Martis, 18 Junii, 13° Car. Regis.
Leave of Absence.
ORDERED, That Sir William Fenwick, one of the
Knights for the County of Northumberland, have
Leave to go into the Country.
Records of King's Bench, &c.
Ordered, That the Records of the King's Bench and
Common Pleas, which, by Order of a pretended Committee of Parliament, bearing Date the Twenty-ninth of
January 1649, were removed out of the Rooms over the
Parliament House, be brought back, and kept there, as
formerly they used to be.
Thynne's Marriage Settlement.
A Bill for Supply of a Defect in a Conveyance made
upon the Marriage of Sir Henry Fredericke Thynne with
Mary his now Wife, was read the First time.
Resolved, That the same be read again, the Second
time, on Friday next.
A Bill to enable the Sale of some of the Lands of
Thomas Hunt Esquire, and John Hunt Gentleman, for
Payment of their Debts, being ingrossed, was this Day
read the Third time.
Resolved, That the said Bill do pass.
Resolved, That the Title of the said Bill shall be, An
Act to enable the Sale of some of the Lands of Thomas
Hunt Esquire, and John Hunt Gentleman, for Payment
of their Debts.
And Mr. Fowell is to carry up the said Bill to the
Lords for their Concurrence.
A Bill for erecting and augmenting of Vicarages, was
this Day read the First time.
Resolved, That the said Bill be read again, the Second
time, on Monday next.
Cardiff Return amended.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the Deputy Clerk
of the Crown, now attending at the Door with the Returns, do take from off the File the Writ and Indenture
whereby Mr. Bassett was returned Burgess for Cardiff;
and that he cancel the same.
Resolved, further, That he do raze the Name of Sir
Richard Lloyd out of the Indenture, whereby he was returned Burgess for the said Town of Cardiff; and that
he do, instead thereof, insert the Name of * Thomas
Esquire, who was duly elected for the said Town of
In Obedience whereunto, the Deputy to the Clerk of
the Crown did, at the Clerk's Table, take the said Writ
and Indenture, whereby the said Mr. Bassett was returned,
from off the File, and cancelled the same; and did raze
the Name of the said Sir Richard Lloyd out of the Indenture whereby he was returned; and, instead thereof, inserted the Name of the said Mr. Thomas.
Sir Phillip Warwick, according to an Order of the
Thirteenth of June last, did this Day make Report to
this House of the State of the Particulars designed for his
Majesty's constant Revenue, to the Effect following:
That, by an Order, made the One-and-thirtieth of July
1660, by the Commons then assembled, it was referred
to a Committee, to consider of settling such a Revenue
on his Majesty, as might maintain the Splendor and
Grandeur of his Kingly Office, and preserve the Crown
from Want, and from being undervalued by his Neighbours; and to make a speedy Report to the House.
In pursuance whereof, several Particulars were designed for his Majesty's Revenue.
And that, upon the whole Matter, he found the Customs, estimated at Five hundred thousand Pounds per
Annum, would fall short One hundred thousand Pounds:
That the Excise, valued at Three hundred thousand
Pounds, would fall short Fifty thousands:
That the Crown Lands, valued at One hundred and
Twenty thousand Pounds, would fall short Forty thousand
That the Estimate upon Advance of the Queen's Jointure, at Fifty thousand Pounds, will fall short Forty thousand Pounds:
That the Estates forfeited, estimated at Thirty-eight thousand Pounds, will fall short Twenty-five thousand Pounds:
That the Wine Licences, estimated at Twenty-five
thousand Pounds, will fall short Ten thousand Pounds:
Total of the Defects, Two hundred Sixty-five thousand
That there were other Particulars fell short; but he
would not trouble the House at present with them, because perchance they might bear their own Remedies.
And he recommended very earnestly the Laws for coercive Powers to be strengthened.
Ordered, That a Committee be appointed to inspect
and examine the Business of the King's Majesty's Revenue, and the Particulars proposed to make it up; and
to report how much, and wherein, the same is defective;
and by what means it may be best and most effectually
And a Committee was accordingly appointed of the
Members following; Sir Phillip Warwick, Mr. Comptroller, Mr. Ashburnham, Sir Heneage Finch, Sir Charles
Harbord, Sir Allen Brodrick, Mr. Edw. Phillips, Sir Wm.
Fleetwood, Mr. Lewis Palmer, Sir Henry Herbert, Lord
Bruce, Mr. Edw. Seymour, Sir Robert Bolles, Mr. Secretary Morice, Mr. Wm. Sandis, Mr. Birch, Sir Wm.
Lewes, Sir Tho. Leigh, Sir Robert Atkins, Lord Brereton,
Lord Rich. Butler, Sir Baneham Throgmorton, Mr. Fane,
Lord St. John, Serjeant Charleton, Sir Allen Apsley, Mr.
Henry Coventry, Lord Cornebury, Sir John Goodrick, Sir
John Nicholas, Sir Tho. Fanshaw, Mr. Robert Phillips,
Lord Falkland, Sir John Brampston, Sir Lan. Lake, Sir
Hugh Windham, Mr. Thurland, Mr. Clifford, Lord Candish, Sir John Denham, Colonel Windham, Colonel Legg,
Sir Rich. Ford, Mr. Mountague, Sir Wm. Smith, Sir
Tho. Littleton, Sir Rich. Onslow, Sir James Smith, Sir
Tho. Woodcock, Sir Ben. Ayliff, Lord Mandevil, Mr.
Knight, Mr. John Trelawney, Mr. Fretchvill, Sir Edm.
Pooley, Sir Cha. Cornwallis, Mr. Harvy, Sir Tho. Bloodworth, Mr. Griffin, Mr. Williams, Mr. Goodrick, Mr.
Lovelace, Sir Robert Howard, Mr. Egerton, Sir Nich.
Crispe, Mr. Phinees Andrewes, Mr. Clifton, Mr. Chowne,
Sir John Holland, Mr. Giles Strangwayes, Lord Buckhurst,
Sir John Barrington, Sir Jordan Crosland, Sir John Covett,
Mr. Hussey, Mr. Law. Hyde, Mr. Nicholas, Sir John
Vaughan, Sir Wm. Heywood, Mr. Bulteele, Sir Francis
Clerke, Mr. Francis Windham, Sir Georg Reeve, Mr.
Peckham, Sir Jo. Strangwayes, Colonel Sandis, Sir Jo.
Talbot, Mr. George Pitts, Sir Antho. Irby, Sir Jo. Harrison, Sir Edw. Massey, Mr. Trelawney, Sir Georg Sandis,
Mr. Swanton, Sir Antho. Cope, Sir John Duncomb, Sir
Theop. Biddolph, Mr. Glascock, Mr. Taylor, Mr. Maurice,
Mr. Coriton, Mr. Smith, Sir John Shaw, Sir Hum. Bennett, Mr. Bunkley, Mr. Churchill, Mr. Clerke, Mr. Crouch,
Mr. Wren, Mr. Waller, Mr. Pryn, Sir Wm. Compton,
Mr. Wm. Coventry, Mr. Fowell, Mr. Gawdy, Mr. Graham, Mr. Hungerford, Sir Tho. Ingram, Mr. Tho. Jones,
Mr. Kyrkby, Mr. Jo. Lowther, Sir Phillip Musgrave, Sir
Tho. Meres, Mr. Milward, Sir Henry North, Lord Ossory,
Sir Tho. Peyton, Sir Jo. Rolls, Sir Tho. Strickland, Mr. Strickland, Mr. Scot, Mr. Street, Mr. Attorney of the Duchy,
Sir Hump. Winch, Sir Henry Worsley, Sir John Yorke,
Mr. John Jones, Sir Rich. Temple, Sir Jo. Cary, Mr.
Dowdswell, Sir Wm. Doyley, Mr. Francis Finch, Colonel
Gilby, Sir Robert Holt; Mr. James Herbert, Lord Herbert, Mr. Jolliff, Sir Gilbert Ireland, Mr. Wm. Lowther,
Lord Mansfield, Mr. Georg Mountague, Mr. Musgrave,
Mr. Chetwind, Sir Hen. Newton, Sir Wm. Powell, Mr.
Pepis, Mr. Hender Roberts, Sir Adrian Scroope, Mr.
Swinfen, Mr. Sandis, Mr. Tanner, Mr. Vice-chamberlain,
Mr. Whitley, Sir Edw. Walpoole, Sir Solomon Swale, Mr.
Jeffery Palmer, Mr. Welden, Mr. Biscowen: And all the
Members of this House that shall be present shall have
Votes at the Committee: And the said Committee are
hereby impowered to make Sub Committees, as there
shall be Occasion; and to receive the Petition of the
Brewers, or any other Petitions that shall be offered to
them, concerning his Majesty's Revenue: And to send
for Persons, Papers, Witnesses, and Records: And they
are to meet in this House on Friday next, at Two of the
And this House then resolved itself into a Committee
of the whole House, to proceed in the further Debate of
the Bill for ordering the Forces in the several Counties
of this Kingdom: And
Mr. Speaker left the Chair: And
Sir Heneage Finch, his Majesty's Solicitor General,
took the Chair:
And after much Debate upon the said Bill,
Mr. Speaker again took the Chair.
And Mr. Solicitor General making Report, that the
Committee of the whole House had had much Debate
upon the said Bill, but made little Progress therein;
Ordered, That the Debate of the Bill for Confirmation
of publick Acts be adjourned till To-morrow Morning,
at Nine of the Clock.
And then the House adjourned till Seven of the
Clock To-morrow Morning.