Mercurii, 11 November 1691; 3° Gulielmi et Mariæ.
ORDERED, That Mr. Bull, Sir Edw. Seymor, Mr.
Langton, Mr. Trenchard, Mr. Dyet, Mr. Fuller,
Mr. Jervoise, Mr. Thornhaugh, Mr. Pitt, Sir Tho. Travell,
Mr. Bowyer, Mr. Cooke, Mr. England, Mr. Buscawen,
Mr. Chetwyn, be added to the Committee to whom it is
referred to consider of the former Laws for Enlarging
and Amending of the Highways; and to consider of their
Defects; and to bring in a Bill for the better Enlarging
and Amending of Highways, as well in Towns as Counties. And it is to be an Instruction to the said Committee, That they prepare and bring in a Clause to
impower the Justices of Peace at the Quarter Sessions,
to settle the Rates of Waggoners and Carriers.
Recovery of Tythes.
Mr. Christie presented to the House, according to
Order, a Bill for the more speedy and easy Recovery of
small Tythes. And the same was received.
The said Bill was read the First time.
Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time.
Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill for
the better Improvement of the Woolen Manufacture.
Beckman's &c. Nat.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Miles Cooke, and
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have passed a Bill, intituled,
An Act for the Naturalizing Sir Martyn Beckman,
Knight, and others: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
And then the Messengers withdrew.
Tryals for Treason.
Then the House, according to the Order of the Day,
resolved itself into a Committee of the whole House, to
consider of the Bill for Regulating of Tryals, in Cases of
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Sir Tho. Littleton took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Sir Tho. Littleton reported from the said Committee,
That they had gone through the Bill, and made several
Amendments thereunto: Which they had directed him
to report to the House.
Ordered, That the said Report of the Bill and Amendments be made upon Friday Morning next, at Ten a
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, Nine of the Clock.