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 9th of December 1656.
Ld. Cobham's Estate.
COLONEL Shapcott reports, Amendments to the Bill to enable Sir John Brooks alias Cobham to levy a Fine upon his Lands: Which were twice read; and, upon the Question, assented unto; and, upon the Question, ordered to be ingrossed.
Bill to be read.
A Bill for the Provision and better Maintenance of the Ministers in the Town of Northampton was this Day read the First time; and, upon the Question, ordered to be read the Second time on Saturday next.
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 Second time; and, upon the Question, committed to Colonel Rous, Alderman Foote, Mr. Robinson, Colonel Shapcot, Captain Bradden, Captain Sutton, Colonel White, Colonel Blake, Colonel Purefoy, Mr. Reynell, Mr. Upton, Mr. Lloyd, Mr. Nicholls, Mr. Margetts, Sir John Copleston, Mr. Fowell, Mr. St. Aubin, General Disbrow, Major Saunders, Colonel Ceely, Mr. Bampfeild, Mr. Buller, Sir Christofer Pack: And are to meet To-morrow at Two of Clock in the Afternoon, in the Duchy-Chamber.
Wigston's Hospital, Leicester.
A Bill for the Settling of the Hospital, called Wigston's Hospital, in the Borough of Leicester, &c. was this Day read the Second time; and, upon the Question, committed to Alderman Foote, Sir Wm. Strickland, MajorGeneral Packer, Mr. Stanley, Sir Christofer Pack, Colonel White, Sir Wm. Roberts, Major Audley, Mr. Robinson, Mr. Bacon, Mr. Lloyd, Major-General Berry, Alderman Tymbs, Major-General Haines, Sir Sam. Sleigh, Mr. Holland, Sir Charles Wolsley, Captain Dunch, Colonel Rous, Colonel Hacker, Alderman Tigh, Lord Richard Cromwell, Earl of Salisbury, Colonel Markham, Sir Richard Lucy, Mr. Solicitor-General, Mr. Bond, Major-General Howard, Mr. Carey, Sir Richard Onsloe, Colonel Ceely, Colonel Beamount, Dr. Clargis, MajorGeneral Whaley, Mr. Moody, Mr. Drake, Mr. Puller, Major-General Boteler, Colonel Whetham, Lord Strickland, Colonel Purefoy, Mr. Smyth, Mr. Beake: And are to meet To-morrow at Two of Clock in the Afternoon, in the Duchy-Chamber: With Power to send for Papers, Witnesses, and Records.
Ordered, That the said Petition, together with William Simms', publick Lecturer of the Borough of Leicester, and Confrator of Wigston's Hospital, with the other Petitions and Papers thereunto annexed, be referred to the same Committee.