Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 10, 1688-1693. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Veneris, 12 die Aprilis. 1° Willielmi et Mariæ, 1689.
ORDERED, That all Committees be revived; and sit this Afternoon.
Newcastle upon Tyne Court of Conscience.
Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill for a Court of Conscience in the Town of Newcastle upon Tyne.
Gloucester Court of Conscience.
Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill for a Court of Conscience in the City of Gloucester; and that it be added to the Bill for a Court of Conscience in the City of Bristol.
Call of the House.
Ordered, That the House be called over on Tuesday Sevennight next.
Great Yarmouth Court of Conscience.
Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill for a Court of Conscience in the Town of Great Yarmouth.
Canterbury Court of Conscience.
Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill for a Court of Conscience in the City of Canterbury.
Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do grant his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to issue out a Writ, for Electing of a Burgess to serve in this present Parliament for the Borough of Tamworth in the County of Stafford, in the room of Henry Sidney, Esquire, who is called up to the House of Lords.
The House to attend to congratulate their Majesties on their Coronation.
Resolved, Nemine contradicente, That this House do attend upon their Majesties, to congratulate them upon their Coronation.
Ordered, That such Members of this House as are of his Majesty's most honourable Privy Council, do wait upon their Majesties to know their Royal Pleasure, when this House may attend their Majesties, to congratulate them upon their Coronation.
Marches Court in Wales.
Ordered, That the Committee, to whom the Bill for taking away the Court held before the President and Council of the Marches of Wales is referred, have Power to receive such Petitions as shall be presented to them, relating to the said Court.
Old Sarum Election.
Ordered, That Leave be given to Mr. Pitts to withdraw his Petition, touching the Matter of the Election of Burgesses for the Borough of Old Sarum in the County of Wilts.
Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy.
The House then, according to the Order of Yesterday, resolved into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed in the further Consideration of the ingrossed Bill, sent down from the Lords, intituled, An Act for the abrogating the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy, and appointing other Oaths.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Dolben took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Mr. Dolben reports from the Committee of the whole House, That they, having taken the Bill into their Consideration, had agreed upon several Amendments to be made in the same: Which he read in his Place, with the Coherence; and afterwards delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same were once read throughout.
Resolved, That the Reading the said Amendments the Second time be adjourned until To-morrow Morning, at Ten of the Clock.
Their Majesties appoint to be attended.
Mr. Boscowen acquaints the House, That he had, according to the Order of this Day, attended their Majesties, to know their Pleasure when they would be attended by this House, to congratulate them upon their Coronation: And that they had been pleased to appoint this Afternoon, half an Hour after Two of the Clock, in the Banqueting House at Whitehall.
Resolved, That this House do go in a Body, through King's Street, to attend their Majesties.
Resolved, That this House do on Monday Morning next, at Ten of the Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to take into their Consideration the Matter of the Publick Revenue.
And then the House adjourned until Two of the Clock in the Afternoon.
The House attends the King.
THE House met, in order to go to attend his Majesty at Whitehall:
And then they adjourned till To-morrow Morning Nine of the Clock.