DIE Lunæ, 25 Septembris.
PRAYERS, by Mr. Salwey.
Domini præsentes fuerunt:
Comes Manchester, Speaker.
E. of Lauderdale's Daughter's Goods, not to be sold.
Upon reading the Petition of Mary Daughter of John
Earl of Lauderdail, in the Kingdom of Scotland; shewing,
"That, by the last Will and Testament of Mary Countess of Hume, Grandmother to the Mother's Side,
made in Anno 1638, amongst other Things, devised
to the Petitioner's Mother, for her Life only, all her
Furniture in her Houses in Aldersgate Streete, London;
and, after her Decease, to the Petitioner: But the said
Goods are seized, for a Delinquency imputed to her
It is Ordered, That no Sale be made of any the
Goods so seized, or other Disposition made concerning
any the same, until the Petitioner be heard, concerning
her Right and Claim to the same, before the Committee of Lords and Commons for Advance of Money
at Haberdashers Hall, by whose Order the same were
seized; and that Thomas Jarvis, Thomas Hamersley,
George Dawson, and Wm. Ragdall, and all other Persons
therein employed or to be employed, do and shall forbear the Sale and Disposing of all and every the Goods
so seized, until the Petitioner be heard, and her Right
concerning the same upon Hearing determined; which
is by their Lordships especially recommended to that
Committee, to see performed.
Message from the H. C. with an Order and Ordinances.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons,
by Sir Anthony Irby Baronet; who brought up divers
Particulars, wherein they desire their Lordships Concurrence:
1. An Order for printing the Short Catechism.
(Here enter it.)
2. An Ordinance for Continuance of the Ordinance
for paying the Assessments to the Army.
3. An Ordinance additional concerning the Prince
Elector. (Here enter it.)
Read, and Agreed to.
The (fn. *) Answer returned was:
That this House will take the Ordinance for Continuance of the Assessments for the Army into Consideration, and send an Answer by Messengers of their
own: To the rest of the Particulars, this House agrees
Ordinance to continue the Assessments for the Army.
The Ordinance for Continuance of the Ordinance for
paying the Assessments to the Army, was read the Second
Time, and ordered to be committed to the Committee
of the whole House; to be taken into Consideration on
Thursday Morning next.
Capt. Worth, a Habeas Corpus.
Upon reading the Petition of Captain Henry Worth,
now a Prisoner, having Arrears owing to him for his
Service in the Parliament:
It is Ordered, That a Habeas Corpus be forthwith
issued out, to bring the Petitioner before this House immediatè, Corpus cum Causa; and then this House will give
Foucalt and Maynard, concerning The Pearl Hoy, &c.
Upon reading the Petition of Dedier Foucalt; complaining, "The Pearle Hoye and The Box Tree, having
been sold according to the Order of this House, are
yet notwithstanding arrested, by one Captain Maynard:"
It is Ordered, That the (fn. *) said Captain Maynard shall
see this Petition, and return his Answer to this House
on Friday Morning next.
Ordinance to remove Obstructions in the Sale of Bishops Lands.
Ordered, That the Ordinance concerning the removing Obstructions in the Sale of Bishops Lands shall
be taken into Consideration To-morrow Morning.
Ill Management of the Excise.
Ordered, That the Party that can give Information
that the State is prejudiced Fifty Thousand Pounds per
Annum, by the ill Management of the Excise, shall be
heard To-morrow Morning.
Order for printing the Short Catechism.
"It is this Day Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That this Shorter
Catechism be forthwith printed and published; wherein Mr. Henry Roborough and Mr. Adoniram Byfeild,
Scribes of the Assembly of Divines, are required to
use all possible Care and Diligence, that it be from
Time to Time faithfully and exactly done: And, for
preventing of all Abuses therein, it is further Ordered, That no Person whatsoever do presume to
print or re-print the same in any Volume, but only
such as shall be appointed and authorized thereunto
by the said Scribes; and that no Person or Persons
shall presume to sell, barter, or any Way to spread or
convey, any Book or Copies of the said Catechism,
printed without the Appointment abovesaid, upon
Pain of Forfeiture of the whole Impression if any
such be so printed, and of all such Books or Copies
thereof as shall be offered to Sale, Bartering, or be
any otherways spread abroad; and all and every Person offending in any of the Premises to be liable to
such further Punishment as the Contempt of an Ordinance of Parliament shall deserve: Provided, That
this Restriction of Printing shall continue for One
whole Year, and no longer.
"The Grounds and Principles of Religion, contained in a Shorter Catechism (according to the
Advice of the Assembly of Divines sitting at
Westm'r), to be used throughout the Kingdom
of England and Dominion of Wales."
Additional Ordinance for better raising 8000£. per Ann. for the P. Elector.
"An additional Ordinance of the Lords and
Commons assembled in Parliament, for the
better raising of the Yearly Sum of Eight
Thousand Pounds, for the Support of his
Highness Charles Lodowick, Prince Elector,
Count Palatine of The Rbyne.
"Be it Ordered and Ordained, by the Lords and
Commons assembled in Parliament, That the Two
Third Parts of the several Estates hereafter mentioned be added to the Estates mentioned in the
Ordinance of the 17th of March, 1647, intituled,
"An additional Ordinance of the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, for the better raising
of the Yearly Sum of Eight Thousand Pounds, for
the Support of his Highness Charles Lodowicke,
Prince Elector, Count Palatine of The Rbyne;"
(videlicet,) of John Walgrave Esquire, in the County
of Essex; of Henry Lord Morley, in the said County
of Essex; of Frances Crispe Widow, in the County
of Kent, late of Owre, in the County of Sussex; of
Dame Frances Nevill Widow, in the said County of
Kent; of Thomas Stourton Esquire, in the said County
of Kent; of Dame Margarett Wotton Widow, of
Canterbury, in the said County of Kent; of Ralph
Clarke Esquire, in said County of Kent; of Sir Walter
Blunt Knight, of Chillington, in the Counties of
Worcester and Salop; of Sir George Winter Knight,
in the said County of Worcester; and of Sir Richard
Minshall Knight, in the County of Essex: Which
said Estates shall be likewise under the Survey, Rule,
and Government, of the Committee mentioned in
the said former Ordinance of the 17th of March,
1647; as also in the [ (fn. *) Ordinance of the 7th of
October, 1645, intituled, "An Ordinance] for the
settling of the Yearly Sum of Eight Thousand Pounds
upon his Highness Charles Lodowicke, the Prince
Elector, Count Palatine of The Rhyne:" Which said
Committee, or any Five or more of them, out of
the Rents, Issues, and Profits of the aforesaid Estates,
together with those in the said former Ordinances
mentioned, shall make due Payment unto his said
Highness the Prince Elector, of the said Yearly
Revenue of Eight Thousand Pounds, together with
the Arrears mentioned in the said former Ordinance
of the 17th of March, 1647, at the Days and Times
in the said former Ordinances limited and appointed;
and for the managing of the aforesaid Estates, and
Regulation of the Premises, the said Committee, or
any Five or more of them, have the like Power,
and are to follow the same Directions, as in and by
the said former Ordinances of Parliament are before
Jemmatt to be instituted to St. Giles's, Reading.
Ordered, That Doctor Bennett give Institution and
Induction unto Jo. Jemmatt Clerk, to the Vicarage of
St. Giles, in the Town of Reading, in Com. Berks, void
by Death; salvo Jure cujuscunque: Granted by the