House of Commons Journal Volume 5
17 August 1647

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 5: 17 August 1647', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 5: 1646-1648 (1802), pp. 275. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=25157 Date accessed: 30 October 2014.


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Die Martis, 17 Augusti, 1647.

Prayers.

Declaration read.

RESOLVED, &c. That the Declaration or Engagement, of 4 Augusti, sent from the Lords 13 Augusti, shall be now read.

The said Declaration was accordingly read; and likewise the Message sent from the Lords, at the same time, concerning the said Declaration.

Violence offered to Parliament.

The Question was propounded, That upon and from the Twenty-sixth of July last, from the Time of the Tumult then made upon the Houses, until the Sixth of this present August, both Houses were under a Force, and not free:

And the Question being put, Whether this Question shall be now put;

The House was divided.

The Noes went forth.

Sir John Evelyn of Wiltes, Tellers for the Yea: 77.
Major General Skippon, With the Yea,
Colonel Bowyer, Tellers for the Noe: 72.
Mr. Rose, With the Noe,

So that the Question passed with the Affirmative.

And accordingly the Question being put, That upon and from the Twenty-sixth of July last, from the Time of the Tumult then made upon the Houses, until the Sixth of this present August, both Houses were under a Force, and not free;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went forth.

Sir John Evelyn of Wiltes, Tellers for the Yea: 75.
Major General Skippon, With the Yea,
Colonel Bowyer, Tellers for the Noe: 78.
Mr. Rose, With the Noe,

So that the Question passed with the Negative.