House of Commons Journal Volume 6
21 November 1650

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 6: 21 November 1650', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 6: 1648-1651 (1802), pp. 500. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=26019 Date accessed: 30 August 2014.


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Die Jovis, 21 Novembris, 1650.

Prayers.

Sheriffs.

RESOLVED, by the Parliament, That Charles Edmonds Esquire be, and is nominated and approved of to be, Sheriff of the County of Northampton for the Year ensuing: And that the Lords Commissioners for the Great Seal of England do issue forth a Commission to him, under the Great Seal, to be Sheriff of the said County, accordingly.

Resolved, That William Noell, of Kirkbey, Esquire, be, and is nominated and approved of to be, Sheriff of the County of Leicester for the Year ensuing: And that the Lords Commissioners for the Great Seal of England do issue a Commission to him, under the Great Seal, to be Sheriff of the said County, accordingly.

Assessments.

Colonel Downes reports from the Committee of the Army, Amendments to the Bill for the Assessments of One hundred and Twenty thousand Pounds per mensem: Which were twice read.

Resolved, That the Commissioners for Yorkshire be for the whole County, without Distinction of Ridings.

Resolved, That Barrington Bourchier Esquire be a Commissioner, in this Bill, for the County of York.

The Question being propounded, To agree to the Clause in this Bill touching the Hospitals;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went forth.

Colonel Purefoy, Tellers for the Yeas: 44.
Colonel Sydney, With the Yeas,
Sir Mich. Lievsey, Tellers for the Noes: 22.
Mr. Marten, With the Noes,

So it passed with the Affirmative.

The Question being put, That the Clause, in this Bill, touching the sequestring the Estates of the Treasurers and Sub Collectors, in case they refuse to make Payment of such Monies as they receive, do stand in the Bill;

It passed with the Negative.

The Question being put, To agree to the Amendments, that the Word "Chases" be left out of the Bill;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went forth.

Alderman Allen, Tellers for the Yeas: 38.
Sir Henry Mildmay, With the Yeas,
Sir Wm. Masham, Tellers for the Noes: 23.
Colonel Marten, With the Noes,

So it passed with the Affirmative.

The said Amendments, so amended, being put to the Question, were assented unto.

The Title to the said Bill was this Day read the First and Second time; and, upon the Question, assented unto.

Resolved, That this Bill, so amended, be ingrossed.

Business deferred.

Ordered, That the Business touching Major Withers, and the other Businesses appointed for this Day, be heard on This-day-sevennight.

Sheriffs.

Resolved, That Wm. Briscoe Esquire be, and is nominated and approved of to be, Sheriff of the County of Cumberland for the Year ensuing: And that the Lords Commissioners of the Great Seal of England do issue forth a Commission to him, under the Great Seal, to be Sheriff of the said County accordingly.

Resolved, That Robert Milford, of Mitford, Esquire, be, and is nominated and approved of to be, Sheriff of the County of Northumberland: And that the Lords Commissioners for the Great Seal of England do issue a Commission to him, under the Great Seal, to be Sheriff of the said County, accordingly.

Resolved, That Clement Fulthorpe senior, Esquire, be, and is nominated and approved of to be, Sheriff for the County of Duresme for the Year ensuing: And that the Lords Commissioners for the Great Seal of England do issue a Commission to him, under the Great Seal, to be Sheriff of the said County accordingly.

Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee for regulating the Proceedings in the Laws, to consider how the Burthens of Sheriffs may be eased: And that they report their Opinions therein, to the House, To-morrowsevennight.

Resolved, That Henry Wrigley Esquire be, and is nominated and approved of to be, Sheriff for the County of Lancaster for the Year ensuing: And that the Lords Commissioners for the Great Seal of England do issue a Commission to him, under the Great Seal, to be Sheriff of the said County, accordingly.

Navy Contract.

Colonel Thompson reports from the Committee of the Navy, touching the Contract made for Provisions for the Navy.

Ordered, That the Debate upon the said Report be adjourned until To-morrow Morning, the first Business.