Die Mercurii, ult Augusti, 1642.
ORDERED, That Mr. Solicitor and Mr. Salloway
do return Thanks unto Dr. Downing and Mr. Carter,
for the great Pains they took in the Sermons they preached, at the Intreaty of this House, before the Members thereof, at St. Margarett's, Westminster, this Day of publick
Fast; and that they do intreat them, from the House, to
print their Sermons: And that they have the like Order
of Restraint for those only to print their Sermons, whom
they shall appoint, as others in the like Cases have formerly had.
Resolved, That Mr. Hodges and Mr. Wilson, shall be
nominated by this House, to preach before the Members
of this House, the next Day of publick Fast: And that
Mr. Green do, from this House, intreat Mr. Hodges;
and Sir H. Heyman, Mr. Wilson.
Suppressing Stage Plays.
Ordered, That a Message be sent to the Lords, To-morrow Morning, to desire them to join with this House
in an Order that all Stage Plays may be put down, during
this Time of Distractions, and of Fasting: And Mr.
Rowse is appointed to bring in an Order to this Purpose.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the Order of the
22th of July, for Allowing of Thirty Pounds to Monsieur
de Nevile, a French Gentleman, out of the Collections
at the publick Fasts at Westminster, by Ten Pounds a
Fast, be revoked; the House intending to provide for
him in another Manner.
Ordered, That the Lords be moved to join with this
House in an Order that the Capuchins may be forthwith
sent out of the Kingdom; and that their Convent, and
Place of Residence, may be demolished, that it may not
be a Receipt for the like Sort of People hereafter.
And Sir Ro. Harley is appointed to draw up an Order to
this Purpose; and to bring it in To-morrow Morning.