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, 27 Octobris.
Lords take the Oaths.
Tuder versus Reg & Regin. in Error.
Myers & al. Tenants of Millom versus Huddlestone.
Upon reading the Petition of Edmond Myres and others, customary Tenants of the Manor of Millom; shewing, "That they have an Appeal depending in this House, against Joseph Huddlestone Esquire, Lord of the said Manor and others; and praying, that a Day may be appointed for hearing thereof:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel on both Sides, at the Bar, on Tuesday the Third Day of November next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Arch. of York to preach 5th Nov.
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That his Grace the Lord Archbishop of Yorke be, and is hereby, desired to preach before this House, in the Abbey Church at Westminster, on Thursday the Fifth Day of November next.
King's Answer to the Address.
Alnage, to regulate the Collection of.
Clandestine Marriages Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act disabling Minors to marry without the Consent of their Fathers or Guardians, and against their untimely marrying after the Decease of their Fathers, and for preventing all clandestine Marriages for the future."
Address to the Queen.
ORDERED, That the Lords following do withdraw presently, and draw an Address to be presented to Her Majesty, to give Her the Thanks of this House, for Her prudent Care in the Administration of the Government in His Majesty's Absence:
"We, Your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal Subjects, the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, from a true Sense of the Quiet and Happiness the Nation hath enjoyed in Your Majesty's Administration of the Government in the King's Absence, do hold ourselves obliged to present our most humble Acknowledgments to Your Majesty, for Your prudent Conduct therein, to the universal Satisfaction, as well as the Security, of the Kingdom."
House to attend Her Majesty with it.
The Lord Viscount Villers acquainted the House, "That he had attended Her Majesty, as commanded; and that Her Majesty hath appointed Three of the Clock this Afternoon, for this House to attend Her, with the Address, in the Drawing Room at Whitehall."
Rob'tus Atkins, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Veneris, (videlicet), 30um diem instantis Octobris, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.