HL Deb 01 June 1865 vol 179 cc1117-8

Bill read 3a (according to Order).


proposed that the word "or" in the 26th line of Clause 4 be struck out.

Amendment agreed to.

Amendment proposed in page 2 line 28, After ("Supremacy") insert ("according to the Forms set forth in the Twelfth Section of the Statute passed in the First Year of the Reign of King William and Queen Mary, Chapter 8, intituled "An Act for the Abrogation of the Oaths of Supremacy and Allegiance, and appointing other Oaths").

Amendment agreed to.

Line 33, After the Second ("the") in-tert ("said").

Amendment agreed to.

In the Schedule:

Page 5, Line 14, After ("of") insert ("Three and ").

Line 17, After ("he") insert ("shall first ").

Amendments agreed to.


said, that had he been present on Monday and Tuesday evenings he would have ventured to address a few observations to their Lordships upon that Bill, but he had been unavoidably absent on both of those occasions. He would, therefore, then content himself with merely stating that he accepted that Bill as a most valuable middle term, considering the difficulties which surrounded its subject. He rejoiced that so many eminent men of discordant opinions had arrived at an unanimous conclusion on that question, and he did hope and trust that by the blessing of God the measure would operate beneficially to the interests of the Church.

Blll passed and sent to the Commons.

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