House of Commons Journal Volume 9
16 April 1672


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'House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 16 April 1672', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 9: 1667-1687 (1802), pp. 244. URL: Date accessed: 23 October 2014.


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Martis, 16 die Aprilis, 1672.

Parliament further prorogued.

HIS Majesty having prorogued the Parliament to this Day; and having, by his Proclamation, declared his Pleasure for the further Prorogation thereof to the Thirtieth of October next ensuing;

And several Members of this his Majesty's House of Commons being this Day met in the House;

A Message was sent from the Lords, authorized by his Majesty's Commission, to desire their Attendance in the House of Peers.

And accordingly the Members here, with the Clerk of this House, went up to the House of Lords: Where the Right honourable the Lord Keeper of the Great Seal of England caused his Majesty's Commission to be read; and declared his Majesty's Pleasure for the Proroguing, and did prorogue the Parliament to the Thirtieth of October next.