House of Commons Journal Volume 11
21 October 1697


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'House of Commons Journal Volume 11: 21 October 1697', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 11: 1693-1697 (1803), pp. 791. URL: Date accessed: 28 November 2014.


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Jovis, 21 die Octobris;

Nono Gulielmi Tertii.

Parliament further prorogued.

THE House being met;

A Message was brought from the Lords, by Sir Fleetwood Shepherd, Gentleman-Usher of the BlackRod:

Mr. Speaker,

The Lords, authorized by virtue of his Majesty's Commission, desire the immediate Attendance of this Honourable House, in the House of Peers, to hear the said Commission read.

Accordingly, Mr. Speaker, with the House, went up to the House of Peers: Where the said Commission was read, for the Proroguing of the Parliament until the Three-and-twentieth Day of November next.

And the same was prorogued accordingly, until the Three-and-twentieth Day of November next.