Saturday, the 13th of December, 1656.
Leave of Absence.
THE Question being put, That Mr. Clerk have
Leave to go into the Country.
It passed with the Negative.
Ld. Cobham's Estate.
The humble Petition of Hill, Margarett, and Frances,
Daughters and Coheirs of Sir William Brooke, Knight of
the Bath, deceased, in the Behalf of themselves and their
Sister Pembroke, now Wife of Colonel Tomlinson, was
this Day read.
Ordered, That the Bill to enable Sir John Brookes alias
Cobham to levy a Fine upon his Land, be read the Third
time on this Day Sevennight: And that then Counsel be
heard both upon the Bill, and upon the Petition.
A Bill to enable Thomas Aclam to sell Lands, for
Payment of his Debts, and provide for his Wife and
younger Children, was this Day read the First time;
and, upon the Question, appointed to be read again on
Colonel Rous reports, Amendments to the Bill to
enable Richard Carter Esquire, Son and Heir of John
Carter Esquire, deceased, to sell certain Lands and
Tenements, for Payment of his and his Father's Debts:
Which, being only for Omission of some Words, were,
upon the Question, assented unto;
And the Bill, so amended, was, upon the Question,
ordered to be ingrossed.
Yorkshire Cloth Trade.
A Bill for the well ordering and governing the Makers
and Workers of broad mixt Woollen Cloth within the
West Riding of the County of Yorke; and for making
them a Body Politick and Corporate; was this Day read
the First time; and, upon the Question, ordered to be
read the Second time on Wednesday next.
Ordered, That the Sheriff of the County of Surrey do
make Return of the Writ for the Election of a Burgess to
serve in Parliament for the Borough of Rigate in Surrey,
unto the Clerk of the Commonwealth in Chancery, by
The House this Day, according to former Order,
resumed the Debate upon the Business of James Nayler.
The Question being put, That the Debate touching
James Nayler be adjourned till Monday Morning; and
nothing to intervene;
The House was divided.
The Noes went forth.
Sir John Reynolds,
||Tellers for the Noes:
||With the Noes,|
||Tellers for the Yeas:
||With the Yeas,
So it was Resolved, That the Debate touching James
Nayler be adjourned till Monday Morning, Eight of the
Clock, and nothing to intervene.