DIE Veneris, 10 die Novembris.
PRAYERS, by Mr. Warde.
Domini præsentes fuerunt:
Comes Manchester, Speaker.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Message from the H. C. with an Ordinance.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Vassall, &c.; who brought up an Ordinance for reimbursing Four Thousand Pounds by the
City of London, for the further carrying on of the
Treaty, wherein their Lordships Concurrence is desired.
(Here enter it.)
Read, and Agreed to.
The Answer returned was:
That this House agrees to this Ordinance now brought
Message to the H. C. to revoke the Bp. of Exeter's Leave to go to the King;—and with the Ordinance concerning Contractors for Bishops Lands.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Doctor Heath and Mr. Eltonbeade:
To let them know, that this House, considering that
Doctor Brownrigg late Bishop of Exeter is under Restraint, and so uncapable to go to the King, in regard
that there is a Vote of both Houses that no Person
under Restraint shall attend the King; therefore this
House thinks it fit to revoke his Leave formerly given
him, and desire their Concurrence therein.
2. To deliver to them the Ordinance concerning
Contractors of Bishops Lands, and desire their Concurrence in the Addition.
Ely to be instituted to Shrewsbury.
Ordered, That Doctor Aylett give Institution and
Induction unto Ro. Ely Clerk, to the Vicarage of Sb'ew'bury, in Com. Salop; salvo Jure cujuscunque: Great Seal.
Upon reading the Petition of Francis Jennings:
It is Ordered, This House leaves the Business to
the Proceedings in the Chancery.
Barley to be attached, for using his Brewhouse in Long Acre.
Upon reading the Affidavit of John Blewett; shewing,
"That one Barley goes on in brewing, in the newerected House which he lately built in Long-acre,
in Contempt of the Order of this House:"
It is Ordered, That the said Barley shall be attached
as a Delinquent, and brought before the Lords in Parliament forthwith, to answer his said Contempt.
King's Answers to the Propositions.
The House was adjourned into a Committee during
Pleasure, to consider of the King's Answer to the Propositions, to see how far the King hath given Satisfaction,
and wherein not.
The House being resumed;
It is Ordered, To have a Committee; and to send
to the House of Commons, that they would appoint
a Committee of their House to join, to peruse all the
King's Papers, and see where the Difference is. And
the Speaker to draw up the Heads of the Powers
against To-morrow, to be offered at a Conference.
"Some Offers having been made to the Contractors,
in the Beginning of their Sitting, by immediate
Tenants (fn. *) "
Order to reimburle 4000 l. to the City lent by them for the Treaty.
"The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament,
being desirous to borrow of the City of London the
Sum of Four Thousand Pounds, to be employed for
the further carrying on of the Treaty, do hereby ordain and declare, That all and every Person and Persons that shall advance the same, or any Sum or Sums
of Money towards the Raising thereof, shall be re-paid
(so much as he or they shall lend) out of the Grand
Excise, in Course, and out of the Moiety of all Compositions made or to be made with Delinquents at
Gouldsmiths Hall, or either of them which shall first
happen, in Course; that is to say, out of the Moiety
not engaged to the City of London for the Four Hundred Thousand Pounds by them formerly lent (the Engagements thereupon already being first discharged),
together with the Interest to be due thereupon, after
the Rate of Eight Pounds per Cent. per Ann. from
the several Times of the Lenders paying thereof;
which said Interest shall be paid, by the Commissioners
of the said Grand Excise, to the several and respective
Lenders, their Executors, Administrators, or Assigns,
every Six Months, until the Principal be fully discharged; whose Receipts shall be sufficient Discharge to the said Commissioners of the Excise, and
Treasurers of the said Compositions, for the several
Sums of Money by them paid by virtue of this Ordinance, for Principal and Interest as aforesaid: And
be it further Ordained and Declared, by the said
Lords and Commons, That the said Commissioners of
the Excise for the Time being, and the Treasurers
for the Compositions of Delinquents Estates as aforesaid for the Time being, shall and are hereby severally
and respectively required and authorized to pay the
said Principal and Interest to the said Lenders, their
Executors, Administrators, or Assigns, in Manner
and Form aforesaid: And the said Lords and Commons do hereby constitute and appoint Gilbert Harrison, Chamberlain of the City of London, to be Treasurer for the receiving of the said Four Thousand
Pounds, or so much thereof as shall be brought unto
him; and he to give Receipts to such Person and
Persons as shall advance the same, the which Receipt or Receipts shall be a sufficient Ground to such
Person and Persons to whom the same are or shall be
given, their Executors, Administrators, and Assigns,
to require and receive the Money so by them lent as
aforesaid; and that the said Chamberlain, hereby appointed Treasurer, shall pay and issue forth the Monies so by him received, unto Thomas Falkonbridge
Esquire; and that his Receipt shall be a sufficient Discharge to the said Chamberlain for Payment thereof:
And the said Thomas Falkonbridge is hereby further
authorized and required to pay over the said Sum of
Four Thousand Pounds, as it shall come in, to Francis
Cressett, to be employed for the Uses aforesaid; and
that the Acquittance or Acquittances of the said Francis
Cressett shall be from Time to Time a sufficient Discharge to the said Thomas Falconbridge for the Payment of the said Sum of Four Thousand Pounds, or
any Part thereof, accordingly."
Bromrigg, Bp. of Exeter's Leave to go the King, revoked.
"Whereas, by former (fn. †) Order of both Houses, Doctor Bromrigge was voted to go to the King, to the Isle
of Wight: It is now Ordered, by the Lords and
Commons assembled in Parliament, That the said
former Order be, and is hereby, recalled; the said
Doctor Bromrigg being under Restraint."
House adjourned till 10a cras.