Tuesday, the 24th of February, 1656.
Lord Loftus' Petition.
ORDERED, That the Committee, to whom the
Lord Loftus' Petition is referred, be impowered to
examine Witnesses in the said Business, and to send for
Persons, Papers, and Records; aud to report their Opinions therein to the House.
A Bill for enabling George Faunt of Foston in the
County of Leicester, Esquire, to sell and convey Part of
his Lands, for Payment of several Debts and Legacies,
charged upon his Estate by Sir William Faunt, Knight,
deceased; and for the Raising of Portions for his younger
Children, and for making his Wife a Jointure; was this
Day read the Second time; and, upon the Question,
committed to Colonel Beamont, Colonel Howard, Mr.
Fowell, Mr. Robinson, Lord Whitelock, Mr. Lawrence,
Mr. Hampden, Mr. Bodurda, Mr. Waller, Sir Wm.
Strickland, Mr. Shopcott, Colonel Grosvenor, Mr. Jenkinson, Sir Sam. Sleigh, Mr. Quarles, Mr. Moody, Sir
Tho. Honywood, Colonel Mathews, Mr. Poole, Mr. Bennett, Mr. Bampfield, Mr. West, Colonel Chadwick, Colonel Purefoy, Sir Gilbert Pickering, Mr. Cole, Mr. Lucy,
Mr. Burton, Doctor Clerges, Colonel Templar, Mr.
Searle: And are to meet this Afternoon, in the Speaker's
Chamber, at Two of Clock: With Power to send for
Persons, Papers, and Witnesses.
E. of Derby's Estate.
Ordered, That the Report touching the Earl of Derbie
be made To-morrow Morning.
Members to attend.
Ordered, That the Lords the Judges, who are Members
of this House, and all the Gentleman of the Long-Robe
Members of this House, and the rest of the Members of
this House, shall constantly attend the Service of this
House; and not depart, without Leave of this House.
The House, according to former Order, did this Day
resume the Debate upon the Remonstrance Yesterday
The Question being propounded, That this Paper shall
be read To-morrow Morning, in Parts, beginning at the
first Article after the Preamble;
And the Question being put, That this Question be
The House was divided.
The Noes went forth.
||Tellers for the Noes:
||With the Noes,|
|Sir Rich. Onsloe,
||Tellers for the Yeas:
||With the Yeas,
So it passed with the Affirmative.
And the main Question being put; It was
Resolved, That this Paper shall be read To-morrow
Morning, in Parts, beginning at the First Article after