House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 18 November 1656

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Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 7, 1651-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.

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Tuesday, the 18th of November, 1656.

Gloucester Cathedral.

A BILL for settling the late Cathedral Church of Gloucester upon the Mayor and Burgesses of the City of Gloucester, and their Successors, was this Day read the First time; and, upon the Question, ordered to be read the Second time on Saturday Morning next.

Norwich Stuffs.

An Act for regulating and making Stuffs in Norfolk and Norwich was this Day read the First time; and, upon the Question, ordered to be read the Second time on Monday next.


Mr. Downing reports from the Committee of Trade, Amendments to the Bill for the Exportation of several Commodities of the Breed, Growth, and Manufactures of this Commonwealth: Which were twice read; and afterwards put to the Question, one by one.

Resolved, That the House doth agree with this Amendment; That every Gelding, that is transported by the Natives, shall pay Twenty Shillings.

Resolved, That this House doth agree with the Committee, That every Foreigner shall pay, for every Gelding that is transported, Thirty Shillings.

The last Proviso being read;

Resolved, That the Word "Geldings" be added in this Proviso.

And the rest of the Amendments, being severally put to the Question, were agreed unto.

A Proviso was tendered to this Bill, in these Words; viz. "Provided, that this Act shall continue until the End of the First Session of the next Parliament, and no longer:" Which was read the First time.

And the Question being put, That the said Proviso be read the Second time;

It passed in the Negative.

And the Bill, with the Amendments, were ordered to be ingrossed.

York Court of Law.

Ordered, That the Bill for erecting Courts at York, be read the Second time on Thursday Morning next.