Sabbati, 2 Maii, 15 Car. IIdi.
Bing's &c. Nat.
ORDERED, That the Names of Judith and
Katharine Bing be inserted into the Bill for
Ordered, That the Name of Bevill Skelton be inserted
into the Bill for Naturalization: And that these Members
following be added to the Committee to which the said
Bill is committed; viz. Mr. Crouch, Mr. Westfaling,
Sir John Brampston, Sir Cha. Cottrell, Mr. Langherne,
Mr. Rigby, Mr. Morrice, Mr. Lloyd, Colonel Edw.
Phillips, Mr. Owen.
A Bill for the Regulating of Vestries was this Day
read the First time.
Resolved, &c. That this Bill be read the Second time
on Monday next.
Writs of Error.
An ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, to prevent the
Abatement of Writs of Error, upon Judgments in the
Exchequer, was this Day read the First time.
Ordered, That the Name of * Linqueback be inserted
into the Bill for Naturalization.
Amendments, sent from the Lords, to an ingrossed
Bill, sent up from this House, to enable the Sale of some
of the Lands of Richard and Anthony Seignior, were twice
Resolved, &c. That the said Amendments be agreed
to; and inserted into the Bill.
A Bill for investing the Manor of Slindon, in the Crown,
was this Day read the Second time.
The Question being put, That the Bill be committed;
It passed in the Negative.
The Question being put, That the Bill be rejected;
It was resolved in the Affirmative.
Sale of Offices.
Sir Richard Temple reports from the Committee appointed to consider of Matters for preventing the Sale of
Offices, the Opinion of the Committee, That the Committee be impowered, by the House, to bring in a Bill
as well for the Discovery of the Offences against the
Statute of the Fifth of Edward the VIth, and other
Statutes, concerning the Buying and Selling of Offices,
committed since the First of January 1659, as for the
preventing the future Sale of Offices.
The Question being put, That Leave be given to the
Committee, for the bringing in a Bill for Discovery of
Offences against the Statute of the Fifth of Edward the
VIth, and other Statutes, concerning the Buying and
Selling of Offices, committed since the Twenty-fourth
of June 1660;
The House was divided:
The Yeas went out.
|Sir Rich. Temple,
||Tellers for the Yeas:
||With the Yeas,
|Sir Cha. Harbord,
||Tellers for the Noes:
|Sir Edw. Moseley,
||With the Noes,
And so it was resolved in the Affirmative.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill shall also contain a
Provision to prevent the future Sale of Offices.
Ordered, That the Committees for the Excise and
Customs do sit this Afternoon; and no other Committee
to sit then, or at any other Day, when these Committees
Sale of Offices.
Ordered, That the Committee for preventing Sale of
Offices do sit on Monday next.
Sir John Wintour, being called in to the Bar of this
House, to produce his Patent, by which he makes Claim
to the Trees in the Forest of Deane, did accordingly bring
in and leave his Patent, and other Papers, touching the
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee formerly appointed to inspect That Branch of his Majesty's
Revenue, arising by the Crown Lands; to inspect the
Patent touching Deane Forest, and Papers, brought in
by Sir John Wintour, on Monday next; and to make
their Report therein to the House.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Wm. Child and Sir
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent you down a Bill
for vesting certain Lands of John Coppleston Gentleman,
in Sir Francis Vincent Knight and Baronet, Thomas
Waldegrave Esquire, Charles Cornwallis Esquire, Thomas
Westlake Gentleman, and their Heirs, to sell, for Payment of his Debts.
Ordered, That the Members that do come, shall have
Votes at the Committee touching the Excise: And that
these Members following be added to the Committee; viz.
Sir Edm. Pooley, Mr. Newton, Sir Cha. Harbord, Colonel
Robinson, Sir Fra. Goodrick, Sir Bain. Throckmorton, Mr.
Waller, Mr. Tanner, Mr. Oglander, Sir John Duncombe,
Sir Tho. Gower, Sir Charles Cottrell, Sir John Goodrick,
Mr. Pryn, Sir Edw. Moseley, Mr. Fox, Sir Tho. Lee,
Sir Nich. Steward, Colonel Kirkby, Sir Allen Apsley, Sir
Roger Bradshaigh, Sir Courtney Poole, Mr. Wm. Sandys,
Mr. Roscarrock, Colonel Sandys, Sir Rich. Edgcombe, Sir
Jeoffrey Shakerley, Mr. Rigby, Colonel Strangwayes, Mr.
And then the House adjourned till Monday
Morning next, Eight of the Clock.