House of Commons Journal Volume 9
20 November 1685


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'House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 20 November 1685', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 9: 1667-1687 (1802), pp. 761. URL: Date accessed: 02 October 2014.


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Veneris, 20 die Novembris, 1685.


Message to attend the King.

A MESSAGE, by Sir Thomas Duppa, Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod;

Mr. Speaker,

The King commands this honourable House to attend Him, immediately, in the House of Peers.

Parliament prorogued.

And accordingly Mr. Speaker, with the House, went up to attend his Majesty: Where his Majesty was pleased, by the Right honourable the Lord Chancellor of England, for many weighty Reasons, to prorogue the Parliament until the Tenth Day of February next.