Die Veneris, 22 Januarii, 1646.
THE Grand Committee, according to former Order,
sat, to take into Consideration the Ordinance sent
from the Lords, concerning the Inhibiting of Persons to
preach, that are not ordained.
Mr. Whittacre in the Chair.-
Message to Lords.
Mr. Holles, according to former Order, carried to the
Lords the Ordinance for committing the Custody of the
Great Seal to the Speakers of both Houses, in manner as
formerly, to continue until Ten Days after the next Term:
The Ordinance for issuing a Commission to Judges to hear
Causes in Chancery, in Absence of the Commissioners:
The Vote, That Circuits should be kept this Vacation:
The Vote for appointing a Committee to consider of
filling the Benches with Judges: The Vote, That the
Seal may be delivered to the Commissioners, and they
sworn in the Presence of both Houses: The Vote to require the Commissioners of the Great Seal to present the
Names of the Judges that are to ride the Circuits: The
Order for Payment of Two hundred Ninety-four Pounds
to Francis Smyth Esquire, for Goods delivered in Ireland,
out of the Sequestrations at Guildhall, London.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Answer from Lords.
Mr. Holles reports, That the Lords do agree to all the
Messages carried to them by him: And have appointed
this Afternoon at Four of Clock, to deliver the Seal to
the Commissioners; and to swear them, in the Presence
of both Houses.
The House being informed, That the Gentleman Usher
of the Lords House was at the Door;
He was called in: And did acquaint the House, That
the Lords were ready, and did expect this House, that
the Seal might be delivered, and the Commissioners sworn,
in the Presence of both Houses.
Mr. Speaker, and the whole House with him, went
accordingly to the Lords.