Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 12, 1666-1675. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Sabbati, 17 die Aprilis.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
|His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.|
Ds. Finch, Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Ds. Thesaurarius Angliæ.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
L. Great Chamberlain.
Vicecomes Say et Seale.
Ds. Arundell de Ward.
Ds. Grey de Wark.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. (fn. 1) Asteley.
Ds. Berkeley de Strat.
Ds. Arundell de Trer.
Ds. Butler de M. Park.
Ds. Grey de Rolleston.
Bill to explain the Act concerning Popish Recusants.
Hodie 1 vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for Explanation of an Act, for preventing Dangers which may happen from Popish Recusants."
E. of Midd. introduced.
This Day Charles Earl of Midd. was introduced, between the Earl of Manchester and the Earl of Mulgrave, in their Robes; the Lord Great Chamberlain, the Earl of Suff. supplying the Place of the Earl Marshal, and Garter King at Arms, going before. After his Lordship had delivered his Patent and Writ of Summons to the Lord Keeper, they were delivered and read at the Table.
The Patent bears Date the Fourth Day of February, in the 27 Year of King C'arles the Second; and the Writ bears Date the 16th of April in the same Year.
Heads for securing the Protestant Religion.
This Day being appointed for the whole House to be in a Committee, to consider of Heads for a Bill for securing the Protestant Religion; the House was adjourned during Pleasure.
The House being resumed;
The Earl of North'ton reported to the House, That the Committee have made a Progress in the Consideration of Heads in order to a Bill for securing the Protestant Religion; and they have agreed that One of the Heads shall be, That the Children of the Royal Family may be educated in the Protestant Religion, as it is established in the Church of England. And the Committee desires the House would appoint another Time, when they shall further proceed therein."
Thereupon the House ORDERED, That this House shall be put into a Committee for that Purpose on Thursday Morning next.
Hallet versus Kendall.
Whereas this House had appointed to proceed in hearing Counsel at the Bar, on Thursday next, the 22th Instant, in the Cause upon the Appeal of Mary Hallet Widow, to which Thomas Kendall and Mary his Wife are Defendants:
It is this Day ORDERED, That the said Hearing be, and is hereby, put off to Friday the 23th Day of this Instant April, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof both Parties are to take Notice, and attend with their Counsel accordingly.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Lunæ, 19um diem instantis Aprilis, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.