Mercurii, 5 die Martii, 1672.
ORDERED, That the Committee to which the Bill
to prevent the Stealing and Transporting of Children
and others, was committed, be revived; and do sit this
Afternoon, at Two of the Clock.
An ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, to prevent
Frauds in the Transportation of Wool, was read a
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Sir Trevor Williams, Col. Sands, Mr. Wood, Mr. Tho. Morrice,
Mr. Gwynn, Sir John Hotham, Mr. Buscowen, Sir Joseph
Ash, Mr. Faunt, Mr. Morgan, Sir John Pettus, Mr.
Cornwall, Mr. Hopkins, Sir Wm. Coventry, Colonel
Titus, Mr. Price, Mr. Morrice, Mr. Stockdale, Mr. Buscowen, Mr. Spry, Sir Thom. Peyton, Colonel Williams,
Sir Rich. Everard, Mr. Hobby, Sir Anthony Irby, Mr.
Noell, Mr. Onslow, Mr. Hampden, Mr. Noseworthy, Mr.
Knowles, Colonel Gilby, Lord Richardson, Mr. Cordell,
Sir John Newton, Sir Wm. Hickman, Sir Fran. Clerke, Mr.
Powle, Lord Cornbury, Mr. Cornewallis, Doctor Arris,
Mr. Broxholme, Mr. Westphaling, Mr. Wright, Mr. Wareing, Sir Ralph Banckes, Sir John Moreton, Sir John Brampston, Mr. Norton: And all that come are to have Voices:
And they are to meet on Friday next, at Two of the
Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber; and
to take the Bill into Consideration to prevent the Transportation of Wool out of the Kingdom of Ireland: And
to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Highways and Streets.
Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill for
the Repairing the Highways and Streets of the Out
Parishes adjoining to the City of London.
Sir John Trevor reports from the Committee to which
the Bill, sent from the Lords, for Confirming an Award,
made by Sir Orlando Bridgman Knight and Baronet,
late Lord Keeper of the Great Seal of England, for the
ending of all Differences in the Family of Sir Thomas
Woolrich Knight and Baronet, deceased; and to enable
John Woolrich Esquire, and his Heirs, to execute the
Powers of the said Award mentioned; That the Commmittee had met, and carefully perused the Bill; and
considered of the Award thereby confirmed; and had
returned the Bill, without any Amendment.
Earl of Salisbury's Estate.
A Bill, sent from the Lords, to enable James Earl of
Salisbury, to let Leases of certain Lands and Tenements,
for any Term not exceeding Forty Years, was read a First
Ordered, That this Bill be read a Second time.
Ordered, That the Report of the Matter concerning
the Election for Wickham, between Sir William Egerton
and Sir John Burlace, be heard To-morrow Morning.
Dutchy of Cornwall Leasing.
Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill to
enable his Majesty to make Leases of his Dutchy Lands
Abuses in Elections.
Ordered, That the Committee for the Bill for preventing Abuses in electing Members to serve in Parliament,
be revived and do sit this Afternoon: And that these
Persons following be added to the Committee; viz. Sir
John Newton, Sir Philip Musgrave, Sir Thomas Allen,
Mr. Boscowen, Mr. Morrice, Sir Charles Harbord, Mr.
Maynard, Mr. Finch, Sir Foulke Lucy, Sir Thomas
Clergis, Sir Lancelot Lake, Sir John Talbott, Mr. Daniell,
Sir Geo. Fletcher, Mr. Crouch, Mr. Dowdeswell, Sir Rich.
Barnham, Sir Rowland Berkley, Sir Lancelot Lake, Mr.
Morgan, Mr. Henley, Mr. Swanton, Sir Solomon Swale,
Sir Edw. Masters, Sir Norton Knatchbold, Sir John
Barnaby, Sir Francis Clarke, Mr. Hopkins, Sir John
Roll, Sir Edward Massey, Mr. Ash, Mr. Noell, Sir
Robert Carre, Mr. Phillipps: And all that come to have
Poor Children Apprentices.
An ingrossed Bill concerning Apprentices and Servants
Wages, was read the Third time.
A Proviso, for making That Part of the Bill which relates to Servants Wages temporary, was tendered, and
Thrice read: And, upon the Question, agreed to be
made Part of the Bill.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill do pass: And that the Title
be, An Act concerning Apprentices and Servant Wages.
A Bill to enable Sir Robert Williams Baronet, to make
Leases for One-and-twenty Years, or Three Lives, for
Education, Maintenance, and raising of Portions for his
Three Daughters, and younger Son, was read the Second
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Sir John
Trevor, Sir Trevor Williams, Sir Solomon Swale, Mr. Morrice, Sir Launcelot Lake, Mr. Finch, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir
Charles Harbord, Mr. Newport, Sir Robert Howard,
Mr. Morrice, Sir Courtney Poole, Sir Thomas Allen,
Sir Richard Francklyn, Sir John Knight, Sir Heneage
Finch, Sir Wm. Strode, Mr. Hopkins, Sir Lancelot
Lake, Mr. Westphaling, Mr. Chetwyn, Sir John Talbot,
Sir Nich. Carey, Sir John Morton, Sir Philip Musgrave,
Colonel Gilby, Mr. Dowdeswell, Mr. Crouch, Sir Hugh
Windham, Sir Gilbert Talbot, Sir Thomas Meeres, Doctor
Burwell, Sir Foulke Lucy, Mr. Lucy, and all the Members
that serve for the Six Northern Counties of Wales: And
they are to meet on Monday, at Two of the Clock, in
the Duchy Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers,
A Message from the Lords, by Sir William Child and
Sir Tim. Baldwyn;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent you down a Bill for
transferring the Interest of a Term of Years in certain
Manors and Lands, late of . . . Robert Berkley Knight,
deceased, and Payment of Portions appointed to his
Grandchildren: To which they desire the Concurrence
of this House.
Ordered, That all the Merchants that are Members,
and all that serve for the Port Towns, be added to the
Committee for the Bill concerning Coinage.
Highways and Streets.
A Bill for repairing the Highways and Streets of the
Out Parishes, was read.
Ordered, That the said Bill be read a Second time.
Preventing Growth of Popery.
The Bill to prevent the Growth of Popery was read.
Ordered, That the said Bill be read a Second time
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, Eight of the Clock.