House of Lords Journal Volume 19: 17 December 1711

Pages 343-344

Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 19, 1709-1714. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.

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DIE Lunæ, 17 Decembris.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. London.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Cicestrien.
Epus. Meneven.
Ds. Harcourt, Custos Magni Sigilli.
Comes Oxon & Mortimer, Thesaurarius.
Dux Buckingham & Nor. Præses.
Epus. Bristol, Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Shrewsbury, Camerarius.
Dux Cleveland & South'ton.
Dux Ormonde.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Schonburg.
Dux Devonshire.
Dux Marlborough.
Dux Rutland.
Dux Kent.
March. Dorchester.
Comes Poulett, Senescallus.
Comes Derby.
Comes Pembroke.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Dorset.
Comes Exeter.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Orford.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Godolphin.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Mar.
Comes Home.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Orkney.
Comes I'lay.
Comes Dartmouth.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Hatton.
Viscount Kilsyth.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Howard Escr.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Stawell.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Conway.
Ds. Hervey.
Ds. Cowper.
Ds. Pelham.
Ds. Boyle.


Preserving Protestant Religion, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for preserving the Protestant Religion, by better securing the Church of England as by Law established; and for confirming and supplying the Defects of, the Toleration granted to Protestant Dissenters by an Act, intituled, An Act for exempting Their Majesties Protestant Subjects dissenting from the Church of England, from the Penalties of certain Laws; and for the further securing the Protestant Succession, by requiring the Practisers of the Law in North Britain to take the Oaths, and subscribe the Declaration, therein mentioned."

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 thereupon.

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Bishop of Ely reported, "That the Committee had gone through the said Bill, and had made some Amendments thereunto."

Which, being read Twice, were agreed to by the House.

Ordered, That the said Bill, with the Amendments, be engrossed.

Lords take the Oaths.

This Day John Lord Bishop of Bristol Lord Privy Seal took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes; his Lordship having first delivered a Certificate of his receiving the Sacrament, and Witnesses sworn and examined to the Truth thereof.

Also, John Earl of Exeter took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.


Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, decimum octavum diem instantis Decembris, hora duodecima, Dominis sic decernentibus.