House of Commons Journal Volume 8
8 November 1666

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 8 November 1666', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 8: 1660-1667 (1802), pp. 646-647. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=26796 Date accessed: 02 September 2014.


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Die Jovis, 8 Novembris, 18 Car. IIdi.

Prayers.

CORNELIA De Visher, and Lewis De Witte, did this Day take the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy before the Speaker, at the Clerk's Table, in order to their Naturalization.

Preachers thanked.

Ordered, That the Thanks of this House be returned to Doctor Perencheife, and Doctor Sandcroft Dean of St. Paul's, for the Sermons by them preached before the House Yesterday: And that they be desired to print their Sermons. And Mr. Crouch is to return the Thanks of this House to Doctor Perencheife; and Sir John Birkenhead to Doctor Sandcroft; with the Desire of the House to each of them to print their Sermons.

The Plague.

A Bill for making Provisions for such as shall be infected with the Plague, was read the Second time.

A Clause for the Town of Cambridge, was twice read.

Resolved, &c. That the Clause be made Part of the Bill.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Mr. Pryn, Colonel Reames, Sir Thom. Meeres, Mr. Rigby, Sir Thom. Allen, Sir Denni Ashburnham, Sir Edw. Masters, Mr. Collins, Mr. Daniell, Sir Wm. Doyley, Mr. Street, Colonel Windham, Sir John Brampston, Sir Thom. Clifford, Sir John Talbott, Sir John Strode, Sir Lan. Lake, Mr. Herbert, Sir Thom. Wendy, Mr. Hungerford, Sir John Goodrick, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Anthony Irby, Mr. Mallet, Sir John Holland, Mr. Pepis, Mr. Crouch, Colonel Sandys, Mr. Herbert Morley, Sir John Denham, Mr. Seymour, Serjeant Mainard, Sir John Knight, Sir Wm. Tompson, Sir Fran. Goodrick, Sir Solom. Swale, Mr. Newport, Mr. John Ratcliffe, Sir Wm. Lewis, Mr. Chichley, Sir Roger Bradshaigh, Mr. Chowne, Sir Robert Atkins, and all the Members that serve for Cambridgsheere: And all that shall come are to have Voices: And they are to meet To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Exchequer Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Supply.

The House then resumed the Debate of the King's Supply.

The Question being put, That Part of the One million Eight hundred thousand Pounds Supply for his Majesty shall be raised by a Post-charge of a monthly Assessment;

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

The Question being put, That Part of the One million Eight hundred thousand Pounds shall be raised by a Post-charge of Eleven Months Assessment:

The House was divided.

The Yeas came out.

Tellers,

Sir Thom. Gower, For the Yeas, 162.
Sir Thom. Lee,
Sir John Duncombe, For the Noes, 121.
Sir Robert Brooke,

And so it was resolved in the Affirmative.

The Question being put, That the monthly Assessment be at One hundred and Twenty thousand Pounds per mensem;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went out.

Tellers,

Mr. Garraway, For the Yeas, 93.
Mr. Street,
Lord Richardson, For the Noes, 183.
Sir Robert Brooke,

And so it passed in the Negative.

Resolved, &c. That Part of the One million Eight hundred thousand Pounds shall be raised on a Poll Bill.

Resolved, &c. That Part of the One million Eight hundred thousand Pounds shall be raised by an Imposition on sealed Paper.

The Question being put, That Candles be brought in;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went out.

Tellers,

Sir John Talbott, For the Yeas, 136.
Sir Clifford Clifton,
Sir Anthony Cope, For the Noes, 109.
Mr. Swynfen,

And so it was resolved in the Affirmative.

The Question being propounded, That Part of the One million Eight hundred thousand Pounds shall be raised by an Imposition on Foreign Commodities:

The Question being put, That this Addition, viz. "at the Custom House," be added, and made Part of the Question;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went out.

Tellers,

Sir Thom. Osborne, For the Yeas, 115.
Sir Thom. Meeres,
Sir John Talbott, For the Noes, 122.
Colonel Phillips,

And so it passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, That Part of the One million Eight hundred thousand Pounds shall be raised by an Imposition upon Foreign Commodities;

The House was divided.

The Noes went out.

Tellers,

Sir John Talbott, For the Yeas, 154.
Mr. Seymour,
Sir Thom. Meeres, 89.
Sir Thom. Littleton,

And so it was resolved in the Affirmative.

Committees.

Ordered, That all Committees which were to sit this Afternoon, except the Committee of Elections, do sit To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon.

And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight of the Clock.