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 Jovis, 2 Januarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
D. of Bedford takes the Oaths.
This Day William Duke of Bedford took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, pursuant to the Statutes.
E. of Kent's Bill.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Anthony Earl of Kent, and Henry Grey his Son and Heir Apparent, to make a Jointure for Jemima Wife of the said Henry Grey."
The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Message to H. C. with it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Miles Cooke and Sir Richard Holford:
To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence thereunto.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Richard Haynes Esquire to settle a Jointure on his now Wife, and to exchange Lands with the Trustees of Thomas Stevens Esquire, deceased."
Silver Coinage, for regulating, Bill.
The Earl of Rochester reported from the Select Committee appointed to adapt the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the regulating the Coinage of the Silver Money of this Kingdom," to a Clause agreed on in the Committee of the whole House, "That the Select Committee has gone through the Bill, as ordered; and adapted the whole Bill to the Clause agreed on in the Committee of the whole House."
Whereupon it is ORDERED, That the Report from the Select Committee be made presently, to the Committee of the whole House.
Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure; and put into a Committee on the said Bill.
And the Report being made from the Select Committee, and the Amendments, Alterations, and Provisos, made by them, being agreed to, the House was resumed.
And the Earl of Bridgewater reported, "That the Committee of the whole House had gone through the said Bill; and agreed to the several Amendments, Alterations, and Provisos, made by the Select Committee therein; and that the Committee desire a Time may be appointed, for the Report to be made to the House."
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Report shall be made To-morrow, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Papers from the Admiralty to be considered.
Whereas this Day was appointed, to take into Consideration some Papers delivered from the Commissioners of the Admiralty the 27th December last, pursuant to Orders of the 14th of that Month:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Papers shall be taken into Consideration on Saturday next, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, (videlicet,) tertium diem instantis Januarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.