Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 6, 1643. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Martis, videlicet, 12 die Martii, post meridiem.
Answer from the H. C.
Sir Henry Vane's Examination against the Archbishop of Canterbury.
The Earl of Rutland and the Lord Howard reported to this House, "That, according to their Lordships Order, they have taken the Examination of Sir Henry Vane Knight; and they desired how the same should be disposed of:" And it is Ordered, That it shall be delivered to the Committee of the House of Commons.
Archbishop of Canterbury's Trial.
The Lords being ready for the Trial of the Archbishop of Canterbury, and the Committee of the House of Commons that managed the Evidence being ready, the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod was commanded to bring in the Prisoner; and accordingly he was brought to the Bar, where he kneeled as a Delinquent, until he was commanded to stand up.
And this House Ordered, That the same Course shall be observed in the proceeding of the managing of the Evidence as was on the Trial of the Earl of Strafford; which was, to answer particularly to every several Article.
Then the First and further Articles against him were read, and likewise his Answer to the same; which being done, Mr. Serjeant Wyld made a Speech, by (fn. 1) Way of Introduction; which being done, the Bishop, by Leave of the House, made a short Speech in Answer to it.
Ordered, That this House will proceed further in the Trial of the Archbishop of Canterbury To-morrow Morning, at Eight of the Clock; and that the Lieutenant of The Tower shall bring him again To-morrow Morning.