Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 7, 1651-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Thursday, the 13th of November, 1651.
Sitting of this Parliament.
THE House, according to former Order, resolved into a Grand Committee, upon the Bill for setting a certain Time to the Sitting of this Parliament, and Calling a new Parliament.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Serjeant Earle took the Chair.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Mr. Serjeant Earle reports from the Grand Committee, the Vote of that Committee, that the House be desired To-morrow Morning to debate in the House, whether it be now a convenient Time to declare a certain Time for the Continuance of this Parliament, beyond which it shall not sit: And that the House be desired to appoint a Time when this Committee shall sit again.
Resolved, That the House do To-morrow Morning take into Debate, whether it be now a convenient Time to declare a certain Time for the Continuance of this Parliament, beyond which it shall not sit.