Friday, the 7th
of May, 1652.
SIR Gilbert Pickering reports, from the Committee of
plundered Ministers, That, forasmuch as many Cases
are at present depending before this Committee, upon
Charges of Scandal against several Ministers, who have
and do plead the late Act of General Pardon and Oblivion in their Defence; It is
Ordered, That Sir Gilbert Pickering and Mr. Carew, or
either of them, do, and they are desired to, report the
same to the Parliament the first Opportunity; to the End
that the further Sense of the House may be had concerning the same.
The House according to former Order, did this Day
take into Consideration, how the House may be supplied
Sitting of this Parliament.
Resolved, That the Grand Committee upon the Act
for setting a certain Time for the Sitting of this Parliament, and providing for successive Parliaments, be revived.
Resolved, That the House be resolved into a Grand
Committee on that Bill, on Wednesday next.
Petition from Cambridge.
Resolved, That this Day Sevennight be appointed for
the reading the Petition of the Gentlemen of Cambridge.
Resolved, That, on this Day Sevennight, the House
do take into Consideration the Report this Day made
from the Committee of plundered Ministers.
The House, according to former Order, adjourned
itself to Tuesday Morning next, Eight of Clock.