House of Commons Journal Volume 7
8 May 1657


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'House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 8 May 1657', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 7: 1651-1660 (1802), pp. 531. URL: Date accessed: 25 November 2014.


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Friday, the 8th of May, 1657.

Protector to be attended.

LORD Whitelock reports from the Committee appointed to attend his Highness the Lord Protector upon the Petition and Advice;

That the Committee did Yesterday attend his Highness: Who excused himself that he had made them stay so long; and desired the Committee to give him another Meeting this Morning: Which they did, accordingly: And his Highness did desire the Committee to acquaint the House, he will give them a Meeting this Morning presently, in the Banquetting House.

Officer's Petition.

The House being informed, that divers Officers of the Army were at the Door, with a Petition to be presented to the House;

Resolved, That these Petitioners shall be called in.

The Petitioners were called in, accordingly: And being come to the Bar, Colonel Mason did declare, That, he with the rest present, were come to present to the House a Petition from divers Officers of the Army: And therewith presented the said Petition: Which was taken in. And after, they withdrew.


Resolved, That the House be adjourned from hence to the Banquetting-House; and so from thence, till Tomorrow Morning, to this Place.

The House adjourned itself, accordingly.