House of Commons Journal Volume 7
14 November 1651

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 14 November 1651', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 7: 1651-1660 (1802), pp. 36. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=23896 Date accessed: 22 September 2014.


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Friday, the 14th of November, 1651.

Prayers.

Sitting of this Parliament.

THE House, according to former Order, did this Day take into Debate, whether it be now a convenient Time to declare a certain Time for the Continuance of this Parliament, beyond which it shall not sit.

The Question being propounded, That it is now a convenient Time to declare a certain Time for the Continuance of this Parliament, beyond which it shall not sit:

And the Question being put, That this Question be now put;

The House was divided:

The Noes went forth:

Lord General, Tellers for the Yeas: 50.
Lord Chief Justice, With the Yeas,
Colonel Morley, Tellers for the Noes: 46.
Mr. Bond, With the Noes,

So it passed in the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put;

The House was again divided:

The Yeas went forth.

Lord General, Tellers for the Yeas: 49.
Lord Chief Justice, With the Yeas,
Colonel Morley, Tellers for the Noes: 47.
Mr. Bond, With the Noes,

So it was Resolved, That it is now a convenient Time to declare a certain Time for the Continuance of this Parliament, beyond which it shall not sit.

Resolved, That this Business be resumed again on Tuesday Morning next.

The House, according to former Order, adjourned itself till Tuesday Morning next.