Die Veneris, 12 Januarii, 1648.
THE humble Petition of the Trustees of the late
Bishops Lands, in Behalf of themselves, and of the
Lenders upon the Security of those Lands, was this Day
Ordered, That, Mr. Solicitor General, in all such
Draughts of Letters Patents as shall be hereafter by him
prepared to pass the Great Seal of England, unto any
Person or Persons who already hath purchased, or shall
at any time hereafter purchase, any of the late Bishops
Lands, from the Trustees authorized for Conveying of
the said Lands, or any Five of them do and shall insert
these Words, "release and confirm," as well as "grant:"
And that the Commissioners of the Great Seal of England be hereby authorized to pass all such Letters Patents
under the Great Seal of England accordingly.
Ordered, That Mr. Solicitor General be required and
authorized to prepare a Draught of Letters Patents, to
be passed under the Great Seal of England, to the Trustees of the late Bishops Lands, and the rest of their Colleagues; and to all other Persons whomsoever employed
by virtue of any Ordinance or Ordinances of this present
Parliament, for the further Security of the Lenders, and
of all and every of their or any of their Assignee or Assigns, respectively, for ever, who have purchased, or shall
purchase, any of the said Lands or Possessions, by further
ratifying and confirming, under the said Great Seal, as
well the Inheritance of all and singular the Premises, to
the said Trustees, their Heirs and Assignees for ever, and
all other Powers and Authorities, Privileges, Immunities,
and Indemnities granted to them, or any of them, for
the disposing, selling or enjoying the same, or any Part
of them, as of all and every Act and Acts done, or to
be done, by them, their Agents, Officers, and Ministers, or Assignee or Assigns, claiming from, by, or under them; and likewise by the Contractors for the Sale
of the said Lands, their Officers, Ministers, or Agents,
or any of them, or by any of the several Treasurers, Receivers, Surveyors, Clerks, Registers, Accomptants, Comptrollers, and all other Person and Persons whatsoever, in
pursuance of, and conformable to, the several Ordinances
of this Present Parliament, in that Behalf made, respectively; and in as large and ample manner as may consist with
the true Meaning of all and every the Ordinances touching the Premises to be presented, in usual Form; to the
Commissioners for the Great Seal of England, for the
Time being: Who are hereby authorized and desired to
pass the same, under the said Great Seal of England,
Ordered, That Mr. John Corbet do, on Monday next,
bring in the Ordinance touching Delinquents, at Goldsmiths Hall.
Sir J. Pawlett.
Ordered, That Mr. Salwey do make his Report touching Sir John Pawlett, on This Day-sevennight.
Dean and Chapters Lands.
Colonel Harvey, Mr. Marten, Colonel Ludlow, Colonel Bosevile, Colonel Ven, Mr. Thomas Challoner, Lieutenam General Cromwell, Mr. Scott, Mr. Gold, Colonel
Purefoy, Mr. Blagrave, Colonel Moore, Mr. Fry, Colonel Jones, Lord Mounson, Alderman Pennington, Mr.
Gurdon, Mr. Browne, Sir John Danvers, Mr. Prideaux,
Lord Grey, Alderman Atkins, Sir James Harrington, Mr.
John Corbett, Mr. Miles Corbett, Mr. Garland, Mr. Leaman, Mr. Hodges, Mr. Dove, Mr. Clement, Mr. Lisle,
Mr. Palmer, Mr. Blakiston, Mr. Holland, Mr. James
Temple, Mr. Anlaby, Mr. Love, Sir John Bourchier, Mr.
This Committee is to take into Consideration, How
Three hundred thousand Pounds may be forthwith raised
out of the Dean and Chapters Lands, Two hundred
thousand Pounds thereof for the Use of the Navy, and
the Residue for other publick Service: And this Committee is likewise to consider of some way, How a sufficient Maintenance may be provided for the Ministry of
this Kingdom, and the Advancement of Learning.
Ordered, That the Committee for taking a View of the
Monies of the Publick be added to this Committee:
And that the said Committee shall have Power to send
for Persons, Papers, Records, Copies of Records, &c.
And all Clerks and Officers are hereby required to deliver
such Records; Copies, &c. And this Committee is to
meet on Tuesday next, in the Queen's Court, and the
especial Care of this Business is committed to Colonel