House of Commons Journal Volume 8
4 December 1666

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 4 December 1666', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 8: 1660-1667 (1802), pp. 657-658. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=26817 Date accessed: 29 July 2014.


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Die Martis, 4 Decembris, 18 Car. IIdi.

Prayers.

Fire of London.

ORDERED, That the Committee to inquire into the Causes of the late Fire, and all other Committees which were discontinued, be revived; and do sit this Afternoon at Two of the Clock.

Leave of Absence.

Ordered, That Mr. Grevile have the Leave of this House to go into the Country.

Bricks and Tiles.

A Bill for regulating the Making of Brick and Tile was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Sir John Frederick, Sir Lanc. Lake, Sir Thom. Allen, Mr. John Jones, Sir Wm. Thompson, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Richard Ford, Sir Richard Browne, Mr. Pryn, Sir John Talbott, Sir Wm. Doyley, Sir Thomas Meeres, Lord Fanshaw, Mr. Crouch, Sir Charles Harbord, Mr. Aldworth, Sir John Denham, Doctor Quarterman, Sir Wm. Doyley, Sir Richard Ford, Sir Edm. Pearse, Mr. Herbert, Mr. Serjeant Mainard, Sir Robert Carr, Sir Robert Atkins, Sir Anthony Irby, Mr. Jolly, Colonel Reames, Mr. Hungerford, Sir Thom. Lee, Mr. Pepis, Sir Geo. Downing, Mr. Morice. Sir Charles Cotterell, Sir Thomas Bloudworth, Sir Hen. Fran. Lea, Sir John Birkenhead, Sir John Talbott, Sir Wm. Fleetwood, Sir Solom. Swale, Sir Thom. Tompkyns: And all the Members 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 Bricklayers and Tile Makers, and such Persons, Papers, and Records, as they shall find necessary.

Leave of Absence.

Ordered, That Sir George Probert have the Leave of this House to go into the Country.

A Member's Petition to the King.

A Petition of the Lord Saint John, to be presented to his Majesty, was, in pursuance of the Vote of this House, tendered; and twice read; and approved by the House.

Ordered, That the Members of this House, which are of his Majesty's Privy Council, do attend his Majesty, to know his Pleasure, When Mr. Speaker and the House shall attend him, with the Petition of the Lord Saint John.

Poll Bill.

The House then resolved into a Committee of the whole House, upon the Poll Bill for his Majesty's Supply.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.

Mr. Steward took the Chair of the Committee.

Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.

Mr. Steward reports, That the Committee had made some further Progress in the Poll Bill.

Resolved, &c. That the House do, from henceforth, meet every Morning at Nine of the Clock, and sit till Twelve; and do meet again every Afternoon at Two of the Clock; and do rise punctually at Six of the Clock at Night; and proceed in Dispatch of the Poll Bill, the Bill concerning Irish Cattle, and other publick Business.

Supply Bill.

Ordered, That the Bill for Eleven Months Assessment be brought in To-morrow Morning: And Mr. Solicitor General is to bring in the Bill.

House to sit.

The Question being put, That the House do sit this Afternoon;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went out.

Tellers,

Lord Ancram, For the Yeas,53.
Colonel Trelawney,
Sir Thom. Lee, For the Noes,37.
Mr. Hambden,

And so it was resolved in the Affirmative.

The House then adjourned till Three of the Clock in the Afternoon.

Post Meridiem.

Thurscros, &c. Nat.

ORDERED, That Henry Thurscros, and * Fanshaw, Son of the Lord Fanshaw, and Jaspar Kaus, be inserted into the Bill of Naturalization.

Poll Bill.

The House then resolved into a Committee of the whole House, upon the Poll Bill, for his Majesty's Supply.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.

Mr. Steward took the Chair of the Committee.

Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.

Mr. Steward reports, That the Committee of the whole House had gone through the Poll Bill; and perfected the same, with several Amendments, Additions, and Provisoes: And humbly moved, That the same might be reported to the House To-morrow Morning.

Resolved, That the Report of the Poll Bill be made To-morrow Morning.

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