Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 14, 1685-1691. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Lunæ, 13 die Maii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Epus. St. David's.
Marq. Carmarden, L. President.
Marq. de Halyfax, C. P.S.
Dux Norff. Comes Maresc.
Comes Lyndsey, L. Great Chamberlain.
Comes Devon, L. Steward.
Ds. Grey de Ruthin.
Ds.Willoughby (fn. 1) W.
Marq. de Halyfax Speaker pro Tempore.
Marches of Wales Court to take away, Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the taking away the Court holden before the President and Council of the Marches of Wales."
Whereupon this Order was made:
"Upon the First Reading of a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the taking away the Court holden before the President and Council of the Marches of Wales," it is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this Bill shall be read again on Monday the 27th of May Instant, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; at which Time Their Majesties Counsel shall be heard, if they please."
Commissioners of Great Seas, Bill.
Next, the House proceeded in reading the Amendments made by the Commons in the Bill for enabling the Commissioners of the Great Seal to execute the Office of Lord Chancellor, or Lord Keeper.
And, after Consideration and Debate of them, it is ORDERED, That the same Committee to whom the Care of this was referred do meet this Afternoon, and inspect and amend the Amendments and Clauses sent up by the House of Commons, and amend or draw a new Clause, according to the Debate this Day.
Judges to attend, about Oates's Judgement.
ORDERED, That Sir Richard Holloway and Sir Francis Withins be, and are hereby, required to attend this House, to give their Reasons or Grounds for their Judgement given against Tytus Otes, on Friday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Marquis de Halyfax, Orator Procerum pro Tempore, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Martis, videlicet, 14um diem instantis Maii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.