Veneris, 17 Julii, 15 Car. IIdi Regis.
THAT Mr. Henry Wotton (being a Person of Learning and Merit, and having, during this Session,
constantly officiated as Chaplain to this House) be recommended to the King's Majesty, for some Ecclesiastical
Dignity or Preferment.
And Mr. Secretary Morrice, Sir Charles Cottrell, Mr.
Progers, and Sir John Birkenhead, are desired to attend
his Majesty, from this House, with this their humble
Address, on the Behalf of Mr. Wotton.
Ld. Byron's Estate.
An ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, for supplying
the Loss of certain Evidences, in the Time of the late
Troubles, belonging to the Estate of Richard Lord Byron,
was read the First time.
Resolved, &c. That this Bill be read the Second time
on Monday next.
Sir John Birkenhead having made a Report concerning
Lindsey Level; and that some of the Members appointed,
by Order, to pen and prepare certain Clauses, and to
adopt them with the Bill, that had met; were of Opinion, That the Bill, and Clauses directed, could not be
And the Matter being debated;
Resolved, That these Persons following be added to the
Members formerly appointed to prepare certain Clauses,
and to insert and adopt them to the Bill concerning
Lindsey Level, according to the Votes of this House;
viz. Mr. Seymour, Mr. Vaughan, Colonel Reames, Mr.
Rigby, Colonel Giles Strangwayes, Sir Robert Howard, Mr.
Yorke, Mr. Swinfin, Colonel Williams, Sir Hen. Newton,
Mr. Scawen, Sir Edm. Peirse, Sir George Downing, Mr.
Morrice, Sir Anth. Cope, Sir John Holland, Mr. Pleydall,
Sir Wm. Lowther, Colonel Windham, Sir John Birkenhead, Sir John Hotham, Mr. Mountague, Colonel Sandys,
Sir Robert Atkins, Sir Robert Long, Lord Spencer, Sir
Charles Cottrell, Mr. Coventry, Sir Wm. Doyley, Mr. Heath,
Sir Tho. Meres, Sir Phillip Warwick, Mr. Whorwood; or
any Five of them: And all the Members of this House,
that shall come, are to have Voices at the Committee:
And they are to meet at Two of the Clock this Afternoon,
in the Speaker's Chamber.
Upon Information that one Thomas Miles had caused
a Declaration, in an Action of Ejectment to a casual
Ejector, to be delivered to William Kerby, Tenant to
Mr. Jay, a Member of this House; to try the Title of
certain Lands, of which Mr. Jay is Owner; in Breach
of the Privilege of this House;
Ordered, That all further Proceedings in the Suit be
stayed, during the Session and Continuance of the
Privilege of this present Parliament.
Resolved, That Sir Wm. Huddleston, and those which
were assistant with him, viz. Richard Leece, John Bradshaw alias Brideson, Wm. Browne, Thomas Parkin, John
Browne, William Jackson, Christopher Sharpe, Anthony
Procter, and John Pickthall, be sent for in Custody of
the Serjeant at Arms; for his Breach of Privilege, in
entering by Force, and with-holding the Possession of
the Park and Lands of Sir Jordan Crosland.
An additional Bill for the better regulating and collecting the Revenue arising by Hearths and Chimnies,
was read the Second time.
The Question being put, That the Bill be committed;
The House was divided.
The Yeas went out.
|Sir Tho. Strickland,
||Tellers for the Yeas:
|Sir Clifford Clifton,
||With the Yeas,
|Sir Tho. Tompkins,
||Tellers for the Noes:
||With the Noes,
And so it passed in the Negative.
Wool and Leather.
Ordered, That Sir Thomas Meres, Mr. Crouch, Mr.
Seymour, Mr. Morrice, Dr. Burwell, Mr. Hatton, Mr.
Newport, Mr. Scawen, Mr. Jolly, Mr. Henley, and
Colonel Progers, be added to the Committee to inspect
the Act for Wool and Leather.
Ordered, That the Report concerning the Clothiers
be proceeded in To-morrow Morning.
And then the House adjourns till To-morrow
Morning at Nine of the Clock.