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 27th of December, 1656.
COLONEL Rous reports Amendments to the Bill for enabling Judith Terry, and Elizabeth Terry, Daughters of Thomas Terry Esquire, to join with their Father in Making of Leases for One-and-twenty Years, of several Copyhold Estates, held of the Manor of StokeNewington, in the County of Middlesex: Which were twice read; and, upon the Question, assented unto.
The humble Petition of several Merchants, Clothiers, and others, free Denizens of the County of Devon, and City of Exon, in the Behalf of Themselves, and many Thousands concerned in the Manufactures of Wool, was this Day read.
Kingston upon Hull Petition.
Petition from Sheeles, &c.
Whaley's, &c. Estate.
A Clause, ingrossed in Parchment, was tendered to this Bill in these Words; viz. "And be it further enacted, by the Authority aforesaid, That the Manor-House, Town, and Lands, of Portumna above-mentioned, with all the Rights, Members, and Appurtenances thereunto belonging, and also the Park of Portumna aforesaid, with all the Rights, Members, and Appurtenances thereunto belonging; together with Four thousand Acres of profitable Land, Irish Measure, of the Rebels, Delinquents, and Papists, Lands, which are not formerly disposed of; and lie most convenient and adjacent to the said Manor, Towns, and Lands, of Portumna; be, and are hereby vested in, and settled upon the Lord Henry Cromwell, now Commander in Chief of the Forces in Ireland; to have and to hold unto him the said Lord Henry Cromwell, his Heirs and Assigns for ever, to the only Use, Benefit, and Behoof, of him, his Heirs and Assigns for ever; to be holden of his Highness the Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland, and Ireland, and his Successors, for ever, in free and common Soccage; as of the Castle of Dublyn; for and in Consideration of his many good and faithful Services; and for and in full Satisfaction of all such Part of his Arrears, both for his Service in England and Ireland, for which he hath as yet had no Satisfaction; any Clause or Matter in this present, Act or any former Act or Ordinance, contained to the contrary in any-wise notwithstanding. And be it further Enacted, by the Authority aforesaid, That his Highness the Lord Protector's Council now in Ireland, or any Three or more of them, or other the chief Governor or Governors of Ireland, for the time being, and the Council there, or any Three or more of them, are hereby authorized and required forthwith to put the said Lord Henry Cromwell into the quiet and peaceable Possession of the said ManorHouse, Town, and Park; and also forthwith to cause the said Four thousand Acres of Land, Irish Measure, as aforesaid, to be surveyed; and to cause a Survey thereof to be returned into the Court of Exchequer there, to remain of Record; and thereupon to put the said Lord Henry Cromwell into the peaceable and quiet Possession of the said Four thousand Acres of Land as aforesaid:" Which was read the First time; and, upon the Question, ordered to be read the Second Time.
Punishment of Naylor.
|Colonel Jones,||Tellers for the Yeas:||59.|
|Captain Baines,||With the Yeas,|
|Mr. Throckmorton,||Tellers for the Noes:||113.|
|Mr. Lucy,||With the Noes,|