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THE LORD CHANCELLORS
KEEPERS OF THE GREAT SEAL
FROM THE EARLIEST TIMES TILL THE REIGN OF
KING GEORGE IV.
PUBLIC LIBRARY 815323
ASTOR, LENOX AND TILDEN FO!: Dailusta
WEST BROOKFIELD, MASS. STEAM PRESS OF 0. S. COOKE AND CO.
Office of Chirographer conferred upon
him, 32. Elected Speaker of the House of
Commons, 32. Made Chancellor of Court of Augmentations, 32. His religious
a Peer, 33 His Title, 33. His Disappoiniment, 33. Appointed Lord
Chancellor, 33. His Conduct as a Judge, 34. He passes Patent, giving Precedence
to Somerset with a non obstante, 34. A Parliament, 35. Wholesome Laws passed
Lord Seymour, 36. Lurd Seymour committed to the Tower, 37. Bill of Attainder
ities of Lord Chancellor Rich, 38. His Conduct on the Fall of Somerset, 38.
Takes Part with Warwick, 39. Proceedings against Somerset, 39. Lord Chan-
cellor burns Anabaptists and Arians, 40. His Visit to the Princess Mary, 41.
12 Trial of Somerset, 42. Lord Chancellor feigns sickness, 43. Lord Chancel-
lor Rich flees from public Life, 43. His Retreat, 43. His rapid Recovery, 44.
Dies forgotten, 44. His Descendants, 44. His Character, 44.