Wednesday, 1st of April, 1657.
A BILL enabling Judith Terry and Elizabeth Terrey
to join with their Father in Making of Leases, for
One-and-twenty Years, of several Copyhold Estates,
held of the Manor of Stoak-Newington, within the
County of Middlesex, was this Day read the Third time;
and, upon the Question, passed.
Ordered, That the Lord Protector's Consent be desired
to this Bill.
Colonel Carter reports Amendments to the Bill for
settling Lands upon Sir Hardres Waller Knight: Which
were twice read; and, upon the Question, assented unto.
Another Amendment was offered to the said Bill at the
Table, in these Words; "And be it further enacted, by
the Authority aforesaid, That the Lord Deputy, or the
Chief Governor of Ireland, with his Highness's Council
there, or any Three or more of them shall, and are
hereby appointed and authorized to, set out the said
Lands, accordingly:" Which were twice read; and, upon
the Question, assented unto.
The Question being put, That this Bill, thus amended,
shall be ingrossed;
The House was divided.
The Yeas went forth.
||Tellers for the Yeas:
||With the Yeas,
||Tellers for the Noes:
||With the . . . .,
So it was Resolved, That this Bill, thus amended, shall
A Bill for amending the River of Owse, at or near the
City of York, was this Day read the Second time; and,
upon the Question, committed to the Committee for
bringing-in the Bill for the Courts of York: And that Lord
Broghill, Alderman Foot, Sir John Reynolds, Alderman
Gelder, Mr. Vincent, Colonel Grosvenor, be added to
this Committee: And are to meet To-morrow Morning,
at Seven of the Clock, in the Duchy Chamber.
Leave of Absence.
Ordered, That Mr. Jenkinson have Leave to go into
the Country for Fourteen Days.
A Bill for making the River of Avon, between the
City of Bath and Bristoll, navigable, was this Day read
the First time; and, upon the Question, ordered to be
read the Second time, this Day Sevennight.
Petition from London.
The humble Petition of the Mayor, Aldermen, and
Commons, of the City of London, in Common-Council
assembled, was read.
Ordered, That this Petition be referred to a Committee:
Viz. to Mr. Attorney-General, Alderman Foot, Major
Burton, Mr. Lloyd, Colonel Weldon, Mr. Berkley, Colonel
Cooper, Mr. Kiffyn, Alderman Tigh, Sir Christofer Pack,
Colonel Harvey, Mr. Pedley, Major Beake, Sir Richard
Onsloe, Mr. Drake, Mr. Carey, Sir Gilbert Pickering,
Mr. Moody, Colonel White, Alderman Gelder, Doctor
Clerges, Mr. Alsop, Mr. Downing, Mr. Holland, Mr.
Whitway, Captain Stone, Mr. Upton, Sir Wm. Strickland,
Mr. Long, Colonel Mathews, Mr. Rolle, Colonel Gorges:
And are to meet at Seven of Clock To-morrow Morning,
in the Inner Court of Wards: And that this Committee
have Power to send for the several Patents, and for
Persons, Paper, Witnesses, and Records; and to hear all
Parties concerned: And that the Rights of all Parties be
Ordered, That the Report between Gresham and
Gresham be made To-morrow Morning.
Ld. Craven's Petition.
The humble Petition of Wm. Lord Craven was this
Resolved, That this Business be heard at the Bar of this
Ordered, That it be heard upon Tuesday Sevennight.
Ordered, That the Report for Recusants be made Tomorrow.
Ordered, That the Bill for more frequent Preaching
of the Gospel, and Maintenance of Ministers, in the
City of Bristoll, be read the Second time To-morrow.
Ordered, That Sir John Stowell's Petition be read on
Saturday Morning next.
Ordered, That the Bill for new Buildings be read the
Second time on Friday Morning next.
Ordered, That Captain Arthur's Report be read on
Friday Morning next.
Ordered, That the Report for Mrs. Bastwick be made
on Saturday Morning next.
Ordered, That Colonel Cook's Committee be revived
for a Week longer.
Ordered, That the Report touching Harvey and Holland be made on Saturday Morning.
Ordered, That the Petition concerning the Forest of
Exmore be read on Saturday.
Sir John Reynolds reports from the Committee to whom
the Petition of Albert Lemmerman, Abraham Ampen, and
Company, Owners of the Ship and Goods The Jacob of
Amsterdam, was referred, the Opinion of the Committee,
That this Business be referred to the Judges of the
Admiralty, for their speedy and effectual Relief in the
Matters complained of: And that no Prohibition be
granted in the Case.
Resolved, That this Report be re-committed to the
same Committee; And that Mr. Attorney-General be
added to that Committee.
Resolved, That the Committee do report the Bill
touching the Abuse in point of Wrecks, on this Day