A PROCLAMATION For the further Proroguing the Parliament.


THe Kings most Excellent Majesty, taking into His Princely Consideration, the hazardous consequences, and perils which may ensue by the extraordinary resort of people which must ne­cessarily attend the Sitting of the Parliament, if the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons should Assemble at Westminster at the time now prefixt; by which occasion (espe­cially at this season of the year) the late Contagion in the Cities of London and Westminster, (where at present, by Gods great mercy, it is almost totally abated) may be again increased; And for other weighty considerations, His Majesty doth by the Advice of His Privy Council, Publish, Notifie, and Declare His Will and Pleasure to be, That the Parliament shall be Prorogued from the Three and twentieth day of this instant Moneth of April, until the Eighteenth day of September now next coming: Whereof the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, Knights, Citizens and Burgesses, and all others whom it may concern, may hereby take notice, and order their Affairs accordingly: We letting them know, That We will not at the said Three and twentieth day of April, expect the attendance of any, but onely such as being in or about Our Cities of London or Westminster, may attend the making of the said Prorogation, as heretofore in like case hath been accustomed.

God save the King.

LONDON, Printed by John Bill and Christopher Barker, Printers to the Kings most Excellent Majesty, 1666.

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