House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 28 March 1681

Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.

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, 'House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 28 March 1681', in Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687, (London, 1802) pp. 712. British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/commons-jrnl/vol9/p712 [accessed 21 May 2024].

. "House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 28 March 1681", in Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687, (London, 1802) 712. British History Online, accessed May 21, 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/commons-jrnl/vol9/p712.

. "House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 28 March 1681", Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687, (London, 1802). 712. British History Online. Web. 21 May 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/commons-jrnl/vol9/p712.

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Lunæ, 28 die Martii, 1681.

Somersett Election.

A PETITION of Sir John Sidnam, touching the Election of a Knight of the Shire to serve in this present Parliament for the County of Somersett.

Ordered, That the said Petition be referred to the Consideration of the Committee of Elections and Privileges; to examine the Matter thereof; and to report the same, with their Opinion therein, to the House.

Warrants for Witnesses, &c.

Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue out his Warrant for sending for Persons, Papers, and Records, in such Elections as are appointed to be heard at the Bar of the House.

Leskeard Election.

A Petition of Edward Nosworthy Esquire, touching the Election for Leskeard, was read.

Ordered, That the said Petition be referred to the Consideration of the Committee of Elections and Privileges; to examine the Matter thereof; and to report the same, with their Opinion therein, to the House.

Officers of the House.

Ordered, That every Knight of the Shire do pay Ten Shillings, and every Citizen and Burgess Five Shillings, to be distributed amongst the Officers attending the House.

Excluding Duke of Yorke from the Crown.

A Bill for excluding James Duke of Yorke to inherit the Imperial Crown of England, and the Dominions and Territories thereunto belonging. . . . .

Ordered, That the said Bill be read a Second time To-morrow Morning at Ten of the Clock, in a full House.

Message to attend the King.

A Message from his Majesty, by Edward Duppa Esquire, Deputy Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod;

Mr. Speaker,

The King commands this honourable House to attend Him, immediately, in the House of Peers.

Parliament dissolved.

And accordingly Mr. Speaker, with the House, went up to attend his Majesty: Where his Majesty was pleased to dissolve this present Parliament.