Die Martis, 8 Martii, 1669. 22° Car. II.
A BILL to enable Thomas Leigh Esquire to sell
Part of his Lands, for Payment of his Debts,
was read the First time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be read a Second time.
Tillage and Cattle.
Ordered, That all the Members that serve for Norfolke
and Suffolke, and the Lord Allington, and Lord Fanshawe, be added to the Committee to which the Bill for
improving of Tillage is committed.
An ingrossed Bill for Sale of Lands, to pay the Debts,
and raise Portions for the younger Children, of Sir
Cuthbert Heron, Baronet, was read.
Ordered, That the Bill do pass: And the Title shall
be, An Act for Sale of Lands, to pay the Debts, and
raise Portions for the younger Children, of Sir Cuthbert
Ordered, That the Bill for Dr. Wharton be read Tomorrow Morning.
Ordered, That the Bill concerning Highways be read
Ordered, That . . . Moore, Widow, and John Woodward, a Bailiff of Norwich, be summoned to attend the
Committee of Privileges, to answer their Breach of
Privilege, in arresting John Woodden, menial Servant to
Sir Robert Paston, a Member of this House.
Sir John Brampston reports from the Committee to
which the Bill for preventing and suppressing of Conventicles . . . ., several Amendments to be made, and
some Provisoes added to the Bill: Which he read, with
the Coherence, in his Place:
And some Amendments being added thereto, at the
Table; and the same being twice read; upon the Question, were agreed to.
Resolved, That the Amendments and Provisoes be
Information of a Conventicle.
The House receiving Information of a dangerous
Conventicle lately met in the West, and of treasonable
Words there spoken; and that his Majesty had given
Order for Prosecution of the Offenders;
Resolved, That the Thanks of this House be returned
to his Majesty by such Members of this House as are of
his Majesty's Privy Council, for his Care in giving Order
to bring the Offenders to Justice: And that his Majesty
would be pleased to consider the Danger of Conventicles
in and near London and Westminster, from the Nature of
those further off; and to give Order for the speedy suppressing of them; And that his Majesty would give Order
to put the Laws against Popish Recusants in Execution;
And that Leave be given to bring in a Bill for the more
speedy and easy Conviction of Popish Recusants.
And it is referred to Sir Thomas Meres, Sir Robert Atkins, Sir Walter Young, Sir Job Charlton, Sir Thom.
Lee, Sir John Coventry; or any Three of them.
Union with Scotland.
The Vote of the Lords concerning the Union was read.
Ordered, That the Debate thereof be adjourned till
Supply Bill; Wine Duties.
Ordered, That the Bill for his Majesty's Supply be
adjourned till Friday Morning.
Ordered, That these Members following be added to
the Committee, to which the Bill concerning Mr. Bromley
was committed: viz.
Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Colonel Whitley, Sir Wm. Heyward,
Sir Richard Maleverer, Sir Wm. Beecher, Sir Jo. Ernely,
Sir Jo. Barnaby, Colonel Stroud, Sir Richard Wiseman, Sir
Thom. Woodcock, Sir Thom. Gower, Sir Jeffery Shackerley.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, Eight of the Clock.