Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 11, 1660-1666. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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Anno 16 Caroli Secundi.
DIE Mercurii, Decimo Sexto die Martii, 1663, Anno Regni Serenissimi Domini nostri Caroli Secundi, Dei Gratiâ, Angliæ, Scotiæ, Franciæ, et Hib. Regis, Fidei Defensoris, &c. Decimo Sexto, in quem diem præsens hæc Tertia Sessio Parliamenti prorogata fuit, et Loco prædict. Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales quorum Nomina subsequuntur præsentes fuerunt:
This Day is the First Day of this Session of Parliament.
C. J. C. P. Speaker.
The Lord Chancellor, in regard of Want of Health, could not attend the House this Day: Therefore a Commission was granted to Sir Orlando Bridgman Knight and Baronet, Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas, signed by the King, and under the Great Seal of England, to execute that Place in the Absence of the Lord Chancellor.
Message from the King, that He will come to the House on Monday.
The Speaker signified to the House, "That His Majesty did intend to have come to the House this Day; but, in regard He understands that many Members of Parliament are coming up, and are not yet come, His Majesty thinks it fit to defer it until Monday Morning next, at which Time He intends to come in Person."
Dominus Capitalis Justiciarius de Com. Placit. declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Lunæ, videlicet, 21um diem instantis Martii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.