Anno 4° Annæ Reginæ.
DIE Jovis, 25 Octobris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Prænobilis Gul. Cowper Arm. Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Ds. Godolphin, Thesaurarius Angl.
Dux Newcastle, C. P. S.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Buckingham & Normanby.
Ds. Willughby de Broke.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Her Majesty, being arrayed in Her Regal Robes and
Crown, attended with Her Officers of State, ascended
Her Royal Throne (the Peers being also in their Robes);
commanded the Deputy Gentleman Usher of the Black
Rod to signify to the Commons, "That it is Her Majesty's Pleasure, they attend Her presently, in the
House of Peers."
Who being come; the Lord Keeper, by Her Majesty's Command, said,
Commons directed to chuse a Speaker.
"My Lords and Gentlemen,
"Her Majesty has commanded me to let you know,
She is not pleased to declare Her Reasons for calling
this Parliament, till there be a Speaker of the House
of Commons; and therefore it is Her Majesty's
Pleasure, that you, Gentlemen of the House of
Commons, repair to the Place where the Commons
usually sit, and there choose a fit Person to be your
Speaker; and that you present him whom you shall
so choose, to Her Majesty, here, for Her Royal
Approbation, on Saturday next, at Eleven of the
Then, Her Majesty was pleased to withdraw; and
the Commons went to their House.
Lords take the Oaths.
This Day the Lord Keeper of the Great Seal of
England, singly in the First Place, at the Table, took
the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy, and the Oath
of Abjuration, and made and subscribed the Declaration, pursuant to the Statutes.
Then the Lords following took the Oaths; (videlicet,)
Sidney Lord Godolphin, Lord Treasurer.
John Duke of Newcastle, Lord Privy Seal.
James Duke of Ormonde.
Henry Duke of Beaufort.
George Duke of Northumberland.
Charles Duke of St. Albans.
Charles Duke of Bolton.
Mainhardt Duke of Schonburg and Leinster.
Thomas Duke of Leeds.
John Duke of Buckingham and Normanby.
Robert Earl of Lindsey, Lord Great Chamberlain.
Henry Earl of Kent, Lord Chamberlain.
George Earl of Northampton.
Basil Earl of Denbigh.
Richard Earl Rivers.
Thomas Earl of Stamford.
Charles Earl of Winchilsea.
Thomas Earl of Thanet.
Algernon Earl of Essex.
Lewis Earl of Feversham.
Montagu Venables Earl of Abingdon.
Richard Earl of Scarbrough.
Thomas Earl of Coventry.
Edward Earl of Orford.
Henry Earl of Grantham.
Thomas Lord Archbishop of Canterbury.
John Lord Archbishop of York.
Henry Lord Bishop of London.
William Lord Bishop of Worcester.
Gilbert Lord Bishop of Sarum.
Humphrey Lord Bishop of Hereford.
John Lord Bishop of Lich. & Cov.
John Lord Bishop of Norwich.
Richard Lord Bishop of Peterborough.
John Lord Bishop of Chichester.
John Lord Bishop of Bangor.
Richard Lord Willughby de Br.
Thomas Lord Wharton.
William Lord Paget.
Charles Lord Mohun.
John Lord Vaughan.
John Lord Colepeper.
Lewis Lord Rockingham.
William Lord Berkeley Str.
Charles Lord Cornwallis.
William Lord Craven.
John Lord Ashburnham.
John Lord Sommers.
Charles Lord Halifax.
John Lord Granville.
Heneage Lord Gernsey.
Francis Lord Conway.
D. of Beaufort takes his Seat.
This Day Henry Duke of Beaufort sat first in Parliament, upon the Death of his Grandfather Henry Duke
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Sabbati, vicesimum septimum diem instantis Octobris, hora
decima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.