House of Commons Journal Volume 6
17 May 1649

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 6: 17 May 1649', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 6: 1648-1651 (1802), pp. 211. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=25662 Date accessed: 17 September 2014.


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Die Jovis, 17 Maii, 1649.

Prayers.

Danvers' Case.

MR. Serjeant Nicholas reports from the Committee of Lords and Commons for Sequestrations, the State of the Case between Sir John Danvers and the Lady Gargrave.

The humble Petition of Sir John Danvers Knight, a Member of this House, and only Brother and Heir to Henry late Earl of Danby, was this Day read.

Resolved, &c. That the Will of the Earl of Danby, bearing Date in December 1640, and published in 1643, is void, as to the State.

The Question being propounded, That it be referred to a Committee, to take into Consideration the whole Business; and report the State of it to the House;

And the Question being put, That that Question be now put;

The House was divided.

The Noes went forth.

Colonel Wauton, Tellers for the Noes: 26.
Mr. Martyn, With the Noes,
Sir Arthur Heslerigg, Tellers for the Yeas: 28.
Mr. Dove, With the Yeas,

So it passed with the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put, That it be referred to a Committee, to take into Consideration the whole Business; and report the same to the House;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went forth.

Sir Arthur Heslerigg, Tellers for the Yeas: 27.
Mr. Allen, With the Yeas,
Mr. Martyn, Tellers for the Noes: 27.
Colonel Wauton, With the Noes,

Mr. Miles Corbett being present at the Putting of the Question; and being withdrawn; was called in; and required to give his Vote; And declares his Vote for the Affirmative:

Dr. Palmer being present at the Putting of the Question; and being withdrawn; was called in; and required to give his Vote: And declares his Vote with the Affirmative.

So it passed with the Affirmative.

Resolved, &c. That it be referred to a Committee, to take into Consideration the whole Business; and report the same to the House.

Resolved, &c. That this Business be referred to the Committee at Goldsmiths Hall, being Members of this House: And that they make Report thereof to the House on This-day fortnight.

The Question being propounded, That all the Estate of the Earl of Danby, that was sequestrable after his Death, be sequestred to the Use of the Commonwealth, until it be compounded for;

The Question was put, That that Question be now put.

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

And the main Question being now put;

It was Resolved, That all the Estate of the Earl of Danby, that was sequestrable after his Death, be sequestred to the Use of the Commonwealth, until it be compounded for.