Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 7, 1651-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Friday, the 7th of May, 1652.
SIR Gilbert Pickering reports, from the Committee of plundered Ministers, That, forasmuch as many Cases are at present depending before this Committee, upon Charges of Scandal against several Ministers, who have and do plead the late Act of General Pardon and Oblivion in their Defence; It is
Ordered, That Sir Gilbert Pickering and Mr. Carew, or either of them, do, and they are desired to, report the same to the Parliament the first Opportunity; to the End that the further Sense of the House may be had concerning the same.
The House according to former Order, did this Day take into Consideration, how the House may be supplied with Members.
Sitting of this Parliament.
Resolved, That the Grand Committee upon the Act for setting a certain Time for the Sitting of this Parliament, and providing for successive Parliaments, be revived.
Resolved, That the House be resolved into a Grand Committee on that Bill, on Wednesday next.
Petition from Cambridge.
Resolved, That this Day Sevennight be appointed for the reading the Petition of the Gentlemen of Cambridge.
Resolved, That, on this Day Sevennight, the House do take into Consideration the Report this Day made from the Committee of plundered Ministers.
The House, according to former Order, adjourned itself to Tuesday Morning next, Eight of Clock.