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 3d of February, 1656.
A BILL for the Disappropriating of the Rectory appropriate of Preston in the County of Suffolk, and for the Uniting and Consolidating of the said Rectory, and of the Vicarage of the Church of Preston, was this Day read the Second time; and, upon the Question committed unto Colonel Mathews, Mr. Robinson, Colonel Carter, Sir Wm. Strickland, Mr. Ash, Mr. Bodurda, Lord Eure, Mr. Bampfeild, Alderman Foote, Mr. Reynell, Colonel Grosvenor, Mr. Bond, Mr. Rolls, Major-General Bridge, Lord Cockram, Mr. Moody, Mr. Wall, Mr. Timbes, Mr. Burton, Colonel Beamount, Captain Blackwell, Colonel Zanchy, Mr. Lloyd, Lord Commissioner White, Colonel Wilton, Judge-Advocate Whalley, Colonel Wood, Mr. Cox, Colonel Shuttleworth, Sir Thomas Wroth, Mr. Pedley, Colonel Shapcott: And this Committee is to meet To-morrow, at Two of Clock in the Afternoon, in the Exchequer Chamber.
Leave of Absence.
Ordered, That Mr. Hoskins have Leave to go into the Country.
Byron's, &c. Petition.
The humble Petition and Appeal of William Byron, Gervas Rossell, and John Hutchinson, and John Mason, Executors of John Mason, deceased, was this Day read.
And the Question being put, That this Petition be referred to a Committee;
It passed in the Negative.
The House, according to former Order, was this Day resolved into a Grand Committee, upon the Business of Money.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Downing took the Chair.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Mr. Downing reports from the Grand Committee of the whole House, upon the Business of Money, That the said Committee desire the Leave of this House to sit Tomorrow Morning.
Resolved, That the Grand Committee of the whole House, concerning Money, do sit To-morrow Morning, at Eight of Clock; nothing to intervene.