Wednesday, February 25, 1656–7.
The House, this day, according to former order, resumed
the debate upon the Remonstrance.
The question being put, that the consideration of this
paper shall be referred to a Grand Committee,
The House was divided. The Yeas went forth.
Yeas 63. Sir Thomas Wroth and Mr. Robinson, Tellers.
Noes 118. Mr. Trevor and Mr. Fleetwood, Tellers.
So it passed with the negative.
Resolved, that the House shall be adjourned till Friday
next; and that that day be set apart to seek the Lord upon
this occasion. (fn. 1)
Resolved, that the debate upon the paper be adjourned till
Saturday morning next.
||"Friday, February 27. The Parliament kept a fast within their
House, where Mr. Caryl, Mr. Nye, Mr. Manton, carried on the work of the day, it being by way of preparation to the great business of a settlement now under debate." Mercurius Politicus, No. 351.