House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 24 September 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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Saturday, the 24th of September, 1659.

Prayers.

Petition from London.

THE House being informed, that the Sheriffs and Aldermen of the City of London were at the Door; they were called in: And Mr. Sheriff Bateman, being at the Bar, humbly addressed himself to Mr. Speaker and the Parliament; and said, "We are appointed by the Common Council of the City of London to attend upon this honourable House, to present to you their humble Petition; with their Desire, that the same may be read:" And thereupon withdrew.

After the Petitioners were withdrawn, their Petition was read; and was intituled, "The humble Petition of the Common Council of the City of London."

Resolved, That this Petition be taken into Consideration on Monday next.

Corporations.

Ordered, That the Committee for Corporations do sit this Afternoon; and make their Report on Monday Morning next.

Petition from London.

The Petitioners were again called in; and Mr. Speaker gave them this Answer;

"Mr. Sheriffs, and the rest of you Gentlemen: The House hath read your Petition, and have commanded me to let you know, and it is a Truth, that they have, by former Order, appointed this Day to take into Consideration Business of high Concernment to the Good and Safety of this Commonwealth: But they have ordered to take your Petition into Consideration on Monday Morning next."

Sir G. Booth, &c.

Sir Henry Vane reports Two several further Examinations of Sir George Booth; one taken the 29th of August 1659; and the other taken September 12, 1659: Which were read.

And also, a Letter from Brussels, 16 May 1659, directed to G. B. and subscribed Charles R.:

A Letter of Summons, directed to Sir George Booth; dated 23d July 1659, signed N. W. M.:

A Paper, intituled, "A Copy of the whole Engagement:"

And also, Another Paper of Engagement of the several Persons of the late King's Party, subscribed, C. Kilmurry, Will. Neale, Ran. Egerton, Ro. Werden:

And also, Another Engagement, subscribed, C. Kilmurry, G. Boothe, Ran. Egerton, Geo. Warburton, J. Werdien, El. Boothe:

Which were all read.

He also reports, The Examination of Mr. Robert Tippen; taken the 10th Day of September 1659, before Sir Arthur Hesilrig, Baronet: Which was read.

He also reports, The Examination of John Bellasis Esquire; taken the 8th of September 1659:

And the Examination of Colonel Charles Howard; taken before Sir Arthur Hesilrig and Sir Henry Vane, at Whitehall, the 21th of September 1659.

He also reports, The Examination of the Lord Castleton; taken the 21th of September 1659:

And, The further Examination of the Earl of Northampton; taken the 12th of September 1659:

And, the humble Confession of Charles White, presented to the Council of State September 9th 1659:

And also, The further Examination of the said Charles White, September 9th 1659:

And also, The Pass of Robert Greenwood, for Colonel Charles White, with Two Servants, and their Horses; dated the 13th of August1659:

Which were all read.

Thanksgiving Day.

Resolved, That a Day be set apart for Publick Thanksgiving to the Lord, for this great Deliverance from the horrid, wicked, and dangerous Design of Sir George Booth and his Accomplices.

Resolved, That Thursday-come-sevennight be a Day set apart, to be observed by the Parliament within the Cities of London and Westminster, and Liberties thereof, and within the late Lines of Communication.

Resolved, That the Place for Publick Thanksgiving for this House be in Margarett's Church, in Westminster.

Resolved, That Thursday-Month, being the Third of November 1659, be set apart for a Day of Publick Thanksgiving to the Lord for the whole Commonwealth, for this great Deliverance from the horrid, wicked, and dangerous Design of Sir George Booth, and his Accomplices.

Resolved, That Mr. Venning be desired to be one for carrying on this Duty of Publick Thanksgiving to the Lord, before the Parliament, on Thursday-come-sevennight, in Margarett's, Westminster: And that Sir Henry Mildmay be desired to give him Notice hereof.

Ordered, That Mr. Caryll be desired to be one for carrying on of this Duty of Publick Thanksgiving to the Lord, on Thursday-come-sevennight, in Margarett's, Westminster: And that Mr. Love do give him Notice of this Order.

Ordered, That Colonel Sydenham, Colonel Rich, and Mr. Millington, do bring in the Declaration for a Day of Publick Thanksgiving, on Monday Morning next.

The Question being propounded, That the Lord Fauconbridge be sent to the Tower;

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

The House was divided.
The Noes went forth.

Mr. Robinson, Tellers for the Yeas: 21.
Mr. Nevill, With the Yeas,
Mr. John Goodwin, Tellers for the Noes: 16.
Mr. Lenthall, With the Noes,

So it passed with the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put, That the Lord Fauconbridge be sent to the Tower;

The House was again divided.
The Yeas went forth.

Mr. Robinson, Tellers for the Yeas: 19.
Mr. Nevill, With the Yeas,
Mr. John Goodwin, Tellers for the Noes: 18.
Mr. Lenthall, With the Noes,

So it was Resolved, That the Lord Fauconbridge be sent to the Tower.