House of Commons Journal Volume 6
7 November 1650

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 6: 7 November 1650', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 6: 1648-1651 (1802), pp. 491-492. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=26011 Date accessed: 26 November 2014.


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Die Jovis, 7 Novembris, 1650.

Prayers.

Colonel Hutchinson.

The humble Petition of Colonel John Hutchinson, a Member of Parliament, was this Day read.

Resolved, That this Petition be referred to the Commissioners for Compounding; to state the Matter of Fact; and present it to the House on Tuesday next.

Major Wythers.

Resolved, That Mr. Garland do make Report, on Thisday-sevennight, from the Committee concerning Major Wythers.

Bailiffs, &c. Accompts.

An Act intituled, An Act for easing the Charge of Lords of Manors or Liberties, and their Bailiffs, in passing their Accompts in the Court of publick Exchequer, was this Day read the Third time; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be forthwith printed and published.

Wall's Petition.

The humble Petition of William Wall, Merchant, was this Day read.

Ordered, That this Petition be referred to the Committee of Indemnity; to take the same into Consideration; and to hear and determine the same: With Power to the Committee to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Lilburne's Petition.

The humble Petition of Colonel Robert Lilburne, was this Day read.

Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee for Obstructions, to consider of the whole Matter; and how Colonel Robert Lilburne may be indemnified from any Prejudice by reason of his Absence; and what Satisfaction may be fit to be given to him, without Prejudice to the State, or Breach of their Faith formerly given.

Doleman's Petition.

The humble Petition of Mrs. Umpton Doleman, by Lieutenant Colonel Doleman, was this Day read.

Resolved, That this Petition be referred to the Committee of Indemnity; to examine the Truth of the Matter; and report the same to the House: With Power to send for Persons, Papers, Records.

Bullock's Petition.

The humble Petition of Edward Bullock, Gentleman, an Inhabitant of New England, was this Day read.

Ordered, That this Petition be referred to the Committee of Indemnity; to examine the Truth of the Matter; and to consider the Length of Time; and how far this Case is fit for Relief; and to report the true State of it, with their Opinion, to the House: With Power to send for Persons, Papers, Records.

Navy.

Ordered, That Major General Skippon do make Report from the Committee of the Navy, on This-day-sevennight.

Chetwin's Petition.

Resolved, That the Petition of Philip Chetwin be read To-morrow Morning.

Sheriffs.

Resolved, That Sir Henry Vane junior do, on This-dayfortnight, present Names for a Sheriff for Duresme and Cumberland.

Surrey Gaol.

Resolved, That a Bill be brought in to enable the Committee of the County of Surrey to impose a Tax, for raising a Sum of Money for purchasing a Place for a Gaol, and House of Correction: And that Mr. John Goodwyn do bring in the Bill on This-day-sevennight.

Nominating Sheriffs.

The House this Day, according to former Order, took into Consideration the Nomination of Sheriffs for the several Counties.

Resolved, by the Parliament, That Sir Wm. Bryers be and is nominated and approved of to be Sheriff for the County of Bedford, for the Year ensuing: And that the Lords Commissioners for the Great Seal of England do issue forth a Commission for him to be Sheriff of the said County accordingly.

The like Order for Symon Bennet Esquire to be Sheriff of the County of Bucks.

The like Order for John Allen, of Basledon, Esquire, to be Sheriff of the County of Berks.

The like Order for Andrew Trevill, of Tethy, Esquire, to be Sheriff of the County of Cornwall.

The like Order for John Towers Esquire to be Sheriff of the Counties of Cambridge and Hunt'.

The like Order for Edmond Jodrell Esquire to be Sheriff of the County of Chester.

The like Order for John Stanhope, of Elvaston, Esquire, to be Sheriff of the County of Derby.

The like Order for Wm. Putt Esquire to be Sheriff of the County of Devon.

The like Order for Sir Gerard Napper, Knight and Baronet, to be Sheriff of the County of Dorset.

The like Order for John Trayford Esquire to be Sheriff of the County of Essex.

The like Order for Sir Edward Roades Knight to be Sheriff of the County of York.

The like Order for John How senior, of Castle Compton, Esquire, to be Sheriff of the County of Gloucester.

The like Order for John Rowley, of Berkway, Esquire, to be Sheriff of the County of Herts.

The like Order for Wm. Draper Esquire to be Sheriff of the County of Kent.

The like Order for Roger Williams, of Newport, Esquire, to be Sheriff of the County of Monmouth.

The like Order for Robert Reynes Esquire to be Sheriff of the County of Nottingham.

The like Order for Sir Ralph Hare Baronet to be Sheriff of the County of Norfolk.

The like Order for Wm. Bosevile Esquire to be Sheriff of the County of Oxon.

The like Order for Benjamin Norton Esquire to be Sheriff of the County of Rutland.

The like Order for Wm. Jolley Esquire to be Sheriff of the County. Stafford.

The like Order for Sir Edward Corbett Baronet to be Sheriff of the County of Salop.

The like Order for Thomas Bilson Esquire to be Sheriff of the County of Southampton.

The like Order for Sir William Harvie to be Sheriff of the County of Suffolk.

The like Order for Alexander Pym Esquire to be Sheriff of the County of Somerset.

The like Order for Peter Courthopp Esquire to be Sheriff of the County of Sussex.

The Question being propounded, That Hugh Audley Esquire be Sheriff of the County of Wiltes for the Year ensuing, &c.;

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

The House was divided.

The Noes went forth.

Sir Henry Vane, Tellers for the Noes: 29.
Sir Wm. Masham, With the Noes,
Sir Miles Livesey, Tellers for the Yeas: 28.
Mr. Ralegh, With the Yeas,

So it passed with the Negative.

The like Order for Lawrence Washington Esquire to be Sheriff of the County of Wiltes.

The like Order for William Cooke Esquire to be Sheriff of the County of Wigorn.

The like Order for Sir Henry Gibbes Knight to be Sheriff of the County of Warwick.

The like Order for Pierce Lloyd Esquire to be Sheriff of the County of Anglesey.

The like Order for John Lloyd, of Verdre, Esquire, to be Sheriff of the County of Cardigan.

The like Order for George Gwyn Esquire to be Sheriff of the County of Carmarthen.

The like Order for Griffith Williams Esquire to be Sheriff of the County of Carnarvon.

The like Order for Wm. Wynne, of Llanvayre, Esquire, to be Sheriff of the County of Denbigh.

The like Order for Thomas Lloyd, of Halton, Esquire, to be Sheriff of the County of Flint [ (fn. a) ].

The like Order for George Bowen Esquire to be Sheriff of the County of Glamorgan.

The like Order for Mawrice Wynne Esquire to be Sheriff of the County of Merioneth.

The like Order for James Phillips Esquire to be Sheriff of the County of Pembrok.

The like Order for Richard Price Esquire to be Sheriff of the County of Montgomery.

The like Order for Nicholas Taylor Esquire to be Sheriff of the County of Radnor.

The like Order for Thomas Watkins Esquire to be Sheriff of the County of Brecon.

Resolved, That it be referred to the Committee for Regulating of the Laws, to consider how the Burdens of Sheriffs may be eased, and taken off; and report the same to the House.

Footnotes

[a] Amended by Vote, 12 Nov. 1650.