Diary of Thomas Burton Esq: Volume 1, July 1653 - April 1657. Originally published by H Colburn, London, 1828.
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Wednesday, March 18, 1656–7.
The House resumed the debate upon the Remonstrance.
Resolved, that the paper offered by Sir Richard Onslow be now read.
The said paper was read accordingly, and was as followeth, viz.—
"That the true Christian religion, as it shall be expressed in a Confession of Faith, to be hereafter agreed by his Highness and the Parliament, according to the rule and warrant of the Word of God, and no other, shall be held forth and asserted as the public profession of these nations."
Resolved, that the true Protestant Christian religion, as it is contained in the Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testament, and no other, be held forth and asserted for the public profession of these nations; and that a Confession of Faith, to be agreed upon by his Highness and the Parliament, according to the rule and warrant of the Scriptures, be asserted, held forth, and recommended to the people of these nations.