House of Commons Journal Volume 7
6 October 1656

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 6 October 1656', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 7: 1651-1660 (1802), pp. 434-435. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=24469 Date accessed: 24 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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Monday, the 6th of October, 1656.

Banishing Burbridge, &c.

COLONEL Shapcott reports from the Committee for Prisoners condemned for Treason, &c. The humble Petition of John Burbridge, now Prisoner in Northampton; The humble Petition of Robert Busby, now Prisoner in Northampton: Whereof the Committee having taken Consideration, upon the Question, whether any thing did appear to that Committee to extenuate the Crime of the Petitioners, or either of them; it was Resolved in the Negative: Which was ordered to be reported without any other Opinion.

He also reporteth, The humble Petition of Wm. Roome, Gentleman: And that the Committee are of Opinion, That the Substance of the said Petition is Truth; and that the said William Roome is a Person capable of Mercy for Life only, and fit to be banished.

Resolved, That John Burbidg be banished out of this Commonwealth.

Ordered, That Robert Busby be banished out of this Commonwealth.

Ordered, That William Roome is a Person capable of Mercy, for Life only; and that he be banished out of this Commonwealth.

Ordered, That this Banishment be perpetual; and that Security be given, that they shall not return: And that it be referred to the same Committee, to take the Security: And that his Highness the Lord Protector be moved to grant a Reprieve to the said Persons, in the mean time.

Serjeant at Arms.

Resolved, That the Serjeant at Arms, attending this House, or his Deputies, do attend the several Committees of Parliament, in the Places where they are appointed to sit: And that all Persons who have the Custody of those Rooms, shall permit them to attend there accordingly.

Leave of Absence.

Resolved, That Mr. Luttrell have Leave to go into the Country, for Three Weeks.

Committees.

Resolved, That the Serjeant at Arms, attending this House, do take Care, that the several Committees of Parliament be supplied with Pen, Ink, Paper, Fire, and Candles, and other Necessaries, as there shall be Occasion.

Tanturier's, &c. Nat.

An Act for naturalizing of Florentine Tanturier, and others, was this Day read the Second time: And upon the Question, committed to Mr. Bond, Mr. Hoskins, Mr. Robinson, Mr. Nowell, Colonel John Jones, Lord Commissioner Fiennes, Mr. Solicitor-General, Mr. Lloyd, Mr. Downing, Master of the Rolls, Sir John Trevor, Colonel Phil. Jones, Mr. Recorder, Major Beak, Sir Tho. Honeywood, Captain Crofts, Captain Nicholas, Mr. Attorney of the Duchy, Colonel Bethell, Mr. Ashe, Major Burton, Mr. Church, Alderman Foote, Lord Strickland, Major-General Howard, Mr. Beamont, Captain Fiennes, Captain Hatsell, Major-General Lilborne, Mr. Francis Bacon, Colonel Fitz-James, Mr. Hildesley, Major-General Whaley, Mr. Gorges, Sir Christofer Pack, Mr. Hussey, Mr. Lister, Mr. Upton, Colonel Shapcott, Mr. Berkley, Mr. Berker, Major-General Goff, Mr. Dickenson, Major-General Boteler, Mr. Bankes, Mr. Dunch, Colonel Grosvenor, Mr. Alsopp, Major Saunders.

The Question being propounded, That all the Merchants of the House be of that Committee;

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

It passed in the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put; It was

Resolved, That all the Merchants of the House be of that Committee: And this Committee are to meet at Two of the Clock this Afternoon, in the Duchy-Chamber.

Mr. Bond moves to insert Mary Barnes, Wife of Thomas Russel Gentleman, is the Parish of St. Martin's, Ludgete.

Ordered, That her Name be added into this Bill.

Ordered, That Peter Vasham, Professor of Physick, in Shrewsbury, be inserted into this Bill.

Ordered, That Thomas, Catharine, and Levina, Children of Captain * Whitston, be inserted into this Bill.

Ordered, That Frederick Losse, of Dorchester in the County of Dorset, Professor in Physick, be inserted into this Bill.

Ordered, That Andrew Wanley, Valentine Wanley, David Collivaux, Philip Jago, Gentlemen, be inserted into this Bill.

Ordered, That Thomas Michaell, of the County of Anglesey, Gentleman, be inserted into this Bill.

Ordered, That Clundius Gilbert, of Limbrick in Ireland, be inserted into this Bill.

Ordered, That Frederick Shloler, Minister of the Gospel, at Lancton, in the County of Dorset, be inserted into this Bill.

Ordered, That Harman Barnes, of the Strand in Middlesex, Gunsmith, be inserted into this Bill.

Ordered, That Major Sedascue, a German, living in Westminster, a Protestant, be inserted into this Bill.

Ordered, That Ludowick de Burgoine, alias Lambmont, Doctor of Physic, be inserted into this Bill.

Ordered, That Theodore Hoffe, Doctor of Physick, be inserted into this Bill.

And their Names were inserted, accordingly.

Merchant Adventurers.

Ordered, That the Business now in Debate, concerning the Company of Merchant Adventurers, be referred to the Committee of Trade.

Leave of Absence.

Resolved, That Captain Fox have Leave to go into the Country.

Resolved, That Mr. How have Leave to go into the Country, for Three Weeks.