Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 13, 1675-1681. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Martis, 22 die Octobris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
King's Answer to the Addresses, for Papers about the Plot, and
The Lord Treasurer reported, "That, in Obedience to the Commands of this House, he and the rest of the Lords with White Staves have attended His Majesty upon Three Particulars:
for printing Speeches; and about the Houses attending Him with an Address for a Fast.
"1. That He would be pleased to give Order for the printing and publishing His Speech and the Lord Chancellor's.
"To which His Majesty's Answer was, That He had given Order for the same already.
"2. That His Majesty would communicate to this House such Papers as have any Tendency to the Discovery of the horrible Design against His Majesty's Life.
"Concerning which, His Majesty said, He would give Order.
"3. To know His Majesty's Pleasure, what Time both House may Wait upon Him to present Him with an humble Address for a Fast.
"To which His Majesty's Answer is, That He will be ready in the Banqueting House at Whitehall, at Three of the Clock this Afternoon, to receive the same."
King to be attended by both Houses.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Tymothy Baldwin and Sir William Beversham:
To acquaint them, that His Majesty hath appointed this Afternoon, at Three of the Clock, for both Houses to attend Him in the Banqueting House at Whitehall, with their Address for a Fast.
Bill to prevent Minors clandestine Marriages.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act disabling Minors to marry withoutthe Consent of their Fathers or Guardians, and against their untimely Marrying after the Decease of their Fathers."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is committed to a Committee of the whole House; and the House to be put into a Committee on Tuesday next for that Purpose.
Answer from H. C.
The Messengers sent to the House of Commons with the Message return with this Account:
That they have delivered their Message.
The House to be called.
ORDERED, That this House shall be called on Wednesday come Sevennight; and the same Day the Standing Orders of this House shall be read.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Mercurii, 23um diem instantis Octobris, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.