Veneris, 30 die Octobris; 3° Gulielmi et Mariæ.
A PETITION of Thomas Jervois and Oliver
Cromwell, Esquires, was read; setting forth, That
the Petitioners were duly elected Burgesses for the Borough of Limmington in the County of Southampton; yet
that the Mayor, contrary to Justice, hath returned Thomas
Dore and John Burrard, Esquires, though the Petitioners
had the Majority of legal Voices: And praying the Consideration of the House in the Premises; and that they
may be restored to their just Right of Sitting in the
Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Petition
be referred to the Committee of Elections and Privileges:
And they are to examine the Matter thereof; and report
the same, with their Opinions therein, to the House.
Answers to Addresses.
Mr. Speaker reports to the House, That he did Yesterday present their Address to his Majesty: And that his
Majesty received the same graciously; and was pleased
to express himself to this Effect; viz.
Every Thing that comes from the House of Commons is very agreeable to Me, especially when attended
with such Affection as this Address is; which deserves My
Acknowledgement: I shall endeavour to bring France to
an honourable Peace for us, and our Allies: I expect to
be assisted with the Means from you; and there shall be
nothing wanting on My Part, to effect it.
Mr. Speaker also reported to the House, That he also
presented their Address to her Majesty: And that she
was pleased to express herself to this Effect;
I am glad I have done any thing to your Satisfaction.
Dr. Jane to preach on 26th Nov.
Ordered, That Dr. Jane, Dean of Gloucester, be desired
to preach before this House upon the Twenty-sixth of
November next, being a Day of Thanksgiving appointed
by their Majesties Proclamation: And that Mr. Travers
and Major Vincent do acquaint him therewith.
Oaths of Allegiance in Ireland.
Then the House resumed the adjourned Debate touching the Committee of the Bill for abrogating the Oaths
formerly taken to the Crown in Ireland, and for establishing other Oaths to be taken to their Majesties.
And the Statue 2° Eliz. made in Ireland, appointing
the former Oath to be taken, was read.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Mr. Roberts,
Sir Jos. Williamson, Sir Rob. Cotton, Mr. Slater, Mr.
Bickerstaffe, Mr. Kenyon, Mr. Howe, Mr. Dolben, Sir
Walter Young, Mr. Thornhaugh, Mr. Butler, Sir Orlando Gee, Sir Rich. Onslow, Sir Jos. Tredenham, Major
Vincent, Mr. Hutchinson, Mr. Gwyn, Mr. Paul Foley,
Mr. Christie, Sir Jon. Jennings, Sir Hen. Vane, Mr. Clerke,
Sir John Thomson, Mr. Hopkins, Mr. Bowyer, Sir Edw.
Seymour, Mr. Norreys, Lord Ranelagh, Sir John Barker,
Sir Tho. Darcye, Mr. Boscowen, Sir Wm. Cooke, Mr.
Hawtry, Mr. Brownlow, Sir Walter St. John, Colonel
Titus, Mr. Harley, Mr. Travers, Mr. Pelham, Sir Fra.
Drake, Lord Falkland, Earl of Bellamont, Mr. England,
Sir Tho. Clarges, Mr. Fuller, Mr. Greenfeild, Sir Peter
Colleton, Mr. Arnold, Mr. Walter, Sir Walter Clarges:
And they are to meet this Afternoon at Three of the
Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.
Call of the House.
Ordered, That the House be called over on Wednesday
Then the House, according to the Order of the Day,
took into Consideration his Majesty's gracious Speech to
both Houses of Parliament, at the Opening of this Session
of Parliament: Which was read by Mr. Speaker.
And a Motion being made, for a Supply to be granted
to their Majesties for the carrying on a vigorous War
Resolved, Nemine contradicente That this House will,
upon Friday Morning next, at Ten of the Clock, resolve
itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider
of the said Motion.
State of the Nation.
Resolved, That this House will, upon Tuesday Morning next, at Ten of the Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of the State of
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, Nine of the Clock.