Martis, 10 die Octobris, Anno Regni Caroli Secundi Regis 17.
The King's Speech.
THE House being met; Mr. Speaker, with the
House, went to attend his Majesty at Christ Church.
Mr. Speaker reports, That fearing he might do his
Majesty an Injury, if he should trust his Memory to
repeat what he had delivered to both Houses, he had
obtained the Favour from his Majesty to have his Speech
Which Mr. Speaker having read;
Thanks for Speech.
Resolved, &c. That the humble and hearty Thanks of
this House be returned to his Majesty, for his Care
and Conduct in the Preservation of his People, and the
Honour of this Nation: And that this House will assist
his Majesty with their Lives and Fortunes against the
Dutch, or any others that shall assist them, in Opposition
to his Majesty.
Resolved, &c. That the humble Thanks of this House
be also returned to his Majesty, for the Care he hath had
of the Person of his Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.
Resolved, &c. That a Message be sent to the Lords,
for their Concurrence to these Votes: And that Sir
Thomas Thompkins do go up to the Lords to desire their
The King's Speech to be considered.
Resolved, &c. That the Matter of the King's Majesty's
Speech, and Supply, be taken into Consideration, the
first Business, To-morrow Morning.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, Eight of the Clock.