HL Deb 11 February 1987 vol 484 c641

His Royal Highness, standing, presented his Letters Patent and the Writ of Summons to the Lord Chancellor at the Woolsack, who delivered them to the Reading Clerk: the same were read at the Table.

Then His Royal Highness, at the Table, took the Oath required to be taken by the Promissory Oaths Act 1868 [31 & 32 Victoria, cap. 72] and subscribed the Test Roll, after which His Royal Highness, having been placed in his Chair on the left of the Throne, rising, thrice saluted the Lord Chancellor, standing by the Woolsack, who acknowledged each salute. His Royal Highness then descended from his Chair and shook hands with the Lord Chancellor and was conducted from the Chamber.