House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 20 October 1666

Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 8, 1660-1667. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 20 October 1666', in Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 8, 1660-1667, (London, 1802) pp. 638-639. British History Online [accessed 12 April 2024]


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Die Sabbati, 20 Octobris, 18 Car. IIdi.


THOMAS Landon did, this Day, take the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy, before the Speaker, at the Clerk's Table, in order to his Naturalization.

Higgon's Claims.

A Bill to enable Sir Thomas Higgons to receive Four thousand Five hundred and Fifty Pounds, due to the late Countess of Essex, was read the Second time.

The Question being put, That the Bill be Committed;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went out.


Sir Solom. Swale, With the Yeas, 105.
Sir John Goodrick,
Mr. Seymour, With the Noes, 75.
Mr. Swynfen,

And so it was resolved in the Affirmative: That the Bill be committed to Sir Thomas Clifford, Mr. Coleman, Sir Wm. Gawdy, Sir Fran. Goodrick, Sir Richard Oateley, Mr. Sandys, Mr. Prideaux, Mr. Crouch, Sir John Goodrick, Sir Robert Holt, Sir Wm. Doyley, Colonel Sandys, Sir Robert Carr, Sir James Thyn, Sir Edm. Pooley, Sir Hen. North, Colonel Windham, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Thom. Gower, Lord Richardson, sir Wm. Smith, Mr. Musgrave, Sir Solom. Swale, Sir Phill. Musgrave, Dr. Burrell, Sir Thom. Strickland, Mr. Westphaling, Sir Thom. Tompkins, Mr. Garraway, Mr. Coventry, Sir John Holland, Sir John Birkenhead, Sir Edm. Wallpoole, Mr. Streete, Sir Thom. Littleton, Colonel Leg, Sir Richard Breames, Sir James Smith, Mr. Geo. Clarke, Mr. Morris, Sir Edw. Thurland, Sir Thom. Dolman, Colonel Fran. Windham, Sir Roger Bradshaw, Mr. Mallet, Lord St. John, Sir John Cotton, Mr. Hobby, Colonel Vernon, Mr. Greenvile, Lord Hawley, Mr. Hungerford, Mr. Onslow, Sir Wm. Lewis, Mr. Seymour, Sir Thom. Cary, Sir Geo. Reeves, Mr. How, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Sir Robert Brookes, Mr. Fowell, Sir Thom. Clerges, Sir Thom. Allen, Mr. Hatton, Sir Geo. Fletcher, Sir Cicil Bishopp, Colonel Strangwaies: And they are to meet on Tuesday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Exchequer Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Priests and Jesuits.

Resolved, &c. That a Committee be appointed, to receive Information of the Insolency of the Popish Priests and Jesuits, and of the Increase of Popery; and to consider, How the same may be suppressed; and to inspect the former Laws against Recusants; and to provide Remedies for the effectual Execution of them; viz. Mr. Pryn, Sir Thom. Gower, Mr. Solicitor, Sir Edw. Masters, Sir Robert Howard, Mr. Prideaux, Colonel Reames, Mr. Finch, Sir Edw. Harlow, Sir Geo. Downing, Sir Charles Harbord, Colonel Sandys, Sir Jo. Duncomb, Sir Thom. Dolman, Mr. Hungerford, Sir Robert Holt, Sir Solomon Swale, Sir Robert Atkins, Sir Wm. Lowther, Mr. Crouch, Sir Jo. Holland, Serjeant Charlton, Sir John Birkenhead, Sir Richard Breames, Mr. Lewis, Sir John Goodrick, Mr. Arthur Owen, Sir Thom. Allen, Mr. James Herbert, Sir Thom. Higgons, Colonel Strangwaies, Sir Phill. Musgrave, Mr. Buller, Mr. Streete, Sir Robert Brooks, Sir John Norton, Lord Herbert, Mr. Daniell, Sir Richard Everard, Colonel Birch, Sir Jordan Crossland, Sir Geo. Reeves, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Sir Harbottle Grimston, Mr. Morris, Mr. Stanhope, Sir Jo. Norton, Sir Edw. Thurland, Mr. Williams, Sir Hen. Capell, Sir Edw. Hungerford, Mr. Coventry, Sir Jo. Talbott, Sir Thom. Strickland, Mr. Gyles Hungerford, Sir Hen. Cæsar, Mr. Seymour, Lord Hawley, Mr. Evelyn, Mr. Gold, Mr. Mallet: And they are to meet on Monday at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Star Chamber: And all that come are to have Voices: And they have Power to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Resolved, &c. That the Serjeant at Arms, or his Deputy, do summon * Harvey, the Popish Priest, to attend the Committee for suppressing Popery, on Monday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Star Chamber.

French Commodities.

Resolved, &c. That the Answer of the Lords to the Vote of this House, concerning the prohibiting the Importation of French Commodities, be taken into Consideration on Monday Morning at Nine of the Clock.

Committee of Privileges.

Ordered, That Mr. John How, Lord St. John, Sir Robert Holt, Mr. Sherrard, Colonel Grey, Mr. Edw. Buscawen, Sir Edw. Harlow, Mr. Vaughan, Lord Hawley, Mr. Trevanion, Mr. Hugh Buscawen, be added to the Committee of Privileges and Elections.

And then the House adjourned till Monday Morning, Eight of the Clock.