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 9th of May, 1657.
THE House being informed, that Samuell Chidley had served Robert Fenwick Esquire, a Member of Parliament, and Ralph Darnall Esquire, Clerk-Assistant to the Clerk of the Parliament, with a Subpæna out of Chancery.
The Speaker acquaints the House, That Ralph Gregge, an Attorney, and the Serjeant and Yeoman who arrested Major Waring, a Member of this House, are apprehended; and at the Door; and tendered a Petition to the House from the said Ralph Gregge, who professeth, He did not know the said Major Waring to be a Member of Parliament.
Major Waring acquaints the House with the Submission of Mr. Gregge, and that he did not know him to be a Member of Parliament; with which Major Waring is satisfied; and therefore desires the House to remit his Offence.
The House being informed that Outlawries hath been, and are still, proceeded against Colonel Wood, a Member of this House, at the Suit of Robert Green and Thomas Denham, and by one Stanton an Attorney;
Lord Protector's Speech.
A Bill, intituled, An Act for preventing the Multiplicity of Buildings, in and about the Suburbs of London, and with . . Ten Miles thereof, was this Day read the Second time; and, upon the Question, committed unto Mr. Fowell, Mr. Bond, Alderman Foote, Mr. Nath. Bacon, Mr. Bodurda, Colonel Cooper, Mr. Trevor, Lord Strickland, Mr. Pedley, Colonel Harvey, Mr. Bedford, Doctor Clerges, Mr. Puller, Mr. Collins, Mr. Giles, General Mountagu, Major-General Lilburne, Sir John Hobart, Colonel Shapcott, Mr. Lloyd, Sir Christofer Pack, Mr. Grove, Colonel Carter, Sir John Trevor, Sir John Berkstead, Mr. Whiteway, Mr. Kiffin, Mr. Shirley, Colonel Gorges, Colonel Grosvenor, Lord Commissioner Whitelock, Major Brooks, Mr. Leigh, Mr. Thomas, Mr. Bampfeild, Mr. Peckam, Mr. Croke, Sir John Thorowgood, Mr. Noell, Mr. Carey, General Disbrow, Major-General Haynes, Sir Tho. Pryde, Sir Richard Lucy, Mr. Lucy, Dr. Bathurst, Colonel Edwards, Colonel Wilton, MajorGeneral Bridge, Captain Mason, Major Audley, Sir Francis Norris, Mr. Cobb, Colonel Wood, Sir John Reynolds, Major Morgan, Mr. Edward Butler, Mr. Hoskins, Lord Commissioner Fiennes, Mr. Downing, Mr. Hisldersley, Mr. Westlake, Mr. Smyth, Major Owen, Mr. Holland, Mr. Trenchard, Colonel Clerk, Sir Richard Onsloe, Major Wagstaff, Mr. Maidston, Colonel Puresoy, Mr. Dunch, Lord Eures, Captain Stone, Mr. Williams, Captain Lilburne, Mr. Steward, Lord Broghill, Major-General Whalley, Mr. Fenwick, Sir Wm. Strickland, Mr. Stapley, Mr. Drake, Captain Blackwell: To meet on Thursday next at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Inner Court of Wards.
Ordered, That it be referred to the same Committee, to consider of Brick-kilns and Lime-kilns; and how far distant from the Cities of London and Westminster it is fit they should be removed: And bring in something to the House for that Purpose.
Petition from Bermondsey, &c.
Earl of Bedford's Petition.
Resolved, That Dr. Clerges, Colonel Harvey, Mr. Shuttleworth, Major Beake of Coventry, Mr. Alsop, Mr. Whiteway, Colonel Cooper, Mr. Bond, Alderman Tigh, Mr. Copleston, Colonel Grosvenor, Mr. Waller, Mr. Williams, Mr. Margetts, Mr. Delanoy, Mr. Berisford, Mr. Shirley, Major Wagstaff, Mr. Disbrow, be added to the Committee for Mr. Lloyde's Bill.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee, to consider of a fit Number of Commissioners, to be inserted into this Bill; and to present the Names of so many Persons, as a double Number to the House, of such Persons as they shall conceive fit for that Work.
Petition from Colchester.
|Sir Thomas Honywood,||Tellers for the Yeas:||33.|
|Sir John Reynolds,||With the Yeas,|
|Sir Sam. Sleigh,||Tellers for the Noes:||47.|
|Mr. Lloyd,||With the Noes,|