Tuesday, the 4th of November, 1656.
A BILL for enabling of William Milward, Esquire,
to sell Part of his Lands, for Payment of his Debts,
was this Day read the First time; and, upon the Question, ordered to be read the Second time on Monday
Ordered, That the Bill for raising Money for the
Maintenance of the Ministers of Great Yarmouth, be
read on Thursday Morning next.
Ordered, That a Committee be appointed to prepare
and bring in a Bill for raising Maintenance for Ministers
in such Cities; Corporations, and Market-Towns, where
Maintenance is wanting: Viz. to Mr. Bampfeild, Mr.
Aldworth, Major-General Whaley, Colonel Rous, Mr.
Crooke, Mr. Fowell, Mr. Buller, Mr. Harvey, Mr. Sheild,
Mr. Bedford, Lord Commissioner Whitelock: And are
to meet this Afternoon, at Two of the Clock, in the
Thanks to Gen. Mountague.
Notice being taken, That General Mountague, one of
the Generals at Sea, being lately returned from Sea with
the Spanish Prizes, was come into the House, he being
returned to be a Member; It was
Resolved, That Thanks be given from this House to
General Mountague, for his great and good Services done
for this Commonwealth at Sea.
Mr. Speaker did give him the Thanks of the House,
Members to attend.
Resolved, That the Lords Commissioners of the Great
Seal, the Chief Justice Baron Parker, and the rest of the
Members of this House, that are in Westminster Hall,
be sent for, to attend the Service of the House.
And the Serjeant was sent, with the Mace, for them
An Act against Vagrants, and wandering, idle, dissolute
Persons, was this Day read the Second time; and, upon
the Question, committed to the Committee that brought
it in: And that Alderman Pack, Mr. Robinson, Sir
Thomas Wroth, and Alderman Foote, be added to that
Union with Scotland.
A Bill for Uniting of Scotland into one Commonwealth
with England, was this Day read the Second time; and,
upon the Question, committed to a Committee of the
whole House; to sit on Friday Morning, at Nine of the