House of Commons Journal Volume 7
28 May 1652

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 28 May 1652', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 7: 1651-1660 (1802), pp. 137. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=24008 Date accessed: 26 October 2014.


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Friday, the 28th of May, 1652.

Prayers.

Weaver's Petition.

THE humble Petition of John Weaver, a Member of Parliament, was this Day read.

The Question being propounded, That this Petition be referred to a Committee;

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

It passed with the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put;

The House was divided.
The Yeas went forth.

Sir John Bourcher, Tellers for the Yeas: 22.
Mr. John Goodwyn, With the Yeas,
Sir John Trevor, Tellers for the Noes: 45.
Mr. Ralegh, With the Noes,

So it passed with the Negative.

Embassy from Denmark.

The House, according to former Order, did this Day take into Consideration the Papers delivered in by the Lords Ambassadors Extraordinary from the King of Denmark.

Resolved, That it be referred to the Council of State, to hear and treat with the Lords Ambassadors Extraordinary from the King of Denmark; and to make Report thereof to the Parliament.

Ordered, That Sir Oliver Fleming, Master of the Ceremonies, do give Notice to the Lords Ambassadors Extraordinary from the King of Denmark, of the last Vote.

Grant to Beck.

Ordered, That Twenty Pounds be given to Margaret Beck, Widow, late the Wife of Nevill Beck, deceased; to the Use of the Child of the said Nevill Beck: And that the Council of State do take Care to see the same forthwith paid her, accordingly.

Transactions with Sweden.

Mr. Scott reports from the Council of State, the Answer to the Paper delivered in to the Commissioners of the Council appointed on that Behalf, by Monsieur Appleboone, Publick Minister of the Queen of Sweden: And also the Answer to the Queen of Sweden's Letter, reported to the Council, from the Committee of foreign Affairs, in Latin and English: Which were this Day read.

Resolved, That this Answer be sent to the Queen of Sweden; and that Mr. Speaker do sign to the same, and seal it with the Seal of the Parliament: And that the usual Style of the Queen of Sweden be therein inserted.

Resolved, That this be the Answer that the Council of State do give to the Paper, delivered in to the Commissioners of the Council by Monsieur Appleboone, Publick Minister of the Queen of Sweden.

Relief of Tenants.

Ordered, That on Friday next, the Bill for Relief of well-affected Tenants against malignant Landlords, be reported.

Loddington Petition.

Ordered, That the Petition of the distressed Inhabitants of Loddington, in the County of Leicester, be read on Friday next.

Irish Affairs.

The House this Day resumed the Debate touching the Settlement of Ireland.

The House being informed, That Captain John Vernon was at the Door;

He was called in: And, being come to the Bar, did inform the House, how the State of Affairs stood in Ireland at the Making of the Articles with the Province of Lemster, and others: And was after commanded to withdraw.

Resolved, by the Parliament, That Captain John Vernon have One hundred Pounds given him, to bear his Charges.

Ordered, That the Council of State do take Care forthwith to see the said One hundred Pounds paid to the said Captain John Vernon, or his Assigns, accordingly.

Resolved, That the Debate be adjourned until Tuesday Morning next.

The House, according to former Order, adjourned itself to Tuesday Morning next, Eight of Clock.