Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 7, 1651-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Wednesday, the 3d of December, 1656.
A Bill to enable Richard Carter Esquire, Son and Heir of John Carter Esquire, deceased, to sell Part of his Lands, for Payment of his Debts, was this Day read the First time; and, upon the Question, ordered to be read the Second time on Saturday Morning next.
Whaley's, &c. Estate.
A Bill for settling Henry Whaley and Erasmus Smyth in their Lands in Ireland, fallen to them by Lot, as Adventurers, was this Day read the Second time; and, upon the Question, committed to Sir John Reynolds, Colonel Markham, Mr. Trayle, Mr. Robinson, Lord Lambert, Master of the Rolls, Major Waring, Captain Blackwell, Colonel Rous, Mr. Lucy, Lord Chief Justice Glyn, Mr. Trevor, Mr. Lister, Mr. John Ash, Mr. Disbrow, MajorGeneral Whaley, Mr. Margetts, Major-General Kelsey, Sir Wm. Strickland, Major Morgan, Alderman Foote, Alderman Drury, Mr. Bisse, Sir Thomas Honeywood, Mr. Downing, Doctor Clergis, Colonel Chadwick, Colonel Welden, Colonel Crompton, Colonel Beamont, Major General Goff, Sir Theophilus Jones, and all that serve for Ireland: And are to meet To-morrow in the Afternoon, at Two of Clock, in the Duchy Chamber.
Creditors and Prisoners.
Union with Scotland.
A Bill for Discovering, Convicting, and Suppressing of Popish Recusants, was this Day read the Second time; and, upon the Question, committed to the Committee that brought in the Bill: And that Mr. Bond, Lord Commissioner Whitelock, Sir Wm. Strickland, Mr. Fowell, Mr. Robinson, Mr. Lloyd, Mr. Franc. Bacon, Doctor Clargis, Mr. Bedford, Mr. Downing, Major-General Packer, Mr. Butler, Sir Gilbert Pickering, Colonel Whetham, Mr. Berkeley, Mr. Nicholls, Colonel Blake, Sir Christ. Pack, Mr. Brook, be added to this Committee: And all that will come to have Voices: And are to meet Tomorrow at Two of Clock in the Afternoon, in the Duchy Chamber.
He was called in; and, demanded his Name; he saith, Drugo Wright: Consesseth he caused a Subpæna to be served on Colonel Wilton; and did know he was a Knight of the Shire for Norfolk; and he asked his Attorney, Whether he might do it? He said, He could not tell: Did not think it would be any Prejudice to Colonel Wilton, or the House: But is very sorry for it.