Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Lunæ, 2 die Decembris, 1678.
Members take Oaths.
THE House being set, several of the Members did take the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy, and make and subscribe the Declaration, according to the Direction of the Act, intituled, An Act for the more effectual Preserving of the King's Person and Government, by disabling Papists from sitting in either House of Parliament.
Oates to attend.
Answer to Address concerning him
That his Majesty will give a Pardon to Mr. Oates, for Misprision of Treason, from the Beginning of the World, till the said Eight-and-twentieth of November last past: That he shall have Liberty to walk where he pleaseth in Whitehall and St. James's Park; and enjoy all other Liberties of Writing and Conversing, which he had in Whitehall, before Sunday the Four-and-twentieth of the said November.
Address on Dangers of the Nation.
|Tellers,||Lord Ancram,||for the Noes,||14.|
|Sir John Talbott,|
|Tellers,||Sir Francis Drake,||for the Yeas,||138.|
Resolved, That a Representation be therein made to his Majesty, of the Danger that may arise to his Majesty and the Kingdom, by the Non-observance of the Laws that have been made for Preservation of the Peace, and Safety of the King and Kingdom.
And it is referred to Sir John Hotham, Mr. Williams, Colonel Birch, Sir Henry Capell, Sir Thomas Littleton, Sir Joseph Tredenham, Sir John Knight, Sir Thomas Meeres, Sir Wm. Hickman, Sir John Trevor, Mr. Solicitor General, Lord Cavendish, Sir Francis Rolles, Mr. Hamden, * Jennings, Sir Francis Drake, Mr. Sachaverell, Sir Edward Deering, Mr. Finch, Mr. Powle, Sir John Mallett, Sir Francis Russell, Sir Nich. Carew, Sir Robert Howard, Sir John Talbott, Sir Richard Temple, Sir Thomas Clarges, Serjeant Gregory, Mr. Swinfen; or any Three of them: And they are to meet To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber, to prepare the said Address: And are impowered to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.