Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 13, 1675-1681. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Lunæ, 10 die Januarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
By Virtue of an Order of the House of Lords, made the 21th of March, 1680, we have, this 23th of March, examined this Journal Book:
P. Bath & Wells.
The House was adjourned during Pleasure.
The House was resumed.
His Majesty, sitting in His Royal Throne, adorned with His Regal Crown and Ornaments, commanded the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod to signify to the Commons, "That they attend His Majesty presently."
Who being come, with their Speaker;
His Majesty gave His Royal Assent to these Bills following:
"An Act for prohibiting the Importation of Cattle from Ireland."
"An additional Act for Burying in Woollen."
To which the Royal Assent was pronounced, in these Words,
"Le Roy le veult."
"An Act for rectifying several Errors and Mistakes in the Marriage Settlement of Sir Charles Hoghton Baronet."
The Royal Assent was pronounced thus,
"Soit fait come il est desiré."
Then the Lord Chancellor, by His Majesty's Command, said,
"My Lords and Gentlemen,
"His Majesty's Royal Will and Pleasure is, That this Parliament be prorogued till Thursday come Sevennight, which is the Twentieth Day of this Instant January: And this Parliament is prorogued till Thursday the Twentieth Day of this Instant January."