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 Jovis, 21 Januarii.
PRAYERS, by Mr. Dury.
Domini præsentes fuerunt:
Comes Manchester, Speaker.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Answer from the H. C.
Sir Edward Leech and Mr. Page return this Answer from the House of Commons:
That they agree in the communicating the Three Letters which were brought from Newcastle to the Scotts Commissioners; and they agree to the Ordinance for making Mr. Rawlinson Minister of Lambeth: (Here enter it.) To all the rest, they will send an Answer by Messengers of their own.
Ordered, That the Earl of Northumb. is added to the Committee at Habberdashers Hall, in the Place of the Lord Brooke, deceased.
Lady Farmer and Withypoole.
Ordered, That the Rents for the Maintenance of the Lady Farmer shall be paid into the Hands of those Persons with whom she now lives, and not to Mr. Withypoole, until this House give Determination concerning her Custody; and that the Tenants shall be ordered to pay the Rents to the Bailiffs and Officers of her Estate, until this House shall order otherwise.
Ordered, That John White, a Prisoner in The Gatehouse, shall be brought before this House To-morrow Morning; and that Mr. Wilson, Lecturer of Madeston, have Notice likewise to attend.
Message to the H. C. about the Petition concerning Providence, &c.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Edward Leech and Mr. Page:
To put them in Mind of the Message sent down to them, concerning the Petition of the Governor and Adventurers to the Islands of Providence and Henrietta, &c. the 24th of July, 1646.
Ald. Fowkes and the E. I. Company.
The Question being put, "Whether to proceed to hear the Cause between Alderman Foulkes and the East India Company upon the Merits of the Cause?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Ordered, That this Cause shall be heard on Tuesday next in the Morning.
Conference about the Great Seal.
Ordered, That the Report of the Conference concerning the Great Seal of England shall be made Tomorrow in the Afternoon; and then that Business shall be taken into Consideration.
Ordinance for Mr. Rawlinson to be Minister Lambeth.
Whereas the Rectory of the Church of Lambith, in the County of Surrey, is now void, by the Resignation of John White the late Incumbent thereof; and upon the Desire and Recommendation of divers of the Inhabitants of the said Parish to have Mr. John Rawlinson (who, by Way of Sequestration, in the Parish of Mary Abchurch, in the City of London, hath given good Proof of his Abilities, with great Profit of the People there, for some Years past), to be settled their Pastor, in the room of the said Mr. White: The Lords and Commons, to the End the said Church and Parish of Lambith may be supplied with a learned, godly, and orthodox Divine, have Ordered, Ordained, and Appointed, and do hereby Order, Ordain, and Appoint, the said Mr. Rawlinson to be Rector and Parson of the said Church and Parish of Lambith; and that he shall and may have, hold, possess, and enjoy, the said Church and Parsonage, and the Parsonage-house, with all the Rights, Members, Stipends, Duties, Glebe, Tithes, Profits, Commodities, and Appurtenances whatsoever, to the said Parish Church or Parsonage belonging, from the Day of the Date of this Ordinance, in as large and ample Manner as the said Mr. White, or any other Rector or Parson thereof, lawfully or of Right had, or ought to have had, the same: Provided, That the said Mr. Rawlinson shall pay all such Tenths, First Fruits, and other Duties, as ought to be paid, for or in regard of his Incumbency there: Saving also to all Bodies Politic and Corporate, and all other Person and Persons, all such Right or Title as they, or any of them, have unto the Patronage of the Church of Lambith aforesaid, except such Persons as are sequestrable by the Ordinance of Parliament for the sequestering of Papists and Delinquents Estates: And the Commissioners of the Great Seal for the Time being are hereby authorized to pass the same, under the Great Seal of England, unto the said Mr. Rawlinson accordingly."
Coleman institued to Langenhoe.
Ordered, &c. That Mr. Doctor Aylett, or his lawful Deputy, are hereby authorized and required, upon Sight hereof, to give Institution and Induction unto Henry Coleman Clerk, Master of Arts, to the Rectory of Langenhoe, in the County of Essex, void by the Cession and Resignation of the last Incumbent, salvo Jure cujuscunque; the said Mr. Coleman taking the National League and Covenant, and producing his Presentation thereunto under the Seal of the Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars, of the University of Cambridge, Patrons of the said Rectory.
House adjourned till 10a cras.