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, 13 die Augusti.
D. of Bucks' Bill.
D. Bolton takes the Oaths.
This Day Charles Duke of Bolton took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration against Transubstantiation, pursuant to the Act made in the 25th Year of King Charles the Second, for preventing the Dangers which may happen from Popish Recusants; James Lodge and William Robinson proving upon Oath the Truth of the Certificate that his Grace had received the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper according to the Statute.
Lords not to petition H. C. without Leave.
Bill for appropriating Duties, to repay The States General the Expences of the King's Expedition.
This Day being appointed for reading the Bill for appropriating certain Duties, for paying The States Generall of The United Provinces their Charges, for His Majesty's Expedition into this Kingdom, and other Uses:
Lords and others, who have Securities on these Duties, heard against the Bill.
It was moved, "That several Members of this House, and divers Servants of King Charles the Second, had Securities appropriated to (fn. 1) them out of several Duties which are passed away from them by this Bill; therefore they desire they may be heard, by their Counsel, before the Bill be read a Second Time."
ORDERED, That all the Lords in and about the Town (fn. 1) be summoned to meet To-morrow, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for appropriating certain Duties, for paying The States Generall of The United Provinces their Charges, for His Majesty's Expedition into this Kingdom, and for other Uses."
Lords summoned to attend the Bill To-morrow.
Message from H. C. for a Conference concerning Oates's Bill.
To desire a Conference, upon the Subject-matter of your Lordships adhering to your Amendments, the 31th of July last, to the Bill for reversing Two Judgements given in the Court of King's Bench, against Titus Otes Clerk.
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
Message to them, with the D. of Bucks' Bill.
Precedents to be searched for, of granting Conferences after Resolutions to adhere.
And, upon Debate, the House nominated these Lords following, to be a Committee, to inspect the Journals, to see what Precedents may be found for granting of Conferences after adhering, and report to the House Tomorrow Morning:
Marq. de Halyfax, Orator Procerum pro Tempore, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Mercurii, videlicet, 14um diem instantis Augusti, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.