Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 7, 1651-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Friday, 29 May, 1657.
|Mr. Pedley,||Tellers for the Yeas:||51.|
|Mr. Bedford.||With the Yeas,|
|Mr. Godfrey,||Tellers for the Noes:||53.|
|Mr. Bampfeild,||With the Noes,|
Letter from the Protector.
A Letter from his Highness the Lord Protector, of the Twenty-ninth of May 1657, directed to Mr. Speaker, and by him communicated to the House, touching an Adjournment or Prorogation of the Parliament, was this Day read.
Sir Richard Onsloe reports from the Committee appointed to attend his Highness with the Votes of this House made Yesterday, appointing a Day to be set apart for Thanksgiving, and a Jewel of Five hundred Pounds to be given to General Blake, and One hundred Pounds to be given to Captain Story, That his Highness doth consent to them all.
Resolved, That Mr. Joseph Caryll be desired to preach before the Parliament at Margarett's Westminster, on Wednesday next, being a Day set apart for Publick Thanksgiving for the Success of the Fleet against the Spaniard: And that the Lord Strickland do give him Notice hereof, accordingly.
Estates in Ireland.
Ld. Craven's Estate.
Lady Sterling, &c.
Ordered, That it be referred to a Committee to consider, What Publick Bills, besides these which are for raising of Money, are necessary to be passed before the Adjournment or Prorogation; and report it to the House: Sir Wm. Strickland, Mr. Fowell, Colonel Cooper, Colonel Jones, Colonel Zanchy, Mr. Secretary, Mr. Burton, Lord Whitelock, Alderman Tigh, Colonel Carter, Captain Blackwell, Colonel Sydenham, Captain Hatsell, Mr. Rushworth, Lord Deputy, Lord Strickland, Lord Eures, Lord Lambert, Alderman Geldart, Major-General Kelsey, Mr. Williams, Major Aston, Mr. Bond, Sir John Trevor, Mr. Waller, Mr. Drake, Mr. Clark, Mr. Bampfeild, Major Morgan, Mr. Westlake, Colonel Clerk, Mr. Pedley: To meet To-morrow Morning, at Seven of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.
Ordered, That a Bill be brought in, for the Raising of the Six hundred thousand Pounds a Year, by way of Assessment, according to the Resolves: And that it be brought in with Blanks: And that Mr. Attorney-General, Solicitor-General, Attorney of the Duchy, do prepare and report the same forthwith.
A Bill, intituled, An Act for the settling of the Postage of England, Scotland, and Ireland, was this Day read the Second time; and, upon the Question, committed to Sir Tho. Wrath, Lord Strickland, Mr. Fowell, Sir Christofer Pack, Mr. Lloyd, Colonel Sidenham, Captain Hatsell, Major Aston, Alderman Foote, Mr. Traile, Mr. Secretary, Colonel Jones, Major General Boteler, Lord Strickland, Sir James Mackdowell, Lord Lambert, Colonel Clerk, Major-General Lilborne, Major-General Bridge, Mr. Thelwall, Captain Stone, Mr. Noell, Captain Blackwell, Mr. Bampfeild, * Lockart, Major Wagstaff, Colonel Twisleton, Colonel Grosvenor, Major Audley, Colonel Harvey, Lieutenant-Colonel Brett, Mr. Margetts, Captain Baines, Colonel Edwards, Mr. Waller, Alderman Geldart, Mr. Williams, Colonel Fothergill, Lord Euers, Mr. Carey, Colonel Purefoy, Sir Lislebone Long, Major Morgan, Mr. Rushworth, Colonel Kelsey, Mr. Bond, Mr. Burton, Colonel Carter, Mr. Highland, Mr. Jenkinson: To meet on Monday, at Two of Clock in the Afternoon, in the Star-Chamber.
Irish Army Claimants.
A Letter from his Highness the Lord Protector, of the Twenty-eighth of May 1657, directed to Mr. Speaker, with a Petition therein inclosed, to his Highness the Lord Protector, intituled, The humble Petition of the Officers of your Highness' Army in Ireland, in behalf of themselves, and those under their Charge, were this Day read.