Die Mercurii, 16 Septembris, 1646.
According to former Order, the House sat in a
Grand Committee, to take into Consideration the
Ordinance for preventing the Growth and Spreading of
Heresy and Blasphemy.
Mr. Laurence Whittacre was called to the Chair.
Sir John D'Anvers, according to former Order, carried
to the Lords, for their Concurrence, the Five Ordinances
formerly delivered to him: And went with the former
Message, to desire the Lords to expedite the Passing of
the Ordinance for the Continuance of the Committee and
Treasurers of the Army.
He carried likewise to the Lords, for their Concurrence,
the Ordinance for the City of Chester: The Ordinance for
Ten thousand Pounds, out of the Excise, for the Relief
of Widows, Waggoners, and other necessitous Persons:
And an Order for Mr. Lloyd to be Sheriff of the County
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
And the House was adjourned till To-morrow Morning.