Friday, the 20th of August, 1652.
Engagement with Dutch.
THE Lord Commissioner Whitelock reports from the
Council of State, what Intelligence they have received touching an Engagement between the Fleet under
Sir George Ayskue and the Dutch, begun on Monday last,
about Three of the Clock.
The House this Day resumed the Debate upon the
Amendments to the Additional Bill for Sale of several
Lands and Estates forfeited to the Commonwealth, for
Treason: Which Amendments were twice read; and
several of them, upon the Question, agreed.
The Question being propounded, to agree to the Proviso in the Amendments, for cutting off all Reversions and
Remainders upon Estates-Tails, which the Traitors, in this
Bill named, could have docqued by Fine or Recovery;
The House was divided.
The Yeas went forth.
|Sir Peter Wentworth,
||Tellers for the Yeas:
|Sir Henry Mildmay,
||With the Yeas,
||Tellers for the Noes:
||With the Noes,
So it passed with the Affirmative.
The next Proviso, in the Fourth Page of the First
Sheet, was, upon the Question, agreed.
Resolved, That the Clause in the Amendments, touching
the Proviso for forfeiting Powers of Revocation, be recommitted to the same Committee: And that they sit
this Afternoon, and so de die in diem; with Power to send
for, and confer with, any Persons, for their Information
in and about this Bill: And that it be brought in on
Tuesday Morning next.
Ordered, That the Act for Articles be read on Thursday Morning next.
Ordered, That the Instructions and Act for stating the
Accompts of the Officers in Ireland, be reported on Tuesday Morning next, the First Business; nothing to intervene.
The House, according to former Order, adjourned
itself to Tuesday Morning next, Eight of Clock.