Lunæ, 11 die Novembris; 1° Gulielmi et Mariæ.
Recovery of Tythes.
Mr. Christy reports from the Committee to whom
the Bill for the more easy Recovery of small
Tythes, and Repair of Churches, was referred, That they
had agreed upon several Amendments to be made to the
Bill, and a Clause to be added to it; which they had directed him to report to the House: And he read the same
in his Place, with the Coherence: and afterwards delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same
were once read throughout; and afterwards a Second
time, one by one: And, after an Amendment proposed to
be made to the Clause, and agreed unto, and the Clause
amended accordingly at the Table, the said Amendments
and Clause were, upon the Question severally put thereupon, agreed unto by the House.
Ordered, That the Bill, so amended, and with the said
Clause, be ingrossed.
Norwich Court of Conscience.
A Bill for erecting a Court of Conscience in the City
and County of the City of Norwich, was read the First
Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time.
Relief of Irish Refugees.
The House being acquainted, that his Majesty had
ordered a Sum of Money to be distributed among such of
the Irish Nobility and Gentry as had lost their Estates
in Ireland, and were fled hither for Refuge.
Resolved, That a Committee be appointed to consider
of what Persons of the Irish Nobility and Gentry are fit
to receive his Majesty's Bounty.
And is referred to Sir Jos. Tredenham, Sir Rob. Rich.
Mr. Cognisby, Lord Bellamont, Sir John Guise, Mr. Windham, Mr. Roberts, Mr. Gwyn, Sir Gilbert Clerke, Mr.
Fenwick, Sir Tho. Littleton, Sir Cha. Cæsar, Sir Rob.
Cotton, Lord Fitzharding, Sir Fra Russell, Mr. Christy,
Mr. Fox, Mr. Tho. Foley, Mr. Bickerstaffe, Lord Falkland,
Mr. Boyle, Lord Digby, Mr. Gray, Mr. Parkhurst, Sir
Rob. Clayton, Sir Tho. Barnadiston, Mr. Godolphin, Sir
Wm. Yorke, Mr. Reynell, Mr. Smith, Mr. Freke, Sir
Walter Young, Sir Tho. Pope Blunt, Lord Sherrard, Sir
Hen. Capell, Major Buckland, Mr. Howard, Major Dickenson, Mr. Baldwyn: And they are to meet this Afternoon,
at Three of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.
State of the Nation.
Resolved, That the House do, upon Wednesday Morning next, at Ten of the Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to take into Consideration the
State of the Nation.
Defaulters at Call of the House.
Then the Names of such as were Defaulters, upon
Calling-over the House the One-and-thirtieth of October
last, were called, did not appear, and had no sufficient
Excuse alledged in their Behalf, were noted down; in
order to be further proceeded against.
French Goods seized.
Ordered, That the Commissioners of the Customs, and
the Commissioners of the Prize Office, do, upon Wednesday Morning next, being in an Account, What French
Wines and Brandies, and other French Goods, have been
taken as Prizes, or have been seized upon by the Officers
of the Custom-house; and where they are, and when
taken, and by whom.
Address-Army in Ireland.
Resolved, That an humble Address be presented to his
Majesty, by such Members of this House as are of his
Majesty's most honourable Privy Council, and Sir John
Guise, That he will please to appoint some fit Persons to
go over into Ireland, to take an Account of the Number
of the Army there, and the State and Condition of it.
Leave for Members to attend Lords.
Ordered, That Mr. Finch and Sir William Williams
have Leave to attend the Bar of the House of Lords, in
a Cause between Gay and Beauple.
Ordered, That all Committees be revived.