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House of Commons Journal Volume 7
21 November 1653

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 21 November 1653', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 7: 1651-1660 (1802), pp. 353-354. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=24316 Date accessed: 01 October 2014.


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Monday, the 21st of November, 1653.

Appointment of Sheriffs.

RESOLVED, That John Parker Esquire, be discharged of being Sheriff for the County of Surrey for the Year ensuing.

Resolved, upon the Question, by the Parliament, That Henry White, of Putney, Esquire, be, and is hereby, nominated and approved of to be Sheriff of the County of Surrey: And that the Lords Commissioners for the Great Seal of England do issue a Commission to him to be Sheriff of the said County, accordingly.

Resolved, That Symon Bennett Esquire be discharged of being Sheriff for the County of Nottingham, for the Year ensuing.

Resolved, upon the Question, by the Parliament, That Sir Hardolph Westneys be, and is hereby, nominated and approved of to be Sheriff of the County of Nottingham: And that the Lords Commissioners for the Great Seal of England do issue a Commission to him to be Sheriff of the said County, accordingly.

Prisons, &c.

Resolved, That Major Goddard do make his Report from the Committee of Prisons and Prisoners on Saturday next.

Streater's Commitment.

Colonel Jones reports from the Council of State, The Copy of the Warrant by which John Streater was committed by the Council to the Prison of the Gatehouse; as also Copies of the printed Papers, for publishing of which he stands committed; and the Proceedings in the Court of Upper Bench, in order to the Releasing of the said John Streater, to the end, the whole Matter being before the Parliament, such further Order may be given concerning him, as they shall judge fit: Which Copy of the Warrant was now read.

Ordered, That John Streater be, and do stand, committed to the Prison of the Gatehouse, Westminster, in order to his Tryal: And that Mr. Speaker do issue a Warrant for his Commitment, accordingly.

Committee of Petitions.

Ordered, That Friday next be appointed for Reports from the Committee of Petitions.

High Court of Justice.

A Bill intituled, An Act for the Establishing an High Court of Justice, was this Day read the First time.

Resolved, That this Bill be read the Second time: Which was done, accordingly.

The Question being put, That the Clause, in the 14th Line of the Second Folio, beginning with the Words "and Lastly," and ending with the Word "Act," in the 16th Line of the same Folio, shall stand;

It passed in the Negative.

Resolved, That the Blanks in the Bill be filled up.

The Question being propounded, That John Coke Esquire be one of the Commissioners in this Bill;

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

It passed in the Negative.

The Question being propounded, That Mathew Shepeard Esquire be one of the Commissioners in this Bill;

And the Question being put; That this Question be now put;

It passed in the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put; It was

Resolved, That Mathew Shepeard Esquire be one of the Commissioners in this Bill.

Resolved, That Wm. Underwood Alderman of London be one of the Commissioners in this Bill.

Resolved, That John Hayes Esquire be one of the Commissioners in this Bill.

Resolved, That George Langham Esquire be one of the Commissioners in this Bill.

Resolved, That Maurice Thomson Esquire be one of the Commissioners in this Bill.

Resolved, That Richard Shute Esquire be one of the Commissioners in this Bill.

Resolved, That Marke Hildesley Esquire be one of the Commissioners in this Bill.

Resolved, That Thomas Allein Alderman of London be one of the Commissioners in this Bill.

Resolved, That Daniel Taylor Esquire be one of the Commissioners in this Bill.

Resolved, That Edmond Waring Esquire be one of Commissioners in this Bill.

Resolved, That John Blakwell the younger, Esquire, be one of the Commissioners in this Bill.

Resolved, That Nicholas Juxon Esquire be one of the Commissioners in this Bill.

Resolved, That Roger Frith Esquire be one of the Commissioners in this Bill.

Resolved, That Nathaniell Whetham Esquire be one the Commissioners in this Bill.

Resolved, That Edward Cressett Esquire be one of the Commissioners in this Bill.

Resolved, That Ralph Harrison Esquire be one of the Commissioners in this Bill.

Resolved, That Benjamine Valentine Esquire be one of the Commissioners in this Bill.

Resolved, That Wm. Webb Esquire be one of the Commissioners in this Bill.

Resolved, That Owen Row Esquire be one of the Commissioners in this Bill.

Resolved, That Thomas Andrewes Alderman of London be one of the Commissioners in this Bill.

Resolved, That John Hardwicke Esquire be one of the Commissioners in this Bill.

Resolved, That Richard Arnold Esquire be one of the Commissioners in this Bill.

Resolved, That Sir John Thorowgood, of Kinsington, Knight, be one of the Commissioners in this Bill.

Resolved, That Abraham Babington Esquire be one of the Commissioners in this Bill.

Resolved, That Richard Moore Esquire be one of the Commissioners in this Bill.

Resolved, That Edward Whaley Esquire be one of the Commissioners in this Bill.

Resolved, That William Goff Esquire be one of the Commissioners in this Bill.

Resolved, That John Okey Esquire be one of the Commissioners in this Bill.

Resolved, That Thomas Juxon Esquire be one of the Commissioners in this Bill.

Resolved, That Marke Coe Esquire be one of the Commissioners in this Bill.

Resolved, That John Lisle, one of the Lords Commissioners of the Great Seal, be one of the Commissioners in this Bill.

Resolved, That John Bradshaw, Serjeant at Law, be one of the Commissioners in this Bill.

Resolved, That Charles George Cock Esquire be one of the Commissioners in this Bill.

Resolved, That the Quorum shall be Thirteen.

Resolved, That the Time of Continuance of this Act shall be till the First of August 1654.

The Question being put, That this Bill shall be ingrossed;

It passed in the Negative.

And, being put to the Question, passed; and was ordered to be printed and published.