Monday, 25 September, 1654.
Recognition of Government.
A BILL appointing a Recognition of the Government,
to be subscribed by Members of Parliament, was this
Day the Second time read; and, upon the Question, committed to Mr. Stephens, Mr. Long, Mr. Lechmere, Mr.
Hoskins, Mr. Thistlethwaite, Mr. Parker, Mr. Foxwist,
Colonel Fines, Lord Broghill, Captain Stone, Colonel
Hill, Sir Robert Pye, Mr. Hooper, Colonel Whetham,
Captain Fawconberge, Mr. How, Colonel Norton, Colonel
Bridges, Colonel Ireland, Colonel Wilton, Mr. Gorges,
Colonel Mackworth, Mr. Hobart, Colonel Jones, Mr. Holt,
Commissary-General Whalley, Mr. Recorder of London,
Lord Commissioner Whitlock, Mr. Price, Sir John Hobart,
Mr. Young, Sir Wm. Boteler, Mr. Stainings, Colonel
Beaumont, Colonel Standish, Mr. Launce, Mr. Fryer,
Colonel Baines, Lieutenant-Colonel Worsley, Sir Thomas
Rous, Colonel Goffe, Mr. Yorke, Mr. Pury, Lord
Lambert: And this Committee are to meet at Two of
the Clock this Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber.
Resolved, That the Ordinance for ejecting scandalous,
ignorant, and insufficient Ministers and Schoolmasters,
be committed to a Committee, to consider both of the
Powers and the Persons therein: Viz. Mr. Lechmere,
Colonel Harvey, Mr. Church, Lord Broghill, Mr. Recorder,
Mr. Thistlethwait, Colonel Fines, Mr. Guys, Major Puller,
Lord H. Cromwell, Sir Jo. Hobart, Colonel Wilton, Mr.
Hoskins, Mr. Gwyn, Mr. How, Colonel Wastle, Sir Wm.
Strickland, Mr. Gorge, Mr. Staynings, Mr. Dunch, Lord
Eure, Colonel Twisleton, Colonel Crompton, Colonel
Bethel, Sir Robert King, Colonel Tempest, Major General
Desborow, Colonel Ireland, Colonel Whetham, Colonel
Madrin, Major Porter, Colonel Bright, Colonel Russell,
Mr. Ro. Fenwick, Earl of Stamford, Colonel Carter, Mr.
Pury, Mr. Badger, Sir G. Pickering, Mr. Bainton, Mr.
Norden, Mr. Trevor, Mr. Carter, Colonel Bridges, Sir
Robert Pye, Colonel Fitz-James, Colonel Mathews, Mr.
Thelwall, Sir Ch. Wolsley, Mr. Foxwist, Colonel Barkstead, Mr. Serjeant Glynn, Major General Skippon,
Colonel Baynes, Mr. Southby, Colonel Lassells, Colonel
Hill, Mr. Rous, Sir W. Roberts, Sir Rich Lucy, Captain
Fawconberge, Captain Howard, Mr. Marten, Colonel
Fry, Mr. Bedford, Mr. Williams, Commissary-General
Whaley, Mr. James Ash, Mr. Purefoy, Colonel Ingoldsby,
Mr. Price, Mr. Smith, Mr. Vaughan, Sir Eras. Philips,
Mr. Bentley, Colonel Goffe, Colonel Norton, LieutenantColonel Dawkins, Mr. Thomas, Lieutenant-Colonel Kelsey, Mr. Secretary Thurlo, Mr. Bastard, Mr. Hildesley,
Mr. Ellis, Colonel Fowke, Lieutenant-Colonel Worsley,
Sir Wm. Boteler, Colonel Mackworth, Mr. Young, Mr.
Pitts, Mr. Ernley, Mr. Cleypoole, Mr. Lance, Colonel
Jones, Sir W. Doyley, Sir Richard Everard: And all
that come to have Voices: And this Committee are to
meet this Afternoon, at Two of the Clock, in the StarChamber.
Settling the Government.
The House, according to former Order, was resolved
into a Committee of the whole House, upon the Government.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Hoskins was called to the Chair.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Mr. Hoskins reports from the Committee, their Desire,
That the House would give them Leave to sit again Tomorrow Morning, upon the Government, according to
Resolved, That the House be resolved into a Committee,
To-morrow Morning, of the whole House, to proceed upon
the Government, according to former Order.