House of Lords Journal Volume 16
30 October 1701

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 30 October 1701', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 16: 1696-1701 (1767-1830), pp. 775. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13933 Date accessed: 20 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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DIE Jovis, 30 Octobris.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Cicestr.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Warrington.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Guilford.

PRAYERS.

This Day the Lord Chief Justice of His Majesty's Court of King's Bench sat Speaker, by virtue of a former Commission.

The Lord Chief Justice acquainted the House, "That there was a Commission for further proroguing of the Parliament."

Then the Lords Commissioners, in their Robes, took their Places on a Form placed between the Throne and the Woolsack; the Earl of Oxford in the Middle; the Earl of Stamford on his Right Hand ; and the Lord Ferrers on his Left Hand; commanded the Deputy Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod to go to the House of Commons, and let them know, "The Lords Commissioners desire them to come, and hear the said Commission read."

Who being come (with their Speaker); the Commission was read, as followeth; (videlicet,)

Signed,

Tho. Cantuar.
Pembroke, P.
Devonshire.
Somerset.
Jersey.
Godolphin.

Commission for proroguing the Parliament.

"Gulielmus Tertius, Dei Gratia, Angliæ, Scotiæ, Franciæ, et Hib'niæ Rex, Fidei Defensor, &c. Charissimis Consanguineis et Consiliariis Nostris Jacobo Duci Ormonde, Mainherdt Duci Schonburg, Carolo Duci Bolton, Thomæ Duci Leeds, Carolo Duci Salop. Rob'to Comiti Lindsey Magno Camerario Angl., Carolo Comiti Carliol. Comiti Marescallo Angl., Alberico Comiti Oxon. Carolo Comiti Dorset et Midd'x, Carolo Comiti Manchester, Thomæ Comiti Stamford, Rob'to Comiti Sunderland, Carolo Comiti Berkeley, Laurentio Comiti Roffen. Will'o Comiti Portland, Rad'o Comiti Montagu, Joh'i Comiti Marlborough, Ric'o Comiti Scarbrough, Franc'o Comiti Bradford Thesaurario Hospitii Nostri, Henrico Comiti Romney Guardiano Quinque Portuum, Ed'r'o Comiti Orford, Reverendo in Christo Patri et Fideli Consiliario Nostro Hen'co Episcopo London. ac Prædilectis et Fidelibus Consiliariis Nostris Rob'to Domino Ferrers, Thomæ Domino Wharton Contrarotulatori Hospitii Nostri, Rob'to Domino Lexington, Joh'i Domino Sommers, et Carolo Domino Halifax, Salutem. Cum nuper, pro quibusdam arduis et urgentibus Negotiis, Nos, Statum et Defensionem Regni Nostri Angl. et Ecclesiæ Anglicanæ concernentibus, præsens hoc Parliamentum Nostrum apud Civitatem Nostram Westm. Sexto Die Februarii ult. præterit. inchoari et teneri ordinaverimus; a quo Die idem Parliamentum Nostrum usque ad et in Decimum Diem ejusdem Februarii prorogatum fuerat; et abinde, per separales Prorogationes et Adjournationes, ad et in instantem Diem Jovis, Tricesimum Diem Octobris, prorogatum et adjournatum fuerat, apud Civitatem Nostram Westm. prædictam, ibidem tunc tenendum et prosequendum: Sciatis tamen, quod, certis urgentibus Causis et Considerationibus Nos specialiter moventibus, idem Parliamentum Nostrum ulterius prorogandum duximus. De Fidelitate igitur, Prudentia et Circumspectionibus vestries plurimum confidentes, de Avisamento et Assensu Concilii Nostri, assignavimus vos Commissionarios Nostros; dantes vobis, et aliquibus Tribus vel pluribus vestrum, Tenore Præsentium, plenam Potestatem et Auctoritatem, hoc instante Die Jovis, præsens Parliamentum Nostrum, Nomine Nostro, usque ad et in diem Jovis, Sextum Diem Novembris jam prox. sequen. apud prædictam Civitatem Nostram Westm. prorogandum et continuandum, ibidemque tunc tenedum 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 exercendis, pareant, obediant, et intendant, prout decet. In cujus Rei Testimonium, has Literas Nostras fieri fecimus Patentes.

"Testibus, Thoma Archiepiscopo Cantuar. et cæteris Custodibus et Justiciariis Regni, apud Westm. Tricesimo Die Octobris, Anno Regni Nostri Decimo Tertio.

"Per ipsos Justiciarios, propriis Manibus signat.

"Wrighte."

Then the Earl of Oxford said,

Parliament prorogued.

"My Lords and Gentlemen,

"By virtue of His Majesty's Commission now read, and to us directed, we do, in His Majesty's Name, prorogue this Parliament to Thursday the Sixth Day of November next: And this Parliament is prorogued accordingly to Thursday the Sixth Day of November next."