House of Commons Journal Volume 9
23 August 1680

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 23 August 1680', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 9: 1667-1687 (1802), pp. 636. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=27794 Date accessed: 26 October 2014.


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Lunæ, 23 die Augusti, 1680.

Parliament further prorogued.

The House being this Day met;

A Message was delivered by Sir Edward Carterett, Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod; viz.

Gentlemen of the House of Commons,

The Lords, authorized by his Majesty, desire the immediate Attendance of this honourable House, in the House of Peers, to hear the King's Commission read.

And accordingly the House went up to the House of Peers: Where his Majesty's Commission, for Proroguing of this present Parliament until the One-and-twentieth Day of October next, being read; the Parliament was accordingly prorogued to that Time.