Tuesday, the 9th of December 1656.
Ld. Cobham's Estate.
COLONEL Shapcott reports, Amendments to the Bill
to enable Sir John Brooks alias Cobham to levy a
Fine upon his Lands: Which were twice read; and, upon
the Question, assented unto; and, upon the Question,
ordered to be ingrossed.
Colonel Mathewes reports, Amendments to the Bill for
taking off Purveyance, and Composition for Purveyance:
Which were twice read; and, upon the Question, assented
Resolved, That the Word "Felons" be inserted in the
last Blank of the Bill.
And the said Bill, so amended, was, upon the Question,
ordered to be ingrossed.
Ordered, That the Petition of John Harvey be read in
Order, after the Five Petitions formerly appointed.
Ordered, That the Petition of Charles Earl of Derby
be read in Course, on the Day appointed for Petitions.
Bill to be read.
Ordered, That the Bill tendered by Major-General
Whaley be read To-morrow Morning.
A Bill for the Provision and better Maintenance of the
Ministers in the Town of Northampton was this Day read
the First time; and, upon the Question, ordered to be
read the Second time on Saturday next.
A Bill to enable Richard Carter Esquire, Son and Heir
of John Carter Esquire, deceased, to sell Part of his Lands,
for Payment of his Debts, was this Day read the Second
time; and, upon the Question, committed to Colonel
Rous, Alderman Foote, Mr. Robinson, Colonel Shapcot,
Captain Bradden, Captain Sutton, Colonel White, Colonel
Blake, Colonel Purefoy, Mr. Reynell, Mr. Upton, Mr.
Lloyd, Mr. Nicholls, Mr. Margetts, Sir John Copleston,
Mr. Fowell, Mr. St. Aubin, General Disbrow, Major
Saunders, Colonel Ceely, Mr. Bampfeild, Mr. Buller, Sir
Christofer Pack: And are to meet To-morrow at Two
of Clock in the Afternoon, in the Duchy-Chamber.
An additional Bill for Increase of Shipping and Navigation, was this Day read the First time; and, upon the
Question, ordered to be read the Second time To-morrow
Wigston's Hospital, Leicester.
A Bill for the Settling of the Hospital, called Wigston's
Hospital, in the Borough of Leicester, &c. was this Day
read the Second time; and, upon the Question, committed to Alderman Foote, Sir Wm. Strickland, MajorGeneral Packer, Mr. Stanley, Sir Christofer Pack,
Colonel White, Sir Wm. Roberts, Major Audley, Mr.
Robinson, Mr. Bacon, Mr. Lloyd, Major-General Berry,
Alderman Tymbs, Major-General Haines, Sir Sam. Sleigh,
Mr. Holland, Sir Charles Wolsley, Captain Dunch,
Colonel Rous, Colonel Hacker, Alderman Tigh, Lord
Richard Cromwell, Earl of Salisbury, Colonel Markham,
Sir Richard Lucy, Mr. Solicitor-General, Mr. Bond,
Major-General Howard, Mr. Carey, Sir Richard Onsloe,
Colonel Ceely, Colonel Beamount, Dr. Clargis, MajorGeneral Whaley, Mr. Moody, Mr. Drake, Mr. Puller,
Major-General Boteler, Colonel Whetham, Lord Strickland, Colonel Purefoy, Mr. Smyth, Mr. Beake: And are
to meet To-morrow at Two of Clock in the Afternoon, in
the Duchy-Chamber: With Power to send for Papers,
Witnesses, and Records.
The humble Petition of Richard Lee, Master of
Wigston's Hospital in Leicester, was this Day read.
Ordered, That the said Petition, together with William
Simms', publick Lecturer of the Borough of Leicester, and
Confrator of Wigston's Hospital, with the other Petitions
and Papers thereunto annexed, be referred to the same
Ordered, That it be referred to the same Committee, to
bring in such Names for Trustees, as they shall think fit.
Ordered, That the Petition of Henry Lyle, and the Bill
concerning Hospitals, be read To-morrow Morning.
The House, according to former Order, did resume the
Debate upon the Report touching James Nayler.
Resolved, That this Debate be adjourned for Two
The House adjourned till Three of Clock.
THE House resumed the Debate upon the Report
touching James Nayler.
Resolved, That this Debate touching James Nayler be
adjourned till To-morrow Morning.