DIE Sabbati, 23 die Novembris.
PRAYERS, by Mr. Walker.
Ds. Grey de Warke, Speaker.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Sub-committee to attend, for seizing and inventorying the Goods of the Gentleman Usher.
Upon Information to this House, "That the Subcommittee for Midd. have seized and inventoried the
Goods of Alexand'r Thayne, Gentleman Usher of the
Black Rod, attending this House;" and considering
that the Business is referred to the Examination of the
Committee of Lords and Commons at Haberdashers Hall:
It is Ordered, That Mr. Withers, and the rest of the
Committee, shall presently attend this House, to give
an Account by what Authority they did it.
Webb, for Blasphemy, at the Bar.
Thomas Webb, being apprehended according to the
Order of this House Yesterday, was brought to this
And the Articles against him were read; and he made
his Sense upon them; and confessed, "He was One
that exercised his Gifts; but he hath not done it these
Two Months, since he hath been told that it is against
His Opinions to be examined.
Hereupon this House Ordered, That it be referred
to Dr. Burges, Mr. Calamy, Mr. Obadiah Sedgwicke, Mr.
Caroll, and Mr. Chambers, to examine the said Thomas
Webb, concerning his Judgement, and Opinion of the
whole Charge; especially concerning the Articles touching his believing in Christ, and touching the Immortality of the Soul; and that they endeavour to settle
his Judgement from the Errors of his Opinions, and
reduce to the Orthodox Opinion; and that they make
their Certificate of the same to this House.
And it is further Ordered, That the said Webb shall
remain in safe Custody he now is under, until he put in
such Bail for his safe Custody as this House shall approve of.
Ordinance for the Attainder of the Archbishop of Cant.
Next, the House was adjourned into a Committee
during Pleasure, to take into Consideration and Debate
the Ordinance for the Attainder of Wm. Laude, Archbishop of Canterbury.
The House was resumed.
And it is Ordered, That all this Business shall be taken
into Consideration on Monday Morning next, at which
Time the Lords absent are to have Notice thereof.
No Persons to seize or inventory the Goods in the Hands of Mr. Thayne, Gentleman Usher, but the Committee at Haberdashers Hall.
"Whereas, upon Information given to the Committee
of Lords and Commons sitting at Habberdashers Hall,
London (that certain Goods of Sir Edward Herbert
Knight were remaining in the House of Alexander
Thaine Esquire, the Gentleman Usher attending this
House), the Examination of that Business, by Order
of both Houses, is referred to the said Committee,
who have given some Direction therein: It is therefore now Ordered, by the Lords in Parliament,
That no Person or Persons whatsoever, by Warrant
of any other Committee (than the aforesaid Committee
of Lords and Commons at Habberdashers Hall), shall intermeddle in the seizing or inventorying of any Goods,
while the Matter depends before the said Committee,
to whom it stands referred by Order of both Houses
House adjourned till 9a, Monday next.