House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 28 March 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: 28 March 1659', in Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 7, 1651-1660, (London, 1802) pp. 621. British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/commons-jrnl/vol7/p621 [accessed 15 April 2024]

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Monday, the 28th Day of March, 1659.

Prayers.

Respecting the Other House.

ACCORDING to the Order made on Saturday last, the House resumed the Question of transacting with the Persons now sitting in the Other House, and Additions to that Question.

The Question being propounded, That this House will transact with the Persons now sitting in the Other House, as an House of Parliament;

The Question was put, That, after the Word "Parliament," these Words, "when they shall be approved by this House," shall be added, as Part of the Question.

The House was divided.

The Yeas went forth.

Lord Fairfax, Tellers for the Yea: 146.
Lord Lambert, With the Yea,
Lord Marq. of Arguile, Tellers for the Noe: 183.
Mr. Secretary Thurloe, With the Noe,

So the Question passed with the Negative.

The Question was put, That, after the Word "Parliament," these Words, "when they shall be bounded by this House," shall be added as Part of the Question:

And it passed with the Negative.

The House being informed, that divers of the Members, who had attended the Debate upon the main Question, were in the Speaker's Chamber;

The Serjeant, by the Command of the House, called them down, to give their Attendance in the House.

The Question being put, That this Debate shall be adjourned for an Hour; and nothing to intervene;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went forth.

Ld. Viscount Falkland, Tellers for the Yea: 89.
Mr. John Herbert, With the Yea,
Sir Thomas Stanley, Tellers for the Noe: 169.
Mr. Hampden, With the Noe,

So the Question passed with the Negative.

The Question being propounded, That, after the Word "Parliament," these Words, "during this present Parliament," shall be added, as Part of the Question;

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

And it passed with the Affirmative.

And the Question, for the Addition of these Words, being put; It was

Resolved, &c. That, after the Word "Parliament," these Words, "during this present Parliament," shall be added, as Part of the Question.

The Question being propounded, That this House will transact with the Persons now sitting in the Other House, as an House of Parliament, during this present Parliament; and that it is not hereby intended to exclude such Peers, as have been faithful to the Parliament, from their Privilege of being duly summoned to be Members of that House;

The Question was put, That that Question be now put:

And it passed with the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went forth.

Sir Walter St. John, Tellers for the Yea: 198.
Sir Charles Coote, With the Yea,
Sir George Booth, Tellers for the Noe: 125.
Sir Arthur Hesilrige, With the Noe,

So it was, Resolved, &c. That this House will transact with the Persons now sitting in the Other House, as an House of Parliament, during this present Parliament; and that it is not hereby intended to exclude such Peers, as have been faithful to the Parliament, from their Privilege of being duly summoned to be Members of that House.