House of Commons Journal Volume 10
20 September 1689


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'House of Commons Journal Volume 10: 20 September 1689', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 10: 1688-1693 (1802), pp. 271. URL: Date accessed: 21 November 2014.


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Veneris, 20 die Septembris. 1° Gulielmi et Mariæ.


A Member takes Oaths.

COLONEL Beaumont, Governor of Dover, being returned a Baron for the Port of Hastings, took the Oaths; and repeated and subscribed the Declaration or Test.

Stockbridge Writ.

Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do grant his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to issue out a new Writ for the Electing of a Member to serve in this present Parliament for the Borough of Stockbridge, in the County of Southampton, in the room of Mr. Oliver St. Johns, deceased.


Mr. Comptroller informed the House, He had it in Command from his Majesty, to acquaint the House, That it was his Majesty's Pleasure, That the House should adjourn themselves till the Nineteenth Day of October next: And that his Majesty had directed him further to acquaint them, that he intended both Houses should then continue to sit; and that he would issue a Proclamation, to give publick Notice thereof.

And then the House adjourned till the Nineteenth Day of October next accordingly, Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.