By the Lords Justices,

  • Tho. Cantuar.
  • Sommers C.
  • Pembroke C P S.
  • Devonshire,
  • Marlborough,
  • Romney,
  • Orford,
  • Cha. Montague.

WHereas His Majesty by His Royal Proclamation of the Seventh Day of July last, did Declare His Royal Intention to give Directions to the Lord Chancellor, for Issuing out of Writs in due Form of Law for Calling a New Parliament, which should begin and be holden at Westminster on Wednesday the Twen­ty fourth Day of this Instant August; And where­as since that time Writs have accordingly Issued Returnable on the said Twenty fourth Day of this Instant August; We, by the Advice of His Majesties most Honourable Privy Council, for Weighty Rea­sons Vs thereunto moving, Do hereby Publish and Declare, That the said Parliament shall not upon the said Twenty fourth Day of August Sit for the Dispatch of Business, but shall be then Prorogued to the Twenty seventh Day of September next; Where­of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Knights, Citizens and Bur­gesses of the House of Commons, and all others, whom it may Concern, may take Notice: We Letting them know, That the Attendance of any of them on the said Twenty fourth Day of August will not be Expected, but of such who being in and about the Cities of London and Westminster may Attend the Making the said Prorogation, in such manner as heretofore in like Cases has beén Accustomed. And We do hereby further Declare, That convenient No­tice shall be given by Proclamation of the Time when the Parliament shall be Holden and Sit for the Dispatch of Business, to the End that the Members of both Houses may Order their Affairs accordingly.

God save the King.

London, Printed by Charles Bill, and the Executrix of Thomas Newcomb, deceas'd, Printers to the Kings most Excellent Majesty. 1698.

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