Martis, 29 die Martii , 1670.
Duchy of Cornewall Leasing.
SIR Jonathan Trelawny reports from the Committee
to which the Bill for enabling his Majesty to make
Leases of his Duchy Lands in Cornewall, some Amendments to be made to the Bill: Which he read, with the
Coherence: And the same were afterwards delivered in
at the Clerk's Table; and twice read.
A Proviso was tendered to be added to the Bill; and
Resolved, &c. That the Debate of the Proviso be
adjourned till Ten of the Clock.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir John Coell and Mr.
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent you down a Bill to
enable Robert Hotchkins to sell Lands to pay Debts, and
raise Portions for Daughters; to which they desire the
Concurrence of this House.
Lady Belasyse's Estate.
Sir John Talbott reports from the Committee, to which
the Bill, sent from the Lords, on the Behalf of the Lady
Belasyse, was committed, some Amendments to be made,
and a Proviso to be added, to the Bill: Which were
twice read; and, upon the Question, agreed to:
And the Bill, with the Amendments and Proviso, were
read the Third time; and agreed: And the Bill ordered
to be returned to the Lords.
Brandon, &c. Navigation.
Amendments, sent from the Lords, to the Bill for
makeing navigable the Rivers of Brandon and Waveney,
were thrice read; and, upon the Question, agreed: And
the Bill returned to the Lords.
Lord Strangford's Estate, &c.
The ingrossed Bills, on the Behalf of the Lord Strangford; Sir Francis Fane; Yarmouth Pier; and the Bills
of John Bill; and Mr. Beckham; were read the Third
time; and passed; and sent up to the Lords.
Lady Routh's Estate.
The Bill, sent from the Lords, on the Behalf of the
Lady Routh, was read the Third time; and passed; and
sent up to the Lords.
Fees in Out-ports.
Ordered, That Mr. Joliffe and Sir Charles Harbord be
added to the Committee concerning the Out Ports.
Stockman's, &c. Nat.
Amendments and Additions, sent from the Lords, to
the Bill of Naturalization, were twice read; and, upon
the Question, agreed: And the Addition of some Names
agreed to be made.
Ordered, That the Names of Horatio Woodhouse Clerk,
Maria van loor Widow, Maurice van Rossensteyne, Aernout De laett, Louis Cayroze, and Elizabeth, Charles, and
Stephen Fox, Children of Sir Stephen Fox, be added: And
the Bill and Amendments, with this Addition, returned.
Mr. Spry reports from the Committee, to which the
Matter touching Dover Pier, was committed, the State of
the Case in relation to that Matter: Which being debated;
Resolved, &c. That his Majesty be humbly desired, by
such Members of this House as are of his Privy Council,
to issue out his Commission to such Commissioners as he
shall think fit, to take an Account, upon Oath, of such
Monies as have been received by virtue of the late Act of
Parliament for repairing Dover Pier; and how it hath
been expended; and in what Condition the Pier is; and
whether any of the Money has been misemployed; and
what Sum is necessary for the further Repair of the Pier:
And report it, with their Opinions therein.
Lord Roos' Divorce.
The Bill sent from the Lords, for the Lord Mannors,
called Lord Roos, to marry again, was read the First time.
Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be read a Second time
To-morrow Morning at Ten of the Clock.
Ordered, That the Report of the Amendments to the
Bill against Conventicles, be heard To-morrow Morning.
Union with Scotland.
The Bill, sent from the Lords, concerning the Union
between England and Scotland, was read the First time.
Resolved, &c. That it be read a Second time To-morrow Morning.
Duty on Brandy.
The ingrossed Bill for settling the Imposition on Brandy, was read the Third time.
Resolved, &c. That the said Bill do pass: And that the
Title be, An Act for settling the Imposition on Brandy:
And that Colonel Birch do carry up the Bill to the
Privilege of a Member in a Suit.
The House being informed, that Sir Edmund Windham,
a Member of this House, is sued to an Outlawry during
his Privilege in Parliament, by Robert Mason and Thomas
Ordered, That the said Robert Mason and Thomas
Shewell be taken into Custody by the Serjeant at Arms
attending this House, or his Deputy, for Breach of Privilege of this House, as aforesaid.
And then the House adjourned till Eight of the
Clock To-morrow Morning.