Lunæ, 18 die Februarii;
7° Gulielmi Tertii.
Earl of Thanet's Indentures.
AN ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An
Act for confirming Two Indentures Tripartite, the
one of Lease, and the other of Release, made between the
Right Honourable Thomas Earl of Thanet Island, of the
First Part; the Honourable Sackvile Tufton Esquire, of
the Second Part; and the Honourable William Cheine
Esquire, and Sir Charles Tufton Knight, of the Third
Part; and the Estates thereby settled; was read the Second
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Mr. Bickerstaffe, Sir William Cooper, Mr. Gwyn, Sir John Guise, Sir
Tho. Dyke, Sir Fra. Guibon, Mr. Pelham, Mr. Pendarvis,
Mr. Harcourt, Mr. Thornhaugh, Sir Wm. Honywood, Mr.
Wilnot, Mr. Cook, Sir John Bolles, Mr. England, Mr.
Cheine, Sir John Knight, Mr. Waller, Mr. Roberts, Colonel
Perry, Sir Richard Hart, Mr. Lowther, Mr. Freeman, Mr.
Frewen, Mr. Lutterell, Mr. Ryder, Mr. Blofield, Mr.
Stonehouse, Mr. Christie, Sir Herbert Crofts, Mr. Fenwick,
Sir Fra. Massam, Mr. Fuller, Mr. Scobell: And they are
to meet this Afternoon at Four of the Clock, in the
An ingrossed Bill, from the Lords, intituled, An Act
for vesting the Manors of Earles Croome, alias Jessries
Croome, and Baughton, in the County of Worcester, in
Trustees to be sold; and for settling the Manorhouse and Royalty of Wainfleet St. Mary's, in the County
of Lincolne, and divers Lands, Parcel of the said Manor,
of greater Value, to and upon the same Uses; and to enable Sir Robert Barkham Baronet to make Prvoision for
his younger Children; was read the First time.
Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time.
A Member discharged from custody.
Ordered, That Mr. Fleming, in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms, for absenting himself from his Service in
Parliament, be discharged out of Custody, paying his
Thames Locks and Weirs.
A Bill for preventing Exactions of Occupiers of Locks
and Weirs upon the River of Thames, westward of the
City of London; and for ascertaining the Price of Watercarriage upon the said River; was read a Second time.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed upon the Debate of the House, to Sir Wm. Whitlock, Sir Tho. Vernon,
Mr. Harcourt, Mr. White, Sir Ra. Dutton, Colonel Perry,
Mr. England, Mr. Ryder, Sir Richard Hart, Mr. Lowther,
Sir Jos. Tredenham, Mr. Lutterell, Mr. Bockland, Mr.
Palmes, Mr. Nicholas, Mr. Clarke, Mr. Christie, Sir John
Knight, Sir Robert Rich, Mr. Freeman, Mr. Hungerford,
Mr. Blofield, Mr. Onslow, Mr. Frewen, Mr. Pollen, Sir
Jon. Jennings, Sir Eliab Harvey, Sir Edward Earley, Sir
Robert Eden, Mr. Newport, Mr. Gwyn, Mr. How, Sir
John Bolles, Mr. Colt, Mr. Pigot, Mr. Cooke, Sir Sam.
Dashwood, Sir Jercas Elwes, Lord Pawlet, Mr. Waller,
Sir Herbert Crofts, Sir John Kay, Mr. Carter, Mr. Fuller,
Sir Jos. Herne, Mr. Boyle, Mr. Foley, Sir Robert Clayton,
Mr. Stonehouse, Lord Coninsgby, Sir Fra. Massam; and
all that serve for the Counties of Gloucester, Berks, Oxon,
Bucks, Surry, Middlesex, Wilts, and City of London: And
they are to meet this Afternoon at Four a Clock, in the
Speaker's Chamber: And have Power to send for Persons,
Papers, and Records.
Punishing Mutiny and Desertion.
Resolved, That this House will, upon Thursday Morning next, at Eleven a Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of the Bill for
continuing Two Acts for punishing Officers and Soldiers
who shall mutiny, or desert his Majesty's Services; and for
punishing false Musters; and for Payment of Quarters;
for one Year longer.
Assize of Bread.
Mr. Perry presented to the House, according to Order,
a Bill for regulating and better ascertaining the Assize of
Bread: And the same was received.
Encouragement of Privateers.
The House, according to the Order of the Day, resolved itself into a Committee of the whole House, to
consider of the Bill for the better Encouragement of
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Harcourt took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Mr. Harcourt reportedfrom the said Committee, That
they had made a considerable Progress in the Bill; and
had directed him to move, That they may have Leave to
Resolved, That this House will, upon Wednesday Morning next, after the ingrossed Bill, touching free and impartial Proceedings in Parliament is over, resolve itself into
a Committee of the whole House, to consider further of
the said Bill.
E. Pauncefort attends in custody.
Mr. Edward Pauncefort attending, in Custody, according to Order;
Ordered, That he be brought, in Custody to attend this
House To-morrow Morning.
Ordered, That all Committees, except such as are by
Adjournment to sit To-morrow Morning, be adjourned.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, Nine a Clock.