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Statutes of the Realm: Volume 5, 1628-80. Originally published by Great Britain Record Commission, s.l, 1819.

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For prohibiting the Importation of Foreign Bone Lace, Cut Work, Embroidery, Fringe, Band Strings, Buttons, and Needle Work. 14 Car. II. c. 13. 405
No Person to sell or offer to Sale or export any Foreign Bone Lace, &c. after 24th June 1662; or import the same after 1st May 1662. § 1. Ib.
Selling or offering to Sale—Penalty £50 and Forfeiture of the Goods. Ib. 406
Importing—Penalty £100 and Forfeiture of the Goods imported. Ib. Ib.
Forfeitures how to be disposed of. Ib. Ib.
Justices, upon Information, may Issue Search Warrants. § 2. Ib.
Limitation of Information, &c. This Act enlarged as to Foreign Buttons made of Hair, 4 W. & M. c. 10. repealed as to Foreign Lace made of Thread in the Spanish Low Countries, or in any other Place not within the Dominion of the French King, 5& 6 Ann. c. 17. § 1. §3. Ib.

Lamb, Importation of See Cattle.

Lancaster, Duchy of

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To empower the Chancellor of the Duchy to grant Commissions for taking Affidavits within the Duchy Liberty. 16 & 17 Car. II. c. 9. 558
Chancellor of the Duchy may empower Persons to receive Affidavits concerning Matters depending in the Duchy Court. § 1. Ib.
Commissioners Fee. § 2. Ib.

Leadenhall Market See Leather.

Leases. See College Leases.


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To restrain the Exportation of Leather and Raw Hides out of England. 14 Car. II. c. 7. 378
Persons not to export Skins, &c. otherwise than as herein mentioned. § 1. Ib.
Skins taken from Beasts in any Island, except Ireland, to be exported to England only—Penalty. § 2. Ib.
Red Tanned Leather to be brought into common Fairs and Markets only—Penalty—Contract for Sale void. Repealed, 48 G. III. c. 60. § 2. § 3. Ib.
Such Leather to be searched and sealed, and Sale registered—Penalty. Ib. Ib.
Unduly exporting. Leather, &c. (Exception) disabled to Trade, and Penalty £500. § 4. Ib.
Proviso for Exportation of Leather made into Boots, &c. § 5. Ib.
The Companies of Cordwainers, Sadlers, &c. and also Mayors, &c. may search and seize Leather intended to be exported or sent into Scotland. § 6. Ib.
Tanners unduly shaving Hides—Penalty. § 7. 379
Leadenhall Market to be kept on Tuesday. § 8. Ib.
Penalties how to be recovered—How disposed of. § 9. Ib.
Undue Exportation a common Nuisance § 10. Ib.
Proviso for Hides, &c. carried for the Use of Ships on Voyages. § 11. Ib.
Persons buying Red Tanned Leather to give Notice to any of Curriers' Company carrying on Business in London, and within Three Miles thereof. Repealed, 48 G. III. c. 60. § 3. § 12. Ib.
Proviso for certain Leather used for Soles—Penalty. Ib. Ib.
Master and Wardens of Curriers' Company may, in the Day-time, enter Shops, & London, or within Three Miles thereof, belonging to Artificers in cutting Leather, and search and seize. 14 Car. II. c. 7. § 13. 379
Such Persons opposing Search, &c.— Penalty £20. Ib. Ib.
Or refusing to be present at Search— Penalty £10. Repealed, 48 G. III. c. 60. § 4. Ib. Ib.
For giving Liberty to buy and export Leather and Skins tanned or dressed. 19 &20 Car. II. c. 10. exp.640

Lecturers See The Church.

Licences of Alienation See Alienations.

Linen Cloth and Tapestry

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For encouraging the Manufactures of making Linen Cloth and Tapestry. 15 Car. II. c. 15. 498
All Persons, Natives or Foreigners, may, without Fee, set up and use the Trade of Hemp-dressing, and other Trades therein mentioned. § 1. Ib.
Foreigners using any of the said Trades for Three Years, and taking the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy, to be considered as natural-born Subjects. § 2. Ib.
Not to be liable to greater Taxes, &c. (Exception.) § 3. Ib.

-, See Cloth.

Local Acts

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Ancholm, River of. See Lincoln.
St. Anne, Westminster. See St. Martins in the Fields.
Arundell House, for building of, &c. 22 & 23 Car. II. 751
St. Asaph, for the Repairs of the Churchof St. Asaph, and the Maintenance of the Choir there, and for uniting several Rectories and Vicarages within the Diocese of St. Asaph. 29 & 30 Car. II. 866
Avon River. 16 & 17 Car. II. 659
Bay-making, for the regulating the Trade of, in the Duchy Bay Hall, Colchester. 12 Car. II. 252
Beaumont and Mose, for uniting the Churches of. 30 Car. II. 893
Bedford Level, for the Maintenance of the Work of draining of. 12 Car. II. 252
Bedford Level, for confirming and continuing an Act for necessary Maintenance of the Work of draining of. 13 Car. II. 320
Bedford Level, for settling the draining the Great Level of. 15 Car. II. 512
Bedford Level, for the taxing and assessing of Lands within the Great Level of the Fenns of See Title Bedford Lebel. 19 & 20 Car. II. 647
Bengworth Bridge. See Worcester.
Boston, for improving the Navigation between the Town of, and the River Trent. See 2 G. III. c. 32.—16 G. III. c. 23. § 25.—32 G. III. c. 79.—42 G. III. c. cviii. but which is repealed by 52 G. III. c. cviii. 22 & 23 Car. II. 751
Brandon and Waveney, for making navigable the Rivers at. 22 Car. II. 690
Cambridge, for ascertaining the Bounds of the several Rectories of Swatham St. Ciriac. and of Swafham St. Maries, in the County of, and for uniting of the Two Churches there. 18 & 19 Car. II. 623
Charter House, for the establishing and confirming of the Foundation of the Hospital of King James, and of the Possessions thereof. 3 Car. I. 52
Cheltenham, Manor of, in the County of Gloucester, for settling and confirming of Copyhold Estates and Customs of the Tenants in base Tenure, and of the Manor of Ashley otherwise called Charlton King's in the said County. 1 Car. I. 22
Cobham House and Park, to enable Trustees to raise Money upon. 29 & 30 Car. II. 865
Cornwall, County of, for making navigable the River Fale alias Vale, in the said County. 30 Car. II. 893
Covent Garden, for making the Precinct of, Parochial. 12 Car. II. 302
Deeping Fens. See Lincolnshire.
Dorset, County of, for the Sale of certain Lands in Winterborne Whitechurch in the said County. 29 Car. II. 851.
Droitwich. See Worcester.
Dudston, Kings-Barton, Hundreds of, disuniting from the City of Gloucester, &c. 14 Car. II. 434
Falc, River of. See Cornwall.
Falmouth, for the making of the Church erected at, a Parish of Oluvias or Chapelry of St. Budocke. 16 Car. II. 524
Falmouth, for the Explanation of an Act for making the Church at, a Parish Church, &c. 22 & 23 Car. II. 750
Ferbeck, Manor of. See York.
Fulham, for confirming of an Enclosure of Land in the Parish of. 16 Car. I. 178
13 Car. II. 320
Haberdashers, for incorporating the Master and Wardens of the Company of, to be Governors of William Adam's Free School and Almshouses in Newport, in the County of Salop. 12 Car. II. 253
Hereford, for uniting the Vicarage and Parsonage of Rosse, in the County of. 22 & 23 Car. II. 751
Hereford, Gloucester, and Monmouth, for making navigable the Rivers of Wye and Lugg, and the Rivers and Brooks running into the same, in the Counties of. See 13 G. I. c. 34.— 49 G.III. r.lxxviii. 14 Car. II. 434
Hertford, Cambridge, and Huntingdon, for repairing the Highways of the Counties of. 15 Car. II. 512
16 & 17 Car. II. 569
Hoole, Lancaster, for the making of the Chapel of, a Parish Church, and no Part of the Parish of Croston. 16 Car. I. 178
Kingston upon Hull, for dividing Trinity Church in, from Hasle. 13 Car. II. Stat. 2. 349
Lancaster, County Palatine of, for ascertaining and establishing of the Interest of the Lord and Copyhold Tenants of the Manors of West Derby and Waver tree in the said County. 29 & 30 Car. II. 865
Lancaster, Duchy of, for confirming Copyhold Estates of the King's Copyhold Tenants within the Honor of Clitherow, in the County Palatine of Lancaster. 14 Car. II. 435
Lancaster, Duchy of, for Confirmation of Estates of Tenants and Copyholders of the Manors of Rannes, Irchester, Rushden, &c. Parcels of the Duchy of. Ib. Ib.
Lewisham, Kent, for settling the charitable Gift of Abraham Colfe, Clerk, for erecting and endowing Two Free Schools and an Almshouse at. 16 Car. II. 524
Lincoln, County, for Confirmation of Decrees of Sewers made by Commissioners for the Limits of the Level of the River of Ancholm, in the County of. 14 Car. II 434
Lincoln, for the Sale of the Manor of Ingoldesby, in the County of; and for raising Portions for the Two Daughters and Co-heirs of Sir William Armin the younger, Baronet, deceased. 16 Car. II. 524
Lincolnshire, for settling the Draining of Deeping Fens in. See 41 G. III. (U. K.) c. cxxviii. 16 & 17 Car. II. 569
22 Car. II. 690
London, City of, to indemnify the late Sheriffs of, and the Warden of the Fleet, touching the Escapes of Prisoners, &c. occasioned by the late Fire. 19 & 20 Car. II. 647
Macclesfield, for the Creation and Confirmation of certain Lands and Tenements, Parcel of the Manor of, to be Copyhold and Customary Lands. 1 Car. I 22
Malverne Chase, for the Confirmation of the Inclosure and Improvement of. 16 Car. II. 524
Saint Martin in the Fields, Part of erected into a new Parish, to be called the Parish of Saint Anne within the Liberty of Westminster. 30 Car. II. 893
Medway, River of. See 13 G. II. c. 26—42 G. III. c. xciv. § 73. 16 & 17 Car. II. 569
Norfolk, for repairing and better preserving the Key of the Port of Wells, in the County of. 15 Car. II. 512
Northampton, for settling a Maintenance on the Vicar of Alhallowes in the Town of. 29 Car. II. 851
Saint Oswald's Hospital. See Worcester. Oxford, for settling a Free School in Witney in the County of, erected and endowed by Henry Box. 15 Car. II. 512
Saint Paul's, Dean of. 22 Car. II. 689
Plymouth, Town of, for the Confirmation of the King's Letters Patent, and for dividing the Parish, and building of a new Church there. 16 Car. I. 173
Preston Preston, for the disappropriating of the Rectory appropriate of. 12 Car. II. 303
Rivers, divers, made navigable. See 7 G. III. c. 87—35 G.III. c. 86.—42 G. III. c. cxi. — 51 G. III. c. ccii. 16 & 17 Car. II. 569
Ross. See Hereford.
Royston, Hertfordshire, Maintenance of Vicar. 12 Car. II. 302
Saint Saviour's, Southwark, for making the Manor of Paris-garden a Parish, &c. 22 & 23 Car. II. 751
Stepney, Middlesex, for the Endowment of a Church at Shadwell, and making it parochial, distinct from Stepney. 22 Car. II. 690
Stower, River of. See Worcester.
Surrey, for settling and preserving the Navigation of the River Wey, in the County of. 22 & 23 Car. II. 751
Swaffham Saint Maries.See Cambridge.
Wells, Port of. See Norfolk.
Wey River. See Surrey.
Winchester, Bishop of, to enable him to lease out Tenements built upon the Scite of his Mansion-house in Southwark and at Bishops Waltham, and other Lands in the County of Southampton. 15 Car. II. 512
Winterborne Whitechurch. See Dorset.
Witney. See Oxford.
Worcester, for confirming of the Charter and Privileges of the Master, Wardens, and Commonalty of Weavers in the City of. 13 Car. II. 319
Worcester, for the uniting the Parsonages of Saint Andrewes and Saint Mary Witton, in Droitwich, in the County of. 13 Car. II. 320
Worcester and Stafford, for making navigable the Rivers of Stower and Salwerp, and the Rivulets and Brooks running into the same, in the Counties of. 14 Car. II 434
Worcester, County, for repairing of Bengworth Bridge, in the County of. 14 Car.II. 435
Worcester, for the governing of the Hospital of St. Oswald, in the County of. 15 Car. II. 512
Wye Rivers. See Hereford.
Yarmouth, Great and Little, Towns of. 16 & 17 Car. II. 569
York, for settling the Manor or Lordship of Firbecke, in the County of, &c. 22 Car. II. 689
York, County of, and Lincoln, County of, for discharging the Manor of Winsteed, in the said County of York, &c. 29 & 30 Car. II. 865

London and Westminster, Cities of

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For repairing Highways and Sewers, and for paving and cleanfing Streets in London and Westminster, and for regulating and licenfing Hackney Coaches, and for enlarging, &c. Streets, &c. 14 Car. II. c. 2. 351
Commissioners to be nominated under the Great Seal, of whom Surveyor of His Majesty's Works to be One. § 1. Ib.
Place of Meeting. Ib. Ib.
Power of Commissioners to make Vaults, Sewers, Drains, &c. and to remove Encroachments, &c. Ib. Ib.
Proviso as to Encroachments that have continued above 30 Years. Ib. 352
Proceedings where Owners of such Encroachments refuse Satisfaction. Ib. Ib.
Power to Commissioners to view Encroachments, &c.—Owners not removing, Penalty. 14 Car. II. c. 2. § 2. 352
Inhabitants of certain Streets and adjoining thereto, to pay towards paving, &c. Rate. § 3. Ib.
Driving and letting to Hire Hackney Coaches and Horses. § 4. Ib
Proviso for Stage Coaches without Licence from certain Commissioners. Ib. Ib.
Height of Horses used with such Coaches. Ib. Ib.
Number of Coaches. Ib. Ib.
Mark on Coach. Ib. Ib.
Number of Coaches kept by One Person, &c.—Penalty £5. Ib. Ib.
To what Persons Commissioners may grant Licenses. § 5. Ib.
Priority to ancient Coachmen and their Widows. Ib. Ib.
Commissioners licensing above the Number—Penalty £100. § 6. Ib.
Rates of Hire. § 7. 353
Taking greater Rates—Penalty 10s. Ib. Ib.
Rent to be paid by Coachman. § 8. Ib.
Payable Quarterly. Ib. Ib.
To whom Rent ought to be paid. Ib. Ib.
Commissioners for Hackney Coaches to certify to Commissioners for Paving, Names and Dwelling of licensed Coachmen, and Figures affixed to their Coaches. Ib. Ib
Overplus of Paving Rates—how employed. Ib. Ib.
Rates on Loads of Hay and Straw brought to be sold. § 9. Ib.
To whom to be paid. Ib. Ib.
Penalties, &c. to be levied by Distress—Proceedings. § 10. Ib.
If no Distress, &c. Imprisonment. Ib. Ib.
Commissioners of Pavement may appoint Treasurer and other Officers, and may contract for taking away Ashes, &c. and may call Scavengers to account, and may determine Disputes as to Paving, &c. § 11. Ib.
Scavengers, &c. lodging their Ashes, &c. regulated by Commissioners, and their passing through Places with their Carts, and giving Satisfaction to Owners. § 12. Ib.
Appeal from the Determination of Commissioners. Ib. 354
Court of Exchequer may call Commissioners to account. § 13. Ib.
Commissioners in Trinity Term to account to the Exchequer. § 14. Ib.
A Decree made in a Session of Sewers at Westminster Hall, dated 8th Aug. 1661, ratified. § 15. Ib.
Inhabitants to sweep the Streets before their respective Houses Twice a Week.—Penalty 3s. 4d. § 16. Ib.
Persons not to throw Ashes, &c. before their Houses—Penalty 5s. § 17. Ib.
Nor before other Houses, or before Churches, &c., but to keep the same till the Seavengers come—Penalty 2cs. Ib. Ib.
Churchwardens and Officers of Palaces, &c. liable to the like Penalties. 14 Car. II. c. 2. § 18. 354
Hooping Barrels, &c. in the Streets—Penalty 20s. § 19. 355
Scavengers, &c. to bring Carts, &c. and to give Notice thereof by a Bell, &c. and to carry away Filth, &c.— Penalty 40s. § 20. Ib.
All the Streets, &c. (Exception) to be paved, &c. at the Costs of the Householders. § 21. Ib.
How such Pavements to be done—Penalty. Ib. Ib.
Proviso for Custom of paving ancient Streets, &c.—Penalty. § 22. Ib.
Regulations for hanging Candles, &c.—Penalty is. § 23. Ib.
Judges, Justices of Peace, &c. upon View or Confession, or Proof by One Witness, may convict of any of the Offences aforesaid. § 24. Ib.
Penalties how to be disposed of. Ib. Ib.
Penalties to be levied by Distress. Ib. Ib.
If no Distress, or Nonpayment of Penalty, (Exception of Peers) Imprisonment Ib. Ib.
Scavengers to be elected, and Rates paid according to ancient Custom. § 25. Ib.
Receivers accountable. Ib 356
Officers how to be chosen in Westminster. Ib. Ib.
Times of Election in other Places. Ib. Ib.
What Persons to be appointed. Ib. Ib.
To be confirmed by Justices, and then to take Office upon them. Ib. Ib.
Proceedings in case of Refusal—Penalty. Ib. Ib.
Penalties how to be employed—to be levied by Distress—if no Distress, Imprisonment. Ib. Ib.
Within Twenty Days after Election of Scavengers, Inhabitants to meet on Summons of Churchwardens, &c. and settle Rate, which being confirmed by Justices, to be paid quarterly. § 26. Ib.
In case of Refusal, &c. to pay, Distress or Imprisonment, except Peers. Ib. Ib.
Actions brought against Persons executing Act, to be laid in the proper County. § 27. Ib.
General Issue may be pleaded. Ib. Ib.
Double Costs. Ib. Ib.
Lord Mayor, &c. may receive Subscriptions for enlarging of certain Streets, &c.too narrow to accommodate Coaches, &c. and may treat with Owners of Premises for pulling down, &c. § 28. Ib.
Where Persons refuse or are unable to treat, Sheriff, &c. may impannel a Jury. Ib. 357
Jury to assess Damage, &c. on Oath. Ib. Ib.
Verdict of Jury, and Judgments of Commissioners, and Payment of Money, binding. Ib. Ib.
In case of Refusal or Incapacity of Owners to agree, Jury impannelled in the same manner—Money or Rent assessed, paid into the Chamber of London, and may be recovered at Law—Monies so raised how employed—Verdict of Jury and Judgment of Commissioners binding. § 29. Ib.
Commissioners to take an Oath. 14 Car. II. c. 2. § 30. 357
Lord Mayor, &c. of London to be joint Commissioners. § 31. Ib.
Dean of Westminster, &c. to be joint Commissioners. Ib. Ib.
Continuance of Act. Ib. Ib.
For erecting a Judicature for Determination of Differences touching Houses burnt or demolished by Fire of London. 18 & 19 Car. II. c. 7. 601
Three or more of the Judges made a Court —Their Power—Times, Places, and Manner of Proceedings—Order of the said Court final, except as after mentioned—No Writ of Error or Certiorari. § 1. Ib.
Judges' General Power as to ordering Surrenders, increasing or diminishing Charges on Estates, new Leases, &c.—Such Orders to bind, notwithstanding Coverture, Infancy, &c. § 2. 602
Court may issue Summons to appear—Persons making Default, on Oath of Notice, Court may proceed to make Order—What Service deemed good. § 3. Ib.
The said Court to be a Court of Record—Judgments to be signed and recorded—The Records to be kept by Lord Mayor, &c. § 4. Ib.
Judges to have no Fees. Ib. Ib.
Officers Fees—The Court to order a Table thereof. § 5. Ib.
Continuance of Act. Ib. Ib.
Appeal on Exceptions being tendered within Seven Days. § 6. 603.
For rebuilding the City of London. 18 & 19 Car. II. c. 8. Ib.
All future Buildings to be after the Method herein mentioned— Building Houses otherwise, Nuisance, and Builder to enter into a Recognizance to abate the same—On Default, Imprisonment; or House may be demolished by Order of Court of Aldermen. § 1. Ib.
Surveyors elected, and Precincts in which they are to act appointed, by Lord Mayor, &c. to prevent irregular Buildings. § 2. Ib.
Surveyor's Oath. Ib. Ib.
Four Sorts of Houses—Uniformity of Roofs of the Three first Sorts. § 3. Ib.
Lord Mayor, &c. to declare the Streets and Lanes—Marks and Stakes—Removing them—Penalty £10. or Imprisonment—Poor Offender to be publicly whipped. § 4. 604
Reward to Informer. Ib. Ib.
Buildings to be of Brick, &c. —Archwork to sustain the Burden of the Fabric. § 5. Ib.
Surveyor's Charge—Party Walls—Toothing—First Builder to be paid for Moiety of Party Wall and Piers, with Interest—If Difference between first and latter Builders in respect thereof, Remedy. § 6. Ib.
The Contents of First Sort of Houses—Thickness of Party Walls, Scantlings. § 7. Ib.
Contents of Second Sort of Houses— Thickness of Party Walls—Scantlings. § 8. Ib.
Contents of Third Sort of Houses—Thickness of Party Walls—Scantlings. 18 & 19 Car. II. c. 8. § 9. 605
Scantling of Fourth Sort, Height, &c. § 10. Ib.
Balconies, with Rails and Bars of Iron, in High Streets—Penthouses, Water carried off. § 11. Ib.
Height of the first Floor—Steps up to Houses—Extents of Bulks, Jetties, &c. —Extent of Stall Boards. § 12. Ib.
Ground not built upon in Three Years, Notice to build—Neglecting to build, Warrant by Lord Mayor, &c. to Sheriff to impannel a Jury—Jury to estimate Value of Ground on Oath, and then the same to be sold under the Common Seal of City, and the Money paid to Owner— Sale made and enrolled to be final, and Purchaser may hold and enjoy. § 13. Ib.
Two Judges of King's Bench may set the Prices of Bricks, Tiles, and Lime. § 14. 606
In case of Combinations and Exactions of Workmen and Labourers for Hire, Lord Mayor, &c. may appoint Wages, Prices of Materials, &c.—Table thereof to bind Persons concerned—Artificers, &c. refusing to sell or work at such Prices, or leaving Work unfinished, or Person giving more Wages than allowed—Imprisonment or Penalty. § 15. Ib.
Satisfaction to Party injured out of Penalty. Ib. Ib.
Artificers working made free of London, and liable to serve in Offices as Freemen. § 16. Ib.
Differences about placing or stopping Lights may be determined by Alderman of Ward or Deputy; or if concerned, or cannot determine, then by Lord Mayor, &c.—No further Appeal. § 17. Ib.
Sewers, Vaults, and pitching and paving Streets by Persons appointed by Lord Mayor, &c. and Surveyors—The said Persons may be authorized to impose a Tax on Houses for the said Purpose— In Default of Payment, Distress. § 18. 607
All other Commissioners suspended, as to the said City and Liberties, for Seven Years, &c. This Section made perpetual, 22 & 23 Car. II. c. 17. § 3. as to the Extent of the Powers of Persons so authorized, 7 Ann. c. 9. § 1. see Note at the end of this Act, inf. Ib. Ib.
Noisome and perilous Trades not to be in principal Streets. § 19. Ib.
Lord Mayor, &c. may remove, &c. Conduits. § 20. Ib.
Streets herein named to be enlarged. § 21. Ib.
Other Passages, &c. to be enlarged at Discretion. § 22. Ib.
Satisfaction to Losers of Ground—Lord Mayor, &c. may issue Warrant to Sheriff to impannel Jury, who are to assess Damages—Verdict of Jury, and Judgment of Lord Mayor, &c. and Payment or Tender of Money, adjudged final. § 23. 608
Owners of Houses improved by opening Streets to pay to Losers of Ground—Jury impannelled as aforesaid may assess—Monies so assessed to be paid to Chamberlain, whose Receipt to be a Discharge, and who is to be accountable for the same—Monies so raised how employed—Estate vested in the City. 18. & 19 Car. II. c. 8. § 24. 608
In Controversies about Titles, Three Judges may decide finally in a summary Way—Purchase Money to be paid by Chamberlain accordingly. § 25. Ib
A Soleman Fast yearly in Memory of the Desolation. § 26. Ib.
A Pillar to be erected. § 27. 609
Places of Tender of Money altered. § 28. Ib.
No more than 39 new Churches. Number of Parishes to be 51, 22 Car. II. c. 11. § 62. See 9 Ann. c. 22.—10 Ann. c. 11. § 29. Ib.
Materials of Churches not rebuilt, and the Churchyards, how to be disposed of. § 30. Ib
Proviso for St. Faith's and St. Gregory by St. Paul's. § 31. Ib.
Thames Street, &c. to be raised. § 32. Ib.
Distances of Houses from the River and Fleet Ditch, &c. § 33. Ib.
An additional Custom upon Coals for building the public Buildings of the City—Coals sold by Chaldron, 12d. per Chaldron—Coals sold by the Ton, 12d. per Ton—Duty to be paid to Mayor, &c. by Master, &c. of Ship before Bulk broke or Meter assigned; at such Places, &c. as Mayor, &c. shall appoint—Receipt to be given for Duty. § 34. Ib.
Rules and Remedy for the said Duty —Coal Meter to deliver to Officer a Certificate of Sorts and Quantities of Coals—Penalty—If it appear by Certificate that greater Quantity of Coals, on board than paid Duty—Penalty. These Rules applied to the Orphanage Duty, 5 & 6 W. & M. c. 10. § 9. § 35. 610
Port Entry and Payment of Duty for Surplus to discharge Penalty. § 36. Ib.
How Duty to be applied. § 37. Ib.
Books of Account of the Duty, and Application thereof—Persons, concerned to have free Access to such Books without Fee—Copy of Books to be delivered by Chamberlain into the Exchequer, where Accounts to be had without Fee. § 38. Ib.
Proviso for rebuilding Thomas Morris's Water house with Timber. § 39. Ib.
Lord Mayor, &c. may open Water Lane, and Streets herein mentioned. § 40. Ib.
Satisfaction to Proprietors of Ground, &c. Ib. Ib.
Scheme of Proportions, &c. of Building. So much of this Act as relates to the public Sewers, Drains, Vaults, and Pavements of the said City and Liberties, repealed, 11 G. III. c. 29. § 121.; and so much thereof as relates to regulating Buildings, Party Walls, &c. repealed, 12 G. III. c. 73. § 46.— 14 G. III. c. 78. § 101. Ib. 611
For the rebuilding of the City of London, uniting of Parishes, and rebuilding of the Cathedral and Parochial Churches with in the said City. 22 Car. II. c. 11. 665
Certain Streets to be enlarged as staked out. § 1. Ib.
Also the Royal Exchange, Guildhall, Sessions house in the Old Bailey, &c. § 2. Ib.
Ground to be assigned for Public Market Places and other Places. Ib. 666
Satisfaction to Owners for Ground taken away — The Mayor, Aldermen, and Commons to treat and agree with Owners; and in case of wilful Refusal, to impannel a Jury, whose Verdict, and the Judgment of the Mayor and Court of Aldermen thereupon, with Payment of the Money so awarded into the Chamberlain's Office, shall be binding and conclusive—Proviso—Controversies as to Title to be decided by the Judges, or Three of them, and in what manner—Such Decision to be final. § 3. Ib.
Where several Persons having several Estates in One House or Ground, and some delay to build to the Prejudice of others, the rest may rebuild the Whole if they will, and enjoy it to their own Use till reimbursed. § 4. Ib.
In case of neglecting to pay Proportion of rebuilding within Two Years from the covering in, Rebuilders paying or tendering to their Copartners the Value of their Estate, may enjoy. Ib 667
Difference about Charge of building to be determined by the City Surveyors, or by the Mayor and Court of Aldermen. Ib. Ib.
Difference about Party Walls to be determined in like manner. § 5. Ib.
Holborn Bridge Passage to be enlarged. § 6. Ib.
The Dimension of Corner Piers. § 7. Ib.
Posts of Oak may be used for Corner Piers. Ib. Ib.
Water from Tops of Houses to be carried down by Pipes. § 8. Ib.
The enlarged Passage from Cheapside to the Thames, as by Stat. 18 & 19 Car. II. c. 8. § 32. confirmed — Owners of Grounds to take Notice of Stakes—Levels and Marks for raising and sinking of Streets to be observed. § 9. 668
Proviso in respect of Houses built, or as were in building before, 14th May 1668. § 10. Ib.
Surveyors refusing to do their Duty—Appeal to Lord Mayor and Court of Aldermen. Ib. Ib.
No Builders to lay Foundation till Surveyor has viewed the same. § 11. Ib.
Builders to pay to Chamberlain of London 6s. 8d. before they lay their Foundation. § 12. Ib.
So in respect of Builders who have laid Foundation since Statutes 18 & 19 Car. II. c. 8.—19 Car. II. c.3. § 13. Ib.
Action for Chamberlain. Ib. Ib.
Difference about the true Value of Party Walls, stopping Lights, &c. to be decided by Alderman of Ward or Deputy, or by Lord Mayor and Court of Aldermen—Not obeying such Determination —Penalty. 22 Car. II. c. 11. § 14. 669
Difference concerning obstructing Common Ways, Passages, &c. to be determined by Alderman of Ward or his Deputy, or by Lord Mayor and Court of Aldermen—Not obeying such Determination—Penalty. § 15. Ib.
Obstructions to be abated by Order of Mayor, &c. Ib. Ib.
Rates for Wharfage and Cranage to be assessed by His Majesty and Privy Council—Table of Rates to be hung up at Wharfs—Exacting higher Rates, or refusing to suffer Goods to be landed, &c.—Penalty £10. § 16. Ib.
Stat. 19 Car. II. c. 2. revived, with Authority to the Judges. § 17. Ib.
No Term to exceed 60 Years. § 18. Ib.
Complaints to be exhibited before 29th Sept. 1670; otherwise Landlords, &c. may re-enter and rebuild. § 19. 670
Lessees for Years omitting to build, and Landlords having begun to rebuild, &c. such Lessees to lose their Term; but Judges may award Contribution. § 20. Ib.
Decrees signed by surviving Judge or Judges effectual in certain Cases. § 21. Ib.
Persons being absent or beyond Sea, the Court, after 3 Months, may determine. § 22. Ib.
Leases to be made according to Decree of said Judicature, and adjudged good — Present and additional Terms may be united in One Lease. § 23. Ib.
Justices and Barons may appoint a Seal. § 24. Ib.
Decrees how to be made against Infants— Infants attaining Age, or dying before, then their Heirs, &c. to execute Leases § 25. Ib.
Orders to bind Tenants in Tail and also Reversioners, &c. § 26. 671
Persons decreed to build, rendering an annual Rent, may build and enjoy. § 27. Ib.
Actions may be brought to enforce the Performance of the Judges' Decrees. § 28. Ib.
Justices and Barons may administer Oaths out of Court. § 29. Ib.
Appeals allowed, where Party in certain Cases had not time to appeal. § 30. Ib.
Further Power given to the Judges, as to certain Houses burnt before the great Fire. § 31. Ib.
Justices and Barons to determine Controversies respecting Slips of Ground, &c.—Jury to be impannelled—Orders made therein to bind, and Parties may hold and enjoy accordingly. §32. 672
Duty to be paid on Coals imported from 1st May 1670 to 29th Sept. 1687. § 33. Ib.
Rules and Authorities of Stat. 18 & 19 Car. II. c. 8. § 34. and other Powers in Force for collecting the said Duty. Ib. Ib.
Duties paid into the Chamber of London and thence issued for the Purposes of Act. 22 Car. II. c. 11. § 33. 673
How the Monies received by Means of the several Impositions are to be disposed of, and by whose Order and Direction. § 34. Ib.
Ten Shillings out of every £100. to be retained by the Chamberlain, &c. out of the Duty for the Use of the Corporation of London. § 35. Ib.
One Fourth of the Money for Repairs, &c. of Churches, may be employed in Repair of Saint Paul's Church. Further Provisions relating thereto, 1 Jac. II. c. 15. § 12. § 36. Ib.
The said Duty may be engaged for Money to be borrowed—How such Money to be employed—Lord Mayor, &c. may assign Proportions of Duty to Lenders—Residue of said Impositions may be also engaged for other Monies. § 37. Ib.
A new Key or Wharf to be made on a certain Tract of Ground from London Bridge to the Temple, 40 Feet broad. § 38. 674
Buildings fronting to be of Second or Third Rate, according to Stat. 18 & 19 Car. II. c. 8. Ib. Ib.
The said Tract of Ground to be open. § 39. Ib.
Bounds to be distinguished only by Denter Stones. Ib. Ib.
Regulations as to Lighters, &c. lying before the said Wharf. Ib. Ib.
And as to lading and unlading Rates, &c. at the said Wharf. § 40. Ib.
The Channel of Bridewell Dock, from the Thames to Holborn Bridge, to be made navigable. § 41. Ib.
Breadth of Wharfs, &c. Ib. Ib.
Buildings to front and be of the Second Rate, according to Stat. 18 & 19 Car. II. c. 8. Ib. Ib.
Regulations as to Lighters, &c. lying before the Wharfs and landing Goods, and as to Rates to be set by the King and Council—Certain other Rates may be set by Lord Mayor and Court of Aldermen, with the Approbation of Two Barons of the Exchequer. Bridewell Dock and Fleet Ditch in Part filled up, 6 G. II. c. 22. and see. 29 G. II. c. 86. §24. Ib. Ib.
How the Charge of making and sinking the said Channel to be defrayed. § 42. 675
Limitation for Time of sinking Wharfs. Ib. Ib.
Proceedings for giving Satisfaction to Parties, and for assessing Monies in respect of making the said Wharfs, to be according to Stat. 18 & 19 Car. II. c.8. § 43. Ib.
Key at Whitefryers Dock, Provision for Persons rebuilding against secret Charges and Incumbrances. § 44. Ib.
21 Years Possession, or more, shall enable the Owner to make Leases. § 45. Ib
Indemnity to Owners of Waterhouse at Broken Wharf for rebuilding the same with Timber. § 46. Ib.
Proviso as to building, the Waterhouse at London Bridge. 22 Car. II. c. 11. §46. 676
Proviso as to leaving old Foundations unbuilt—Paving—New Streets allowed to be made, &c. §47. Ib.
A Street to open, 14 Feet wide, from Threadneedle Street to Lothbury. § 48. Ib.
Bury Street in Bevis Marks. § 49. Ib.
Indemnity to Builders who have advanced their Foundations further than formerly, giving Satisfaction to Lord Mayor, &c. § 50. Ib.
Scite of the new School of the Mercers Company confirmed to the said Company; the Residue of the said Scite vested in the Dean, &c. of St. Paul's. §51. Ib.
Proviso for the Churches of St. Faith, St. Paul, and St. Gregory. § 52. Ib.
Proviso respecting rebuilding several Houses in White's Alley, Coleman Street. §53. 677
Market Place within Newgate to be granted to the City by Lease from the Dean and Chapter of Saint Paul's. § 54. Ib.
51 Parishes to be within the City of London—The Names of the 51 Parishes. As to rebuilding the Parish Church of St. Mary Woolnoth, one of the Churches of the said Fifty-one Parishes, 10 Ann. c. 11. § 33. and as to the building of Fifty new Parish Churches in the City of London, 9 Ann. c. 22.—10 Ann. c. 11. §55. Ib.
Parishes herein mentioned to be united. Ib. Ib.
The same Parishes to continue united, and the Parish Churches to be rebuilt according to Models appointed by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Bishop of London,and Lord Mayor, with the King's Approbation. §56. 679
To whom Tithes of said United Churches to be paid. Ib. Ib.
Regulations as to Use of Plate and Goods belonging to Churches not to be rebuilt. § 57. Ib.
Churchyards, &c. of Churches demolished to be enclosed with Walls, to make Burial Places—Exception. §58. Ib.
In what Cases Parts of Churchyards may be used for enlarging Streets. § 59. Ib.
Notwithstanding the Union, the Parishes, as to all Rates, Charges, and Privileges, to remain distinct—Presentation. §60. Ib.
Proviso for the present Incumbents of Churches not to be rebuilt, as to Tithes—Saving to the Crown of Tenths and First Fruits of United Churches—Saving of Pensions, &c. payable by Rectors, &c. §61. 680
Proviso for Minor Canons of St. Paul's, as to Tithes, &c. of Saint Gregory's. § 62. Ib.
Scite of Building of Mercers' Company's Free School on the Scite of Mary Cole-church vested in the said Company. §63. Ib.
Money to be paid by the Company towards rebuilding the Church to which Saint Mary Colechurch is united. Ib. Ib.
Provision that Parsons of Churches consumed may not be sued for Dilapidations. 22 Car. II. c. 11. §64. 680
The said Parsons and Vicars exempted from First Fruits, Tenths, and Pensions, and from Dues, until they receive the Profits of their Livings. § 65. Ib.
Ministers indemnified for not reading the Thirty-nine Articles, &c. § 66. Ib.
Empowered to let Leases of their Glebe Lands. §67. Ib.
Proviso as to Lapses incurred. Ib. 681
Three of the Judges may determine Controversies in which the City of London is a Party. § 68. Ib.
Two Posterns at Ludgate to be made, and the Gate enlarged. § 69. Ib.
Sales for not rebuilding, according to Stat. 18 & 19 Car. II. c. 8. §13. not to be before 25th March 1671—In what Case such Ground not to be sold. §70. Ib.
Tenants in Tail, &c. may demise their Ground at the most improved Rent, without Fine. § 71. Ib.
Such Leases to bind Reversions, &c. Ib. Ib.
Houses thereupon built to be enjoyed. Ib. Ib.
The King and Privy Council may determine Differences concerning Serjeants Inn, Fleet Street; and to order Recompence to Robert Mellish, &c. and to decree a Lease of Premises belonging to Dean and Chapter of York. § 72. Ib.
Certain Houses pulled down near Tower Ditch not to be rebuilt—Differences about certain other Houses, as to Breach of Covenant, referred to the said Judges. § 73. Ib.
Shops, &c. in Smithfield, Moorfields, and other void Places, erected since the Fire, to be taken down and removed before the 29th September 1674. §74. 682
In Actions brought for executing Act, General Issue may be pleaded—Double Costs. § 75. Ib.
Proviso for Acts done by virtue of Commissions pursuant to Statutes 1 Eliz. c. 11. § 2.—14 Car. II. c. 11. § 14. as to appointing Wharfs, &c. § 76. Ib.
For Determination of Differences touching Houses burnt or demolished within Four Years since the late Fire in London. 22 & 23 Car. II. c. 14. exp. 724
For the Settlement of the Maintenance of the Parsons, Vicars, and Curates in the Parishes of the City of London burnt by the late dreadful Fire there. 22 & 23 Car. II. c. 15. 725
Rates in lieu of Tithes to be paid to Parsons and their Successors. §1. 726
Who to make the Assessments and when—Assessments to be made upon Houses, Shops, Ground unbuilt on, &c. § 2. Ib.
Proviso for Parsonage Houses, &c. Ib. Ib.
Variance arising upon the Assessments, &c. to be determined by Lord Mayor and Court of Aldermen. § 3. Ib.
A Review, if Occasion be, of any Assessment within Three Months from the Times in the Act mentioned. 22& 23 Car. II. c. 15. §4. 726
If the Persons appointed by this Act refuse to act; then others to be chosen by the Lord Mayor, &c. §5. Ib.
Three Transcripts of Assessments to be made and transcribed by Assessors—One to be returned to Lord Mayor, another to Bishop of London's Registry, the other to remain in the Vestry. §6. Ib.
Assessments to be paid quarterly to Parson—Payment to commence from Incumbent officiating. §7. 727
Impropriators to make the same Allowances they did before the Fire. §8. Ib.
Inhabitants refusing Payment, being lawfully demanded at the House, &c. Lord Mayor may grant Warrant to levy the same by Distress. §9. Ib.
If Lord Mayor refuse, &c. to execute this Act, Lord Chancellor, or Keeper, or Two Barons of the Exchequer, may, by Warrants under their Hands and Seals, appoint Officers, &c. to levy by Distress, &c. §10. Ib.
Proviso for Incumbents of United Parishes. 11. Ib.
No Court to hold Plea for any Duty arising upon this Act, other than herein mentioned. §12. Ib.
Proviso for Minor Cannons of Saint Paul's, Parson of Saint Gregory's Church, as to Tithes, &c. §13. Ib.
For the Discovery of such as have defrauded the Poor of the City of London of the Monies given for their Relief at the Times of the late Plague and Fire, and for Recovery of the Arrears thereof. 22 & 23 Car. II. c. 16. 728
For the better paving and cleansing the Streets and Sewers in and about the City of London. 22& 23 Car.II. c. 17. 729
Stat. 18 & 19 Car. II. c. 8. §18. made perpetual. §1. Ib.
No other Commissioners or Persons to intermeddle. Ib. 730
The sole Power of paving, &c. to be in the Mayor, Commonalty, and Citizens. §2. Ib.
Paviors, Scavengers, &c. required. to observe their Directions. § 3. Ib.
Offending against this Act—Penalty. §4. Ib.
Persons authorized by Stat. 18 & 19 Car. II. c.8. may impose a reasonable Tax on Wards and Precints, and direct Precepts to Deputies, &c. to assess and levy the same. As to the Extent of the Powers of Persons so authorized, 7 Ann. c. 9. §1.and as to Assessments on untenanted, Houses, &c. 10 G.II.c. 22. §19.but which is repealed as to paving, 8 G.III. c. 21. § 100.—11 G.III.c. 29. § 121. §5. Ib.
Ground unbuilt on, empty Houses, &c. liable. 22 &23 Car. II.c. 17. § 5. 730
In what Case Churchwardens to pay for a Church or Churchyard. § 6. Ib.
Duplicates in Writing of Assessments to be returned, together with Scavengers Names, who are to collect—In default of rating, Proceedings—In default of payment, Proceedings—In default of Payment, Proceedings—After 6 Days, Distress. Ib. 731
The Tax to be paid into the Chamber of London, and no Money issued without Warrant. §7. Ib.
In case of defect of paving, Proceedings—Reward to Informer. §8. Ib.
Laystalls, &c. to be provided for receiving the Dirt. &c. §9. Ib.
Ground for Laystalls, &c. to be purchased with Monies arising from Imposition on Coals under Statutes 18 & 19 Car. II. c.8. §34. and 22 Car. II. c. 11. §38. §10. Ib.
Appeal. §11. Ib.
Persons liable to Charge of altering or cleansing any Lanes, Sewers, &c. not to be further chargeable. Persons acting in pursuance of this Act, on Actions brought against them, enabled to plead the General Issue, and recover Treble Costs, 2 W. & M. Sess. 2. c. 8. § 21. So much of this Act as relates to the paving and cleansing the Streets of the City of London, and to the preventing Nuisances and Obstruations therein, repealed, 8 G. III. c. 21. § 100.; and so much thereof as relates to the public Sewers, Drains, Vaults, or Pavements, together with the said Act of G.III. c. 21. repealed, 11 G. III. c. 29. § 121. § 12. Ib.
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