House of Commons Journal Volume 9
18 March 1670

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 18 March 1670', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 9: 1667-1687 (1802), pp. 142-143. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=27192 Date accessed: 16 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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Die Veneris, 18 Martii, 1669.

Prayers.

Rebuilding London.

ORDERED, That the House do sit this Afternoon, purposely to hear the Report of the Bill for rebuilding the City of London; and no other Business to be taken up, or proceeded in.

Lady Routh's Estate.

Ordered, That the ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, concerning Dame Elizabeth Routh, be read a Second time To-morrow Morning.

Newington Barrow Manor.

Ordered, That the Bill concerning the Manor of Newington Barrow, be read To-morrow Morning, at Ten of the Clock.

Wey Navigation.

Ordered, That the two Bills concerning the River Wey, be read To-morrow Morning.

Childstealing.

An ingrossed Bill to prevent Stealing and Transporting Children, and other Persons, was read.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act to prevent Stealing and Transporting Children, and other Persons.

Falmouth Key.

An ingrossed Bill for the Explanation of a former Act made in this present parliament, and for the making of a Key at Falmouth, was read.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act for the better Explanation of an Act made in this present Parliament, intituled, an Act for the making of the Church erected a Falmouth a Parish Church, and no Part of the Parish of Gluvias or Chapelry of St. Budock.

Regulating Jurors.

The House then resumed the Consideration of the Report of the Bill concerning Jurors:

And the Matter being debated;

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be re-committed, upon the Debate of the House, to the former Committee.

Supply Bill; Duty on Brandy.

A Bill for regulating the making of Brandy, and prohibiting the Importation of it, was read.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be read To-morrow Morning.

Illegal Imprisonment.

An ingrossed Bill against transporting English Subjects Prisoners into Parts beyond the Seas, was read; and a Proviso, on the Question, agreed to be made Part of the Bill.

The Question being put, That the Bill do pass;

The House divided.

The Yeas went out.

Tellers,

Sir John Mullet, For the Yeas, 100.
Mr. Herbert,
Sir Solo. Swale, For the Noes, 99.
Sir Gilb. Talbott,

And it was resolved in the Affirmative, that the Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act against transporting English Subjects Prisoners into Parts beyond the Seas.

Repairing Highways.

Ordered, That the Bill of Highways, be read Tomorrow Morning.

Duty on Brandy.

Resolved, &c. That the Business touching Brandy, be adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Nine of the Clock; nothing to intervene.

Popish Recusants.

Ordered, That it be referred to any Three of the Committee for the Bill appointed against Popish Recusants, to prepare and bring in the Bill.

And then the House adjourned till Two of the Clock in the Afternoon.

Post Meridiem.

A MESSAGE from the Lords, by Sir John Coell and Mr. Halsey;

Mr. Speaker,

Clothstealing.

The Lords have returned you a Bill, intituled, An Act for taking away the Benefit of Clergy from such as steal Cloth from the Rack, and from such as shall steal or imbezzle his Majesty's Ammunition and Stores; with an Amendment, to which they desire the Concurrence of this House:

Lady Belasysse's Estate.

And have also sent you down another Bill, intituled, An Act for settling Part of the Estate of Dame Susan Belasysse, Widow, late Wife of Sir Hen. Bellasysse deceased: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House:

Lady Lee's Estate.

And have commanded us to acquaint you, that they have agreed to the Bill on the Behalf of the Lady Lee, without any Amendment.

Rebuilding London.

Mr. Stewarde reports from the Committee to which the Bill for rebuilding the City of London, was committed, several Amendments, agreed by the Committee to be made, and divers Clauses and Provisoes to be added, and made Part of the Bill: Which he read with the Coherence; and after delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table:

And the several Amendments (except the Amendment to the twenty-third Line of the fifth Folio, which was postponed) preceding the Amendment to the twentyfirst Line of the seventeenth Folio, were twice read; and, upon the Question, severally agreed to: And the Clause to be added in that Place being twice read;

Resolved, &c. That these Words, "whereof the Lord "Mayor to be one," be struck out of the said Clause in the two Places where it stands: Which was done; and the Clause with this, upon the Question, agreed to.

The Paragraph and Clauses to be added in the last Leaf were twice read:

And the Clause which does impower the Lord Mayor and Aldermen, and Barons of the Exchequer, to impose the Rates of Wharfage, being debated, upon a Motion and Claim of Right made on the Behalf of Sir Anthony Cope; who desired to be heard by his Counsel; and the Clause thereupon postponed;

Resolved, That Sir Anthony Cope, and all other Members that desire to be heard to the Point of setting Rates on Wharfage, or any other Part of the Bill, be heard by Counsel To-morrow in the Afternoon.

Resolved, &c. That the House will, To-morrow in the Afternoon, proceed in the further Consideration of the Report of the City Bill.

And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning Eight of the Clock.