House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 29 January 1657

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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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Thursday, the 29th of January, 1656.

Members summoned.

RESOLVED, That the Serjeant at Arms attending this House do go with his Mace into WestminsterHall; and require the Members of Parliament, that are there, to come and give their Attendance in this House.

Naylor's Imprisonment.

Resolved, That it be referred to the Governors of Bridewell, to take Order touching James Naylor's Wife coming to him; and to see that he be accommodated with convenient Necessaries.


The House this Day, according to former Order, resumed the Debate upon the Bill touching the Militia Forces.

The Question being put, That a Day be appointed for the Second Reading of this Bill touching the Militia Forces;

The House was divided.

The Noes went forth.

Mr. Trevor, Tellers for the Noes: 121.
Mr. Cromwell, With the Noes,
Earl of Tweddale, Tellers for the Yeas: 78.
Colonel White, With the Yeas,

So it passed in the Negative.

The Question being propounded, That this Bill be rejected;

And the Question being put, That that Question be now put;

The House was divided.

The Noes went out.

Mr. Hyland, Tellers for the Noes: 88.
Major Audley, With the Noes,
Mr. Drake, Tellers for the Yeas: 124.
Mr. Bodurda, With the Yeas,

So it passed with the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put; It was,

Resolved, That this Bill concerning the Militia Forces, be rejected.

Reflections by a Member.

Resolved, That To-morrow Morning be appointed to take into Consideration the Business of the Exceptions to some Reflections in the late Debate.