The Diary of Thomas Burton
23 May 1657


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'The Diary of Thomas Burton: 23 May 1657', Diary of Thomas Burton esq, volume 2: April 1657 - February 1658 (1828), pp. 119. URL: Date accessed: 28 November 2014.


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Saturday, May 23, 1657.

The question being put, that James Nayler be removed for a month, out of Bridewell, London.

The House was divided: Yeas 38, Noes 49.

So it passed in the negative. (fn. 1)

Resolved, that a Committee be appointed to attend upon his Highness the Lord Protector, to know when this House shall attend his Highness with this humble Petition and Advice.

Resolved, that this Committee do wait on his Highness so soon as the House riseth.


1 See Vol. i. pp. 370, 380.