Diary of Thomas Burton Esq: Volume 1, July 1653 - April 1657. Originally published by H Colburn, London, 1828.
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Friday, March 6, 1656–7.
The House, according to former order, resumed the debate upon the remonstrance, yesterday adjourned.
Resolved, that, when the fifth article comes into debate, not only the qualifications of the persons to be of the other House, shall then be taken into consideration, but also by whom and how the persons of that House shall be chosen; and likewise the powers and authorities of the other House.
The third article being read,
Resolved, that the words "whole kingdom" be omitted; and instead thereof, the word "people" be inserted.
The fourth article was read, and afterwards read by parts.
Resolved, that instead of these words, "Roman Catholic," the word "Popish," be inserted in the first clause of this article. (fn. 1)