Sabbati, 11die Martii, 1670.
A BILL for settling the Work-houses, and for setting
the Poor on Work, was read the First time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be read a Second time.
Sir Philip Mounckton reports from the Committee to
which the Bill of the indigent loyal Officers, was committed, several Amendments agreed by the Committee to be
made to the Bill: Which he read, with the Coherence;
and after delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table.
Resolved, &c. That the said Report of the Bill on the
Behalf of the indigent loyal Officers, be read, and taken into
Consideration the first Business, on Monday Morning.
A Bill, sent from the Lords, intituled, An Act to enable
Henry Booth Esquire to levy Fines, and suffer Recoveries,
was read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Mr. Cheney, Sir Robert Carr, Mr. Milward, Lord Ancram, Lord
Richardson, Sir John Cotton, Sir Trevor Williams, Mr.
Buscowen, Colonel Kirtby, Sir Thomas Littleton, Sir Gilbert
Talbot, Sir Phil. Warwick, Sir Robert Atkins, Sir Thomas
Meeres, Sir Thomas Lee, Sir Solomon Swale, Mr. Gray,
Mr. Hobby, Mr. Henley, Mr. Chalmondley, Mr. Maynard,
Sir William Doyley, Sir Edw. Massey, Sir Thomas Allen,
Sir John Lowther, Mr. Maynard, Sir John Talbot, Sir
Edw. Harley, Mr. Westphaling, Sir John Northcot, Sir
Fowlke Lucy; and all that serve for the Counties of Lancaster, Cheshire, and Cornwall: And they are to meet on
Monday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in
the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Ordered, That the Report of the Bill on the Behalf of
Mr. Bromley, be heard on Tuesday Morning, at Ten of
Buying and selling Cattle.
A Bill to prevent Frauds in buying and selling of
Cattle, was read.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be read a Second time, on
Tuesday Morning next, the first Business.
A Clause to encourage the Exportation of Corn, was
Resolved, &c. That the Clause be committed to the
Committee of the whole House, to which the Bill for an
Imposition on foreign Commodities, is committed; to consider of it, and amend it as they shall see Cause; and
make it Part of the Bill.
Committee of Elections.
Ordered, That Sir Denny Ashburnham be added to the
Committee of Elections.
King appoints to be attended.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Nath. Hobart and
Sir Andrew Hacket;
Mr. Speaker, the Lords have commanded us to acquaint you, that his Majesty hath appointed Monday next,
Nine of the Clock in the Morning, to be attended, by
both Houses, in the Banquetting House at Whitehall, to
receive their Address to prevent the Growth of Popery.
Preventing Growth of Popery.
The ingrossed Bill to prevent the Growth of Popery
A Clause, for an Oath to be taken, for not taking up
Arms, by Pretence of the King's Authority, against His
Person, was thrice read.
The Question being put, That this Clause be made
Part of the Bill;
It was resolved in the Affirmative.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill do pass: And that the
Title be, An Act to prevent the Growth of Popery: And
Sir Thomas Meres is to carry up the Bill to the Lords;
and to put them in mind of the Bill for taking an Account
of Monies given to the Poor, in the late Fire.
Conference on Pirates Bill.
Ordered, That Sir John Talbot do desire a Conference
with the Lords, upon the Amendments to the Bill to
prevent Delivery up of Ships.
Committee of Elections.
Ordered, That the Committee of Elections do hear the
Cause concerning the Election for Seaford, on Tuesday
next come Fortnight: And that Sir Denny Ashburnham,
Sir John Pelham, Mr. Sacheverell, Mr. Head, Lord Hinchinbrooke, Mr. Cornwallis, Mr. Love, Mr. Ash, Mr. Edw.
Nicholas, Sir Henry Herbert, Mr. Chalmondley, Sir
Robert Worsley, Mr. Bence, Mr. Jolliffe, Mr. Glascocke,
be added to the Committee.
Resolved, &c. That the House resolve into a Committee of the whole House, at Three of the Clock in the
And then the House adjourned till Three of the
Supply Bill; Beer and Ale.
THE Amendments, sent down from the Lords, to
the Bill, intituled, An Act for Exportation of Beer, Ale,
and Mum; which were twice read, and, upon the Question,
agreed, and read the Third time.
Resolved, &c. That the Amendments be inserted in the
Bill; and the Bill sent back to the Lords.
Supply Bill; foreign Commodities.
The House then resolved into a Committee of the whole
House, upon the Bill of additional Impositions on foreign
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 made some further Progress in the said Bill; and
humbly moved, from the said Committee, That the House
would resolve into a Committee of the whole House, on
Monday Morning next, to proceed in the further Consideration thereof.
Resolved, &c. That this House doth agree with the
Committee, That this House be resolved into a Committee of the whole House, on Monday Morning next, to proceed in the further Consideration of the Bill of additional
Impositions on foreign Commodities.
Ordered, That Lord Allington, Sir Nicholas Pelham,
Sir John Birkenhead, be added to the Committee to which
the Matter concerning the Fishery is committed.
And then the House adjourned till Monday
Morning, Eight of the Clock.