Jovis, 5 Novembris, 16 Caroli Regis, 1640. Post Meridiem.
The King attended.
THIS Afternoon, about Two of Clock, his Majesty
came by Water, and landed at Parliament Stairs:
About half an Hour after, the Gentleman Usher of the
Lords House came, and told the Speaker Elect, that his
Majesty was come to the Upper House, and expected him
immediately: Thereupon Mr. Speaker, accompanied with
Mr. Treasurer of the King's Houshold, and such others
of the House, as pleased-
Mr. Speaker returned from the Lords House, with the
Mace carried before him: And after Three Obeisances
solemnly made, and he in his Chair, and the House
settled; after a little Pause, was, after the usual Manner,
read, pro forma; a Bill, viz.
vice lecta, An Act to prevent Inconveniencies happening by Occupancy.
To meet To-morrow Morning at Eight of Clock.