Die Mercurii, 29 Junii, 1642.
ORDERED, That Mr. Reynold and Mr. Hill be
desired to preach at the next publick Fast, before
the Commons at St. Margaret's, Westminster: And Sir
Christ. Yelverton is to signify unto them this Desire of
Ordered, That Sir Tho. Barrington do return Thanks
to Dr. Gouge and Mr. Sedgewick, for the great Pains
they took in the Sermons they this Day preached, at the
Intreaty of the Commons House, at St. Margaret's,
Westminster, this being the Day of the publick Fast;
and that they be desired to print their Sermons; with
the like Order of Restraint as hath been formerly granted
in the like Case.
Ordered, That Mr. Ash and Mr. Hampden do return
Thanks to Mr. Ashe and Dr. Burgesse, for the good
Pains they took in the Sermons they preached the last
Fast Day but Two, at the Intreaty of the Commons
House; and that they be desired to print their Sermons;
with the like Order of Restraint as formerly has been
granted for the Printing of Sermons preached before
St. Fosters, London, Lecturer.
Upon the humble Petition of the Parishioners of the
Parish of St. Fosters, in Foster-Lane, London, desiring
James Eliott, Doctor in Divinity, to be their Lecturer,
to preach the Lord's Days and Fast Days in the Afternoon, and on Fridays before the Sacrament, whom they
undertake to maintain at their own Charge, this Day presented to the House, and read: And upon the Certificate
of Dr. Gouge, Mr. Josias Shute, Mr. Ephraim Pagett,
and Mr. Philip Edline, who do certify that he is a Man
orthodox in Judgment, industrious in his Function, pious,
sober, and peaceable, in his Life and Conversation: It
is Ordered, That the said Dr. Eliott be recommended to
the said Parishioners to preach in their Parish Church,
on the Lord's Days and Fast Days in the Afternoon,
and on Fridays before the Sacrament, as is desired.
And Mr. Batty, the now Incumbent there, is hereby
required to permit him quietly and peaceably to exercise
his Ministry, in Preaching, at the Times aforesaid, without Interruption.