House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 23 March 1653

Pages 270-271

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

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Wednesday, the 23d of March, 1652.


Well-affected in Wales.

A PETITION was tendered to the Parliament, intituled, The humble Petition of divers Wellaffected, in South and North-Wales.

Ordered, That the said Petition, and the Report touching the Matters in the said Petition mentioned, be read; and reported, on Friday Morning next, the First Business.

Dissolving Parliament.

The House this Day resumed the Debate upon the Amendments to the Act appointing a certain Time for Dissolving of this present Parliament, and for the Calling and Settling of future and successive Parliaments.

Resolved, That the Amendment of Southampton, "Two," be made "One."

Resolved, That the Borough of Andover have One.

Resolved, That the Borough of Bury St. Edmonds have Two, and the County of Suffolk but Ten.

Resolved, That the Borough of Rigate have One.

Resolved, That the County of Surrey have Five.

The Question being put, To agree to these Words in the Amendments; viz. "for the Town of Kingston upon Thames, One;"

The House was divided.

The Yeas went forth.

Lord Mounson, Tellers for the Yeas: 18.
Sir Tho. Jervoice, With the Yeas,
Sir James Harrington, Tellers for the Noes: 19.
Colonel Morley, With the Noes,

So it passed with the Negative.

Resolved, That the City of Chichester have but One.

Resolved, That the Borough of Arundell have One.

Embassy to Sweden.

Resolved, That "Suetiæ" be made "Swecorum," in the Commission of the Lord Viscount Lisle.

Letters, &c. read.

A Letter, from Phinne Pitt, from Chatham Dock, of the 22th of March 1652, at One in the Morning; with another Letter from him, of the same Date; and the Examinations of Nicho. Woodman, Yeoman of the Powder Room, of the 22th of March 1652; and the Examination of Sam. Condell, taken the same Day; were this Day read.