Sabbati, 21 die Januarii, 16 Car. IIdi.
A PETITION of Sir Henry Heron, Knight of the
Bath, was read.
Resolved, &c. That this Petition be referred to the Consideration of the same Committee to whom the Bill for
satisfying a just Debt, due to Colonel Richard Kirkby,
was committed: And that Sir William Killigrew, Sir Richard Braham, and Mr. Stanley, be added to the Committee.
Act of Oblivion, &c.
A Bill to explain the Act of Oblivion, for Relief of
Creditors, in relation to Outlawries, and Forfeitures of
Debts, was read the First time.
Resolved, &c. That this Bill be read the Second time
on Monday Morning next.
Bricks and Tiles.
A Bill for the true Making of Brick and Tile, was
read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That this Bill be committed to Sir Hen.
Herbert, Sir Hen. Capell, Sir Lanc. Lake, Sir Anth. Irby,
Sir Winst. Churchill, Sir Robert Atkins, Sir Tho. Gowre,
Sir Tho. Allan, Mr. Rigby, Sir William Gawdy, Sir Rich.
Francklyn, Sir Rich. Ford, Sir Edm. Bowyer, Mr. Morrice, Sir John Goodrick, Sir Solo. Swale, Sir John Denham, Colonel Gilby, Sir Cha. Harbord, Sir Row. Berkley,
Sir Tho. Clifford, Sir Rich. Braham, Sir Clifford Clifton,
Mr. Chetwyne, Mr. Hatton, Colonel Robinson, Sir Tho.
Tompkins, Mr. Seymour, Sir Edw. Masters, Sir Tho. Meres,
Mr. Coventry, Mr. Attorney of the Duchy, Mr. Milward, Mr. Westphaling, Mr. Aldworth, and all the Members of this House that serve for the City of London, and
the several Counties of Middlesex, Surrey, Kent, Essex,
and Hartford: 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.
Ordered, That the Report concerning the Two Towns
of Great and Little Yarmouth, be heard on Tuesday
Ordered, That the additional Bill for the further
Relief of the Poor be read on Monday Morning next.
Ordered, That the Bill for levying Forfeitures on Vintners, and other Retailers of Wine, Beer, and Ale, be
read on Monday Morning next.
Bricks and Tiles.
Ordered, That the other Bill, concerning the true Making of Brick and Tile, be read on Monday Morning.
Ordered, That the Report concerning the Victuallers
of the Navy, be heard on Monday Morning next.
Ways and Means.
Sir Philip Warwick reports from the Committee to
which it was referred to bring in a Medium of Wales,
That the Committee had met, and agreed a Medium:
Which he delivered in at the Clerk's Table.
Mr. Pepis reports from the Committee to whom the
Difference between the City of London and the City of
Westminster, concerning St. Martyn's Le Grand, Whether
it is chargeable to pay their Tax with the City of London,
or Liberty of Westminster; .... having, according to Order,
met the Nineteenth Day of December 1664, and sent for
Persons, Papers, and Records, examined the Matter of
Fact; and find, by the Subsidy Books belonging to the
City of London, it to be as followeth:
That St. Martyn's Le Grand, and St Leonard Parish,
in the Ward of Aldersgate, were taxed in the Subsidy in
London, in the High Book for Lands, in the Year 1585,
1587, 1591, 1594, 1598, 1599, 1600, 1601, 1602,
1604, 1606, 1607, 1608, 1609, 1610.
In their Low Books, 1620, 1624, 1625.
And in primo Car. Iml. 4° Car. I. 4° Car. I.
And to the Royal Subsidy in both, the Payments
thereof, 1640, 1641, 1642.
And to the Ship Money Tax, 17th December 10 Car. I.
and 10th of December 1634.
The City of Westminster shewed, that St. Martyn's
Le Grand had paid to Westminster the Eighteen Months
Tax, and the Four last Subsidies, only.
It was agreed by the City of Westminster, that the Inhabitants of St. Martyn's Le Grand were rated in London
in all Rates, except the Eighteen Months Tax, and the
Four last Subsidies, which was paid to Westminster.
No Proof at all made of any other Taxes paid by St.
Martyn's Le Grand to Westminster.
The Question being put, To agree with the Committee
in the Report; and that St. Martyn's Le Grand ought
to pay their Taxes with the City of London;
It was resolved in the Affirmative.
And then the House resolved into a Committee of the
whole House, to proceed on the Bill for the King's
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Sir Robert Atkins took the Chair.
Mr. Speaker again took the Chair.
Sir Robert Atkins reports, That the Committee of the
whole House had gone through the Bill for his Majesty's
Supply; and had made some Amendments, which he
was ready to report to the House.
Bills from Lords.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Just. Lewyn and
Sir Mondeford Brampston;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent you down Two
Bills: The one intituled, An Act to enable Henry Lord
Loughborough to make the River and Sewer navigable,
from or near Bristow Causey in the County of Surrey,
into the River of Thames; and the other intituled, An
Act to enable Trustees for the Lord Strangford to sell
Lands, for Payment of Debts: To both which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
And have also commanded us to acquaint you, That
they do concur with this House in the Bill of Sir Edw.
Hungerford, without any Alteration.
The House being informed, That the Sheriffs of London attended at the Door of the House, gave Command
they should be called in.
And, being called in to the Bar of the House, they
did acquaint Mr. Speaker, That the Lord Mayor and
the City of London had commanded them to attend the
House with a Petition from the City; which they humbly
desired might be read, and taken into Consideration.
And the Sheriffs being withdrawn;
The Question being put, That the Petition be read;
It was resolved in the Affirmative.
And the Petition was accordingly read.
And the Sheriffs being again called in to the Bar of
the House; Mr. Speaker did acquaint them, That the
House had heard their Petition read; and would, in due
Time, take the same into further Consideration.
Ordered, That the Report of Sir Robert Atkins, from
the Committee of the whole House for his Majesty's
Supply, be heard upon Monday Morning next, at Ten
of the Clock.