DIE Martis, 28 die Martii,
Domini tam Spirituales
quam Temporales, quorum nomina subscribuntur,
p. Epus. Dunelm.
p. Epus. Norwicen.
p. Epus. Roffen.
p. Epus. Co. et Lich.
p. Epus. Bath. et W.
p. Epus. Bangor.
p. Epus. Elien.
p. Epus. Cicestren.
p. Epus. Oxon.
p. Epus. Cestren.
p. Epus. Landaven.
p. Epus. Sarum.
p. Epus. Exon.
p. Epus. Meneven.
p. Epus. Bristol.
p. Epus. Glocestren.
|p. Thomas Coventre, Miles, Ds. Cust. Mag. Sigilli.
p. Comes Marleburgh, Magnus Thesaurar. Angliæ.
p. Comes Manchester, Præs. Conc. Domini Regis.
Comes Wigorn, Ds. Cust. Privati Sigilli, et Senesc. Hospitii.
p. Dux Buckingham, Mag. Admirall. Angliæ.
Comes Arundell et Surr. Comes Mares. Angliæ.
p. Comes Pembroc, Camerar. Hospitii.
p. Comes Rutland.
p. Comes Hertford.
p. Comes Essex.
p. Comes Lincoln.
p. Comes Nottingham.
p. Comes Dorsett.
p. Comes Sarum.
p. Comes Mountgomery.
p. Comes Bridgwater.
p. Comes North'ton.
p. Comes Devon.
p. Comes Cantaber.
p. Comes Denbigh.
p. Comes Angles.
p. Comes Clare.
p. Comes Bolingbrooke.
p. Comes Westmerland.
p. Comes Berk.
p. Comes Cleveland.
p. Comes Tottnes.
p. Comes Monmouth.
p. Vicecomes Wallingford.
p. Vicecomes Rotchford.
p. Vicecomes Say et Seale.
Ds. Conway, Prin. Sec.
p. Ds. Abergavenny.
p. Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Morley et M.
p. Ds. Dacres.
p. Ds. Scroope.
p. Ds. Duddeley.
p. Ds. Stourton.
Ds. Darcy et M.
p. Ds. Vaux.
p. Ds. Mordant.
Ds. St. John de Bas.
p. Ds. Cromewell.
p. Ds. Pagett.
p. Ds. North.
p. Ds. Howard de W.
p. Ds. Russell.
Ds. Grey de G.
p. Ds. Spencer.
p. Ds. Denny.
p. Ds. Stanhope de H.
Ds. Arundellde W.
Ds. Stanhope de Sh.
p. Ds. Noel.
p. Ds. Mountague.
p. Ds. Grey de W.
p. Ds. Vere.
p. Ds. Ley.
Absent Lord excused.
|Earl of Sussex,|
|Lord Bishop of London,|
vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Naturalizing of Samuell Powell.
Put to the Question, and generally Assented
vice lecta est Billa, An Act concerning
Ld. Percy introduced.
This Day, Algernon Lord Percy was brought into the
House, in his Barons Robes, between the Lord Willoughby and the Lord Cromwell, Garter going before; his
Lordship delivered his Writ of Summons, kneeling, unto
the Lord Keeper; which being read, he was led to his
Place, next unto the Lord Awdeley.
Message from the King, for the House to attend Him.
The Lord Keeper delivered this Message from the
King: videlicet, "That His Majesty's Pleasure is, That
their Lordships attend His Majesty To-morrow Morning, at Nine of the Clock, in the Hall at Whitehall."
Judges Opinions concerning the Office of Great Chamberlain.
The Lord Chief Justice reported unto the House,
That, according to the Orders of 20 and 22 Martii,
he and his Brethren have again considered of the Title
unto the Office of Lord Great Chamberlain; and that
Three of them are of one Mind, and Two of them of
another; wherefore they are ready to deliver their
Opinions severally, and their Reasons for the same.
Whereupon Mr. Baron Treavour began, and delivered
his Opinion, That the said Office of Lord Great Chamberlain doth of Right belong unto the Lord Willoughby;
and gave his Reason for the same.
Mr. Justice Yelverton delivered his Opinion, That the
Office of Great Chamberlain of England doth belong
unto the Lord Willoughby, as Heir General unto Henry
the last Earl of Oxon, deceased; and gave his Reasons
for the same.
Mr. Justice Dodderidge delivered his Opinion, That
the said Office is descended, and doth belong, unto the
Heir General of Henry the last Earl of Oxon, deceased;
and gave his Reasons for the same.
The Lord Chief Baron delivered his Opinion, That
the said Office of Lord Great Chamberlain of England
is descended, and ought to belong, unto the Heir Male
of Henry the last Earl of Oxon; videlicet, unto Robert de
Vere, the now Earl of Oxon, and gave his Reasons for
The Lord Chief Justice also delivered his Opinion,
That the said Office is descended, and ought to belong,
unto the said Robert de Vere, now Earl of Oxon, as
Heir Male unto Henry the last Earl of Oxon, deceased;
and gave his Reasons for the same.
Earl of Derby to be heard touching his Claim to it.
It is Ordered, That Counsel shall be heard here at
the Bar, next Thursday Morning, upon the Petition of
the Earl of Darby, and the Lady Elizabeth his Wife,
for the said Office of Lord Great Chamberlain of
England; and that the Lord Willoughbie's Counsel shall
be then heard also; and then, if Time will permit, the
House to give their Resolution touching the said Office.
Duke of Bucks not to answer the Votes again him in the House of Commons.
The Duke of Buckingham signified unto the House,
That he had lately received another Message from the
Commons House of Parliament, that they had voted
divers Particulars against his Grace; but deferred to
proceed further against him for some Time, in which
be might, if he would, send his Answer.
The House, understanding that the Particulars had
been vote first at a Sub-committee, and after reported
at the Grand Committee of the whole House of Commons, and there likewise voted before this Message was
sent to the Duke, then Lordships (in this respect) thought
fit, That his Grace should not answer.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse (fn. *) usque in diem Jovis proximum, videlicet, 30m diem instantis Martii, hora nona,
Dominis sic decernentibus.