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 Martis, 9 die Aprilis.
Archb. of York.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Comes Danby, L. President.
Marq. de Halyfax, C. P. S.
(fn. 1) Dux Norff. Comes Maresc.
Comes Lyndsey, L. Great Chamberlain.
Comes Devon, L. Steward.
Comes (fn. 2) Nottingham.
Ds. Grey de R.
Ds. Willoughby Parh.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Grey de Wark.
Ds. Arrundell T.
Committee for Privileges.
Bill to take away Hearthmoney.
Oates's Writs of Error to be heard.
It is ORDERED, by the (fn. 3) Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear Counsel on the said Writs, on Thursday the 18th of this Instant April, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof the said Titus Otes is to cause timely Notice to be given to Their Majesties Attorney General for that Purpose.
Bailiff of Westm. to attend.
D. of Bolton introduced.
This Day the Lord Marquis of Winton, being created Duke of Bolton, was introduced, between the Duke of Ormond and the Duke de Beaufort, the Lord Great Chamberlain of England going before him, being all in their Robes.
His Patent was presented to the Speaker, upon the Knee, at the End of the Woolsack; and from thence delivered the same to the Clerk of the Parliaments, and by him was read at the Table. The Patent bears Date the Eighth Day of April, 1689. And then he was placed in his due Place.
His Majesty, being in His Throne, adorned with His Regal Crown, and Royal Robes, with His great Officers of State about Him; and the Peers being in their Robes, commanded the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod to signify His Pleasure to the Commons, "That they presently come and attend His Majesty, with their Speaker."
Bill to encourage the Exportation of Corn.
Their Lordships, or any Three of them; to meet on Saturday next, at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings; and having heard such Persons concerning the same as they shall think fit, are to report to the House.
Marq. de Halyfax, Orator Procerum pro Tempore, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Sabbati, videlicet, 13um diem instantis Aprilis, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.