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 13th of December, 1656.
Leave of Absence.
Ld. Cobham's Estate.
The humble Petition of Hill, Margarett, and Frances, Daughters and Coheirs of Sir William Brooke, Knight of the Bath, deceased, in the Behalf of themselves and their Sister Pembroke, now Wife of Colonel Tomlinson, was this Day read.
Ordered, That the Bill to enable Sir John Brookes alias Cobham to levy a Fine upon his Land, be read the Third time on this Day Sevennight: And that then Counsel be heard both upon the Bill, and upon the Petition.
A Bill to enable Thomas Aclam to sell Lands, for Payment of his Debts, and provide for his Wife and younger Children, was this Day read the First time; and, upon the Question, appointed to be read again on Tuesday next.
Colonel Rous reports, Amendments to the Bill to enable Richard Carter Esquire, Son and Heir of John Carter Esquire, deceased, to sell certain Lands and Tenements, for Payment of his and his Father's Debts: Which, being only for Omission of some Words, were, upon the Question, assented unto;
Yorkshire Cloth Trade.
A Bill for the well ordering and governing the Makers and Workers of broad mixt Woollen Cloth within the West Riding of the County of Yorke; and for making them a Body Politick and Corporate; was this Day read the First time; and, upon the Question, ordered to be read the Second time on Wednesday next.
Ordered, That the Sheriff of the County of Surrey do make Return of the Writ for the Election of a Burgess to serve in Parliament for the Borough of Rigate in Surrey, unto the Clerk of the Commonwealth in Chancery, by Monday next.
|Sir John Reynolds,||Tellers for the Noes:||65.|
|Colonel Fitz-James,||With the Noes,|
|Lord Evers,||Tellers for the Yeas:||108.|
|Colonel Sidenham,||With the Yeas,|