Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 6, 1648-1651. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Die Martis, 8 Januarii, 1649.
Maudlyn Col. Oxon.
THE Question being propounded, That Mr. Thomas Goodwyn be appointed to be President of Maudlyn College in Oxford;
And the Question being put, That that Question be now put;
It passed with the Affirmative.
Resolved, That Mr. Thomas Goodwyn be appointed to be President of Maudlyn College in Oxford.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of Oxford, to see it done accordingly.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee touching the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge, to consider how the Heads of Houses, in the several Universities, may be settled and disposed of, without further Trouble to this House; and to present an Act to the House to that Purpose.
A Letter from the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, of the Nineteenth of December 1649, from Cork, was this Day read.
A Letter from Major General Henry Ireton, from Cork, of the Eighteenth of December 1649, was this Day read.
A Letter from the Lord Broghill, from Cork, of the Nineteenth of December 1649, was this Day read.
Resolved, That the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland be desired to come over, and give his Attendance here in Parliament.
Ordered, That the Council of State do prepare a Letter, to be signed by Mr. Speaker, and sent to the Lord Lieutenant for that Purpose; and also to tender him the Thanks of this House, for his great Service and Faithfulness to the Commonwealth.
Grant to General Cromwell.
The Lord Commissioner Lisle reports an Act for settling certain Manors, Lands, and Tenements, upon Oliver Cromwell, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, and his Heirs.
Which was this Day read, and appointed to be read the Second time on This-day-three-weeks.
Ordered, That the Bill touching the Colleges in Dublin be read the same Day, next after the Bill for the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.
Grant to Ld. Broghill.
Ordered, That the Custody of so much of the Lord Muskerrie's Estate, as amounts to the Value of a Thousand Pounds per Annum, be granted to the Lord Broghill, until such Time as the County where the Lord Broghill's Estate doth lie, shall be gained from the Power of the Enemy: And that the Council of State do write a Letter to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, to grant him the Custodium accordingly.
Ordered, That the Letter from the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland be referred to the Council of State, to consider of it; and present their Opinions, touching the Particulars contained in it, to the House.
Ordered, That the Business of Money be taken into Consideration on Thursday Morning.
Goldsmiths Hall Revenue.
Ordered, That the Committee of Goldsmiths Hall be required to report to the House, how the Three hundred thousand Pounds, formerly voted, is likely to be raised from thence; and that the Committee be injoined to meet this Afternoon to that Purpose: And that they have Power to adjourn to any Place within Westminster.
Ordered, That the Bill touching the Sequestrations, be read on Thursday next.
Ordered, That Friday next be appointed for the Reports from the Council of State.
Correspondence with Hamborough.
A Letter from Hamborough, of the Eleventh of December 1649, in Latin, was this Day read; and Englished by the Clerk.
Ordered, That the said Letter be referred to the Council of State: And that they do what they shall think convenient therein.