Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 7, 1651-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Tuesday, the 14th of October, 1656.
Leave of Absence.
Manner of Addresses.
Resolved, by the Parliament, That when a Bill is agreed unto by the Parliament, there shall be entered, on the Top of the Bill, on the further Side thereof, from the Margin, these Words; viz. "Let this Bill be presented to the Lord Protector, for his Consent."
Resolved, by the Parliament, where there be any Schedules or Provisoes annexed to the Bills, the Entry on the Top to be in these Words; viz. "Let this Bill, with the Schedules annexed, be presented to the Lord Protector, for his Consent."
Resolved, When a Bill is presented to the Lord Protector for his Consent, and the Lord Protector shall not give his Consent, at that Time, then the Clerk of the Parliament shall enter upon the Bill, the Day of the Month, and the Year of our Lord when the same is presented, in these Words; viz. "Presented the Day of in the Year of our Lord."
Resolved, by the Parliament, That when the Lord Protector shall come to the Painted Chamber, about the Passing of Bills, Notice shall be given thereof unto the Parliament, by such Serjeant at Arms as the Lord Protector shall appoint.
War with Spain.
War with Spain.
War with Spaine.
Manner of Addresses
Ordered, That the same Committee, who brought in the Report touching the Manner of Addresses to his Highness the Lord Protector with Bills, do attend his Highness, with the Resolves of this House touching the same, this Afternoon: And they are to meet at Four of the Clock this Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber.
Ordered, That the preparing of a Narrative, setting forth the Grounds of the Thanksgiving, on the 5th of November, be referred to the same Committee to whom the former Narrative was referred, to bring in the same, with all Speed.
There being Motion made for some further Power to be given to the Committee to whom the Business of Attorneys was referred, Leave was asked, by several Members of the House, to speak against the Clause of the Order made Yesterday, touching the Abuse in Lords of Manors, and Liberties, and their Stewards.