Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 6, 1648-1651. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Die Veneris, 22 Martii, 1649.
Incest and Adultery.
COLONEL Feilder reports Amendments to the Bill against the detestable Sins of Incest, Adultery, and Fornication: Which were twice read; and, upon the Question, re-committed; and ordered to be brought in again This-day-sevennight, the first Business: And that Mr. Weaver do take care hereof.
Ordered, That it be referred to the same Committee, to bring in the Matter that concerns Marriage in a distinct Act; and therein to have Care touching the Age of Consent, and Punishing of clandestine Marriage.