House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 23 March 1681

Pages 705-706

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

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Mercurii, 23 die Martii, 1680-1.

Members take Oaths.

THE House, being met, proceeded to the Taking of the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy, and making and subscribing the Declaration directed by an Act made in the Thirtieth Year of his now Majesty's Reign, intituled, An Act for the more effectual preserving the King's Person and Government, by disabling Papists from sitting in either House of Parliament.

And Mr. Speaker, and a great Number of the Members of the House, having taken the said Oaths, and made and subscribed the said Declaration;

The House adjourned to Nine of the Clock To-morrow Morning.