Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 15, 1691-1696. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Lunæ, 6 Januarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Sir O. Heron's Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Sir Charles Heron Baronet to sell Lands, for Payment of a Portion and Debts."
The Lord Ferrers reported, "That the Committee had adjourned themselves to Friday; but, that not being a convenient Day; desire the House would appoint Saturday next."
ORDERED, That the said Committee do meet on Saturday next; and that all Persons who were ordered to attend on Friday do then attend.
Double Returns, &c. to prevent, Bill.
Whereas this Day was appointed for the House to be put into a Committee, upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to prevent false and double Returns of Members to serve in Parliament:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the House shall be put into a Committee, upon the said Bill, on Friday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Oaths in Ireland, Bill to amend the Act for.
Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for amending an Act made in the Third Year of His present Majesty and the late Queen, intituled, An Act for abrogating the Oath of Supremacy in Ireland, and appointing other Oaths."
After some Time, the House was resumed.
And the Earl of Rochester reported, "That the Committee had made some Progress in the Bill; and desire another Time may be appointed, for the House to be put into a Committee again upon the said Bill."
ORDERED, That the House shall be put into a Committee again, upon the said Bill, To-morrow, at Eleven of the Clock.
Hall & al. versus Potter.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Cause wherein John Hall and John Keene are Appellants, and Jane Potter Respondent, on Saturday the Eleventh Day of this Instant January, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Account of Exports and Imports.
Whereas this Day was appointed for the House to consider of the Papers delivered by the Commissioners of the Customs the Thirtieth of December last:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said (fn. 1) Paper shall be considered To-morrow, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, (videlicet,) septimum diem instantis Januarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.