House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 25 September 1654

Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 7, 1651-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.

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In this section

Monday, 25 September, 1654.


Recognition of Government.

A BILL appointing a Recognition of the Government, to be subscribed by Members of Parliament, was this Day the Second time read; and, upon the Question, committed to Mr. Stephens, Mr. Long, Mr. Lechmere, Mr. Hoskins, Mr. Thistlethwaite, Mr. Parker, Mr. Foxwist, Colonel Fines, Lord Broghill, Captain Stone, Colonel Hill, Sir Robert Pye, Mr. Hooper, Colonel Whetham, Captain Fawconberge, Mr. How, Colonel Norton, Colonel Bridges, Colonel Ireland, Colonel Wilton, Mr. Gorges, Colonel Mackworth, Mr. Hobart, Colonel Jones, Mr. Holt, Commissary-General Whalley, Mr. Recorder of London, Lord Commissioner Whitlock, Mr. Price, Sir John Hobart, Mr. Young, Sir Wm. Boteler, Mr. Stainings, Colonel Beaumont, Colonel Standish, Mr. Launce, Mr. Fryer, Colonel Baines, Lieutenant-Colonel Worsley, Sir Thomas Rous, Colonel Goffe, Mr. Yorke, Mr. Pury, Lord Lambert: And this Committee are to meet at Two of the Clock this Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber.

Scandalous Ministers.

Resolved, That the Ordinance for ejecting scandalous, ignorant, and insufficient Ministers and Schoolmasters, be committed to a Committee, to consider both of the Powers and the Persons therein: Viz. Mr. Lechmere, Colonel Harvey, Mr. Church, Lord Broghill, Mr. Recorder, Mr. Thistlethwait, Colonel Fines, Mr. Guys, Major Puller, Lord H. Cromwell, Sir Jo. Hobart, Colonel Wilton, Mr. Hoskins, Mr. Gwyn, Mr. How, Colonel Wastle, Sir Wm. Strickland, Mr. Gorge, Mr. Staynings, Mr. Dunch, Lord Eure, Colonel Twisleton, Colonel Crompton, Colonel Bethel, Sir Robert King, Colonel Tempest, Major General Desborow, Colonel Ireland, Colonel Whetham, Colonel Madrin, Major Porter, Colonel Bright, Colonel Russell, Mr. Ro. Fenwick, Earl of Stamford, Colonel Carter, Mr. Pury, Mr. Badger, Sir G. Pickering, Mr. Bainton, Mr. Norden, Mr. Trevor, Mr. Carter, Colonel Bridges, Sir Robert Pye, Colonel Fitz-James, Colonel Mathews, Mr. Thelwall, Sir Ch. Wolsley, Mr. Foxwist, Colonel Barkstead, Mr. Serjeant Glynn, Major General Skippon, Colonel Baynes, Mr. Southby, Colonel Lassells, Colonel Hill, Mr. Rous, Sir W. Roberts, Sir Rich Lucy, Captain Fawconberge, Captain Howard, Mr. Marten, Colonel Fry, Mr. Bedford, Mr. Williams, Commissary-General Whaley, Mr. James Ash, Mr. Purefoy, Colonel Ingoldsby, Mr. Price, Mr. Smith, Mr. Vaughan, Sir Eras. Philips, Mr. Bentley, Colonel Goffe, Colonel Norton, LieutenantColonel Dawkins, Mr. Thomas, Lieutenant-Colonel Kelsey, Mr. Secretary Thurlo, Mr. Bastard, Mr. Hildesley, Mr. Ellis, Colonel Fowke, Lieutenant-Colonel Worsley, Sir Wm. Boteler, Colonel Mackworth, Mr. Young, Mr. Pitts, Mr. Ernley, Mr. Cleypoole, Mr. Lance, Colonel Jones, Sir W. Doyley, Sir Richard Everard: And all that come to have Voices: And this Committee are to meet this Afternoon, at Two of the Clock, in the StarChamber.

Settling the Government.

The House, according to former Order, was resolved into a Committee of the whole House, upon the Government.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Hoskins was called to the Chair.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.

Mr. Hoskins reports from the Committee, their Desire, That the House would give them Leave to sit again Tomorrow Morning, upon the Government, according to former Order.

Resolved, That the House be resolved into a Committee, To-morrow Morning, of the whole House, to proceed upon the Government, according to former Order.