Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 3, 1620-1628. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Mercurii, 25 Februarii,
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales, quorum nomina subscribuntur, præsentes fuerunt:
Carolus Princeps Walliæ, etc.
Ld. Berkley's Leave to be absent.
THE Lord Berkley hath Leave to be absent.
Duke of Buckingham introduced.
Hodie, George Duke of Buckingham, being appareled in his Parliament Robes, and Garter Principal King of Arms in his Coat of Arms going before, was brought into the Parliament House, between the Earl of Oxon, (Great Chamberlain) and the Earl of Cambridge (Lord Steward of the Household), and placed on the Earls Bench, in his due Place.
E. of Kent introduced.
In like Manner, Hen. Earl of Kent was brought in by the Earls of Essex and Lincoln, and placed in his due Place, between the Earls of Shrewsbury and Derby.
E. of Exeter introduced.
In like Manner, William Earl Exeter was brought in, by the said Earls of Essex and Lincoln, and placed in his due Place, next to the Earls of Salisbury and Mountgomerie.
E. of Carlisle introduced.
And James Earl of Carlile was brought in, by the said Earls, in like Manner, and placed between the Earls of Holdernesse and Denbigh.
E. of Denbeigh introduced.
So also was William Earl of Denbigh, and placed next to the Earl of Carlile.
E. of Middlesex introduced.
And Lyonell Earl of Midd. also, and placed (according to his Creation) next to the Earl of Denbigh.
E. of Anglesey introduced.
And so was Christopher Earl of Anglesey brought in, by the said Earls of Essex and Lincoln, and placed next to the Earl of Midd.
Ld. Andover introduced.
This Day also, Thomas Viscount Andever was brought into the Parliament House, with like Ceremony, by the Earl of Essex and the Viscount Wallingford, and placed next to the Viscount Rocheford.
Ld. Delawarr introduced.
And Henry Lord De la Warre was brought, with like Ceremony, by the Lord Spencer and the Lord Stanhope of Harington, and placed on the Baron's Bench, between the Lords Willoughbie and Berkley.
Ld. Cary introduced.
And Robert Lord Cary of Lepington, and placed next to the Lord Mountague.
Ld. Grey introduced.
And William Lord Grey of Werke, and placed next to the Lord Carye of Leppington.
Hospitals and Work-houses.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the reviving and making perpetual of One Act, made in the 39th Year of the Reign of the late Queen Elizabeth, intituled, An Act for erecting of Hospitals, and Abiding and Working Houses, for the Poor.
And, being put to the Question, was generally Assented unto.
The Report which was to be made this Day by the Lord Keeper of the Duke of Buck's Narration Yesterday to both Houses, is deferred until Friday next, at the Prince's Motion.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem crastinum, videlicet, vicesimum sextum diem instantis Februarii, hora 9a, Dominis sic decernentibus.