House of Commons Journal Volume 9
20 May 1685


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'House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 20 May 1685', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 9: 1667-1687 (1802), pp. 714. URL: Date accessed: 30 October 2014.


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Mercurii, 20 die Maii, 1685. 1 Jac. IIdi.


Members take Oaths.

THE House being sat; Mr. Speaker, at the Chair, and after him a great Number of the Members of the House, did, at the Clerk's Table, take the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy; and made and subscribed the Declaration contained in an Act, passed in the Thirtieth Year of the Reign of his late Majesty King Charles the Second, intituled, An Act for the more effectual preserving the King's Person and Government, by disabling Papists to sit in either House of Parliament.

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