Martis, 3 die Januarii; 4° Gulielmi et Mariæ.
SAMUELL Du Rosseau took the Oaths, at the
Table, appointed in order to his Naturalization.
Executing Justice in Wales.
Mr. Harley, according to Order, presented to the
House a Bill for the better Execution of Justice in the
Principality of Wales. And
The Bill was read the First time.
Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time.
Crown Office Proceedings.
A Bill to regulate Proceedings in the Crown Office of
the King's Bench at Westminster, was read the Second
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Mr. Arnold,
Sir Tho. Clarges, Mr. Attorney General, Mr. Christy,
Mr. Solicitor General, Sir Robert Cotton, Mr. Harley,
Mr. Russell, Mr. Freke, Sir Wm. Yorke, Mr. Thornhaugh,
Mr. Musgrave, Mr. Brewer, Mr. Holt, Mr. Hutchinson,
Sir Edward Chisnall, Sir Math. Andrews, Mr. Foley, Mr.
Price, Mr. Shackerly, Mr. Freeman, Mr. Hedger, Mr.
Lutterell, Mr. Hobby, Mr. Serjeant Wogan, Sir Sam.
Bernadiston, Mr. Lloyd, Mr. Willmott, Sir John Parsons,
Mr. Fenwick, Mr. Waller, Mr. Parsons, Mr. Thompson, Mr. England, Mr. Burdet, Sir Tho. Roberts, Mr.
Stokes, and all the Members that are of the Long
Robe: And they are to meet To-morrow in the Afternoon, at Four a Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber:
And they are impowered to send for Persons, Papers,
Ordered, That the Consideration of the Petition of the
Clerks of the Crown Office, which was formerly read,
and laid upon the Table, be referred to the Committee
to whom the Bill to regulate Proceedings in the Crown
Office of the King's Bench at Westminster, is committed.
Leave of Absence.
Ordered, That Mr. Gott have Leave to go into the
Country for Three Weeks, upon extraordinary Occasions.
Ordered, That Sir Francis Warr have Leave to go
into the Country for Three Weeks, upon extraordinary
Ordered, That Mr. Seymour have Leave to go into
the Country for a Fortnight, upon extraordinary Occasions.
Ordered, That Mr. Serjeant Thurban have Leave to
go into the Country for a Fortnight, for Recovery of
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Miles Cook, and
Sir Lacon Wm. Child;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have passed a Bill, intituled,
An Act to enable Sir John Wentworth, Baronet, an Infant under the Age of One-and-twenty Years, to make a
Jointure, and Settlement of his Manors and Lands in the
Counties of York and Westmorland: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
And also a Bill, intituled, An Act for the enabling Sir
William Mannock, Baronet, to charge his Estate, for the
raising his younger Childrens Portions: To which they
desire the Concurrence of this House.
And also a Bill, intituled, An Act to enable Richard
Walthall, Esquire, to sell Lands, for Payment of Portions
and Debts: To which they desire the Concurrence of
Ordered, That the Report from the Committee to
whom the Bill for the Importation of fine Sicilian and
Naples Thrown Silk over Land, was committed, be made
upon Friday Morning next, at Ten a Clock.
Ordered, That the Bill to make Perjury, in capital
Cases, Felony, without Benefit of Clergy, be read a Second
time upon Saturday Morning next, at Eleven a Clock.
Supply Bill; Land Tax.
Then the House, according to the Order of the Day,
resolved itself into a Committee of the whole House, to
consider further of the Bill for granting to their Majesties
an Aid of Four Shillings in the Pound for One Year.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Attorney General took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Mr. Attorney General reported, That they had made
a further Progress in the Matter to them referred; and
had directed him to move, That the Members of the
House might prepare and present Commissioners Names
to be inserted in the said Bill.
Ordered, That the Members of this House do, by
Thursday Morning next, Ten a Clock, prepare and present the Names of Commissioners for the several Counties, Cities, and Places, as is usual, to be inserted into
the said Bill.
Mr. Attorney General also acquainted the House,
That he was directed by the said Committee to move,
That they may have Leave to sit again.
Resolved, That this House will, upon Thursday Morning next, at Eleven a Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider further of the
said Bill: And that no other Matter be proceeded upon
Privilege of Members in Suits.
Resolved, That this House will, upon Monday Morning next, at Eleven a Clock, take into Consideration the
Report from the Committee appointed to consider how
the Privileges of the Members of this House, in relation
to Suits in Law and Equity, may be regulated and
Time for Conference appointed.
Colonel Granville acquaints the House, That he having, according to their Order, been to acquaint the Lords,
That this House doth agree to a free Conference with
their Lordships, upon the Subject Matter of the last
Conference, the Lords have appointed the said free Conference to be To-morrow Morning at Eleven a Clock,
in the Painted Chamber.
Resolved, That this House will, upon Tuesday Morning next, at Eleven a Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of the Petition
of the Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and Commonalty of
the City of London, concerning the Orphans of the said
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, Eight a Clock.