Mercurii, 11 die Octobris, 17 Car. IIdi.
Preventing the Plague.
RESOLVED, &c. That a Committee be appointed
to inspect the Act of primo Jacobi, concerning the
Plague; and to prepare and bring in an Act to supply
the Defects of that Act; and to provide Remedies to
prevent the Spreading of the Contagion: And that it be
referred to Sir Lancelott Lake, Sir Robert Atkins, Sir
Wm. Lowther, Mr. Yorke, Mr. Milward, Mr. Heath,
Sir Tho. Allen, Sir Tho. Dolman, Mr. Kendall, Sir Tho.
Littleton, Mr. Chowne, Mr. Crouch, Sir John Denham,
or any Five of them: And they are to meet this Afternoon, at Two of the Clock, in the Divinity School: And
to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Resolved, &c. That it be referred to Mr. Yorke, Mr.
Pryn, Mr. George, Sir Lan. Lake, Mr. Crowch, Sir
Wm. Lowther, and Mr. Milward, or any Three of
them, to peruse the Bills which had Dependance last
Session; and to present such as are of most Consequence
to be dispatched.
Committee of Privileges.
Ordered, That a Committee of Elections and Privileges
be appointed of the Members following; viz. Lord
Gorge, Lord Cornbury, Mr. Steward, Mr. Pryn, Sir
Tho. Allen, Mr. Milward, Sir Hen. Worsley, Sir John
Harrison, Mr. Tho. Coventry, Mr. Solicitor General
Lord Fitzharding, Sir Wm. Haywood, Sir Rich. Temple,
Mr. Yorke, Sir Allen Brodrick, Mr. Boscowen, Sir Allen
Appesley, Serjeant Maynard, Colonel Strangwayes, Mr.
Scudamore, Sir Robert Howard, Colonel Robert Phillipps,
Mr. Noell, Sir Edm. Pearse, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Edw.
Massy, Sir Lan. Lake, Sir Wm. Fleetwood, Sir John
Duncomb, Mr. Francis Finch, Sir Robert Atkins, Mr.
Aldworth, Sir Tho. Dolman, Mr. Robert Crooke, Sir
Philip Warwick, Mr. Collins, Sir Rich. Francklyn, Sir
John Ernly, Mr. Phillipps, Sir John Nicholas, Sir Robert
Carr, Sir Geo. Courthop, Sir Tho. Gower, Mr. Taylor,
Sir Edw. Bish, Colonel Phillipps Mr. Waller, Colonel
Wyndham, Mr. Marvell, Sir Geo. Downing, Sir Rich.
Maleverer, Sir Tho. Littleton, Sir Rich. Oatley, Sir John
Knight, Colonel Legg, Sir Wm. Smith, Mr. Garaway,
Sir Cyrill Wych, Sir Edm. Pooly, Sir Will. Drake, Sir
John Holman, Mr. Ashburnham, Mr. Pleydall, Mr.
Roberts, Mr. Chichesley, Mr. Lawr. Hyde, Mr. Hobby,
Mr. Wren, Sir Tho. Lee, Sir Nicholas Steward, Sir Nic.
Carew, Sir Hen. Lee, Sir Wm. Coventry, Sir Wm. Kelligrew, Sir Winston Churchill, Sir John Talbot, Mr. Taylor,
Sir Hen. Wood, Mr. Daniell, Mr. Heath, Mr. Lowe,
Sir John Birkenhead, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Mr. Herbert,
Sir Nich. Crispe, Mr. Spencer, Mr. Tulse, Mr. Lovelace,
Sir Rob. Holte, Mr. Thurban, Sir Geo Stonehouse, Sir
Francis Clarke, Sir Marm. Darcy, Mr. Bullen Reames,
Sir Rich. Braham, Mr. Glascock, Mr. Hyde, Mr. Vice
Chamberlain, Mr. George, Sir Allen Brodrick, Sir John
Pelham, Sir John Napper, Mr. Pitts, Colonel Lane,
Mr. Progers, Mr. Treasurer, Colonel Strangwayes, Mr.
Choone, Mr. Kendall, Mr. Clarke, Mr. Barnaby, Lord
Ancram, Sir Rob. Paston, Sir Rich. Maleverer, Serjeant
Charleton, Mr. Coleman, Sir Richard Powle, Sir Hen.
Newton, Sir Charles Cotterell, Sir Edw. Thurland.
Resolved, &c. That this Committee do meet To-morrow
at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the * School;
and every Tuesdays and Thursdays at Two of the Clock,
in the Place before-mentioned: And do take into Consideration all such Matters as shall or may come in
Question, touching Returns, Elections, and Privileges;
and to proceed upon double Returns in the first Place;
and report their Proceedings to the House. And all
Persons that will question double Returns already made,
are to do it in Fourteen Days next; and so in Fourteen
Days after any new Return shall be brought in. And
the Committee is to have Power to receive Petitions; and
to send for Witnesses, Papers, and Records, for their
Information; and to make Report of any Matter which
may concern Breach of Privilege. And all Members that
are returned for Two or more Places, are to make their
Elections by This-day-three-weeks, for which of the
Places they will serve; provided there be no Question
upon the Return for the Place. And if any thing shall
come in Question, touching the Return, or Matter of
Privilege, of any Member of this Committee, such
Member is to withdraw from the Committee, during the
Time the Matter which concerns himself is in Debate.
Ordered, That the Grand Committee for Religion do
sit every Monday at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon,
in the House.
Ordered, That the Grand Committee for Grievances
do sit every Wednesday in the Afternoon at Two of the
Clock, in the House.
Ordered, That the Grand Committee for Trade do sit
every Friday in the Afternoon at Two of the Clock, in
Ordered, That the Grand Committee for Courts of
Justice do sit every Saturday in the Afternoon at Two of
the Clock, in the House.
The House then took into Debate the Matter of his
Majesty's Speech, and Supply.
Resolved, &c. That a present additional Supply shall
be given to his Majesty, suitable to his Occasions.
Resolved, &c. That the Proportion of the King's
Supply shall be named here in the House.
Resolved, &c. That the Sum of Twelve hundred and
Fifty thousand Pounds shall be given to his Majesty, for
his present Supply.
Resolved, &c. That the Sum of Twelve hundred and
Fifty thousand Pounds, for his Majesty's Supply, shall
be raised by a proportionable Addition to the monthly
Assessment, to begin at Christmas next.
Ordered, That Mr. Solicitor General do forthwith
prepare and bring in a Bill, in parsuance of the Votes
for his Majesty's Supply.
Lords agree to Votes.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir William Childe and
Sir Nat. Hobart;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have commanded us to acquaint you, That they do concur in the Two Votes conceived by this House: And have resolved to go in a full
Body; and desire that this House would accompany
them, to present the Votes to his Majesty: And, to that
End, will send to know his Majesty's Pleasure, When he
will be attended; and will give Notice thereof to this
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, Eight of the Clock.