House of Commons Journal Volume 10: 2 March 1689

Pages 39-40

Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 10, 1688-1693. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.

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Sabbati, 2 die Martii; Primo Willielmi et Mariæ.

Members take Oaths.

THE House, according to the Order of Monday last, began at Nine of the Clock, to take the Oaths, injoined by an Act of this present Parliament, intituled, An Act for removing and preventing all Questions and Disputes concerning the Assembling and Sitting of this present Parliament; and to make, repeat and subscribe the Test or Declaration, injoined both by the same Act of Parliament, and an Act of Parliament made in the Thirtieth Year of the Reign of King Charles the Second; Mr. Speaker first, by himself, in the Chair, taking the said Oaths, and making, repeating, and subscribing the said Declaration; and afterwards, such Members as did answer to their Names upon the calling them according to the Book of Returns of Members to serve in this House; Mr. Speaker being all the Time in the Chair. -The House sat for that Purpose till Four a Clock in the Afternoon: In which time there did to the Number of about Four Hundred, take the said Oaths, and repeat and subscribe the said Declaration.

And then the House adjourned till Monday Morning, Nine a Clock.