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, 9 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:
William Lord Archbishop of York.
Charles Duke of Cleveland & Southampton.
Robert Earl Ferrers.
Peregrine Lord Osborne.
Committee of Privileges.
Lords Committees appointed to consider of the Customs and Orders of the House, and the Privileges of Parliament, and of the Peers of Great Britain and Lords of Parliament.
Their Lordships, or any Seven of them; to meet on Monday next, and every Monday after, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the House of Peers; and to adjourn from Time to Time, as they please.
Committee of Journal.
Lords Sub-committees, appointed to consider of the Orders and Customs of the House, and Privileges of the Peers of Great Britain and Lords of Parliament; and to peruse and perfect the Journals of this and the last Parliament.
Their Lordships, or any Three of them; to meet when, where, and as often as, they please.
Stoppages in the Streets, Order to prevent.
The House taking Notice, that there is such an Interruption, by Hackney Coaches, Carts, and Drays, in King street, and the Passages to The Old Palace Yard in Westminster, that the Lords and others are frequently hindered from coming to the House, to the great Inconveniency of the Members of both Houses:
It is thereupon Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the High Steward of the City of Westminster, or his Deputy, together with the Justices of the Peace for the said City, shall, by their Care and Directions to the Constables and other Officers within the said Limits, take special Order, that no empty Hackney Coaches be suffered to make any Stay, between Whitehall and The Old Palace Yard in Westminster, from Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon until Three of the Clock in the Afternoon of the same Day, during the Sitting of this Parliament; and that no Carriages, Drays, or Carts, be permitted to pass through the said Streets and Passages, between the Hours aforesaid, during the Sitting of this Parliament; and herein special Care is to be taken, by the said Deputy Steward, Justices of the Peace, Constables, and all other Officers herein concerned, as the contrary will be answered to this House.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, duodecimum diem instantis Augusti, hora duodecima, Dominis sic decernentibus.