Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 7, 1651-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Monday, the 10th of November, 1656.
AN Act for raising Portions, and making Provision, for the younger Children of William Masham, Esquire, deceased, was this Day read the Third time; and, upon the Question, passed.
Resolved, That this Act be presented to his Highness the Lord Protector, for his Consent.
The humble Petition of Major Anthony Morgan was this Day read.
Ordered, That this Petition be referred to a Committee, to examine the Truth thereof; and state the Matter of Fact, with their Opinion; and report it to the House: Viz. to Mr. Robinson, Lord Deputy, Col. Fowk, Mr. Bodurda, Colonel Fitz James, Lord Broghill, MajorGeneral Goff, Sir John Reynolds, Major-General Haines, Mr. James Ash, Sir John Trevor, Mr. Owen, MajorGeneral Bridges, Mr. Francis Bacon, Mr. Williams, Mr. Ingoldsby, Capt. Baines, Mr. Nath. Bacon, Mr. Hoskins, Major Aston, Mr. Gyles, Mr. Bampfeild, Captain Hatsell, Major-General Kelsey, Mr. Westlake, Mr. How, Mr. Moody, Mr. Fowell, Major-General Lilborne, Colonel Markham, Colonel Salmon, Colonel Weldon, Mr. Disbrow, Major-General Berry, Colonel Shapcott: And are to meet To-morrow, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Inner Court of Wards; with Power to send for Papers, Persons, and Records.
Bill of Indemnity.
Ordered, That it be referred to the same Committee, to consider of Cases of like Nature: And to bring in a Bill for indemnifying such Persons as have acted in the Service of the Commonwealth.
Resolved, That Colonel Rogers, Lieutenant-Colonel Nicholas, Mr. Mason, be added to the Committee for Naturalization.
Ordered, That Mr. Church have Leave to bring in a Bill, on Thursday next, for regulating of Stuffs in Norfolk and Norwich.
Union with Ireland.
Ordered, That the Committee for Ireland do bring in a Bill for Uniting of Ireland into one Commonwealth with England, on Friday Morning next.
Ordered, That Liberty be given to bring in a Bill for regulating Perpetuanas and Serges, on Wednesday Morning next.
The House, according to former Order, was resolved into a Committee of the whole House, upon the Report made by Colonel Sidenham, on Friday last, touching the Charge of the carrying on the Spanish War; and the Revenue towards it.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Master of the Rolls took the Chair.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Master of the Rolls reports from the said Committee, that the same Committee may sit To-morrow Morning, on the same Business.
Resolved, That the House be resolved into a Grand Committee of the whole House, To-morrow Morning, on the same Business.
Resolved, That the same Committee do then also take into Consideration the Ways and Means of raising Money for carrying on the Spanish War.