Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Sabbati, 30 die Novembris, 1678.
Royal Assent to Bills.
Mr. Speaker reports, That he had attended his Majesty in the House of Lords: Where his Majesty was pleased to give his Royal Assent to the Bill for the more effectual Preserving of the King's Person and Government, by disabling Papists from sitting in either House of Parliament: And that his Majesty was pleased to make a Speech to both Houses of Parliament; the Effect whereof Mr. Speaker declared to the House.
Members take Oaths.
Resolved, That the House will now proceed to the Taking of the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy, and making and subscribing the Declaration, according to the Direction of the Act for the more effectual Preserving of the King's Person and Government, by disabling Papists from sitting in either House of Parliament.