House of Commons Journal Volume 6
4 December 1648

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 6: 4 December 1648', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 6: 1648-1651 (1802), pp. 93. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=25537 Date accessed: 22 October 2014.


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Die Lunæ, 4 Decembris, 1648.

PRAYERS.

Removing the King.

A LETTER from Carisbrook Castle, of the First of December 1648, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon, from Thomas Bourman, Edmund Rolph, and Francis Hawes, concerning the Removal of the Person of the King from the Isle of Wight, was this Day read.

A Letter from the General, of the Third of December 1648, from Westminster, was this Day read.

Candles.

The Question being put, That Candles be brought in;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went forth.

Lord Grey, Tellers for the Yeas: 124.
Sir John Curson, With the Yeas,
Mr. Jenner, Tellers for the Noes: 113.
Sir Walter Earle, With the Noes.

So that the Question passed with the Affirmative.

The Question being put, Whether the Word "Consent" shall be added to the Question;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went forth.

Sir Robert Pye, Tellers for the Yea: 136.
Sir Samuel Luke, With the Yea,
Mr. John Ashe, Tellers for the Noe: 102.
Mr. Challener, With the Noe,

The Question was propounded, That the Removal of the King out of the Isle of Wight was without the Knowledge or Consent of this House:

And the Question being . . . Whether this Question shall be now put;

It passed with the Affirmative.

Resolved, &c. That the Removal of the King out of the Isle of Wight was without the Knowledge or Consent of this House.

King's Answers.

The Question was propounded, Whether the King's Answers to the Proposition of both Houses be satisfactory:

And the Question being put, Whether this Question shall be now put;

The House was divided.

The Noes go forth.

Colonel Ludlow, Tellers for the Yea: 93.
Mr. Love, With the Yea:
Mr. Herbert, Tellers for the Noe: 144.
Sir Thomas Trevour, With the Noe,

So that the Question passed with the Negative.