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 Mercurii, 18 Augusti.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Lords take the Oaths.
Henry Earl of Suffolk and Bindon, Charles Earl of Peterborow and Monmouth, and John Lord Bishop of Landaff, took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.
King's Household, for Support of, Bill.
Hodie 2a 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 committed to a Committee of the whole House, presently.
Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee thereupon.
And, after some Time spent therein, the House was resumed.
And the Earl of Stamford reported from the said Committee, "That they had gone through the Bill; and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, decimum nonum diem instantis Augusti, hora duodecima, Dominis sic decernentibus.