House of Commons Journal Volume 6
20 March 1650

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 6: 20 March 1650', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 6: 1648-1651 (1802), pp. 384-385. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=25872 Date accessed: 17 September 2014.


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Die Mercurii, 20 Martii, 1649.

Prayers.

Representation and Elections.

THE House, according to former Order, was resolved into a Grand Committee, upon the Heads of the Bill for an equal Representative.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.

Mr. Say took the Chair.

Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.

Mr. Say reports from the Grand Committee, That that Committee hath adjourned till Wednesday next; and desires Leave of the House to sit then.

Resolved, &c. That the House be resolved into a Grand Committee on This-day-sevennight; to fit upon the Heads of the Bill for an equal Representative, and regulating Elections.

Hide Park.

Resolved, That the Custody of Hide Park be committed to Thomas Lord Grey, during the Pleasure of the Parliament: And that Mr. Attorney General be authorized and required to prepare a Patent for that Purpose, in usual Form: And the Lords Commissioners for the Great Seal of England are hereby authorized and required to pass the same under the said Great Seal accordingly.

High Court of Justice.

Mr. William Stephens reports Amendments to the Bill for the Erecting of an High Court of Justice; together with the Names of Commissioners to be inserted into that Act: Which were twice read.

Resolved, That the Lord Commissioner Keeble, Mr. Recorder, John Green Serjeant at Law, John Parker Serjeant at Law, be Commissioners in this Act.

Resolved, That Richard Saltonstall Esquire be one of the Commissioners in this Act.

Resolved, That Aaron Geurdain Doctor of Physick, Master of the Mint, be one of the Commissioners in this Act.

Resolved, That the Persons, whose Names were brought in by the Committee, with these Additions, be Commissioners in this Act.