Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 6, 1648-1651. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Die Veneris, 14 Martii, 1650.
RESOLVED, upon the Question, by the Parliament, That the Lords Commissioners for the Great Seal of England, be authorized to grant a Warrant for a Writ of Ad quod damnum, to be issued under the Great Seal of England, touching a Fortnight's Fair to be kept at the Town of North Auckland alias Market Auckland, in the County of Durham: And if, upon the Return thereof, the same shall appear not to be prejudicial, but beneficial, to the County, that then the said Lords Commissioners for the Great Seal of England be authorized to give Warrant to Mr. Attorney General, to prepare a Patent for the same, in common Form: Which the said Lords Commissioners are hereby authorized to pass under the Great Seal accordingly.
Court of Wards.
Resolved, upon the Question by the Parliament, That the Records lately belonging to the late Court of Wards, be transferred into the Court of Exchequer: And that Humfrey Salwey Esquire do take them into his Care and Custody, as well such as are already transferred into the said Court, as also all such Records, Evidences, and Writings, as remain in the Custody of Hugh Audley Esquire, as Clerk of the said late Court: Who is hereby required to deliver them accordingly, by Inventory, to be kept for the Benefit of the Publick: And that the said Mr. Salwey be authorized to deliver them out, as he shall receive Orders, from time to time, by any of the Courts of Justice sitting at Westminster.
Resolved, upon the Question, by the Parliament, That the Committee to whom the Petition of Sir James Stonehouse was referred, do require and receive from the Commissioners for Compounding, such Information as they can give of the Matter of Fact; as also, upon hearing both Sides and Examination of the Matter, to make Report of the whole Matter to Parliament, on Thursdaysevennight: And that the Commissioners for Compounding be hereby required to give Order for Stay of seizing and felling the personal Estate of Sir James Stonehouse; and likewise to stay the Felling of Timber, and Cutting of Underwoods, upon the Lands so sequestred, in the mean time.
Proachers not to be thanked.
Dean of Christ Church.
Mr. Carill came voluntarily and of his own Accord to this Committee; and said, That he had received this Committee's Orders to attend the Service of Christ Church in Oxon, as Collegiate Dean there; and, hearing that Dr. Reynolds had subscribed the Engagement, he did before this Committee, tender his Willingness to have him readmitted, so far as concerned himself in the Laying down of that Place: But this Committee was then pleased to declare their Favour for my Continuance, according to my first Order: And, when I look upon the Date of your first Order, I desire to beg your Pardon, that the Service of that Place hath been retarded by me; yet not altogether by me; for, since that time, I have been ready to give an Answer to go down and take that Charge upon me: And, were I single, I should readily receive it; but having imparted it to those that have a Pre-engagement upon me here in London, I have freely consented to them to stay: And I humbly beseech this honourable Committee to receive back that which you have so nobly and freely given me; and here I readily and willingly give it back:" And Mr. Carrill did deliver into the Hands of Mr. James Challenor, being in the Chair, the Orders of this Committee.
This Committee, having read their Order of the Sixth of February instant; whereby it was resolved, That Dr. Reynolds should not be restored; did then seriously debate, whether Dr. Reynolds should be from henceforth constituted Collegiate Dean of Christ Church, he having subscribed the Engagement in Terms.
|Colonel Purefoy,||Tellers for the Noes:||19.|
|General Popham,||With the Noes,|
|Sir Henry Vane,||Tellers for the Yeas:||26.|
|Mr.Ralegh,||With the Yeas,|