Mercurii, 27 die Novembris, 13° Car. Regis 2d.
ORDERED, That the Committee to whom the Bill
against importing of foreign Wool-cards, Card-wire,
and Iron-wire, was committed, be revived; and be adjourned to meet on Thursday next, at Two of the Clock,
in the Afternoon, in the Exchequer Chamber.
Ordered, That all other Committees, that were to meet
Yesterday, be revived; and do meet this Afternoon, at
Two of the Clock, at the Places formerly appointed.
Covent Garden Parish.
Upon reading of the Petition of the Inhabitants of St.
Paul's Covent Garden;
Ordered, That the said Inhabitants of St. Paul's Covent Garden, and of St. Martin's in the Fields, and all
other Persons interested, be heard before the Committee
to whom the Bill for confirming an Act, made for making
Covent Garden a Parish, is committed, before they do
make Report of that Bill.
A Bill for confirming an Act for restoring the Earl of
Arundell, Norfolk, and Surrey, to the Dignity and Title
of Duke of Norfolke, was this Day read the Second time.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the said Bill be
committed to Lord Falkland, Sir Rich. Onslow, Sir George
Ryve, Sir Wm. Lewis, Mr. Gawdy, Sir Robert Howard,
Lord Bruce, Lord Herbert, Lord Richardson, Mr. Robert
Phillips, Lord Cornebury, Colonel Legg, Lord Angier,
Sir Tho. Strickland, Mr. Vaughan, Mr. Clifford, Lord
Dromore, Sir Robert Holt, Mr. Steward, Mr. Hen. Coventry, Mr. Newport, Sir Solomon Swale, Sir Edm. Pocley,
Sir Rob. Brooke, Sir Wm. Doyley, Dr. Birkenhead, Mr.
Scudamore, Sir Henry Bennett, Lord St. John, Mr. Bulteele, Mr. Spry, Mr. Goring, Colonel *, Mr. Thurland
Mr. Churchill, Sir Wm. Fleetwood, Mr. Robert Crooke,
Sir Henry North, Mr. Chichesley, Sir Charles Blount, Sir
James Smith, Lord Ancram, Mr. Chetwin, Mr. William
Coventry, Sir Hugh Windham, Sir Thomas Leigh, Sir
Anth. Cope, Mr. Peckham, Mr. Wm. Sandys, Mr. Trelawney, Sir John Talbott, and all the Members of this
House that serve for the Counties of Norfolke and Surrey:
And they are to meet To-morrow, in the Afternoon, in
the Exchequer Chamber, at Two of the Clock: And to
send for, and take into Consideration, the Act made by
the King, with the Advice of the Lords and Commons
in the last Assembly; and also the Copy of the Letters
Patent granted to the first Duke of Norfolke; and the
Indictment of the last Duke; and such other Papers and
Records, as they shall find necessary.
Upon reading of the Petition of Thomas Maurice
Esquire, a Member of this House;
Ordered, That the Case of the said Mr. Maurice, in
Relation to the Manor of Boyton Hall in Essex (a Lease
whereof for One-and-twenty Years was granted unto him
by Roger Nightingale, one of the Petty Canons of St. Paul's
Church, London, lately deceased) be recommended to his
Majesty's Commissioners for Relief of Purchasers; to take
the same into Consideration, and give such Relief as they
shall find Cause: And, in the mean time, it is desired,
by this House, that the Dean and Chapter of St. Paule,
or the Successor of the said Roger Nightingale, do
forbear to grant any new Lease of the said Manor to
any other Person: And, if the aforesaid Commissioners
cannot reconcile the Difference, then they are desired to
certify Matter of Fact, with their Opinions, to this House.
Courts of Justice.
Ordered, That the Bill for reforming Abuses in the
Law, and Courts of Justice, be read the Second time
Ordered, That Sir Thomas Meers do, on Friday next,
by Nine of the Clock in the Morning, make Report of
the Bill for confirming the Act concerning Ministers.
And then the House resolved into a Committee of
the whole House, further to debate the Matter of his
Majesty's present Supply.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Serjeant Charleton took the Chair.
After which Mr. Speaker again took the Chair.
And the House taking that Matter into Debate;
Resolved, upon the Question, That there be Eighteen
Months Assessment, at Seventy thousand Pounds a
Resolved also, upon the Question, That the Eighteen
Months Assessment shall commence from the Five-andtwentieth of December next.
Resolved further, upon the Question, That the Eighteen
Months Assessment be raised by Six Quartorly Payments;
and the First Payment to be the Five-and-twentieth of
Ordered, That Mr. Solicitor General, Serjeant Maynard, Serjeant Keeling, Serjeant Charllon, Serjeant
Rainsford, Mr. John Vaughan, and Mr. Prynn, be
desired to prepare and bring in a Bill, pursuant to these
and the former Votes: And the Matter is specially recommended to the Care of Serjeant Charleton.
Relief of Loyalists.
Ordered, That the Persons undernamed be appointed
a Committee, to consider, and propound to this House,
such Ways as they shall think fit, for a further Supply,
Reparation, and Ease of his Majesty's loyal and suffering
Subjects, who have faithfully and constantly served his
Majesty, or his Royal Father; Serjeant Charleton, Sir
Baynham Throckmorton, Sir Tho. Strickiand, Mr. Clifford,
Sir Hugh Windham, Lord Bruce, Lord Falkland, Sir
Robert Howard, Mr. Wm. Sandis, Sir Tho. Wendy, Mr.
Glascock, Colonel Kirkby, Mr. Mountague, Colonel
Sandis, Colonel Leg, Sir Maurice Berkeley, Sir Wm.
Compton, Sir Courtney Poole, Mr. Lowther, Mr. Robert
Crooke, Sir Charles Hussey, Lord Fanshaw, Mr. Fane,
Mr. Churchill, Colonel Glles Strangwaies, Colonel
Fretchvile, Sir Solomon Swale, Sir Lancelott Lake, Sir
Robert Brooke, Sir Adrian Scroope, Sir John Talbott, Mr.
Henry Coventry, Sir Allan Broderick, Sir John Goodrick,
Sir Francis Clerke, Sir Rich. Ford, Dr. Birkenhead, Sir
Roger Bradshaigh, Sir Tho. Doleman, Mr. Clerke, Sir
Robert Bolls, Sir Tho. Meres, Sir Will. Harward, Colonel
Edward Windham, Sir Tho. Leigh, Lord Cornebury, Mr.
Reames, Mr. Scudamore, Colonel Francis Windham, Sir
Hen. Puckering alias Newton, Lord Brereton, Colonel
Robinson, Sir Edm. Peirce, Sir Henry Bennet, Sir John
Dunccmbe, Colonel Whitley, Mr. Rigby, Mr. Tomkins,
Mr. Price, Colonel Shackerley, Mr. Newton, Mr. Eyre,
Sir John Robinson, Mr. Lewis Palmer: And they are to
meet To-morrow in the Afternoon, at Two of the Clock
in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons,
Papers, and Records.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, at Eight of the Clock.