House of Lords Journal Volume 16
29 May 1701


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'House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 29 May 1701', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 16: 1696-1701 (1767-1830), pp. 711. URL: Date accessed: 24 November 2014.


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DIE Jovis, 29 Maii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Elien.
Epus. Cov. & Lich.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Lincolne.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli. Ds. Hunsdon.


Sir J. Cotton's Consent to the Cotton Library Bill.

The House being moved, at the Request of Sir John Cotton, "That he may be called in, to give his Consent to the Bill, intituled, An Act for the better settling and preserving the Library kept in the House at Westminster, called Cotton House, in the Name and Family of the Cottons, for the Benefit of the Public."

Sir John Cotton was called in; and said, "He very chearfully consented to the said Bill."

The Lords went to the Abbey Church, at Westminster, to hear a Sermon.


Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, (videlicet,) tricesumum diem instantis Maii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.