House of Commons Journal Volume 7
28 January 1657


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'House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 28 January 1657', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 7: 1651-1660 (1802), pp. 483. URL: Date accessed: 23 November 2014.


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Wednesday, the 28th of January, 1656.

Grant to Gen. Monck.

ORDERED, That the Report of the Amendments to the Bill for General Moncke be made on Saturday Morning next.

Members summoned.

Ordered, That the Serjeant do go with the Mace into Westminster Hall; and require the Members of Parliament, that are there, to come and give their Attendance in this House.


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

The Question being propounded, That this Debate shall now be further proceeded in;

The House was divided.

The Noes went forth.

Lord Strickland, Tellers for the Noes: 50.
Sir Gilbert Pickering, With the Noes,
Lord Cockram, Tellers for the Yeas: 128.
Major-General Jephson, With the Yeas,

So it was Resolved, That this Debate shall be now further proceeded in.

Resolved, That the Debate concerning the Militia Forces be adjourned till To-morrow Morning; and nothing to intervene.