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THE

LIVES

OF

THE LORD CHANCELLORS

AND

KEEPERS OF THE GREAT SEAL

OF

ENGLAND,

FROM THE EARLIEST TIMES TILL THE REIGN OF

KING GEORGE IV.

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PUBLIC LIBRARY 815323

ASTOR, LENOX AND TILDEN FO!: Dailusta

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WEST BROOKFIELD, MASS. STEAM PRESS OF 0. S. COOKE AND CO.

CONTENTS

33. Made

him, 32. Elected Speaker of the House of

Commons, 32. Made Chancellor of Court of Augmentations, 32. His religious
indifference, 32. Paymaster of the Army, 32. Assists in Persecution of Lutherans

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.

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