Sabbati, 18 die Julii, 15 Car. IIdi.
Lord Mollineux's Estate.
MR. Rigby reports from the Committee to which the Bill to make void certain Conveyances made
by the Lord Mollineux in the late Times, was committed,
several Amendments to be made to the Bill: Which he
read, with the Coherence; and after delivered the Amendments in at the Clerk's Table. And the Amendments, being twice read, were, upon the Question, severally
Resolved, &c. That the Bill, with the Amendments
agreed to, be ingrossed.
Ld. Strangford's Estate.
An ingrossed Bill to settle the Estate of Phillip Viscount
Strangford in Trustees, for Sale, and Payment of Debts,
Resolved, That the said Bill do pass: And that the
Title shall be, An Act * * * *.
And Sir John Birkenhead is to carry up the Bill to
the Lords for their Concurrence.
Relief from Act of Uniformity.
An ingrossed Bill for Relief of such as by Sickness, or
other Impediments, were disabled from subscribing the
Declaration in the Act of Uniformity, and for Explanation of Part of the said Act, was read.
Resolved, That these Words, "or Vice Chancellor
aforesaid respectively," be inserted in the Twenty-seventh
Line of the Third Skin.
Which was done; and the Words thrice read . . . .
Resolved, &c. That the Word "the" and "General"
be left out of the Bill; and these Words, "or any other
Bishop," be inserted.
Which was done; and the Words thrice read; and
A Proviso, on the Behalf of Dr. Greaves, was twice
The Question being put, That the Proviso be read
the Third time;
It passed in the Negative.
A Proviso, declaring that such as are prohibited and
included in the Act of Uniformity, under the Expression
of such as are disabled to preach, . . . . was thrice read:
Resolved, &c. That the Proviso be made Part of the
Resolved, &c. That the Bill do pass: and that the
Title shall be, An Act * * * *.
And Mr. Crouch is to carry up This and the Lord
Strangford's Bill to the Lords for their Concurrence.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Wm. Glascock and
Sir Toby Woolrich;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have commanded us to
signify to this House, That, according to the Desire of this
House, they have sent to his Majesty, to desire him,
that he would be pleased to appoint a Day of Humiliation: And that his Majesty had appointed Tuesday next.
Resolved, That this House will sclemnize the Day of
Humiliation appointed by his Majesty on Tuesday next,
in St. Margarett's Church, Westminster: And the Dean
of Westminster is desired to preach before the House in
the Forenoon, and Mr. Alsop in the Afternoon, of that
Day: And Mr. Morrice is to signify the Desires of the
House to Mr. Deane; and Mr. Crouch to Mr. Alsop.
Mr. Vaughan reports from the Committee to which
the Petition of the Clothiers was referred, That the
Committee had met; and examined the Matter of the
Petition; and heard the Parties concerned on both Sides;
and had thereupon proceeded to pass Two Resolves; viz.
1. That the Matter of Fact, in taking Hallage from the
Clothiers, above the ancient Hallage usually taken, since
the Proceeding of the House upon the Clothiers former
Petition, be specially reported to the House: And that
the Matter of Fact, which did appear to the Committee,
was, that the City had taken Hallage, beyond the ancient Hallage usually taken; demanding Ten-pence,
where the ancient Rate is but Eight-pence.
2. That it be reported to the House, That it is the
Opinion of the Committee, The increased Hallage is
unduly taken; and that the City ought to be satisfied
with the ancient Hallage usually paid before the late Act
of Common Council of the Fourth of December 1661.
The Question being put, To agree with the Committee
in the Matter by them reported;
It was resolved in the Affirmative.
Sir Charles Cotterell reports, That he and Mr. Progers
had attended his Majesty with the Recommendation of
this House, for some Ecclesiastical Dignity or Preferment
to be conferred on Mr. Wotton: And that his Majesty
had been graciously pleased to declare, That he would
take him into his Care.
Resolved, &c. That the humble Thanks of this House
be returned to his Majesty, by Sir Charles Cotterell and
Mr. Progers, for his Grace and Favour towards Mr.
Wotton, upon the Recommendation of this House.
Wool and Leather.
Ordered, That the Committee concerning Wool and
Wool-fells be revived; and do meet this Afternoon at
Two of the Clock, in the Place formerly appointed.
Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Petition of
the free Traders in Devonshire is committed, be revived;
and do sit this Afternoon at Two of the Clock, in the
Place formerly appointed.
Leave of Absence.
Ordered, That Mr. Baynton have the Leave of the
House to go into the Country.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir William Glascock
and Sir Toby Woolrich;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent you down an Act
for Confirming of Four Subsidies granted by the Clergy:
To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Ordered, That this Bill be read on Monday Morning.