Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 15, 1691-1696. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Jovis, 28 Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Cursing and Swearing, to prevent, Bill:
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the more effectual suppressing profane Cursing and Swearing."
ORDERED, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, presently.
Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee thereupon.
And, after some Time, the House was resumed.
And the Earl of Bridgewater reported, "That the Committee had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, without any Amendment."
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the more effectual suppressing profane Cursing and Swearing."
The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Message to H. C. that the Lords agree to it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Miles Cooke and Sir Robert Legard:
To let them know, the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.
Fotherley versus Wankford.
Upon reading the Petition of Robert Wankford, Respondent to the Petition and Appeal of John Fotherley; praying a Day may be appointed for hearing the said Cause:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Thursday the Fourth Day of April next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, (videlicet,) vicesimum nonum diem instantis Martii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.