Diary of Thomas Burton Esq: Volume 4, March - April 1659. Originally published by H Colburn, London, 1828.
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Wednesday, April 20, 1659.
The term began. I was to see Captain Lister, and Cousin Ja: in Fleet Street, Mr. H. not come thither, was expected last night. I visited the Countess of Hatton, and Justice Lowther's widow.
This morning the House was in a Grand Committee.
Mr. Reynolds was in the chair.
Query, what was done. (fn. 1)
The other House sat till six at night upon debate of the two votes sent up yesterday, (fn. 2) and adjourned till tomorrow.
It seems they were yesterday divided, whether it should be debated or no, and it was carried in the affirmative, but by one vote, and that, as it is said, mistaken.
The officers met at Wallingford House, (fn. 3) but presently adjourned. No members of this House there. Query.
The Committee of Grievances sat.
Colonel Terrill was in the chair.
The Committee for maimed soldiers (fn. 4) sat in the Inner Court of Wards.
T. B. was in the chair till six.
Committee of Lord Arundel (fn. 5) in the Star Chamber.
Committee of reduced officers in the Speaker's Chamber.