Friday, 22d January, 1657.
ORDERED, That Colonel Sadler, and Major
Redman, be added to the Committee for Ireland.
A Bill for the uniting the Parishes and ParishChurches in Huntington, and Maintenance of Ministers
there, was this Day read the First time; and, upon the
Question, ordered to be read the Second time on Tuesday
Clerk of the House, &c.
Mr. Turner reports from the Committee to whom it
was referred to consider of an Oath to be administered to
the Clerk and Clerk Assistant of this House, The Resolution of the said Committee; viz.
Resolved, That the House be moved to send to Mr.
Scobell, That he deliver the Journal Books, Records, and
Writings, that belong to this House, to Mr. Smythe, the
Clerk of this House; and that they be disposed of in the
Room over this House.
Resolved, That this House doth agree with the Committee, That Mr. Scobell be sent unto, to deliver the
Journal Books, Records, and Writings, that belong to
this House, to Mr. Smythe, the Clerk of this House; and
that they be disposed of in the Room over this House.
Resolved, That these Words; viz. "and that he be required to deliver them to him, accordingly;" be added in
this Order, next after the Words "Clerk of this House:"
And so the Question was agreed, in these Words; viz.
Resolved, That this House doth agree with the Committee, That Mr. Scobell be sent unto, to deliver the Journal
Books, Records, and Writings, that belong to this House,
to Mr. Smythe, the Clerk of this House; and that he be
required to deliver them to him, accordingly; and that
they be disposed of in the Room over this House.
Major-General Haynes reports Amendments to the
Bill for dividing the Parish and Vicarage of Horne
Church in the County of Essex, &c.: Which were twice
Resolved, That these Words, "Four Pounds Ten
Shillings," in the Proviso, in the Amendments, be made
"Five Pounds and Ten Shillings."
Resolved, That the whole Clause, beginning in the
Sixth Folio, Line the Three-and-twentieth, and the
Amendments to the same, shall be wholly omitted out
of the Bill.
And the rest of the Amendments, being put to the
Question, were agreed unto.
Resolved, That this Bill, thus amended, shall be
An Act touching Marriages, and the Registering
thereof, and concerning Births and Burials, was this Day
read the Second time; and, upon the Question, committed unto Mr. Harvey, Sir Lislebone Long, Mr. Serjeant
Maynard, Captain Baynes, Mr. Margetts, Mr. Bond,
Mr. Rous, Mr. Pedley, Major Burton, Mr. Lister,
Mr. Onslow, Mr. Nanfan, Mr. Templar, Colonel
Thistlethwaite, Mr. Reynell, Mr. Biddolph, Mr. Drake,
Mr. Turner, Major Banks, Sir Jo. Thorowgood, Sir Tho.
Foote, Major Audley, Mr. Scott, Mr. Maidstone, MajorGeneral Haynes, Mr. Chute, Mr. Attorney of the Duchy,
Colonel Carter, Mr. Archer, Colonel Grosvenor, Sir
Tho. Rous, Sir Rich Everard, Mr. Bedford, Colonel
Cock, Mr. Attorney-General, Mr. Fowell, Colonel Coker,
Mr. Noell, Colonel Gorges, Mr. Crooke, Mr. Young,
Mr. Bodwrda, Major Beake, Mr. Atkins, Mr. Gewen,
and all the Gentlemen of the Long Robe: This Committee are to meet this Afternoon, at Two of the Clock,
in the Speaker's Chamber.
Probate of Wills.
Ordered, That the Bill for Probate of Wills be read on
A Bill against Non-residence of Masters, Provosts,
Presidents, Wardens, and Heads of Colleges and Halls in
the Universities, was this Day read the Second time; and,
upon the Question, committed: Viz. to Mr. Audley, Mr.
Maidstone, Sir Lislebone Long, Mr. Bedford, Mr. Serjeant
Maynard, Mr. Attorney-General, Mr. Stapley, Major
Bancks, Mr. Jenkins, Mr. Biddolph, Mr. Blackwell,
Colonel Lister, Major-General Kelsey, Major Burton,
Mr. Darley, Mr. Bond, Mr. Rous, Mr. Onslowe, Colonel
Purefoy, Mr. Scott, Sir Tho. Rous, Mr. Trumball, MajorGeneral Boteler, Mr. Drake, Mr. Fowell, Mr. Margetts,
Mr. St. Nicholas, Mr. Rushworth, Mr. Bodwrda, Mr.
Nicholls, Mr. Chute, Mr. Millard, Alderman Gibbs, Mr.
Duncombe, Mr. Turner, Sir Tho. Styles, Mr. Wolseley,
Sir John Thorowgood, Mr. Trever, Colonel Norton, Mr.
Reynell, Major Beake, Mr. Bacon, Mr. Archer, Colonel
Grosvenor, Mr. Cobb, Mr. Crooke: This Committee are
to meet this Afternoon, at Two of the Clock, in the
The House being informed, That some Gentlemen
were at the Door, with a Message from the Lords;
Resolved, That the Messengers shall be called in.
They were called in, accordingly.
Mr. Justice Wyndham and Mr. Baron Hill having
made their Obeisance, and being come up to the Clerk's
Table; Mr. Justice Wyndham delivered a Message to
this Effect; viz.
I am commanded by the Lords to desire of this House,
That you will join with their Lordships in an humble
Address to his Highness the Lord Protector, That he
will be pleased to appoint a Day of Publick Humiliation
throughout the Three Nations of England, Scotland, and
The Question being propounded, That this House
will send an Answer by Messengers of their own;
The House was divided.
The Noes went forth.
Sir Tho. Styles,
||Tellers for the Noes:
||With the Noes,
||Tellers for the Yeas:
||With the Yeas,
Resolved, That this House will send an Answer by
Messengers of their own.
The Messengers were again called in: And Mr. Speaker
did give them this Answer;
That this House will send an Answer by Messengers
of their own.