House of Commons Journal Volume 7
10 August 1659

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 10 August 1659', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 7: 1651-1660 (1802), pp. 754-755. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=24836 Date accessed: 31 October 2014.


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Wednesday, August the 10th, 1659.

Union with Scotland.

THE House this Day, according to former Order, was resolved into a Grand Committee, upon the Bill of Union of Scotland with England.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.

Mr. Garland took the Chair.

Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.

Mr. Garland reports from the said Grand Committee, that the said Grand Committee desire the Leave of this House to sit on this Day Sevennight.

Resolved, That the House be resolved into a Grand Committee, upon this Bill of Union, on Saturday Morning next: And that Mr. Speaker do then forbear to take the Chair.

Militia Commissioners.

The Question being put, That Captain Voyce, Joseph Girle, Captain John Haley, John Anderson, and Richard Wilcocks, be added to the Commissioners for the Militia in the County of Middlesex;

The House was divided.

Mr. Ralegh, Tellers for the Yeas: 21.
Sir Michael Levisey, With the Yeas,
Mr. Weston, Tellers for the Noes: 34.
Mr. Lister, With the Noes,

So it passed with the Negative.

Proclamation against Conspirators.

The Question being propounded, That the Proclamation made Yesterday, proclaiming Colonel Randolph Egerton, Robert Werden, Sir Geo. Booth, and Sir Tho. Middleton, and their Adherents, Traitors and Rebels, be proclaimed in all the Market-Towns in this Commonwealth; and read in every Church;

And the Question being put, Whether these Words, "and read in every Church," be Part of this Question;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went forth.

Mr. Robinson, Tellers for the Yeas: 30.
Mr. Weston, With the Yeas,
Mr. Robert Goodwin, Tellers for the Noes: 27.
Mr. Weaver, With the Noes,

So it was Resolved, That these Words; viz. "and read in every Church;" be Part of this Question.

And the main Question being put; It was

Resolved, That the Proclamation made Yesterday, proclaiming Colonel Randolph Egerton, Robert Werden, Sir George Booth, and Sir Tho. Middleton, and their Adherents, Traitors and Rebels, be proclaimed in all the Market-Towns in this Commonwealth; and read in every Church.

Ordered, That the Council of State do take care, that the said Proclamation be proclaimed, and read, accordingly.

Sir Henry Vane gave an Account to the House, that the Council of State did, according to their Order, acquaint the Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and Common Council of the City of London with the said Proclamation and Vote of this House, according to the Order of this House.

Windsor-Castle.

Mr. Nevill reports from the Council of State, That it be humbly offered to the Parliament, That for the better Security of Windsor-Castle, which the Council conceive to be in some Danger, they will please to grant a Commission to the Lord Whitlock to be Governor of the said Castle; and that he may have Power to make a DeputyGovernor there, during his necessary Attendance upon other publick Affairs; such Deputy being first approved of by the Parliament.

Militia Officers.

Ordered, That the Letters touching settling Officers for the Militia in the several Counties, be looked out against To-morrow Morning; and that that Business be taken into Consideration the first Business To-morrow Morning; nothing to intervene.