Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 6, 1648-1651. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Thursday, the 22d of May, 1651.
ORDERED, by the Parliament, That it be referred to the Committee for regulating the Universities, to consider of Syon College, in such sort as they are to do touching Eaton College and Winchester College.
Ordered, That it be likewise referred to the same Committee, to consider of Greesham College, in like sort as the Colleges aforesaid are.
Ordered, That it be referred to the same Committee, to consider of Manchester, in like sort as the Colleges aforesaid are.
Ordered, That Mr. Dormer, Mr. Skinner, Mr. Lechmere, Lord Grey, Mr. Long, Colonel Lister, Sir John Trevor, Mr. Ash, Colonel Peter Temple, Colonel Fleetwood, Alderman Atkins, Mr. Pierepoint, Sir Thomas Wroth, Colonel George Fleetwood, Sir Thomas Jervois, Mr. Clement, Mr. Stephens, Mr. R. Derley, Colonel Thompson, be added to the Committee for regulating the Universities.
Mr. Dormer reports, Amendments to the Bill for making the River of Wye navigable: Which were read the First and Second time; and, upon the Question, assented unto.-
The humble Petition of the Lady Ascue, was this Day read.
Resolved, That there be Six Commissioners for the County of Surrey.-
Resolved, by the Parliament, That this Bill be ingrossed.
Examinations of Coke.
Ordered, That the Report from the Council of State, touching the Design of Mr. Coke, and others, be made on Tuesday Morning next.
The House resumed the Debate upon the Report made Yesterday by Mr. Say; and upon the Amendments to the Bill for Sale of the Estates of several Delinquents.
A Proviso was this Day tendered to the Act for Sale of several Delinquents Estates; "That the said Act, or any thing therein contained, doth not, or shall, extend, or shall impower any Person or Persons in this Act named to make Sale of the Manors, Lands, and Tenements, hereafter mentioned, or any of them; that is to say, the Manor of Monmouth and Wyesham, in the County of Monmouth; the Manor of Pellenny, the Manors of Purcasseck and Trellocks Grange, in the said County of Monmouth; the Demesnes of the Manors or Castles of Grosmont, Skenfreth, Monmouth, and Whitecastle, or any of them; the Manors of Bettus and Per Lloyd, in the said County of Monmouth; the Manor of Crookham, in the County of Berks; the Manor of Kendall, in the County of Westmorland; the Manor of Shobdon, in the County of Hereford; until the Parliament give further Order: Which said Manors, Castles, and Demesnes, were heretofore the Castles, Manors, and Demesnes of Edward Earl of Worcester; and are now seized on, and sequestred, for the High Treason of the said Earl, committed against the Parliament: Which was this Day read the First and Second Time.
Resolved, That these Words, "until the Parliament give further Order," be added to this Proviso.
Resolved, by the Parliament, That this Proviso, so amended, be Part of the Bill.
A Proviso was tendered, "That this Act, or any thing therein contained, shall not extend to the common Hall, or Yard, commonly called the Castle and Castle-yard, of Okeham in the County of Rutland, belonging lately to the Duke of Buckingham; which is, and heretofore hath been, the publick Place for the Holding of the General Assizes and Sessions in that County; but be and remain for the accustomed Use of the said County of Rutland:" Which was this Day read the First time.
Resolved, That this Proviso be now read the Second time.
And it was read the Second time, accordingly.
Resolved, That this Proviso be Part of the Bill.