Thursday, the 6th of November, 1656.
AN Act for raising Money for the Maintenance of the
Ministers of Great Yarmouth, was this Day read
the First time; and, upon the Question, ordered to be
read the Second time on Tuesday Morning next.
Court of Wards.
Mr. Robinson reports Amendments to the Bills for taking
away the Court of Wards: Which were twice read.
The Question being propounded, That this Bill be recommitted;
And the Question being put, That this Question be
The House was divided.
The Noes went forth.
||Tellers for the Noes:
||With the Noes,|
||Tellers for the Yeas:
|Sir John Reynolds,
||With the Yeas,
So it passed in the Affirmative.
And the main Question being put, That this Bill be
re-committed; It was
Resolved, That this Bill be re-committed: And that
Mr. Crook, Col. Howard, Sir Richard Onslow, Sir Wm.
Strickland, Sir Gilbert Pickering, Mr. Lucy, Colonel
Welden, Major Aston, Mr. West, Mr. Ash, Mr. Brewster,
be added to this Committee: And they are to meet on
Saturday in the Afternoon, at Two of the Clock, in the
Inner Court of Wards.
Ordered, That the Account appointed by an Order of
the Five-and-twentieth of October last to be brought in
this Day, in reference to the Spanish War, and the Charge
thereof, and the Reports from the Committees touching
the same, be made To-morrow Morning; and that the
Debate thereupon be then taken up, the first Business.
Union with Scotland.
Ordered, That the House be resolved into a Grand
Committee, upon the Bill touching the Union with
Scotland, on Saturday next.
Courts at Yorke.
Ordered, That the Bill for setting up Courts at Yorke,
be read a Second time on Saturday Morning next.
Mr. Attorney of the Duchy reports Amendments to
the Bill for enabling Robert Peyton and Algernon Peyton
his Brother to sell a Part of their Lands, for Payment of
their Debts: Which Amendments were twice read.
And the Question being put, To agree with the
Amendments, notwithstanding the Lunacy of the said
It passed with the Affirmative.
And the rest of the Amendments, being put to the
Question, were assented unto.
And the said Bill, so amended, was, upon the
Question, ordered to be ingrossed.
Ordered, That the Committee, to whom the Act to
take away Customary Oaths, was referred, be revived;
and that they sit this Afternoon, at Two of the Clock,
in the Court of Wards.