Wednesday, the 24th of December, 1656.
Moulyn's, &c. Nat.
A BILL for Naturalizing of Lewis De Moulyn, Gyles
Dury, Peter Blondeau, Adam de Cardonell, Stephen
Hammon, Henry Limbrey, James Tandin, Lewis Marshall,
Didier Fancaut, Adryan Poust, alias Adrian Vander Poust,
John De Bourgougne, alias Lambermount, Joseph Cressett,
Peregrine Cressett, Rupert Nye, Judith Nye, Wm. Bridgman, Joakim Hane, Libert Bassenge, Mary Barington,
Elizabeth Asteley, Edward Asteley, Charles Hales, Peter
Barre, Christian Eylers, Gustavus Myles Fleetwood,
George William Fleetwood, Adolphus Jacobus Fleetwood,
Prudence Van Acker, now the Wife of James Butler,
Nicholas Van Acker, John Archer, was this Day read the
A Clause was tendered to the said Bill, to be added next
after the Word "France," in the 20th Line of the 1st
Press of the Bill, in these Words; viz. "Younger Brother
of Lodowick De Bourgougne, already naturalized by a
former Act of this present Parliament; both which Lodowick and John are the Sons of the late deceased John De
Bourgougne, commonly surnamed, otherwise, Lambermount and Joane Richier, his Wife, Grandchildren of
Henry de Bourgougne, sometimes Lord of Lambermount,
Mayor of Villenord, and Margarett Elizabeth de Bromback,
his second Wife; which Henry was Son to Theodoricus de
Burgougne of Harlaer Amervall, and to Jaqueline de Royen,
all of the Netherlands;" was this Day read the First time;
and, upon the Question, ordered to be read the Second time.
And was read the Second time, accordingly: And
being read the Third time, was, upon the Question,
ordered to be added, as Part of the Bill.
Resolved, That, in the Bill, next after these Words,
"Richard Limbrey of," the Words "in the County of
Devon" be omitted; and these Words inserted, viz
"the City of Exeter."
Resolved, That John Focaut, and Elizabeth his Wife,
be added next after these Words, "Dideor Faucout
Apothecary, born in Loraine, the Son of."
Resolved, That the Word "Merchant" be omitted; and
that the Word "Gentleman" be inserted, instead thereof,
next after the Words, "Nicholas Van Aker of London."
Resolved, That Charles Hales, the Son of Edward
Hales, do stand in this Bill.
Resolved, That Elizabeth Astley, and Edward Astley,
do stand in the Bill.
And the Bill was, upon the Question, passed.
Resolved, That his Highness the Lord Protector's
Consent be desired to this Bill.
Ordered, That Sir William Lockhart be added to the
Committee for Naturalization.
Whaley's, &c. Estates.
Sir William Strickland reports Amendments to the Bill
for settling Henry Whaley, and Erasmus Smyth, in Lands
fallen to them by Lot in Ireland: Which were Twice
read; and, upon the Question, assented unto.
Mr. Downing tenders an additional Clause to the said
Bill: Which was read the First and Second time.
Resolved, That the Blank in this Clause be filled up
with the Word "Four."
And the said Clause, so amended, was, upon the
Question, assented unto.
Ordered, That this Bill, so amended, be ingrossed.
A Bill for Raising of Maintenance for a Minister in
Newport, in the Isle of Wight, was this Day read the
First time; and, upon the Question, ordered to be read
the Second time, on Friday next.
A Bill for the Promoting, and more frequent Preaching,
of the Gospel, and Maintenance of Ministers, in the City
of Exeter, and uniting of Parishes and Parish-Churches
within the said City of Exeter, was this Day read the
First time; and, upon the Question, ordered to be read
the Second time on Wednesday Morning next.
The House being informed, that Alderman Viner,
and other Citizens of London, were at the Door, they
were called in: And, being come to the Bar, Alderman
Vyner informed the House, that the Corporation for
setting the Poor on Work in the City of London, had
commanded him, and the rest, to present their humble
Petition: And therewith presented a Petition to the
House; Which, after the Petitioners were withdrawn,
was read; and was intituled, "The humble Petition of
the President and Governors of the Corporation for the
Poor of the City of London."
Resolved, That this Petition be referred to a Committee,
to prepare a Bill, according as is desired; and offer it to
Ordered, That this be referred to the Committee for
Ordered, That the Point now in Debate, touching
Brokage, be referred to the same Committee, to consider
of some Expedient for the Redress of the Grievance
Ordered, That it be referred to the Consideration of
the same Committee, how poor Children in the Country
may be likewise provided for.
Petition from London.
Ordered, That the Committee, to whom the Petition
of the Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and Commons of London,
was referred, have Power to send for Persons, Papers,
Probate of Wills.
Mr. Lister reports Amendments to the Bill for Probate
of Wills, and granting Administrations: Which were
Twice read; and, upon the Question, re-committed to
the same Committee: To meet To-morrow, at Two of
the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber.
Ordered, That Mr. Solicitor-General, Mr. AttorneyGeneral, Colonel Mathewes, and all the Gentlemen of
the Long Robe, be added to this Committee.
Ordered, That it be referred to the same Committee, to
bring in a Clause for a Register to be in the Borough of
Southwark, for the said Borough, and the Lines of Communication on that Side of the River.
Ordered, That Sir Wm. Lockhart and Colonel Markham be added to the Committee for the Affairs of
E. of Derbie's Estate.
Ordered, That Mr. Throckmorton, Mr. Windham, Mr.
Stapley, Mr. Shirley, be added to the Committee for the
Earl of Derbie's Bill.
Ordered, That the Report from the Committee, to
whom the Petition of George Rodney was referred, be
made on Wednesday next.
Grant to Gen. Monck.
Ordered, That the Bill for General Monck be read the
Second time on Tuesday Morning next.
Ordered, That the Report upon the Petition of the
Doctors of the Civil Law, and of the University of
Oxford, be made this Day Sevennight.