Die Jovis, 20 Decembris, 18 Car. IIdi.
THE House being informed that * * * *.
Resolved, &c. That it be referred to Mr. Speaker, to
examine the Matter; and, if he find that the said Wm.
Jackson was sued and arrested contrary to the Privilege
of this House, to give Order for his Discharge, and for
Stay of all Proceedings in the Suit.
Ordered, That in all Causes of the like Nature, where
Servants of Members are alleged to be arrested in Breach
of Privilege, it be referred to Mr. Speaker; and, if he
find it so, to give Order for their Discharge, and for
Stay of the Suit.
Ordered, That the Report concerning Mr. Grills, from
the Committee to which the Matter concerning the loyal
indigent Officers was referred, be made on Saturday
Fire of London Judicature.
An ingrossed Bill for erecting a Judicature for Determining of Differences touching Houses burnt or
demolished, by reason of the late Fire which happened
in London, was read.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill do pass: And that the Title
shall be, An Act for erecting a Judicature for Determining of Differences touching Houses burnt or demolished
by reason of the late Fire which happened in London.
And Sir Solomon Swale is to carry up the Bill to the
The House then resumed the Debate of the Bill of the
Resolved, &c. That the remaining Part of the City of
London shall be charged at the same Rate that Part did
stand charged in the last Act of Assessment, and no more.
The Question being put, That the Rate on Pembrokeshire shall stand as it was;
It was resolved in the Affirmative.
Resolved, &c. That the Blanks for all other Countries,
Cities, and Places, except the City of London, be filled up
according to the Proportions in the last Act of Assessment,
and no more.
Resolved, &c. That a Committee be appointed to consider of the Abatement to be made to the City of London
of their Proportion, and of the Surplus charged, in Proportion, on other Places, more than the One Million Three
hundred thousand Pounds; and see what will be wanting
to make up the One Million Three hundred thousand
Pounds to his Majesty: And that it be referred to Mr.
Garraway, Mr. Scowen, Colonel Birch, Mr. Jones, Sir
Wm. Doyley, Mr. Jolly, Mr. Swynfen, Sir Thom. Allen,
Mr. Buscowen, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Lanc. Lake, Sir
Thomas Lee, Sir Thom. Clerges, Sir Thomas Bloudworth,
Sir Geo. Downing, or any Five of them, to report the
Matter to the House: And to meet at Two of the Clock
this Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber.
Mr. Steward reports from the Committee of the whole
House, That the Committee had filled up most of the
Blanks; and made some further Progress in the Bill of
The Question being put, That the House do sit
The House was divided.
The Yeas went out.
||For the Yeas,
|Sir Robert Howard,
||For the Noes,
Mr. Speaker gave his Voice with the Yeas.
And so it was resolved in the Affirmative.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, Eight of the Clock.