House of Commons Journal Volume 7
4 February 1660

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 4 February 1660', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 7: 1651-1660 (1802), pp. 834-835. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=24924 Date accessed: 02 September 2014.


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Saturday, 4th February, 1659.

Prayers.

Sheriff of Nottingham.

RESOLVED, That John Rayner Esquire, be and is hereby, nominated and appointed Sheriff for the County of Nottingham: And that a Commission be granted to him, under the Great Seal, to be Sheriff of the said County of Nottingham accordingly.

Gen. Monck.

Ordered, That Commissioner-General George Monck do attend the Parliament, on Monday Morning next; to receive the Sense of the Parliament, in relation to his signal and faithful Services: And that Mr. Scot and Mr. Robinson do accompany the said Commissioner-General George Monck to the Parliament accordingly.

Elections.

The House, according to former Order, this Day resumed the Debate upon the Qualifications.

Resolved, That this Parliament shall be filled up to the Number of Four hundred, for England and Wales.

Resolved, That the Distributions for the respective Counties, Cities, and Boroughs, for England and Wales, shall be as they were agreed on in the Year 1653.

Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee that brought in the Qualifications, to present to this House the Proportions, How they were set down, and agreed on, in the Year 1653; and what Members now serve in Parliament for the respective Counties, Cities, and Boroughs; and what Places are void, according to that Distribution; and how to fill up the House, according to the Resolution of the Parliament this Day.

Army Commissions.

Mr. Speaker, according to former Order of the House, did, after the Rising of the House, deliver the several Commissions to the several Officers following;

To Colonel Herbert Morley, his Commission to be Colonel of a Regiment of Foot; and Captain of a Company in the same:

To Martin Howard, his Commission to be Ensign of the said Company:

To Thomas Watson, his Commission to be Lieutenant of a Company in the said Regiment:

To Edward Froment his Commission to be Ensign thereof:

To Thomas White, his Commission to be Major of this Regiment; and Captain of a Company in the same:

To Francis Archer, his Commission to be Lieutenant of this Company:

To Henry Eastern, his Commission to be Lieutenant of a Company in this Regiment:

To Edward Perry, his Commission to be Ensign of this Company:

To Henry Cleere, his Commission to be Captain of a Company in this Regiment:

To Gilbert Mitchell, his Commission to be Lieutenant of this Company:

To Francis Heires, his Commission to be Ensign thereof:

To Nicholas Shepheard, his Commission to be Captain of a Company in this Regiment:

To Henry Conningham, his Commission to be Lieutenant of this Company:

To John Setclough his Commission to be Ensign thereof:

To Wm. White, his Commission to be Captain of a Company in this Regiment:

To Robert Goffe his Commission to be Captain of a Company in this Regiment:

To Richard Bannister his Commission to be Lieutenant of that Company:

To Tho. Bagg, his Commission to be Ensign thereof:

To Richard Collington, his Commission to be Captain of a Company in this Regiment:

To Bartholomew Marshall, his Commission to be Lieutenant of that Company:

To Wm. Wilkinson, his Commission to be Ensign thereof:

To John Height, his Commission to be Captain of a Company in this Regiment:

To Wm. Gellibroune, his Commission to be Ensign of that Company:

To Humphry Cole, his Commission to be Surgeon to this Regiment:

To Jonathan Hayhurst, his Commission to be Lieutenant to Captain Tho. Baxter, in Colonel George Fleetwood's Regiment.