Die Mercurii, 25 Decembris, 1650.
Parliaments and Elections.
THE House, according to former Order, was this
Day resolved into a Grand Committee, upon the
Heads of a Bill for future Parliaments, and regulating
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Say took the Chair.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Mr. Lechmere reports from the Committee, to whom
the Act touching the Commissioners for Ireland was referred, Amendments to the said Act: Which were Twice
Resolved, That the Time for the Continuance of this
Act be for Three Years.
And the said Amendments to this Act, being put to
the Question, were assented unto.
The Question being put, That this Act, so amended,
It passed with the Negative.
The said Act, being put to the Question, passed.
The humble Petition of Sir Edward Capell Knight,
Humfry Capell Esquire, Sir Thomas Dacres Knight, Henry
Pitts, Richard Bennett, Thomas Bennett, and divers other
the Creditors, Sureties, and Trustees, of the late Lord
Capell, deceased, was this Day read.
The Cause of the Trustees and Creditors of the late
Lord Capell, deceased, in which the Commissioners for
Compounding do humbly desire the Consideration of the
Parliament, was this Day read.
Ravishments and Divorces.
Ordered, That the Bill against Ravishments and Divorces be brought in on Friday Morning next.
Honours conferred by late King.
Ordered, That the Bill touching Honours conferred by
the late King, since the late Wars, be read on Friday
Morning next, the first Business.