House of Commons Journal Volume 6
1 May 1650

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 6: 1 May 1650', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 6: 1648-1651 (1802), pp. 406-407. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=25903 Date accessed: 25 July 2014.


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Die Mercurii, 1 Maii, 1650.

Prayers.

Representation and Elections.

THE House, according to former Order, was this Day resolved into a Grand Committee, touching an equal Representative, and for regulating Elections.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.

Mr. Say took the Chair.

Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.

Mr. Say reports from the said Grand Committee, That the said Committee hath adjourned till This-day-sevennight; and desires the Leave of the House to fit then.

Resolved, That the House do adjourn itself into a Grand Committee, on This-day-sevennight: And that the Grand Committee do then fit on the Heads of the Bill for an equal Representative, and regulating their Elections.

Grant to General Lambert.

Mr. Garland reports from the Committee, Amendments to the Act for settling Three hundred Pounds per Annum upon Major General Lambert, and his Heirs: Which were twice read; and, upon the Question, after some Amendments at the Table, agreed unto.

The Question being put, That these Words, "and for settling Three hundred Pounds per Annum," do stand in the Bill, and in the Title;

It passed with the Negative.

The Question being put, That the Bill, so amended, be ingrossed;

It passed with the Negative.

Resolved, That this Act, so amended, do pass as a Law.

Constable's Estate.

An Act to settle the Inheritance, and the present Rents, belonging to Sir Marmaduke Langdale, of the Manor of Holme in Spalding Moore in the County of York, upon Sir Wm. Constable, and his Heirs, was this Day read the First and Second time:

And, after some Amendments at the Table, the Question being put, That this Act, so amended, be ingrossed;

It passed with the Negative.

Resolved, That this Act, so amended, do pass as a Law.

Carmen, &c.

Mr. Garland reports from the Committee to whom the Business of the Carmen and Woodmongers was referred, the Opinion of that Committee; That the Carmen be a distinct Company from the Woodmongers, subject to the Government of the City, as other Companies are; paying the One hundred and Fifty Pounds yearly Rent, heretofore payable to Christ's Hospital; and be liable, according to their Proportion, for such Monies as were taken up by the Seal of the Company of Woodmongers, and employed to the Use of the Parliament: And that there be a true Account of their Demands between them, so as they may part with the least Prejudice to each other.

Resolved, That this House doth agree with the Committee in this Vote: And that it be referred back to the same Committee, to bring in an Act accordingly.

Resolved, That it be referred to the same Committee to consider of the Complaint made on the behalf of the Carmen, touching such Car Rooms as have been taken away by the Company of Woodmongers, since the first Exhibiting of the Petition by the Carmen to the Parliament; and to examine the Business; and give Relief therein, as they shall see Cause, until the Parliament give further Order.

Thwaytes' Reprieve.

The Question being put, That * Thwaytes, who hath been convicted and condemned for breaking the House of Sir Henry Mildmay, and is now Prisoner in Newgate, be reprieved till the next Sessions;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went forth.

Sir Henry Mildmay, Tellers for the Yeas: 24.
Colonel Harrison, With the Yeas,
Colonel Fielder, Tellers for the Noes: 14.
Alderman Allen, With the Noes,

So it was Resolved, by the Parliament, That * Thwaytes who hath been convicted and condemned for breaking the House of Sir Henry Mildmay, and is now Prisoner in Newgate, be reprieved until the next Sessions.