Sabbati, 11 die Februarii ;
4° Gulielmi et Mariæ.
A BILL to enable Tho. Goodwyn the younger to sell
some Lands for the Payment of Debts; and make
Provision for his Wife and Children; was read the
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Mr. Serjeant
Blincoe, Sir Tho. Grosvenor, Mr. Price, Sir Robert Cotton,
Mr. Bulkley, Mr. Boscowen, Colonel Titus, Sir Wm. York,
Mr. Hawtry, Sir Jo. Manwaring, Mr. Piggot, Mr.
Hobby, Mr. Deane, Mr. Travers, Mr. Lloyd, Mr. Holt,
Mr. Carter, Mr. Burdet, Mr. Glemham, Mr. Arnold,
Mr. Henley, Mr. Clark, Mr. Bence, Sir Wm. Honywood,
Mr. Waller, Mr. Bowyer, Mr. Mansell, Mr. Biddulph,
Mr. Parkhurst, Sir Walt. Young, Sir John Dorrell, Sir
Herb. Croft: And all the Members that serve for the
Counties of Warwick and Northampton: And they are
to meet at Four a Clock this Afternoon, in the Speaker's
A Petition of Agatha Pitt, Wife of Mathew Pitt,
Esquire, was read; setting forth, That there being now
in this House an ingrossed Bill from the Lords, to enable
Trustees to sell Part of the Lands and Tenements of
Math. Pit, Esquire, and Robert Pit, Gentleman, for
Payment of Debts; and to settle the rest of their Lands
upon the said Mathew and Robert, and the Wife of the
said Robert and their Issue; that there is no Provision
made for the Petitioner, though she brought a Fortune to
her said Husband, worth Two thousand Pounds; and the
very Leasehold Lands and Houses that she had before
Marriage, are, by the said Bill, to be sold; and praying
to be heard against the said Bill, before the same do
pass: And that such Provision be made her as the
House shall think reasonable.
Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Petition be
referred to the Committee to whom the Bill from the
Lords, intituled, An Act to enable Trustees to sell Part
of the Lands and Tenements of Mathew Pit, Esquire,
and Robert Pitt, Gentleman, for the Payment of Debts;
and to settle the rest of their Lands upon the said Math.
and Robert Pit, and the Wife of the said Robert and
their Issue, is committed.
Ordered, That the Report from the Committee, to
whom the Bill for the better Discovery, and more equal
Distribution, of Bankrupts Estates, is committed, be made
upon Wednesday Morning next, at Eleven a Clock.
Butter and Cheese Trade.
Ordered, That the ingrossed Bill to prevent Abuses in
Packing and Weighing of Butter and Cheese, be read the
Third time upon Monday Morning next, at Ten a Clock.
Prohibiting Trade with France.
A Bill for the Continuing the Acts for prohibiting all
Trade and Commerce with France, and for the Encouragement of Privateers, was read the Second time.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed, upon the Debate of the House, to Sir Chr. Musgrave, Mr. Wharton,
Sir John Dorrell, Mr. Cooke, Sir Fr. Molyneux, Mr. Dyot,
Mr. Hutchinson, Mr. Roberts, Mr. Slater, Mr. Stokes,
Mr. Norryes, Mr. Palmes, Mr. Gee, Mr. Mountague,
Lord Eland, Colonel Granville, Lord Norryes, Mr. Fenwick, Mr. Lutterell, Mr. Deane, Mr. Trelawny, Sir John
Guise, Mr. How, Mr. Arnold, Sir Tho. Mompesson, Mr.
Hawtry, Mr. Ryder, Sir Wm. Langham, Lord Pawlet,
Mr. Bockland, Mr. Henly, Mr. Clarke, Mr. Hedger, Sir
Mat. Andrews, Mr. England, Mr. Attorney General,
Mr. Fuller, Mr. Gwynn, Mr. Colson, Sir John Austin,
Mr. White, Mr. Burridge, Mr. Serjeant Trenchard, Sir
Walter Young, Mr. Blowfield, Sir Edward Abney, Mr.
Harcourt, Mr. Biddulph, Sir Tho. Littleton, Mr. Burdett,
Colonel Titus, Mr. Parkhurst, Mr. Bowyer, Captain
Churchill, Lord Cognisby, Mr. Harley, Lord Bellamont,
Sir Cha. Raleigh, Mr. Bedding field, Mr. Travers, Sir
John Moreton, Mr. Perry, Sir Hen. Johnson, Sir Jo.
Manwaring, Mr. Brewer, Sir Fran. Massam, and all
the Merchants that are Members of the House, and all
that serve for the Ports and Cinque Ports: And they are
to meet at Four a Clock this Afternoon, in the Speaker's
And it is to be an Instruction to the Committee, That
they give all possible Encouragement to Privateers, that
may consist with the Prohibition of the Trade with France.
Leave of Absence.
Ordered, That Mr. Parker have Leave to go into the
Country for Three Weeks, upon extraordinary Occasions.
An ingrossed Bill for encouraging the Apprehending
of Highwaymen, was read the Third time.
Resolved, That the Bill do pass: And that the Title
be, An Act for encouraging the Apprehending of Highwaymen.
Ordered, That Mr. Brewer, do carry the Bill to the
Lords; and desire their Concurrence thereunto.
A Message from the Lords by Sir Miles Cooke, and
The Lords have agreed to the Bill, intituled, An Act
to enable Sir Tho. Wroth, Baronet, to make a Jointure and
Settlement upon his Marriage, and to make a Provision
for his Sister, notwithstanding his being under the Age
of Twenty-one Years, without any Amendments:
And also to the Bill, intituled, An Act for reviving
Two former Acts of Parliament for the repairing the
Highways in the County of Hertford, without any
And also to the Bill, intituled, An Act for the Sale of
certain Manors, Messuages, Lands, and Hereditaments,
late the Estate of Fran. Osbaston, Esquire, deceased, for
the Payment of his Debts and Legacies, and raising Ten
thousand Pounds for the Portion of Mary Osbaston his
Daughter, chargeable upon the same Estate, without any
And then the Messengers withdrew.
Trade in Cities, &c.
Ordered, That the ingrossed Bill to prevent the Decay
of Trade in Cities, Corporations, and Market Towns,
be read the Third time, upon Wednesday Morning next,
at Ten a Clock.
Punishing Mutiny and Desertion.
Sir Richard Temple reported from the Committee of
the whole House, to whom the Bill for Punishing of Officers
and Soldiers who shall mutiny, or desert their Majesties
Service, and for punishing false Musters, and for settling
and paying of Quarters, was committed; the Bill, with
the Amendments made by the Committee: The which he
read in his Place, with the Coherence; and afterwards
delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the
same were once read throughout: And some of them, with
some other Amendments proposed to be made, and agreed
unto by the House, were agreed unto by the House.
And Clause B being read a Second time;
And the Question being put, That the House do agree
with the Committee in the said Amendment;
It passed in the Negative.
Ordered, That Sir Chr. Musgrave, Lieutenant General
Talmash, Sir Tho. Clarges, Colonel Earle, Sir Jos. Williamson, Colonel Godfry, Mr. Herbert, Sir Richard Temple,
Lord Ranelagh, Colonel Levison, Colonel Beaumont,
Colonel Trelawney, Mr. Fox, or any Five of them, do
prepare and bring in an ingrossed Clause, upon the Debate of the House, to be added to the Bill, upon the Third
A Clause was offered to be added to the Bill touching
And the same was twice read; and, with some
Amendments proposed, and agreed unto by the House,
was, upon the Question put thereupon, agreed to be
made part of the Bill.
A Clause was offered to be added to the Bill, That * *
And the Question being put, That the Clause be read
a Second time;
It passed in the Negative.
A Clause was offered to be added to the Bill, That no
Officers or Soldiers shall quarter their Wives, Children,
or Servants, in any House, by the Act appointed for that
Purpose, without the Consent of the Owner.
And the same was twice read; and, with some Amendments proposed, and agreed unto by the House, the
same was, upon the Question put thereupon, agreed unto
by the House, to be made part of the Bill.
A Clause was offered to be added to the Bill, against
pressing Carts and Waggons.
And the same was twice read, with Blanks for the Rates
of Carriages, which were filled up by the House; and,
with some other Amendments, were proposed, and agreed
unto by the House, to be made Part of the Bill.
Ordered, That the Bill, with the Amendments, be ingrossed.
Ways and Means.
Resolved, That this House will, upon Monday Morning next, at Eleven a Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider further of Ways
and Means for raising the Supply to be granted to their
Majesties, for the carrying on a vigorous War against
Ordered, That the ingrossed Bill for continuing Part of
the Act of Parliament, made in the First Year of their
Majesties Reign, for the better preventing the Exportation of Wool, and encouraging the Woolen Manufactures
of this Kingdom, be read the Third time, upon Tuesday
Morning next, immediately after the Report of the Election for the County of Essex.
East India Trade.
Resolved, That this House will, upon Wednesday Morning next, at Eleven a Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider further of the
Bill for preserving, regulating, and establishing the East
Resolved, That this House will, upon Thursday Morning next, at Ten 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, touching the Orphans of the said City.
Ordered, That all Committees be adjourned.
And then the House adjourned till Monday
Morning, Eight a Clock.