The House of Lords, 1603-1649: Structure, Procedure, and the Nature of Its Business

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INDEX
The date following a title indicates the year in which a peer assumed that rank; above and below in cross-references indicate that the reference is to another subheading under the same heading, not to a separate heading.
Abbey, Westminster, 3, 4, 5
Abbot, George, archbishop of Canterbury ( 1611-33), 95, 193, 196
allowed to sit while speaking, 193
as royal commissioner, 206
attendance at parliament ( 1628), 233 (n. 149)
requests House not sit on convocation days, 23-24, 35
Abergavenny. See Bergavenny
Acts
allegedly forged, 61, 62
calendar of, 48, 58
continuance of, 205
enrollment of, 192
fees for copies, 51, 61
printing of, 48, 52, 192
private, 191-92
public: House of origin, 201
record of. See Roll, parliament; Roll, statute storage of, 44, 49
See also Bills; Legislation
Acunas, Don Diego Sarmiento de, Condé de Gondomar, Spanish ambassador, 5
Adjournment, 23, 302 (n. 1)
by House, 23, 41, 95, 235 (n. 208)
by king, 7, 23, 29; Lords' consent to, 38, 235 (n. 213)
Committee for Privileges considers procedure, 138
committees' status during, 23, 95-96, 235 (n. 213)
in presiding officer's absence, 238 (n. 5)
writ for, 23
Admiral, lord high
as trier of petitions, 238 (n. 12)
See also Howard, Charles, Baron Howard of Effingham ( 1585-1619); Villiers, George ( 1619-28); Percy, Algernon ( 1636-42); Rich, Robert, 2nd earl of Warwick ( 1643-45)
Admiralty, Committee for, 119
Admiralty, Court of, 105, 108
Agenda. See under House of Lords
Alford, Edward, MP, 73, 74, 202
Alienations, bill of, 196
Allen, Edward, 184
Allicock (clerk's assistant), 249 (n. 94)
Altham, James, serjeant at law, 152
Ambassadors
French. See Ferté-Imbaut, Marquis de la; Fontaine, M. de la; Mende, bishop of Spanish, 5
Venetian, 11, 233 (n. 149)
Andrews, Euseby: case of, 256 (n. 54), 268 (n. 188)
Andrews, Lancelot, bishop of Winchester ( 1619-26), 18
Anne of Denmark, queen of England: bill concerning, 83, 190
Appeal, cases of
continue from parliament to parliament, 268 (n. 193)
Lords' jurisdiction in, 149, 187, 188
use of evidence in, 268 (n. 190)
See also Error, cases of
Appeal of treason or felony, 162-63
Bristol's charges against Buckingham as, 166-67
Army Plot, 90
Arundel, earls of. See Howard, Thomas (2nd earl, 1604); Howard, Henry Frederick (3rd earl, 1646)

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • PART ONE - THE STRUCTURE OF THE HOUSE 1
  • I - THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE AND THEIR CHAMBER 3
  • 2 - THE PRESIDING OFFICER 28
  • 3 - THE CLERK 44
  • 4 - OTHER OFFICERS OF THE HOUSE 64
  • 5 - THE ASSISTANTS 70
  • 6 - COMMITTEES 87
  • 7 - CONFERENCES 126
  • PART TWO - THE BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE 135
  • 8 - PRIVILEGE 137
  • 9 - JUDICATURE 149
  • 10 - LEGISLATION 189
  • PART THREE - THE END OF A PARLIAMENT 203
  • II - CONCLUSION 205
  • ABBREVIATIONS AND SHORT TITLES 211
  • Index 305
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