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 29th of November, 1656.
A BILL enabling the Patrons and Vicars of Plymouth for the Time being, to lease certain Houses, Parcel of the Vicarage there, at Rack-Rents, was this Day read the First time; and, upon the Question, ordered to be read the Second time on Tuesday Morning next.
A Bill for the better Suppressing of Thefts upon the Borders of England and Scotland, and securing the good and honest People against all Felonies, and other Misdemeanors, was this Day read the First time; and, upon the Question, ordered to be read the Second time upon Thursday Morning next.
|Sir John Hobart,||Tellers for the Noes:||70.|
|General Disbrow,||With the Noes,|
|Sir Charles Wolsley,||Tellers for the Yeas:||112.|
|Mr. Cromwell,||With the Yeas,|
Union with Ireland.
Isle of Eley.
He was called in; and, being asked, Whether he directed a Subpæna to be taken out against Mr. Aston, he saith, He did; but did endeavour to learn whether there were any Privilege in that Case; and could not learn, since the Self-denying Ordinance, there was any; but gave Order, that he, who served it, should do it in a civil Manner; and that no Process of Contempt should go forth: If he hath done any thing against the Privilege of the Parliament, whereof he was tender as his Life, he doth submit to Mercy.