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House of Commons Journal Volume 7
22 November 1656

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 22 November 1656', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 7: 1651-1660 (1802), pp. 457-458. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=24507 Date accessed: 30 July 2014.


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Saturday, the 22d of November, 1656.

Gloucester Cathedral.

AN Act for settling the Cathedral or College Church of Gloucester upon the Mayor and Burgesses of the City of Glocester, and their Successors, was this Day read the Second time; and, upon the Question, committed to General Disbrow, Master of the Rolls, Captain Baines, Colonel Rous, Mr. Pury, Sir John Reynolds, Lord Richard Cromwell, Mr. Butler, Captain Mason, Major Burton, Colonel Shapcott, Colonel Blake, Mr. Robinson, Captain Neast, Mr. Collins, Mr. Crofts: And are to meet this Afternoon, at Two of the Clock, in the Inner Court of Wards.

Johnson's Bequests.

A Bill for Settlement of a Rent-Charge of One hundred Pounds per Ann. to be issuing out of the Manors and Lands of Samuell Johnson Esquire, for Maintenance of Sixteen Scholars in several Colleges in the University of Cambridge, in pursuance of the Gift of Robert Johnson, was this Day read the Second time; and, upon the Question, committed to the Committee for the Bill for Gloucester: And that Colonel Cock, Mr. Stone, Mr. Hely, Mr. Bampfeild, Mr. Sheild, Mr. Heldisley, Mr. Cobb, Colonel Purefoy, Major General Kelsey, Mr. Reynells, be added to this Committee: And they are to meet on this Business on Tuesday next, at Two of the Clock, in the Inner Court of Wards.

A Bill for Settlement of a Rent-Charge of 100£, per Ann. to be issuing out of the Manors and Lands of Samuell Johnson Esquire, for Maintenance of Sixteen Scholars in several Colleges in the University of Cambridge, in pursuance of the Gift of Robert Johnson, was this Day read the Second time; and, upon the Question, committed to the Committee for the Bill for Gloucester: And that Colonel Cock, Mr. Stone, Mr. Hely, Mr. Bampfeild, Mr. Sheild, Mr. Hildesley, Mr. Cobb, Colonel Purefoy, Major General Kelse, Mr. Reynolds, be added to this Committee: And they are to meet on this Business on Tuesday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Inner Court of Wards.

Civil Law.

The humble Petition of the Doctors of the Civil Law, on Behalf of themselves and their Profession, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, committed to Sir John Reynolds, Colonel Rous, Colonel Cock, Lord Rich. Cromwell, Major Audley, Captain Hatsell, Mr. Drake, Master of the Rolls, Mr. Bampfeild, Lord Commissioner Whitelock, Mr. Butler, Mr. Quarles, Mr. Richard Lucy, Mr. Foxwell, Major General Kelsey, Mr. Rolls, Colonel Fitch, General Disbrow, Mr. Beak, Colonel Blake, Colonel John Clerk, Major Wagstaff, Mr. Heley, Major General Berry, Mr. John Clark, Colonel Shapcott, Lord Lambert, Sir Francis Russell, Sir Richard Onsloe, Mr. Pedley, Sir Wm. Strickland, Mr. Bedford, Doctor Clergis: And are to meet on Tuesday next, in the Exchequer Chamber, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon.

Perpetuanas, &c.

Ordered, That the Bill for Regulation of Perpetuanas be read on Tuesday Morning, the first Business.

Proceedings concerning John Cole.

The humble Petition and Appeal of George Rodney, and Sarah his Wife, Plaintiffs, against John Cole, and others, Defendants; together with the humble Remonstrance and Appeal of George Rodney, and Sarah his Wife, Plaintiffs, against John Cole, and others, Defendants; was this Day read.

The said George Rodney, and Sarah his Wife, were called in to the Bar: And, being come, and shewed their Names subscribed to the Petition and Remonstrance, they did each of them acknowledge their Names to be subscribed, and did justify all the Matters therein contained.

Ordered, That the said Petition and Remonstrance be committed to Mr. Bampfeild, Colonel Edward, Mr. Bodurda, Mr. Robinson, Lord Commissioner Whitelock, Master of the Rolls, Major General Whaley, Sir Gilbert Pickering, Mr. Pury, Doctor Clergis, Major Audley, Mr. Harvey, Mr. Drake, Lord Eure, Mr. Cromwell, Lord Richard Cromwell, Colonel Winthrop, Mr. Butler, Mr. Thomas Mackworth, Lord Cockram, Mr. Carey, Mr. Attorney of the Duchy, Mr. Stone, Mr. Cole, Mr. Lawrence, Sir Sam. Sleigh, Mr. Bennett, Colonel White, Colonel Gorges, Mr. Peckham, Major-General Berry, Mr. Edward Nevill, Mr. Hoskins, Mr. Petoe, Colonel John Jones, Lord Chief Justice Glyn, Mr. Attorney-General, Mr. Solicitor, Sir Richard Onsloe, Mr. Heley, Major General Boteler, Colonel Sidenham, Mr. Trenchard, General Disbrow, Mr. Pedley, Mr. Hyland, Captain Mason, Mr. Bond, Colonel Salmon, Mr. Fowell, Colonel Bingham, Sir Francis Russell, Captain Blackwell, Mr. Tho. Gorges, Mr. Thomas, Earl of Salisbury, Colonel Shapcott, Mr. Cobbe, Colonel Beamount, Colonel Grosvenor, Mr. Dunch, Captain Martin, Lord Lambert, Mr. Secretary Thurloe, Mr. Wm. Fenwick, Captain Neast, Mr. Ash, Colonel Welden, Mr. Roll, Major General Kelsey, Mr. Delanoy, Mr. Wray, Mr. Pury, Mr. Martin, Colonel Wilkinson, Colonel Blake, Mr. Wagstaff, Mr. Pickering: And are to meet on Tuesday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Painted Chamber; with Power to send for Persons, Papers, Witnesses, Records.

Court of Wards.

A Bill intituled, An Act for taking away the Court of Wards and Liveries, was this Day read the Third time; and, upon the Question, passed Nemine contradicente.

Ordered, That this Bill be offered to his Highness the Lord Protector for his Consent.

Privilege.

The House being informed, that William Pease, Broker, hath caused Robert Page, one of the Bailiffs of Westminster, to arrest Edward Ruddock, Servant to Mr. Mason, a Member of this House, knowing him to be a Servant to Mr. Mason, and that Mr. Mason was a Member of Parliament; and came into the said Mr. Mason's Chamber, and told him, He would arrest him, altho' a Member of Parliament; or Words to that Effect.

Mr. Mason, being present, doth affirm, This Edward Ruddock is his menial Servant.

Resolved, That Edward Ruddock, Servant to Mr. Mason, a Member of this House, who hath been arrested at the Suit of William Pease, ought to have his Privilege.

Resolved, That the Serjeant at Arms attending this House do apprehend the said Wm. Pease, and Robert Page the Bailiff, and bring them to the Bar, to answer this Breach of Privilege.

Resolved, That the Serjeant, with his Mace, do fetch the said Edward Ruddock, and bring him to this House, on Monday next.

Court of Wards.

The Question being put, That the Petitions of the late Officers of the late Court of Wards and Liveries be taken into Consideration by this House;

It passed with the Negative.

Wardships in Scotland.

Ordered, That the Bill for taking away the Court of Wards in Scotland, be read on Wednesday next.