House of Commons Journal Volume 7
16 March 1653

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 16 March 1653', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 7: 1651-1660 (1802), pp. 268. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=24178 Date accessed: 17 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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Wednesday, the 16th of March, 1652.

Prayers.

Sitting of Parliament.

THE House resumed the Debate upon the Amendments to the Bill for setting a certain Time for the Sitting of this present Parliament; and providing for future Parliaments.

The Question being put, That the House doth agree, that the Borough of Quinborough have one;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went forth.

Earl of Salisbury, Tellers for the Yeas: 19.
Sir Mich. Livesey, With the Yeas,
Sir Wm. Masham, Tellers for the Noes: 19.
Mr. Ralegh, With the Noes,

Mr. Speaker declared his Vote with the Yeas. And so it was

Resolved, That the House doth agree, That the Borough of Queenborough have One;

Resolved, That there be but One for the Town of Northampton.

Resolved, That the County of Northampton have Six.

Resolved, That the Borough of Woodstock have One.

Resolved, That the Word "Six," for the County of Oxon, be made "Five."

Resolved, That the Town of Newcastle upon Tyne have One.

Resolved, That the Word "Four," for the County of Stafford, be made "Three."

The Question being put, That the Borough of Andever have One;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went forth.

Sir Michael Livesey, Tellers for the Yeas: 10.
Sir Tho. Wroth, With the Yeas,
Sir Arth. Hesilrig, Tellers for the Noes: 29.
Sir John Danvers, With the Noes,

So it passed with the Negative.

Resolved, That the Word "One" for Southampton, be made "Two."

Resolved, That the Debate upon the Amendments to this Bill, be taken up on this Day Sevennight, the first Business; nothing to intervene.