House of Lords Journal Volume 14
18 August 1690

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 14: 18 August 1690', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 14: 1685-1691 (1767-1830), pp. 510. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13270 Date accessed: 24 November 2014.


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DIE Lunæ, 18 Augusti.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

L. Bp. London.
L. Bp. St. Asaph.
D. Somerset.
D. Bolton.
M. Halifax.
E. Suffolke.
E. Mulgrave.
E. Thannet.
E. Bath.
E. Craven.
E. Feversham.
E. Nottingham.
E. Faulkonberge.
E. Marleborough.
L. Chaundois.
L. Sydney.
L. Lovelace.
L. Herbert.
L. Jermin.
L. Vaughan.
L. Culpeper.
L. Lucas.
L. Crew.
L. Ossulston.

PRAYERS.

The Earl of Nottingham acquainted the House, "That Her Majesty hath granted a Commission under the Great Seal of Engl'd, for the further proroguing of this Parliament."

(fn. *) The Speaker took the Place as before.

Hereupon (the Lords being in their Robes) the Duke of Bolton being set in a Form cross the House, between the Throne and the Woolsack, the Earl of Bath and the Earl of Fauconberge on his Right Hand, and the Earl of Nottingham and the Earl of Marleborough on his Left Hand, commanded the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod to give the House of Commons Notice of the said Commission; and to signify to them, "That the Lords desire that they would be present, to hear the said Commission read."

Who being come, with their Speaker; the Commission was read, as follows:

Commission for proroguing the Parliament.

"MARIA R.

"GULIELMUS et MARIA, Dei Gratia, Angliæ, Sco'æ Franciæ, et Hibi'niæ Rex et Regina, Fidei Defensores, &c. Chariffimis Consanguineis et Consiliariis Nostris Thomæ Marchioni Carmarthen Præsidenti Concilii Nostri, Henrico Duci Norffolc. Comiti Marescallo Angliæ, Carolo Duci Bolton, Rob'to Comiti Lindsey Magno Camerario Angliæ, Will'o Comiti Devon Senescallo Hospitii Nostri, Carolo Comiti Dorset et Midds. Camerario Hospitii Nostri, Carolo Comiti Salop, Will'o Comiti Bedford, Thomæ Comiti Pembrooke et Mountgomery, Job'i Comiti Bathon. Carolo Comiti Maclesfeild, Danieli Comiti Nottingham Principali Secretario Nostro, Thomæ Comiti Fauconberge, Carolo Comiti Monmouth, Rad'o Comiti Mountague, Joh'i Comiti Marleborough, et Franc'o Vicecomiti Newport Thesaurario Hospitii Nostri, Salutem: Cum nuper, pro quibusdam arduis et urgentibus Negotiis, Nos, Statum et Defensionem Regni Nostri Angliæ et Ecclesiæ Anglicanæ concernen. præsens hoc Parliamentum Nostrum apud Civitatem Nostram Westm. Vicesimo Die Martii ult. præterit. inchoari et teneri ordinaverimus; a quo Die idem Parliamentum Nostrum usque ad et in Vicesimum Tertium Diem Maii tunc prox. sequen. continuatum suerat; eodemque Die idem Parliamentum Nostrum usque ad et in Septimum Diem Julii tunc prox. sequen. adjournatum fuerat; et abinde per separales Prorogationes ad et in Decimum Octavum Diem instantis Augusti prorogatum fuerat, apud Civitatem Nostram Westm. prædict. ibidem tunc tenendum et prosequendum: Sciatis tamen, quod, certis urgentibus Causis et Considerationibus Nos specialiter moventibus, idem Parliamentum Nostrum prorogandum duximus. De Fidelitate igitur, Prudentia, et Circumspectionibus vestris plurimum confidentes, assignavimus vos Commissionarios Nostros; dantes vobis, et aliquibus Quinque vel pluribus vestrum, Tenore præsentium, plenam Potestatem & Auctoritatem, hoc instante Die Lunæ præsens Parliamentum Nostrum, Nomine Nostro, ad et in Octavum Diem Septembris jam prox. futur. usque prædictam Civitatem Nostram Westm. prorogandum et continuandum, ibidemque tunc tenendum et prosequendum; et ideo vobis mandamus, quod circa Præmissa diligenter intendatis, ac ea in Forma prædicta effectualiter expleatis. Damus autem universis et singulis Archiepiscopis, Ducibus, Marchionibus, Comitibus, Vicecomitibus, Episcopis, Baronibus, Militibus, Civibus, et Burgensibus, ac omnibus aliis quorum interest ad dictum Parliamentum Nostrum conventuris, Tenore Præsentium, firmiter in Mandatis, quod vobis in Præmissis faciendis, agendis, et exequendis, pareant, obediant, et intendant, prout decet. In cujus Rei Testimonium, has Literas Nostras fieri fecimus Patentes.

"Testibus Nobis ipsis, apud Westm. dicto Decimo Octavo Die Augusti, A° Regni Nostri Secundo.

"Barker.

"Per ipsam Reginam, propria Manu signat."

Then the Duke of Bolton said,

Parliament prorogued.

"My Lords and Gentlemen,

"By Virtue of Her Majesty's Commission now read, and to us directed, we do, in Their Majesties Name, prorogue this Parliament to Monday the Eighth Day of September next: And this Parliament is prorogued to Monday the Eighth Day of September next."

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* Sic.