House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 19 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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Wednesday, the 19th of November, 1656.

Deane's, &c. Nat.

A BILL for Naturalizing of Martha Deane the Wife of Thomas Deane, and others, was this Day read the First time.

Yarmouth Ministers.

Ordered, That Mr. Collins, Mr. John Clerk, Mr. Moody, Mr. Awdley, Mr. Purey, Mr. Tyms, Mr. Bedford, be added to the Committee for Maintenance of Ministers in Yarmouth.

Committees added.

Ordered, That Mr. Pert and Mr. Sheeld be added to the Committee for Naturalization.

Hospital Revenues.

Ordered, That the Bill for the better Distribution of the Revenues of Hospitals be read the Second time on Monday Morning next.

Union with Ireland.

An Act for Uniting of Ireland into one Commonwealth with England, was this Day read the Second time; and, upon the Question, committed to a Committee of the whole House: And that the House be resolved into a Committee of the whole House upon this Bill, upon Tuesday next.

Confirming Sales.

This Day being appointed for the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, A Bill for Confirmation of Sales of Lands, in pursuance of several Acts and Ordinances of Parliament; and for indemnifying of Persons who have served the Commonwealth, from vexatious Suits and Molestations;

And the House being moved to receive a Report from the Grand Committee for Religion: Which being seconded and pressed;

A Question was put, Whether the House should now proceed with the Reading of that Bill being the Order of the Day.

The same was resolved in the Affirmative.

And so the Bill was now read the Second time; and, upon the Question, committed.

The Question being put, That this Bill be referred to a Grand Committee;

The House was divided.

The Noes went forth.

Lord Lambert, Tellers for the Noes: 52.
Sir Gilbert Pickering, With the Noes,
Lord Strickland, Tellers for the Yeas: 78.
Major-General Whaley, With the Yeas,

So it was resolved, That this Bill be committed to a Grand Committee of the whole House.

Resolved, That the House be resolved into a Grand Committee of the whole House on Saturday Morning next, upon this Bill.

Frauds in Purchases.

Resolved, That Colonel Sidenham do, on Saturday Morning next, make the Report touching Frauds and Deceits in Purchases, to the Prejudice of the Commonwealth.