Martis, 2 die Julii, 1678.
AN ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, intituled,
An Act to enable Thomas Platir Gentleman to
sell Lands, for Payment of Debts charged upon the
same; and reimbursing him such Sums of Money as he
hath or shall lay out, in repairing the Breaches made by
the Inundation of the Sea, and keeping the Waters out,
was read the First time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be read a Second time.
Preventing Champerty, &c.
Serjeant Seis reports from the Committee to whom
the Bill concerning Champerty and Maintenance, several
Amendments agreed by the Committee, to be made to
the Bill: Which he read in his Place; and afterwards
delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the
same were twice read; and, upon the Question, agreed.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill, with the Amendments
agreed to, be ingrossed.
The Members that were appointed to manage the free
Conference, did attend the same.
And being returned;
Rights of Commons in granting Money.
Ordered, That the Members who did manage the
Conference, or any Three of them, do prepare and draw
up a State of the Rights of the Commons in Granting of
Money; with the Reasons and Proceedings that were
offered and had at the Conferences: And they are to
consider how the Rights of this House may be asserted;
and also of the Methods and Manners of Proceedings in
Conferences between the Two Houses: And they are to
meet this Afternoon in the Speaker's Chamber.
Bills sent from Lords.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Samuel Clerk and
Sir Lacon William Childe;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent you down several
Bills; One intituled, An Act to prevent the unlawful
Coursing, Hunting, Killing, Selling, or Buying of Deer;
another intituled, An Act to prevent Abuses in returning
of Jurors; another intituled, An Act for registering Certificates of the Deceases, Burials, Marriages, and Issue
of the Nobility and Gentry of England; another intituled,
An Act to enable Trustees to sell Mr. Thomas Thorisby's
Lands, for Payment of Debts, and other Uses: To which
they desire the Concurrence of this House: And have
commanded us to acquaint you, That they have agreed
to the Bill, sent from this House, intituled, An Act for
making Part of the Parish of St. Martin's in the Fields a
new Parish, to be called by the Name of St. Ann, within
the Liberty of Westminster, without any Amendment.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, Eight of the Clock.