House of Lords Journal Volume 20
30 January 1716


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'House of Lords Journal Volume 20: 30 January 1716', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 20: 1714-1717 (1767-1830), pp. 278. URL: Date accessed: 22 November 2014.


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DIE Lunæ, 30 Januarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Asaph.
Epus. Oxon.
Ds. Cowper, Cancellarius.
Comes Dorset.
Ds. Colepeper.


Answer from H. C. about the Witnesses examined on the Attainder of the E. of Mar & al. Bill:

The Messengers sent to the House of Commons on Saturday last return Answer:

That the Names of the Persons who appeared and were examined at the Bar of that House, in relation to the Bill, intituled, "An Act to attaint John Earl of Mar, William Murray Esquire commonly called Marquis of Tullibardine, James Earl of Linlithgow, and James Drummond Esquire commonly called Lord Drummond, of High Treason," were Ebenezer Whittle and Doctor Blair.

Whittle and Blair to attend.

Ordered, That the said Ebenezer Whittle and Doctor Blair do attend this House To-morrow, Twelve a Clock, in order to be examined in relation to the said Bill.

Then, in order to the Lords going to the Abbey Church, Westm'r, this being the Day of the Martyrdom of the Blessed King Charles the First;


Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, tricesimum primum diem instantis Januarii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.