House of Lords Journal Volume 14
8 September 1690


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'House of Lords Journal Volume 14: 8 September 1690', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 14: 1685-1691 (1767-1830), pp. 511. URL: Date accessed: 27 November 2014.


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DIE Lunæ, 8 Septembris.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

L. Bp. St. Asaph.
L. Bp. St. David's.
L. President.
Marq. Halifax.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Thannet.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Craven.
Comes Feversham.
Ds. North.
Ds. Chandois.
Ds. Sydney.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Ashburnham.


House directed to adjourn themselves.

Then the Lord President said,

"I am commanded by the Queen to acquaint this House, That His Majesty is arrived very safe in England, and She expects Him here on Wednesday next: For this Reason, there could be no Prorogation at this Time; and, for Prevention of all Inconvenience, Her Majesty desires that this House would adjourn themselves to Friday next."

And accordingly,


Rob'tus Atkins, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum adjournandum esse usque in diem Veneris, videlicet, 12um diem instantis Septembris, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.