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, 4th of February, 1656.
Leave of Absence.
ORDERED, That Mr. Reynell have Leave to go into the Country.
Ordered, That the Committee for Arundell Castle, touching a Wreck, be revived; and that Lord Strickland, Mr. Pury, Mr. Neast, Colonel Rous, Captain Bradden, MajorGen. Haynes, Mr. Fitch-James, Mr. Shapcott, Dr. Clarges, Mr. Stephens, Colonel Welden, Mr. Lawrence, Mr. Alsop, Major Audley, Sir Rich. Onsloe, Captain Blackwell, Major Owen, be added to that Committee: And all that come to that Committee shall have Voices: And are to meet in the Speaker's Chamber this Afternoon, at Two of the Clock.
Ordered, That Mr. Noell be added to the Committee for Mr. Milward.
Ordered, That Sir Christofer Pack, Mr. Lloyd, Mr. Bodurda, and Mr. Rolls, be added to the Committee for Oxford.
Ordered, That the Bill for Norwich be read on Friday Morning next.
Ordered, That the Report touching Drury House be made To-morrow Morning.
Earl of Carlisle's Estate.
A Bill for the Confirming of an Improvement made by the Earl of Carlisle, in certain Lands in Nasing in the County of Essex, and for settling the same upon him and upon his Tenants respectively, was this Day read the Third time; and, upon the Question, passed.
Ordered, That this Bill be offered to his Highness, for his Consent.
Ordered, That the Petition of Edward Michell Gentleman be read on Saturday Morning next.
Ordered, That the Petition of Sir Richard Lucy be read on Saturday Morning next.
Earl of Huntingdon's Estate.
Ordered, That the Report in the Earl of Huntingdon's Case be made on Saturday Morning next.
According to former Order, the House was this Day resolved into a Grand Committee of the whole House, upon the Business of Money.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Downing was called to the Chair.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Mr. Downing reports from the Commitee of the whole House, upon the Business of Money, That they desire Leave to sit again To-morrow; and nothing to intervene.
Resolved, That the House be resolved into a Grand Committee of the whole House To-morrow Morning, upon the Business for Raising of Four hundred thousand Pounds; and nothing to intervene.