Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 17, 1701-1705. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Lunæ, 12 Januarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
L. Lovelace takes the Oaths.
John Lord Lovelace took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, pursuant to the Statute.
The Order being read, for the Business appointed this Day:
Security of the King's Person, &c. Bill for:
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Security of His Majesty's Person and Government; and for maintaining the Succession of the Crown, according to the Two late Acts of Parliament."
ORDERED, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, presently.
Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee on the said Bill.
After some Time, the House was resumed.
And the Lord Herbert reported, "That the Committee had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, with some Amendments."
Which were read Twice, and agreed to; and the Bill ordered to be engrossed, with the said Amendments.
Fuller to produce Jones.
The Lord Keeper acquainted the House, "That he had received a Letter from Mr. Fuller, dated 10th January, 1701/2."
Which was read, and the following Order made:
"After reading a Letter from Mr. William Fuller, desiring further Time for his producing Mr. Thomas Jones: It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Mr. William Fuller do peremptorily produce the said Mr. Thomas Jones before this House on Monday next, at Eleven a Clock in the Forenoon."
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, decimum tertium diem instantis Januarii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.