DIE Veneris, videlicet, 30 die Decembris.
Earl of Manchester, Speaker.
Mrs. Rogers, a Protection, &c.
Ordered, Mrs. Rogers shall have a Protection for
her Person and her House, and a Pass for her Midwife
to go to her.
Countess of Marlborough, D°.
Ordered, That the Countess of Marleborough shall
have a Protection for her House and her Person.
Message from the H. C. for a Conference about the Lancashire Instructions;
A Message was brought from the House of Commons,
by Sir Wm. Breerton, Knight:
1. To desire a Conference, concerning the Instructions
Agreed, To give a present Conference.
and for Concurrence in an Order.
2. To desire their Lordships Concurrence in an Order,
which was read, concerning John Harvie, Clerk, to serve
the Cure of the Vicar of Charde, in the County of
Som'sett. (Here enter it.)
The Answer returned was:
That this (fn. *) House agrees with the House of Commons in the Order now brought up; and that this House
will give them a present Conference, in the [ (fn. †) Painted
Chamber], concerning the Instructions concerning Lancashire.
Order for assessing the Peers and Assistants.
Ordered, That To-morrow Morning the Peers and
Assistants of this House shall give in their Answer, what
Money or Plate they will contribute towards the Maintenance of the present Army; and the Assistants to be
sent to, to be here To-morrow.
The House of Commons being come, in the Painted
Chamber, this House was adjourned during Pleasure,
and the Lords went to the Conference; which being
(fn. *) ended, the House was resumed.
Conference about associating Warwickshire and Staffordshire reported.
The Lord Wharton reported, "That the Committee
have perused the Ordinance for the Association and
Instructions for Warwickeshire; and the Committee
have made some Alterations in the Instructions concerning Warwickeshire;" which read, this House
approved of, and Ordered, To send them down to
the House of Commons, to let them know, that this
House hath agreed to the Ordinance and Instructions
concerning Staffordshire and Warwickshire, with the Alterations; which accordingly were sent down to the
House of Commons, by Dr. Bennett and Dr. Aylett.
Johnson, &c. and Talcott.
Upon the Petition of Gyles Johnson and Thomas Marshall, &c. concerning the Business between them and
Talcott; it (fn. *) is Ordered, That this House doth retain
the said Cause to be heard by the former Committee
appointed by this House, who are to report the same to
Order for John Harvie to be Vicar of Chard.
"The Lords and Commons, for divers weighty
Reasons, having declared, that they intend altogether
to abolish and take away the Jurisdiction and Office
of Archbishops and Bishops, within the Realm of
England, and Dominion of Wales; and now considering, how much Prejudice hath been brought upon
this Church and State, by such unworthy Persons as
are usually presented to those Benefices within this
Kingdom whereof they are Patrons, having for the
most Part constantly promoted such as have fomented
the unhappy Distempers, wherewith this Kingdom is
now so much afflicted; and being informed that the
Vicarage of Chard, within the Jurisdiction of the Presentation of the Bishop of Bath and Wells, is now
lately become void, it is this Day Ordered, by the
Lords and Commons, That John Harvey, Clerk, shall
be enabled to serve the Cure, and receive the Profits
and Fruits, of the Vicarage of Charde aforesaid, in
the County of Som'sett; and the Bishop and Archdeacon of Bath and Wells are hereby prohibited to
present or grant Institution or Induction to any other
Clerk for the Vicarage of Charde, until both Houses
of Parliament shall take further Order concerning
House adjourned till 10a cras.