DIE Jovis, videlicet, 5 Novembris.
His Majesty being robed with His Regal Ornaments,
and sitting in His Throne, the Prince sitting on His
Left Hand, and the same Lords attending near His
Majesty, and after the same Manner as on the First Day;
the Lords Spiritual and Temporal being in their Robes,
and in their Places; the House of Commons, being come
without the Bar, presented Mr. Lentall their Speaker,
who, after many low Obeisances made, (fn. *) was brought
to the Step, between Sir Francis Windebanke and Sir
Henry Vane, both Secretaries of State to His Majesty.
And being thus presented, he made this short Speech unto
His Majesty, as follows:
The Speaker's Speech.
Here enter the Speech.
Which being ended; the Lord Keeper came from his
Place behind His Majesty, and, kneeling, received the
King's Directions, and returned to his Place, and told
the Speaker he had Command from His Majesty to signify unto him, That His Majesty doth approve of the
Choice of the Commons in electing him, and proceeded
more at large as follows:
The Lord Keeper's Speech.
Here enter the Lord Keeper's Speech.
Whereupon the Speaker made a large and eloquent
Speech, in hæc verba:
The Speaker's 2d Speech.
Here enter the Speaker's Speech.
Afterwards the Lord Keeper removed from his Place
again; and, kneeling before His Majesty, received further Instructions; and, being retired to His Place, declared as followeth:
L Keeper's 2d Speech.
Here enter the Lord Keeper's Second Speech.
After this, His Majesty was pleased Graciously to
express Himself: videlicet,
Here enter His Majesty's Speech.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli, ex Jussu Domini Regis, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse
usque in diem crastinum, videlicet, 6m diem instantis
Novembris, hora nona.