House of Commons Journal Volume 7
12 January 1657

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 12 January 1657', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 7: 1651-1660 (1802), pp. 480. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=24546 Date accessed: 21 October 2014.


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Monday, the 12th of January, 1656.

Grand Committee.

RESOLVED, That the House be resolved into a Grand Committee, to sit all this Week de Die in Diem, upon several Businesses.

Grand Committees.

Resolved, That, notwithstanding the Adjournment of the House, the Grand Committees do sit.

Excise.

Resolved, That on this Day, and on Tuesday and Thursday next, the Grand Committee do sit, upon the Bill touching the Excise and New Impost.

Union with Scotland.

Resolved, That, upon Wednesday next, the House be resolved into a Grand Committee, upon the Act for Uniting of Scotland into one Commonwealth with England.

Union with Ireland.

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

Religion.

Resolved, That on Friday Morning next, the House be resolved into a Grand Committee, upon Matters of Religion.

Committees.

Resolved, That all other Committees may sit every Afternoon, notwithstanding the Adjournment of the House.

Militia.

Resolved, That the Debate upon the Bill for Continuing and assessing of a Tax for Maintaining of the Militia Forces, be adjourned until Monday Morning next.

Irish Rebels.

Ordered, That the Bill for Attainder of the Rebels in Ireland, be read the First time To-morrow Sevennight.

Preachers thanked.

Ordered, That the Thanks of this House be given to Mr. Caryll, for his Pains taken in assisting and carrying on the Work of Humiliation in this House on Friday last: And that Mr. Maidston be desired to give him the Thanks of this House, accordingly.

Ordered, That the Thanks of this House be given unto Doctor Reynolds, for his great Pains taken in his Sermon preached before this House on Friday last, being a Day set apart for Humiliation, to be kept in this House: And that he be desired to print his Sermon; and that he have the like Privilege in Printing thereof, as hath been formerly allowed to others in like Case: And that Sir Christofer Pack do give him the Thanks of this House accordingly.

Ordered, That the Thanks of this House be given unto Mr. Barker, for his great Pains taken in his Sermon preached before this House, on Friday last, being a Day set apart for Humiliation, to be kept in this House: And that he be desired to print his Sermon; and that he have the like Privilege in Printing thereof, as hath been formerly allowed to others in like Case: And that MajorGeneral Bridges be desired to give him the Thanks of this House, accordingly.

Adjournment.

Resolved, That the House be adjourned until Monday Morning next.

The House did adjourn itself until Monday Morning next, accordingly.