Die Sabbati, 12 Martii, 1669. 22° Car. II.
Committee of Privileges.
ORDERED, That these Members following be
added to the Committee of Privileges and Elections;
viz. Sir Wm. Beecher, Mr. Westphaling, Mr. Hale, Sir
Thom. Monpesson, Mr. Swinfen, Sir Ed. Littleton.
A Petition on the Behalf of the Grocers was read.
The Question being put, That Leave be given for
bringing in a Bill on the Behalf of the Petitioners;
It passed in the Negative.
Brandon, &c. Navigation.
Sir Robert Carr reports from the Committee to which
the Bill for making the Rivers of Brandon and Waveney
navigable, in the Counties of Norfolke and Suffolke, was
committed, several Amendments to be made, by filling
up the Blanks, adding Commissioners Names, and otherwise: Which were twice read; and, with some Alterations
and Additions, upon the Question, agreed to.
Resolved, That the Bill, with the Amendments agreed
to, be ingrossed.
Resolved, That Leave be given to bring in a Proviso,
ingrossed, upon the Debates of the House, for Passages
and Bridges to be made on the Grounds adjoining to the
Rivers, and for Satisfaction to such as shall be damnified
Sir Thomas Gower reports from the Committee to which
the Bill for providing able Jurors, was committed, some
Amendments to be made, and Clauses to be added, to
the Bill: Which being read, and the Matter debated, in
relation to several Particulars;
Resolved, That the Bill be re-committed to the former
Committee, upon the Debates of the House; and to
consider of such Motions and Proposals as shall be offered.: And that all the Members that serve for the
Counties of Wilts, Kent, Devon, Somersett, Cornwall,
York, Worcester, and Lancasheere, and all the Members
of the Long Robe; and Colonel Sandys, Mr. Sandys, Sir
Christopher Musgrave, Mr. Musgrave, Sir Solomon Swale,
Sir John Talbot, be added to the Committee: And all
that shall come are to have Voices: 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.
Answer to Vote respecting Conventicles.
Mr. Treasurer acquaints the House, that the Members
of this House, of the Privy Council, had attended his
Majesty, with the Vote and Desires of this House, for
the speedy Suppressing of Conventicles in and near London
and Westminster, and putting the Laws in Execution
against Popish Recusants: Which was graciously accepted by his Majesty; who was pleased to declare, that
effectual Course should be taken in both.
Stockman's &c. Nat.
Ordered, That the Bill for Naturalization be read the
first Bill on Monday Morning.
Ordered, That Mr. Haughton's Bill be read the second
Bill on Monday Morning.
Ordered, That Mr. Lee's Bill be read the third Bill on
Ordered, That the ingrossed Bills, appointed for this
Day, be read next on Monday Morning.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Justinian Lewen
and Sir Thomas Crofts;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent you down a Bill,
intituled, An Act concerning the disposing of a House and
Lands, belonging to the Sisters and Coheirs of Margaret
Strode: To which they desire the Concurrence of this
House: And have commanded us to acquaint you, that
they have agreed with you in the Bill concerning Sir Ralph
Banck, without any Alteration.
Supply Bill; Wine Duties.
The House then resolved into a Committee of the
whole House, upon the Bill for his Majesty's Supply.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Sir Robert Atkins took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Sir Robert Atkins reports, that the Committee had proceeded in the said Bill, and perfected it with several
Amendments and Clauses: And that the Committee
desired to know the Pleasure of the House, when they
would appoint to receive the Report thereof.
Resolved, That this Report be made on Monday
Resolved, That the further Proceeding upon the Report from the Commissioners of Accounts concerning
Prizes, appointed for Monday Morning next, be adjourned till Thursday Morning next: And that the
Commissioners for Accounts have Notice hereof, and are
desired then to attend.
And then the House adjourned till Monday
Morning, Eight of the Clock.