HL Deb 23 June 1897 vol 50 c481

The House met at Two of the Clock.


, on behalf of the Lord Steward, reported that Her Majesty had appointed this day, at a Quarter past Three o'clock, to receive the Address of this House at Buckingham Palace.


At the request of my noble Friend at the head of the Government, I have to move that this House at its rising do adjourn until Tuesday next.

Motion agreed to.

House adjourned during pleasure.

House resumed at a Quarter before Three o'clock, and was immediately adjourned to Tuesday next, at a Quarter past Four o'clock.

Their Lordships forthwith proceeded to Buckingham Palace to present the Address of Monday last. The Lord Chancellor was preceded by the Ser-jeant-at-Arms (Sir Wellington Chetwynd-Talbot) carrying the mace, and by the Purse-Bearer, and was attended by Sir Michael Biddulph, Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod. The procession passed behind the Throne, by way of the Princes Chamber to the Peers' entrance in Old Palace Yard. The Lord Chancellor entered his State carriage, accompanied by the Serjeant-at-Arms, Mr. Graham, C.B. (Clerk of Parliaments), and by his private Secretaries, and drove to Buckingham Palace, the Peers following in private carriages.