Martis, 18 die Aprilis, 1671.
Privilege-Assault of a Member.
THE House being informed, that Sir Anthony Cope,
a Member of this House, was Yesterday in the
Evening, stopt and assaulted by one * Landisdall; who
expressed contemptuous Words, in Breach of the Privilege of this House; viz. That, because he was a Member
of this House, he would send him to the Compter.
Ordered, That * Landisdall the Beadle of Billingsgate
Ward, living in the Parish of St. Mary Hill, in the City
of London, be sent for in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms
attending this House, for his Breach of Privilege of this
House, in affronting Sir Anthony Cope, a Member of this
House; and for contemptuous Words against this House.
The House being informed, that one Mr. Samuell
Hartlip had affronted Sir John Morley, a Member of this
House, in Expressions to this Effect, That he valued him
no more than the Dirt under his Feet; and that his
Tongue was no Slander; and that these Expressions were
at, or near the House Door, and in relation to Words
spoken in the House, by the said Sir John Morley;
Ordered, That the said Mr. Samuel Hartlip be sent
for in the Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this
House, to answer the said Breach of the Privilege of
Conference desired with Lords.
Ordered, That a Message be sent to the Lords, by Mr.
Cheney, to desire a Conference, with their Lordships upon
their Amendments to the Bill to prevent Frauds in the
Buying and Selling of Cattle.
The House resumed the Debate of Amendments to
the Bill for the better Settling of the Maintenance of the
Parsons, Vicars, and Curates, in the Parishes of the City of
London, burnt by the late dreadful Fire there; and agreed
to the same.
Resolved, &c. That the said Bill do pass: And that the
Title be, An Act for the better Settlement of the Maintenance of the Parsons, Vicars, and Curates, in the Parishes of the City of London, burnt by the late dreadful
Fire there: And that Mr. Crouch do carry up the same
to the Lords.
Privilege- Petition from a Person in custody.
A Petition intituled, The humble Petition of Herbert
Jones, was read.
The said Herbert Jones, being called in to the Bar of
the House, to justify his Petition, satisfied the House,
That he was never served with any Order of Summons,
from the Committee of Privileges; but only with the
Order of the House referring of it to the said Committee,
to examine his and others Breach of Privilege against
Sir Trevor Williams, a Member of this House.
Resolved, &c. That the said Herbert Jones be discharged
from his Commitment in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms.
Lords agree to Conference.
Mr. Cheney reports, That the Lords agree to a present
Conference with this House, in the Painted Chamber,
upon their Lordships Amendments to the Bill concerning
Ordered, That Mr. Cheney, Sir Thom. Lee, Col. Birch,
Sir Thom. Littleton, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir Robert Steward,
Sir Rich. Temple, Sir Thom. Meeres, Sir Robert Howard,
be appointed the Managers of the said Conference.
Fines and Forfeitures.
The Amendments, sent down from the Lords, to the
Bill for the better Recovery of Fines and Forfeitures due
to his Majesty, were read a First, Second, and Third
time; and agreed unto.
Preservation of Game.
The Amendments, from the Lords, to the Bill for Preservation of the Game; and for Securing Warrens, were
read a First, Second, and Third time; and agreed unto.
The Amendments, from the Lords, to the Bill for Discovery of such as have defrauded the Poor of the City
of London, of the Monies given in the Time of the
late Plague and Fire, were read a First, Second, and
Third time; and agreed unto.
Ordered, That the Report of the Amendments to the
Bill, sent down from the Lords, for preventing the
Disturbances of Seamen, and Preservation of his Majesty's Naval Stores, be made To-morrow Morning, the
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, Eight of the Clock.