Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 3, 1643-1644. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Die Mercurii, 27 Septembris, 1643.
ORDERED, That Mr. Ash, and Mr. Salloway do, from this House, give Thanks unto Mr. Chambers and Mr. Burgesse for the great Pains they took in the Sermons they this Day preached, at the Entreaty of this House, at St. Margaret's, Westminster, it being the Day of publick Humiliation; and to desire them to print their Sermons: And they are to have the like Privilege in the printing of them, as others in the like kind usually have had.
League and Covenant.
Whereas divers Lords, Knights, and Gentlemen, and divers Colonels, Officers, Soldiers, and others, now resideing in the Cities of London and Westminster, and within the Line of Communication; are desirous to meet at St. Margaret's Church, at Westminster, on Friday next, to take the solemn League and Covenant for the Three Kingdoms: And whereas divers of the Scots Nation are desirous likewise to meet at the same Time and Place, and divers Ministers who have no Charge within the said Limits, to take the said Covenant:
It is this Day Ordered, That Mr. Coleman shall, on Friday next, in the Afternoon, preach to those that shall so meet for the taking of the said Covenant: And a Parchment Roll, with the said Covenant written thereupon, is to be prepared for every one that takes the said Covenant, to subscribe their Names: And Colonel Long, and Mr. John Browne, Members of this House, are to see their Names be subscribed accordingly.