Lunæ, 10 die Aprilis, 1671.
London Paving, &c.
THE Bill for perpetuating the Powers contained in
the Clause in an Act for rebuilding the City of
London, touching Pavements and Sewers, in the Mayor,
Commonalty, and Citizens, was read a Second time [a].
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Sir Robert
Steward, Mr. Henly, Mr. Buscowen, Mr. Jolliffe, Sir
Rich. Wiseman, Mr. Dunster, Mr. Mountague, Mr.
Wood, Sir Will. Thompson, Sir Thomas Allen, Mr. Harrison, Mr. Maynard, Mr. St. John, Sir Solom. Swale,
Mr. Jones, Mr. Chalmondley, Mr. Crouch, Mr. Sprye, Sir
Thom. Clergis, Sir John Knight, Colonel Birch, Mr.
Marvell, Mr. Hobby, Mr. Bence, Mr. Turgis, Mr. Pleydall, Mr. Sands, Sir Henry Herbert, Mr. Wright, Sir John
Birkenhead, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir Will. Coventry, Mr. Head,
Sir John Fredericke, Mr. Love, Dr. Burwell, Sir Robert
Holt, Sir Thom. Dolman, Sir Will. Doyley, Mr. Low,
Colonel Titus, Mr. Grey, Mr. Onslow, Sir Thom. Meeres,
Mr. Morris, Colonel Reames, Sir Winston Churchill, and
all the Members that serve for the City of London:
And they are to meet at Three of the Clock this Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And have Power to
send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Sir William Doyley reports from the Committee, to
whom the Bill for the enabling Mr. Harlakenden to sell
Lands for the Payment of a Debt due to his Majesty,
was committed, several Alterations and Amendments
agreed to be made to the said Bill: Which he read, in
his Place; and afterwards delivered the same in at the
Clerk's Table: Which being twice read, were, upon the
Question, severally agreed unto;
Resolved, &c. That the said Bill, with the Amendments, be ingrossed.
The ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act
for Relief and Release of poor Prisoners in Debt, was
read a Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be committed to Sir
Robert Howard, Colonel Reames, Colonel Phillipps, Sir
Solomon Swale, Mr. Crouch, Col. Sands, Sir Thomas Allen,
Lord Richardson, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir Jonath. Trelawny,
Sir John Birkenhead, Mr. Mountague, Sir Phil. Warwick,
Sir John Earnly, Doctor Arris, Sir John Coriton, Mr.
Ford, Mr. Harrison, Mr. Newport, Mr. Love, Mr. Hobby,
Mr. Buscowen, Mr. Sprye, Sir Thom. Dolman, Sir Robert
Carr, Sir Char. Harbord, Sir Edw. Deering, Sir Gilbert
Talbot, Doctor Burwell, Sir Thom. Clergis, Sir John
Knight, Mr. Henley, Sir Thom. Lee, Sir Edm. Windham,
Sir John Fredricke, Sir John Barnaby, Colonel Titus, Mr.
Morris, and all the Members that serve for the City of
London, and Counties of Middlesex and Surrey: And all
that come are to have Voices: And they have Power to
bring in a Clause to be added to the Bill, if they think fit,
of the Nature of a Clause now tendered to the House,
concerning the binding-out of poor Children to Apprenticeships: And they are to meet this Afternoon, at Two
of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send
for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Supply Bill; Law Proceedings.
The ingrossed Bill for laying Impositions on Proceedings at Law, was read the Third time.
A Clause being offered to be added to the Bill, that
for every Dispensation to hold Two Ecclesiastical Dignities, to pay Fifteen Shillings: Which, being thrice
read, was inserted in the Bill, being omitted in the
Report of the Impositions from the Committee of the
A Proviso being tendered, that no Latitats out of the
King's Bench be valid, without a Bill of Middlesex first
The Question being put, That this Proviso be read;
It passed in the Negative.
A Proviso, for preventing vexatious Suits, was read a
First, Second, and Third time; and agreed to be made
Part of the Bill.
A Proviso, to prevent malicious and vexatious Informations and Indictments, was read a First and Second time.
The Question being put, That the Proviso be read a
The House divided.
The Yeas go forth.
|Lord St. John,
||For the Yeas,
|Sir Robert Holt,
|Sir Will. Terringham,
||For the Noes,
And so it passed in the Negative.
Resolved, &c. That the said Bill do pass: And that
the Title be, An Act for laying Impositions on Proceedings at Law: And that Sir Robert Atkins do carry up
the Bill to the Lords.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir John Coell and Sir
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have returned you down a
Bill, intituled, An Act to prevent stealing and transporting Children, and other Persons; with some Alterations
and Amendments: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Lords desire a Conference.
Also their Lordships have commanded us to acquaint
the House, that they desire a Conference with this House,
in the Painted Chamber, To-morrow Morning at Eleven
of the Clock, upon the Bill of Impositions on foreign
And also a Conference touching an Address to be made
to his Majesty.
The Messengers being withdrawn; and called in again;
Mr. Speaker acquaints them, that this House did agree
with their Lordships to the Conference on the Bill of Impositions upon foreign Commodities; and that, for the
other Part of the Message, for a Conference touching the
Address to be made to his Majesty, they would send
Answer by Messengers of their own.
The House taking into Consideration the Message, sent
down from the Lords, for a Conference touching an Address to be made to his Majesty; which not mentioning
the Subject Matter of the said Address;
Ordered, That it be referred to Sir Thomas Meeres, Sir
John Birkenhead, Sir Rich. Temple, Sir Thomas Lee, Mr.
Waller, Sir Char. Harbord, Sir Robert Carr, to search the
Books for Precedents concerning Messages between both
Houses; and report the same To-morrow Morning.
Ordered, That the Report of the Bill concerning
Intestates Estates, be made To-morrow Morning, the
Ordered, That the Report concerning the River Wey,
be made the next Business.
Houses destroyed to stop the Fire in London.
Ordered, That the Bill for Relief of such, whose Houses
were blown up, or otherwise demolished, to prevent the
Increase of Fire, be read the First time next after.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, Eight of the Clock.