Sabbati, 7 die Januarii; 4° Gulielmi et Mariæ.
Profanation of the Lord's Day.
MR. Christy, according to Order, presented to the
House a Bill for the preventing the Profanation
of the Lord's Day. And the same was received.
A Bill for the settling a Jointure on the Wife of Anthony Danby, Esquire, and for making Provision for his
Brothers and younger Children, and for Payment of his
Debts, was read the Second time.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Mr. Bathurst,
Sir Robert Cotton, Mr. Waller, Mr. Tilney, Sir Jerv. Elwes,
Sir Tho. Mompesson, Mr. Goldwell, Mr. Burdett, Mr.
Hutchinson, Mr. Fenwick, Sir Robert Edon, Sir Steph.
Fox, Mr. Freeman, Mr. Pollen, Mr. Lampton, Sir Ralph
Carr, Mr. Blofeild, Mr. Etterick, Mr. How, Mr. England,
Mr. Staynes, Sir Edward Chisnall, Mr. Christy, Sir John
Key, Mr. Wilmot, Mr. Stokes, Mr. Faux, Mr. Price,
Mr. Cooke, and all the Members that serve for the
County of York: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Four of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.
A Petition of Isaack Savery, Gentleman, was read;
setting forth, That he having a good Prospect and Assurance of Advantage, by changing his Surname from
Savery to that of Seale, and to prevent all Doubts, and
praying Leave to bring in a Bill for that Purpose.
Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill, according to the Prayer of the said Petition.
An ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act
for the enabling Sir William Mannock, Baronet, to charge
his Estate, for the raising his younger Children Portions,
was read the First time.
Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time.
Leave of Absence.
Ordered, That Mr. Westerne have Leave to go into
the Country for Ten Days, upon extraordinary Occasions.
Ordered, That Sir Charles Wyndham have Leave to
go into the Country, upon extraordinary Occasions.
Sir Jonathan Jennings reported from the Committee
to whom the ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled,
An Act to enable Sir John Wentworth, Baronet, an
Infant under the Age of Twenty-one Years, to make
a Jointure out and Settlement of his Manors and Lands
in the Counties of York and Westmorland, was committed, That they had made several Amendments to the
Bill, which they had directed him to report to the House:
And which he read in his Place, with the Coherence;
and afterwards delivered in at the Clerk's Table: Where
the same were once read throughout; and are as followeth;
Press 1, L. 1, after "Wentworth," add "of North
Empsall in the County of York, Baronet."
L. 12, after "York," and before "and," add "and
in the County of the City of York."
In the Title, after "York," add "in the County of
the City of York."
The said Amendments were read afterwards a Second
time, one by one; and, upon the Question severally put
thereupon, agreed unto by the House.
The Bill was read the Third time.
Resolved, That the Bill do pass.
Ordered, That Sir Jonathan Jennings do carry the
Bill to the Lords; and acquaint them, That this House
hath agreed to the Bill, with the said Amendments: To
which Amendments this House desires their Lordships
Sir John Guise presented to the House a Bill for repealing Part of the Act made in the Thirtieth Year of
King Charles the Second, for Preservation of Fishing in
the River Severne. And the same was received.
Indemnity for acting in Defence of the Kingdom.
A Message from the Lords, by Mr. Justice Gregory
and Mr. Baron Turton:
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have passed a Bill, intituled,
An Act for preventing Suits against such as acted for their
Majesties Service in the Defence of the Kingdom: To
which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
And then the Messengers withdrew.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Miles Cook and
Sir Lacon William Child;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have agreed to the Bill, intituled, An Act to enable Alexander Popham, Esquire, to
settle a Jointure upon his Wife, and to make Provision
for younger Children, upon Receipt of Twelve thousand
Pounds Portion, to be applied for Payment of his Debts;
with some Amendments: To which Amendments they
desire the Concurrence of this House.
Defaulter discharged from Custody.
Ordered, That Mr. Pelham, in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms, for absenting himself from his Service in
this House, be discharged out of Custody, paying his
Supply Bill; Land Fax.
Mr. Attorney General, according to the Order of the
Day, reported from the Committee of the whole House,
to whom the Bill for granting to their Majesties an Aid
of Four Shillings in the Pound for One Year, was committed, That they had made several Amendments: Which
he read in his Place, with the Coherence; and afterwards
delivered in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same was
read once throughout: and several of them a Second
time, one by one; and, upon the Question put thereupon, agreed unto by the House.
The Lists of Commissioners for the Counties of Carnarvon and Merioneth being read a Second time;
Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Lists be
Then a Motion being made, and the Question being
put, That the further Consideration of the said Report be
adjourned till Monday Morning next, Eleven a Clock;
The House divided.
The Yeas go forth.
Tellers for the Yeas,
Tellers for the Noes,
|Sir H. Ashurst:
So it was resolved in the Affirmative.
And then the House adjourned till Monday
Morning, Eight a Clock.