House of Commons Journal Volume 7
16 October 1654


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'House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 16 October 1654', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 7: 1651-1660 (1802), pp. 376. URL: Date accessed: 24 November 2014.


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Monday, the 16th of October, 1654.


Settling the Government.

RESOLVED, That the Grand Committee of the whole House touching the Government do sit as formerly, according to former Votes; and proceed as formerly, according to the former Directions.

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, the Desire of the said Grand Committee, That the House would give Leave that the Committee may sit again To-morrow Morning.

Resolved, That the House be resolved into a Committee of the whole House To-morrow Morning, upon the Government, according to former Order.

Collection on Fast Day.

Ordered, That the Serjeant at Arms attending the Parliament, do pay over to the Churchwardens of the Church of Margarett's Westminster, the Monies collected in the House on Wednesday last, being the Fast Day, to be disposed of for Relief of the Poor: And that the Acquittance of the Churchwardens shall be a Discharge unto the Serjeant for the same.