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Journal of the House of Commons: volume 9: 1667-1687
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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: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=27868 Date accessed: 30 July 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.
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