Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 20, 1714-1717. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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Die Martis, 17 Augusti.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
E. of Derby takes the Oaths.
James Earl of Derby took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.
Message from H.C. with a Bill.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Conyers and others:
With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better Support of His Majesty's Household, and of the Honour and Dignity of the Crown of Great Britain;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
King's Household, for Support of, Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better Support of His Majesty's Household, and of the Honour and Dignity of the Crown of Great Britain."
Ordered, That the said Bill be read a Second Time To-morrow.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, decimum octavum diem instantis Augusti, hora duodecima, Dominis sic decernentibus.