House of Commons Journal Volume 7
9 October 1656

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 9 October 1656', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 7: 1651-1660 (1802), pp. 436-437. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=24471 Date accessed: 17 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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Thursday, the 9th of October, 1656.

Molin's, &c. Nat.

ORDERED, That a Bill be brought in for the Naturalizing of Lewis du Molin, Doctor of Physick, and History-Reader of the University of Oxford; Gyles Dury Gentleman, Peter Blondeau Gentleman, James Mesmin Esquire, Adam de Cardonell Gentleman, Stephen Hamon Gentleman, Henry Limbrey Gentleman, James Tauden Pewterer, Lewis Mareshall Peruke-Maker, Didice Faucaut Apothecary, John de Burgongne, alias Lambermont Esquire, William Bridgeman, Son of Richard Bridgeman, Merchant; Joachim Hane Engineer of the Army, Abraham Stock of Dover, Anthony Ferrers, of London, Merchant; John Mathewes, Libert Bassenge, Francis Burdeane, and Adrian Poust, alias Adrian Vander Poust.

Ordered, That the Lord Strickland do bring in this Bill.

Preachers thanked.

Ordered, That the Thanks of this House be given to Mr. Caryll, for his great Pains taken Yesterday, in his Sermon preached before this House, in Margarett's Westminster, being a Day set apart for publick Thanksgiving: And that he be desired to print his Sermon: And that he have the like Privilege of printing, as hath been allowed to others in like Cases.

Ordered, That the Lord Broghill be desired to give him the Thanks of the House, accordingly.

Ordered, That the Thanks of the House be given to Mr. Rowe, for his great Pains taken in his Sermon, preached before this House Yesterday, in Margarett's Westminster; being a Day set apart for publick Thanksgiving; And that he be desired to print his Sermon: And that he have the like Privilege of printing, as hath been allowed to others in like Cases.

Ordered, That Colonel Rous be desired to give him the Thanks of this House, accordingly.

Leave of Absence.

Ordered, That Sir Thomas Honywood, a Member of this House, have Leave to go into the Country for Fourteen Days, to bring up his Lady and Family.

Ordered, That Lieutenant-Colonel Duncombe have Leave to go into the Country for Ten Days.

War with Spain.

The House, according to former Order, did take into Debate the Business touching the carrying on the Spanish War, and the Assistance therein.

Ordered, That the Debate touching the carrying on the Spanish War, and the Assistance therein, be taken up on Tuesday next.

Prices of Wines.

Ordered, That it be referred to a Committee, to consider of the Abuses in the excessive Prices of Wines; and the Corrupting and Mixture of Wines; and the Measure by which they are sold; and prepare a Bill for Redress of the Evils therein: And report it to the House: Viz. to Colonel Cock, Mr. Robinson, Mr. Pury, Captain Hatsell, Mr. Mason, Judge Advocate Whaley, Mr. Owen, Mr. Bodierda, Mr. Lloyd, Colonel Carter, Major-General Packer, Mr. Attorney of the Duchy, Attorney-General, Sir Sam. Sleigh, Major-General Lilborne, Mr. George Smyth, Colonel Beamont, Mr. Lister, Captain Scotton, Mr. Carey, Alderman Foote, Lord Strickland, MajorGeneral Whaley, Mr. St. Awbin, Mr. Bampfeild, Mr. Bedford, Captain Blakwell, Mr. Downing, Colonel Wood, Sir Christofer Pack, Major Burton, Mr. Disbrow, Mr. Marbury, Colonel Fitz-James, Colonel Markham, Mr. Edward Dunch, Mr. Thomas: And are to meet this Afternoon, at Two of the Clock, in the ExchequerChamber.

Security of Protector's Person.

Colonel Jones reports, That the Committee have examined the ingrossed Bill, intituled, An Act for the Security of his Highness the Lord Protector his Person, and Continuance of the Nation in Peace and Safety, with the Paper-Book and Amendments.

The Bill, intituled, An Act for the Security of his Highness the Lord Protector his Person, and Continuance of the Nation in Peace and Safety, was this Day read the Third time.

The Question being put, Whether these Words, "or with any Rebels of this Commonwealth," in the 28th Line in the First Press, in the Bill, do stand;

It passed in the Negative.

And it was accordingly razed out at the Table; and also in the Bill, in the 2d Line of the 4th Page, after the Word "them," being one of the Amendments in the 2d Paper of Amendments, Line 3.

The Question being put, Whether these Words," directly or indirectly," in the 26th and 27th Line of the First Press of the Bill, do stand;

It passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, That these Words, "directly or indirectly," in the 28th Line of the First Press, do stand;

It passed in the Negative.

And the said Words were accordingly razed out of the Bill, at the Table.

The Question being put, That these Words, "or otherwise, and taking any other Evidence concerning the same," in the 10 and 11 Line of the 3d Press, do stand in the Bill, in this Place;

It passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, That these Words, "or any or more of them," do stand in the 10th Line of the last Press;

It passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, That these Words, "or any or more of them," in the 17th Line of the last Press, do stand;

It passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, That these Words, "or more," in the 19th Line of the last Press do stand in the Bill;

It passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, That these Words, "or any or more of them," in the 22th and 23th Line of the last Press, do stand;

It passed in the Negative.

And the same Words were razed out, at the Table, in the several Places aforesaid.

Resolved, That these Words, "which said Commissioners respectively," be added in the 4th Line of the last Press, next after the Words, "or more of them."

A Parchment was tendered, with these Words, "whereof Three of the Judges to be of the Quorum," to be added to the Bill.

And the Question being put, That the same be read;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went forth.

Lord Rich. Cromwell, Tellers for the Yeas: 59.
Lord Eures, With the Yeas,
Lord Comm. Fiennes, Tellers for the Noes: 117.
Lord Comm. Lisle, With the Noes,

So it passed in the Negative.

Resolved, That the Christian Name of * Crispe, being "Peter," be inserted into this Bill.

Resolved, That the Christian Name of * Marsh, in this Bill, being "John," be inserted: And the same were inserted accordingly.

Resolved, That the Time for Continuance of this Act, being till the End of the last Session of the next Parliament, do stand as it is in the Bill.

A Parchment was tendered, with these Words, to be Part of the Bill; viz. "from and after the 10th Day of October, which shall be in the Year of our Lord God One thousand Six hundred Fifty-and-six:" Which was Three times read.

The Question being put, That the Words, "which shall be," in this Clause, do stand;

It passed in the Negative.

And the same, so amended, being put to the Question, passed; And was

Ordered, to be Part of the Bill, in the 12th Line of the First Press, next after these Words, "or Persons shall."

A Parchment was tendered, with these Words, "whereof, for England, Two shall be Judges of one of the Benches, or Barons of the Exchequer."

And the Question being put, That the same be read;

It passed in the Negative.

Another Parchment was tendered, with these Words, "and shall also hear and examine Witnesses, upon Oath, on the Behalf of the Party or Parties accused," to be added to this Bill.

And the Question being put, That the same be read;

It passed in the Negative.

Another Parchment was tendered, with these Words, "whereof, for England, One shall be Judge of one of the Benches, or Baron of the Exchequer."

And the Question being put, That the same be read;

It passed in the Negative.

And the Bill, with the Riders, so amended, being put to the Question, passed.

Ordered, That his Highness' Consent be desired to this Act.