House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 25 July 1667

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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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Jovis, 25to Die Julii, Anno Regni Caroli Secundi Regis 19.


Parliament meets.

HIS Majesty having, on the Eighth Day of February last, prorogued the Parliament unto the Tenth Day of October, next ensuing; and being advised, That the weighty Affairs of the Kingdom might require a sooner Day of their Meeting; his Majesty therefore, by his Proclamation, having summoned them to meet on this Day;

And the House being accordingly met; Mr. Speaker informs them, That his Majesty had commanded him to let them know, That, conceiving the House might not be full at the first Meeting, he had deferred his Coming to acquaint them with what he had to say, till Monday next: And that the House should adjourn till that Day.

Disbanding the Forces.

Resolved, upon the Question, Nemine contradicente, That his Majesty be humbly desired, by such Members of this House as are of his Privy Council, That, when a Peace is concluded, the new-raised Forces be disbanded.

Resolved, upon the Question, That the House be adjourned until Monday Morning next.