House of Commons Journal Volume 7
7 January 1652

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 7 January 1652', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 7: 1651-1660 (1802), pp. 64. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=23927 Date accessed: 02 September 2014.


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Wednesday, the7th of January, 1651.

Prayers.

Ambassy from Holland.

THE House, according to former Order, took into Debate the Report from the Council of State, of the Papers delivered in to the said Council, by the Lords Ambassadors Extraordinary from the States General of the United Provinces.

Resolved, That it be referred to the Council of State, to treat with the Lords Ambassadors Extraordinary from the High and Mighty Lords the States General of the United Provinces.

Resolved, That Sir Oliver Fleming, Master of the Ceremonies, do communicate to the Lords Ambassadors Extraordinary of the States General of the United Provinces, this Resolution of the Parliament, by delivering unto their Lordships a Copy thereof.

Letter read.

A Letter from the Lords the States General of the United Provinces of the Low Countries, dated at the Hague the 15th of December 1651, was this Day read.

Resolved, That this Letter be referred to the Council of State:

Transactions with Spaine.

The House, according to former Order, took into Consideration the Report from the Council of State, of the Papers delivered in to the Council, from the Lord Ambassador from the King of Spaine.

The first Paper being read;

Resolved, That this Paper be referred back to the Council of State, and that they be injoined to insist with the Lord Ambassador from the King of Spaine, on the Demand of Justice, for the Murder of Mr. Ascham, the Parliament's Agent to the said King.