House of Lords Journal Volume 12: 24 February 1674

Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 12, 1666-1675. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 12: 24 February 1674', in Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 12, 1666-1675, (London, 1767-1830) pp. 648-649. British History Online [accessed 4 March 2024]


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DIE Martis, 24 die Februarii.


Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

His Royal Highness the Duke of York.
Arch. Cant.
Arch. Eborac.
Epus. London.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Petriburgh.
Epus. Rochester.
Epus. Landaff.
Epus. Lyncolne.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Chichester.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Epus. Chester.
Epus. Bangor.
Dux Cumberland.
Ds. Finch, Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Ds. Thesaurarius Angliæ.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Bucks.
Marq. de Worcester.
Comes de Lyndsey, Magnus Camerarius Angl.
Comes de Brecknock, Senescallus Hospitii Domini Regis.
Comes S'ti Albani, Camerarius Hospitii Domini Regis.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Suff.
Comes Dorset.
Comes Sarum.
Comes Bridgwater.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Warwick & Holl.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Clare.
Comes Westmerland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Berks.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Dover.
Comes Petriburgh.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Bath.
Comes Carlile.
Comes Craven.
Comes Aylisbury.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Shaftsbury.
Vicecomes Conway.
Vicecomes Stafford.
Vicecomes Fauconberg.
Vicecomes Mordant.
Vicecomes Hallyfax.
Ds. Awdley.
Ds. Berkley.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Stourton.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Windsor.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. Grey de Wark.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Herbert de Cher.
Ds. Newport.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Widdrington.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Astley.
Ds. Bellasis.
Ds. Gerard de Brand.
Ds. Berkley de Strat.
Ds. Delamer.
Ds. Townsend.
Ds. Fretchvile.
Ds. Arundell de Trer.
Ds. Butler de M. Parke.
Ds. Duras.
Ds. Grey de Rolleston.


King present.

His Majesty sitting in His Royal Throne, in His Regal Robes and Ornaments, the Peers being also in their Robes; the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod was commanded to signify to the House of Commons His Majesty's Pleasure, "That they come presently to attend His Majesty."

Hitherto examined by us,

J. Bridgewater.

The Commons being come, with their Speaker; His Majesty made a short Speech, to this Effect:

King's Speech.

"That when His Majesty was here last, He told them, that the Peace was signed: He was come now to tell them, that it is ratified; and His Majesty hopes it will be a happy and a lasting Peace to both Nations.

"This, and the Spring coming on so fast, His Majesty said, He knows they will all desire to be at Home in their several Countries, where they may do their own Business and His Majesty's also. His Majesty therefore thinks it fit to make a Recess at this Time; the Winter being more fit for Business and Consultation here. In the mean while, His Majesty will do His Endeavour to satisfy the World of His Stedfastness to the Protestant Religion as it is now established; and of His Desire for the securing of their Properties. And so, His Majesty said, He hath given Order to the Lord Keeper to prorogue the Parliament to the Tenth of November next."

Then the Lord Keeper said,

Parliament prorogued.

"It is His Majesty's Pleasure, That this Parliament be prorogued to the Tenth Day of November next; and this Parliament is prorogued to the Tenth Day of November next."