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House of Commons Journal Volume 7
28 September 1653


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'House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 28 September 1653', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 7: 1651-1660 (1802), pp. 325-326. URL: Date accessed: 21 November 2014.


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Wednesday, the 28th of September, 1653.

Equality in Taxes.

THE House was this Day, according to former Order, resolved into a Grand Committee, upon the Debate, formerly in the House, touching Equality in Taxes.

Mr. Sadler was called to the Chair.

Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.

Mr. Sadler reports from the Grand Committee, that That Committee hath adjourned till this Day Sevennight; and desire the Leave of the House, that the Grand Committee may sit then.

The Question being put, That the House be resolved into a Grand Committee on this Day Sevennight, upon this Debate; and that Mr. Speaker do then forbear to take the Chair;

It passed in the Negative.

Resolved, That the House be resolved into a Grand Committee on this Day Fortnight, upon the Debate touching Equality of Cases: And that Mr. Speaker do then forbear to take the Chair.

High Court of Justice.

The Question being put, That the Bill for the High Court of Justice, be reported To-morrow Morning;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went forth.

Mr. Broughton, Tellers for the Yeas: 28.
Mr. Bowtell, With the Yeas,
Mr. Squibb, Tellers for the Noes: 32.
Mr. Barebone, With the Noes,

So it passed in the Negative.

Leave of Absence.

Resolved, That Colonel Mountague have Leave to go into the Country for a Fortnight.

Petition from Southampton.

The House being informed, that there were divers Gentlemen of Hampshire at the Door;

They were called in: And being come to the Bar, after a short Preamble, they presented a Petition: Which, after they were withdrawn, was read; and was intituled, The humble Petition of many of the Well-affected of the County of Southampton, and Town and County thereof.

The Petitioners were again called in: And Mr. Speaker, by Command of the House, did return them this Answer: That the House doth give Thanks to them for their good Affections to the Parliament; and that the Business of the Petition is now under Consideration: And that the House will do therein as God shall direct them.

Hullenberch's &c. Nat.

Resolved, That a Bill be brought in for naturalizing Philip Hullenberch, Charles Gootens, John Rossett, John Hullenberch, David de Maecht, and Paul Vandensteen: And that Sir Gilbert Pickering, Mr. Sadler, Sir Anthony Ashley Cooper, Mr. Strickland, Mr. Carew, Colonel Sidenham, Alderman Titchborne, Alderman Ireton, Mr. Clark, Mr. Barbone, or any Three of them, are to prepare a Bill for that Purpose; and present it to the House.

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

Resolved, That it be referred to the same Committee, to put in the Names of the Children of Mr. John Tracy; and also the Names of the Children of Mr. Henry Lawrence, and Mr. Philip Nye, into this Bill, to be naturalized.