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House of Commons Journal Volume 7
2 December 1656

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 2 December 1656', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 7: 1651-1660 (1802), pp. 462-463. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=24515 Date accessed: 28 August 2014.


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Tuesday, 2d December, 1656.

Privilege.

THE House being informed, that Colonel Wilton, a Member of this House, hath been served with a Writ by the Prosecution of Edward Parker of Barnard's Inn, who was acquainted, that Colonel Wilton was a Member of this House;

Ordered, That Edward Parker of Barnard's Inn be sent for as a Delinquent.

Ld. Cobham's Estate.

A Bill for enabling Sir John Brook, now Lord Cobham, to levy a Fine of his Lands, was this Day read the Second time; and, upon the Question, committed to Mr. Robinson, Colonel Shapcott, Colonel Rous, Colonel Markham, Mr. Cromwell, Colonel Ingoldsby, Major-General Whaley, Sir Wm. Strickland, Lord Lambert, Judge-Advocate Whaley, Mr. Berkley, Alderman Foote, Mr. Rolls, Sir Wm. Roberts, Mr. Ash: And they are to meet Tomorrow in the Afternoon at Three of the Clock, in the Court of Wards.

Deane's, &c. Nat.

Colonel Markham reports from the Committee to whom the Bill for Naturalization was referred, Amendments to the Bill for Naturalizing of Martha Deane, and others: Which were twice read; and, upon the Question, agreed.

And the Bill, so amended, was ordered to be ingrossed.

Wrecks.

Ordered, That the Committee for Arundell Castle, and the Business for Wrecks, be revived, and do sit this Afternoon, in the Duchy-Chamber, at Two of the Clock.

Leicester Hospital.

A Bill for settling and regulating the Hospital called Wigston's Hospital in the Borough of Leicester, &c. was this Day read the First time; and ordered to be read again on Saturday: And that then the Petition of Mr. Lee the Master be likewise read.

Hospitals.

Ordered, That the Bill for Hospitals be read on Saturday next, after the Bill for Wigston's Hospital be read.

Observation of Sunday.

Ordered, That the Bill for the Sabbath be read the First Business, on Friday Morning next.

Probate of Wills.

The House, according to former Order, resumed the Debate upon the Amendments to the Bill for Probate of Wills.

The Question being put, To agree with the Committee, That, for the County of Kent, the Place shall be Rochester;

It passed in the Negative.

Resolved, That the Place, for the County of Kent, shall be Maydston.

The Question being put, To agree with the Committee, That, for the County of Northampton, the Place shall be Kittering;

It passed with the Negative.

Resolved, That, for the County of Northampton, the Town of Northampton shall be the Place.

The Question being put, To agree with the Committee, That the Place, for the County of Warwick, shall be Warwick;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went forth.

Lord Cleypoole, Tellers for the Yeas: 73.
Mr. Rich. Lucy, With the Yeas,
Colonel Purefoy, Tellers for the Noes: 74.
Major Beake, With the Noes,

So it passed in the Negative.

Resolved, That the Place for the County of Warwick shall be at Coventry.

The Question being put, To agree with the Committee, That the Place for the County of Cornwall be Listithiel;

It passed with the Negative.

Resolved, That Bodmin be the Place for the County of Cornwall.

Resolved, That for the County of Northumberland, &c. it be added, "and Town of Berwick upon Tweed.

The Question being put, That the Word "Glamorgan" do stand in this Place;

It passed with the Negative.

The Question being put, That the Word "Carmarthen" do stand in this Place.

It passed in the Negative.

Resolved, That, for Cardigan, Pembroke, and the Town and County of the Town of Haverford-West, the Place to be at Cardigan.

Resolved, That, for Carmarthen, and Glamorgan, the Place to be at Swanzey,

Resolved, That the Place for the Registry of the Counties of Montgomery, Denbigh, and Flint, shall be Ruthen.

Resolved, For Merioneth, Carnarvon, and Anglesey, the Place to be Bangor.

The Question being put, That these Words in the Amendments do stand; viz. "And be it Enacted, That every of the said Judges shall sit, and keep a Court, Four times in the Year, at the least, in each respective County within his Precinct, for Dispatch of the Business of that County;"

It passed in the Negative.

Resolved, That this Bill be re-committed to the same Committee, as to what is not agreed to in these Amendments.

Resolved, That it be referred to the same Committee, to take Consideration of the Re-delivering of Wills to the Parties wherein Lands are devised: And are to meet Thursday in the Afternoon, at Two of the Clock, in the Chamber for the Committee for the Army.

Union with Scotland.

Resolved, That the House be resolved into a Grand Committee, upon the Bill for Uniting Scotland into one Commonwealth with England, To-morrow Morning.

Nayler's Blasphemies.

Resolved, That the Report touching James Nayler be brought in on Friday next.

Resolved, That the Report concerning Mr. Coish, be made on Friday next.

Ordered, That the said James Nayler be kept several from other Company.

Resolved, That the Women, who are brought up with Nayler, be kept several out of the Room from him.

Sewers.

Resolved, That the Bill for the Commission of Sewers, be read the First time To-morrow Morning.

Ordered, That Mr. Cobb, Mr. Cole, Major-General Berry, Major-General Packer, Colonel Salmon, Mr. Hely, Colonel Cooper, Sir Rich. Onsloe, Mr. Peckham, Mr. Stapley, be added to the Committee for Drury-House.