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, 2 Novembris, 1648.
Solemnizing 5th Nov.
Ordered, That the next Lord's Day, being the Fifth of November, a Commemoration be solemnized, of the great Blessing of God, in the Deliverance of this Kingdom from the hellish Gunpowder Treason: And that notice be given to the Ministers of the several Parishes within the Cities of London and Westminster, and within the Lines of Communication, to exhort the People to a thankful Acknowledgment of this Blessing.
Treaty with the King.
Resolved, &c. That this House doth consent to the King's Answer, as to the Taking away of Wards and Liveries; and, in lieu thereof, doth agree, That an Hundred thousand Pounds per Annum be settled on the King, his Heirs and Successors, according to the Answer by the King to this Proposition; the same to be settled by Act of Parliament, to be raised in such manner as shall be thought fit by both Houses of Parliament; and Provision therein made, that the same, nor any Part thereof, be aliened from the Crown.
Scotch Affairs, &c.
Ordered, That Sir Wm. Massam do, To-morrow Morning, the first Business, make Report from the Committee at Derby House, of what Sir John Cheislie has communicated from the Committee of the Estates of Scottland: And that then the Debate of the Report, now made by Mr. Swynfen, upon the Proposition touching the Treaties, be resumed.
Treaty with the King.
Message from Lords.
The Lords have commanded us to let you know, That they do concur in the Votes touching Delinquents: And to put you in mind of the Seven Delinquents, sent down; and to desire your Concurrence; and to put you in mind of the King's Propositions; and desire your Concurrence.
Lords desire a Conference.
Petition from Wiltess.
Gentlemen, The House has read your Petition; and have commanded me to give you this Answer; That they are now upon a Treaty; and therein they will take a special Care for Preserving and Settling of Religion, Law, and Liberties.