Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 7, 1651-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Wednesday, the 21st of January, 1651.
MR. Solicitor, according to the Order made Yesterday, presented a Bill for the better Execution of a Judgment, given in full Parliament, against Lieutenant Colonel John Lilburne: Which was read the First time.
And the said Bill was read the Second time, accordingly: And upon the Question, committed to Mr. Solicitor, Mr. Say, Colonel Marten, Mr. Love, Mr. Attorney, Mr. Scott, Mr. Bond, Mr. Nevill, Colonel Morley, Sir Wm. Allenson, Colonel Bossevile, Mr. Lechmere, Mr. Millington, Mr. Strickland, Mr. Moyle, Mr. Westrow, Colonel Ingoldsby, Colonel Lister, Mr. * Chaloner, Colonel Jones, Mr. Dormer, Mr. Aldworth, Sir Thomas Maleverer, Mr. Ch. Martin, Mr. Haies, Mr. Blagrave, Colonel Pyne, Sir Wm. Masham, Colonel Purefoy, Mr. Browne, Colonel Fielder, or any Five of them: And this Committee is to meet this Afternoon, at Two of Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber; and so de die in diem; and to bring it in on Friday Morning, the First Business.
Punishment of Oxford.
|Sir Wm. Masham,||Tellers for the Noes:||23.|
|Sir Arthur Hesilrig,||With the Noes,|
|Alderman Allein,||Tellers for the Yeas:||32.|
|Mr. Carew,||With the Yeas,|
Mr. Love reports an Act for the Continuance of a former Act, intituled, An Act impowering several Commissioners to put in Execution all and every the Powers and Authorities heretofore given to the Commissioners for compounding with Delinquents, &c.: Which was this Day read the First and Second time.
These Words being interlined, "all Commissions, Powers, and Authorities, from the said Commissioners delivered;" and the Question being put, That these Words, viz. "all Commissions, Powers, and Authorities, from the said Commissioners derived," do stand in the Bill;
Act of Oblivion.
Charge against Temple.
1. THAT about April 1651, upon Relation to the said Sir Peter of the Defeat of the Scotts Army in Scotland, he, the said Sir Peter, replied to the then Relator, it was untrue, for the King there had got the better; and that he hoped to see him in England ere long; and that then he, the said Sir Peter, would spend the Half of his Estate to set him in his Throne again.
2. That he, the said Sir Peter Temple, said, he was a Parliament-man, and had Rooms allotted him in Whitehall, and could sit amongst them, if he pleased; but said, he scorned to sit amongst such Persons, terming them Rogues, and such vile Language; and saying, they had undone England and Ireland, and now would undo Scotland.
The House being informed, That Edward Bastian, Wm. Bastian, and James Bastian, who delivered the said Information to Mr. Speaker, were at the Door, they were called in, and, being at the Bar, and the said Information being shewed unto them; and they being demanded, whether the Hands subscribed to the said Information, were their Hand-writing; they did acknowledge the Names to be their Hand-writing; and did avow the Information: And being demanded, when the Words were spoken; they answered in April last: And being asked, who else was present when the Words were spoken; they answered, that no body was present, but they, and Sir Peter Temple.