Lunæ, 25 Novembris, 1667.
Wiseman's &c. Estate.
SIR John Brampston reports from the Committee, to
which the Bill for settling Lands on Sir Richard Wiseman and John Plott, to enable them to perform a Trust,
was committed, several Amendments agreed to be made
to the Bill: Which he read, with the Coherence; and
after delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Which
were twice read; and, upon the Question, agreed to.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill, with the Amendments
agreed to, be ingrossed.
A Bill for settling of certain Manors and Lands of John
Beckham Esquire, for Payment of Debts, and raising of
Portions for younger Children, was read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Mr. Steward, Sir Solomon Swale, Sir Tho. Littleton, Sir Thomas
Tompkins, Sir Nicho. Slaning, Sir William Fleetwood, Lord
Richardson, Lord Fanshaw, Sir Clifford Clifton, Mr.
Chowne, Sir William Lowther, Sir Norton Knatchbold,
Mr. Jay, Mr. Wynn, Sir Robert Carr, Mr. Corey, Mr.
Crouch, Sir Edward Masters, Sir John Heath, Dr. Arras,
Sir John Berkenhead, Mr. Rigby, Mr. Kent, Mr. Pepis,
Sir John Moreton, Mr. Bullteele, Mr. Tho. Morrice, Col.
Sandys, Mr. Westphaling, Sir William Lewis, Mr. Millward, Sir Rich. Oateley, Lord Anthram, Dr. Burwell,
and all the Members of this House, that serve for the
County of Norfolke: And they are to meet To-morrow
at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's
Chamber; and to send for Persons, Papers, and Records:
And they are to peruse the Deeds and Conveyances; and
to summon and hear all Parties concerned; and to examine the Debts; and take care to provide for the Children, and satisfy the Debts.
A Bill for settling the Heralds Office was read the
Resolved, &c. That this Bill be read the Second time
on this Day Fortnight.
Ordered, That the Bill concerning Lyndsey Level be
read the Second time on Thursday next.
Serjeant at Arms.
A Petition of James Norfolk, Serjeant at Arms to the
House, was read.
Conference with Lords- Non-commitment of Lord Clarendon.
Sir Robert Howard reports the Reasons, agreed by him
and Mr. Vaughan, to be presented to the Lords: Which
he read: And the same being afterwards twice read, and
agreed to, are as followeth; viz.
The House of Commons, having already made known
to their Lordships the Reasons, which induced them to
delay it hitherto, do now agree to the present Conference,
desired by their Lordships Message to the House of Commons on Thursday last; and are ready to attend it.
Ordered, That Sir Robert Howard do carry up this
Message to the Lords.
Sir Robert Howard reports, that the Lords had agreed
to the present Conference in the Painted Chamber.
Ordered, That the Members who managed the last
Conference, do manage this Conference.
Sir Robert Howard reports from the Conference, that,
upon the Precedents and Reasons of the House of Commons, and the whole Debates thereupon, the Lords are
not satisfied to comply with the Desires of the House of
Commons, for sequestering from the House, and committing, the Earl of Clarendon, without any particular
Treason assigned or specified.
Ordered, That the Consideration of the Report, from
the Conference had with the Lords, be adjourned till
To-morrow Morning Ten of the Clock.
Resolved, &c. That the further Examination of the
Books of Accounts, all other Matters relating to the Business of the French Merchants, be referred to a Committee; viz. Mr. Vaughan, Sir Tho. Littleton, Sir. Nicho.
Carew, Mr. Spry, Sir William Lowther, Mr. Jolly, Sir
Robert Carr, Mr. Pryn, Sir John Knight, Col. Sandys,
Sir John Moreton, Sir Robert Howard, Sir Thomas Gower,
Sir William Tompson, Sir Soloman Swale, Sir John Berkenhead, Sir John Coryton, Mr. King, Col. Birch, Sir Thomas
Lee, Mr. Walter, Mr. Marvell, Col. Kirby, Mr. Hambden,
Mr. Garraway, Sir Lanc. Lake, Mr. Love: And they
are to meet on Wednesday, at Two of the Clock in the
Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for
Persons, Papers, and Records.
Ordered, That Sir Nicholas Steward, Sir John Nicholes, and Mr. Cheney, be added to Mr. Leventhorpe's
Ordered, That Mr. Cheney, and Mr. Tregonnell, be
added to Mrs. Caron's Committee.
And then the House adjourned till To morrow
Morning, Eight of the Clock.