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, 4 Augusti.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Lords take the Oaths.
The Lords following took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes:
Charles Duke of Shrewsbury, Lord High Treasurer.
John Duke of Buckingbam & Normanby, Lord President.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, quintum diem instantis Augusti, hora duodecima, Dominis sic decernentibus.