House of Commons Journal Volume 6
9 July 1651

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 6: 9 July 1651', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 6: 1648-1651 (1802), pp. 599. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=26150 Date accessed: 29 July 2014.


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Wednesday, the 9th of July, 1651.

Prayers.

Love's Petition.

RESOLVED, by the Parliament, That the Petition of Christopher Love be now read.

The said Petition was accordingly read; and was intituled, "The humble Petition of Christofer Love, a condemned Prisoner of the Tower of London."

The humble Petition of Mary, the distressed Wife of Christofer Love, was this Day read.

The Question being propounded, That this Debate be adjourned until Friday next;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went forth.

Mr. Scott, Tellers for the Yeas: 36.
Major Gen. Skippon, With the Yeas,
Sir Henry Vane, Tellers for the Noes: 28.
Sir Henry Mildmay, With the Noes,

So it was Resolved, That this Debate be adjourned until Friday next.

Duresme Assize.

An Act for enabling the Judges of the Northern Circuit to hold an Assize at Duresme, on Monday the Eleventh Day of August 1651, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be forthwith printed and published.

Ordered, That Sir Thomas Widdrington and Mr. Garland do bring in an Act to put the County Palatine of Duresme in such Condition as other Counties of this Commonwealth are in.

Knight Marshal's Court.

The Question being propounded, That the Court of the Knight Marshal, held in Southwark, commonly called the Marshal's Court, be absolutely dissolved, and taken away, and no further Suit, Action, or Proceedings whatsoever, be had in that Court;

And the Question being put, That these Words, "from and after the First of August next," be added to this Question;

It passed with the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put;

It was Resolved, by the Parliament, That the Court of the Knight Marshal, held in Southwark, commonly called the Marshall's Court, be, from and after the First of August next, absolutely dissolved and taken away; and no further Suit, Action, or Proceedings whatsoever, be had in that Court.

Resolved, That the Profits which Mr. Say is, by Order of the Committee of Lords and Commons for Advance of Money, dated the Eleventh of January 1649, to be accountable for, as belonging to the Judicial Place of Knight Marshal, be by him retained to his own Use: And the Commissioners for Compounding are to take Notice hereof.