Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 12, 1666-1675. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Martis, 25 die Septembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
King to be attended by both Houses.
The Lord Chamberlain reported, "That he hath attended upon the King, according to their Lordships Command Yesterday; and His Majesty hath appointed this Afternoon, at Three of the Clock, for both Houses to wait upon Him, in the Banqueting House, at Whitehall."
Message to H. C. to acquaint them with it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Nathaniell Hobart and Mr. Cole:
To let them know, that this House having sent the Lord Chamberlain to the King, to know His Pleasure what Time both Houses should wait upon Him, to present the Vote of both Houses made Yesterday, His Majesty hath appointed this Afternoon, at Three of the Clock, in the Banqueting House in Whitehall, for that Purpose.
Hemp and Flax Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the Encouragement of sowing and planting Hemp and Flax."
The Consideration whereof is committed to these Lords following:
Their Lordships, or any Five; to meet on Thursday next, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Prince's Lodgings.
Answer from H. C.
The Messengers sent to the House of Commons return with this Answer:
That they have delivered their Message.
Preachers at the Pasts for the Pestilence and the Fire of London.
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lord Bishop of Chester be, and is hereby, desired to preach before the House of Peers, in the Abbey Church at Westm. on Wednesday the Third Day of October next, being the Monthly Day appointed by His Majesty for Fasting and Humiliation, in regard of the Pestilence.
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lord Bishop of Exon be, and is hereby, desired to preach before the House of Peers in the Abbey Church at Westm. on Wednesday the Tenth Day of October next; which Day is appointed by His Majesty for Fasting and Humiliation, in Consideration of the late dreadful Fire, which wasted the greater Part of the City of London.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Mercurii, videlicet, 26um diem instantis Septembris, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.