Die Lunæ, 14 Martii, 1669. 22° Car. II.
Stockman's &c. Nat.
A BILL for Naturalization of Isaac Stockman, and
others, was read the Second time.
Resolved, That the said Bill be committed to Sir William Coventry, Lord Richardson, Mr. Spencer, Sir Gilbert
Talbott, Sir Nicho. Slaning, Sir John Northcott, Mr. Buller, Sir William Lowther, Sir Robert Carr, Sir Tho.
Allen, Mr. Onslow, Mr. Seymour, Sir Thomas Gower, Mr.
King, Sir Robert Howard, Mr. Chetwin, Sir John Coventry,
Sir Solom. Swale, Colonel Sands, Mr. Montague, Sir Humphry Wynch, Colonel Phillipps, Colonel Reames, Dr. Burwell, Sir Charles Wheeler, Lord Angier, Mr. Crowch, Mr.
Culleford, Sir Phillip Warwick, Mr. Johnson, Sir John
Knight, Mr. Swinfen: 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.
Ordered, That both the Bills concerning the River Wey
be read the First time To-morrow Morning.
A Bill for enabling Thomas Leigh Esq; to sell Part of
his Lands, for Payment of his Debts, was read the Second
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Mr.
Westphaling, Sir Humphry Wynch, Mr. Geo. Montague,
Sir Gilbert Talbot, Colonel Phillipps, Mr. Spry, Colonel
Milward, Major General Langhorn, Sir Charles Wheeler,
Mr. Ratcliffe, Sir John Barnady, Mr. Darcy, Mr. Swinfen, Sir Solom. Swale, Mr. Attorney Mountague, Sir Nicho.
Slaning, Sir Robert Carr, Sir Tho. Smith, Mr. Onslow, Sir
Tho. Tompkins, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Mr. Gray, Sir Roger
Bradsheigh, Mr. Morice, Mr. Strickland, and all that
serve for the several Counties of Chester, Lancashire,
Staffordshire, Shropshire, Derbyshire, and Herefordshire:
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.
A Bill against stealing Children, was read the Second
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed, on the
Debates of the House, to Serj. Maynard, Sir Rob. Atkins, Sir Hump. Wynch, Mr. Marvell, Sir Nicho. Staning, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Tho. Mompesson, Dr. Burwell, Sir Fran: Clarke, Lord Ancram, Sir Tho. Allen,
Lord Fanshaw, Colonel Whitley, Sir John Barnaby, Sir
Tho. Gower, Sir Robert Atkins, Sir Roger Bradsheigh,
Sir Jonath. Trelawny, Sir John Newton, Mr. Garraway,
Sir John Birkenhead, Sir Charles Harbord, Sir Solom.
Swale, Sir Robert Carr, Mr. Phillipps, Sir Gilbert Talbot,
Sir Charles Wheeler, Sir John Northcott, Mr. Greenfeild,
Sir John Knight, Sir Edw. Thurland, Sir Adam Browne,
Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Sir John Talbot, Sir Rich. Wiseman,
Mr. Westphaling, Sir Tho. Doleman, Sir Jeoff. Shakerley,
Mr. Morice, Sir Wm. Lewis, Sir Courtney Poole, Mr.
Glascock, Mr. Onslow, Sir John Bennet, Mr. Seymour,
Mr. Culleford, Mr. Herbert, Mr. Daniell, Mr. Steward,
Mr. Thomas, Mr. Whittaker, Mr. Crowch, Sir Wm.
Coventry, Col. Phillips, Sir Hen. Puckering, Sir John
Earnley, Mr. Chetwyn, Mr. Swynfen: And all that shall
come are to have Voices: And they are to meet Tomorrow, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the
Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do certify the Lord Keeper
of the Great Seal of England of the Death of Robert
Scawen Esquire, who lately served as a Member of this
House for the Borough of Cockermouth, in the County of
Cumberland; 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.
Ordered, That the Report of the Bill of Jurors be
heard the first To-morrow Morning.
Ordered, That the Report of the Bill of Mr. Davison
be heard the second Business To-morrow Morning.
Tillage and Cattle.
Sir George Downing reports from the Committee to
which the Bill for Encouragement of Tillage, was committed, several Amendments agreed to be made to the
Bill: Which were twice read; and, upon the Question,
severally agreed to.
A Debate being as to the Rate upon Butter exported;
Resolved, &c. That the Rate upon the Exportation of
Butter be reduced to One Shilling per Barrel.
Resolved, &c. That the Rate upon Cheese exported
be a Noble upon an Hundred, containing One hundred
and Twelve Pounds.
Ordered, That a Proviso, ingrossed, by the Reporter,
for reducing the Rates upon the Exportation of Butter
and Cheese, according to these Votes.
A Proviso, touching a Rate to be set on Beer, was
read and debated.
Another Proviso, touching a Rate to be set on Coals,
was read and debated.
The Question being put, that this Proviso be read a
The House was divided.
The Yeas went forth.
Sir Robert Carr,
||for the Yeas,
|Sir John Knight,
||for the Noes,
So it passed in the Negative.
Resolved, &c. That it be referred to the Committee
to whom the Bill for Management of Tillage, was committed, or any Three of them, to prepare and bring in
a Bill, upon the Debate of the House, concerning the
Exportation of Beer and Coal: And that Mr. Jolliffe be
added to the Committee.
Message to expedite Business.
Mr. Secretary Trevor acquaints the House, that he had
Command again from his Majesty to acquaint them, that
his Majesty's Intention was, that the Parliament should
rise before Easter; and that the publick Bills depending
be dispatched against that Time.
Ordered, That all Committees that were to sit this
Afternoon, be adjourned till To-morrow at Two of the
Clock in the Afternoon.
And then the House adjourned till Three of the
Clock in the Afternoon.
Corn and Salt Measures.
AN ingrossed Bill for ascertaining the Measures of
Corn and Salt, was read.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill do pass: And that the
Title be, An Act for ascertaining the Measures of Corn
and Salt: And that Colonel Birch do carry it up to the
An ingrossed Bill for settling the Draining of the Fens
in Lincolneshire, called Deeping Fens, was read: And a
Motion being made, and some Debate arising, touching
a Proviso to be added to the Bill;
Resolved, &c. That the further Debate of the Matter
be adjourned till To-morrow Morning.
Supply Bill; Wine Duties.
Sir Robert Atkins reports from the Committee of the
whole House, Amendments, Provisoes, and Clauses,
agreed to be made and added to the Bill for his Majesty's
Supply: Which, being twice read, were, with some Alterations made at the Table, upon the Question, severally
And the said Sir Robert Atkins further reports the
Opinion of the Committee, that one Year more be added
in the Bill for his Majesty's Supply; and his Majesty
humbly desired therewith to recompense his Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke for the Damage his Highness
hath received, and shall receive, in his Revenue of Wine
Licences, by this and the last Imposition.
Resolved, &c. That this House do agree in Opinion
with the Committee.
Resolved, &c. That one Year more be added in the
Bill for his Majesty's Supply:
Which was done; and the Bill accordingly amended.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill, with the Amendments
and Additions, be ingrossed.
Resolved, &c. That Mr. Speaker do, upon presenting
of the Bill, humbly acquaint his Majesty with the Substance of the Vote and Desire of the House therein,
to recompense his Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke
with the Year's Addition to his Majesty's Supply, for
the Damage his Highness hath received, and shall receive, in his Revenue of Wine Licences, by this and the
Ordered, That these Members following be added
to the Committee, to which the Bill for Yarmouth Pier,
is committed; Sir Charles Harbord, Mr. Whorwood, Mr.
Dowdeswell, Mr. Danyell, Mr. Jones, Sir John Frederick,
Sir Wm. Thompson, Mr. Spry, Mr. Jolliffe, Mr. Clarke.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, Eight of the Clock.