An Act for securing the Protestant succession

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 123 DWL/RB/1/225
  • Former Reference
      GB 123 Treatises v.180 Treatises v.50
  • Dates of Creation
      March 1667
  • Physical Description
      11 folio; ff 278-287 (ff 284-287 are blank); 308 x 193 mm.

Scope and Content

An act for further securing the Protestant religion by education of the children of the Royal family therein and providing for the continuance of a Protestant Clergy. Written by a different hand from the two previous articles in this sequence but apparently one of Morrice’s papers.


See also similar documents found amongst Baxter’s unbound papers. The bill referred to foundered and was not enacted.

Other Finding Aids

Argent / Black v.180 (also listed as v.50); Thomas p.16


  • See Lords’ Journal, xiii, p. 56; Historical Manuscripts Commission, 9th Report, pt. II, p. 81. See also The Entring Book of Roger Morrice 1677-1691 Volume II The Reign of Charles II 1677-1685 ed. J Spurr (Woodbridge 2007) 162-9, where this bill is reproduced in full.