House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 24 February 1659

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

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, 'House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 24 February 1659', in Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 7, 1651-1660, (London, 1802) pp. 607. British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/commons-jrnl/vol7/p607 [accessed 26 May 2024].

. "House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 24 February 1659", in Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 7, 1651-1660, (London, 1802) 607. British History Online, accessed May 26, 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/commons-jrnl/vol7/p607.

. "House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 24 February 1659", Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 7, 1651-1660, (London, 1802). 607. British History Online. Web. 26 May 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/commons-jrnl/vol7/p607.

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Thursday, the 24th of February, 1658.

Prayers.

Saltash Writ.

MR. John Buller, being chosen to serve as a Member of this present Parliament for the Borough of Eastlowe in the County of Cornwall, and for the Borough of Saltash in the same County, declared, That he made Choice to serve for Eastlowe, and waved his Election for the Borough of Saltash.

Resolved, &c. That a new Writ be issued for the Election of a Burgess to serve in this present Parliament for the Borough of Saltash in the County of Cornewall: And that Mr. Speaker do send his Warrant to the Clerk of the Commonwealth in Chancery, for the issuing of a new Writ, for the Election of a Burgess to serve for the Borough of Saltash, accordingly.

Wickham Writ.

Major-General Bridge, being chosen to serve as Member of this present Parliament for the Borough of Newcastle under Line in the County of Stafford, and for the Borough of Wickham in the County of Bucks, declared, That he made Choice to serve for Newcastle under Line; and waved his Election for the Borough of Wickham.

Resolved, &c. That a new Writ be issued, for the Election of a Burgess to serve in this present Parliament for the Borough of Wickham in the County of Bucks: And that Mr. Speaker do send his Warrant to the Clerk of the Commonwealth in Chancery, for the Issuing of a Writ, for the Election of a Burgess to serve for the Borough of Wickham, accordingly.

Sweden and Denmarke.

According to the Order made Yesterday, the House took into Consideration the Matters then debated on.

Adjournment.

Resolved, &c. That the House be adjourned until Half an Hour past Two of the Clock in the Afternoon.

And the House was adjourned, accordingly.

Thursday, the 24th of February, 1658.

In the Afternoon.

Sweden and Denmarke.

IN the Afternoon of the same Day, the House resumed the former Debate.

And the Question being put, That Candles be now brought in;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went forth.

Mr. Francis Gerard, Tellers for the Yea: 177.
Mr. Rawliegh, With the Yea,
Sir Arthur Hesilrige, Tellers for the Noe: 119.
Mr. Scott, With the Noe,

So it was Resolved, That Candles be now brought in.

And Candles were brought in, accordingly.

The Question being propounded, That it be referred to his Highness the Lord Protector, to put the Vote of this House, concerning the preparing and putting to Sea a considerable Navy, for the Safety of this Commonwealth, and the Preservation of the Trade and Commerce thereof, in Execution; saving the Interest of this House in the Militia, and in Making of Peace and War;

The Question was put, That this Question be now put;

The House was divided.

The Noes went forth.

Sir Arthur Hesilrige, Tellers for the Noe: 98.
Mr. Henry Nevill, With the Noe,
Mr. Carey Raliegh, Tellers for the Yea: 176.
Mr. Bodwrda, With the Yea,

So the main Question being put; It was

Resolved, &c. That it be referred to his Highness the Lord Protector, to put the Vote of this House concerning the preparing and putting to Sea a considerable Navy, for the Safety of this Commonwealth, and the Preservation of the Trade and Commerce thereof, in Execution, saving the Interest of this House in the Militia, and in Making of Peace and War.

Resolved, &c. That Mr. Secretary Thurloe be desired to carry this Vote to his Highness.

Adjournment.

Resolved, &c. That the House be adjourned until Saturday Morning next, at Eight of the Clock.

And Mr. Speaker adjourned the House accordingly.