House of Commons Journal Volume 5
3 January 1648

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 5: 3 January 1648', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 5: 1646-1648 (1802), pp. 415-416. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=25266 Date accessed: 01 October 2014.


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Die Lunæ, 3 Januarii, 1647.

Prayers.

Persons not to go to Isle of Wight.

RESOLVED, &c. That Mr. Lisle and Mr. Bulkeley be dispensed with for going to the Isle of Wight, until the House take further Order.

Stores for I. of Wight.

Ordered, That the Committee of the Navy do take care, that Fifty Barrels of Powder, with Match and Bullet proportionable, be sent to the Governor of the Isle of Wight, for the Service of that Island.

Mr. Jennyngs.

Ordered, That, on Thursday next, the first Business after the Reports at Goldsmiths Hall, Mr. Jennyngs do attend the House, and give his Answer to the Petition of his Sisters.

Message from the King.

According to the Order made on Saturday last, the Message from the King, brought by the Commissioners employed to the Isle of Wight, was read.

Resolved, &c. That the outer Room be cleared: And that no Member do go out of the House without Leave.

Resolved, &c. That Candles be brought in, to see to tell.

No more Addresses to the King.

The Question being propounded, That this House doth declare, That they will make no further Addresses or Applications to the King;

And the Question being put, Whether this Question shall be now put;

The House was divided.

The Noes went forth.

Sir Edw. Hungerford, Tellers for the Noe: 92.
Mr. Twisden, With the Noe,
Sir Arthur Hesilrige, Tellers for the Yea: 140.
Sir John Evelyn of Wiltes, With the Yea,

The Question being put, That this House doth declare, That they will make no further Addresses or Applications to the King:

The House was divided.

The Yeas went forth.

Sir Arthur Hesilrige, Tellers for the Yea: 141.
Sir John Evelyn of Wiltes, With the Yea,
Sir Edw. Hungerford, Tellers for the Noe: 92.
Mr. Twisden, With the Noe,

Resolved, &c. That this House doth declare, That they will make no further Addresses or Applications to the King.

Resolved, &c. That the Lords Concurrence be desired in this Vote.

Resolved, &c. That no Application or Addresses be made to the King, by any Person whatsoever, without the Leave of both Houses.

Resolved, &c. That the Lords Concurrence be desired in this Vote.

The Question was propounded, That the Penalty that shall be inflicted upon such as shall do contrary to this Order, shall be Imprisonment and Sequestration.

And the Question being put, Whether this Question shall be now put;

It passed with the Negative.

Resolved, &c. That the Person or Persons that shall make Breach of this Order, shall incur the Penalties of High Treason.

Resolved, &c. That the Lords Concurrence be desired in this Vote.

Resolved, &c. That Candles be now brought in.

No more Messages from the King.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth declare, that they will receive no more any Message from the King; and do enjoin. That no Person whatsoever do presume to receive or bring any Message from the King, to Both or Either of the Houses of Parliament, or to any other Person.

Resolved, &c. That the Lords Concurrence be desired in this Vote.

Committee of both Kingdoms.

Resolved, &c. That the Powers formerly granted by both Houses to the Committee of both Kingdoms, relating to the Kingdoms of England and Ireland, be now granted and vested in the Members of both Houses only, that are of that Committee; with Power to them alone to put the same in Execution, accordingly.

Resolved, &c. That the Lords Concurrence be desired in this Vote.

Resolved, &c. That Mr. Nathaniel Fienis be added to this Committee, instead of Sir Philip Stapilton.

Resolved, &c. That Sir John Evelyn of Wiltes be added to this Committee, instead of Mr. Recorder.

Resolved, &c. That the Earl of Kent be added to this Committee, instead of the Earl of Essex.

Resolved, &c. That the Lords Concurrence be desired herein.

Mr. Lisle is appointed to carry these Votes to the Lords, for their Concurrence.

Declaration of NonAddresses.

Mr. Marten, Mr. Challoner, Mr. Lisle, Mr. Sallwey junior, Colonel Morley, Mr. Pierepoint, Mr. Nath. Fienis, Lord Grey, Mr. Prideaux;

This Committee is appointed to prepare a Declaration, to shew the Grounds of the Votes now passed in this Business concerning the King: And are to bring it in on Friday Morning next: And the Care of this Business is more particularly referred to Mr. Lisle.