Thursday, the 20th of November, 1656.
Fens in Lincolnshire.
ORDERED, That the Bill touching the Fens in
Lincolnshire be read on Wednesday Morning next.
Ordered, That the Bill for draining Lands in Hamshire
be read on Wednesday Morning next.
Tauturier's, &c. Nat.
A Bill for Naturalizing of Florentine Tauturier,
Mathew Boucherett, Wm. Leonard, Robert Leonard and
Mary Leonard, William Northey, Mary Russell, Peter
Vasham, Thomas Whitstone, Katherine Whitestone and
Levina Whitstone, Frederick Losse, Andrew Wanley,
Valentine Wanley, David Collivaux, Philip Jago alias
Jegou, Thomas Mitchell, John George Sedowsky alias
Sedascue, Claudius Gilbert, Frederick Shloer, Harman
Barnes, Lodowick de Bourgougne alias Lambermont, and
Theodore Hoffe, was this Day read the Third time; and,
upon the Question, passed.
Ordered, That his Highness the Lord Protector's
Consent be desired to this Bill.
Manner of Addresses, &c.
The Lord Commissioner Whitelock reports, from the
Committee appointed to attend his Highness with the
Votes of the Parliament touching the Manner of Addresses, and Passing of Bills, That they have attended his
Highness with the Votes of the First and Fourteenth of
October, touching the said Addresses, and Manner of
passing of Bills; and that his Highness doth consent
thereunto: Only there is the Word "indorsed," where
it should be "entered."
Resolved, upon the Question, That the said Word
"indorsed" be put out; and the Word "entered" made
in the room thereof.
And the Book was so amended at the Table.
There being in the Bill which passed this Day, for
naturalizing several Persons, a Blank left for the Christian
Name of one Whitston and his Wife; the Bill being upon
the Table; it was moved, the same might be filled up
with these Words, "Richard and Catherine his Wife,"
in the Tenth Line of the First Press of the ingrossed Bill:
Which, upon the Question, was inserted.
And the Bill, so amended, was, upon the Question,
passed; and ordered to be presented to his Highness for
Court of Wards.
Mr. Robinson reports from the Committee to whom
the Bill for taking away the Court of Wards was committed, Amendments to the said Bill: Which were twice
read: And the Three first Amendments, being put, one
by one, were, upon the Question, agreed.
The last Amendment being read;
Resolved, That in this Clause, instead of the Words,
"double Rents shall," these Words be inserted; viz.
"where any Relief, or Double, Ancient, Yearly Rent
upon the Death of an Ancestor, was, in such Cases, formerly due and payable, a Double, Ancient, Yearly Rent
only, in lieu thereof, shall now:" And the said Clause,
so amended, was agreed: And all the Amendments, so
amended, were passed: And the Bill, so amended,
ordered to be ingrossed.
York Court of Law.
A Bill for erecting of a Court of Law, and a Court
of Equity, at the City of York, for the County of York,
the City of York, and County of the City of York,
the Town and County of Kingston upon Hull, the
County of Northumberland, the Town and County of
Newcastle upon Tyne, the Town of Barwick upon Tweed,
the County of Cumberland, City of Carliell, and County
of Westmerland, was this Day read the Second time; and,
upon the Question, committed: Viz. to Colonel Lassells,
General Desbrow, Mr. Robinson, Colonel Shapcott, Mr.
Bond, Sir Wm. Strickland, Alderman Foote, Mr. Attorney of the Duchy, Judge-Advocate Whaley, Lord Commissioner Whitelock, Lord Lambert, Lord Strickland,
Colonel Bethell, Mr. Carey, Major Beake, Colonel
Edwards, Mr. Robert Fenwick, Mr. Wm. Fenwick, MajorGeneral Whaley, Alderman Dickenson, Mr. Aston, Dr.
Clargis, Lord Cockram, Sir Christofer Pack, MajorGeneral Kelsey, Major-General Parker, Mr. Wm. Lister,
Mr. Nath. Bacon, Major-General Lilborne, Mr. Margetts,
Lord Richard Cromwell, Captain Lister, Captain Lilborne, Captain Baines, Major-General Howard, Mr.
Pury, Colonel Twisleton, Lord Ewre, Colonel Salmon,
Mr. Cowe, Sir Edward Rhodes, Mr. Noell, Major Blake,
Mr. Burton, Mr. Bankes, Colonel Cock, Mr. Anth. Smyth,
Mr. Bedford, Mr. Disbrow, and all the Gentlemen of
the Long Robe: And all that come, to have Voices: And
they are to meet on Saturday next, at Two of the Clock
in the Afternoon, in the Inner Court of Wards.
The humble Petition of the Lord Mayor and Court of
Aldermen of the City of London was read; together with
the humble Petition of divers Tanners using Leadenhall
Market, on Behalf of themselves, and divers others using
the said Market.
Major-General Goff presents a Petition, intituled, The
humble Petition of divers Tanners that frequent the
Market at Leadenhall in London, and other well-affected
Ordered, That Alderman Foote do bring in a Bill to
change the Market at Leadenhall from Monday to Tuesday.
Ordered, That the Amendments to the Bill for settling
Ministers in sequestered Vicarages be reported on
Monday Morning next.
Ordered, That the Bill for Transporting of Fish be read
To-morrow Morning, the first Business.
Ordered, That the Bill for Tryals, and Laying of
Actions, in their proper Counties, be read the Second
time To-morrow Morning.
Bibles falsely printed.
Ordered, That the Report from the Grand Committee
for Religion, touching the false Printing of the Bibles, be
made on Saturday Morning next.