House of Commons Journal Volume 7
15 July 1652

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 15 July 1652', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 7: 1651-1660 (1802), pp. 154. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=24035 Date accessed: 28 November 2014.


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Thursday, the 15th of July, 1652.

Prayers.

Commissioners of Assessments.

ORDERED, That Thomas Bateman, Alderman of Reding, and Joseph Claver Gentleman, be added Commissioners for the monthly Assessments, in the County of Berks; and that they be impowered to act as Commissioners accordingly.

Forfeited Estates.

The House this Day resumed the Debate upon the Amendments to the Bill for Sale of the Lands and Estates of several Persons forfeited to the Commonwealth for Treason.

Resolved, That the Name of Thomas Jefferson of Hexham, be inserted into this Bill.

Resolved, That the Name of Philip Jefferson of Hexham, be inserted into this Bill.

Resolved, That the Name of John Lawson be inserted into this Bill.

Resolved, That the Name of Francis Orbe of SuttonGrange be inserted into this Bill.

Resolved, That the Name of Sir Edward Ratcliff be inserted into this Bill.

Resolved, That the Name of Thomas Rotherford of Rootchester, be inserted into this Bill.

The humble Petition of William Swinborne Esquire was this Day read.

The Question being put, That the Name of William Swinborn Esquire be inserted into this Bill;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went forth.

Sir John Danvers, Tellers for the Yeas: 21.
Colonel Morley, With the Yeas,
Colonel Marten, Tellers for the Noes: 23.
Sir Wm. Constable, With the Noes,

So it passed with the Negative.

Resolved, That the Name of George Thurlwaies be inserted into this Bill.

The humble Petition of John Thorneton an Infant, Son and Heir of Sir Nicholas Thornton of Netherwitton in the County of Cumberland, Knight, was this Day read.

Resolved, That it be referred to a Committee to consider of the most effectual Ways and Means, how Money may be raised most speedily by this Bill; and report it to the House; Viz. to Major Salwey, Alderman Allein, Mr. Robinson, Sir Arthure Hesilrige, Mr. Holland, Mr. James Ash, Mr. Strickland, Mr. Hallowes, Colonel Bennett, Major-General Harrison, Mr. Say, Colonel Downes, Sir James Harrington, Colonel Fielder, Mr. Cawley, Mr. Gratwick, Mr. Weaver, Sir Gilbert Pickering, Lord General, Major Martin, Mr. Nevill, Mr. Robert Goodwyn, Colonel Morley, Mr. Westrow, Sir John Danvers, Mr. Corbett, Colonel Marten, Mr. Carew, Mr. Edward Ash, Mr. Rawley, Mr. Gurdon, Colonel Fenwick, Alderman Atkins, Mr. Heys, Sir William Strickland; or any Five of them: And Major Salwey, Alderman Allein, Mr. Say, and Mr. Corbett, to take care of it: And this Committee are to meet this Afternoon, at Two of Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber; and to report it to the House on Tuesday next.

Fowke's Petition.

The Question being put, That the Petition of Alderman Fowke be now read;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went forth.

Lord General, Tellers for the Yeas: 21.
Major Gen. Harrison, With the Yeas,
Colonel Morley, Tellers for the Noes: 21.
Colonel Sydney, With the Noes,

Mr. Speaker declared himself for the Yeas.

So it was Resolved, That the Petition of Alderman Fowke be now read.

The said Petition was now read accordingly; and was intituled, The humble Petition of John Fowke of London, Alderman.

East India Company.

The humble Petition of the present Members, the Governors, and Company of Merchants of London, trading into the East-Indies, was this Day read.

Resolved, That the Debate upon these Petitions be adjourned until To-morrow Sevennight; and that the Committee to whom the Business touching Alderman Fowke is referred, do then report to the Parliament their Proceedings therein; and that the said Committee do meet this Afternoon.