Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 16, 1696-1701. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Veneris, 16 Decembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Lords take the Oaths.
The Lords following took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, pursuant to the Statutes:
Bazill Earl of Denbigh.
Charles Earl of Carnarvon.
Richard Earl of Scarbrough.
Henry Lord Bishop of London.
James Lord Audley.
King's Speech to be considered.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That on Tuesday the Twentieth Day of this Instant December, this House will take into Consideration His Majesty's most Gracious Speech.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, (videlicet,) vicesimum diem instantis Decembris, hora undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.