House of Commons Journal Volume 7
12 December 1656


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'House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 12 December 1656', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 7: 1651-1660 (1802), pp. 467. URL: Date accessed: 28 November 2014.


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Friday, the 12th of December, 1656.

Barnesley's Estate.

A BILL to enable certain Trustees of Charles Barnesley, Gentleman, and Gilbert Barnesley his Son, to sell Lands, for the Payment of their Debts, was this Day read the First time; and, upon the Question ordered to be read again on Tuesday Morning.


Ordered, That Mr. Young do bring in a Bill concerning taking care for Orphans, and Preservation of their Estates and Descents.


A Bill for taking away Purveyance, and Compositions for Purveyance, was this Day read the Third time.

Resolved, That the Word "Barges" be inserted in the * Line of the ingrossed Bill, next to the Word "Carriages."

Resolved, That the Word "Boats" be inserted in the same Line, next after the Word "Barges."

And the Bill, so amended, was, upon the Question, passed, Nemine contradicente.

Ordered, That the Lord Protector's Consent be desired to this Bill.

Acklam's Estate.

The Question being put, That the Bill for Mr. Acklam be now read;

It passed in the Negative.

Ordered, That this Bill be read To-morrow Morning.

Nayler's Blasphemies.

The House, according to former Order, resumed the Debate upon the Business touching James Nayler.

Resolved, That this Debate touching James Nayler be adjourned till To-morrow Morning; and nothing to intervene.