House of Commons Journal Volume 7
14 October 1651


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'House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 14 October 1651', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 7: 1651-1660 (1802), pp. 27. URL: Date accessed: 29 November 2014.


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Tuesday, the 14th of October, 1651.


Sitting of this Parliament.

THE House, according to former Order, was this Day resolved into a Grand Committee, upon the Bill for setting a certain Time for Sitting of this Parliament, and for Calling a new Parliament.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.

Mr. Ellys took the Chair.

Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.

Letter read.

Mr. Speaker, by way of Report, acquaints the House with a Letter, which he had received from the Earl of Derby: And

The Question being put, That the said Letter be now read;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went forth.

Sir Wm. Brereton, Tellers for the Yeas: 22.
Mr. Ellys, With the Yeas,
Mr. Bond, Tellers for the Noes: 16.
Maj. Gen. Harrison, With the Noes,

So it passed with the Affirmative.

A Letter from the Earl of Derby, of the Eleventh Day of October 1651; with a Petition therein inclosed, intituled, "The humble Petition of James Earl of Derby," was this Day read.