Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 7, 1651-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Thursday, the 5th of February, 1651.
ORDERED, That the Amendments to the Act touching the Carmen, be reported this Day Sevennight.
Persons to attend.
Ordered, That the Judges and Council at the Bar, who are Members of this House, be sent for, to attend the Service of the House.
Act of Oblivion.
The Act of General Pardon and Oblivion, was this Day read the Third time.
Resolved, That the Blank in the Thirteenth Folio and Fifth Line, be filled up with these Words, viz. "the Twentieth Day of February, One thousand Six hundred Fifty-one."
Resolved, That the Blank in the Fourteenth Folio and Ninth Line, be filled up with these Words, viz. "the Twentieth Day of February, One thousand Six hundred Fifty-one."
Resolved, That This be the Title of the Act, viz. An Act of General Pardon and Oblivion.
A Proviso was tendered to this Act, in these Words; viz. " Provided, that all Rents, and Arrearages of Rents, reserved upon any Lease or Grant, heretofore made, and payable into the Receipt of the late Court of Wards and Liveries; and all Obligations and Securities, entered into the said late Court, for Payment of Monies, other than for mean Rates; and all Sums of Money, due and to grow due upon or by reason of any such Obligation or Security, as aforesaid, since the 27th of March 1625, shall be, and are hereby, excepted from Pardon by this Act; any thing therein contained to the contrary notwithstanding:" Which was this Day read the First time.
And the Question being put, That this Proviso be read the Second time;
The House was divided:
The Yeas went forth:
|Sir Henry Vane,||Tellers for the Yeas:||39.|
|Mr. Scott,||With the Yeas,|
|Lord General,||Tellers for the Noes:||58.|
|Sir John Danvers,||With the Noes,|
So it passed in the Negative.
Resolved, That the House do proceed with the Consideration of this Bill To-morrow Morning, the first Business.