Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 7, 1651-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Monday, the 9th of February, 1656.
A BILL to enable certain Trustees of Charles Barnsley, Gentleman, and Gilbert Barnsley his Son, to sell certain Lands, for Payment of their Debts, and Relief of themselves and Families, was this Day read the Second time; and, upon the Question, committed; viz. to Sir Richard Onsloe, Sir Samuell Sleigh, Mr. Robinson, Mr. Weslake, Captain Baines, Mr. Jervace Bennet, Colonel White, Major-General Bridge, Colonel Castle, Doctor Clarges, Captain Hatsell, Colonel Beaumont, Sir John Hobart, Major-General Haines, Mr. Bodurda, Colonel Rous, Colonel Carter, Mr. Kiffin, Colonel Welden, Mr. Trumball, Mr. Poole, Mr. Peckham, Mr. Whitegrave, Mr. Bond, Mr. Cobb, Mr. Fowell, Colonel Hewson, Mr. Cole, Mr. Martin: And this Committee are to meet this Afternoon, at Two of Clock, in the Duchy-Chamber.
A Bill for Propagating and more frequent Preaching of the Gospel, and Maintenance of Ministers, in the City of Exeter, and for the uniting of Parishes and ParishChurches within the said City of Exeter, was this Day read the Second time; and, upon the Question, committed to (viz.) Colonel Rous, Colonel Shapcott, Mr. Fowell, Captain Baines, Mr. Bamfeild, Mr. Bond, Mr. Westlake, Captain Hatsell, Colonel Gorges, Lord Deputy, MajorGeneral Haines, Colonel Edwards, Alderman Church, Mr. Godfrey, Mr. Peyto, Colonel Welden, Colonel Thistlethwaite, Mr. Grove, General Disbrow, Mr. Searle, Mr. Barrington, Mr. Moody, Sir Richard Onsloe, Lord Broghill, Sir Christofer Pack, Alderman Foote, Sir Rich. Pigott, Mr. Roll, Mr. Vincent, Mr. Puller, Mr. Alsop, Mr. Brisco, Mr. Maynard, Sir Thomas Wroth, Colonel Whetham: And are to meet at Two of Clock this Afternoon in the Speaker's Chamber.
A Bill for disposing and settling the Estates of John Clerk Esquire, and Philadelphia his Wife, was this Day read the Second time; and, upon the Question, committed to the Committee to whom Mr. Charles Barnslie's Bill was referred: And Mr. Robinson, Alderman Foote, Sir Richard Pigott, Colonel Mathews, Mr. Pedley, Mr. Highland, Colonel Cooper, Colonel Stapley, Mr. Shirley, Mr. Jenkinson, Colonel Fitz-James, Mr. Hampden, be added to this Committee.
Petition from Devon, &c.
Ordered, That the Petition of the Inhabitants within the Counties of Devon and Somerset, be read on Saturday Morning next.
Ordered, That the Petition of Colonel Herriott Washborne be read on Saturday Morning next.
Lucy's, &c. Petition.
The humble Petition of Sir Richard Lucy Knight and Baronet, a Member of this House, and Ernistus Byron, Brother and Heir of Sir Wm. Byron, Son and Heir of Sir Nicholas Byron deceased, was this Day read.
Ordered, That this Petition be referred to the Committee, to whom the Bill for Uniting of Churches in Exeter is referred, to examine the Matter, and report the same, with their Opinion, to the House: And that the Members of the House, that serve for the County of Essex, be added to that Committee, as to this Business.
The humble Petition of Sir Cornelius Vermuden Knight, was this Day read.
And the Question being put, That this Petition be referred to a Committee;
The House was divided.
The Yeas went forth.
|Mr. Berkley,||Tellers for the Yeas:||69.|
|Colonel Zanchy,||With the Yeas,|
|Colonel Beamont,||Tellers for the Noes:||64.|
|Colonel Cooper,||With the Noes,|
So it was Resolved, That this Petition be committed to the Committee, to whom the Bill touching Uniting Parishes, and Maintenance of Ministers, in Exeter, is referred: And that Lord Deputy, Colonel Zanchy, Alderman Foot, Sir Wm. Strickland, Mr. Timbes, Sir Tho. Wroth, Mr. Young, Mr. West, Mr. Roll, Sir John Reynolds, Mr. Margaretts, Captain Nicholls, Colonel Ingoldsby, Colonel Wilton, Mr. Holland, Sir John Hobart, Mr. Jenkinson, Mr. Bennett, Sir Franc. Norris, Colonel Twisleton, Colonel Wood, Colonel Cock, Major-General Kelsey, Mr. Robinson, Mr. Brewster, Mr. Poole, Mr. Hall, Colonel Gorges, Mr. Blackwell, Mr. Bodurda, Colonel Fitz-James, Colonel Cooper, be added to that Committee.
Resolved, That the Petition of Henry Lisle be now read.
The said Petition was read accordingly; and was intituled, "The humble Petition of Henry Lisle, on the Behalf of himself, and divers others the distressed Tenants of Hutton Lorris, in the County of York, belonging to the Savoy Hospital in the County of Middlesex."
The Question being put, That this Petition be referred to a Committee;
It passed with the Negative.
Resolved, That this Petition be rejected.
Resolved, That the Report, from the Committee, to whom the Business of Drury House was referred, be received on Thursday Morning; and nothing to intervene.
The lamentable and sad Petition of the distressed Family and numerous Creditors of the late deceased Sir William Dick, in Scotland, Knight, was this Day read.
Resolved, That this Petition be referred to a Committee, to consider of the Particulars of this Petition, and consider of a Way of Satisfaction and Relief to the Creditors and the Family of Sir William Dick; and report their Opinions therein to the House: Viz. to Sir Wm. Strickland, Captain Maidston, Mr. Trenchard, Mr. Robinson, Colonel Whetham, Mr. Grave, Mr. Jenkinson, Major General Howard, Colonel Cock, Mr. Wood, Mr. Godfrey, Colonel Cooper, Major-General Haines, Mr. Carey, Alderman Foote, Mr. Holland, Mr. Williams, Mr. Hall, Colonel Grosvenor, Mr. Stone, Major-General Goff, Mr. Brewster, Sir Thomas Honeywood, Major General Whalley, Captain Hatsell, Lord Cockram, Lord Eures, Mr. Butler, Mr. Roll, Mr. Stanley, Sir James Mackdowell, Sir Rich. Lucy, Colonel Zanchy, Mr. Rumsey, Mr. Smyth, Mr. Quarles, Major-General Lilborne, Major-General Skippen, Colonel Beamont, Lord Broghill, Mr. Carre, Colonel Barkley, Mr. Dunch, Mr. Robert Wolsley, Mr. Margetts, Sir Christofer Pack, Mr. Hildesley, Mr. Gorges, Colonel Salmon, Mr. Baines, Mr. Pedley, Mr. Lloyd, Mr. Thistlethwaite, Mr. West: And this Committee are to meet at Two of Clock this Afternoon, in the Duchy-Chamber: With Power to send for Persons, Papers.
Resolved, That the Report touching the Ship wrecked at Arundell, be made on Thursday next.
Resolved, That the Amendments to the Bill for Norwich Stuffs be reported on Saturday Morning next.
Nightingall's &c. Petition.
Resolved, That the Petition of Nightingall and Mitchell be read on Saturday next.
Earl of Huntingdon's Estate.
Resolved, That the Report of the Amendments upon the Earl of Huntingdon's Bill, be made on Saturday Morning next, the first Business.
The Remonstrance and humble Petition of Susanna Bastwick, a distressed Widow, the Relict of John Bastwick Doctor of Physick, in the Behalf of herself and her Four Children, was this Day read.
Ordered, That this Petition be referred to a Committee, to examine the Matters contained in the Petition, and to consider of some effectual Way for Relief and Satisfaction of the Petitioners; and to report their Opinion to the House.
Ordered, That this Petition be referred to the Committee to whom the Petition of the Creditors of Sir Wm. Dick was referred: And that Colonel Carter, Major Lister, Colonel Zanchy, Sir Richard Onsloe, be added to that Committee.
Leave of Absence.
Resolved, That Captain Crofts have Leave to go into the Country.