House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 5 March 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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Thursday, the 5th of March, 1656.

Preston Rectory.

A BILL for the Disappropriating of the Rectory appropriate of Preston, in the County of Suffolk; and for the Uniting and Consolidating of the said Rectory and of the Vicarage of the Church of Preston aforesaid; was this Day read the Third time.

Resolved, That, instead of these Words, in the 53 Line of the Second Press; viz. "this Nation;" the Word "England" be inserted.

And the said Bill, so amended, being put to the Question, passed.

Ordered, That his Highness the Lord Protector's Consent be desired to this Bill.


The House this Day, according to former Order, resumed the Debate adjourned Yesterday, upon the Remonstrance.

Resolved, That these Words, "That your Highness will, for the future, be pleased to call Parliaments, consisting of Two Houses, in such Manner and Way, as shall be more particularly afterwards agreed and declared in this Remonstrance, once in Three Years at furthest, or oftener, as the Affairs of the Nation shall require; that being your Great Council, and in whose Affection and Advice Yourself and this People will be most safe and happy;" shall be a Part of this Remonstrance.

Resolved, That this Debate upon this Remonstrance be adjourned till To-morrow Morning; and nothing to intervene.

Leave of Absence.

Resolved, That Colonel Beaumont have Leave to go into the Country.

Throckmorton reprieved.

Ordered, That the Court of Sessions do make Certificate touching Mr. Throckmorton on this Day Sevennight.

Resolved, That Mr. Throckmorton be reprieved until further Order.

Leave of Absence.

The Question being put, That Mr. Henry Cromwell have Leave to go into the Country;

It passed with the Negative.

Blackwell's Estate.

Ordered, That the Committee to whom Captain Blackwell's Bill is referred, shall be revived; and shall meet this Afternoon.