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The Clarke Papers. Selections from the Papers of William Clarke, Secretary to the Council of the Army, 1647-1649, and to General Monck and the Commanders of the Army in Scotland, 1651-1660, ed. C.H. Firth (London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1899). 4 vols.
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Nov. 17, 1657.—
f. 127.The solemnities of the nuptialls Wensday and Thursday last were kept with much privacy and honour, severall of the nobility being then entertained according to their quallitie, and as that occasion required, their joy being answered by the Citties ringing of bells, and by the firing greate gunns at the Tower. The Lord Henry Cromwell is made Lord Deputy of Ireland. The Judges being lately required by his Highnesse to make the forme of writt whereby the intended members of the other House might be called to sit in parliament, their answer was that until his Highness did accept of the title of King noe legall writs could be made, nor house of Peeres constituted.
f. 129b.Yesterday and today the Councell have spent much time in considering of the members for the other House, but there names are not yet knowne.
f. 130.Intelligence of the interview between Sir J. Reynolds and the Duke of Yorke.2 Part of Col. Salmon’s and part of Col. Biscoe’s regiments to goe for Mardyke.
[2 ]See Memoirs of James II. i. 326; cf. Thurloe, vi. 687, 731.