Mercurii, 22 die Februarii, 1670.
Committee of Grievances and Trade.
ORDERED, That the Committee of Grievances
do sit this Afternoon; and that the Committee of
Trade, which was appointed to sit this Afternoon, be
adjourned; and do sit To-morrow in the Afternoon.
Ordered, That all Committees be revived, and do sit in
the Places formerly appointed.
The House then resumed the Consideration of the
Petition exhibited by Sir John Prettyman, a Member
of this House.
And Sir Edward Hungerford, another Member of this
House, being the Person most concerned, and being present; and both the Members being heard, in their Places;
Resolved, &c. That the Petition of Sir John Prettyman
be committed to Sir Charles Harbord, Colonel Kirby, Sir
Robert Steward, Sir Robert Howard, Mr. Crouch, Mr.
Seymour, Sir Adam Browne, Sir Robert Atkins, Sir John
Moreton, Sir Gilbert Talbot, Sir John Knight, Sir Anthony
Irby, Colonel Birch, Sir Will. Doyley, Mr. How, Sir
Thom. Dolman, Sir John Earnely, Colonel Titus, Lord
Obryan, Mr. Grenvile; or any Five of them: And they
are to meet this Afternoon, at Two of the Clock, in the
Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers,
Ordered, That the Report of the Bill against Conventicles be heard To-morrow Morning.
An ingrossed Bill, sent down from the Lords, intituled,
An Act for settling the Manor of Portswood, and other
Lands, late of John Knight Gentleman, in the County,
and Town and County, of Southampton, in John Parker
Serjeant at Law, Mr. Wm. Morgan and Wm. Bleverhasset of London Gentleman, to be sold for Payment of
Debts, read the First time.
Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be read a Second time.
Supply Bill; Beer and Ale.
The House resumed the Debate upon the additional
Bill of Excise, for his Majesty's Supply.
Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be committed to a
Committee of the whole House, upon the Debate of the
House: And that the House resolve into a Committee
thereupon, To-morrow Morning, at Ten of the Clock.
Resolved, &c. That it be an Instruction to the said
Committee of the whole House, that the Clauses, which
relate to private Persons, living, and brewing, within *
Miles of Corporations, and all Clauses relating thereunto,
be omitted in the Bill.
Resolved, &c. That the Thirty-sixth and Thirty-seventh
Clauses, for limiting the Price of Drink, be omitted in
Resolved, &c. That the Committee consider of the
One-and-thirtieth Clause, concerning the Lending of
Brewing Vessels: And upon the Debate of the House,
The Question being propounded, That the Penalty in
the said Clause, concerning the Lending of Brewing
Vessels, be altered;
And the Question being put, That the Question be
It was resolved in the Affirmative.
The main Question being put;
The House divided.
The Yeas go forth.
Sir Thom. Lee,
||For the Yeas,||82.
|Sir Thom. Meeres,
Sir Jonath. Trelawny,
||For the Noes, ||63.
So it was resolved in the Affirmative.
Resolved, &c. That the Penalty in the aforesaid Clause,
concerning the Lending of Brewing Vessels, be altered.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, Eight of the Clock.