Lunæ, 27 die Februari, 1670.
Leave of Absence.
ORDERED, That Sir James Rushout have the
Leave of this House to be absent from the House, till
he shall recover his Health, and be in Condition to give
Sir Charles Harbord reports from the Committee, to
which the Bill on the Behalf of Mr. Haughton was committed, some Amendments agreed to be made, and a
Proviso to be added, to the Bill: Which he read in his
Place; and after, delivered the same in at the Clerk's
Table: Which were twice read; and, upon the Question,
Resolved, That the Bill, with the Amendments and
Proviso agreed to, be ingrossed.
Leave of Absence.
Ordered, That Mr. Rigby have the Leave of this House
to go into the Country, having urgent Occasions to attend.
Ordered, That the Committee to which the Petition
of Sir John Prettyman was committed, be revived; and
do sit this Afternoon.
Ordered, That all Committees which were discontinued, be revived; and do sit this Afternoon, in the
Places formerly appointed.
Bangor and St. Asaph Lead Mines.
An ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, on the Behalf of the Lords Bishops of Bangor and St. Asaph, was
read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be committed to Sir
Henry Herbert, Mr. Morris, Sir John Talbot, Sir John
Moreton, Sir Robert Carre, Sir Char. Harbord, Mr. Jay,
Mr. Crouch, Mr. Dowdswell, Mr. Seymour, Sir Robert Atkins, Mr. Powle, Sir Joseph Ash, Sir Solomon Swale, Col.
Reames, Sir Hugh Windham, Mr. Maynard, Sir John
Lowther, Sir Robert Holt, Sir John Coriton, Sir John
Birkenhead, Col. Windham, Doctor Burwell, Mr. James,
Mr. Cornwallis, and all that serve for the several Counties of Wales: 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.
Sir Robert Holt reports from the Committee to which
the Bill, sent from the Lords, on the Behalf of John
Knight, was committed, that the Committee had perused
the Bill; and saw no Cause to make any Alteration
Resolved, &c. That the Bill do pass: And that the
Title be agreed; and the Bill returned to the Lords by
Sir Robert Holt.
Preventing Profanation of Sunday.
A Bill for the Better Observation of the Lord's Day,
was read the First time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be read a Second time.
Supply Bill; Beer and Ale.
The House then resolved into a Committee of the
whole House, upon the additional Bill of Excise on Beer
and Ale, and other Liquors, towards his Majesty's
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Seymour took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Mr. Seymour reports from the said Committee, that they
had gone through the Bill; and were ready to make Report of the Amendments agreed to be made thereunto.
Resolved, &c. That the Report of the said Amendments
be made To-morrow Morning, Ten of the Clock.
Ordered, That all Committees that were to sit this
Afternoon be adjourned.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, Eight of the Clock.