Monday, the 9th of February, 1656.
A BILL to enable certain Trustees of Charles Barnsley, Gentleman, and Gilbert Barnsley his Son, to
sell certain Lands, for Payment of their Debts, and Relief of themselves and Families, was this Day read the
Second time; and, upon the Question, committed; viz.
to Sir Richard Onsloe, Sir Samuell Sleigh, Mr. Robinson,
Mr. Weslake, Captain Baines, Mr. Jervace Bennet, Colonel White, Major-General Bridge, Colonel Castle, Doctor
Clarges, Captain Hatsell, Colonel Beaumont, Sir John
Hobart, Major-General Haines, Mr. Bodurda, Colonel
Rous, Colonel Carter, Mr. Kiffin, Colonel Welden, Mr.
Trumball, Mr. Poole, Mr. Peckham, Mr. Whitegrave,
Mr. Bond, Mr. Cobb, Mr. Fowell, Colonel Hewson, Mr.
Cole, Mr. Martin: And this Committee are to meet this
Afternoon, at Two of Clock, in the Duchy-Chamber.
A Bill for Propagating and more frequent Preaching of
the Gospel, and Maintenance of Ministers, in the City of
Exeter, and for the uniting of Parishes and ParishChurches within the said City of Exeter, was this Day
read the Second time; and, upon the Question, committed
to (viz.) Colonel Rous, Colonel Shapcott, Mr. Fowell,
Captain Baines, Mr. Bamfeild, Mr. Bond, Mr. Westlake,
Captain Hatsell, Colonel Gorges, Lord Deputy, MajorGeneral Haines, Colonel Edwards, Alderman Church,
Mr. Godfrey, Mr. Peyto, Colonel Welden, Colonel
Thistlethwaite, Mr. Grove, General Disbrow, Mr. Searle,
Mr. Barrington, Mr. Moody, Sir Richard Onsloe, Lord
Broghill, Sir Christofer Pack, Alderman Foote, Sir Rich.
Pigott, Mr. Roll, Mr. Vincent, Mr. Puller, Mr. Alsop,
Mr. Brisco, Mr. Maynard, Sir Thomas Wroth, Colonel
Whetham: And are to meet at Two of Clock this Afternoon in the Speaker's Chamber.
A Bill for disposing and settling the Estates of John
Clerk Esquire, and Philadelphia his Wife, was this Day
read the Second time; and, upon the Question, committed to the Committee to whom Mr. Charles Barnslie's
Bill was referred: And Mr. Robinson, Alderman Foote,
Sir Richard Pigott, Colonel Mathews, Mr. Pedley, Mr.
Highland, Colonel Cooper, Colonel Stapley, Mr. Shirley,
Mr. Jenkinson, Colonel Fitz-James, Mr. Hampden, be
added to this Committee.
Petition from Devon, &c.
Ordered, That the Petition of the Inhabitants within
the Counties of Devon and Somerset, be read on Saturday Morning next.
Ordered, That the Petition of Colonel Herriott Washborne be read on Saturday Morning next.
Lucy's, &c. Petition.
The humble Petition of Sir Richard Lucy Knight and
Baronet, a Member of this House, and Ernistus Byron,
Brother and Heir of Sir Wm. Byron, Son and Heir of
Sir Nicholas Byron deceased, was this Day read.
Ordered, That this Petition be referred to the Committee, to whom the Bill for Uniting of Churches in Exeter
is referred, to examine the Matter, and report the same,
with their Opinion, to the House: And that the Members of the House, that serve for the County of Essex,
be added to that Committee, as to this Business.
The humble Petition of Sir Cornelius Vermuden Knight,
was this Day read.
And the Question being put, That this Petition be referred to a Committee;
The House was divided.
The Yeas went forth.
||Tellers for the Yeas:
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||Tellers for the Noes:
||With the Noes,
So it was Resolved, That this Petition be committed
to the Committee, to whom the Bill touching Uniting
Parishes, and Maintenance of Ministers, in Exeter, is referred: And that Lord Deputy, Colonel Zanchy, Alderman Foot, Sir Wm. Strickland, Mr. Timbes, Sir Tho.
Wroth, Mr. Young, Mr. West, Mr. Roll, Sir John Reynolds, Mr. Margaretts, Captain Nicholls, Colonel Ingoldsby, Colonel Wilton, Mr. Holland, Sir John Hobart, Mr.
Jenkinson, Mr. Bennett, Sir Franc. Norris, Colonel Twisleton, Colonel Wood, Colonel Cock, Major-General Kelsey, Mr. Robinson, Mr. Brewster, Mr. Poole, Mr. Hall,
Colonel Gorges, Mr. Blackwell, Mr. Bodurda, Colonel
Fitz-James, Colonel Cooper, be added to that Committee.
Resolved, That the Petition of Henry Lisle be now read.
The said Petition was read accordingly; and was intituled, "The humble Petition of Henry Lisle, on the
Behalf of himself, and divers others the distressed Tenants of Hutton Lorris, in the County of York, belonging to the Savoy Hospital in the County of Middlesex."
The Question being put, That this Petition be referred
to a Committee;
It passed with the Negative.
Resolved, That this Petition be rejected.
Resolved, That the Report, from the Committee, to
whom the Business of Drury House was referred, be received on Thursday Morning; and nothing to intervene.
The lamentable and sad Petition of the distressed Family
and numerous Creditors of the late deceased Sir William
Dick, in Scotland, Knight, was this Day read.
Resolved, That this Petition be referred to a Committee,
to consider of the Particulars of this Petition, and consider
of a Way of Satisfaction and Relief to the Creditors and the
Family of Sir William Dick; and report their Opinions
therein to the House: Viz. to Sir Wm. Strickland, Captain Maidston, Mr. Trenchard, Mr. Robinson, Colonel
Whetham, Mr. Grave, Mr. Jenkinson, Major General
Howard, Colonel Cock, Mr. Wood, Mr. Godfrey, Colonel
Cooper, Major-General Haines, Mr. Carey, Alderman
Foote, Mr. Holland, Mr. Williams, Mr. Hall, Colonel
Grosvenor, Mr. Stone, Major-General Goff, Mr. Brewster,
Sir Thomas Honeywood, Major General Whalley, Captain
Hatsell, Lord Cockram, Lord Eures, Mr. Butler, Mr.
Roll, Mr. Stanley, Sir James Mackdowell, Sir Rich. Lucy,
Colonel Zanchy, Mr. Rumsey, Mr. Smyth, Mr. Quarles,
Major-General Lilborne, Major-General Skippen, Colonel
Beamont, Lord Broghill, Mr. Carre, Colonel Barkley,
Mr. Dunch, Mr. Robert Wolsley, Mr. Margetts, Sir
Christofer Pack, Mr. Hildesley, Mr. Gorges, Colonel
Salmon, Mr. Baines, Mr. Pedley, Mr. Lloyd, Mr. Thistlethwaite, Mr. West: And this Committee are to meet at
Two of Clock this Afternoon, in the Duchy-Chamber:
With Power to send for Persons, Papers.
Resolved, That the Report touching the Ship wrecked
at Arundell, be made on Thursday next.
Resolved, That the Amendments to the Bill for Norwich Stuffs be reported on Saturday Morning next.
Nightingall's &c. Petition.
Resolved, That the Petition of Nightingall and Mitchell
be read on Saturday next.
Earl of Huntingdon's Estate.
Resolved, That the Report of the Amendments upon
the Earl of Huntingdon's Bill, be made on Saturday
Morning next, the first Business.
The Remonstrance and humble Petition of Susanna
Bastwick, a distressed Widow, the Relict of John Bastwick Doctor of Physick, in the Behalf of herself and her
Four Children, was this Day read.
Ordered, That this Petition be referred to a Committee,
to examine the Matters contained in the Petition, and to
consider of some effectual Way for Relief and Satisfaction
of the Petitioners; and to report their Opinion to the
Ordered, That this Petition be referred to the
Committee to whom the Petition of the Creditors of
Sir Wm. Dick was referred: And that Colonel Carter,
Major Lister, Colonel Zanchy, Sir Richard Onsloe, be
added to that Committee.
Leave of Absence.
Resolved, That Captain Crofts have Leave to go into