Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 16, 1696-1701. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Veneris, 17 Decembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Undue Marriages of Infants, to prevent, Bill:
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to prevent undue Marriages of Infants, and for better securing the Guardianship of them."
A Rider being offered, to be made Part of the Bill; the same was read Thrice, and agreed to by the House.
Then the Question was put, "Whether this Bill, with the Rider, 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.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, (videlicet,) vicesimum diem instantis Decembris, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.