Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 6, 1648-1651. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Tuesday, the 20th of May, 1651.
Jacob's, &c. Nat.
A BILL for naturalizing Harmon Jacob, Colonel John Rosworme, * Owen, John George Sadowsky, alias Sedascae, Lord of Slaupna, Richard Bogan, Esther Bogan, now Wife of Josia Ricraft, of London, Merchant, Magdalen Bogan, John Kirk, James Kirke, and Mary Kirke, now Wife of John West, of London, Gentleman, Wm. Barnesley, Henry Barnesley, Susan Barnesley, and Catherine Barnesley, and of Mary, Wife of Thomas Russell, Mary Barrington, Wife of John Barrington, Samuel Pygott, Isaac Pygott, and Hannah Pygott, was this Day read the First and Second time; and, upon the Question committed unto Sir Arthure Hesilrig, Mr. Bond, Mr. Lechmere, Sir John Trevor, Mr. Edwards, Colonel Lister, Mr. Millington, Mr. Whitaker, Mr. Stephens, Colonel Bossevile, Mr. Garland, Mr. Holland, Mr. Ellis, Mr. Ash, Alderman Allen, Colonel Thompson, Mr. Dove, Mr. Say, Colonel Fielder, Mr. Pierpoint, Lord Grey, Mr. Nevill, Mr. Clement, Mr. Moyle, Mr. West, Sir John Danvers, Alderman Atkins; or any Five of them: And they are to meet at Two of the Clock this Afternoon, in the Exchequer Chamber: And all that come, to have Voices: With Power to the said Committee to take into Consideration Wm. Northy Gentleman, Son of Wm. Northy, of the Middle Temple, London, Esquire, and William Hanmer, Son of Sir Thomas Hanmer Baronet, by Susan his Wife, and John Rushowt Merchant, a Datchman born: And that they be added in this Bill, if the Committee think fit.
A Bill prescribing an Oath to be administred to such Persons, born beyond the Seas, as shall be naturalized, was this Day read the First and Second time; and, upon the Question, committed to the same Committee.
Interest of Money.
The Question being put, That the House doth agree with the Committee in the First Amendment, that these Words, "upon any Contract, to be made after the said Nine-and twentieth of September," and these Words, inserted after the Word "shall," "for any Loan or Forbearance after that Day,". . . . . . . ;
|Mr. John Goodwin,||Tellers for the Yeas:||26.|
|Mr. Wallop,||With the Yeas,|
|Sir Arthur Hesilrig,||Tellers for the Noes:||36.|
|Lord Com. Whitelock,||With the Noes,|
The Question being put, That this Clause; viz. "And be it further Enacted by the Authority aforesaid, That all and every Scrivener and Scriveners, Broker and Brokers, Solicitor and Solicitors, Driver," &c. to the Word "this," in the last Line in the Second Leaf, being omitted by the said Committee; do stand in the Bill;
The Question being put, That the House doth agree with the Committee, that this Proviso, "Provided That no Words in this Law contained shall be construed or expounded to allow the Practice of Usury, in point of Religion or Conscience," be left out;
Advancing the Gospel.
Resolved, That the Lady Ranalaugh be allowed a Pension of Four Pounds per Week, for her Maintenance, for Six Months; together with the Arrears, at that Rate, since the Time of the Determination of the former Pension: And that the Council of State do take care that the same be paid, accordingly.