House of Commons Journal Volume 6
12 February 1650

Sponsor

History of Parliament Trust

Publication

Year published

1802

Pages

Annotate

Comment on this article
Double click anywhere on the text to add an annotation in-line

Citation Show another format:

'House of Commons Journal Volume 6: 12 February 1650', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 6: 1648-1651 (1802), pp. 361-363. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=25842 Date accessed: 23 July 2014.


Highlight

(Min 3 characters)

Die Martis, 12 Februarii, 1649.

Prayers.

Council of State.

THE House this Day proceeded, according to former Order, upon the Debate of the Names of the Council of State, and the Paper of Names of the Council of State.

Resolved, That Basill Earl of Denbigh be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

The Question being propounded, That Edmund Earl of Mulgrave be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing;

The Question being put, That that Question be now put;

It passed with the Negative.

The Question being propounded, That Wm. Lord Grey of Wark be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing;

The Question being put, That that Question be now put;

It was resolved in the Negative.

The Question being propounded, That Henry Roll, Lord Chief Justice of the Upper Bench, be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing;

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

It passed in the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put;

It was Resolved, That Henry Roll, Lord Chief Justice of the Upper Bench, be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

The Question being propounded, That Oliver St. John, Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas, be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing;

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

It passed in the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put;

It was Resolved, That Oliver St. John, Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas, be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

The Question being propounded, That John Wilde, Lord Chief Baron of the Court of Exchequer, be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing;

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

It passed in the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put;

It was Resolved, That John Wilde, Lord Chief Baron of the Court of Exchequer, be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

The Question being propounded, That John Bradshaw, Serjeant at Law, be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing;

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

It passed with the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put;

It was Resolved, That John Bradshaw, Serjeant at Law, be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

The Question being propounded, That Thomas Lord Fairefax, Captain General of the Parliament Forces, be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing;

The Question being put, That that Question be now put;

It passed with the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put;

It was Resolved, That Thomas Lord Fairefax, Captain General of the Parliament Forces, be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

The Question being propounded, That Thomas Lord Grey of Groby be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing;

The Question being put, That that Question be now put;

It passed with the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put;

Council of State.

It was Resolved, That Thomas Lord Grey of Groby be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

The Question being propounded, That Oliver Cromwell, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing;

The Question being put, That that Question be now put;

It passed with the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put;

It was Resolved, That Oliver Cromwell, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

The Question being propounded, That Philip Skippon Esquire be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing;

The Question being put, That that Question be now put;

It passed with the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put;

It was Resolved, That Philip Skippon Esquire be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

The Question being propounded, That Henry Marten Esquire be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing;

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

It passed with the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put;

It was Resolved, That Henry Marten Esquire, be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

The Question being propounded, That Isaac Pennington, Alderman of London, be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing;

The Question being put, That that Question be now put;

It passed with the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put;

It was Resolved, That Isaac Pennyngton, Alderman of London, be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

The Question being propounded, That Sir Gilbert Pickering Baronet be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing;

The Question being put, That that Question be now put;

It passed with the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put;

It was Resolved, That Sir Gilbert Pickering Baronet be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

The Question being propounded, That Rowland Wilson, Alderman and Sheriff of London, be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

The Question being put, That that Question be now put;

It passed with the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put;

It was Resolved, That Rowland Wilson, Alderman and Sheriff of London, be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

The Question being propounded, That Anthony Stapley Esquire be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing;

The Question being put, That that Question be now put;

It passed with the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put;

It was Resolved, That Anthony Stapley Esquire be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

The Question being propounded, That Sir Wm. Masham Baronet be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing;

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

It passed with the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put;

Council of State.

It was Resolved, That Sir Wm. Masham Baronet be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

The Question being propounded, That Wm. Heveningham Esquire be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing;

The Question being put, That that Question be now put;

It passed with the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put;

It was Resolved, That Wm. Heveningham Esquire be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

The Question being propounded, That Bulstrode Whitelock, Serjeant at Law, one of the Lords Commissioners for the Great Seal of England, be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing;

The Question being put, That that Question be now put;

It passed with the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put;

It was Resolved, That Bulstrode Whitelock, Serjeant at Law, one of the Lords Commissioners for the Great Seal of England, be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

The Question being propounded, That Sir. Arthur Hesilrige Baronet be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing;

The Question being put, That that Question be now put;

It passed with the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put;

It was Resolved, That Sir Arthur Hesilrige Baronet be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

The Question being propounded, That Sir James Harrington Knight be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing;

The Question being put, That that Question be now put;

It passed with the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put;

It was Resolved, That Sir James Harrington Knight be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

The Question being propounded, That Robert Wallop Esquire be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing;

The Question being put, That that Question be now put;

It passed with the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put;

It was Resolved, That Robert Wallop Esquire be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

The Question being propounded, That John Hutchinson Esquire be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing;

The Question being put, That that Question be now put;

It passed with the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put;

It was Resolved, That John Hutchinson Esquire be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

The Question being propounded, That Sir Henry Vane junior be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing;

The Question being put, That that Question be now put;

It passed with the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put;

It was Resolved, That Sir Henry Vane junior be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

The Question being propounded, That Dennis Bond Esquire be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing;

The Question being put, That that Question be now put;

It passed with the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put;

It was Resolved, That Dennis Bond Esquire be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

The Question being propounded, That Philip Lord Lisle be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing;

The Question being put, That that Question be now put;

It passed with the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put;

It was Resolved, That Philip Lord Lisle be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

The Question being propounded, That Alexander Popham Esquire be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing;

The Question being put, That that Question be now put;

It passed with the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put;

It was Resolved, That Alexander Popham Esquire be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

The Question being propounded, That Sir John Danvers Knight be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing;

The Question being put, That that Question be now put;

The House was divided.

The Noes went forth.

Colonel Downes, Tellers for the Noes: 32.
Sir Michael Livesey, With the Noes,
Sir Wm. Masham, Tellers for the Yeas: 38.
Major General Skippon, With the Yeas,

So it passed with the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put, That Sir John Danvers Knight be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing;

The House divided.

The Yeas went forth.

Sir Wm. Masham, Tellers for the Yeas: 34.
Major General Skippon, With the Yeas,
Sir Michael Livesey, Tellers for the Noes: 40.
Colonel Downes, With the Noes,

So it passed with the Negative.

The Question being propounded, That Sir Wm. Armyn. Baronet be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing;

The Question being put, That that Question be now put;

It passed with the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put;

It was Resolved, That Sir Wm. Armyn Baronet be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

The Question being propounded, That Valentine Wauton Esquire be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing;

The Question being put, That that Question be now put;

It passed with the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put;

It was Resolved, That Valentine Wauton Esquire be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

The Question being propounded, That Sir Henry Mildmay Knight be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing;

The Question being put, That that Question be now put;

It passed with the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put;

It was Resolved, That Sir Henry Mildmay Knight be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

The Question being propounded, That Colonel Purefoy be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing;

The Question being put, That that Question be now put;

It passed with the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put;

It was Resolved, That Colonel Purefoy be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

The Question being propounded, That Sir Wm. Constable Baronet be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing;

The Question being put, That that Question be now put;

It passed with the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put;

It was Resolved, That Sir Wm. Constable Baronet be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

The Question being propounded, That John Jones Esquire be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing;

The Question being put, That that Question be now put;

It passed with the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put;

It was Resolved, That John Jones Esquire be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

The Question being propounded, That John Lisle, one of the Lords Commissioners for the Great Seal of England, be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing;

The Question being put, That that Question be now put;

It passed with the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put;

It was Resolved, That John Lisle, one of the Lords Commissioners for the Great Seal of England, be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

The Question being propounded, That Colonel Ludlow be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing;

The Question being put, That that Question be now put;

It passed with the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put;

It was Resolved, That Colonel Ludlow be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

The Question being propounded, That Thomas Scott Esquire be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing;

The Question being put, That that Question be now put;

It passed with the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put;

It was Resolved, That Thomas Scott Esquire be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

The Question being propounded, That Wm. Earl of Salisbury be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing;

The Question being put, That that Question be now put;

It passed with the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put;

It was Resolved, That Wm. Earl of Salisbury be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

The Question being propounded, That Cornelius Holland Esquire be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing;

The Question being put, That that Question be now put;

It passed with the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put;

It was Resolved, That Cornelius Holland Esquire be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

The Question being propounded, That Luke Robinson Esquire be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing;

The Question being put, That that Question be now put;

It passed with the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put;

It was Resolved, That Luke Robinson Esquire be one of the Council of State for the Year ensuing.

The Question being propounded, That it be referred to a Committee, to consider of the best Way for Electing of Four Persons more to be of the Council of State for the Year ensuing;

And the Question being put, That these Words, "either by a Ballotting Box, or otherwise," be added to the former Question;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went forth.

Sir Henry Mildmay, Tellers for the Noes: 35.
Sir John Bourchier, With the Noes:
Sir Arthur Hesilrig, Tellers for the Yeas: 45.
Sir Michael Livesey, With the Yeas,

So it passed with the Affirmative.

Resolved, That it be referred to a Committee to consider of the best Way of Electing Four Persons more to be of the Council of State for the Year ensuing, by a Ballotting Box, or otherwise: Viz. to Mr. Holland, Mr. Thomas Challener, Colonel Morley, Sir Arthur Hesilrige, Mr. Garland, Sir James Harrington, Mr. Love, Lord Grey, Colonel Marten, Mr. Edwards, Colonel Ludlow, Mr. Dove, Major Salwey, Sir Wm. Constable, Alderman Pennington, Colonel Harrison, Lord Mounson, Sir Michael Livesey, Mr. Corbett, Sir Henry Mildmay, Mr. Reynolds, Earl of Pembroke, Mr. Bond, Sir Gregory Norton, Colonel Purefoy, Mr. Heveningham, Mr. Nevill, Alderman Allen, Mr. West, Major General Skippon: And all that come to have Voices: And this Committee are to meet in the Speaker's Lodgings, this Afternoon at Two of Clock; and so de die in diem.

And the particular Care hereof is committed to Mr. Reynolds and Mr. Thomas Challener.

Ordered, That the Powers given to the Council of State be prepared ready, and brought in To-morrow at Eleven of Clock: And that then Mr. Speaker do take the Chair.