House of Commons Journal Volume 7
6 January 1652

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 6 January 1652', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 7: 1651-1660 (1802), pp. 63-64. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=23926 Date accessed: 25 July 2014.


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Tuesday, the 6th of January, 1651.

Prayers.

Commissioners of Excise.

THE Question being propounded, That Mr. Hodges be one of the Commissioners of the Excise, in the Stead of Mr. Snelling, deceased;

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

The House was divided.

The Noes went forth.

Colonel Sydney, Tellers for the Noes: 24.
Maj. Gen. Harrison, With the Noes,
Sir Wm. Masham, Tellers for the Yeas: 32.
Ld. Commissioner Lisle, With the Yeas,

So it passed with the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put;

It was Resolved by the Parliament, That Mr. Luke Hodges be one of the Commissioners of the Excise, in the Stead of Mr. Snelling, deceased.

Commissioners of Assessment.

Ordered, That Sir John Wray, Knight and Baronet, John Wray, Esquire, Wm. Stow, Robert Yarborough, and Richard Filkin, be added Commissioners for the Assessments in the County of Lincolne: And that they be and are hereby impowered to act therein accordingly.

Sheriff of Duresme.

Ordered, That Clement Fulthorpe, Sheriff of the County of Duresme, being mistaken, be made Christofer Fulthorp: And that the Journal Book be amended accordingly.

Sheriffs of Worcester.

Ordered, That Mr. Combes, Sheriff for the County of Worcester, have Leave to live out of the County, at his House in Warwickshire.

Irish Affairs.

A Letter from Sir Hardres Waller, from Lymrick, of the 26th of November 1651, was this Day read.

And a Letter from Thomas Harbert, from Waterford, of the 6th of December 1651, was this Day read.

Ordered, That the Business touching Ireland be resumed, and taken into Consideration on this Day Sevennight, the first Business; nothing to intervene: And that Mr. Speaker do put the House in mind thereof.

Irish Commissioners.

Ordered, That the Salary of One thousand Pounds apiece, formerly ordered to be paid to the Commissioners for the Parliament in Ireland, shall be no longer paid out of the Revenue in Ireland; but that their Salaries shall, for the time to come, be paid out of the Monies for Incidents: And that the Council of State do take Care, that their said respective Salaries be duly paid to them, accordingly.

Dunbarton Castle.

A Letter from Leith in Scotland, from Mr. George Downes of the 30th of December 1651, touching the Surrender of Dunbarton Castle; with the Articles, inclosed, made upon the Rendition thereof; were both this Day read.

Isle of Man.

Resolved, That the Business of the Isle of Man be taken up To-morrow Morning, the first Business.

Ambassy from Holland.

The Lord Commissioner Whitelock reports, from the Council of State, the proceedings of the Lords Ambassadors Extraordinary from the States General of the United Provinces, upon their Address to the Council of State, contained in several Papers; whereof the first was, The Copy of the Commission to the Lords Ambassadors from the High and Mighty Lords the States General of the United Provinces, both in French and English: Which were read: The Second being a Paper delivered into the Council by the Lords Ambassadors, in Latin; with a Translation thereof in English: Which were read.-

Sir Peter Wentworth reports, from the Council of State, a Letter directed to the Lord Mayor of London, from the Lords the States General of the United Provinces, which he suddenly opened; and penning the Contents, he presently sent it sealed up to Mr. Alderman Penington, to present it to the Council: Which Letter was now read.-

Ambassy from Spaine.

The Lord Commissioner Whitelock reports also, from the Council of State, the Proceedings of Don Alonso de Cardenas, the Lord Ambassador from the King of Spaine, upon his Address to the Council of State, contained in several Papers: Which were this Day read.

Reports deferred.

Resolved, That the Debate upon the several Reports now made by the Lord Commissioner Whitelock, be taken up To-morrow Morning, the first Business; nothing to intervene.

Primatt, &c.

The Question being propounded, That it be referred to the Committee, to whom the Petition of Josiah Primatt is committed, to examine concerning the plotting, contriving, printing, and publishing of the said Petition, either before the Time the Petition was exhibited to the Parliament, or since; and who were the Persons that did plot, contrive, print, or did publish the same, either before the Petition so exhibited, or since; and report the whole Matter to the Parliament;

The Question being put, that That Question be now put;

It passed in the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went forth.

Colonel Marten, Tellers for the Noes: 13.
Mr. Westrow, With the Noes,
Colonel Purefoy, Tellers for the Yeas: 41.
Colonel Fielder, With the Yeas,

So it was Resolved, by the Parliament, That it be referred to the Committee to whom the Petition of Josiah Prymatt is committed, to examine concerning the plotting, contriving, printing, and publishing of the said Petition, either before the Time the Petition was exhibited to the Parliament, or since; and who were the Persons that did plot, contrive, print, or did publish the same, either before the Petition so exhibited, or since; and report the whole Matter to the Parliament.