House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 8 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: 8 March 1659', Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 7, 1651-1660, (London, 1802), pp. 611-612. British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/commons-jrnl/vol7/pp611-612 [accessed 19 June 2024].

. "House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 8 March 1659", in Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 7, 1651-1660, (London, 1802) 611-612. British History Online, accessed June 19, 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/commons-jrnl/vol7/pp611-612.

. "House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 8 March 1659", Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 7, 1651-1660, (London, 1802). 611-612. British History Online. Web. 19 June 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/commons-jrnl/vol7/pp611-612.

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In this section

Tuesday, the 8th of March 1658;

In the Afternoon.

Prayers.

Herbert's Petition.

ORDERED, That the humble Petition of Mr. John Herbert youngest Son to the late Earl of Pembroke, deceased, be read on Thursday next.

Leave of Absence.

Ordered, That Colonel Blake, one of the Members of this House, shall have Leave to be absent from the House for Three Weeks.

Committee for Grievances, &c.

Colonel Tirrell reports from the Grand Committee for Grievances, and Courts of Justice, That it is the Desire of that Committee, That they may sit Two Days in every Week, in the Afternoon, for the better Dispatch of the Business depending before them.

Resolved, &c. That the Grand Committee of the House for Grievances, and Courts of Justice, do sit as well on every Thursday, as on Wednesdays in the Afternoon, weekly.

Respecting the Other House.

According to the Order made Yesterday, the House resumed, and proceeded in, the Debate, That this House will transact with the Persons now sitting in the Other House, as an House of Parliament.

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

It was further propounded, That an Addition in these Words; viz. "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;" to be Part of the Question;

And the Question being put, That this Addition to the Question be now put;

The House was divided.

The Noes went forth.

Sir Arthur Hesilrige, Tellers for the Noe: 184.
Sir Horatio Townesend, With the Noe,
Colonel Cromwell, Tellers for the Yea: 203.
Sir John Coppleston, With the Yea,

So it was Resolved, &c. That the Question for this Addition to the Question be now put.

And the Question being put, That these Words; viz. "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;" be Part of the Question:

The House was divided.

The Yeas went forth.

Mr. John Herbert, Tellers for the Noe: 188.
Mr. Annesley, With the Noe,
Colonel Birch, Tellers for the Yea: 195.
Mr. Reading, With the Yea,

So it was Resolved, &c. That these Words; viz. "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;" shall be Part of the Question.

Adjonrnment.

Resolved, &c. That the House be adjourned till Tomorrow Morning, at Ten of the Clock.

The House adjourns itself till To-morrow Morning, at Ten of the Clock, accordingly.