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.
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.