House of Commons Journal Volume 7
17 October 1651


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'House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 17 October 1651', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 7: 1651-1660 (1802), pp. 29. URL: Date accessed: 23 November 2014.


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Friday, the 17th of October, 1651.


Sitting of this Parliament.

THE House, according to former Order, was this Day resolved into a Grand Committee upon the Bill for setting a Time certain for the Sitting of this Parliament, and calling a new Parliament.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.

Mr. Ellis took the Chair.

Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.

Admitting Members.

The Lord Commissioner Lysle reports from the Committee to whom it was referred to receive Satisfaction touching Sir Thomas Woodhowse his Reception into the House, That they have received full Satisfaction from the said Sir Thomas Woodhowse.

Resolved, That Sir Thomas Woodhowse be and is ordered to sit in the House, as Member thereof.

He also reports, from the said Committee, the Matter of Fact touching the Satisfaction given by Mr. Westrow to the said Committee, for his Reception into the House.

Resolved, That Mr. Thomas Westrow be and is ordered to sit in the House, as a Member thereof.


Ordered, That Mr. Norton's Case, touching his Reception into the House, be referred to the said Committee; and that the said Committee do make Report thereof to the House.

Letter read.

A Letter from the Commissioners of the Parliament in Ireland, from Dublyn, of the Eighth Day of October, was this Day read.

The House, according to former Order, adjourned itself to Tuesday Morning next, Eight of Clock.