Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 2, 1640-1643. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Die Mercurii, 25 Maii, 1642.
ORDERED, That Mr. Harris, and Mr. Obadiah Sedgwick, who this Day, being the Day of the publick Fast, at the Intreaty of the House of Commons, preached at St. Margaret's, Westminster, shall have Thanks returned them, for the great and worthy Pains they have taken: And that they be desired to print their Sermons: And that no Man shall presume to print them, but such as they shall appoint, till the House shall take further Order. Sir Gilbert Gerard and Sir Thomas Barrington are to return the Thanks of this House to these Gentlemen.
Ordered, That Dr. Gouge and Mr. Sedgewick of Farneham in Essex shall be desired to preach before the House of Commons the next Fast.
Sir Tho. Barrington is appointed to give Mr. Sedgwick Notice, and Sir Gilbert Gerrard to Dr. Gouge.
Ordered, That hereafter those of the Assembly shall be desired to preach, at the Publick Fasts, before the House of Commons.
Person sent for.
Resolved, upon the Question, That * Crosse, the Alehousekeeper in Chancery-lane, shall be forthwith sent for, as a Delinquent, by the Serjeant at Arms attending on this House, for contemning and violating the Ordinance of both Houses, to the which the King hath assented, for observing a publick monthly Fast.