Die Sabbati, 24 Novembris, 18 Car. IIdi.
ORDERED, That Sir Gilbert Talbott, Mr. Ford,
Mr. Robarts, Sir Richard Everard, Sir James Smith,
Mr. Fowell, Sir Thomas Higgons, Mr. Hender Robarts,
be added to the Committee to which the Bill concerning
Mrs. Pride is committed.
Committee of Grievances.
Ordered, That the Committee of Grievances do sit
on Monday next, in the Afternoon.
Ordered, That the Committee of Grievances have
Leave to sit every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday in
Mr. Ratcliffe reports from the Committee to which the
Bill for making Provisions for such as shall be infected
with the Plague, was committed, several Amendments,
agreed by the Committee to be made to the Bill: Which
he read, with the Coherence; and after, delivered the
same in at the Clerk's Table.
And the Amendments being twice read; and, on the
Question, severally agreed, until the Amendment to the
Twenty-fifth Folio of the Bill;
And a Debate arising on That Amendment, in relation
to the Preference of the Vice Chancellor of the University
of Cambridge before the Mayor, who is named first in
The Question being put, To agree with the Committee
in that Point of the Amendment;
The House was divided.
The Noes went out.
||For the Yeas,
|Sir Thom. Tompkins,
||For the Noes,
And so it passed in the Negative.
And the Amendment was rectified; and the Vice
Chancellor inserted before the Mayor; and, with the
Alteration, on the Question, agreed to.
And the rest of the Amendments were twice read;
and, upon the Question, severally agreed.
A Proviso was tendered, and twice read, for making
the Bill temporary.
Resolved, &c. That the Proviso be agreed to, and made
Part of the Bill.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill, with . . . Amendments
agreed to, be ingrossed.
Importing Cattle, &c.
A Message from the Lords by Sir Mundeford
Brampston and Sir Nathaniell Hobart;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have returned you the Bill
against Importing of Cattle from Ireland, and other Parts
beyond the Seas, and Fish taken by Foreigners, with some
Amendments: To which they desire the Concurrence of
Ordered, That the Amendments, sent from the Lords,
to the Bill against Importing of Cattle from Ireland, and
other Parts beyond the Seas, and Fish taken by Foreigners,
be taken into Consideration on Tuesday next.
Priests and Jesuits.
Mr. Hungerford reports from the Committee for
suppressing the Insolency of Popish Priests, That an
Information being given in at the Committee, That Sir
Phillip Howard, a Member of this House, had sent for
one Anthony de Leure; and reproached him for changing
his Religion; and advised him to return to his Convent
in France; and to encourage him therein, promised to
supply him with Money; and would recommend him to
some Priest at Somerset House; and told him, If he staid
here, he would become beggarly and miserable, and find
no Relief; That the Committee had summoned the said
de Leure, and the Two Frenchmen in whose Presence the
said Words were pretended to be spoken by the said Sir
Phillip Howard: That the Two Frenchmen had attended
the Committee; and being examined, utterly denied any
such Words were ever spoken by Sir Phillip Howard in
their Presence: And the said de Leure refused to attend
the Committee, but is absented, and cannot be found:
And that the Committee, upon the whole Matter, were
satisfied, That de Leure is an Impostor, and a Knave;
and that the whole Information was a Lye: And had
passed this Vote;
That the Words, spoken by d' Lheure of Sir Phillip
Howard, were a Lye, and a false Scandal.
Resolved, &c. That this House doth agree with the
Committee, That the Words, spoken by d'Lheure of
Sir Phillip Howard, were a Lye, and a false Scandal.
Ordered, That the Serjeant at Arms do apprehend
and take into Custody the said Anthony d' Leure, if he
can find him; to answer his Abuse and Misdemeanor
against Sir Phillip Howard, a Member of this House.
The House then resumed the Debate of the King's
Resolved, &c. That the Clergy be rated in the Poll Bill
for their Titles and Dignities.
The Bill for raising Part of the One Million Eight
hundred thousand Pounds Supply for his Majesty, by a
Poll Bill, was read the First time.
Resolved, &c. That this Bill be read the Second time
on Monday next.
Ordered, That Mr. Langhorne, Mr. Speccot, Sir Robert
Mason, Sir Robert Worsley, Mr. Jones, Sir Fran. Leake,
be added to the Committee of Elections.