Die Veneris, 18 Januarii, 1649.
Probates of Wills, &c.
AN Act for settling Courts for the Administration of
Justice to the People, in Cases of Wills, Administrations, Legacies, Marriages, and Divorces, was this
Day read the Second time; and, upon the Question, committed to the former Committee: And all that come to
have Voices: And the said Committee are to meet this
Afternoon, at Two of Clock, in the Exchequer Chamber;
and so de die in diem; and forthwith to report it to the
Ordered, That Mr. Hill do bring in the Bill touching
registring Conveyances and Incumbrances This-day-sevennight.
Writs of Error.
Ordered, That Sir Arthur Hesilrig do bring in the Bill
touching Errors on This-day-sevennight.
The House this Day resumed the Debate upon the Bill
for regulating the Sequestrations of Papists and Delinquents Estates.
The Question being propounded, That the Clause for
the double Penalty in the said Bill, for not paying in the
Monies, do stand;
The House was divided.
The Yeas went forth.
||Tellers for the Yeas:
|Sir Peter Wentworth,
||With the Yeas,
Sir Wm. Armyn,
||Tellers for the Noes:
|Sir John Bourchier,
||With the Noes,
So the Question passed with the Negative.
Resolved, That, in that Clause, after the Words "so
"much more," these Words, "as the said Commissioners for compounding shall think sit, not exceeding
the Moiety of such Monies," be inserted.
Resolved, That the Word "Lands" be inserted into
that Clause of the Bill.
The House, according to former Order, adjourned
itself till Tuesday Morning next, Eight of Clock.