DIE Lunæ, 22 die Novembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Ds. Finch, Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Ds. Thesaurarius Angliæ.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
L. Great Chamberlain.
Ds. Arundell de Ward.
Ds. Gerard Brand.
Ds. Arundell de Trerise.
Ds. Butler de M. Park.
Ds. Gray de Roleston.
Committee to examine the Journal.
ORDERED, That the Lords Committees for Perusal
of the Journal Book have hereby Power and Authority, after the Prorogation of the Parliament, to
peruse and perfect what remains unexamined of the
North'ton for rebuilding, Bill.
The Earl of North'ton reported, "That the Committee for the Bill for the better and more easy rebuilding the Town of North'ton have met, and considered of it; and do think it fit to pass as it is,
without any Alterations or Amendments."
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the better and more easy rebuilding the Town of Northampton."
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill
shall pass for a Law?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Then His Majesty sitting in His Royal Throne,
adorned with His Regal Ornaments, commanded the
Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod to signify to the
House of Commons His Majesty's Pleasure, "That
they come up presently, and attend Him, with their
Who being come, His Majesty was pleased to give
His Royal Assent to these Bills following.
The Clerk of the Crown read the Titles, and the
Clerk of the Parliaments pronounced the Royal Assent
to them severally.
1. "An Act for the better and more easy rebuilding
the Town of North'ton."
To which the Royal Assent was pronounced in
"Le Roy le veult."
2. "An Act for the better enabling of Mary Countess Dowager of Warwick to perform the last Will
and Testament of her deceased Husband, Charles late
Earl of Warwick."
3. "An Act for vesting the Lands of Alexander
Davies Gentleman, deceased, in Trustees, for Payment
of his Debts."
To which Two Bills the Royal Assent was pronounced in these Words,
"Soit fait come il est desiré."
Then the Lord Keeper, by Command of His Majesty, said,
"My Lords; and you the Knights, Citizens, and
Burgesses of the House of Commons;
"His Majesty's Royal Will and Pleasure is, That
this Parliament be prorogued until the Fifteenth Day
of February which shall be in the Year of our Lord
1676. And accordingly this Parliament is prorogued
until the Fifteenth Day of February which shall be
in the Year of Our Lord, One Thousand Six Hundred and Seventy-six."
Hitherto examined by us,
Anglesey, C. P. S.
Howard E. of Bercks.