PROCLAMATION Adjourning the Parliament.

WILLIAM 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, Messengers at Arms, Our Sheriffs in that part, Conjunctly and Severaly, spe­cially Constitute, Greeting;

Forasmuch as, We by Our Proclamation of the Date the seventh Day of June instant, did Adjourn this Our currant Parliament, to the twelfth Day of July next to come; and whereas the present State of Our Affairs, does not require the Meeting of Our said Parliament, so soon as the said Day to which it was Adjourned: Therefore We with Advice of the Lords of Our Privy Council, are resolved to con­tinue the said Adjournment, from the said Twelfth Day of July next to come, to the Nineteenth Day of the said Moneth of July, at which time We are fully resolved Our said Parliament shall Meet, and that the Members of Our said currant Parliament, be not put to unnecessar Trouble and Charges, We do hereby with Advice foresaid, continue the Adjournment of our said Parlia­ment, from the said Twelfth Day of July next to come, to the said Nine­teenth Day of the said Moneth: And We do hereby Order and Require all the Members of Our said Parliament, to attend the said Nineteenth Day of July next, at Edinburgh, in the usual way, and under the Certifications con­tained in the several Acts of Parliament made thereanent. OUR WILL IS HEREFORE, and We Charge you strictly and Command, that in con­tinent, thir Our Letters seen, ye pass to the Mercat Cross of Edinburgh, and and to the Mercat-Crosses of the remnant head Burghs of the several Shires, and Stewartries of this Our Ancient Kingdom, and there by open proclama­tion, make Intimation, that Our said Parliament is Adjourned, to the said Nineteenth Day of the said Moneth of July next. And Ordains these Presents to be Printed.

Per Actum Dominorum Secreti Concilii GILB. ELIOT. Cls. Sti. Concilii.

GOD Save the King.

Edinburgh, Printed by the Heirs and Successors of Andrew Anderson Printer to the Kings Most Excellent Majesty, Anno Dom. 1698.

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