House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 27 May 1657

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

Wednesday, 27th May, 1657.

Protector's Speech.

THE House, according to former Order, proceeded upon the Report made Yesterday by Mr. Speaker.

Petition and Advice.

The additional Votes to the Petition and Advice were read.

Resolved, That all the rest of the Votes be read.

And they were read, accordingly.

Ordered, That these Resolves be referred to a Committee, to peruse the same, and methodize them: And to prepare One or more Bills thereupon; and offer them to the House, Viz. to Lord Whitelock, Lord Broghill, Lord Chief-Justice Glyn, Mr. Downing, Mr. Godfrey, Sir Rich Onsloe, Mr. Attorney-General, Lord Commissioner Lisle, Lord Commissioner Fiennes, Mr. Secretary, Sir Lislebone Long, Mr. Attorney of the Duchy, Lord Deputy, Lord Strickland, Lord Cockram, Mr. Bampfeild, Major-General Bridge, Lord Provost of Edinburgh, Captain Stone, Sir Sam. Sleigh, Sir John Thorowgood, Mr. Bond, Sir John Mackdowell, Captain Lilburne, Sir Gilbert Pickering, Mr. Whitegrave, Mr. Trevor, Lord Lambert, Colonel Clerk, Major-General Boteler, Colonel Cooper, Sir Wm. Strickland, General Disbrow, Sir Rich. Lucy, Colonel Ingoldsby, Major-General Kelsey, Colonel Talbott, Colonel Purefoy, Mr. Disbrow, Colonel Shapcott, Mr. Fowell, Colonel Zunchy, Colonel Jones, Sir Thoph. Jones, Mr. Holland, Captain Lister, Sir Christofer Pack, General Mountagu, Mr. Moody, Mr. Throckmorton, Mr. Collins, Mr. Pickering, Colonel Edwards, Mr. Pedley, Sir Alexander Weemes, Colonel Sidenham, Mr. Swynton, Sir John Hobart, Mr. Trenchard, Major-General Berry, Captain Baines, Captain Blackwell, Doctor Clerges, Sir Thomas Rous, Major-General Lilburne, Colonel Castle; and all the Gentlemen of the Long Robe: To meet this Afternoon at Two of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.


Resolved, That the Debate concerning the Constitution of Parliaments, the Distribution of Members to sit in Parliament, and Continuance of Parliaments, be taken up in the House on this Day Sevennight; and nothing to intervene.

Supply Bills.

Resolved, That the Bills which are for the Raising and Levying of Money, shall be proceeded on for a Week following; and nothing else to intervene.