Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 4, 1644-1646. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Die Mercurii, 29 Aprilis, 1646, Die Publicæ Humiliationis.
Ordered, That Mr. Jennor and Sir Peter Wentworth do, from this House, give Thanks to Mr. Nalton and Mr. Owen, for the great Pains they took in the Sermons they preached this Day, at the Intreaty 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 Liberty in Printing of them, as others in the like kind usually have had.
Ordered, That a List be presented to Mr. Speaker, of the Names of all such Members of this House as have not taken the Covenant; and that those Members be injoined to take the Covenant the next Fast-Day.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Members of this House that are of the Assembly of Divines, to prepare and bring in an Ordinance for the Prevention of the Growth and Spreading of Heresies and Blasphemies, and for the Punishment of Divulgers and Assertors of them: And that Mr. Bacon be added to the said Committee, as to this Business: And that Mr. Bacon do take care hereof.
Ordered, That it be especially recommended to the Lord Mayor, to examine the Disturbance given to a Minister Yesterday in the Afternoon, whilst he was preaching at Christ-Church: And that he do take care, that the Laws against Disturbers of Ministers in the Church be put in due Execution.
|Sir Michael Livesey,||Tellers for the Yea:||38.|
|Sir Peter Wentworth,||With the Yea,|
|Sir Robert Pye,||Tellers for the Noe:||49.|
|Mr. Baynton,||With the Noe,|