House of Commons Journal Volume 7
8 December 1656


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'House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 8 December 1656', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 7: 1651-1660 (1802), pp. 465. URL: Date accessed: 27 November 2014.


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Monday, the 8th of December, 1656.

Dumolin's, &c. Nat.

MR. Noell reports from the Committee, to whom the Bills for Naturalization were committed, Amendments to a Bill for Naturalization of Lewis Dumolin, Giles Dury, Peter Blondeau, Adam de Cardonell, Stephen Hamond, Henry Limbrey, James Taudin, Lewis Mareschall, Didier Faucaut, Adrian Poust otherwise Adrian Vander Poust, John de Burgogne alias Lambermont, Joseph Cressett. Peregrine Cressett, Rupert Nye, Judith Nye, Wm. Bridgman, Joachim Hane, Libert Basenge, Mary Barington, Elizabeth Asteley, Edward Asteley, Charles Hales, Peter Barre, Christian Eylers, Gustaous Myles Fleetwood, George William Fleetwood, Adolphus Jacobus Fleetwood, Prudence Van Acker, now the Wife of James Butler, Nicholas Van Acker, John Archer; being only for leaving out of several Names and Words in the Bill: Which were put to the Question, and agreed.

And the Bill so amended, was ordered to be ingrossed.

Naylor's Blasphemies.

The House, according to former Order, resumed the Debate upon the Business of James Naylor.

Ordered, That this Debate be adjourned till Three of the Clock.

The House was adjourned till Three of the Clock, accordingly.

Post Meridiem.


RESOLVED, That Candles be brought in.

Naylor's Blasphemies.

The Question being propounded, That James Naylor upon the whole Matter in Fact, is guilty of Blasphemy;

And the Question being put, That the Word "horrid" be inserted in that Question, next before the Word "Blasphemy;"

It passed in the Affirmative.

And the Question being propounded, That James Naylor, upon the whole Matter in Fact, is guilty of horrid Blasphemy;

And the Question being put, That that Question be now put;

It passed with the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put; It was

Resolved, by the Parliament, That James Naylor, upon the whole Matter in Fact, is guilty of horrid Blasphemy.

Resolved, That the said James Naylor is also a grand Impostor, and a great Seducer of the People.

Resolved, That the Debate upon this Report touching James Naylor be adjourned till To-morrow Morning.

Hall's Petition.

Resolved, That the Petition of Andrew Hall be read upon the Day for private Petitions, next after those Four already appointed.