Die Veneris, 8 Februarii, 19 Car. IIdi.
SERJEANT Charlton reports from the Committee
of Privileges, That they had examined the Matter of
the Double Return for the Borough of Weymouth; and
found, That Sir John Coventry was returned by the Mayor
and Burgesses of Weymouth; and Mr. Harvey was returned
by the Sheriff, and some others: And that the Committee
were of Opinion, That Sir John Coventry ought to sit, till
the Merits of the Cause be determined.
Resolved, &c. That this House doth agree with the
Committee, That Sir John Coventry ought to sit, till the
Merits of the Cause be determined.
Estates for Lives.
A Proviso, to be added to the Bill, sent from the Lords,
to prevent Inconveniences by Want of Proof of the Deceases of Persons beyond the Seas, or absenting themselves,
upon whose Lives Estates do depend, was twice read;
and, upon the Question, agreed; and read a Third time.
Another Proviso, on the Behalf of his Royal Highness
the Duke of Yorke, was twice read; and, on the Question, agreed to.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill, with the Provisoes agreed
to, do pass: And that the Title be agreed to.
And Sir Jonathan Trelawny is to carry up the Bill to
Amendments to the 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; were twice read; and, with some other
Amendments proposed at the Table, upon the Question,
Resolved, &c. That the Bill, with the Amendments,
do pass: And that the Title be agreed.
And Sir Solomon Swale is to carry up the Bill to the
The House then resumed the Debate of the Preamble
proposed by the Lords to be inserted in the Bill concerning Accompts, instead of the Preamble sent from this
Bills, &c. from Lords.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Moundeford
Brampston and Sir Wm. Child;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have returned you the Bill to
enable Trustees to make Leases, for Payment of the
Debts, and providing for the Children, of Sir Charles
Stanley; with some Amendments: To which they desire
the Concurrence of this House: And have commanded
us to acquaint you, That they have agreed to the Amendments to the Bill touching the Lord Abergeveny; and to
the Proviso to the Bill, sent from the Lords, concerning
Tenants for Lives.-
Conference desired with Lords.
Ordered, That Sir Thomas Meeres do go up to the
Lords, to desire a free Conference, upon the Subject
Matter of the last free Conference.
Message to attend the King.
A Message, by Sir John Eyton, Usher of the Black
His Majesty commands this honourable House to
attend Him in His House of Peers.
And accordingly Mr. Speaker, with the House, went
up to attend his Majesty: Who was pleased to prorogue
the Parliament, until the Tenth Day of October next.