House of Commons Journal Volume 7
10 February 1657

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 10 February 1657', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 7: 1651-1660 (1802), pp. 489. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=24564 Date accessed: 30 August 2014.


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Tuesday, the10th of February, 1656.

Assessment.

THE Question being propounded, That Leave be given to the Members of this House, to speak again concerning the Vote of this House, passed on Saturday last; whereby it was resolved, That it be referred to the Grand Committee, to consider of a Clause in the Preamble, or other Part, of the Bill for asserting the Rights of the People, That no Money ought to be levied, without common Consent in Parliament;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went forth.

Captain Mason, Tellers for the Yeas: 82.
Mr. Hampden, With the Yeas,
Colonel Rous, Tellers for the Noes: 53.
Colonel White, With the Noes,

So it was Resolved, That Leave be given to the Members of this House to speak again concerning the Vote of this House, passed on Saturday last; whereby it was resolved, That it be referred to the Grand Committee, to consider of a Clause in the Preamble, or other Part, of the Bill for asserting the Right of the People, That no Money ought to be levied, without common Consent in Parliament.

Resolved, That the Serjeant at Arms attending this House do go, with the Mace, into Westminster-hall, and require the Members of Parliament, that are there, forthwith to attend the Service of this House.

The Question being propounded, That the Grand Committee, appointed to prepare the Bill for the Assessment of Sixty thousand Pounds for Three Months, and other Sums, towards the Raising of Four hundred thousand Pounds for carrying on the Spanish War, do prepare and bring in the Bill, without inserting the Clause directed by the Vote on Saturday last, in that Bill.

Resolved, That these Words be added to this Question; viz. "but that the same be inserted in a Bill to be brought in for Settling of the ordinary Revenue."

The Question being put, That the Grand Committee, appointed to prepare the Bill for the Assessment of Sixty thousand Pounds for Three Months, and other Sums, towards the Raising of Four hundred thousand Pounds, for carrying on the Spanish War, do prepare and bring in the Bill, without inserting the Clause directed by the Vote on Saturday last, in that Bill; but that the same be inserted in a Bill to be brought in for Settlement of the ordinary Revenue;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went forth.

Major-General Boteler, Tellers for the Yeas: 132.
Captain Beake, With the Yeas,
Mr. Peyto, Tellers for the Noes: 46.
Mr. Thomas, With the Noes,

So it was Resolved, by the Parliament, That the Grand Committee, appointed to prepare the Bill for the Assessment of Sixty thousand Pounds for Three Months, and other Sums, towards the Raising of Four hundred thousand Pounds, for carrying on the Spanish War, do prepare and bring in the Bill, without inserting the Clause directed by the Vote on Saturday last, in that Bill; but that the same be inserted in a Bill to be brought in for Settlement of the ordinary Revenue.

Resolved, That the said Grand Committee do sit Tomorrow upon this Business; and nothing to intervene.