Diary of Thomas Burton Esq: Volume 1, July 1653 - April 1657. Originally published by H Colburn, London, 1828.
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Tuesday, January 20,1656–7.
Per motion of Sir John Reynolds, Mr. Ashe the elder, and Major Morgan, (who would have it now read, in regard the House was not full enough for the great debate,)
Ordered, that the Bill for the attainder of the rebels in Ireland, be read the first time, to-morrow morning, the first business, nothing to intervene.
Per motion of Dr. Clarges,
Ordered, that the amendments to the Bill for General Monk, be reported on Friday morning next.
Upon the order of the day. (fn. 1)
Sir Thomas Wroth. (fn. 2)