House of Commons Journal Volume 7
6 January 1657


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'House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 6 January 1657', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 7: 1651-1660 (1802), pp. 479-480. URL: Date accessed: 23 November 2014.


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Tuesday, the 6th of January, 1656.

Committee added.

ORDERED, That Sir John Thorowgood be added to the Committee for Alehouses, Labourers, and Country Registers.


Ordered, That the Bill for the Continuing and Assessing of a Tax for the Paying and Maintaining of the Militia Forces in England and Wales, be read To-morrow Morning, the first Business.

Lucy's Petition.

Ordered, That the Petition of Sir Richard Lucy be read on Saturday Morning next, according to former Order.


An additional Bill for the better Improvement and Advancing the Receipts of the Excise and New Impost, was this Day read the Second time; and, upon the Question, committed to a Grand Committee of the whole House.

Ordered, That this House be resolved into a Grand Committee upon this Bill on Thursday next.

Ordered, That, every Tuesday and Thursday, in every Week, the House be resolved into a Grand Committee, to take this Bill into Consideration, until this Bill be finished.

Committee added.

Ordered, That Sir Wm. Roberts, and Mr. Briscoe, be added to the Committee of Mr. Scott.

Serges, &c.

Ordered, That the Bill for regulating Serges and Perpetuanas be read To-morrow, after the other Three Bills already appointed to be then read.