Die Martis, 6 Novembris, 18 Car. IIdi.
Members pleading at Lords.
ORDERED, That such Members of this House, as
are of the Long Robe, shall not be of Counsel on
either Side, in any Bill depending in the Lords House,
before such Bill shall come down from the Lords House
to this House.
Ordered, That Sir Thomas Meeres, Mr. Sandys, be
added to the Committee of Elections.
The Commission, granted by his Majesty for tendering
and administering the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy, being read;
Mr. Speaker, and the other Members of the House
commissionated by his Majesty, who were present, having
taken the said Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy, divers
of them did attend at and near the Table: And the
House being called, the said Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy were administered to, and taken by, the several
Members present, in Order, as their Names were called
over by the Book, wherein they are recorded.
And divers Members making Default in Attendance;
and Notice being taken, and their Names marked;
Ordered, That a List be made out of such Members as
made Default in Attendance this Day: And that their
Names be called over on this Day Sevennight: And that
the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy be then tendered
and administered to such of them as shall be then present,
and have not, before that Time, since the Granting of the
new Commission, have taken the same: And that such as
shall then fail to be present, without such good Excuse
as the House shall allow, be, for their Neglect, sent for
in the Custody of the Serjeant at Arms; and that such
Members as shall, during the Sessions of Parliament desert the Service of the House, and depart into the Country, without Licence obtained from the House, be also,
for their Default herein, sent for in the Custody of the
Serjeant at Arms.
Ordered, That all Committees which were to sit this
Afternoon, be adjourned; and do sit on Thursday next,
at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Places
And then the House adjourned till Thursday
Morning, Eight of the Clock.