Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 2, 1640-1643. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Die Mercurii, 20 Aprilis, 1642.
Counsel in the Peers.
MR. Serjeant Wilde has Leave to be of Counsel with the Bishop of Armagh, in the House of Peers.
Assembly of Divines.
According to the Order of Yesterday, the Knights and Burgesses respectively presented the Names of such Divines, as they hold fit to be consulted with, in the Matter of the Church.
|Mr. Wm. Reyner.|
|Mr. Jo. Hickes of Lawrick, of the same County.|
Message from Lords.
A Message from the Lords, by Serjeant Finch and Serjeant Glanvile;
The Lords have sent down Two Bills; the One for Ordering of the Militia in the Kingdom of England, and Dominion of Wales; which they desire may be taken into Consideration with all Expedition: The other for confirming Letters Patents granted to Sir Philip Vermuyden, &c.
1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Ordering of the Militia in the Kingdom of England, and Dominion of Wales.
Resolved, upon the Question, That this Bill shall be now read the Second time 2da vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Ordering the Militia in the Kingdom of England, and Dominion of Wales; and, upon Question, committed unto a Committee of the whole House; to meet upon it presently.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the House be presently resolved into a Committee, to take into Consideration the Bill for the Ordering of the Militia in the Kingdom of England, and Dominion of Wales.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Whittlock was called to the Chair.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Mr. Whittlock reports the Bill for Ordering the Militia of the Kingdom of England, and Dominion of Wales; with the Additions, Amendments, and Provisoes: The which Additions, Amendments, and Provisoes, were twice read; and, upon the Question, assented unto; and the Amendments ordered to be fair written in Paper, and the Provisoes ingrossed in Parchment.