DIE Veneris, 29 die Octobris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
|His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.|
Epus. Cov. et Litch.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Ds. North and Grey.
Ds. Grey de Warke.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Herbert de Chirb.
Ds. Arundell T.
Lords take the Oaths.
This Day these Lords following took the Oaths of
Allegiance and Supremacy, and made and subscribed the Declaration, in Pursuance of the Act
for the more effectual preserving of the King's Person and Government, by disabling Papists from
sitting in either House of Parliament:
George Lord Delamer.
Christopher Lord Hatton.
James Lord Norreys.
Phillip Earl of Chesterfield.
E. Tyrone, King's Answer to the Address.
The Lord Chamberlain reported, "That he and the
other Lords with White Staves have attended His
Majesty, with the Address of this House, for the safe
bringing over the Earl of Tyrone out of Ireland, and
the Papers of Evidence, and Proceedings had concerning him in Ireland; to which His Majesty's Answer
is, That He will take Care thereof." His Lordship
further reported, "That the Lords of the Council here
have those Papers already before them. However,
His Majesty will give Order, that if any be wanting,
they shall be supplied."
E. Castlemain not to be found:
John Harwood and Moses Evans, Deputies to the Serjeant at Arms, gave the House an Account upon Oath,
"That they have searched in several Places in Town
for the Earl of Castlemaine, but cannot find him;
and that they are informed, that he is gone into the
Hereupon it is ORDERED, That there shall be speedy
Search made for him at Fulmer and Dorney, in the County of Bucks, or elsewhere, as shall be informed.
Cox's Deposition concerning his taking Orders.
Nathaniell Cox, appearing this Day at the Bar, had
his Oath given him; and being asked, "Whether he
did see the Earl of Castlemain take the Order of Priesthood at Rome?" To which he answered, "That he
did never see the Earl of Castlemain in his Life; but
he was told at Rome, by Three Jesuits, That the
Earl of Castlemain had taken the Order of a Romish
Priest; and that he had a Dispensation to declare his
Bill to clear London, &c. of Papists.
The House was adjourned into a Committee, to proceed further in the Consideration of the Bill for freeing
the City of London and the Parts adjacent from Popish
The House was resumed.
And the Earl of Bridgewater reported, "That the
Committee of the House have considered of the Bill
for freeing London from Popish Inhabitants; and have
made a Sub-committee, to consider of a Clause therein concerning Conviction; and desire the House will
give them Power to send for a Judge to assist; and
when the Sub-committee have met, and are ready for
a Report, they will desire the House will appoint a
Time when the Committee may meet again."
The House agreed with the Committee; and ordered
Mr. Justice Ellis and Mr. Justice Raymond, or One of
them, to attend the Lords Sub-committees To-morrow
Morning, at Eight of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Sabbati, 30um
diem instantis Octobris, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic
Hitherto examined, this 15th of November, 1680, by us,
Anglesey, C. P. S.
P. Bath & Wells.