House of Commons Journal Volume 6
2 December 1648


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'House of Commons Journal Volume 6: 2 December 1648', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 6: 1648-1651 (1802), pp. 93. URL: Date accessed: 28 November 2014.


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Die Sabbati, 2 Decembris, 1648.


Parliament Guards.

RESOLVED, &c. That the Horse Guards attending on the Houses of Parliament, do remove their Quarters: And that it be referred to the Committee at Derby House to assign them Quarters.

Ordered, That the Thanks of this House be returned to the Horse Guards, for their faithful Services to the Parliament.

Ordered, That the Committee for Advance of Monies, sitting at Haberdashers Hall, to whom it is referred to take care of the Payment of the Horse Guards, do pay them off their Arrears: And that out of the Surplussage that shall be of the Monies within their Disposal, or out of the remaining Security, the Arrears appearing due unto Colonel Butter, and Quartermaster General Fincher, upon their Accompts stated and determined for former Services, shall be paid.

Ordered, That the Lords Concurrence be desired in this Order.

Treaty with the King.

Resolved, &c. That the House do now proceed upon the Debate of the Business, according to the Order made Yesterday.


The Question being propounded, That Candles be brought in;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went forth.

Colonel Sidney, Tellers for the Yea: 102.
Mr. Knightley, With the Yea,
Mr. Annesley, Tellers for the Noe: 132.
Mr. Bunckley, With the Noe,

So that the Question passed with the Negative.