House of Commons Journal Volume 7
25 November 1651

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 25 November 1651', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 7: 1651-1660 (1802), pp. 42-43. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=23902 Date accessed: 22 September 2014.


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Tuesday, the 25th of November, 1651.

Prayers.

Council of State.

THE House this Day, according to former Order, proceeded with the Election of the rest of the Council of State.

Mr. Speaker appointed Sir Gilbert Pickering, Alderman Allein, Sir Wm. Brereton, Colonel Wauton, to deliver the Papers to the Clerk to be read.

After the Papers were all read, and the Numbers computed;

Sir Wm. Brereton reports the Names of the Persons who have the most Voices to be these following; viz.

Herbert Morley, Esq; 90
Robert Wallop Esq; 81
Anthony Stapley Esq; 72
Sir Peter Wentworth 67
Lord Lisle 60
Alexander Popham Esq; 56
John Corbett Esq; 55
Abraham Burrell Esq; 54
Wm. Hay Esq; 53
Cornelius Holland Esq; 51
Alderman Pennington 47
Wm. Masham Esq; 47
John Downes Esq; 47
Sir Wm. Constable 47
John Dixwell Esq; 46
Henry Nevill Esq; 46
Henry Herbert Esq; 43
Robert Blake Esq; 42
Earl of Pembroke 42
Henry Marten Esq; 41

Resolved, by the Parliament, That Herbert Morley Esq; be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

Resolved, That Robert Wallop Esq; be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

Resolved, That Anthony Stapley Esq; be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

Resolved, That Sir Peter Wentworth * be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

Resolved, That Philip Lord Lisle be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

Resolved, That Alexander Popham Esq; be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

Resolved, That John Corbett Esq; be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

Resolved, That Abraham Burrell Esq; be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

Resolved, That Wm. Hay Esq; be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

Resolved, That Cornelius Holland, Esq; be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

Resolved, That Alderman Pennington * be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

Resolved, That Wm. Masham Esq; be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

Resolved, That John Downes Esq; be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

Resolved, That Sir Wm. Constable * be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

Resolved, That John Dixwell Esq; be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

Resolved, That Henry Nevill Esq; be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

Resolved, That Henry Herbert Esq; be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

Resolved, That Robert Blake Esq; be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

Resolved, That the Earl of Pembroke be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

Resolved, That Henry Marten Esq; be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing. -

Sheriff of Hertford.

Ordered, That Thomas Keightley *, High-Sheriff of the County of Hertford, have Liberty to stay in and about London, for some convenient Time, to dispatch his necessary Occasions.-

Council of State.

Ordered, That the Tellers do take the Papers, and cause them to be burned.

And they took the Papers, accordingly.