House of Commons Journal Volume 8
23 April 1666

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 23 April 1666', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 8: 1660-1667 (1802), pp. 624. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=26759 Date accessed: 18 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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23 die Aprilis, 18 Caroli IIdi Regis.

Parliament meets.

MR. Speaker, with the House, being met; And several Motions being made for Mr. Speaker to issue Warrants to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out Writs, for electing new Members to serve in the stead of others which were dead or removed;

The Question being put, and Votes given in the Affirmative;

And Mr. Speaker being just putting the Question in the Negative;

Parliament further prorogued.

The Usher of the Black Rod knocking at the House Door, no further Proceeding could be had.

A Message from the Lords, by Sir John Eyton, Usher of the Black Rod;

Mr. Speaker,

The Lords, commissionated by his Majesty, desire the Presence of this House in the House of Peers.

And Mr. Speaker, with the House, went up to attend the Lords.

And his Majesty's Commission was read in the House of Peers; Whereby the Parliament was prorogued to the Eighteenth Day of September next.