House of Commons Journal Volume 3: 29 March 1643

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Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 3, 1643-1644. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.

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Die Mercurii, 29 Martii, 1643.

Dies Publieo Humiliationis.

Preachers thanked.

ORDERED, That Sir Edw. Littleton do return Thanks to Mr. Lightfoote, and Sir Tho. Barrington to Mr. Gibbon, for the great Pains they took in the Sermons they this Day preached, at the Intreaty of this House, at St. Margaret's Westminster; and that they intreat them to print their Sermons: And that they have the like Power as others usually have had, that none shall print their Sermons, but such as they shall appoint.

Preachers appointed.

Ordered, That Sir Peter Wentworth do desire Mr. Fr. Cheynell, and Sir Rob. Harley, Mr. Wm. Leigh, to preach the next Fast at St. Margaret's Westminster, before the Commons.

Observance of Fast Days.

Mr. Bond, Mr. Ashherst, Mr. Bell, Mr. Wheeler, Sir Rob. Pye, are appointed to take care of the due and better Execution of the Ordinance of both Houses, concerning the due Observance and keeping the Days of the publick Fast.