Mercurii, 30 Aprilis, 14° Car.
Leave of Absence.
ORDERED, That Sir Edward Harley, who hath
constantly attended the Service of this House, have
Leave to go into the Country.
Ordered, That the Report of the Election for the
Town of Boston be heard on Tuesday next.
Ly. Wandesford's Estate.
Mr. Bunckley reports from the Committee to which
the Bill concerning the Lady Wandesford, for confirming
Letters Patents, granted by his Majesty, for draining of
certain ouzy Grounds, was committed, That the whole
Body of the Bill was so altered and amended by the Committee, and so many Provisoes and Additions to be made
thereto, that it was not possible to insert the Amendments into the old Bill: And therefore the Committee
having made some Alterations and Additions in the
Preamble, had caused the Body of the Bill, with the
Alterations and Additions, to be new writ: Which he
delivered in at the Clerk's Table.
And the same was there read the First time.
Ordered, That the said Bill, with the Alterations and
Amendments returned from the Committee, be read the
Second time on Monday next.
Serjeant Charlton reports from the Committee of Privileges and Elections, touching the Election for the Town
of Cardigan in Wales, between Mr. Phillips and Sir Francis
Lloyd, That the Question did arise upon the Statute of
the Thirty-fifth of Henry the VIIIth, as to the Notice to
be given of the Election for Members to serve for Shire
Towns in Wales: And the Committee was of Opinion,
that Notice of all Elections of Members for Shire
Towns ought, by the Intent of the said Act, to be
given to the Out Corporations and Boroughs which do
not send Burgesses themselves: And that no such Notice
being given, therefore the Election of the said Mr.
Phillips was void.
Resolved, That this House doth agree with the Committee, That the Election of Mr. Phillips, to serve for
the Shire Town of Cardigan, is void; because due
Notice was not given of the said Election.
Resolved, That this House doth agree with the Committee, That Notice of all Elections of Members, to serve
for Shire Towns in Wales, ought to be given to the Out
Corporations and Boroughs in such Shire.
Uniformity of Worship.
Serjeant Charlton reports from the Committee which
were appointed to peruse the Amendments, made by this
House to the Amendments and Provisoes sent from the
Lords to the Bill of Uniformity; and to draw up Instructions and Reasons, to be insisted on at the Conference
to be had with the Lords upon the said Amendments;
the several Reasons which were agreed by the Committee
to be insisted on, which were allowed by this House.
Ordered, That Mr. Herbert do go up to the Lords,
to desire a Conference upon the Amendments to the Bill
Mr. Herbert reports from the Lords, That they had
consented to a present Conference, in the Painted Chamber, upon the Amendments to the Bill of Uniformity.
Ordered, That Sir Robert Holt, Sir Francis Goodrick,
Mr. York, and Mr. Pryn, do peruse the old Laws touching the Observation of the Lord's Day; and bring in a
new Bill to supply any Defects therein; and to provide
for the better observing thereof: And that no Arrests be
made on that Day, but Penalties imposed on such as shall
presume to do it.
Ordered, That the Matter concerning Lyndsey Level be
heard on Friday Morning at Nine of the Clock.
Ordered, That the Business of the Militia be taken into
Consideration on Saturday Morning.
Committee of Trade.
Ordered, That the Committee of Trade do sit this
Ordered, That John Awood senior, Richard Sanders
junior, John Pardo junior, John Hall, John Randall,
Phillip Portman, John Amphlet, and Samuell Hamby,
being sent for, and taken into Custody, for a Breach of
Privilege, in seizing the Goods of Colonel Sandys, they
having submitted themselves, be discharged of their
Commitment, paying their Fees.
House not to sit.
The Question being put, That the House do sit Tomorrow;
It passed in the Negative.
And so the House adjourned till Friday Morning
next, Eight of the Clock.