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History of England;
Of all the
In P A R L I A M E N T,
From the RECORDS, the Journals of both Houses, original
MANUSCRIPTS, scarce Speeches, and TRACTS; all com-
Juvat integross accedere Fontes.
Convention at Oxford, in January 1643.
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N the first of November the Commons An. 18. Car, I, ordered, That all their Members, living 1642. within fixty Miles of London, and not
November, employed in the Service of that House,
phould attend within three Days; all at The Commons a farther Distance, within eight Days; and that such require the At. as did not appear within the Times limited, should tendance of their
Members, be sent for by Messengers, who were to bring them up.
This Order was occafioned by the Thinness of the House, for some Months past, which appears by the following Divisions extracted from their fournals. The most material Points, which gave Occasion to these, have been taken Notice of in their proper Order of Time: The Numbers, only, will be therefore suficient for this Review, June 27. 42 against 27. Aug. 15. 42 against 33. The State of that
- 30. 49 against 35. m 17.43 against 16. House at this July 9. 125 against 45.
19. 69 against 51. Sept. 2. 40 against 29.
27. 69 against 26. Time,