Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

22.2.1674 (Sunday 22 February 1674)

document 70017435

22. Parliament prorogued to Nov. 10. K. speech smooth. a disappointment to the country. no notice of it in the Thursday gazette: they touched Arlington succession not in a papist. Ireland where the papists are mighty. and popery here and would give no money. god waited to be gracious by them to make peace with the Dutch. he will be exalted to do great things in his own time.