House of Commons Journal Volume 4: 26 February 1645

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Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 4, 1644-1646. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.

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Die Mercurii, Februarii 26, 1644. Die publicæ Humiliationis.

ORdered, That Sir Anthony Irby and Mr. Heveningham do desire, from this House, Mr. Good and Mr. Ward to preach before the Commons, the next Fast-Day, at St. Margaret's Westminster.

A Letter from Sir Wm. Brereton, of the 22th of February 1644, of the Taking of Shrewsbury, was read; and also a Letter from the Committee of Wembe, dated at Salop, 22 Februarii, to the same Purpose, was read also.

Ordered, That the Committee of Lords and Commons for Advance of Monies, at Haberdashers-Hall, do forthwith advance the Sum of Twenty Pounds to the Messengers that brought the News of the Taking of Shrewsbury.