Tuesday, the 14th of October, 1656.
Leave of Absence.
ORDERED, That Colonel Blake have Leave to
go into the Country for Three Weeks.
Manner of Addresses.
The Lord Chief Justice Glynne reports from the Committee, to whom the Manner of Addresses to his Highness
for passing Bills was referred, Several Resolutions of that
Committee: And thereupon, It was
Resolved, by the Parliament, That when a Bill is agreed
unto by the Parliament, there shall be entered, on the
Top of the Bill, on the further Side thereof, from the
Margin, these Words; viz. "Let this Bill be presented
to the Lord Protector, for his Consent."
Resolved, by the Parliament, where there be any Schedules or Provisoes annexed to the Bills, the Entry on the
Top to be in these Words; viz. "Let this Bill, with the
Schedules annexed, be presented to the Lord Protector,
for his Consent."
Resolved, When a Bill is presented to the Lord Protector for his Consent, and the Lord Protector shall
not give his Consent, at that Time, then the Clerk of the
Parliament shall enter upon the Bill, the Day of the
Month, and the Year of our Lord when the same is presented, in these Words; viz. "Presented the
Day of in the Year of our Lord."
Resolved, by the Parliament, That when the Lord
Protector shall come to the Painted Chamber, about the
Passing of Bills, Notice shall be given thereof unto the
Parliament, by such Serjeant at Arms as the Lord Protector shall appoint.
Resolved, In case of the Lord Protector's Absence or
Sickness, the Lord Protector may give his Consent, by
Commission under the Great Seal, mutatis mutandis.
Ordered, That on this Day Sevennight Colonel White
do bring in a Bill for preventing the making of Malt at
War with Spain.
The House this Day took up the Debate touching the
Spanish War, and the Assistance therein, according to an
Order on Thursday last.-
Colonel Sidenham reports an Account of the Particulars both of the present publick Debts, on the Account of
the Navy, Army, and the Charges of carrying on the
War with Spain.
Resolved, That the House do proceed in this Debate,
on Friday Morning next: And that the House be then
resolved into a Grand Committee upon this Business.-
Ordered, That the Account touching the Debt to the
Navy, the Debt to the Army, and the Debt for carrying
on the Government, be brought in on Friday Morning
War with Spaine.
Ordered, That the Declaration, setting forth the Grounds
of the War against Spaine, be brought in by the Committee, on Thursday Morning next.
Manner of Addresses
Ordered, That the same Committee, who brought in
the Report touching the Manner of Addresses to his
Highness the Lord Protector with Bills, do attend his
Highness, with the Resolves of this House touching the
same, this Afternoon: And they are to meet at Four of
the Clock this Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber.
Ordered, That the preparing of a Narrative, setting
forth the Grounds of the Thanksgiving, on the 5th of
November, be referred to the same Committee to whom
the former Narrative was referred, to bring in the same,
with all Speed.
Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Business
touching Attorneys is referred, have Power to send for
Papers, Parties, Witnesses, and Records.
There being Motion made for some further Power to
be given to the Committee to whom the Business of
Attorneys was referred, Leave was asked, by several
Members of the House, to speak against the Clause of
the Order made Yesterday, touching the Abuse in Lords
of Manors, and Liberties, and their Stewards.
Resolved, That Leave be given to the Members of the
House to speak against that Clause of the Vote.
Resolved, That these Words, "in Lords of Manors
and Liberties, and" be left out of the said Vote made
Resolved, That in the same Vote these Words, "of
Lords of Manors, and" be inserted next after the Word