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His Majesty, being arrayed in His Regal Robes and King present. Crown, attended with His Officers of State, ascended His Royal Throne (the Peers being also in their Robes); commanded the Deputy Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod to signify to the House of Commons, “ It is His Ma“ jesty's Pleasure, that they attend Him presently.”

Arch. Cant.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Sorum.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Gloucester.
Epus. Ciceftri
Epus. Oxon.

Ds. Raby.

Who being come;
The Lord Keeper, by His Majesty's Command, said,
My Lords and Gentlemen,


directed to “ I am commanded, by His Majesty, to let you know, choose a " that He will defer declaring the Causes of calling this Speaker. “ Parliament, till there be a Speaker of the House of « Commons.

“ Therefore it is His Majesty's Pleasure, that the * Gentlemen of the House of Commons repair to the " usual Place where the Commons fit, and proceed to " the Choice of a fit Person to be their Speaker; and “ present him here to His Majesty, for His Royal Appro

bation, To-morrow, at Eleven a Clock.”

Then His Majesty was pleased to withdraw; and the
Commons went to their House.

Nathan Wrighte, Miles,

Ds. Custos Magni Ds. Bergevenny.

Ds. Ferrers.
Dux Devon, Senes Ds. Eure.

Ds. Wharton.

Ds. North & Grey.
Dux Somerset.

Ds. Chandos.
Dux Richmond.

Ds. Brooke.
Dux Ormonde,

Ds. Poulett
Dux Northumberland.

Ds. Howard Esc.
Dux St. Albans.

Ds. Mohun.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Schonburg.

Ds. Byron.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Bedford.

Ds. Vaughan.

Ds. Culpeper.
Mar. Normanby. Ds. Rockingham.
Comes Lindsey, Mag. Ds. Berkeley Str.
nus Camerarius.

Ds. Arundell Tr.
Comes Carlisle, Ma- Ds. Dartmouth.
rescallus Angl.

Ds. Stawell. Comes Jersey, Came- Ds. Guilford. rarius.

Ds. Jeffreys.

Ds. Cholmondeley.
Comes Kent.

Ds. Weston.
Comes Huntingdon. Ds. Herbert.
Comes Leicester. Ds. Sommers.
Comes Northampton. Ds. Halifax.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Coines Essex.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Portland.
Comes Marlborough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Romney.
Comes Orford.


The Lord Keeper took the Oaths, and made and sub-Lords take the scribed the Declaration, pursuant to the Statute.

After which; the Lords following took the Oaths,

and made and subscribed the Declaration, pur

suant to the Statute:
William Duke of Devonshire, Lord Steward.
Charles Duke of Sommerset.
Charles Duke of Richmond.
George Duke of Northumberland:
Charles Duke of St. Albans.
Charles Duke of Bolton.
Mainherdi Duke of Schonburg.
Wriothefly Duke of Bedford.
John Marquis of Normanby.
Robert Earl of Lindsey, Lord Great Chamberlain.
Charles Earl of Carlisle, Earl Marshal.
Anthony Earl of Kent.
George Earl of Huntingdon.
George Earl of Northampton.
Bazil Earl of Denbigh.
Charles Earl of Manchester.
Richard Earl Rivers.


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