House of Commons Journal Volume 6
5 December 1648

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 6: 5 December 1648', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 6: 1648-1651 (1802), pp. 93. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=25538 Date accessed: 30 August 2014.


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Die Martis, 5 Decembris, 1648.

King's Answer a Ground for Settlement.

THE Question was propounded, That the Answers of the King to the Propositions of both Houses are a Ground for the House to proceed upon for the Settlement of the Peace of the Kingdom:

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

The House was divided.

The Noes went forth.

Mr. Lisle, Tellers for the Noe: 83.
Mr. Stephens, With the Noe,
Lord Cranborn, Tellers for the Yea: 129.
Sir Ralph Ashton, With the Yea,

Resolved, &c. That the Answers of the King to the Propositions of both Houses are a Ground for the House to proceed upon, for the Settlement of the Peace of the Kingdom.

Resolved, &c. That the Lords Concurrence be desired in this Vote.

Committee to attend the General.

Mr. Pierrepoint, Sir John Evelyn of Wiltes, Mr. Ashurst, Mr. Maynard, Sir Thomas Widdrington, Colonel Birch, Mr. Solicitor.

This Committee is appointed to go this Afternoon to the Head Quarters, to confer with the General, and the Officers of his Army, for the keeping and preserving a good Correspondence between the Parliament and the Army.