A PROCLAMATION, Adjourning the Parliament from the eighth of April, to the ninth of September. 1684.

CHARLES, By the Grace of GOD, King of Great Britain, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith;
To Our Lyon King at Arms, and his Brethren Heraulds, Macers of Our Privy Council, Pursevants, and Messengers at Arms: Our Sheriffs in that part, conjunctly and severally, specially constitute, Greeting:

Whereas, We, by Our Royal Proclamation, of the fifth day of November last, Adjourned the Parliament of this Our Ancient Kingdom, to the eighth day of April thereafter, next ensuing, and seing the present state of Our Affairs do not yet require their meeting so soon, and We being unwilling, that the Members should be put to the trouble and charge of Meeting at that time, Have therefore, with advice of Our Privy Council, thought fit by this Our Royal Proclamation, to continue the Adjourn­ment of Our said Parliament from the said eighth day of April, to the ninth day of September next ensuing the Date of these Presents: We being alwayes resolved to continue Our dearest Royal Brother to be Our High Commissioner in all the Sessions, and until the end of that Our Parliament: And to the effect, all the Members thereof may attend that day, in the usual way, and upon the accustomed Certifications, and that Our Pleasure may be known in the Premises, OUR WILL IS, and We Charge you strictly, and Command, that incontinent these Our Letters seen, ye pass to the Mercat Cross of Edinburgh, and remanent Mercat Crosses of the Burghs of this Kingdom, and thereat, in Our Name and Authority, by open Proclamation, make Publication of the said Adjournment of Our said Parliament, from the said eighth day of April, to the said ninth day of September, next ensuing; Requiring hereby all the Members of that Our Parliament to attend that day, in the usual way, and upon the accustomed Certifications. The which to do, We commit to you conjunctly and severally, Our full Power, by these Our Letters, delivering them by you duely Execute, and Indorsed again to the Bearer.

Per Actum Dominorum Secreti Concilij. WILL. PATERSON, Cl. Sti. Concilij.

GOD Save the KING.

EDINB∆≤RGH, Printed by the Heir of Andrew Anderson, Printer to His Most Sacred Majesty: Anno DOM. 1684.

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