Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 8, 1645-1647. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Mercurii, 19 die Augusti.
PRAYERS, by Mr. Twisden.
Beck to be instituted to Water Eaton.
Ordered, That Sir Nathaniell Brent shall give Institution and Induction to Henry Becke Clerk, to the Rectory of Water Eaton, in the County of Berks; being presented thereunto by Henry Marten Esquire; and this with a salvo Juris cujuscumque.
Treasurers at Goldsmiths Hall not to dispose of Monies but by Order of both Houses.
This Day this House perused the Ordinances passed both Houses, which give Power to the Committee at Gouldsmithes Hall to raise and dispose of Monies.
And finding that the said Committee do dispose of Monies by the Order of the House of Commons only: It is Ordered, by the Lords in Parliament assembled, That Micbaell Hering and Ric'd Waringe, Treasurers at Gouldsmitbes Hall, London, nor either of them, shall issue out any Money, but such as they shall be authorized by Order or Ordinance of both Houses of Parliament.
Message from the H. C. with Ordinances.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Gyles Greene, &c.
To desire Concurrence in several Ordinances:
1. That Captain Beddell be Captain of The Adventure Frigatt; and that Abrabam Wheeler be [ (fn. 1) Captain of The] Cignett Frigatt, for this latter End of this Summer's Guard, and the Winter Guard. (Here enter it.)
2. An Order for Seven Ministers to be sent to Oxford, to preach.
Agreed to, with the adding of these Words [" if they be willing"].
3. An Ordinance for Mr. Durbam to be Minister of Burfield, in Com. Berks.
4. An Ordinance for a Pardon of Sir Wm. Walter's Delinquency.
5. An Ordinance for Pardon of John Harris' Delinquency.
6. An Ordinance for Pardon of Mr. James Cole's Delinquency.
The Answer returned was:
That this House agrees, that Captain Beddell be Captain of The Adventure Frigatt, and Captain Wheeler to be Captain of The Cignett Frigatt: To all the rest, this House will send an Answer by Messengers of their own.
Answer from the H. C.
Doctor Aylett and Doctor Heath return with this Answer to the Message sent last to the House of Commons:
That they agree to the Winter Guard by Sea; and to all the rest of the Particulars, they will send an Answer by Messengers of their own.
L. Stanhope to have no Soldiers quartered in his Houses.
Complaint being made to this House, "That the Lord Stanhope hath Soldiers billeted in his House, at Harington, in the County of North'ton."
Hereupon it is Ordered, That no Soldiers shall be billeted or quartered in any of his Lordship's Houses, he being a Peer of this Realm.
Bovle. a Pass to Holland.
Ordered, That Mr. Boyle and his Wife shall have a Pass, to go into Holland; carrying with them Servants, and such Necessaries as are fit for his Journey.
Adams's Petition, to be indemnisied for for his Losses.
Upon reading the Petition of Wm. Adams, of Paterchurch, in the County of Pembrooke, Gentleman; setting forth "his great Losses; therefore desires something to be given him, for Repair of his Losses."
It is Ordered, To be recommended to the House of Commons.
Ordinance for repairing Churches.
Ordered, That these Lords following do prepare an Ordinance, and bring the same into this House, for some Course to be taken for repairing of Churches and Chapels:
Any Two, to meet when they please.
E. of Berks' Goods at New Elme not to be stirred.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of Lords and Commons for Sequestrations, that they would send Order, that the Goods of the Earl of Berks, at New Elme, in the County of Oxon, may not be stirred from thence until the further Directions of the Parliament; the Earl of Manchester and the Lord Howard offering to give their Words that the Goods shall not be stirred.
Chamberlain and Nicholls.
Upon reading the Certificate of the Judges, concerning the Cause between Chamberlaine and Nicolls: It is Ordered, That Chamberlaine shall have a Copy of this Certificate, and shew Cause by this Day Month why the said Cause should not be dismissed this House.
Harford and Haswell.
Ordered, That the Cause between Mr. Harford and Haswell shall be heard, in this House, this Day Fortnight, being the Second of September.
Baker and Pettit.
Upon reading the Petition of John Baker, concerning Petit's Business: It is Ordered, To be referred to take his Remedy in the Court of Admiralty.
Preacher at the Fast.
Ordered, That Doctor Temple is appointed to preach before the Lords, in the Abbey Church, the next Fastday, in the Place of Mr. Tuckney.
E. of Dover took the Covenant.
This Day the Earl of Dover took and subscribed the Covenant.
Paynton to be instituted to Finton.
Ordered, &c. That Doctor Aylett, &c. give Institution and Induction to William Paynton Clerk, Batchelor in Divinity, to the Rectory of Finton, in the Diocese of Gloucester, Salvo Jure cujuscunque, void by the Death of John Roper Incumbent; Thomas Baker Esquire Patron.
Hussey to be instituted to Beor Regis.
Ordered, &c. That Doctor Aylett, &c. give Institution and Induction to Bartholmew Hussey Clerk, Master of Arts, to the Vicarage of Beor Regis, in the County of Dorsett, and Diocese of Bristoll, Salvo Jure cujuscunque, void by the Death of John Rogers Clerk, late Incumbent; Thomas Strengewayes Patron.
Beddall to command The Adventure;
"It is Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That Captain Beddall be Captain of The Adventure Frigatt, for the latter End of this Summer's Guard, and the Winter's Guard."
and Wheeler, The Cygnet
It is Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That Abraham Wheeler be Captain of The Cignett Frigatt, for the latter End of this Summer's Guard, and the Winter's Guard."
House adjourned till 10a cras.