Mercurii, 8 Februarii, 1670.
Employment of the Poor.
A PETITION, intituled, The humble Petition of
the Gentlemen, Freeholders, and Inhabitants, of
the Parish of St. Leonard's, Shoreditch, in the County
of Middlesex, was read.
Resolved, &c. That the said Petition be referred to
the Examination of the Committee to whom the Petition
of the Inhabitants of St. Gyles', was committed; the
Petitioners, who signed the said Petition, owning the
same, before the said Committee.
Members in arrear of Aid.
Ordered, That all the Members that serve for the
County of Suffolke, be added to the Committee appointed to examine the List of Accounts of Monies in Arrear,
and due to his Majesty.
The Bill on the Behalf of the indigent loyal Officers,
was read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be committed, upon
the Debate of the House, to Sir Adam Browne, Sir Jonath.
Trelawny, Sir John Moreton, Sir Hugh Windham, Sir
Robert Carr, Mr. Harrison, Sir Will. Coventry, Mr.
Morrice, Sir John Talbot, Sir John Northcot, Sir Solomon
Swale, Sir Gilbert Talbot, Sir Fowlke Lucy, Sir Charles
Harbord, Col. Strode, Sir Anth. Irby, Mr. Crouch,
Lord Ancram, Sir Trevor Williams, Sir Thom. Higgons,
Mr. Ford, Sir Robert Howard, Colonel Reames, Mr.
Spry, Colonel Gilby, Mr. Trenchard, Sir Francis Goodricke, Mr. Mervell, Sir Robert Holt, Sir Thom. Allen, Sir
John Birkenhead, Sir John Ernely, Sir Edw. Deering,
Sir John Knight, Sir Edm. Windham, Col. Birch, Mr.
Milward, Colonel Kirby, Sir Thom. Clergis, Mr. Westphaling, Sir Phil. Mounckton, Mr. Wood, Mr. Vernon, Sir
John Rolles: And they are to meet To-morrow, at Two of
the Clock, in the Afternoon in the Speaker's Chamber:
And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Earl of Shrewsbury's Estate.
Ordered, That the Bill concerning the Earl of Shrewsbury, sent down from the Lords, be read To-morrow
Sir Job Charlton reports from the Committee of Privileges, that, upon Examination of the Matter between
Mr. Seymour and Mr. Nosworthy, the Committee were of
Opinion, That there was a Breach of Privilege in Richard
Cole, Zochary Henly, Thomas Lucy, John Palmer, and
Richard Nosworthy, in making an Entry upon the Possession of Mr. Seymour.
Resolved, &c. That this House doth agree with the
Committee, that there was a Breach of Privilege in Richard Cole, in making an Entry upon the Possession of
Ordered, That the Order for the Commitment of the
said Zachary Henly, Thomas Lucy, John Palmer, and
Richard Nosworthy, be discharged.
Ordered, That Richard Cole be taken into Custody of
the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, or his
Deputy, for his Breach of Privilege, in making an Entry
upon the Possession of Mr. Henry Seymour.
Ordered, That all Committees discontinued be revived; and do sit this Afternoon, in the Places formerly
Preventing Growth of Popery.
Ordered, That Sir Adam Browne, Sir John Mallet, Sir
John Hotham, Mr. Hopkins, Mr. Hungerford, Sir Will.
Lewis, Sir John Ernely, Sir Thomas Bludworth, Sir John
Lowther, Sir John Mounson, be added to the Committee
appointed to bring in a Bill to prevent the Growth of
Light houses in Ireland.
Sir Thom. Meeres reports from the Committee of
Grievances, that upon reading the Petition of the Masters and Owners of Ships belonging to Chester, Liverpoole,
and Parts adjacent to the Northwards, to them referred
by the House; complaining against a Patent, under the
Great Seal of Ireland, for erecting certain Light Houses
in Ireland; and, hearing Counsel, and Witnesses, on the
Behalf of the Petitioners; as also of the Patentees; that
the Committee were of Opinion, That the Patent, under
the Great Seal of Ireland, for erecting certain Light Houses
in Ireland, dated the Sixteenth of July, in the Nineteenth
Year of his Majesty's Reign, was a common Grievance.
Upon Debate of which Report;
Resolved, That the Patent, under the Great Seal of
Ireland, for erecting certain Light Houses in Ireland,
dated the Sixteenth of July, in the Nineteenth Year of
his Majesty's Reign, is a common Grievance.
Resolved, &c. That his Majesty be humbly moved, by
such Members of this House as are of his Privy Council,
to call in the Patent, under the Great Seal of Ireland,
for erecting certain Light Houses in Ireland, dated the
Sixteenth of July, in the Nineteenth Year of his
Lords desire Conference.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Will. Child and
Sir Will. Glascocke;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords desire a free Conference with
this House, To-morrow Morning, at Eleven of the
Clock, in the Painted Chamber, upon the Subject Matter
of the last free Conference.
The Messengers being called in; Mr. Speaker acquainted them, that this House did agree to the said Conference.
Ordered, That the Cause concerning Lindsey Level
Fen, appointed to be heard at the Bar of the House Tomorrow Morning, be adjourned till this Day Sevennight;
nothing to intervene.
Supply Bill; Subsidies.
Resolved, &c. That the House resolve into a Committee of the whole House, To-morrow Morning Nine
of the Clock, upon the Bill of Subsidies.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Members formerly
desired to bring in some Clauses to the Bill of Subsidies,
to prepare and bring in the Clause for doubly Rating the
Members, Defaulters, in the Bill of Subsidies: And it is
recommended to Sir Thom. Meeres and Sir Charles Harbord, to hasten the bringing in of the several Clauses.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, Eight of the Clock.