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 Jovis, 14 die Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
M. de Halyfax Speaker pro Tempore.
Bill for uniting Protestants.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for uniting Their Majesties Protestant Subjects."
The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall be committed to a Committee of the whole House?"
It was Resolved in the Negative.
Lords Committees appointed to consider of a Bill, intituled, "An Act for uniting Their Majesties Protestant Subjects;" whose Lordships, having considered thereof, and sent for and heard such Persons concerning the same as they shall think fit, are afterwards to report to the House.
Their Lordships, or any Seven of them; to meet To-morrow Morning, at 9 of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.
Diffenters Toleration Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for exempting Their Majesties Protestant Subjects dissenting from the Church of England, from the Penalties of certain Laws."
ORDERED, That this Bill is committed to the Consideration of the same Committee as the Bill, intituled, "An Act for uniting Their Majesties Protestant Subjects" is; with the same Powers; and to sit in the same Place.
Bill to abrogate Oaths, and appoint new ones.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the abrogating of the former Oaths of Supremacy and Allegiance, and appointing other Oaths in their Stead."
Marq. de Halyfax, Orator Procerum pro Tempore, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Veneris, videlicet, 15um diem Martii, 1688/9, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.