PROCLAMATION Adjourning the Parliament to the 5th of March 1700 years

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 severally, specially Con­stitute, Greeting:

Forasmuch as, We by Our Proclamation of the Date the last day of August last by-past, did Adjourn this Our currant Parliament to the Eight day of November instant; and whereas the present state of Our Affairs does not require the Meeting of Our 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 Eight Day of November instant, to the Fifth Day of March 1700 next to come. And that the Members of Our said Parliament be not put to un­necessary Trouble and Charges before that time, We do hereby with Advice foresaid continue the Adjournment of Our said Parliament from the said eight day of November instant, to the said fifth day of March next to come 1700 years; And We do hereby with Advice foresaid Order and Require all the Members of Our said Parliament to attend the said fifth day of March next to come at Edinburgh, in the usual manner, & under the Certifications contained in the several Acts of Parliament made thereanent. Our Will is herefore, and We Charge you strictly and Command, that incontinent these Our Letters seen, ye pass to the Mercat-Cross of Edinburgh, and to the other Mercat-crosses of the remanent haill Head-Burghs of the several Shires and Stewartries of this Our ancient Kingdom, & thereat, by open Proclamation, make Intimation, that Our said Parliament is Adjourned to the said fifth day of March next to come. 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 King's most Excellent Majesty, 1699.

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