The Diary of Thomas Burton: 28 February 1656-7

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Diary of Thomas Burton Esq: Volume 1, July 1653 - April 1657. Originally published by H Colburn, London, 1828.

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Saturday, February 28, 1656–7.

Ordered, that the wife of James Naylor be permitted to have free access to him upon all occasions, and remain with him, if she think it necessary for his relief.

The Question being propounded, that James Nayler be removed into another room, where he may have the use of fire and candle, and air, until this House take further order,

The House was divided. The Yeas went forth.

Yeas 92. Colonel Sankey and Major-General Lilburn, Tellers.

Noes 95. Sir John Hobart and Mr. Barrington, Tellers.

So it passed in the negative.

The question being propounded, that a Committee be appointed to receive from the Governors of Bridewell, an account of the present condition and usage of James Nayler, and report it to the House.

The House was divided. The Noes went forth.

Noes 87. Lord Cochrane and Sir Edward Rhodes, Tellers.

Yeas 124. Lord Claypoole and Lord Strickland, Tellers.

So it passed in the affirmative. (fn. 1)

The House, according to former order, resumed the debate upon the Remonstrance.

Resolved, that no vote that shall be passed upon the debate of this paper, shall be binding to this House, until all the particulars thereof be resolved.


  • 1. See supra, p. 370, note .