Prayers said. The rolls called.

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Procedure: minutes read; act debated and amended

The minutes of the last sederunt read.

The act for security proceeded in and a clause offered declaring that the estates should not nominate the successor in the event contained in the act during some days after their first meeting, which being considered the question was first stated, if the number of these days should be twenty or thirty, and thereafter, it being moved that the question might rather be stated, if the days should be thirty or sixty, the vote was asked whether the first state or the second should be put to the vote and carried that the first state should be put to the vote. Then the vote being asked whether twenty or thirty days, carried twenty. After which it was acquiesced to without a vote that these twenty days being elapsed the estates shall proceed to make the said nomination with all convenient diligence.

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Procedure: adjournment

The lord chancellor, by order of her majesty's high commissioner, adjourned the parliament until Friday next at 10 o'clock.

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