Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 7, 1651-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Saturday, the 8th of October, 1653.
Countess of Derby's Composition.
Resolved, That the Day of Payment of the first Five hundred Pounds to Robert Massey, shall be, the 20th Day of December 1653; and that these Words be added; viz. "or, in Default thereof, the Commissioners for Compounding are hereby authorized and required to resequester the Premisses, until the said Five hundred Pounds shall be paid."
Lord Mayor Elect.
The House being informed, that the Lord Mayor Elect was at the Door, according to the Order of the House; by Command of the House he was called in: And presented by Mr. Proby, Common Serjeant of the City of London, and divers Aldermen of the City of London: And the Common Serjeant, having made an eloquent Oration, declared, That the City have chosen Mr. Alderman Thomas Vyner to be Lord Mayor for the Year now next ensuing; with a large Testimonial of the Fidelity, Integrity, and Abilities, of the said Alderman, and his Qualifications for that great Office and Trust; and desiring the Approbation of this House to their said Election.
"You have been presented to the Parliament of England by the Common Serjeant of London, for their Approbation: The Parliament hath commanded me, in their Names, to declare unto you, That they do approve and confirm the Choice of you to be Lord Mayor of the City of London, for the Year ensuing: And out of their Experience and Assurance of your great Service and Fidelity to this Commonwealth and Parliament, and the Confidence they have of your Abilities for the Discharge of so high a Trust, they are well pleased that such an eminent Stamp of Authority is so fitly placed; And they have ordered that you shall be sworn, accordingly."
Mr. Sadler reports Amendments to the Bill enabling the Commissioners for Compounding with Delinquents to dispose of Two Parts of the Lands and Estates of Recusants, for the Benefit of the Commonwealth, and for Extirpation of Popish Priests and Jesuits: Which were twice read: And the House proceeded in the Debate thereof, by Parts.
|Colonel Cromwell,||Tellers for the Yeas:||36.|
|Mr. King,||With the Yeas,|
|Mr. Strickland,||Tellers for the Noes:||20.|
|Mr. Wingfield,||With the Noes,|