House of Lords Journal Volume 20
23 February 1717


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'House of Lords Journal Volume 20: 23 February 1717', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 20: 1714-1717 (1767-1830), pp. 419. URL: Date accessed: 26 November 2014.


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DIE Sabbati, 23 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Rossen.
Epus. Bangor.
Ds. Cowper, Cancellarius.
Dux Kingston, Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Kent, Senescallus.
Dux Grafton.
March. Annandale.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Holdernesse.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Orkney.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Longueville.
Viscount Tadcaster.
Viscount St. John.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Teynham.
Ds. Bruce.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Harcourt.
Ds. Montjoy.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Carleton.
Ds. Cobham.
Ds. Parker.
Ds. Coningesby.
Ds. Torrington.
Ds. Newburgh.


The Lord Chancellor reported, "That the House did Yesterday present to His Majesty their humble Address; and that His Majesty was pleased to return this most Gracious Answer; (videlicet,)

King's Answer to the Address.

"My Lords,

"I thank you for this Address, which is so full of Expressions of Duty to Me, and Zeal for your Country; and I make no Doubt but that, with your Support and Assistance, under God, we shall get the better of all our Enemies, both at Home and Abroad."

Ordered, That the Address of this House presented to His Majesty Yesterday, 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 Martis, vicesimum sextum diem instantis Februarii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.