December 1653

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House of Commons Journal Volume 7
1 December 1653


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'House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 1 December 1653', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 7: 1651-1660 (1802), pp. 361. URL: Date accessed: 28 November 2014.


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Thursday, the 1st of December, 1653.

Correspondence with Norway.

MR. Lawrence reports from the Council of State, Letters of Safeguard to the Prince Frederick, Heir of Norway, Duke of Sletia, Holstein, &c.: Which were now read in Latin and English, and agreed; and Mr. Speaker ordered to sign the same; and that it be sealed with the Seal of the Parliament.

Presentations to Benefices.

Ordered, That the Bill touching taking away the Right of Patrons to present, be read on Tuesday Morning next, the first Business; nothing to intervene.

Person to be examined.

Ordered, That Sir Wm. Roberts and Mr. Squib, do withdraw; and examine the Person who stood at the Door with a naked Knife.


Resolved, That there be a Bill brought in for continuing the Duty of Excise, according to the Rates already voted, for a time: And the same Committee are to do That who brought in the former Bill.