House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 2 November 1666

Pages 645-646

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

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Die Veneris, 2 Novembris, 18 Car. IIdi.


Preachers appointed.

ORDERED, That Dr. Perencheife, and Dr. Sancroft, Dean of Saint Paul's be desired to preach before this House on Wednesday next, being the monthly publick Fast Day, the one in the Forenoon, and the other in the Afternoon, in Saint Margaret's Church, Westminster: And Mr. Crouch and Sir John Birkenhead are desired to give them Notice.

Lady Hollis' Nat.

A Bill for Naturalizing of Esther Le Lon, Wife of the Right honourable Denzill Lord Hollis, was read the First time.

Ordered, That this Bill be read the Second Time, on Tuesday next.

Frazer's, &c. Nat.

A Bill for naturalizing Dame Mary Frazer, and others, was read the First Time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be read the Second time on Tuesday next.

Goring House.

Ordered, That the Bill for the Sale of Goring House be read To-morrow Morning.

Bazeers' Nat.

Ordered, That Doctor Isaac Bazeers be added to the Bill of Naturalization.

Tayleur's Petition.

A Petition of William Tayleur Esquire, was read.

Resolved, &c. That Mr. Tayleur be called in to the Bar of this House, to aver the Matter of his Petition.

Mr. Tayleur being called in; and standing at the Bar of the House; and the Petition being shewed to him; he did own the Petition; and did aver, he would make out the Substance of it to be true.

Ordered, That the Petition be referred to the Committee of Grievances, to take it into Consideration: And that the Committee do sit this Afternoon, to appoint a Day for hearing the Matter.


The House then resolved into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed in the Consideration of his Majesty's Supply.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.

Mr. Millward took the Chair of the Committee.

Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.

Mr. Millward reports, That the Committee of the whole House had proceeded in the Consideration of an Imposition on the Consumption of Commodities, in order to his Majesty's Supply; and had debated an Imposition on some Foreign Commodities; but came to no Resolution therein: And humbly moved, That the House would resolve into a Committee, To-morrow, to proceed in the Consideration of his Majesty's Supply.

The Question being propounded, That the Committee of the whole House do, in the next Place, take into Consideration a Land Tax, in order to his Majesty's Supply;

And the Question being put, That That Question be now put;

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put; it was

Resolved, That the Committee of the whole House do, in the next Place, take into Consideration a Land Tax, in order to his Majesty's Supply.

Answer to Votes.

The Lord Fitzharding, being one of the Number that attended his Majesty with the Votes of both Houses for prohibiting the Importation of French Commodities, and the Votes for suppressing the Insolency of Papists, acquaints the House, That his Majesty very chearfully accepted of the said Votes; and declared, He would take a speedy Course therein.

Committees added.

Ordered, That Colonel Legg, Mr. Grimes, Mr. Stanhope, Sir Fran. Anderson, Sir Wilfrid Lawson, Mr. Nicholas Dennis, Mr. Andrew Newport, Mr. Dalston, Sir John Newton, Sir Thom. Osborne, Mr. Price, Mr. Rowse, be added to the Committee of Elections.