House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 1 August 1665

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Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 8, 1660-1667. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.

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Martis, 1 die Augusti, 17 Caroli Secundi Regis.

Parliament further prorogued.

HIS Majesty having, the One-and-twentieth Day of June last, prorogued the Parliament to this present First Day of August; and, by his Proclamation, having since declared his Pleasure for the further Prorogation thereof to the Third Day of October next ensuing; his Majesty was also further pleased to grant a Commission to certain of the Lords, to declare his Pleasure for proroguing the Parliament to the said Third Day of October.

And the said Lords, commissionated by his Majesty, with divers other Lords, being met in that House; and Mr. Speaker, with divers Members of the House of Commons, being met in this House;

A Message was sent from the Commissioners authorized by his Majesty, to desire the Presence of Mr. Speaker, and such Members as were met in this House, in the House of Peers.

And accordingly Mr. Speaker, with the Members of this House, went up to attend the Lords: And his Majesty's Commission was there read; whereby the Parliament was prorogued to the Third Day of October next.