Mercurii, 10 Julii, 13° Car. 1661.
SIR John Goodrick reports Amendments to the Bill of
Sir John Mounson, for draining the Level of the Fens
upon the River Ancolne in Lincolneshire, from the Committee to whom the said Bill was committed, together
with several Provisoes to be added, and made Part of the
said Bill: Which Amendments and Provisoes being once
Resolved, That the said Bill, with the several Amendments and Provisoes, be re-committed to the said Committee: Who are to meet To-morrow, at Two of the
Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And
to send for Persons, Papers, Witnesses, and Records.
Duchy of Cornewall Leasing.
Ordered, That the Matter upon the Bill for enabling
his Majesty to make Leases of Lands belonging to the
Duchy of Cornewall, be recommended to the Care of Sir
Robert Atkins, to see it dispatched: And the Committee
is to sit this Afternoon, at Three of the Clock.
High Commission Court.
Sir Edmond Peirse reports Amendments to the Bill for
Explanation of a Clause contained in an Act of Parliament, made in the Seventeenth Year of the late King
Charles, intituled, An Act for Repeal of a Branch of a
Statute 1° Elizabeth', concerning Commissioners for
Causes Ecclesiastical: Which Amendments being opened
by the Reporter in his Place; and brought up, and twice
read at the Table; and a Proviso being found necessary
to be added to the said Bill;
Ordered, That Mr. Solicitor General, Mr. Yorke, Mr.
Thurland, Serjeant Charleton, Sir Herbottle Grimstone,
Master of the Rolls, Doctor Burwell, and Sir Robert Atkins, do withdraw into the Speaker's Chamber, to pen a
Proviso, to be added to the said Bill.
Sir Heneage Finch made Report from the said Committee, of a Proviso agreed upon to be added to the said
Bill; as also an Amendment to be made to the last
Amendment reported: Which Proviso and Amendment
being twice read, and agreed to;
Resolved, That the said Bill, with the several Amendments and Proviso agreed to, be ingrossed.
Carriages for the King.
Mr. Edward Seymour reports Amendments to the Bill
for necessary Carriages for his Majesty for his Royal Progress: Which he read, with the Coherence, in his Place;
and afterwards, delivered in the same at the Clerk's Table:
Which Amendments and Proviso being twice read at the
Table; and, upon the Question, agreed to;
Resolved, That the Bill, with the said Amendments
and Proviso, be ingrossed.
Ordered, That the Report from the Committee of the
King's Majesty's Revenue, be heard To-morrow Morning.
Disbanding the Army, &c.
Ordered, That the Report from the Committee for
disbanding the Army and Navy, be heard To morrow
Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Bill for
investing the King with Monies as have been received
for publick Uses, and not pardoned by the Act of Oblivion, was referred, be revived; and sit in the former
Place this Afternoon, at Two of the Clock; and so de
die in diem, till they have perfected their Report.
Pains and Penaities against Regicides.
Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Bill declaring the Pains, Penalties, and Forfeitures, to be imposed upon the Estates and Persons of certain notorious
Offenders exempted out of the Act of free and general
Pardon, Indemnity, and Oblivion, was committed, do
speed their Report without taking Notice of any Provisoes or Petitions, or examining the Titles or Claims of
any Persons pretending Interest in the said Offenders
Estates, but what were particularly recommended to
them by the former Order of this House.
Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Bill for
preventing the Mischiefs and Dangers that may arise by
certain Persons called Quakers, and other Schismaticks;
and to whom the Bill against Vagrants, and wandering,
idle, dissolute Persons; was also committed, be revived;
and do sit in the Exchequer Chamber this Afternoon, at
Two of the Clock.
Ordered, That the same Committee be likewise revived,
as to the Bill against Perjury, which is committed to the
same Committee; and do sit upon the said Bill, at the
Time and Place aforesaid.
Charge against Haslerig.
Ordered, That the Evidence against Sir Arthur Haslerig, deceased, being one of the Persons excepted by the
Act of Indemnity and Oblivion, as to Pains, Penalties, and
Forfeitures, not extending to Life, be heard at the Bar
To-morrow Morning, at Nine of the Clock: Whereof
his Majesty's Attorney General is to have Notice, that
he may come prepared accordingly.
Ordered, That the Bill for the Execution of certain
Persons attainted of High Treason, be read To-morrow
Morning, at Ten of the Clock, the First time.
Countess of Dorset's Jointure.
Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Countess
of Dorset, Pembrook, and Mountgomerie's Bill is committed, be revived; and do sit in the former Place To-morrow in the Afternoon; and so de die in diem, till they have
perfected their Report.
And then the House adjourned till Eight of the
Clock, To-morrow Morning.