Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 10, 1688-1693. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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1° Gul. & Mar. Parl. 1. Sess. 1. A. 1688, & 1689.
OATES, Dr. Petition complaining of unjust Prosecutions and Imprisonment; Petitioner and Counsel to be heard at Bar, 23 May. Clerk of the Crown to attend, with Records of Conviction; Committee to inspect Lords Journals, in relation to Proceedings upon the Judgment against him, 4 June. Committee added, 6. Order for sitting of Committee; Copies of Records presented, 8. Report; Resolution that Judgments were cruel and illegal, 11.-Bill to reverse them, ordered, 11. Read, 2 July. Committed, 3. Reported, and to be ingrossed, 5. Passed, 6. Returned from Lords, with Amendments; Amendments disagreed to; Committee to assign Reasons; Committees added; Hinton to be examined by a Committee, 13. Vide Hinton. Report of Reasons; Conference desired; Managers appointed; Conference held, and reported, 22. House put Lords in mind of Bill, 24. Another Conference, desired by Lords, agreed to; Managers appointed; Conference held, and reported; Debate thereon; Lords Amendments disagreed to; same Committee to assign Reasons; Committees added, 26. Free Conference with Lords desired, and agreed to, 27. Held; Report to be digested, 29. Lords Adherence to their Amendments signified; Debate thereon; Order for sitting of the Committee, and preparing and making the Report; Managers to inspect Journals of both Houses for Precedents relating to Conferences and free Conferences, and adhering thereto. Vide Conferences. Instruction to examine, whether there be any Warrant for free Pardon to Oates; Manager added, 31. Report of free Conference to be entered in Journals; Examination recommended to the Care of one Member; Committee to inspect Journals of both Houses for Precedents of free Conferences without Liberty of Debate; Warrant for free Pardon read; Instruction to examine, whether there be any Address for Pardon, 2 Aug. Report touching Proceedings upon Conferences and free Conferences; Form of the Address, 6. Debate, touching the Pardon to be granted, adjourned, 12.
Oaths. Vide Allegiance, and Army.
-, - to be taken by Members, 25 Feb. Taken, 2. 4, 5, 6, 7. & 11 Mar. 20 Sept. & 19 Oct.
Oblivion. Vide Indemnity.
Odley. Vide Privileges.
Offices, Committee to inquire into, and prepare a Bill against Abuses in selling them, 19 June. Petition presented, and referred; Committees added, 22.
Officers of the House, Committee to examine what Fees are due to them, 28 June.
Onslow, Sir Richard and Denzel, Petition, 22 July. Vide Supply.
Orange, Prince of, his Letter read; Proceedings thereupon.
Vide Address.-Vote from Lords, appointing a Thanksgiving
for Deliverance from Popery and arbitrary Power, agreed to,
with an Amendment, 22 Jan.
-, - Prince and Princess of, Vote from Lords declaring them King and Queen, 7 Feb. Vide Declaration.-Conference desired by Lords, touching a Proclamation to proclaim them King and Queen, agreed to; Managers appointed; Conference held, and reported; Proclamation, brought by Managers, agreed to, with an Amendment; Amendment agreed to by Lords; Form thereof, 12. Proclaimed, 13.
Orders. Vide Members, Door-keepers, Clerk, and Serjeant.
-, - standing, no Member to have Leave of Absence, but for Time limited, 16 Mar.-Leave of Absence to be asked between Hours appointed, 19.-Pleaded to Jurisdiction of King's Bench, not to be over-ruled, 10 July.
Ordnance. Vide Supply.
Overbury. Vide Papists.
Overkirke, Lord. Vide Nassau.
Owen. Vide Privileges.
Oxford, Petition from, 26 Mar. Vide Supply.
-, - and Cambridge, Bill for confirming the Charters thereof, ordered, 30 Apr.
1° Gul. & Mar. Parl. 1. Sess. 2. A. 1689.
OATHS, Committee to prepare Bill to injoin the taking them,
-, - Bill, from Lords, for Relief of such as have not taken them, 9 Nov. Lords put House in mind of Bill, 21 Dec. Bill read, 30.
Oblivion. Vide Indemnity.
Officers of the House, Collection to be made for them, 31 Oct.
Onslow, Sir Richard. Vide Privileges.
Orders. Vide Members, Serjeant, House, and Bills.
-, - Standing, relating to Servants and written Certificates, 23 Jan.
Ordnance, Information given of a Petition presented to that Board; Debate, and Resolution thereupon, 16 Nov.-Petition of Artificers, nothing done thereupon, 10 Dec.
Owen, John, Petition of Executors, 24 Jan. Vide Wolstenholme.
Oxford City, Petition from, to be heard at Bar, 13 Dec.
2° Gul. & Mar. Parl. 2. Sess. 1. A. 1689, & 1690.
OFFICES, Bill to prevent buying and selling them, presented, 31 Mar. Read, 5 May. Committed; Instruction touching Attornies, 15.
Officers of House, Table of their Fees, ordered, 26 Mar. Presented by Speaker, Committee to consider of them, 23 Apr. Committees added, 30.
Okeden, Mr. Vide Quarrel.
Orders Vide House, Motions, Serjeant, and Members.
-, - against Obstructions in the Streets, 8 May.
-, - Standing, relating to written Certificates and menial Servants, 31 Mar.-That no Member go out of Town without Leave, 29 Apr.-That a true Copy of Letters Patents be annexed to any Bill brought in for Confirmation thereof, 13 May.
Owen, Sir Hugh. Vide Privileges.
Oxford, Bill for settling a Charity given by Mr. Snell for Maintenance of Scholars, ordered, 5 Apr. Presented, 7. Order for reading, 22. Read; Question for Second Reading, Neg. 23.
2° & 3° Gul. & Mar. Parl. 2. Sess. 2. A. 1690, & 1691.
OATHS, Bill, from Lords, to prevent Inconveniences occasioned by scrupling to take them, 2 Dec.
Officers. Vide Supply.
Officers of House, Collection to be made for them; Speaker to distribute it, 15 Dec.
Orders. Vide Serjeant, Speaker, Members, and House.
-, - That no private Business be proceeded on after Ten o'Clock, till Bills of Supply be finished, 29 Dec.
3° & 4° Gul. & Mar. Parl. 2. Sess. 3. A. 1691, & 1692.
OATHS. Vide Ireland.
Offices, Bill against buying and selling them, ordered, 17 Dec. Presented, 6 Jan. Read, 21.
Oliver, James, Petition, 8 Feb. Vide Halstead.
Orders. Vide Serjeant, Speaker, Members, and Bills.
-, - that no private Business be proceeded on after 10 o'Clock, 24 Nov.-that no new private Bill be proceeded on for a Fortnight, 4 Jan.
-, - Standing, that Privilege be not allowed to Members who are only Trustees, 2 Nov.
Ordnance, Petition relating to Debt, 11 Nov. Vide Supply.