House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 24 February 1657

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

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Tuesday, the 24th of February, 1656.

Lord Loftus' Petition.

ORDERED, That the Committee, to whom the Lord Loftus' Petition is referred, be impowered to examine Witnesses in the said Business, and to send for Persons, Papers, and Records; aud to report their Opinions therein to the House.

Faunt's Estate.

A Bill for enabling George Faunt of Foston in the County of Leicester, Esquire, to sell and convey Part of his Lands, for Payment of several Debts and Legacies, charged upon his Estate by Sir William Faunt, Knight, deceased; and for the Raising of Portions for his younger Children, and for making his Wife a Jointure; was this Day read the Second time; and, upon the Question, committed to Colonel Beamont, Colonel Howard, Mr. Fowell, Mr. Robinson, Lord Whitelock, Mr. Lawrence, Mr. Hampden, Mr. Bodurda, Mr. Waller, Sir Wm. Strickland, Mr. Shopcott, Colonel Grosvenor, Mr. Jenkinson, Sir Sam. Sleigh, Mr. Quarles, Mr. Moody, Sir Tho. Honywood, Colonel Mathews, Mr. Poole, Mr. Bennett, Mr. Bampfield, Mr. West, Colonel Chadwick, Colonel Purefoy, Sir Gilbert Pickering, Mr. Cole, Mr. Lucy, Mr. Burton, Doctor Clerges, Colonel Templar, Mr. Searle: And are to meet this Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber, at Two of Clock: With Power to send for Persons, Papers, and Witnesses.

E. of Derby's Estate.

Ordered, That the Report touching the Earl of Derbie be made To-morrow Morning.

Members to attend.

Ordered, That the Lords the Judges, who are Members of this House, and all the Gentleman of the Long-Robe Members of this House, and the rest of the Members of this House, shall constantly attend the Service of this House; and not depart, without Leave of this House.


The House, according to former Order, did this Day resume the Debate upon the Remonstrance Yesterday read.

The Question being propounded, That this Paper shall be read To-morrow Morning, in Parts, beginning at the first Article after the Preamble;

And the Question being put, That this Question be now put;

The House was divided.

The Noes went forth.

Lord Lambert, Tellers for the Noes: 44.
Lord Strickland, With the Noes,
Sir Rich. Onsloe, Tellers for the Yeas: 100.
Colonel Jones, With the Yeas,

So it passed with the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put; It was

Resolved, That this Paper shall be read To-morrow Morning, in Parts, beginning at the First Article after the Preamble.