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 22d of July, 1652.
Disturbance in Whitehall Chapel.
ORDERED, by the Parliament, That it be referred to William Steele Esquire, Recorder of the City of London; Isaac Pennington, and Thomas Atkin, Aldermen of the said City; George Manley, Thomas Fawconberge, Arthure Squib, and Henry Scobell Esquires, Justices of the Peace for the City of Westminster, and Liberties thereof, or any Two or more of them, to examine the Disturbance in the Chapel at Whitehall, on the last Lord's Day, in the Forenoon; and to punish the Misdemeanor accordingly.
The House, this Day, resumed the Debate upon the Report, made on Tuesday last, from the Committee appointed to consider of the most effectual Way and Means, how Money may be raised most speedily, by the Delinquents Bill:
And the Question being propounded, That the House doth agree with the Committee that such of the PapistsDelinquents, whose Estates shall be exposed to Sale, have Liberty to compound for their whole Estates at Six Years Value; whereupon they shall be free to dispose of their whole Estates, compounded for as aforesaid, so as they depart this Land within One Year after their Compounding for the same; otherwise, their Estates compounded for, as aforesaid, to be, nevertheless, subject to the Laws of the Land;
And the Question being put, That that Question be now put;
The House was divided.
The Noes went forth.
|Sir Gilbert Pickering,||Tellers for the Noes:||26.|
|Colonel Purefoy,||With the Noes,|
|Mr. Westrow,||Tellers for the Yeas:||15.|
|Colonel Marten,||With the Yeas,|
So it passed with the Negative.
The Question being put, That this Report be recommitted.
The House was divided.
The Yeas went forth.
|Lieutenant-Gen. Fleetwood,||Tellers for the Yeas:||31.|
|Colonel Purefoy,||With the Yeas,|
|Mr. Scott,||Tellers for the Noes:||13.|
|Colonel Sidney,||With the Noes,|
So it was Resolved, That this Report be re-committed.
Resolved, That this Report be re-committed to the same Committee: And that they do sit this Afternoon, at Three of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.
Resolved, That it be referred to a Committee, to receive any Proposition which shall be tendered to them, for the Easing of the Charge of the Commonwealth, and more equal distributing the same, in the Way of raising the same; and report the same, with their Opinion to the House.
Resolved, That this be referred to the Committee of the Army.