House of Commons Journal Volume 11
17 June 1697


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'House of Commons Journal Volume 11: 17 June 1697', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 11: 1693-1697 (1803), pp. 790. URL: Date accessed: 27 November 2014.


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ovis, 17 die Junii;

9° Gulielmi Tertii.

Parliament further prorogued.

THE House being met; and Mr. Speaker being in the Country;

A Message was brought from the Lords, by Sir Fleetwood Shepherd, Gentleman-Usher of the Black Rod:

Gentlemen of the House of Commons,

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

Accordingly, the House, with the Clerk, went up to the House of Peers: Where the said Commission was read, for proroguing the Parliament until the 22d Day of July next.

And the same was prorogued, accordingly, to the 22d Day of July next.