Die Sabbati, 30 Aprilis, 16° Car. IIdi.
ORDERED, That these Members following be
added to the Committee to which the Bill for settling
the charitable Use of Abraham Colfe was committed;
viz. Sir Edm. Peirse, Sir Hen. Worsley, Sir John Corryton, Mr. Trelawney, Mr. Howard, Mr. Chowne, Mr.
Kent, Mr. Turgis, Sir Hen. Worsley, Sir Winston
Churchill, Sir John Brampston, Sir Tho. Meres, Sir Clifford Clifton, Sir Court. Poole, Mr. Rashly, Mr. Hearle,
Mr. Hobby, Mr. Pledwell, Colonel Phillips, Dr. Quarterman, Colonel Edw. Windham, Mr. Aldworth, Mr. Jolife.
Petition from Clife
A Petition of the Inhabitants of Clife, within the
Liberty of the Parish of St. Mary in Shrewsbury, was
The Question being put, That this Petition be referred
to a Committee;
It passed in the Negative.
St. James' Parish.
A Bill for making Part of the Bailiwick of St. James,
and Precincts thereof, parochial, was read the First time.
Resolved, That the said Bill be read the Second time
on Monday next.
A Bill for the Regulation, and better Government,
of the Company of Painters Stainers, was read the First
Resolved, &c. That this Bill be read the Second time
on Monday next.
An additional Bill to explain and supply the Act formerly made for regulating Corporations, was read the
The Question being put, That the Bill be committed;
The House was divided.
The Yeas went out.
|Sir Solo. Swale,
||Tellers for the Yeas:
|Sir John Corryton,
||With the Yeas,
|Sir John Talbott,
||Tellers for the Noes:
||With the Noes,
And so it was resolved in the Affirmative:
That the Bill be committed to Mr. Clifford, Mr. Solicitor General, Sir Tho. Strickland, Colonel Reames, Mr.
Hide, Mr. Heath, Sir Tho. Meres, Mr. Vaughan, Lord
Fanshaw, Sir Tho. Allen, Colonel Windham, Sir Job
Charleton, Sir Solo. Swale, Sir John Corryton, Sir Robert
Holt, Colonel Progers, Sir Clifford Clifton, Sir Tho.
Gower, Sir Fra. Goodrick, Sir Cha. Harbord, Sir Jervas
Clifton, Sir Edw. Masters, Mr. Waller, Sir Court. Poole,
Mr. Musgrace, Sir Edm. Peirse, Sir John Brampston,
Sir Edw. Walpoole, Sir Roger Bradshaigh, Sir John Duncombe, Sir John Knight, Colonel Legg, Sir Geo. Probert,
Sir John Shaw, Colonel Whitley, Colonel Kirkby, Lord
Cornebury, Dr. Burrell, Mr. Prideaux, Mr. Bulteele, Mr.
Trelawny, Mr. Milward, Colonel Fretchvile, Sir Hen.
Capell, Sir Rich. Oatcley, Sir Allen Apsley, Sir Fra.
Vincent, Colonel Phillips, Sir John Birkenhead, Sir
Winston Churchill, Mr. Hen. Coventry, Mr. Wm. Coventry, Sir Hen. North, Sir John Denham, Sir Tho. Higgons,
Mr. Westphaling, Mr. Scudamore, Sir Hump. Bennett, Sir
Anth. Cope, Sir Edw. Hungerford, Mr. Finch, Mr.
Seymour, Sir Thomas Dyke, Sir Rich. Braham, Sir Wm.
Terringham, Mr. Harbord: And all the Members of this
House, that come to the Committee, are to have Voices:
And they are to meet on Monday next, at Two of the
Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And
to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Committee of Trade.
Ordered, That Mr. Clifford's Report, from the Committee of Trade, be heard on Monday Morning at Ten
of the Clock.
The Sheriffs of the City of London, attending at the
Door, were called in to the Bar.
Mr. Sheriff Ryve did present a Petition, in the Name
of the Lord Mayor, Commonalty, and Citizens of the
City of London: Which he desired might be read, and
taken into Consideration.
Which Petition being received; and the Messengers
The Petition was read.
The Sheriffs, and Aldermen of London, being again
called in; Mr. Speaker did acquaint them, That the First
Part of their Petition did intimate an Apprehension, That
the City might lie under the Displeasure of the House:
It was a great Mistake; and he did assure them, from
the House, That they had an honourable and fair Esteem
of that City, as they did deserve. The other Part of the
Petition did desire, They might have Liberty to proceed in their Action depending in the Court of Common
Pleas, to try the Validity of their By Laws: He told
them, The House would not interrupt the Proceedings
of the Courts of Justice; but the Law should have its
Course. They well knew, That the House was trusted
with the Property of all the Commons of England, and
likewise with the lawful Privileges and Rights of the
City of London; and, if any thing should come before
them concerning those Matters, they would impartially
discharge their Trusts to them both.
A Petition of John Rosier Gentleman was read.
Ordered, That the said Petition be referred to the Committee to whom the additional Bill to explain and supply
the Act formerly made for regulating Corporations, is
Lord Strangford's Estate.
Ordered, That Major Walden, Sir Cirell Wych, Mr.
Edward Standley, and Mr. William Standley, be added
to the Committee, to whom the Lord Strangford's Bill
And then the House adjourned till Monday
Morning, Eight of the Clock.