DIE Jovis, 21 Januarii.
PRAYERS, by Mr. Dury.
Domini præsentes fuerunt:
Comes Manchester, Speaker.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Answer from the H. C.
Sir Edward Leech and Mr. Page return this Answer
from the House of Commons:
That they agree in the communicating the Three
Letters which were brought from Newcastle to the
Scotts Commissioners; and they agree to the Ordinance
for making Mr. Rawlinson Minister of Lambeth: (Here
enter it.) To all the rest, they will send an Answer by
Messengers of their own.
Ordered, That the Earl of Northumb. is added to
the Committee at Habberdashers Hall, in the Place of
the Lord Brooke, deceased.
Lady Farmer and Withypoole.
Ordered, That the Rents for the Maintenance of
the Lady Farmer shall be paid into the Hands of those
Persons with whom she now lives, and not to Mr.
Withypoole, until this House give Determination concerning her Custody; and that the Tenants shall be ordered to pay the Rents to the Bailiffs and Officers
of her Estate, until this House shall order otherwise.
Ordered, That John White, a Prisoner in The Gatehouse, shall be brought before this House To-morrow
Morning; and that Mr. Wilson, Lecturer of Madeston,
have Notice likewise to attend.
Message to the H. C. about the Petition concerning Providence, &c.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Sir Edward Leech and Mr. Page:
To put them in Mind of the Message sent down to
them, concerning the Petition of the Governor and
Adventurers to the Islands of Providence and Henrietta,
&c. the 24th of July, 1646.
Ald. Fowkes and the E. I. Company.
The Question being put, "Whether to proceed
to hear the Cause between Alderman Foulkes
and the East India Company upon the Merits
of the Cause?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Ordered, That this Cause shall be heard on Tuesday next in the Morning.
Conference about the Great Seal.
Ordered, That the Report of the Conference concerning the Great Seal of England shall be made Tomorrow in the Afternoon; and then that Business shall
be taken into Consideration.
Ordinance for Mr. Rawlinson to be Minister Lambeth.
Whereas the Rectory of the Church of Lambith,
in the County of Surrey, is now void, by the Resignation of John White the late Incumbent thereof; and
upon the Desire and Recommendation of divers of
the Inhabitants of the said Parish to have Mr. John
Rawlinson (who, by Way of Sequestration, in the
Parish of Mary Abchurch, in the City of London,
hath given good Proof of his Abilities, with great
Profit of the People there, for some Years past), to
be settled their Pastor, in the room of the said Mr.
White: The Lords and Commons, to the End the said
Church and Parish of Lambith may be supplied with
a learned, godly, and orthodox Divine, have Ordered, Ordained, and Appointed, and do hereby
Order, Ordain, and Appoint, the said Mr. Rawlinson to be Rector and Parson of the said Church and
Parish of Lambith; and that he shall and may have,
hold, possess, and enjoy, the said Church and Parsonage, and the Parsonage-house, with all the Rights,
Members, Stipends, Duties, Glebe, Tithes, Profits,
Commodities, and Appurtenances whatsoever, to the
said Parish Church or Parsonage belonging, from
the Day of the Date of this Ordinance, in as large
and ample Manner as the said Mr. White, or any
other Rector or Parson thereof, lawfully or of Right
had, or ought to have had, the same: Provided,
That the said Mr. Rawlinson shall pay all such Tenths,
First Fruits, and other Duties, as ought to be paid,
for or in regard of his Incumbency there: Saving
also to all Bodies Politic and Corporate, and all
other Person and Persons, all such Right or Title as
they, or any of them, have unto the Patronage of
the Church of Lambith aforesaid, except such Persons as are sequestrable by the Ordinance of Parliament for the sequestering of Papists and Delinquents Estates: And the Commissioners of the Great
Seal for the Time being are hereby authorized
to pass the same, under the Great Seal of England,
unto the said Mr. Rawlinson accordingly."
Coleman institued to Langenhoe.
Ordered, &c. That Mr. Doctor Aylett, or his lawful
Deputy, are hereby authorized and required, upon
Sight hereof, to give Institution and Induction unto
Henry Coleman Clerk, Master of Arts, to the Rectory
of Langenhoe, in the County of Essex, void by the
Cession and Resignation of the last Incumbent, salvo
Jure cujuscunque; the said Mr. Coleman taking the National League and Covenant, and producing his Presentation thereunto under the Seal of the Chancellor,
Masters, and Scholars, of the University of Cambridge,
Patrons of the said Rectory.
House adjourned till 10a cras.