House of Commons Journal Volume 5
3 December 1647

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 5: 3 December 1647', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 5: 1646-1648 (1802), pp. 375. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=25242 Date accessed: 24 July 2014.


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Die Veneris, 3 Decembris, 1647.

PRAYERS.

Leave of Absence.

ORDERED, That Colonel Morley, Mr. Kirle, and Mr. Esay Thomas, Members of this House, shall have Leave to go into the Country for Six Weeks.

Militia.

Secunda vice lecta est Billa, An Act concerning the raising, settling, and maintaining Forces by Sea and Land, within the Kingdoms of England and Ireland, and Dominion of Wales, the Isles of Guernesey and Jersey, and the Town of Berwick upon Tweed.

The Question being put, For adding the Word "armed," after the Words "or otherwise," in the Clause concerning the Assembling of Persons to the Number of Thirty;

It passed with the Negative.

Resolved, &c. That, in the said Clause, in the stead of the Word "disband," "separate and disperse," be added.

Resolved, &c. That all the Words in the Clause, concerning the Militia of the City of London, from the Word Parliament," in the Ninth Line, be left out, to the End.

Resolved, &c. That the Words "or disbanded" be added between the Word "disposed" and the Word "by," in the Seventh Line of the Third Page.

And then the Question being put, for Committing of it;

It passed with the Negative.

And then, upon the Question, it was ordered to be ingrossed.

Justifying Parl. Proceedings.

Secunda vice lecta est Billa, An Act for justifying the Proceedings of Parliament in the late War; and for declaring all Oaths, Declarations, Proclamations, and other Proceedings against it, to be void.

And the Question being put, For Committing of it;

It passed with the Negative.

It was then Resolved, upon the Question, That it be forthwith ingrossed.

Peers.

Secunda vice lecta est Billa, An Act concerning Peers of Parliament, and other Honours and Titles; and, upon the Question, committed unto the same Committee that brought it in: Who are to meet upon it this Afternoon, in the Place formerly appointed: And are to bring it in To-morrow Morning.

Free Quarters.

Ordered, That the Business concerning the taking off Free Quarter be taken into Consideration To-morrow Morning.

Adjournment of Parliament.

Secunda vice lecta est Billa; An Act concerning the Adjournment of both Houses of Parliament.

Resolved, &c. That these Words, "declared and," be added, in this Bill, before the Word "enacted."

And the Question being put, For Committing;

It passed with the Negative.

It was then Resolved, upon the Question, That it be ingrossed.

Leave of Absence.

Ordered, That Sir John Northcott, a Member of this House, shall have Leave to go into the Country.

Irish Affairs.

Ordered, That the Reports, and other Business, concerning Ireland, be made, and taken into Consideration, on Monday Morning next.