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 Martis, 20 Augusti, 1650.
Ordered, That the Amendments to the Bill touching Worstead Weavers be reported on Wednesday sevennight, at Eleven of the Clock: And that Mr. Speaker do then take the Chair: And that it be the first Business; nothing to intervene.
Proceedings against Andrews.
An Act for Beheading of Euseby Andrewes, for Treason, notwithstanding the Sentence of the High Court of Justice upon him, to be drawn, hanged, and quartered, was this Day read the First and Second time.
And, an Amendment being offered at the Table, leaving out the Eighth and Ninth Line, and the Two first Words of the Tenth Line; and that the rest be amended in these Words; "The said Commissioners, or any Twelve or more of them, shall have Power, and be hereby authorized, to issue forth their Warrant to the Sheriffs of London to do Execution upon the said Euseby Andrewes, by severing his Head from his Body, the said former Sentence notwithstanding;"
High Court of Justice.
An additional Act giving further Power to the High Court of Justice, was this Day read the First and Second time; and, upon the Question, committed unto Mr. Carey, Aldermen Allen, Sir Peter Wentworth, Mr. Garland, Mr. Corbett, Mr. Salwey, Colonel Thompson, Colonel Marten, Mr. Nevill, Sir Gilbert Pickering, Mr. Stephens, Mr. Attorney General, Mr. Wilde, Colonel Purefoy, Mr. * Challoner, Alderman Atkins, Mr. Holland, Sir John Hippisley, Mr. Edwards, Mr. John Corbett, Mr. Trenchard, Sir Henry Mildmay, Mr. Mackworth, Sir Wm. Masham, Colonel Bossevile, Mr. Lenthall, Lord Grey, Sir John Bourchier, Sir William Armyn, Mr. Strickland; or any Five of them: And this Committee is to meet in Mr. Speaker's Chamber, at Two of the Clock this Afternoon; and so de die in diem.