Die Jovis, 10 Martii, 1669. 22° Car. II.
MAtthew Hebert did this Day take the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy, before the Speaker, at the
Clerk's Table, in order to his Naturalization.
Stockman's &c. Nat.
A Bill for the Naturalization of Isaac Stockman, and
others, was read the First time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be read a Second time.
Ordered, That the Speaker do certify the Lord Keeper
of the Great Seal of England of the Death of Richard
Cooke Esquire, who lately served as a Member of this
House for the . . . . . of Dunwich, in the County of
Suffolke, desiring him that a Writ may issue forth, under
the Great Seal, for a new Election of a Member to
serve in this present Parliament, in his place and stead.
A Petition of Sir John Heath Knight, and Dame
Margery his Wife, was read.
Resolved, That a Committee be appointed to consider
and examine the Matter of this Petition; and report it,
with their Opinions therein, to the House; viz.
Sir Solom. Swale, Sir Humfry Wynch, Col. Williams,
Sir Adam Browne, Sir Robert Atkins, Sir Gilbert Talbott,
Mr. Hen. Coventry, Lord George, Sir Charles Harbord,
Sir Thom. Gower, Dr. Burwell, Sir Thom. Allen, Sir Wm.
Lowther, Mr. Grey, Serj. Mainard, Col. Birch, Sir Jo.
Talbott, Sir Jo. Brampston, Sir Wm. Coventry, Mr.
George, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Nich. Slaning, Sir Thom.
Doleman, Sir Walter Young, Mr. Crouch, Sir Thom.
Tompkins, Mr. Westphaling, Col. Phillips, Mr. Glascock,
Lord Fanshaw, Mr. Dalmahoy, Sir Clifford Clifton, Sir
Geo. Courtop, Sir Thom. Monpesson, Lord Allington, and
all the Gentlemen of the Long Robe, and all that serve
for the County of Kent: 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.
Corn and Salt Measures.
Colonel Birch reports from the Committee, to which
the Bill for settling the Measures of Corn and Salt was
committed, several Amendments agreed to be made, and
a Proviso to be added to the Bill: Which he read, with
the Coherence, in his Place: Which being twice read;
and, with some Amendments made at the Table, upon
the Question, agreed to;
Resolved, That the Bill, with the Amendments agreed
to, be ingrossed.
Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Proviso,
ingrossed, to be added to the Bill, for Notice to be given
by Proclamation, in due time, of the Act, in the several
Ordered, That the Bill for Repair of Churches be read
Newington Barrow Manor.
Ordered, That the Bill for vesting the Manor of
Newington Barrow in his Majesty, be read To-morrow
Ordered, That the Bill for preventing the Stealing of
Children be read To-morrow Morning.
Union with Scotland.
The House then resumed the Debate of the Matter,
concerning the Union between the Two Nations of
England and Scotland.
And the Vote of the Lords being read; and the
Resolved, That this House doth agree with the Lords
in their Vote, concerning the Union between the Two
Nations of England and Scotland.
Ordered, That Mr. Treasurer do acquaint the Lords,
that this House doth concur with them in their Vote
concerning the Union between the Two Nations.
The Commissioners for taking the publick Accounts,
attending, according to former Order, at the Door, were
called in; and delivered in a List of Prize Ships and
Vessels continuing still uncleared some of them remaining chargeable upon the Commissioners of Prizes, in
relation to several Ports.
They likewise delivered in a further Report and State
of Accounts concerning Sir George Carteret.
The said List of Prize Ships and Vessels were read.
The House then proceeded to the Hearing of the said
Commissioners, as to their Proofs and Instances for makeing good their Report; particularly as to the Port of
Bristol, Port of London, and Port of Dover; wherein
several Members of this House, formerly Commissioners
in that Affair, in their several Places, answered thereunto.
Resolved, That the further Hearing upon this Report,
and particularly that Part of it relating to the Port of
Dover, be adjourned till Monday Morning next: And
the Commissioners for Accounts are desired then to attend.
Ordered, That these Members following be added to
the Committee, to which Mr. Bromley's Bill was committed; viz. Sir Lanc. Lake, Mr. Milward, Lord Allington, Colonel Kirkby, Sir Fran. Clerke, Sir Wm. Doyley,
Mr. Steward, Sir Jo. Brampston, Mr. Chetwin, Sir Roger
Bradshaish, Sir Jo. Covert, Mr. Whittaker, and all the
Members that serve for the County of Kent.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, Eight of the Clock.