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 21st of May, 1652.
|Sir Henry Vane the younger,||Tellers for the Noes:||34.|
|Lieut. Gen. Fleetwood,||With the Noes,|
|Sir Arthur Heslerigg,||Tellers for the Yeas:||32.|
|Mr. Marten,||With the Yeas,|
Colonel Morley reports, from the Council of State, "That the Council finds it necessary, for the more effectual carrying on of the Service of the Commonwealth, that the Regiment of the Lord General, as also that of Colonel Ingoldsby, should be recruited, each of them, to the Number of Twelve hundred Men, besides Officers; and to be so continued for the Space of Three Months: Which the Council do humbly offer to the Consideration of the Parliament; that, if they shall think fit to approve thereof, Order may be given to the Committee of the Army to pay the said Regiments, so recruited, according to the Establishment, for the Space of Three Months.
Resolved, upon the Question, by the Parliament, That the Regiments of the Lord General, and of Colonel Ingoldsby, be recruited, each of them, to Twelve hundred apiece, besides Officers, for a Time not exceeding Three Months: And that the Council of State be impowered to reduce the said Regiments, or either of them, to a less Number, in the Interim, if they shall think fit.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of the Army, according to such Appointment as the Council of State shall make, to cause the said Regiments, so recruited, and not exceeding that Number, to be paid, according to the Establishment, for a Time not exceeding Three Months.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of the Army, to cause the said Companies, so recruited, not above that Number, to be paid, according to the Establishment, for such Time, not exceeding Three Months, as the Council of State shall direct.
Prince of Condy.
Resolved, That the said John Micklwood be discharged both of his Fine and Imprisonment: And that a Warrant be issued forth, under Mr. Speaker's Hand, to the Keeper of the Gaol of Yorke Castle, and to the Sheriff of the County of York, for discharging of him, accordingly.
Colonel Downes reports a Bill for raising by the Month, for Six Months; viz. from the 24th of June to the 25th of December next, towards the Maintenance of the Armies in England, Ireland, and Scotland, raised, by Authority of Parliament, for the Service of the Parliament.
Resolved, That the Council of State be required forthwith to give an Account to the Parliament, how it cometh to pass, that the Ships are so ill provided with Victuals: And to take speedy Course for the Supply of them with all Necessaries.-