DIE Sabbati, 2 die Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Marq. de Halyfax.
E. of Danby, L. President.
Duke of Norff. Earl Marshal.
Duke of Graston.
Duke of Ormond.
Duke of Northumber.
Marq. of Winton.
E. Lyndsey, L. Great Chamberlain.
E. of Devon, L. Steward.
Ds. Grey of Ruthin.
Ds. Grey de Wark.
Marq. de Halyfax Speaker pro Tempore.
Lords take the Oaths.
This Day these Lords following took the Oaths of
Fealty, directed to be taken in the House of Peers,
by the Act made in the First Year of Their Majesties Reign, King William and Queen Mary, intituled, "An Act for removing and preventing all
Questions and Disputes concerning the assembling and sitting of this present Parliament;"
and also made and subscribed the Declaration, in
Pursuance of an Act made the Thirtieth Year of
King Charles the Second, intituled, "An Act for
the more effectual preserving the King's Person
and Government, by disabling of Papists from
sitting in either House of Parliament:"
The Lord Marquis of Halyfax, Keeper of the Privy Seal, Speaker pro Tempore, took them singly
in the First Place.
Thomas Earl of Danby, Lord President.
Henry Duke of Norfolke, Earl Marshal.
Henry Duke of Grafton.
James Duke of Ormond.
George Duke of Northumberland.
Charles Marquis of Winton.
Robert Earl of Lyndsey, Lord Great Chamberlain.
William Earl of Devon, Lord Steward.
Awbrey Earl of Oxon.
Charles Earl of Shrewsbury.
Anthony Earl of Kent.
William Earl of Derby.
John Earl of Rutland.
William Earl of Bedford.
Thomas Earl of Pembrooke.
George Earl of Suffolke.
John Earl of Bridgewater.
George Earl of North'ton.
John Earl of Bristol.
John Earl of Clare.
Charles Earl of Westmerland.
Charles Earl of Manchester.
John Earl of Mulgrave.
Thomas Earl Rivers.
Henry Earl of Stamford.
Heneage Earl of Winchilsea.
William Earl of Kingston.
Charles Earl of Carnarvon.
Phillip Earl of Chesterfeild.
Thomas Earl of Thannet.
John Earl of Bath.
William Earl of Craven.
Richard Earl of Burlington.
Thomas Earl of Sussex.
Charles Earl of Maclesfeld.
Charles Earl of Radnor.
Daniell Earl of Nottingham.
Laurance Earl of Rochester.
Charles Vicecomes Mordaunt.
Francis Vicecomes Newport.
Thomas Vicecomes Weymouth.
Christopher Vicecomes Hatton.
Henry Lord Bishop of London.
Thomas Lord Bishop of Lyncolne.
Sir Jonathan Lord Bishop of Bristol.
John Lord Delawarr.
Thomas Lord Morley.
Henry Lord De Grey of Ruthin.
Ralph Lord Eure.
William Lord Pagett.
Charles Lord North.
Ralph Lord Mountagu.
Ford Lord Grey de Wark.
John Lord Lovelace.
William Lord Maynard.
Henry Lord Herbert.
Thomas Lord Jermyn.
William Lord Biron.
John Lord Vaughan.
Edward Lord Ward.
John Lord Colepeper.
Isaac Lord Asteley.
Robert Lord Lucas.
Edward Lord Rockingham.
Robert Lord Lexington.
John Lord Berkeley.
Charles Lord Cornwallis.
Henry Lord Delamer.
Thomas Lord Crewe.
Richard Lord Lumley.
George Lord Carteret.
John Lord Ossulston.
George Lord Dartmouth.
Sidney Lord Godolphin.
John Lord Churchill.
Absent Lords to be summoned.
ORDERED, That all those Lords absent this Day,
who are in or about Town, be summoned to attend on
Letter to absent Lords.
ORDERED, That a Letter be sent to the Lords who
are in the Country, by the Speaker, to this Effect:
"I am commanded by the House to signify to your
Lordship, that your Attendance is required, all Excuses set apart, on Monday the 18th of March Instant;
and in Case of Sickness, which absolutely disables
you, that then you send by Two Persons to attest
the same upon Oath."
Absent Lords excused.
The Lord Bishops of Winton and Landaff being indisposed, and so cannot attend the House this Day, but
will attend the House on Monday next, are excused for
this Day's Absence.
The Lord Archbishop of Yorke, being this Day not
well, intends to come on Monday, to take the Oaths;
so is excused for this Day's (fn. 1) Absent.
The Lord Bishop of Gloucester is excused for his Absence this Day; he being to preach before the King
To-morrow at Hampton Court.
The Earl of Mulgrave is added to the Committee
for the Bill for better regulating the Trial of Peers.
Aisley, a Priest, to be examined.
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in
Parliament assembled, That Edward Aisley, a Priest,
now in the Custody of the Gentleman Usher of the Black
Rod attending this House, be brought, with the Trunks
taken with him, before the Lords Committees appointed
to consider what is fit to be done to prevent Papistsfrom staying in London, to be examined by them; and
to inspect the Trunks, and make Report to the House.
Bill for removing Papists from London, &c.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the removing Papists and reputed Papists from the City of
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is
committed to the same Committee for sending Papists
out of Town.
Marquis de Halyfax, Orator Procerum pro Tempore,
declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse
usque in diem Lunæ, videlicet, 4um diem instantis Martii, 1688/9;, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.