House of Commons Journal Volume 3
22 August 1643

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 3: 22 August 1643', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 3: 1643-1644 (1802), pp. 214-215. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=10500 Date accessed: 29 November 2014.


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Die Martis, 22 Augusti, 1643.

PRAYERS.

St. Peter's Cornehill Parsonage.

AN Order for sequestring the Parsonage of St. Peter's Cornehill, London, whereof Wm. Fairefaxe Doctor in Divinity, is now Rector, to the Use and Benefit of Tho. Coleman, Master of Arts, a godly, learned, and orthodox Divine; who is hereby required to officiate the said Cure, and to preach diligently there; was this Day read; and, by Vote upon the Question, assented unto.

St. Botolphe's Aldersgate Curacy.

An Order for sequestring the Curateship of the Parish Church of St. Botolphe's Aldersgate, London, whereof Tho. Boothe Clerk is now Curate, to the Use and Benefit of Jo. Conant, Batchelor in Divinity, a godly, learned, and orthodox Divine; who is thereby required to officiate the said Cure, and to preach diligently there; was this Day read; and, by Vote upon the Question, assented unto.

St. Vedast Rectory.

An Order for sequestring the Rectory of the Parish Church of St. Vedast, alias Fosters, London, whereof James Batty is Rector, to the Use and Benefit of Foulke Bellers, Master of Arts, a godly and orthodox Divine; who is thereby authorized and required to officiate the said Cure, as Rector; and to preach diligently there; was this Day read; and, by Vote upon the Question, assented unto.

Redburne Vicarage.

An Order for sequestring the Vicarage of the Parish Church of Redburne, in the County of Herts', whereof Philip Leigh is now Vicar, to the Use and Benefit of Ralph Rotheram, Master of Arts, a godly, learned, and orthodox Divine; who is thereby authorized and required to officiate the said Cure, as Vicar; and to preach diligently to the Parishioners; was this Day read; and, by Vote upon the Question, assented unto.

Fornax Pelham Vicarage.

An Order for sequestring the Vicarage of the Parish Church of Fornax Pelham, in the County of Herts', whereof Hen. Hancocks is now Vicar, to the Use and Benefit of Tho. Vaughan, a godly and orthodox Divine; who is thereby authorized and required to officiate the said Cure, as Rector; and to preach diligently to the Parishioners; was this Day read; and, by Vote upon the Question, assented unto.

St. Michael Royal Parsonage.

An Order for sequestring the Parsonage of St. Michael Royal, London, whereof Luke Proctor is now Parson, to the Use and Benefit of Henry Searle, Master of Arts, a godly, learned, and orthodox Divine; who is, by the said Order, authorized and required to officiate the said Cure, as Parson, in all the Duties thereof; and to preach diligently to the Parishioners; was this Day read; and, by Vote upon the Question, assented unto.

The Assembly.

The Names of such of the Assembly as have excused themselves; the Names of such as have not at all appeared; and the Names of such as have appeared once or twice in the Assembly, but have since absented themselves; were this Day presented, and referred to the Consideration of the Committee of this House of the Assembly.

Church Government.

Ordered, That it be propounded to the Assembly of Divines, to consider of the Doctrine of the Nine next Articles of the Nine-and-thirty Articles of the Church of England, to clear and vindicate the same from all Aspersions, and false Interpretations: And that the Lords Concurrence be desired herein.

Clothiers Petition to the King.

A Petition, presented unto his Majesty at his Court of Bristol, on the Seventh Day of August 1643, by Sir Baynham Throckmorton Baronet, High Sheriff of the County of Gloucester, on the Behalf of the Clothiers of the same County; with his Majesty's Answer thereunto, printed at Oxon; was this Day read; and referred unto Mr. Hoyle, Mr. Ashes ambo, Mr. Whittlock, Mr. Rolle, Mr. Rose, * * Pye, Mr. Browne, Mr. Nash, Mr. Niclas, Mr. Baynton, Mr. Cage, Sir Tho. Soame, Mr. Stevens, Mr. Trenchard, Mr. Serjeant Wilde;

This Committee is to examine the Truth of this Petition; and to consider of it, and of some Order upon it; and to present it to the House: And have Power to send for the Merchant Adventurers, and all Merchant Traders, and to communicate it with them: And to send for Parties, Witnesses, Papers, Records: And are to meet To-morrow at Two post Meridiem.

Mr. Ashe is appointed to communicate, this Day, this Petition to the Merchant Adventurers.

Tenants Indemnity.

Ordered, That Mr. Nicholas and Mr. Prideaux do prepare an Ordinance, to save harmless the Tenants paying the Rates for their Landlords towards the Assessments for raising of Horses; according to the like Clause in the Bill of Four hundred thousand Pounds.

Customers Salary, &c.

The Customers were called in: And Mr. Speaker, by the Command of the House, propounded unto them, that at this time of the great Necessity of the Navy, they would forbear their Salary till the End of the Year; and that they would forbear the Profits accruing from the East India Ships now returned, or coming in.

Mr. Fowlke, in the Name of the rest, gave divers Reasons why they could not yield to these Propositions: The which Reasons were left in Writing.

Phelps' Indemnity.

Whereas Tho. Phelps Coachmaker, in Obedience unto the Ordinance of Parliament, hath paid in, to the Use of the Parliament, the Sum of Five-and-twenty Pounds, due at Midsummer last unto one * Wats, now in actual Hostility against the Parliament, for the Rent of a House in St. Martin's Lane: It is this Day Ordered, by this House, That the said Tho. Phelps, for his so doing, shall be saved harmless, and be kept indemnified from further paying of the said Rent to that time; and from all Suits and Charges which have heretofore, or shall hereafter be occasioned thereby, by any Person or Persons: And that all Suits be stayed: And that the further Proceedings against the Prosecutors be referred to the Committee of Sequestrations, to proceed against them according to that Ordinance, and the Explanations thereupon.

East India Company.

Ordered, That the East India Company do forthwith pay in the whole Customs, upon their Goods now imported, according to the Ordinance: And that they shall have the like Allowance upon such of the said Goods, upon the Exportation, in the same manner as other Merchants have.

Commissioners of Customs.

Mr. Ellis and Mr. Holland, are appointed to speak with the Commissioners of the Customs; and to know of them upon what Conditions they will forbear the Monies desired by the House: Whether continuing them any longer time will give them Satisfaction.

Mr. Ellis reports from the Commissioners, that it is not their Desire, for longer time: If they shall be continued any longer, they will (as yet they have done) do faithful Service: And as for Conditions, they do desire this House would be pleased to make Propositions; and they will give their Answer To-morrow Morning.

Naval Affairs.

A Letter from the Earl of Warwick, of the Nineteenth of August, representing the State of the Ships now abroad, was this read.