Die Martis, 26 Novembris, 1667.
A BILL for Sale of certain Lands to Sir Henry
Williams, deceased, for Payment of his Debts,
and making Provision for his Lady and Daughters, was
read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Mr. Price,
Mr. Westphaleing, Col. Reames, Col. Sandes, Lord Fanshaw, Sir Edmund Windham, Col. Kirby, Sir William
Lewis, Mr. Chetwine, Sir Thomas Tompkins, Sir Trevor
Williams, Sir James Thynn, Sir Robert Holt, Mr. Sherrard,
Col. Milward, Mr. Crooke, Sir Henry Newton, Sir George
Probert, Mr. Pryn, Sir Edward Littleton, Mr. Lucy, Sir
Soloman Swale, Sir Richard Oateley, Sir Clifford Clifton,
Mr. Cornewallis, Mr. Steward, Mr. Streete, Dr. Arras,
Sir John Berkenhead, Mr. Hambden, Sir Thomas Littleton,
Mr. Swinfen, Mr. Wild, Sir Robert Price, and all the
Members that serve for the several Counties of Radnor,
Hereford, Monmouth, and Brecknock: And they are to
meet at Two of the Clock this Afternoon, in the Speaker's
Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and
Records: And to take care, that the just Debts be paid,
and the Infants not defrauded, but their Portions secured;
and to annex a Schedule of the Debts to the Bill; and to
provide, that so much Land be set apart, as will be of
Value sufficient to answer the Daughters Portions.
A Petition of Milborne Williams was tendered.
Ordered, That this Petition be referred to the same
Committee, to which the Bill concerning Sir Henry
Williams was committed.
Ordered, That the Woodmongers Patent be brought
into the Committee appointed to examine the Matter
concerning them, at the next time of their sitting.
Sir Thomas Gower reports from the Committee, to which
the Bill for exchanging certain Manors and Lands of Wm.
Palmes Esquire, for other Lands settled upon him, and
his Issue by Mary his Wife, was committed; that the
Committee had passed the Bill; and heard the Parties
concerned; and found no Cause to make any Alteration
or Amendment thereto.
Resolved, &c. That this Bill be ingrossed.
The House then proceeded on the rest of the Amendments to the Bill for taking the Accounts of the publick
Monies: And a Debate arising upon the Amendment to
the 24th Line of the 5th Folio;
Resolved, &c. That the further Debate of the Matter
be adjourned till To-morrow Morning.
Discovery of Fraud on the King.
Information being given of a Person, that could make
a Discovery of Sixty-five thousand Pounds Cheat on his
Ordered, That Mr. Love, Sir Thomas Bloudworth, and
Col. Sam. Sandys, do forthwith repair to the Person, who
says he can make a Discovery of above Sixty-five thousand
Pounds Cheat on his Majesty; and to take his Evidence
and Information therein; and give him Assurance, that,
if an effectual Discovery be made, so that the Sixty-five
thousand Pounds, or a considerable Part thereof, be recovered to his Majesty's Use, there shall be Consideration
had for a Satisfaction to be made him for his Service
Conference desired with Lords.
Ordered, That a free Conference be desired with the
Lords, by Sir Thomas Littleton, upon the Subject Matter
of the last Conference touching the Earl of Clarendon.
Sir Thomas Littleton reports that the Lords would send
an Answer by Messengers of their own.
Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill for the
Exportation of tanned Leather.
The Bill was delivered in, and read.
Ordered, That this Bill be read a Second time Tomorrow Morning.
Serjeant Charleton reports the Case of Election for the
Town and County of Haverfordwest, between Sir Fredricke
Hyde, and Mr. Owen; that the Committee had passed a
That the Election for Haverfordwest was a void
The Question being put, To agree with the Committee;
It passed in the Negative.
The Question being put, That the Matter touching the
Election for Haverfordwest be re-committed;
The House was divided.
The Yeas went out.
|Mr. Edward Seymour
||for the Yeas,||57.|
Sir Robert Holt
||for the Noes,||95.|
And so it passed in the Negative.
Resolved, &c. That Sir Frederick Hide was duly elected,
and ought to sit.
Ordered, That all the Members that serve for the
several Counties of Southampton and Wiltshire, be added
to the Committee for Preservation of Timber in the New
Forest, and Deane Forest.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, Eight of the Clock.