Veneris, 15 die Februarii
Anno Willielmi & Mariæ, Regis & Reginæ, 1°.
His Majesty's Answer on receiving the Declaration.
MR. Speaker reports, that what his Majesty was
pleased to speak on Wednesday last to both
Houses, when they had presented to Him and the Queen
their Declaration in the Banqueting House, was to the
Effect, and, as near as he could collect, in the Words
THIS is certainly the greatest Proof of the Trust you
have in Us that can be given; which is the Thing that
maketh Us value it the more, and we thankfully accept
what you have offered to Us.
And, as I had no other Intention in coming hither,
than to preserve your Religion, Laws, and Liberties, so
you may be sure, that I shall endeavour to support them;
and shall be willing to concur in any thing that shall be
for the Good of the Kingdom; and to do all that is in My
Power to advance the Welfare and Glory of the Nation.
And that thereupon the Lords and Commons went
immediately to proclaim the King and Queen.
Address of Thanks.
Resolved, That the humble Thanks of this House be
returned to the King and Queen, by such Members of
this House as are of the Privy Council, for their Majesties gracious Answer, on Wednesday, to both Houses,
upon presenting the Declaration to their Majesties by
Leave of Absence.
Ordered, That Sir John Doyley and Sir Wm. Morley
have Leave to go into the Country for their Healths.
Mr. Hamden, One of his Majesty's Privy Council,
acquaints the House from his Majesty, That it was his
Majesty's Desire, that this House would adjourn until
Resolved, That this House will adjourn until Monday
Ordered, That all Committees be adjourned.
And then the House adjourned till Monday Morning,
Nine a Clock.