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 Lunæ, 28 Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Lords take the Oaths.
This Day 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:
George Earl of Northampton.
Thomas Earl of Sussex.
Edward Earl of Orford.
Francis Lord Bishop of Rochester.
William Lord North & Grey.
Henry Lord Herbert of Cherbury.
William Lord Rosse.
George Lord Hay; and
Thomas Lord Mansel.
Standing Orders to be read.
Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That on Friday next the Roll of Standing Orders of this House shall be read; and all the Lords summoned.
King's Answer to Address.
The Lord Chancellor reported, "That on Wednesday last the House presented to His Majesty their humble Address; to which His Majesty was pleased to give this most Gracious Answer:
"I thank you heartily for this Address. Your Duty and Loyalty to Me can never be better expressed, than by shewing a just Concern for the Reputation and Interest of the Nation; since I have no other Thought, or View, but to promote the Prosperity and Happiness of My People."
Ordered, That the said Address, and His Majesty's most Gracious Answer thereunto, be forthwith printed and published.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, tricesimum diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.