House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 10 December 1653

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Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 7, 1651-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.

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Saturday, 10th December, 1653.

Ejecting scandalous Ministers.

THE House proceeded in the Debate of the Report from the Committee for Tythes, touching ejecting ignorant, profane, and scandalous Ministers, &c.

The first Clause brought in by the Committee, was read.

The Question being put, That this House doth agree with this Clause of this Report;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went forth.

Colonel Sidenham, Tellers for the Yeas: 54.
Colonel Jones, With the Yeas,
Colonel James, Tellers for the Noes: 56.
Colonel Danvers, With the Noes,

So it passed in the Negative.