Jovis, 2 die Martii, 1670.
AN ingrossed Bill to enable the Executors of Robert
Houghton Esquire to sell Lands, for Payment of his
Debts, according to a Decree . . . .
And a Debate arising, for adding some other Trustees,
to join in the Sale of the Estate;
Ordered, That the Debate of the Bill be adjourned till
Ordered, That the Report of the Committee to which
the Petition of the Inhabitants of St. Gyles, and other
Parishes, was committed be heard To-morrow, Morning.
Ordered, That the Bill concerning the Grocers Company, be read To-morrow Morning.
Hemp and Flax planting.
Ordered, That the Report of the Bill concerning Hemp
and Flax, be read To-morrow Morning.
Preventing Growth of Popery.
The Bill to prevent the Growth of Popery, was read
the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Sir Trevor
Williams, Sir John Heath, Mr. Vaughan, Sir Anthony
Irby, Sir Thomas Allen, Mr. Crouch, Sir Edm. Windham,
Sir John Talbot, Mr. Westphaling, Sir Solomon Swale, Mr.
Cheney, Sir Robert Dillington, Doctor Burwell, Col. Kirby,
Sir Geo. Downing, Mr. Coleman, Sir Courtney Poole, Mr.
Croke, Sir Rich. Francklyn, Sir John Earneley, Sir Charles
Harbord; Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Lord Fanshaw, Sir Thom.
Dolman, Sir John Birkenhead, Sir Will. Beecher, Col.
Windham, Col. Birch, Sir Robert Atkins, Sir Robert Holt,
Mr. Bartie, Mr. Stanhop, Sir John Lowther, Sir Robert
Carr, Col. Reames, Sir John Knight, Sir Edm. Pye, Mr.
Musgrave, Mr. Finch, Col. Windham, Sir John Coriton,
Sir Will. Coventry, Sir John Northcott, Sir Thom. Wendy,
Mr. Ford, Sir Job Charleton, Sir John Coriton, Sir John
Coventry, Mr. Dowdswell, Lord Richardson, Mr. Hobby,
Mr. Buscowen, Sir Edw. Massey, Sir Thom. Meeres, Sir
Hugh Bethel, Mr. Mervell, Sir Edw. Deering, Mr. Chalmondly, Lord Obrian, Sir Will. Lowther, Sir John Mallet:
And they are to meet To-morrow, at Two of the Clock in
the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber; and to consider the Debates of the House; and such Proposals as
shall be offered: And to send for Persons, Papers, and
Ordered, That these Members following be added to
the Committee to which the additional Bill of Conventicles is committed; viz. Sir John Earnely, Mr. Hobby,
Mr. Dowdeswell, Sir Robert Holt, Sir Will. Lowther, Sir
Edm. Windham, Sir Gilbert Gerrard.
Hearth Money, &c.
Ordered, That it be referred to Mr. Crouch, Mr. Powle,
Mr. Buscowen, Sir Robert Carr, Mr. Waller, Sir Anthony
Irby, Sir John Vaughan, Mr. Fagg, Col. Birch, Mr. Hopkins, Sir Robert Howard, Sir Robert Holt, Sir Trevor Williams, Mr. Treasurer, Sir Thom. Meeres; Sir William
Lowther, Mr. Musgrave, Mr. Cheney, Mr. Dowdeswell,
Mr. Henly, Sir Rich. Francklin, Mr. Marvell, Sir Hugh
Bethell, Mr. Whorwood, Sir John Shaw, Sir Capel Luckin,
or any Five of them, to inspect the former Bill, passed
this House, for regulating and ascertaining the Collection
of Hearth Money; and the former Acts relating to the
Duty; and to bring in such new additional Bill as they
shall think fit: 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.
Supply Bill; foreign Commodities.
The Bill of additional Impositions on foreign Commodities was read the Second time.
Resolved, That the Opening thereof, by the Speaker, be
adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Ten of the Clock.
A Complaint being made, that Thomas Tomlyn, the
menial Servant of Sir Philip Mounckton, a Member of
this House, was arrested, at the Suit of Richard Bankes,
John Bankes, Rich. Hawkesworth, Reignald Thompson,
William Haigh, and Ralph Woollen, in Breach of the
Privilege of this House;
Ordered, That the Matter be referred to the Committee
of Privileges, to examine the same, and report it, with
their Opinions, to the House.
Preventing Export of Wool.
Ordered, That Lord St. John, Sir James Smith, Sir
Thom. Meeres, Sir John Hanmer, Sir Hugh Bethel, Sir
Edw. Harley, Sir Edm. Pye, Dr. Burwell, Sir Geo. Downing, Mr. Jay, Sir Joseph Ash, Sir Solomon Swale, Sir Rich.
Maleverer, Mr. Musgrave, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Mr.
Finch, Sir Will. Lowther, Dr. Arras, Lord Richardson,
be added to the Committee appointed to consider of the
former Laws to prevent the Exporting of Wool.
Ordered, That all Committees that were discontinued
be revived; and do sit this Afternoon, in the Places
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, Eight of the Clock.