bill.
The House did then resume the Debate of the Matter
upon the Report of the Committee of the whole House,
touching the King's Majesty's present Supply, by way
Resolved, &c. That there be a Restriction as to the
real Value of Goods; having Regard to Debts and other
necessary Expences, . . . with relation to former Precedents of Subsidies, in the Reigns of King James and
King Charles the First, in the Manner of Taxing and
Resolved, &c. That this House doth agree with the
Committee of the whole House, That the Proportion of
a Subsidy of Land shall be Four Shillings per Pound.
Resolved, &c. That the House doth agree with the
Committee of the whole House, That the Proportion
of a Subsidy upon Goods shall be Two Shillings and
Eight-pence in the Pound.
Resolved, &c. Nemine Contradicente, That the King's
Majesty shall have Four Subsidies granted him, for his
Resolved, &c. Nemine Contradicente, That these Four
Subsidies be paid by the First Day of May next.
Resolved, &c. Nemine Contradicente, That the Two
first of the Four Subsidies shall be raised and paid, by
the First Day of November next.
Ordered, That it be recommended to Sir Heneage Finch,
his Majesty's Solicitor General, to prepare and bring in
a Bill, according to ancient Form, and pursuant to the
Votes and Directions of the House.
Ordered, That all Committees, that were Yesterday
discontinued, be revived; and do sit this Afternoon, in
the Places formerly appointed.
The House adjourned till Thursday Morning,
Eight of the Clock.