Die Martis, 5 Februarii, 19 Car. IIdi.
ORDERED, That Thomas Hatton and Mr. Petitt
his Attorney, be sent for in Custody of the Serjeant
at Arms, or his Deputy, to answer their Breach of Privilege, in causing Sir Wm. Batten, a Member of this
House, to be sued to the Outlawry.
Mr. Mallett reports from the Committee to which
the Matter touching the indigent loyal Officers was committed, That the Committee had agreed upon a Vote to
be reported to the House: Which he read.
Resolved, &c. That this House doth agree with the
Committee, That whereas, in the Accompt of Mr. Grills,
Receiver General for the Eighteen Months Assessment
on the County of Cornwall, assigned for the indigent
loyal Officers, it appeared, he had paid Two thousand
Six hundred Pounds into the Exchequer: That the Lord
Treasurer be desired to cause the said Two thousand Six
hundred Pounds to be paid to the Treasurer, for the
Monies assigned for the indigent loyal Officers: And that
Sir Phillip Warwick do acquaint the Lord Treasurer
with the Desires of the House for that Purpose.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Wm. Child and Sir
Lords agree to Bills.
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have commanded us to acquaint you, That they have agreed, without any Alteration, to the Bill to prevent the Disturbances of Seamen
and others; and to preserve the Stores of his Majesty's
Navy Royal; and to the Bill to enable a Sale of Lands,
for the Payment of the Debts of Henry Kendall Esquire:
As also to the Bill for explaining the Act for raising
Money by the Poll, and otherwise, towards the Maintenance of the present War. They have likewise returned
you the Bill for Relief of poor Prisoners, and Setting of
them on Work; with some Amendments: To which they
desire the Concurrence of this House.
Impeachment of Lord Mordant.
Mr. Seymour reports, That, according to the Direction
of the House, the Managers of the Business against the
Lord Mordant had searched the Precedents, and opened
the Nature of them, and the Manner of Proceeding in
the Cases to which the Precedents relate; Which being
taken into Consideration; as also the former Precedent,
of the Lord Cranfeild's, being a Precedent granted on
Resolved, &c. That this House doth adhere to their
former Opinion touching the Manner of Proceeding
against the Lord Mordant, upon the Articles of Impeachment against him.
Ordered, That a free Conference be desired to be had
with the Lords, upon the Subject Matter of the last Conference, touching the Manner of Proceeding against the
And Sir Robert Holt is to desire the Conference.
Ordered, That it be referred to the former Managers,
with the Addition of Sir John Birkenhead and Mr. Scawen,
to prepare Reasons to be insisted on at the Conference.
Mr. Millward reports from the Committee to which
the Bill for Relief of poor Prisoners was committed, some
Amendments, agreed by the Committee to be made to
the Bill: Which he read, with the Coherence; and after,
delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: And the
Amendments, being twice read, were, upon the Question,
severally agreed to.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill, with the Amendments
agreed to, be ingrossed.
The House then resumed the Debate of the Matter
upon the Bill for rebuilding the City of London:
And some Amendments being, upon the Question,
agreed; and made thereto, at the Table;
A Proviso for authorizing the Lord Mayor and Aldermen to set out the Streets and Places intended to be
enlarged, by a Day, was read.
The Question being put, That the Proviso be read a
The House was divided.
The Yeas went out.
Sir Thomas Littleton,
||For the Yeas,
|Mr. Hen. Coventry,
||For the Noes,
|Sir Solom. Swale,
And so it passed in the Negative.
Another Proviso, for enlarging several Streets, was
tendered; and twice read.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill do pass: And that the
Title shall be, An Act for rebuilding the City of London.
And Mr. Steward is to carry up the Bill to the Lords.
Amendments to the Bill for Relief of poor Prisoners,
and Setting of them on Work, were twice read; and
Estates for Lives.
A Bill, sent from the Lords, for Redress of Inconveniences by want of Proof of the Deceases of Persons beyond the Seas, or absenting themselves, upon whose Lives
Estates do depend, was read the First time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be read a Second time Tomorrow Morning.
A Bill, sent from the Lords, for Uniting of Parishes
in Swaffham Saint Cyriac, and Swaffham Saint Maries,
within the Town of Swaffham Prior in the County of
Cambridge; and for uniting the Two Churches there;
was read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Sir Solom.
Swale, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Sir Fran. Goodrick, Colonel
Birch, Sir John Birkenhead, Sir Jo. Brampston, Mr.
Chichley, Mr. Trevor, Mr. Pryn, Mr. Hobby, Mr. Buscawen, Lord Allington, Mr. Progers, Mr. Wren, Sir
Bainham Throckmorton, Mr. Lucy, Mr. Crooke, Mr.
Chowne, and all that serve for the County of Cambridge:
And they are to meet this Afternoon at Two of the
Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for
Persons, Papers, and Records.
An ingrossed Bill for extending a former Act concerning Replevins and Avowries to the Principality of Wales,
and the County Palatines, was read.
Resolved, &c. That the said Bill do pass: And the
Title shall be, An Act for extending a former Act concerning Replevins and Avowries to the Principality of
Wales, and the County Palatines.
Mr. Pryn reports from the Committee to whom the
Bill for settling the Charity of Baron Hilton was committed, several Amendments and Additions, agreed by
the Committee to be added to the Bill: Which he read
in his Place; and after, delivered the same in at the
Clerk's Table: And all the Amendments, and the Provisoes, being twice read, were, upon the Question, severally agreed to.
St. Clement's Danes, &c.
A Petition, intituled, The Petition of the several Parishes of Saint Clement's Danes, Richmond, and Walton
upon the Thames, was read.
Impeachment of Lord Mordant.
Sir Robert Holt reports, That he had delivered the
Desires of this House to the Lords for a free Conference,
upon the Subject Matter of the last Conference, concerning the Impeachment against the Lord Mordant:
And being withdrawn, and called in, the Lord Privy
Seal returned him this Answer; viz.
That the Lords had considered of the Message; and
acquainted him, That they had already stated the Order
of Proceedings upon the Tryal on the Impeachment of
the Lord Mordant; and do adhere to their former Order
therein; and are ready to proceed.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, Eight of the Clock.