Lunæ, 19 die Maii, 1679.
An ingrossed Bill for continuing the Act for Exporting of Leather, was read the Third time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill do pass: And that the
Title be, An Act for reviving and continuing of a former
Act, intituled, An Act for giving Leave to buy and export
Leather and Skins tanned or dressed: And that Sir
Robert Markham do carry up the same to the Lords for
Miscarriages of the Navy.
The House being informed from the Committee to
whom it was, amongst other Things, referred to examine
into the Miscarriages of the Navy, That the Committee
had taken some of the Matters to them referred, into their
Consideration; and were ready for a Report thereof.
And it being moved, That the House would appoint
some short Time for receiving of the said Report, in
regard several of the Witnesses will suddenly go beyond
Ordered, That the Report from the Committee appointed to examine into the Miscarriages of his Majesty's
Navy, be received To-morrow Morning at Ten of the
Clock: And that the Officers of his Majesty's Navy, and
the Witnesses concerned therein, do then attend.
Sir Thomas Clerges reports from the Committee to
whom the Bill, sent from the Lords, intituled, An Act
for freeing the City of London, and Parts adjacent, from
Popish Inhabitants, was committed, several Amendments
agreed upon by the Committee to be made to the Bill:
Which he read in his Place; and afterwards delivered
the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same were
twice read; and, with some Amendments made at the
Table, upon the Question, severally agreed.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill, with the Amendments, be
read a Third Time on Wednesday Morning next.
Disabling the Duke of Yorke.
Ordered, That Mr. Treby do make a Report of the
Abstract of such Letters and Papers in the Custody of
the Committee of Secrecy, as concerns the Duke of
Yorke, relating to the present Plot, To-morrow Morning
at Ten of the Clock: And that the Bill for disabling the
Duke of Yorke to inherit the Imperial Crown of this
Realm, be then read a Second time.
Bills sent from Lords.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Samuel Clerke and
Sir Miles Cooke;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have commanded us to acquaint you, That they have agreed to Two Bills sent up
from this House; the one intituled, An Act for the Sale
of the Lands late of Charles Dale, of the County of
Rutland, Esquire, deceased, for the Payment of his
Debts, and Provision for his Daughters and Coheirs:
The other intituled, An Act for Re-ingrossing of the
Records of Fines burnt or lost in the late Fire in the
Temple; without any Amendments.
Leave of Absence.
Ordered, That Mr. Norborne have Leave to go into
And then the House adjourned till half an Hour
after Two of the Clock in the Afternoon.
Post meridiem ejusdem diei.
The King attended.
THE House being met, in Order to attend his Majesty with the Address agreed to, on Wednesday last;
Adjourned till Seven of the Clock To-morrow Morning.