House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 4 May 1664

Pages 556-557

Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 8, 1660-1667. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.

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Mercurii, 4 die Maii, 16° Car. IIdi.


Glemham's Estate.

MR. Milward reports from the Committee, to which the Bill to enable the Lady Glemham, to sell Lands to pay Debts, was committed, That the Committee had agreed some Amendments to be made to the Bill: Which he read, with the Coherence; and after, delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table. And, being twice read; and these Words, "to his present Maintenance and," being, upon the Question, agreed to be inserted in the last Amendment save one; and accordingly inserted; the several Amendments were, upon the Question, severally agreed to.

A Proviso was tendered to be added to the Bill; and laid aside.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill, with the Amendments agreed to, be ingrossed.

Ordered, That a Proviso be brought in, ingrossed, for the Lady Glemham, as to the Estate she hath, or may claim, by virtue of the Deed of * *.

Streets and Highways.

Ordered, That the Bill concerning the Repair of Streets and Highways be read the Second time To-morrow Morning.

Post Horses.

Ordered, That the Bill touching Post Horses be read To-morrow Morning.

Regulating Printing.

A Bill to continue the Act for Regulating of Printing, and Printing Presses, was read the First time.

Resolved, &c. That this Bill be read the Second time To-morrow Morning.

Merchants Ships.

An ingrossed Bill to prevent the Delivering up of Merchants Ships, was read.

A Proviso, on the Behalf of the Owners and Masters of Ships, was tendered; and twice read.

The Question being put, That this Proviso be read the Second time;

It passed in the Negative.

Another Proviso, to limit the Continuance of the Act, was tendered; and twice read; and, upon the Question, agreed to be amended.

Which was done.

Resolved, That the Proviso, so amended, be agreed to.

Resolved, That the Bill, with the Proviso agreed to, do pass: And that the Title shall be, An Act to prevent the Delivering up of Merchants Ships.

And Mr. Coventry is to carry up the Bill to the Lords for their Concurrence.

Bills from Lords.

A Message from the Lords, by Sir Tho. Bird and Sir Mondeford Brampston;

Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent you down Two Bills: The one, intituled, An Act against Deceit, disorderly and excessive Gaming; and the other, intituled, An Act for confirming Eight hundred Acres of Land, Parcel of the late Forest of Froome Zelwood, unto the Earl of Orrorey, and his Heirs: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.


The House then resumed the Debate upon the Vote of the Committee for Trade, touching a Bill for Naturalization of Foreigners.

The Question being put, Whether the main Question, of agreeing with the Committee, be now put;

The House was divided.

The Noes went out.

Sir Solo. Swale, Tellers for the Yeas: 118.
Mr. Scudamore, With the Yeas,
Colonel Reames, Tellers for the Noes: 63.
Mr. Seymour, With the Noes,

And so it was resolved in the Affirmative.

The main Question, of agreeing with the Committee, being put;

It passed in the Negative.

And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight of the Clock.