House of Commons Journal Volume 8
21 June 1665


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'House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 21 June 1665', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 8: 1660-1667 (1802), pp. 613. URL: Date accessed: 26 November 2014.


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21 die Junii, 17 Caroli Secundi Regis.

Parliament further prorogued.

HIS Majesty having, the Second Day of March last, prorogued the Parliament to this present One-andtwentieth Day of June; and by his Proclamation, having since declared his Pleasure for the further Prorogation thereof to the First of August 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 First Day of August.

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 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 First Day of August next.