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 1st of April, 1652.
|Sir Arthure Hesilrig,||Tellers for the Yeas:||28.|
|Sir Henry Vane,||With the Yeas,|
|Colonel Marten,||Tellers for the Noes:||22.|
|Colonel Morley,||With the Noes,|
Duchy of Lancaster.
An Act for continuing of John Bradshaw, Serjeant at Law, Chancellor of the Duchy and County Palatine of Lancaster; and Bartholomew Hall Esquire, Attorney General of the Duchy and County Palatine of Lancaster, and the Jurisdiction of the said Duchy and County Palatine of Lancaster; was this Day read the First and Second time.
Obstruction to Sale of King's Lands.
Mr. Wm. Stevens reports Amendments to the Bill for transferring the Powers now in the several Committees for removing Obstructions, in other Persons: Which were this Day read the First and Second time; and, upon the Question, assented unto.
|Sir Peter Wentworth,||Tellers for the Noes,||21.|
|Sir Henry Mildmay,||With the Noes,|
|Alderman Allein,||Tellers for the Yeas:||30.|
|Mr. Holland,||With the Yeas,|
A Clause was offered to the said Act in these Words; viz. "And the said Commissioners, and every of them, are enjoined and required, at or before the Tenth Day of April 1652, to take the Oath, hereafter expressed, before the Lords Commissioners of the Great Seal, or any Two of them; who are hereby authorized and required to administer the same in these Words; that is to say,
I A. B. do swear, That I will, according to my best Skill and Knowledge, faithfully discharge the Trust committed unto me, in Relation to an Act, intituled, An Act for transferring the Powers of the Committee for Obstructions; and that I will not, for Favour of Affection, Rewards or Gifts, or Hopes of Rewards or Gifts, break the same."
Resolved, That the Business touching the Petition of the Lord Wharton and his Lady, and the Narrative of their Case, formerly referred to the Committee of Obstructions for Sale of Lands and Estates forfeited to the Commonwealth for Treason, be referred to the Commissioners for removing Obstructions; with the same Powers as was formerly given to the said Committee.