Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 7, 1644. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Mercurii, 10 Septembris.
Ordinance for selling Delinquents Estates.
Ordinance for a Comptroller, &c. of Excise.
Lynkeback versus Loftus.
Upon reading the Petition of John Cornelius Lynkebecke; desiring, "That the Protection of Mr. Nicholas Loftus may be withdrawn:" It is Ordered, That Mr. Loftus may have a Copy of the Petition, and shew Reason to this House on Friday next, why the (fn. 1) Petition should not be granted.
Message to the H. C. with an Ordinance.
Duke of Guelders to export Horses.
Ordered, That the Duke of Gelders shall have Leave to transport Twenty Horses beyond the Seas, they being for his necessary Journey, and this House is informed he brought as many over with him into England; and the Concurrence of the House of Commons is desired herein.
Ordinance for the Election of Dr. Metcalfe and Dr. Pratt, to be Senior Fellows of of Trin. Coll. Cambridge.
"Whereas, by the Ejectment of divers of the Fellows of Trinity Colledge, in Cambridge, and others withdrawing themselves; as also by the Death of the late Vice-master, Mr. Borton; of the Eight Seniors, who, by the Statutes, together with the Master, are intrusted with the Government of the College, there is but One sworn Senior in the College; the Vacancy of which Place doth much hinder the well-managing of the many Affairs of that great College: Be it therefore Ordered and Ordained, by the Lords and Commons, &c. That Dr. Medcalfe, Hebrew Professor in Cambridge, be (according to that Indulgence which the Statute of that College allows him, Cap. 41.), upon the relinquishing of his Professor's Place, put into One of the Fellowships in Trinity Colledge, now vacant by Ejectment; and that Dr. Pratt be likewise put into the Physic Place, which is now vacant by Ejectment: And that these Two Doctors may, by the Master and Fellows of Trinity Colledge, be received into Two of the Fellowships vacant by Ejectment, videlicet, Doctor Medcalfe into Mr. Marshall's Fellowship, and Doctor Pratt into Mr. Nevill's Fellowship; and that they, enjoying the Benefit of Seniority according to the Seniority in the University, be likewise admitted into Two of the Places of the Eight Seniors, to exercise the Power, receive the Profits, and enjoy all the Privileges, belonging to the Place of a Senior in Trinity Colledge."