House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 2 March 1657

Pages 497-498

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

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Monday, the 2d of March, 1656.

Hornchurch Parish.

A BILL for dividing the Parish and Vicarage of Hornchurch, in the County of Essex, into several Parishes and Vicarages, for the Ease and Conveniency of the People; and for endowing the Vicarages, and raising an additional Maintenance for Ministers or Vicars of Romford and Havering; was this Day read the Second time, and, upon the Question, committed to the Committee, to whom the Petition of Oxford was referred: And that the Members that serve for the County and Boroughs of Essex, be added to that Committee: And they are to meet To-morrow in the Afternoon, at Two of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.


The House, according to former Order, resumed the Debate upon the Remonstrance.

The First Article in the Sixth and Seventh Page was read.

Resolved, That the First Paragraph of this Article, beginning thus, "That your Highness will be pleased to assume the Name, &c." and ending thus, "your Life and Government," in the Sixth Line of the Seventh Folio, be postponed.

The Question being put, That the other Paragraph of the samie Article be likewise postponed;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went forth.

Lord Euers, Tellers for the Yeas: 63.
Colonel Mathews, With the Yeas,
Colonel Howard, Tellers for the Noes: 120.
Sir John Reynolds, With the Noes,

So it passed with the Negative.

Resolved, That the Debate upon this Part of the Article be adjourned till To-morrow Morning; and nothing to intervene.

Raising Money.

Resolved, That Saturday in every Week, Forenoon and Afternoon, be set apart for the Business of Money, for carrying on of the Spanish War.


Resolved, That the Grand Committee for the Bill of Excise do sit on Tuesdays and Thursdays in every Afternoon in every Week.