House of Lords Journal Volume 18
30 December 1706

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 18: 30 December 1706', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 18: 1705-1709 (1767-1830), pp. 188-191. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29478 Date accessed: 23 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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DIE Lunæ, 30 Decembris.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Landaven.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Comes Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Southampton.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Northumber land.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Bedford.
Dux Marlborough.
Dux Buckingham.
March. Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
March. Kent, Camerarius.
March. Dorchester.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Poulet.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Bindon.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Townshend.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Stawell.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Hervey.
Ds. Pelham.

PRAYERS.

Marq. of Lindsey introduced:

This Day Robert Earl of Lindsey, Lord Great Chamberlain of England, being, by Letters Patents, dated Vicesimo Primo Die Decembris, Quinto Annæ Reginæ, created Marquis of Lindsey, was, in his Robes, introduced, between the Duke of Bolton and the Earl of Manchester (also in their Robes); the Deputy Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod and Garter King of Arms preceding.

His Lordship presented his Patent to the Lord Keeper, on his Knee, at the Woolsack; who delivered it to the Clerk; which was read, at the Table.

And his Writ of Summons being also read, as followeth; (videlicet,)

His Writ of Summons.

"Anna, Die Gratia, Angl. Scotiæ, Franciæ, et Hib'niæ Regina, Fidei Defensor, &c. Charissimo Consanguineo et Consiliario Nostro Rob'to Marchioni de Lindsey, Magno Camerario Angl. Salutem. Cum nuper, de Avisamento et Assensu Concilii Nostri, pro quibusdam arduis et urgentibus Negotiis, Nos, Statum et Defensionem Regni Nostri Angl. et Ecclesiæ Anglicanæ concernentibus, præsens Parliamentum Nostrum apud Civitatem Nostram Westm. Decimo Quarto Die Junii, Anno Regni Nostri Quarto, teneri ordinavimus; et ibidem, cum Prælatis, Magnatibus, et Proceribus dicti Regni Nostri Colloquium habere et Tractatum; quod quidem Parliamentum Nostrum abinde, per separales Prorogationes et Adjournationes, usque ad et in Tertium Diem hujus instantis Decembris prorogatum et adjournatum fuerat: Vobis, sub Fide et Ligeantia quibus Nobis tenemini, firmiter injungendo mandamus, quod, consideratis dictorum Negotiorum Arduitate et Periculis imminentibus, cessante Excusatione quacunque, ad dictum Parliamentum Nostrum personalier intersitis, Nobiscum, ac cum Prælatis, Magnatibus, et Proceribus prædictis, super dictis Negotiis tractatur. vestrumque Consilium impensur.; et hoc sicut Nos et Honorem Nostrum, ac Salvationem et Defensionem Regni et Ecclesiæ prædict. Expeditionemque dictorum Negotiorum diligitis, nullatenus omittatis.

"Teste Meipsa, apud Westm. Vicesimo Tertio Die Decembris, Anno Regni Nostri Quinto.

"Wrighte."

His Lordship was accordingly placed on the Earls Bench.

E. of Bindon introduced:

This Day Henry Howard (commonly called Lord Walden), Deputy Earl Marshal of England, being, by Letters Patents, dated Tricesimo Decembris, Quinto Annæ Reginæ, created Earl of Bindon, was, in his Robes, introduced, between the Earl of Manchester and the Earl of Radnor (also in their Robes); the Deputy Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, Garter King of Arms, and the Lord Great Chamberlain of England, preceding.

His Lordship presented his Patent to the Lord Keeper, on his Knee, at the Woolsack; who delivered it to the Clerk, which was read, at the Table.

His Writ of Summons being also read, as followeth:

His Writ of Summons.

"Anna, Dei Gratia, Angl. Scot. Franciæ, et Hib'niæ Regina, Fidei Defensor, &c. Charissimo Consanguineo Nostro Henrico Comiti Bindon, Salutem. Cum nuper, de Avisamento et Assensu Concilii Nostri, pro quibusdam arduis et urgentibus Negotiis, Nos, Statum et Defensionem Regni Nostri Angl. et Ecclesæ Anglicanæ concernentibus, præsens Parliamentum Nostrum, apud Civitatem Nostram Westm. Decimo Quarto Die Junii, Anno Regni Nostri Quarto, teneri ordinaverimus; et ibidem, cum Prælatis, Magnatibus, et Proceribus dicti Regni Nostri, Colloquium habere et Tractatum; quod quidem Parliamentum Nostrum abinde, per separales Prorogationes et Adjournationes, usque ad et in Tertium Diem hujus instantis Decembris prorogatum et adjournatum fuerat: Vobis, sub Fide et Ligeantia quibus Nobis tenemini, firmiter injungendo mandamus, quod, consideratis dictorum Negotiorum Arduitate, et Periculis imminentibus, cessante Excusatione quacunque, ad dictum Parliamentum Nostrum personaliter intersitis, Nobiscum, ac cum Prælatis, Magnatibus, et Proceribus prædictis, super dictis Negotiis tractatur. vestrumque Consilium impensur.; et hoc sicut Nos et Honorem Nostrum, ac Salvationem et Defensionem Regni et Ecclesiæ prædict. Expeditionemque dictorum Negotiorum diligitis, nullatenus omittatis.

"Teste Meipsa, apud Westm. Tricesimo Die Decembris, Anno Regni Nostri Quinto.

"Wrighte."

His Lordship was accordingly placed on the lower End of the Earls Bench.

Marq. of Kent introduced:

This Day Henry Earl of Kent, Lord Chamberlain, being, by Letters Patents, dated Decimo Quarto Die Decembris, Quinto Annæ Reginæ, created Marquis of Kent, was, in his Robes, introduced, between the Duke of Bolton and the Earl of Manchester (also in their Robes); the Deputy Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, Garter King of Arms, the Deputy Earl Marshal, and the Lord Great Chamberlain, preceding.

His Lordship presented his Patent to the Lord Keeper, on his Knee, at the Woolsack; who delivered it to the Clerk; and the same was read, at the Table.

His Writ of Summons being also read, as followeth:

His Writ of Summons.

"Anna, Dei Gratia, Angl. Scotiæ, Franciæ, et Hib'niæ Regina, Fidei Defensor, &c. Charissimo Consanguineo et Consiliario Nostro Henrico Marchioni Cantii, Camerario Hospitii Nostri, Salutem. Cum nuper, de Avisamento et Assensu Conciiii Nostri, pro quibusdam arduis et urgentibus Negotiis, Nos, Statum et Defensionem Regni Nostri Angl. et Ecclesiæ Anglicanæ concernentibus, præsens Parliamentum Nostrum, apud Civitatem Nostram Westm. Decimo Quarto Die Junii, Anno Regni Nostri Quarto, teneri ordinaverimus; et ibidem, cum Prælatis, Magnatibus, et Proceribus dicti Regni Nostri, Colloquium habere & Tractatum; quod quidem Parliamentum Nostrum abinde, per separales Prorogationes et Adjournationes, usque ad et in Tertium Diem hujus instantis Decembris prorogatum et adjournatum fuerat: Vobis, sub Fide et Ligeantia quibus Nobis tenemini, firmiter injungendo mandamus, quod, consideratis dictorum Negotiorum Arduitate, et Periculis imminentibus, cessante Excusatione quacunque, ad dictum Parliamentum Nostrum personaliter intersitis, Nobiscum, ac cum Prælatis, Magnatibus, et Proceribus prædictis, super dictis Negotiis tractatur. vestrumque Consilium impensur.; et hoc sicut Nos et Honorem Nostrum, ac Salvationem et Defensionem Regni et Ecclesiæ predict. Expeditionemque dictorum Negotiorum diligitis, nullatenus omittatis.

"Teste Meipsa, apud Westm. Decimo Quinto Die Decembris, Anno Regni Nostri Quinto.

"Wrighte."

His Lordship was accordingly placed on the Earls Bench.

M. of Dorchester introduced:

This Day Evelyn Earl of Kingston, being, by Letters Patents, dated Vicesimo Tertio Die Decembris, Quinto Annæ Reginæ, created Marquis of Dorchester, was, in his Robes, introduced, between the Duke of Bolton and the Marquis of Kent (also in their Robes); the Deputy Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, Garter King of Arms, the Deputy Earl Marshal, and the Lord Great Chamberlain, preceding.

His Lordship presented his Patent to the Lord Keeper, on his Knee, at the Woolsack; who delivered it to the Clerk; where the same was read, at the Table.

His Writ of Summons being also read, as followeth:

His Writ of Summons.

"Anna, Dei Gratia, Angl. Scotiæ, Franciæ, et Hib'niæ Regina, Fidei Defensor, &c. Charissimo Consanguinco Nostro Evelyn Marchioni Dorchestriæ, (fn. *) Salutem. Cum nuper, de Avisamento et Assensu Concilii Nostri, pro quibusdam arduis et urgentibus Negotiis, Nos, Statum et Defensionem Regni Nostri Angl. et Ecclesiæ Anglicanæ concernentibus, præsens Parliamentum Nostrum, apud Civitatem Nostram Westm. Decimo Quarto Die Junii, Anno Regni nostri Quarto, teneri ordinaverimus; et ibidem, cum Prælatis, Magnatibus, et Proceribus dicti Regni Nostri, Colloquium habere et Tractatum; quod quidem Parliamentum Nostrum abinde, per separales Prorogationes et Adjournationes, usque ad et in Tertium Diem hujus instantis Decembris prorogatum et adjournatum fuerat: Vobis, sub Fide et Ligeantia quibus Nobis tenemini, firmiter injungendo mandamus, quod, consideratis dictorum Negotiorum Arduitate; et Periculis imminentibus, cessante Excusatione quacunque, ad dictum Parliamentum Nostrum personaliter intersitis, Nobiscum, ac cum Prælatis, Magnatibus, et Proceribus prædictis, super dictis Negotiis tractatur. vestrumque Consilium impensur.; et hoc sicut Nos et Honorem Nostrum, ac Salvationem et Defensionem Regni et Ecclesiæ prædict. Expeditionemque dictorum Negotiorum diligitis, nullatenus omittatis.

"Teste Meipsa, apud Westm. Vicesimo Quarto Die Decembris, Anno Regni Nostri Quinto.

"Wrighte."

His Lordship was accordingly placed on the Earls Bench.

E. of Wharton introduced.

This Day Thomas Lord Wharton, being, by Letters Patents, dated Vicesuno Tertio Die Decembris, Quinto Annæ Reginæ, created Earl of Wharton, was, in his Robes, introduced, between the Earl of Stamford and the Earl of Sunderland (also in their Robes); the Deputy Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, Garter King of Arms, the Deputy Earl Marshal, and the Lord Great Chamberlain, preceding.

His Lordship presented his Patent to the Lord Keeper, on his Knee, at the Woolsack; who delivered it to the Clerk; and the same was read, at the Table.

His Writ of Summons being also read, as followeth:

His Writ of Summons.

"Anna, Dei Gratia, Angl. Scotiæ, Franciæ, et Hib'niæ Regina, Fidei Desensor, &c. Charissimo Consanguineo et Consiliario Nostro Thomæ Comiti Wharton, Salutem. Cum nuper, de Avisamento et Assensu Concilii Nostri, pro quibusdam arduis et urgentibus Negotiis, Nos, Statum et Defensionem Regni Nostri Angl. et Ecclesiæ Anglicanæ concernentibus, præsens Parliamentum Nostrum, apud Civitatem Nostram Westm. Decimo Quarto Die Junii, Anno Regni Nostri Quarto, teneri ordinaverimus; et ibidem, cum Prælatis, Magnatibus, et Proceribus dicti Regni Nostri, Colloquium habere et Tractatum; quod quidem Parliamentum Nostrum abinde, per separales Prorogationes & Adjournationes, usque ad et in Tertium Diem hujus instantis Decembris prorogatum et adjournatum fuerat: Vobis, sub Fide et Ligeantia quibus Nobis tenemini, firmiter injungendo mandamus, quod, consideratis dictorum Negotiorum Arduitate, et Periculis imminentibus, cessante Excusatione quacunque, ad dictum Parliamentum Nostrum personaliter intersitis, Nobiscum, ac cum Prælatis, Magnatibus, et Proceribus prædictis, super dictis Negotiis tractatur. vestrumque Consilium impensur.; et hoc sicat Nos, et Honorem Nostrum, ac Salvationem et Defensionem Regni et Ecclesiæ predict. Expeditionemque dictorum Negotiorum diligitis, nullatenus omittatis.

"Teste Meipsa, apud Westm. Vicesimo Quarto Die Decembris, Anno Regni Nostri Quinto.

"Wrighte."

His Lordship was accordingly placed on the lower End of the Earls Bench.

E. Poulet introduced.

This Day John Lord Poulett being, by Letters Patents, dated Vicesimo Quarto Die Decembris, Quinto Annæ Reginæ, created Earl Poulett, was, in his Robes, introduced, between the Earl of Bridgewater and the Earl of Sunderland (also in their Robes); the Deputy Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, Garter King of Arms, the Deputy Earl Marshal, and the Lord Great Chamberlain, preceding.

His Lordship presented his Patent to the Lord Keeper, on his Knee, at the Woolsack; who delivered it to the Clerk; which was read, at the Table.

His Writ of Summons being also read, as follows:

His Writ of Summons.

"Anna, Dei Gratia, Angl. Scotiæ, Franciæ, et Hib'niæ Regina, Fidei Defensor, &c. Charissimo Consanguineo et Consiliario Nostro Johanni Comiti Poulett, Salutem. Cum nuper, de Avisamento et Assensu Concilii Nostri, pro quibusdam arduis et urgentibus Negotiis, Nos, Statum et Defensionem Regni Nostri Angl. et Ecclesiæ Anglicanæ concernentibus, præsens Parliamentum Nostrum, apud Civitatem Nostram Westm. Decimo Quarto Die Junii, Anno Regni Nostri Quarto, teneri ordinaverimus; et ibidem, cum Prælatis, Magnatibus, et Proceribus dicti Regni Nostri, Colloquium habere & Tractatum; quod quidem Parliamentum Nostrum abinde, per separales Prorogationes et Adjournationes, usque ad et in Tertium Diem hujus instantis Decembris prorogatum et adjournatum fuerat: Vobis, sub Fide et Ligeantia quibus Nobis tenemini, firmiter injungendo mandamus, quod, consideratis dictorum Negotiorum Arduitate, et Periculis imminentibus, cessante Excusatione quacunque, ad dictum Parliamentum Nostrum personaliter intersitis, Nobiscum, ac cum Prælatis, Magnatibus, et Proceribus prædictis, super dictis Negotiis tractatur. vestrumque Consilium impensur; et hoc sicut Nos et Honorem Nostrum, ac Salvationem et Defensionem Regni et Ecclesiæ prædict. Expeditionemque dictorum Negotiorum diligitis, nullatenus omittatis.

"Teste Meipsa, apud Westm. Vicesimo Quinto Die Decembris, Anno Regni Nostri Quinto.

"Wrighte."

His Lordship was accordingly placed on the lower End of the Earls Bench.

E. of Godolphin introduced:

This Day Sidney Lord Godolphin, Lord High Treasurer of England, being, by Letters Patents, dated Vicesimo Sexto Die Decembris, Quinto Annæ Reginæ, created Earl of Godolphin, was, in his Robes, introduced, between the Earl of Bridgewater and the Earl of Manchester (also in their Robes); the Deputy Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, Garter King of Arms, the Deputy Earl Marshal, and the Lord Great Chamberlain, preceding.

His Lordship presented his Patent to the Lord Keeper, on his Knee, at the Woolsack; who delivered it to the Clerk; which was read, at the Table.

His Writ of Summons was also read, as followeth:

His Writ of Summons.

"Anna, Dei Gratia, Angl. Scot. Franc. et Hib'niæ Regina, Fidei Defensor, &c. Charissimo Consanguineo et Consiliario Nostro Sidneio Comiti Godolphin, Magno Thesaurario Angl. Salutem. Cum nuper, de Avisamento et Assensu Concilii Nostri, pro quibusdam arduis et urgentibus Negotiis, Nos, Statum et Defensionem Regni Nostri Angliæ et Ecclesiæ Anglicanæ concernentibus, præsens Parliamentum Nostrum, apud Civitatem Nostram Westm. Decimo Quarto Die Junii, Anno Regni Nostri Quarto, teneri ordinaverimus; et ibidem, cum Prælatis, Magnatibus, et Proceribus dicti Regni Nostri, Colloquium habere & Tractatum; quod quidem Parliamentum Nostrum abinde, per separales Prorogationes et Adjournationes, usque ad et in Tertium Diem hujus instantis Decembris prorogatum et adjournatum fuerat: Vobis, sub Fide et Ligeantia quibus Nobis tenemini, firmiter injungendo mandamus, quod, consideratis dictorum Negotiorum Arduitate, et Periculis imminentibus, cessante Excusatione quacunque, ad dictum Parliamentum Nostrum personaliter intersitis, Nobiscum, ac cum Prælatis, Magnatibus, et Proceribus prædictis, super dictis Negotiis tractatur. vestrumque Consilium impensur.; et hoc sicut Nos et Honorem Nostrum, ac Salvationem et Defensionem Regni et Ecclesiæ predict. Expeditionemque dictorum Negotiorum diligitis, nullatenus omittatis.

"Teste Meipsa, apud Westm. Vicesimo Septimo Die Decembris, Anno Regni Nostri Quinto.

"Wrighte."

Then his Lordship was accordingly placed on the lower End of the Earls Bench.

E. of Cholmondeley introduced:

This Day Hugh Lord Cholmondeley, being, by Letters Patents, dated Vicesimo Septimo Die Decembris, Quinto Annæ Reginæ, created Earl of Cholmondeley, was, in his Robes, introduced, between the Earl of Bridgewater and the Earl of Radnor (also in their Robes); the Deputy Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, Garter King of Arms, the Deputy Earl Marshal, and the Lord Great Chamberlain, preceding.

His Lordship presented his Patent to the Lord Keeper, on his Knee, at the Woolsack; who delivered it to the Clerk; which was read, at the Table.

His Writ of Summons being also read, as followeth:

His Writ of Summons.

"Anna, Dei Gratia, Angl. Scot. Franciæ, et Hib'niæ Regina, Fidei Defensor, &c. Charissimo Consanguineo et Consiliario Nostro Hugoni Comiti Cholmondeley, Salutem. Cum nuper, de Avisamento et Assensu Concilii Nostri, pro quibusdam arduis et urgentibus Negotiis, Nos, Statum et Defensionem Regni Nostri Angl. et Ecclesiæ Anglicanæ concernentibus, præsens Parliamentum Nostrum, apud Civitatem Nostram Westm. Decimo Quarto Die Junii, Anno Regni Nostri Quarto, teneri ordinaverimus; et ibidem, cum Prælatis, Magnatibus, et Proceribus dicti Regni Nostri, Colloquium habere & Tractatum; quod quidem Parliamentum Nostrum abinde, per separales Prorogationes et Adjournationes, usque ad et in Tertium Diem hujus instantis Decembris prorogatum et adjournatum suerat: Vobis, sub Fide et Ligeantia quibus Nobis tenemini, firmiter injungendo mandamus, quod, consideratis dictorum Negotiorum Arduitate, et Periculis imminentibus, cessante Excusatione quacunque, ad dictum Parliamentum Nostrum personaliter intersitis, Nobiscum, ac cum Prælatis, Magnatibus, et Proceribus prædictis, super dictis Negotiis tractatur. vestrumque Consilium impensur.; et hoc sicut Nos et Honorem Nostrum, ac Salvationem et Defensionem Regni et Ecclesiæ predict. Expeditionemque dictorum Negotiorum diligitis, nullatenus omittatis.

"Teste Meipsa, apud Westm. Vicesimo Octavo Die Decembris, Anno Regni Nostri Quinto.

"Wrighte."

His Lordship was accordingly placed on the lower End of the Earls Bench.

L. Cowper introduced.

This Day the Right Honourable Sir William Cowper Baronet, Lord Keeper of the Great Seal of England, being, by Letters Patents, dated Decimo Quarto Die Decembris, Quinto Annæ Reginæ, created Lord Cowper of Wingham; and having, at the lower End of the House of Lords put on his Robes, was introduced, between the Lord Lawarr and the Lord Howard of Effingham (also in their Robes); the Deputy Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, Garter King of Arms, the Deputy Earl Marshal, and the Lord Great Chamberlain, preceding.

His Lordship laid down his Letters Patents upon the Chair of State, Kneeling; and from thence took and delivered them to the Clerk; which were read, at the Table.

His Writ of Summons being also read, as followeth;

His Writ of Summons.

"Anna, Dei Gratia, Angl. Scot. Franciæ, et Hib'niæ Regina, Fidei Defensor, &c. Prædilecto et Fideli Consiliario Nostro Will'o Cowper de Wingham, Chevalier, Salutem. Cum nuper, de Avisamento et Assensu Concilii Nostri, pro quibusdam arduis et urgentibus Negotiis, Nos, Statum et Defensionem Regni Nostri Angl. et Ecclesiæ Anglicanæ concernentibus, præsens Parliamentum Nostrum, apud Civitatem Nostram Westm. Decimo Quarto Die Junii, Anno Regni Nostri Quarto, teneri ordinaverimus; et ibidem, cum Prælatis, Magnatibus, et Proceribus dicti Regni Nostri, Colloquium habere et Tractatum; quod quidem Parliamentum Nostrum abinde, per separales Prorogationes et Adjournationes, usque ad et in Tertium Diem hujus instantis Decembris prorogatum et adjournatum fuerat: Vobis, sub Fide et Ligeantia quibus Nobis tenemini, firmiter injungendo mandamus, quod, consideratis dictorum Negotiorum Arduitate, et Periculis imminentibus, cessante Excusatione quacunque, ad dictum Parliamentum Nostrum personaliter intersitis, Nobiscum, ac cum Prælatis, Magnatibus, et Proceribus prædictis, super dictis Negotiis tractatur. vestrumque Consilium impensur.; et hoc sicut Nos et Honorem Nostrum, ac Salvationem et Defensionem Regni et Ecclesiæ prædict. Expeditionemque dictorum Negotiorum diligitis, nullatenus omittatis.

"Teste Meipsa, apud Westm. Decimo Quinto Die Decembris, Anno Regni Nostri Quinto.

"Wrighte."

His Lordship was accordingly placed on the lower End of the Barons Bench; from whence he went to the upper End of the Earls Bench, and sat there as Lord Keeper of the Great Seal of England; and having also taken the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes, he returned to the Woolsack.

L. Pelham introduced:

This Day Sir Thomas Pelham Baronet being, by Letters Patents, dated Decimo Sexto Die Decembris, Anno Quinto Annæ Reginæ, created Baron Pelham of Laughton, was, in his Robes, introduced, between the Lord Howard of Effingham and the Lord Sommers (also in their Robes); the Deputy Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, Garter King of Arms, the Deputy Earl Marshal, and the Lord Great Chamberlain, preceding.

His Lordship presented his Patent to the Lord Keeper, on his Knee, at the Woolsack; who delivered it to the Clerk; where the same was read, at the Table.

His Writ of Summons being also read, as followeth:

His Writ of Summons.

"Anna, Dei Gratia, Angl. Scot. Franc. et Hib'niæ Regina, Fidei Defensor, &c. Prædilecto et Fideli Nostro Thomæ Pelham de Laughton, Chevalier, Salutem. Cum nuper, de Avisamento et Assensu Concilii Nostri, pro quibusdam arduis et urgentibus Negotiis, Nos, Statum et Defensionem Regni Nostri Angl. et Ecclefiæ Anglicanæ concernentibus, præsens Parliamentum Nostrum, apud Civitatem Nostram Westm. Decimo Quarto Die Junii, Anno Regni Nostri Quarto, teneri ordinaverimus; et ibidem, cum Prælatis, Magnatibus, et Proceribus dicti Regni Nostri, Colloquium habere et Tractatum; quod quidem Parliamentum Nostrum abinde, per separales Prorogationes et Adjournationes, usque ad et in Tertium Diem hujus instantis Decembris prorogatum et adjournatum fuerat: Vobis, sub Fide et Ligeantia quibus Nobis tenemini, firmiter injungendo mandamus, quod, consideratis dictorum Negotiorum Arduitate, et Periculis imminentibus, cessante Excusatione quacunque, ad dictum Parliamentum Nostrum personaliter intersitis, Nobiscum, ac cum Prælatis, Magnatibus, et Proceribus prædictis, super dictis Negotiis tractatur. vestrumque Consilium impensur.; et hoc sicut Nos et Honorem Nostrum, ac Salvationem et Defensionem Regni et Ecclesiæ prædict. Expeditionemque dictorum Negotiorum diligitis, nullatenus omittatis.

Teste Meipsa, apud Westm. Decimo Septimo Die Decembris, Anno Regni Nostri Quinto.

"Wrighte."

His Lordship was accordingly placed on the lower End of the Barons Bench.

Lords take the Oaths.

Then, Robert Marquis of Lindsey Lord Great Chamberlain of England, Henry Earl of Bindon Deputy Earl Marshal of England, Henry Marquis of Kent Lord Chamberlain, Evelyn Marquis of Dorchester, Thomas Earl of Wharton, John Earl Poulett, Sidney Earl of Godolphin, Hugh Earl of Cholmondeley, and Thomas Lord Pelham, took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.

Sir C. Wren to attend the L. G. Chamb. about Places for the Lords at St. Paul's.

The Lord Great Chamberlain acquainted the House, "That he had given his Orders to Sir Christopher Wren, to prepare a Place in St. Paul's Church, for the Reception of this House, on the Thanksgiving-day; but that he had made no Return to his Lordship."

It is thereupon Ordered, That Sir Christopher Wren do this Day attend the Lord Great Chamberlain of England, in order to give him an Account what is done, pursuant to the Order of this House of the Sixteenth Instant, for the preparing a Place in St. Paul's Church for this House to sit in, To-morrow; and that the Lord Great Chamberlain do report to this House, To-morrow, what is done therein.

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, tricesimum primum diem instantis Decembris, hora octava Auroræ, Dominis fic decernentibus.

Footnotes

* Deest in Originali.