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 Sabbati, 9 die Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Marquis de Halyfax Speaker pro Tempore.
Lords take the Oaths.
This Day these Lords following took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, in Pursuance of the Acts:
Henry Duke of Beaufort, and Thomas Earl of Aylesbury.
D. Newcastle, sick.
Richard Wright and William Willson took their Oaths, at this Bar, "That they do believe that the Duke of New Castle is not able to come and give his Attendance on this House, in regard of his Indisposition of Body."
His Majesty's Answer, to the Thanks of the House.
The Archbishop of Yorke reported, "That the Lords Yesterday did present His Majesty with the humble Thanks of this House, for His Gracious Answer to the Address of both Houses; and His Majesty's Answer was, That He was glad to do any Thing that might be acceptable to the Lords; and that He would be ready and willing, to the utmost of His Power, to do any Thing for the Good of the Nation."
Bill to reverse L. Russell's Attainder.
The Lord Delamer reported, "That the Committee had considered the Bill for annulling and making void the Attainder of the Lord Russell; and do think it fit that the said Bill do pass, with a small Amendment."
Which being read, the House agreed to it; and ordered the said Bill to be engrossed, with the said Amendment.
Marq. de Halyfax, Orator Procerum pro Tempore declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Lunæ, videlicet, 11um diem instantis Martii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.
Hitherto examined by us, this 11 of March, 1688.
North & Grey.