Die Mercurii, 4 Novembris, 1646.
WHereas Edmund Prideaux Esquire, late one of the
Commissioners of the Great Seal, had, for his
Service performed in that Charge, One thousand Pounds
granted him, to be paid unto him by the Committee at
Goldsmiths-Hall, out of such Delinquents Fines and Compositions, as he should nominate to the said Committee:
It is this Day Ordered, upon the Question, That the said
One thousand Pounds, so granted, as aforesaid, be paid
unto the said Mr. Prideaux, or his Assigns, out of the
Fine set upon Sir John Hele for his Delinquency: And
that Mr. Nathan Wright, to whom the said Fine is payable, do, out of the same, pay the said One thousand
...... accordingly: And that the Acquittance of the said
Mr. Prideaux, or his Assigns, together with this Order,
shall be a sufficient Warrant and Discharge to the said Mr.
Nathan Wright, for the Payment thereof.
The humble Certificate of the Committee of Accompts,
concerning Colonel William Purefoy's Accompt, a Colonel
of a Regiment of Horse, and Captain of a Troop of
Horse, in the Service of the Parliament, was this Day
read; and, upon the Question, approved of: And it appears by the said Certificate, that, all Things being deducted, that ought to be deducted, there is an Arrear
owing unto him, the Sum of One thousand Five hundred
Sixty-one Pounds Nine Shillings and Ten-pence, comprising so much of his Entertainment, which is respited
upon the Publick Faith: And
It is Ordered, upon the Question, That the said Sum of
One thousand Five hundred Sixty-one Pounds Nine Shillings and Ten-pence be paid unto the said Colonel William Purefoy, in full Discharge of all Demands by him,
upon his Entertainment in the Service of the Parliament:
And that the Committee at Goldsmiths-Hall do pay the said
One thousand Five hundred Sixty-one Pounds Nine Shillings and Ten-pence unto the said Colonel William Purefoy,
out of the Fines and Compositions of Sir Robert Fisher, and
Mr. John Stanford, Delinquents, of Warwickshire: And
that the Acquittance of the said Colonel William Purefoy,
together with this Order, shall be a sufficient Warrant and
Discharge to the Committee at Goldsmiths-Hall, and the
Treasurers there, for the Payment of the One thousand
Five hundred Sixty-one Pounds Nine Shillings and Tenpence accordingly.
Ordered, That the Petition, this Day desired to be delivered by divers Merchants, be read on Monday next; that
Day being appointed for the Business of Trade.
Ordered, That, on Wednesday next, the particular Ordinances lying in the House, for supplying Churches with
godly and able Ministers, be read, and taken into Consideration.
An Ordinance for Repairing of Churches, and for Payment of Church-Duties, was this Day read the First and
Second time; and, upon the Question, committed unto
Mr. Maynard, Mr. John Ashe, Sir John D'Avers, Mr. Nathanael Bacon, Mr. Francis Bacon, Mr. Rous, Sir Edward
Partherich, Sir Gilbert Gerard, Mr. Grimston, Mr. Prideaux, Mr. Whittacre, Mr. Wheeler, Mr. Stockdale, Sir
William Lewes, Mr. Gourdon, Mr. Crewe, Mr. Pury, Mr.
Boys, Mr. Robinson, Mr. Harrington, Mr. Knightley, Mr.
Tate, Sir Walter Erle, Mr. Baynton, Sir Philip Stapilton,
Mr. Miles Corbett, Mr. White, Mr. Holles, Mr. Strode:
And all that will come, to have Voices: And they are to
meet upon it on Friday next, at Two of the Clock in the
Afternoon, in the Exchequer-Chamber.
And the more particular Care of this Business is referred
unto Mr. Francis Bacon.
An Ordinance for the better Increase of Ministers within
the Realm of England was this Day read the First and
And the Question being put, For Committing of it;
It passed with the Negative.
And then the Question was put, For the Ingrossing: And
It passed with the Negative.
Resolved, &c. That the House be adjourned till Friday
Morning next, at Eight of Clock.
And the House adjourned itself accordingly.