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 Jovis, 20 Martii, 1650.
Resolved, That Lieutenant General Fleetwood do take care of these Parts, and of the Parliament, in the Absence of Major General Harrison; and of the Forces remaining in these Parts, which were under the Command of the said Major General Harrison.
Proceedings against Cooke.
Mr. Say reports, An Act, declaring Thomas Cooke Esquire a Traitor, unless he come in, and render himself, in Custody to the Serjeant at Arms, in order to his Tryal, within Four Days from the Twentieth of March 1650, with Five hundred Pounds Recompence to the Person that shall bring him in.
Ordered, by the Parliament, That the Sheriffs of London and Middlesex be authorized and required forthwith to proclaim this Act, at the usual Times and Places within the City of London and County of Middlesex: And that the respective Sheriffs of the several Counties be likewise authorized and required to proclaim the same forthwith, upon Receipt thereof, in the several and respective Cities, and Market Towns, within the several Counties of this Commonwealth.
Alderman of Coventry.
Resolved, That Mr. Wm. Jesson be discharged from being an Alderman of the City of Coventry: And that the Mayor, Aldermen, and Citizens of the said City, do proceed to an Election of another fit and faithful Person to be Alderman in his room.