Document ReferencePw2 Hy 484
TitleNotes on business conducted in Parliament; n.d. [c.Mar. 1689]
DateMarch 1689 (c)
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionNotes on business conducted in Parliament on the 1-2 Mar.; says that Sir Robert Howard delivered a state of the late King's [James II] accounts; refers to an order from the King [William III] to 'regulate or utterly take away' the hearth tax which he believed to be 'grevious to his people' and an address of thanks to be presented in return for this favour; refers to instructions given by William III in relation to certain people conspiring against the King and his government; mentions that the King warned against infringing against the 'law for Habeas Corpus'; says that both houses took the new Oath of Allegiance and the Test against Popery; states that none refused; refers to various bills which were brought into the House of Lords.

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Termtaxation, heath tax
parliamentary business, oaths, of allegiance 1689
parliamentary business, tests, against Popery 1689
royalty, authority

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA15009Howard; Robert (1626-1698); Sir; English dramatist1626-1698
NA15001James II (1633-1701); King of England Scotland and Ireland; succ. 1685; also styled Duke of York1633-1701
NA1083William III (1650-1702); King of England Scotland and Ireland1650-1702
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