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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 the Naturalization of Children of His Majesty's English Subjects born in Foreign Countries. 29 Car. II. c. 6. 847
Certain Persons herein named, and all other Persons born out of the King's Dominions between 14th June 1641 and 24th March 1660, and whose Fathers or Mothers were natural-born Subjects, declared natural-born Subjects. §1. Ib.
And enabled to take Titles of Honour, Lands, and other Rights and Privileges, as if born of English Parents within this Kingdom. § 2. Ib.
Such Persons to receive the Sacrament and take the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy as herein mentioned, and have Proof thereof by Certificate and Witnesses. Ib. Ib.
Otherwise no Benefit of this Act (Exception.) § 3. Ib.
Proof of Qualification may be made by Witnesses viva voce; and thereupon Certificate enrolled. § 4. Ib.


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For the encouraging and increasing of Shipping, &c. 12 Car. II. c. 18. 246
No Goods shall be imported to or exported from Plantation, &c. in Asia, Africa, or America but in English Ships, and Master and Three Fourths of Mariners English —Penalty. Foreign-built Ships, though owned and manned by English (Exception), not deemed English Ships, 13 & 14 Car. II. c. 11. § 6.; see, as to Ships in the Greenland Trade, 4 W. & M. c. 17. § 22.; but that Trade laid open, 1 Ann: Stat. 1. c. 16.— See 10 G. I. c. 16.— 12 G. I. c. 26. § 7. but which appear to be expired. No Goods whatever to be imported in Ships, although registered as British Ships, unless so navigated, 34 G. III. c. 68. § 1. Who shall be deemed English (British) Masters and Mariners, 34 G. III. c. 68. § 6. As to Importations of Spanish Wool, 39 G. III. c. 98. § 1. Who shall be deemed British and Irish Masters and Mariners, 42 G. III. c. 61. § 7. And during War, Three Fourths of the Crews of Irish Trading Vessels and Privateers may be Foreigners, 42 G. III. c. 61. § 10, 12. So as to Merchant Ships in general returning Home, 43 G. III. c. 64. § 1. § 1. Ib.
Admirals, &c. empowered to seize and bring in as Prize all Ships offending. 12 Car. II. c. 18. §1. 246
Proceedings in case of Condemnation. Ib. Ib.
Aliens exercising the Occupation of Merchants or Factors in Plantations—Penalty. § 2. Ib.
Governors of Plantations to take Oath to perform the afore-mentioned Clauses—Neglecting so to do, removed. This Section explained and enforced, 7 & 8 W. III. c. 22. § 4. Naval Stores may be purchased by Commissioners of the Navy on board Neutral Ships brought into Port by the King's Ships, 29 G. II. c. 34. § 38. Altered as to Aliens residing in any Place in the West Indies surrendered to His Majesty, 34 G. III. c. 42. § 6. So as to any Place surrendered generally, 37 G. III. c. 63. § 5.—45 G. III. c. 32. § 5. Ib. 247
Goods of Asia, Africa, or America not to be imported but in English Ships, and manned as aforesaid—Penalty. See as to Treaty of Commerce with Portugal, 51 G. III. c. 47. § 3. Ib.
Goods of Foreign Growth or Manufacture (a), to be imported only from the Places of their said Growth, &c. or from those Parts where they have been usually first shipped (b)—Penalty.(a) Thrown Silk no Manufacture within the Meaning of this Act, 2 W. & M. Sess. 1. c. 9. Italian Organzined Thrown Silk may be imported in any Vessels from Places in Amity during the Continuance of Hostilities, 43 G. III. c. 155. § 1. (b) It should seem this is meant to be explained as to Goods the Growth or Production of Africa, Asia, or America, manufactured in Foreign Parts, 19 G. III. c. 48. § 1. but the Section is not correctly recited there, and see as to Importation of American Drugs, 7 Ann. c. 8. § 12.—51 G.III. c. 47.—53 G. III. c. 155. § 7. 12 Car. II. c. 18. § 4. 247
All Ling, Stockfish, &c. Oil, &c. Whalefins, &c. imported, not caught in Vessels of the Proprietors themselves, &c. shall pay double Aliens' Custom. § 5. Ib.
No Goods to be carried from One Port of England to another in the Vessel of any Alien, (Exception) and of which the Master and Three Fourths of the Mariners are not English—Penalty. § 6. Ib.
Abatement, &c. in the Book of Rates allowed only where the Master and Three Fourths of the Mariners be English § 7. Ib.
Proviso for Sickness, &c. Ib. Ib.
Goods of the Growth or Manufacture of Muscovy or Russia and of the Turkish Empire (a), and other Goods herein mentioned, to be imported in English Ships and manned as aforesaid—Exception—Penalty (b). (a) As to the Trade from Persia through Russia, see 14 G. II. c. 36. (b) As to Goods from Holland, see 14 Car. II. c. 11. § 23. As to Timber and the other enumerated Articles, see 22 G. III. c. 78. § 3, 4. As to Goods herein mentioned being of European Growth and Manufacture generally, 27 G. III. c. 19. § 10. § 8. 248
What Goods deemed Aliens' Goods and to pay Aliens' Duties. § 9. Ib.
In what Case and by what Means Foreignbuilt Ships shall be deemed English Ships. See further 13 & 14 Car. c. 11. § 6. § 10. Ib.
Oath of Purchase of such Ship for a valuable Consideration and other Particulars. Ib. Ib.
On Oath taken, Certificate under Hand and Seal of Officer. Ib. Ib.
Officer to keep Register of Certificates, and return Duplicates to Customs in London. Ib. Ib.
Officers of the Customs allowing Privilege to any Foreign-built Ship, until Certificate or Proof, &c. § 11. Ib.
Governors of Plantations, &c. suffering Foreign-built Ships to load or unload without Certificate—Penalty. Altered as to Foreign Ships purchased for Privateers, 6 Ann. c. 37. § 1. 12 Car. II. c. 18. § 11. 248
Proviso for Goods of the Streights or Levant. Repealed as to the Importation of Raw Silk and Mohair Yarn, of the Product or Manufacture of Asia, 6 G. I. c. 14. § 12. 249
Proviso for Importation of East India Commodities as to Growth. Further Regulations, 37 G. III. c. 117. § 1. and see 53 G. III. c. 155. § 7. § 13. Ib.
Proviso for Goods imported from Spain, Portugal, Azores, Madeira, or Canary Islands. § 14. Ib.
Proviso for Bullion and Goods taken by Way of Reprisal. § 15. Ib.
Proviso concerning Corn, Salt, and Fish of Scotland, and for Seal Oil of Russia. § 16. Ib.
The Duty payable upon Goods in French Ships, and on their taking in and setting on Shore Passengers. § 17. Ib.
How long to continue. Enforced, and Penalty added, 13 & 14 Car. II. c. 11. § 24. Ib. Ib.
Sugars, Tobacco, &c. of the Growth of Plantations, &c. in America, Asia, or Africa, to be shipped only to English Dominions—Penalty. § 18. Ib.
Ships sailing from England, Ireland, or Wales to English Plantations, Bond, according to Tonnage, with Sureties, to bring Goods there loaded into England, &c. § 19. Ib.
Ships coming from any other Port to the Plantations, Governors to take such Bond, or Certificate that such Bond has been given in England—Penalty. Ib. 250
Governors to return Bonds taken twice yearly to Customs in London. This Section repealed as to the Word "Ireland" in such Bonds, 22 & 23 Car. II. c. 26. § 11.; but that Section repealed, 20 G. III. c. 10. § 3. during the Continuance of that Act. As to Security in the Case of Molasses and Syrups of the Plantations, 4 G. III. c. 15. § 23.; and as to Security generally at American Ports, 6 G. III. c. 52. § 30. As to Time limited for producing Certificates of bonded Ships having discharged Goods, 15 G. II. c. 31. § 4. This Act confirmed, 13 Car. II. c. 14. Persons sued for executing this Act may plead the General Issue, 13 & 14 Car. II. c. 11. § 17. The Penalties, &c. of this Act extended to Rice and Molasses, 3 & 4 Ann. c. 5. § 12. to Copper Ore, 8 G. I. c. 8. § 22.; to Salt, 4 G. III. c. 19. § 1. and to Rum or other Spirits shipped in any British Colony, & c. in America, and carried to the isle of Man, 5 G. III. c. 39. § 5. This Act ratified, except as to Sugars exported from American Colonies, 12 G. II. c. 30 § 1.; as to Sales of British-built Ships to Foreigners, 13 G. III. c. 26. For the Extension of this and other Acts therein mentioned to the Trade between Colonies in America and the West indies and Ireland, 20 G. III. c. 10. East India Ships considered as British-built, 21 G. III. c. 65. § 33.; and see Regulations as to Built of Ships, 27 G. III. c. 19. § 10. And as to further Regulations as to Trade with America, 37 G. III. c. 97. § 1—22.; and Ships of Country in Amity may import and export Goods to and from India, subject; to Regulations as therein mentioned, 37 G. III. c. 117. The Trade to and from Malta may be regulated by Orders in Council, notwithstanding this Act, 41 G. III. (U. K.) c. 103. Regulations as to Goods therein enumerated, 43 G. III. c. 153. As to Trade to Cape of Goods Hope, 46 G. III. c. 30. § 1.—48 G. III. c. 105. Indemnity to importers and Exporters into and from the West India Islands and conquered Territories, 46 G. III. c. 53. His Majesty empowered, by Order in Council, to permit Importation of Naval Stores from Places in Amity, in Ships however navigated, 47 G. III. Sess. 2. c. 27. Goods from Portuguese South America may be imported in Portugues Ships, 48 G. III. c. II. Subjects of the United Provinces permitted to trade with certain Colonies as therein mentioned, notwithstanding this Act, 54 G. III. c. 72.; but that Act is repealed by 56 G. III. c. 91. § 10. Trade and Commerce with French Colonies may be regulated by the King in Council not withstanding this Act, 55 G. III. c. 146. and Goods may be re-exported from Malta and Gibraltor to the United Kingdom, subject to such Regulations and in Vessels of such Tonnage as prescribed by Stat. 53 G. III. c. 155.—57 G. III. c. 36. § 9. notwithstanding this Act. Ib. Ib.
For establishing Articles and Orders for regulating and Government of the Navy, &c. 13 Car. II. c. 9. 311
The Articles which are to be observed. § 1. Ib
Provisoes touching the Powers of the Lord Admiral. This Act repealed, 22 G. II. c. 33. § 1. § 3. Ib.
For confirming an Act, intituled, An Act for encouraging and increasing of Shipping and Navigation, &c. 13 Car. II. c. 14. 316
Statutes 12 Car. II. c. 18. c. 32. c. 36. c.34. c. 13. c. 6. and 12 Car. II. pr. P. 253. confirmed, and declared to have the full force of Acts or Parliament. Ib. 317
For providing Carriage by Land and by Water for the Use of His Majesty's Navy and Ordnance. 14 Car. II. c. 20. 413
Carriages, Horses, &c. may be taken for the Service of the Navy or Ordnance, on Notice to Two or more neighbouring Justices, who shall issue Warrants to Places within 12 Miles. § 1. Ib.
Rate of Recompence. Ib. Ib.
Admiralty, Commissioners of the Navy, Master and Lieutenant of the Ordnance, may impress Ships, Hoys, &c. for the Service. § 2. Ib.
Rates of Hire. Ib. Ib.
If not agreed, to be settled by Trinity House of Deptford Strond. Ib. Ib.
Persons refusing to furnish Carriages, Ships, &c. or after they have undertaken, neglecting, &c. the same; on Conviction by Oath of Officer or Two other Witnesses—Penalty, to be levied by Distress. § 3. Ib.
Proviso respecting Length of Journey and Continuance in Employment. § 4. 414
Justices, or Persons appointed by Admiralty, &c. taking Gift to spare any Person, or charging Persons not liable, or impressing more Carriages than necessary—Penalty £10. § 5. Ib.
Persons not empowered impressing Carriages, Horses, Ships, &c.—Punishment as by Stat. 12 Car. II. c. 24. Ib. Ib.
In what Case certain Ships, Hoys, &c. not liable. § 6. Ib.
Continuance of Act. § 7. Ib.
Proviso for extra Allowance for Carriage of Timber within the Division of the New Forest. This Act continued for Seven Years, 1 Jac. II. c. 11. § 1.—4 & 5 W. & M. c. 24. § 1. and for Seven Years, from Sept. 1700. 11 & 12 W. III. c. 13. § 1. but now expired. § 8. Ib.
To prevent Disturbances of Seamen, and to preserve the Stores belonging to His Majesty's Navy. 16 Car. II. c. 5. exp. 520
Certain Officers may punish Disturbances by Seamen and others relating to the Navy Service, by Fine or Imprisonment. § 1. Ib.
May discharge Penalty, or for Non-payment thereof imprison. § 2. Ib.
Fines paid to the Clerk of the Chest. Ib. Ib.
May bind to good Behaviour. § 3. 521
May inquire concerning embezzling of Stores and Ammunition, and search for the same, and imprison until Recognizance entered into. § 4. Ib.
Two Officers may proceed. § 5. Ib.
Continuance of Act, Two Years, &c. Ib. Ib.
To prevent Disturbances of Seamen, and preserve Stores belonging to the Navy. 18 & 19 Car. II. c. 12. exp. 615
Jurisdiction of Treasurer § 1. Ib.
Commissioners of the Navy to punish Offenders—Fine and Imprisonment. Ib. Ib.
Power of Committal. 18 & 19 Car. II. c. 12. § 1. 615
How Fines to be applied. Ib. 616
Commissioners, &c. may bind to good Behaviour. § 2. Ib.
Commissioners, &c. may search for Ammunition, &c. embezzled—Punishment of Offenders. § 3. Ib.
Officers to exercise the Power given by this Act in any Franchise. § 4. Ib.
Executors of Seaman shall pay but 12d. for proving the Will. § 5. Ib.
Taking larger Fee—Penalty £10. Ib. Ib.
Continuance of Act, Two Years, &c. § 6. Ib.
For the Revival of Stat. 18 & 19 Car. II. c. 12. 22 & 23 Car. II. c. 23. exp. 741
The said Act, except § 5, continued. § 1. Ib.
Where the Value of the Stores embezzled is under 20s., Treasurer of the Navy, &c. may convict and impose Penalty, which may be levied by Distress—If not sufficient Distress, Imprisonment. § 2. 742
Power to Treasurer, &c. to grant Warrant to enter any Ship in the Day-time, and search for stolen Goods—Contents of Warrant. § 3. Ib.
In case of Resistance the Persons deputed may enter and break open Hatches and take the Goods. Ib. Ib.
Proviso respecting undue Seizures. Ib. Ib.
Personating Seamen, &c. in the Presence of Commissioners or Paymaster, in order to receive Money due to Seamen, &c.—Punishment. § 4. Ib.
Counterfeiting the Hands of Treasurer, &c. of the Navy, or producing a counterfeit Ticket—Committed, or to find Surety. § 5. Ib.
Power to Treasurer, &c. of the Navy to administer an Oath. § 6. Ib.
A general Liberty given to the said Treasurer, &c. to execute their Power. § 7. 743
Only 5s. to be paid for the Probate of any Will, or granting Letters of Administration of the Estate of any Person dying in the Pay of His Majesty's Navy, except the Estate be £20 or upwards—Penalty £10. § 8. Ib.
Stat. 22 Car. II. c. 5. confirmed. § 9. Ib.
Powers given by this Act may be executed by Lord High Admiral. § 10. Ib.
No double Punishment. § 11. Ib.
Continuance of Act, 7 Years, &c. § 12. Ib.

-, See Ships.

Needle-work See Lace.

Newcastle, Port of

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Act for Admeasurement of Keels and Boats carrying Coals. 30 Car. II. c. 8. 891

New Forest See Naby.


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For restraining Non-Conformists from inhabiting in Corporations. 17 Car. II. c. 2. 575
Persons in Holy Orders not having declared their Assent to the Matters required in Stat. 14 Car. II. c. 4. to take the Oath in this Act mentioned. 17 Car. II. c. 2. § 1. 575
Persons preaching in Conventicles not to come within Five Miles of any Corporation—Sending Members to Parliament (Exception) before they have taken said Oath—Penalty £40. § 2. Ib.
Such Persons, or those not frequenting the Established Church, not to teach in any Public or Private School, &c.—Penalty £ 40. § 3. Ib.
Two Justices may commit Offenders charged on Oath, unless they make and subscribe Oath and Declaration. § 4. Ib.
Proviso for Persons served with Process. This Act repealed 52 G. III. c. 155. § 1. § 5. Ib.

Norfolk and Norwich See Stuffs.

Northampton, Town of

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For rebuilding of. 27 Car. II. c. 1. 798

Northern Counties and Borders

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For preventing Theft, &c. upon the Northern Borders of England. 14 Car. II. c. 22. 417
From Michaelmas 1662 for 5 Years, Justices in Sessions may make Order for charging the Inhabitants for the Safeguard of the said Counties. § 1. Ib.
The Amount above which the said Counties are not to be charged. § 2. Ib.
Quarter Sessions may appoint Persons to have the Command of a certain Number of Men, and may issue Warrants for levying Money for the Safeguard of the said Counties. Ib. Ib.
May be levied by Distress. Ib. Ib.
Justices may hear Complaints against Persons refusing to obey Act, and may bind over such Persons. Ib. Ib.
Justices may appoint Treasurers to receive such Monies, and may agree with Persons to be employed in the said Service. § 3. Ib.
Persons employed in the Border Service corruptly forbearing to discover or apprehend Moss Troopers—Disability—Imprisonment. § 4. Ib.
Justices may moderate Charge. § 5. 418
Continuance of Act, 5 Years § 6. Ib.
Statutes 4 Jac. I. c. 1. 7 Jac. I. c.1. revived. § 7. Ib.
Clergy taken away or Transportation. This Act continued for Seven Years from the above Expiration, 18 & 19 Car. II. c. 3.—29 & 30 Car. II. c. 2. and by several subsequent Acts, and last until 1st Sept. 1744, by 6 G. II. c. 37. § 7. and together with that Act made perpetual, 31 G. II. c. 42. § 1. 18 & 19 Car. II. c. 3. § 2. 598
Statutes 14 Car. II. c. 22. 18 & 19 Car. II. c. 3. continued for Seven Years, &c. 29 & 30 Car. II. c. 2. § 1. 864
Quarter Sessions of the said Counties to take Security of Persons employed in the Border Service for the Preservation of said Counties. § 2. Ib.
Stolen Goods to be entered in Books to be kept in Market Towns within Fortyeight Hours after the same are stolen. Ib. Ib.
Quarterly Sessions yearly, or every Two Years, in open Court, to appoint Persons for the said Service. § 3. 865
Persons so employed to receive the Sacrament, and deliver Certificate to the next Quarter Sessions, and take the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy, and subscribe the Declaration of Stat. 25 Car. II. c. 2. § 8. See Note to 14 Car. II. c. 22. which seems also to apply to this Act. 29 & 30 Car. II. c. 2. § 4. 865


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Free Trade to. 25 Car. II. c. 7. § 8. 793

Nuncupative Wills See Frauds and Perjuries.