Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 10, 1648-1649. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Veneris, 30 die Junii.
Vernon and Cudworth.
Hall, a Pass.
Letter from Major Rolfe
Gent. Usher to secure him.
Thomas Farrier and Barthol. Lavander, Two Serjeants, deposed upon Oath, "That the said Major Edm. Rolph is not able to come abroad, without manifest Prejudice of his Health; and that it will be a Month before he be fit to go abroad."
It is Ordered, That the Gentleman Usher attending this House shall take the said Major into his Custody, and secure him; and shall take a Surgeon along with him, to view and see what Condition he is in, and give an Account thereof to this House To-morrow Morning.
Ly. Capel's Petition for her Son, who is carried Prisoner to the Army.
Upon reading the Petition of Eliz. Lady Capell, Wife to Arthur Lord Capell; shewing, "That Arthur Capell, her Eldest Son, an Infant of about Sixteen Years, hath been lately, by Order of both or One of the Houses, (fn. 1) sent Prisoner to the Army under the Command of the Lord Fairfax:"
Votes concerning a Treaty with the King for Peace.
The Earl of Northumb. reported some Votes, (fn. 2) from the Committee which are to consider of what hath been offered to the King, and to be offered; videlicet,
Launce to be admitted Minister of St. Edmond the King.
Message to the H. C. with the Votes for a Treaty with the King; and to sit Tomorrow &c.
Message to them, for Ly. Capel's Son to be released.
Cecil, a Pass.
Donne, Canon of Christ Church.
Ly. Aubigny, a Pass.
Ordered, That the Lady Aubigny, with (fn. 3) her Servants, shall have a Pass, to go into Ulster, in the Kingdom of Ireland, and return again.
Whitemore to be instituted to Starton;
Ordered, &c. That Doctor Aylett shall give Institution and Induction unto Jo. Whitemore Clerk, to the Vicarage of Starton, together with the Chapel of Boddington thereunto annexed, in Com. Gloucester; salvo Jure cujuscunque: Granted by the Great Seal.
Edwards to Laigendog;
Ordered, That Doctor Heath give Institution and Induction unto Hugh Edwards Clerk, Master of Arts, to the Vicarage of Llaigendog, together with the Chapel of Landbaysant thereunto annexed, in the County of Carmarthen; salvo Jure &c.: Great Seal.
and Sheffield to Ibitock.
Ordered, That Doctor Aylett give Institution and Induction unto Will'm Sheffield Clerk, to the Rectory of Ibstocke, together with the Chapels of Hucklescoate and Dunington thereunto annexed, in Com. Leicester, void by the Resignation of the last Incumbent; salvo Jure, &c.: Great Seal.
Walker to publish Perfect Occurrences.
It is Ordered, by the Lords in Parliament assembled, That the said Henry Walker shall still have the Benefit of publishing the said Book, during the Pleasure of this House; and none else shall print that Title.
Ordinance for Diggle to be Rector of Chidingfold.
"Whereas Doctor Edward Layfeild, Rector of the Parish Church of Chidingfold, in the County of Surrey, is voted in Parliament unfit for any Ecclesiastical Preserment in the Church of England; and the said Rectory, by the Committee of plundered Ministers, with the Approbation of the Assembly of Divines, conferred by Sequestration upon John Diggle, Master of Arts, an orthodox Divine, who (fn. 4) hath accordingly, ever since February, 1643, officiated the said Cure: Be it Declared and Ordained, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That the said Edward Layfeild be hereby deprived, amoved, and discharged, of the said Rectory of Chiddingsold, and so remain uncapable of the same: And be it Ordained, by the Authority aforesaid, That the said John Diggle shall be, and is hereby, made and appointed Rector and Incumbent unto the said Rectory of Chidingfold; and that the said John Diggle shall have and enjoy the said Rectory in as full and ample Manner, and receive the Rents, Profits, Tithes, and other Duties thereunto belonging, as the said Doctor Layfeild, or any of his Predecessors, formerly have or ought of Right to have done; and that the said John Diggle shall pay all such Tenths and First Fruits, and other Duties, as are or ought to be payable by the Incumbent of the said Rectory, for and in respect of the same: And be it further Ordained, That the Commissioners of the Great Seal shall hereby have Power to present the said John Diggle unto the said Rectory of Chidingfold; saving and reserving to all and every Person and Persons, other than the Dean of Salisbury, and all claiming from, by, or under him, all such Right and Title of Presentation to the said Church, as doth or may of Right to them, or any of them, belong or appertain; any Thing in this Ordinance to the contrary in any Wife notwithstanding."