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House of Commons Journal Volume 7
12 November 1656


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'House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 12 November 1656', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 7: 1651-1660 (1802), pp. 453. URL: Date accessed: 23 November 2014.


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Wednesday, the 12th of November, 1656.

Sequestered Parsonages.

ORDERED, That the Committee to whom the Bill for Sequestered Parsonages is referred, do meet To-morrow Morning at Eight of Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber: And that Mr. Moody and Mr. Arthur Upton be added to that Committee.

Court of Wards.

Mr. Robinson reports Amendments to the Bill for taking away the Court of Wards: Which were twice read.

Resolved, That the Debate upon this Report, be taken up To-morrow Morning.

Confirming Sales.

Ordered, That the Bill for Confirmation of Sales be read the first Time To-morrow Morning.

Union with Scotland.

The House, according to former Order, was this Day resolved into a Grand Committee, upon the Bill for Uniting Scotland into one Commonwealth with England.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.

Mr. Bampfeild took the Chair.

Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.

Mr. Bampfeild reports the Desire of the said Committee, That the House will be pleased to give them Liberty to sit on this Bill on Saturday Morning next.

Resolved, That, on Saturday Morning next, the House be resolved into a Grand Committee of the whole House upon the Bill for Uniting Scotland into one Commonwealth with England.