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 22d of January, 1651.
Punishment of Oxford.
RESOLVED, by the Parliament, That after Wendy Oxford hath stood on the Pillory, according to the Judgment of Parliament, he be no further imprisoned; but within Six Days depart the Commonwealth of England; according to the Judgment of Banishment given upon him in Parliament.
Act of Oblivion.
The House, according to former Order, resumed the Debate upon the Amendments to the Act for General Pardon and Oblivion.
The Amendment in the Ninth Leaf of the Amendments "for excepting Fee-Farm Rents Service," being in Debate;
Resolved, The Time in this Clause be the 25th of March, One thousand Six hundred Forty-and-seven.
The Amendment in the Tenth Leaf of the Amendments, in the First Line, being in Debate;
Resolved, That these Words be inserted, viz. "since the 25th Day of March 1625."
The Question being put, To agree to the Exception in the Tenth Leaf of the Amendments, in these Words, viz. "and also, except all Rents, and Arrearages of Rents reserved upon any Lease or Grant heretofore made, and payable unto the Receiver-General of the late Court of Wards and Liveries; and all Obligations and Securities entered into, in the said late Court, for Payment of Monies, other than for mean Rates, as aforesaid; and all Sums of Money due, and to grow due, upon or by Reason of any such Obligation or Security, as aforesaid, since the 27th of March 1625."
The House was divided.
The Yeas went forth.
|Lord General,||Tellers for the Noes:||37.|
|Lord Gray,||With the Noes,|
|Sir Arth. Hesilrig,||Tellers for the Yeas:||27.|
|Sir Henry Vane,||With the Yeas,|
So it passed with the Negative.
Resolved, That in the 32 and 33 Folio's, the Clauses be amended,-that the Offences be excepted, and not the Persons.
Resolved, That it be referred to a Committee to read over the Bill, and the several Amendments, that there be no Erratas, or Incongruities, or Repugnances, or inconsistent Clauses, or Words, therein; and to present their Opinions to the House on Tuesday Morning next, the first Business; nothing to intervene: Viz. to Mr. Ellis, Mr. Attorney, Mr. Say, Mr. Corbett, Lord Commissioner Whitelock, Mr. Solicitor, Mr. Lechmere, Colonel Marten, Mr. Long, Mr. Holland, Mr. Love, Lieutenant General Fleetwood, Sir Thomas Widdrington, or any Three of them: And are to meet this Afternoon, at Three of Clock, in Mr. Speaker's Chamber; and so de die in diem.
Ordered, That the Petition of the Gentlemen of Cambridge be presented to the House To-morrow Morning.
Ordered, That the Report touching Worcester, be taken into Consideration To-morrow Morning, next after the Petition of the Gentlemen of Cambridge.