Mercurii, 25 die Januarii, 16 Car. IIdi.
A PETITION of the Inhabitants of Burkington in
the County of Yorke, was read.
Ordered, That Leave be given for bringing in a Bill
for the Repairing and Maintaining of Burlington Pier.
Bricks and Tiles.
A Bill for the true Making of Brick and Tile was
The Question being put, That the Bill be read a
It passed in the Negative.
The House being informed, That some Writs, heretofore issued for electing new Members to serve in Parliament, have miscarried;
Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do attend the Lord High
Chancellor of England, and desire him, that he would be
pleased to give Order, That, when any Writs for electing
new Members are sealed, the same be delivered to the
proper Officer for executing such Writs; or, in case he
be not in Town, then to one of the Knights that serve for
the County into which the Writ shall issue.
A Bill to supply Defects, and to enlarge a former Act
for the better Relief of the Poor, was read the Second
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Sir Robert
Atkins, Sir Lanc. Lake, Mr. Morrice, Sir Clifford Clifton, Sir Tho. Allan, Sir Hump. Winch, Sir Tho. Meres,
Sir Tho. Gower, Sir Job Charleton, Sir John Brampston,
Mr. Crouch, Mr. Pepis, Sir Allan Apsley, Sir Roger Bradshaigh, Mr. Hobby, Sir John Monson, Mr. Trevor, Sir
John Heath, Mr. Finch, Sir Tho. Tompkins, Sir Tho. Higgons, Lord Fanshaw, Sir Robert Howard, Lord Richardson, Mr. Waller, Mr. Gyles Hungerford, Mr. Pryn, Sir
Wm. Lowther, Sir Phillip Warwick, Sir John Birkenhead,
Mr. Rigby, Sir Solo. Swale, Sir John Knight, Sir Wm.
Doyley, Mr. Pleydwell, Mr. Boscawen, Sir John Goodrick, Sir James Smith, Mr. Street, Mr. Jay, Sir Wm.
Fleetwood, Mr. Hardes, Sir Edm. Pye, Mr. Vaughan, Sir
Winst. Churchill, Sir Tho. Lee, Sir Hen. Herbert, Sir
Geo. Ryve, Mr. Onslow: And they are to meet Tomorrow at Two of the Clock, in the Exchequer Chamber:
And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records: And
they are to take an Account, what Money has been
raised, in pursuance of the former Act; and how it has
been employed: And to report the Matter to the House.
The House being informed, That the Bill for taking
away Damage Cleere was miscarried, and not to be found;
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee to
which the Bill for taking away Damage Cleere was committed, to inquire how the said Bill came to be miscarried: And that a Copy of the said Bill be read Tomorrow Morning.
London, &c. Assessment.
The House did then resume the Debate touching the
Five hundred Pounds Ease given to the City of London.
The Question being put, That the Sum of Five hundred Pounds per mensem be abated to the City of London,
over and above the One hundred Pounds per mensem
already abated unto them, out of the Forty thousand
The House was divided.
The Yeas went out.
|Sir Jo. Frederick,
||Tellers for the Yeas:
||With the Yeas,|
|Sir John Talbott,
||Tellers for the Noes:
|Sir Lanc. Lake,
||With the Noes,
And so it was resolved in the Affirmative.
Resolved, &c. That the Sum of Two hundred Fifty
Pounds, Part of the Five hundred Pounds taken off
from the City of London, be added to the Medium of the
County of Middlesex and Westminster, without Offices.
Resolved, That One hundred Twenty-five Pounds, Part
of the remaining Sum of Two hundred and Fifty Pounds,
be added to the Medium of the City of London, in respect
Resolved, &c. That One hundred Twenty-five Pounds,
other Part of the remaining Sum of Two hundred and
Fifty Pounds, be added to the Medium of the County
of Middlesex and Westminster, in respect of Offices.
Resolved, That the Blank for the City of London, with
St. Martin's le Grand, be filled up with the Sum of Five thousand Ninety-one Pounds Eleven Shillings and Four-pence.
Resolved, That the Blank for the County of Middlesex
be filled up with the Sum of Two Thousand Two hundred Forty Pounds Ten Shillings.
Ordered, That all Committees which were to sit this
Afternoon, be adjourned; and do sit To-morrow at Two
of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Place formerly appointed.
Bricks and Tiles.
Ordered, That these Members following be added to the
Committee to whom the Bill for the true Making of Brick
and Tile is committed; viz. Sir Hump. Winch, Mr. Evelyn, Mr. Goring, Mr. James, Sir Rich. Oateley, Sir John
Talbott, Sir John Coryton, Mr. Garraway, Mr. Packer,
Mr. Sandys, Mr. Scawen.