House of Commons Journal Volume 10
5 October 1691


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'House of Commons Journal Volume 10: 5 October 1691', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 10: 1688-1693 (1802), pp. 538. URL: Date accessed: 24 November 2014.


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Lunæ, 5 die Octobris; 3° Gulielmi et Mariæ.

Parliament further prorogued.

THE Parliament being prorogued to this Day;

And their Majesties having, by their Royal Proclamation, signified their Pleasure, That there should be again a further Prorogation until the Two-and-twentieth of October instant;

And the House being met;

A Message was delivered, by Sir Thomas Duppa, Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod;

Mr. Speaker, The Lords, authorized by virtue of their Majesties Commission, desire the immediate Attendance of this honourable House, in the House of Peers, to hear the said Commission read.

And accordingly Mr. Speaker, with the House, went up to the House of Peers; and heard the said Commission read: Which was, for proroguing the Parliament until the Two-and-twentieth of October instant.

And accordingly the Parliament was prorogued until the Two-and-twentieth Day of October instant.